chief engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Hardworking and reliable Designated Duty Engineer with strong ability in Diesel powerplant and Preventative maintenance skills. Offering sound judgement skills, ingenuity when problems arise and Ability to exert moderate to heavy physical effort in handling engine room equipment . Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Possess and maintains current U.S. Coast Guard license for Designated Duty Engineer 4000 horsepower, Qualified Member of Engine Department, Ordinary Seaman
  • Capacity Rating with U.S. Coast Guard license for Assistant Engineer (Limited) motor vessels less than 1600 gross register tons 4000 horsepower or less Restricted to North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division
  • Possess and maintains Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Knowledge of U.S. Coast Guard regulations and rules pertaining to the engine department to include but not limited to OSHA, ANSI, ABS, CFR's, and EPA.
Education and Training
West Carteret High School Morehead City, NC Expected in 06/1999 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Wilkes Community College Wilkesboro, NC Expected in : Building Construction Technology - GPA :

Possesses the Following Merchant Mariner Credentials

  • DDE 4000
  • QMED
  • Ordinary Seaman
  • Assistant Engineer (Limited) 1600 GRT/ 4000HP Restricted to North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferries
  • TWIC
Mantech International Corporation - Chief Engineer
Smyrna, TN, 04/2015 - Current
  • Stand watch which includes exiting the engine room at prescribed time frames during watch to conduct routine inspections of equipment spaces including auxiliary machine spaces, bow thruster compartment, steering gear and rudder areas, marine sanitation system.
  • Maintain engine room equipment to include starts, stops, and adjustments to engines. Observes pressures and temperature gauges and alarms to include listen for sounds which indicate abnormal operating conditions.
  • Performs routine maintenance of all mechanical and electrical equipment to ensure proper functioning; and assist vessel Mechanics with major equipment repairs. Maintenance to include diesel engines, generators, motors, starters, plumbing, heating, ventilating, electrical distribution and communication systems, fire pumps, pilot house and engine room controls, steering rams and hydraulic lines, fire fighting and life saving equipment, lighting, potable water systems and filters.
  • Makes periodic inspections of all mechanical equipment to insure proper performance, repairs, and maintenance, and to determine that all equipment is properly lubricated and clean. Personally performs repair work from minor jobs to assisting mechanics complete overhauls. Makes periodic inspections of firefighting and lifesaving equipment to insure readiness for emergency needs, and ascertains that all mechanical equipment requiring paint is properly cleaned and painted periodically or as required by regulations or established policy. Ensures that all tests and analyses are conducted in connection with the operation of machinery
  • Keeps engine room, machinery spaces, machinery and tools clean and stored in a orderly manner. Routinely perform checks on Bilges and pumps and or remove water through approved system.
  • Request requisitions for machinery spare parts, lubricants, materials, and supplies required for operation and maintenance of engine department. Maintains stock of such spare parts and supplies as may be required for emergency repairs and to assure efficient operation of the vessel.
Speedway Motorsports, Inc. - Fiberglass Fabricator
Kearneysville, WV, 07/2012 - 05/2015
  • Set and checked dies and cut-out patterns for conformity with requested specifications, blueprints and dimensions.
  • Inspected finished product by checking appearance, measurements and looking for defects such as dead spots or bubbles.
  • Managed lamination process by observing cure time and surface temperature to adjust for quality results.
  • Troubleshoot marine electrical wiring to include but not limited to engine wiring, electronic equipment, system platforms. Utilized testing instruments to include gages, ammeters, ohmmeters.
  • Performed structural repairs to floating platforms. Interpret and apply working drawings, sketches, diagrams, blueprints, and other reflected technical manuals.
Centerline Drivers - Class a CDL Truck Driver
Shrewsbury, MA, 05/2010 - 07/2012
  • Achieved clean driving record for 2 years with no points, moving violations or preventable accidents.
  • Delivered and unloaded products at designated location at customer site using specialized equipment, including tractor-trailer, ramps, lift gates, pallet jacks and load bars.
  • Drove commercial vehicles over-the-road across 10 states and mastered state, local and federal traffic laws and regulations, resulting in safe on-time deliveries and satisfied customers.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Adhered to all Department of Transportation processes when delivering hazardous chemicals on highways.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition
Lineage Logistics - Owner/Operator
Norfolk, VA, 04/2000 - 05/2010
  • Managed projects for Commercial and Residential clients with budgets in excess of $350,000 and supervised labor, equipment and materials. Worked closely with local and state officials in the permitting and planning of said projects. Controlled all material orders, purchase/budget obligations, project scheduling with all sub contractors.
  • Monitored overall safety by regularly inspecting job sites and confirming that all personnel, including subcontractors, observed protocols and standards.
  • Established scopes of work, budgets and construction timelines to manage effective project planning. Controlled requisitions for fuel, water, lubricants, repair parts, materials, ans supplies.
  • Supervised highly competent electricians, carpenters, plumbers and other tradesmen on job sites for commercial projects. To included but not limited to dock construction, piling placements, work from floating platforms, and sea wall/shoreline bulkheads.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities. Worked together with lift cranes to include proper hand signals and two communication for placement of objects. Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk. Kept machinery clean, lubricated and well-maintained for optimum use to include but not limited to backhoes, excavators, and skid steers. Maintained all aspects of hydraulics systems, electronic systems, diesel engines. Performed daily safety inspections before equipment was to be started.
  • Coordinated communication between equipment operators via two-way radios and hand signals.

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School Attended

  • West Carteret High School
  • Wilkes Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Chief Engineer
  • Fiberglass Fabricator
  • Class a CDL Truck Driver
  • Owner/Operator


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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