Nine years of US Naval engineering experience in diagnosing, maintaining, repairing, and overhauling gas turbine and diesel engines. Outstanding knowledge as a Machinery Mechanic. Specializing in transmission and auxiliary system equipment. Accomplished in troubleshooting and performing preventative and corrective maintenance. Subject matter expert in interpreting instruction and blue print reading. Vast knowledge in utilization of hand tools such as micrometers, calipers, torque wrenches, and boring drills and measuring instruments while performing engine maintenance overhauls. Dynamic leader with excellent interpersonal skills displaying unparalleled dedication, commitment, critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills. Successful in high stressed environments requiring attention to detail. Vast multicultural experience meets deadlines with minimal supervision and adapts to constant changes.
Signal generator equipment
Background in Marine Engineering
Saved 25% on supply costs by working closely with suppliers to ensure components met high engineering quality standards.
Supervised project production efforts to ensure projects were comply with quality assurance standards, on time and well within budget constraints.
Supervised and directed over 25 employees on Mechanical and Safety that resulted in production yield improvement which later translated into $500K of annual budget savings.
Chief Engineer January 2014 to CurrentUNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY － Annapolis, MD
Directed the removal, overhaul, installation, and alignment of over 250 pumps and turbines including 25 emergent repairs which significantly contributed to Naval Academy Waterfront Craft material readiness.
Superb technical knowledge and efforts saved the Navy more than $150K in maintenance and contractor cost.
Verifies accuracy of technical manuals and drawings.
Strategically deciphers maintenance and repairs through standard operational procedures, using technical manuals, and mechanical drawings to properly conduct overhauls and make repairs to marine machinery and auxiliary equipment.
Applied specific maintenance and repair procedures to install, maintain, and repair marine machinery and equipment.
Diagnoses and accomplishes maintenance and repair of marine engines, transmissions, and auxiliary systems using standard industry practices to determine the extent of repairs needed, materials or parts required.
Enhanced ability to perform the work of a Mechanic with minimum supervision, qualified to conduct engineering operation systems hands on training.
Resourcefully managed a minimally manned workshop with large numbers of equipment.
Provided continuous training causing productivity and readiness to tremendously improve and allowed the ship to conduct mission essential operations.
Advised Lead Managers on support, including logistics and material.
Planned and directed support operations.
Trained teams along with preparing and directing doctrine plans.
Coordinated with other departments throughout the organization to analyze work processes and develop and implement productivity and job descriptions efficiency improvements.
Teamed with Repair and Sailing department to rewrite scheduled training and recommended actions to improve readiness.
Maintenance Manager and LeadTechnician January 2012 to January 2014USS SHILOH － Yokosuka, Japan
Managed the emergent repair and installation of two General Electric Gas Turbine, and three fire pumps.
Ensured the rapid restoration to maximum propulsion electrical capability, a successful Board of Inspection Survey.
Utilized outstanding technical knowledge to spearhead the disassembly and assembly of four air conditioning units, two refrigerator compressors, two high air compressors, and a diesel engine (P-100) portable firefighting engine to conduct on the job training to 96 junior personnel.
Special emphases placed on utilizing a variety of hand tools and measuring instruments such as; gage manifolds, calipers, micrometer torque wrenches, and feeler gages while conducting maintenance and overhauling engines.
Lead Maintenance Technician January 2009 to January 2012USS COWPENS － Yokosuka, Japan
Implemented a plan to maximize over $100K worth of tools such as calipers, micrometer, and torque wrenches, and various gages between two shops of workload causing a reduction in turnaround time in repairs and overhauls to one week versus one month.
Developed and maintained a material control list for $200K worth of unallocated parts which increased the support for gas and diesel engine repairs and overhaul.
Vast knowledge of equipment repairs, assembles, disassembles, installations, maintenance, troubleshooting and overhaul gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, and auxiliary systems equipment's.
Accustomed to working indoors and outdoors, working with ladders, scaffolding, prolonged standing, climbing and frequent bending to get to hard to reach places.
Frequently assembles tools, lifts, and carries materials and equipment that possesses weight exceeding 45 pounds and occasionally lifts and carries heavy objects.
Strategically planned and led the upgrade and reengineering of merging the pump and valve repair shop to improve repair efficiencies and process of improvement.
Lead technician performed periodic and corrective maintenance on board USS Cowpens Distilling Plants, High Pressure Air Compressors, and Steering Gears.
Showed bravery and sound engineering know how correctly and safely responding to a major steam casualty allowing Cowpens to remain on mission.
Demonstrated exceptional leadership and management skills, led USS Shiloh's centralized work control team and effectively planned, managed, and check 250 ships force jobs and 276 depot level jobs, coordinating all tag-outs and personnel needed in support of Shiloh's 2012 Ship's Restricted Availability work packages.
As engineering training team member, strictly enforced procedural compliance and meticulously planned and executed 500 evolutions and 350 casualty control drills.
Education and Training
High School Diploma : General, 2007Greer High School － Greer, South Carolina, USA
Basic Marine Engineering Common Core, 2008Engineman A-School － Great Lakes, Illinois, USA
2013 Petty Officer First Class Leadership Course, Primary Leader Development Program － Yokosuka, Japan
2012Gage Calibration Coordinator － Yokosuka, Japan
2012Gas Free Engineer － Yokosuka, Japan
Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal First Award
Discovered a major fuel oil leak in Auxiliary Room One on board USS Cowpens. Immediately reported the leak took action to stop it by applying direct pressure with wiping rag for forty-five minutes. Quick thinking and initiative prevented the spill of thousands of gallons of F-76(Marine Diesel Fuel). Once the leak was isolated spent eight hours removing the fire hazard from the bilge to ensure space was safe for personnel entry and equipment operation.
Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal Second Award
Lead technician performing periodic and corrective maintenance on board USS Cowpens Distilling Plants, High Pressure Air Compressors, and Steering Gears. As a member of the engineering training team technical acumen was applied and superior plant knowledge were key components in training and qualifying twelve auxiliary room monitors. Showed bravery and sound engineering know how correctly and safely responding to a major steam casualty allowing Cowpens to remain on mission.
Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal Third Award
During USS Shiloh's Board of Inspection and Survey Material Inspection, correctly demonstrated exceptional leadership and technical skills while tracking and correcting 150 discrepancies including depot level repairs to port and starboard anchor windlass hydraulic stroke control assemblies. Efforts directly contributed to Auxiliaries Division's remarkable INSURV scores, including 95 percent for anchoring demonstration, 98 percent for the full power steering demonstration, and overall 89 percent grade.
Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal Fourth Award
Demonstrated exceptional leadership and management skills, led USS Shiloh's centralized work control team and effectively planned, managed, and check 250 ships force jobs and 276 depot level jobs, coordinating all tag-outs and personnel needed in support of Shiloh's 2012 Ship's Restricted Availability work packages. As engineering training team member, strictly enforced procedural compliance and meticulously planned and executed 500 evolutions and 350 casualty control drills.
AWARDS: (four) Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medals, (two) Good Conduct Medals, Humanitarian Medal during Operation Tomodachi.