Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Innovative Director of Engineering with 20 years developing and applying new technologies to deliver exceptional final products. Combines technical engineering capability and problem solving with effective management techniques. Dedicated to driving rapid, advanced product development through meticulous oversight of junior staff and hands-on participation.

  • Maintenance processes
  • Team Structure Management
  • Proposal Development
  • Resource Allocation Optimization
  • Project Scheduling
  • Maintenance programs
  • Equipment operation
  • Facility management
  • Technology integration
  • Strategic Planning
Work History
06/2017 to Current Director of Engineering Maintenance and Operations United States Coast Guard | City, STATE,
  • Set budgets for engineering tasks, tailoring financial limitations to business goals and optimizing return on investment (ROI) for completed deliverables.
  • Functioned as primary point of contact for high-profile clientele, addressing concerns and meeting or exceeding expectations.
  • Expanded business relationships via one-on-one interactions and production of materials demonstrating culture of success.
  • Lead team of 150 engineering professionals focused on Maintenance and Repair of Ships and Boats.
  • Planned and directed projects focused on improving areas such as Improved facilities, Increased capabilities and expansion of staff.
  • Designed and monitored project schedules and project manager assignments.
  • Took ownership of assigned department-wide projects, presenting bi monthly updates to senior leadership on progress and status.
  • Grew existing client relationships through consistent communication and effective contact, producing increased work demand and business lines.
  • Adhered to overall company business goals, meeting prescribed completion deadlines on 99% of projects.
  • Built strong teams through selective recruitment and post-hire mentorship of General Foreman.
  • Managed resource allocation and utilization for entire Naval Engineering department.
  • Optimized performance of facility machinery through calibration and repairs.
  • Established procedures for corrective and preventative maintenance.
06/2014 to 06/2017 Engineering Advisor to the Chief of Operations United States Coast Guard | City, STATE,
  • Coached fleet of engineers on unit performance and conducted evaluations to constructively address concerns.
  • Generated reports of findings to help management with making key decisions.
  • Tracked and analyzed reports to determine needed improvements.
  • Evaluated performance and policies against metrics.
  • Decreased system defects by implementing procedural steps to eliminate mistakes.
  • Developed 5 effective improvement plans in four years.
  • Educated staff on organizational mission and goals to help employees achieve success.
  • Consulted Senior Advisor on repair and maintenance plans allowing for well thought out plans.
  • Managed high visibility projects during stand up and stand down of operational programs.
05/2012 to 06/2014 Engineering Division Head United States Coast Guard | City, STATE,
  • Controlled costs by streamlining operations and moving operations in house to decrease dependecy on other agencies.
  • Established clear and consistent policies and procedures.
  • Set and oversaw division budgets in excess of $350K per year.
  • Provided recommendations to promote increased operational readiness of ships, resulting in reduced down time and more effective utilization of personnel.
  • Introduced new inventory management measures, effectively managing parts inventory and decreasing time spent locating parts needed to repair critical systems.
  • Trained 60 new engineers on maintenance and operations of equipment.
  • Created Personell traing reports reports thereby tracking unit cpabability.
  • Collaborated with upper management to implement continuous improvements and exceed team goals.
  • Held one-on-one meetings with Addistance Division Heads to identify maintenance hurdles and offered insight, including training on how best to remedy such issues.
  • Resolved problems with high-profile customers to maintain relationships and increase return customer base.
  • Created and implemented new business opportunities by utilizing strategic networking strategies.
  • Increased annual operational capability within two years by 10%
  • Liaised with customers, management and production team to better understand customer neeoperational needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
Expected in Master of Science | Concurrent Marine Design University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Mechanical Engineering United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT GPA:

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