Safety/Operations Manager with over 25 years of experience in Management and Leadership. Proven expertise in developing and mentoring people and making organizations more successful and profitable. Experience as a U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Leader, Anti-Terrorism Specialist, Quality Assurance Inspector, Project and Program Manager, Aviation Ordnance Systems Maintenance Manager and Explosive Safety Inspector. Exceptional leadership track record. Years of experience managing weapons systems in high risk operations. Work well in a high-pressure environment. Mentored, developed, trained, and led diverse teams ranging from 40 to 150+ people. Honor, Courage, Commitment, Loyalty, and Integrity are strong personal attributes. Willing to travel.
MS Office (MS-Outlook, MS-Word, MS Power Point, MS-Excel). Qualifications include:
Project planning and development
Budgeting and forecasting
Quality assurance and control
Superb time management skills
Fluent in Spanish
Unsurpassed work ethic
FAA Commercial Pilot, Multi/Single Engine and Instrument Rating.
*First Aid, CPR qualified.
*Department of Labor Ordnance Artificer Certificate.
Explosive Safety Inspector, 04/1992
to 03/2017 U.S. Navy – Norfolk,
Conducted explosive safety inspections, risk management, risk planning, and risk identification as an aviation professional to all east coast aircraft carriers and fighter jet squadrons as Commander Naval Air Forces Atlantic Explosive Safety Inspector.
Inspected personnel qualification records to ensure all aircraft carriers ordnance personnel and squadrons achieved 100% combat readiness under environmental, OSHA instructions, laws and regulations of the U.S. Navy.
Provided direct and continue assistance to other federal agencies in identifying laws and federal regulations.
Managed an Aircraft Armament Systems inventory valued over $1.2 billion for all East Coast Fighter Jet Aircraft.
Strong work ethics and highest standard of professionalism led to the successful combat deployments of the USS Harry S.Truman, USS George HW Bush and USS Dwight Eisenhower.
Departmental Leading Chief Petty Officer using excellent communications skills, both orally and in writing and provided excellent risk planning and risk management during weapons assembly and training evolution.
Managed three divisions with over 150+ personnel and 4 managers.
Hands-on planning and executing of weapons exercises in a shipboard environment and safe operation of weapons assembly operations in accordance with environmental and NAVOSH regulations.
Project manager for a Rehabilitation Team responsible for repairing, maintaining 250 shipboard spaces under a tight deadline, identifying 1,500 discrepancies, and implementing solutions to correct all discrepancies before deadlines in accordance with shipyard environmental and OSHA regulations.
Bachelor of Science: Professional Aeronautics,
2009 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach,
FL Professional Aeronautics with Minor in Management 3.5/4.0
Master of Science: Aviation/Aerospace Safety Systems,
2016 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach,
FL Aviation/Aerospace Safety Systems 3.92/4.0
Current U.S. Passport.
*Clean driving record.
U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol Volunteer as Safety Officer and Aerospace Education Officer.