Ambitious professional eager to add invaluable skillset to any project by applying in-depth knowledge of insulation techniques. Offering diverse skill set honed over 15 years within Shipyard industry.
As a qualified Non-Nuclear Insulator mechanic, I always demonstrate leadership qualities. As a Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprenticeship graduate with over 15 years' experience as an insulator and over 10 years' experience as a Nuclear Insulator, I possess extensive knowledge of possesses related with Non-Nuclear and Nuclear ships and vessels, overhaul, repair and materials. Altogether I understand the technical aspects of the Non-Nuclear process and several of the techniques in relation to the project and the shop. I have successfully completed difficult and complex tasks as a Non-Nuclear mechanic throughout my 15 years' experience working with Non- Nuclear Insulation for 15 years including but not limited to 7 years on Aircraft Carriers, 5 years on Submarines, and 3 year's Surface Craft Ships.
I have been the lead mechanic for over a year on multiple work crews. I have been an Asbestos inspector and Asbestos Supervisor. Proficient with shop processes and inside use of band saws, sewing machines, temperature matting die cutting machines and prefabrication of insulation pads and calcium silicate piping sections. Master/expert knowledge of constructing and utilizing insulation pad and piping mockups
I Maintain extensive knowledge of Non-Nuclear ship building methods, practices and techniques. I interpret and understand technical instructions and specifications given to me in verbal/oral, electronic and digital mediums. I enforce shipyard policies and government regulations in order to maintain discipline in the work force. I read blueprints Technical Work Documents/Task Group Instructions (TWDs/TGIs), Industrial Process Instructions (IPI), sketches, and drawings. Communicate EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY(EEO) polices to other mechanics in compliance with NAVSEA standards.
Experience in performing structural, electrical, mechanical and ergonomic safety design analysis on various machines, systems, processes and facilities. Experience with resolving highly hazardous conditions identified during process and reviews.
With 12 years' experience in assisting supervision in the review and clarification of task group instructions for errors. Incorporated lessons learned to eliminate bottlenecks to minimize cost. Through mentoring I have ensured that risk mitigation is included in all pre job and pre shift briefings. Conducted reviews of task group instructions to verify job orders, key ops, vessels and risk levels. Ensured all items are listed in the list of effective pages (LOEP) are present and up to date. Extensive experience writing deficiency logs and forms (DL/DF) in order to correspond with the cognizant engineers. I also assist supervision with planning and staging for major overhaul work., as well as providing mentoring to apprentices. Planning and developed job readiness cells to effectively support the non-stop execution of the mechanics on the deck plate. I am familiar with AIM and conduct briefs to understand risk levels associated with the job. Clarify engineered instructions and correspond to resolutions to achieve first time quality
Coordinate with supervisor and other supervisors from other codes and or shops that need assistance on insulation work. I then gather the appropriate Technical Work Documents, and prepare to go over things such as, safety, instructions, and the (JPS)Job planning sheet. I have utilized INDUSTRIAL PROCESS INSTRUCTION and applicable NPM chapters (NPM V1-F-2/NPM 1-K-1 chapters to ensure that all procedures are being followed efficiently to mitigate and plan work.
I perform Job site inspections in order to effectively ensure WORK EXECUTION can be performed (GOOD HOUSE KEEPING AND SAFE WORK PRACTICES) and analyze work plans developed by work leaders and supervisors. I mentor though trade skill to implement methods that allow myself to perform at more cost effective and within schedule. I am familiar with utilizing ATM's to verify training and Sup desk to input leave and pay for personnel.
Prior to coming into the shipyard, I have taken multiple managerial courses. I also completed some Supervisory development courses prior to coming into the shipyard because I was being groomed to be a supervisor. My last 3 PARs evaluations have been satisfactory. I have attended Human Relation courses such as Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, LO and yellow belt training (Basic Lean Six Sigma
Apply, remove, and repair insulation on industrial equipment, pipes, ductwork, or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks, and vessels, to help control noise and maintain temperatures. Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.
Determine the amounts and types of insulation needed, and methods of installation, based on factors such as location, surface shape, and equipment use. Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.
Install sheet metal around insulated pipes with screws in order to protect the insulation from weather conditions or physical damage. Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors. Prepare surfaces for insulation application by brushing or spreading on adhesives, cement, or asphalt, or by attaching metal pins to surfaces. Read blueprints and specifications to determine job requirements. Select appropriate insulation such as fiberglass, Styrofoam, or cork, based on the heat retaining or excluding characteristics of the material.
Ship Serviceman work in diverse environments including oﬃces, ship's stores, coffee kiosks (CVN only),
barber shops, and laundry plants. Ashore, they work in a variety of assignments to include bachelor
quarters, hospitals, Recruit Training Commands and other Special Shore Programs. The work is physical
and ﬁlled with several challenges; but the wide range of job experiences allow Sailors to learn valuable
retailing, marketing and shop management skills. Ship's Serviceman must be personable and enjoy
working with people in a customer service environment. Above average mathematics, communication
skills, the ability to work with cash and/or its equivalence in the performance of detailed work are
fundamental requirements for this rating. In addition, the SH rating offers countless leadership
opportunities due to the volume of personnel organized, trained, motivated and managed within work
centers throughout the division. Honorable Discharge. Jan 2001.
Available upon request
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