Navy Nuclear Qualified Machinist Mate Chief Petty Officer with 20 years of experience in operation and maintenance of mechanical systems on submarine and carrier nuclear power plants.
United States NavyJanuary 2009 to July 2013Nuclear Power School Instructor Charleston, WA
Responsible for the administration and instruction of students entering the Naval Nuclear Power Program.
Qualified instructor for Chemistry, Materials, and Radiological Fundamentals.
United States NavyNovember 2003 to January 2009Leading ELT and Reactor Training Leading Chief Petty Officer Bremerton, WA
Responsible for conduct and documentation of all Reactor Department Training, Operator Testing, and Drilling.
Managed and coordinated all aspects of water chemistry control and radiological controls for Reactor Department.
Conducted one DMD, PST sampling and chemical adjustment, 2 major RC primary leak isolations and clean-ups.
United States NavyOctober 2000 to November 2003Radiological Controls Technician Bangor Submarine Base, WA
Performed depot level radiological oversight for PSNS.
Conducted internal monitoring, item and bulk gamma-beta counting, and sample isotopic determination and quantity. Operating systems included WCM-1/10, HPGE detection, and FASTSCAN.
Performed duties and responsibilities of control point watchstander and high radiation area guard.
Performed dosimetry processing.
Conducted radiological oversight for certified containments, glovebags and walk in CSCAs.
Performed radiological work controls for 3 SSBN DMDs, one fast attack DMD, primary relief valve testing, High Rad tank opening and inspection, diving operations, hull paint samples and decontamination, connection of overboard collection facilities, and nuclear instrument replacements.
United States NavyJuly 1995 to June 2000Engineering Laboratory Technician Bangor Submarine Base, WA
Performed all watch-standing responsibilities for chemistry and radiological controls.
Conducted shipboard level maintenance and repairs as a mechanic and Engineering Laboratory Assistant.
Conducted one DMD and two nuclear instrument replacements as ship's force.
Served on both submarines and Aircraft carriers as a nuclear operator
Previously qualified and performed as a Radiological Control Technician
Qualified Propulsion Plant Watch Supervisor
Familiar with both shipyard and shipboard aspects of maintenance and repair periods