Offering a solid background based on formal training, diverse certification and 15 years commercial and U.S. Navy experience handling diverse shipboard Deck Operations Supervisor responsibilities. Career has demonstrated superior personal initiative, deck operations expertise, program enhancement creativity, and consistent performance success.
Seasoned and multifaceted professional with proven experience training and leading teams of up to 45 seamen in line handling, mooring, helm, rigging, small boats, replenishment, and ship's husbandry / painting-blasting operations.
Managed deck operations on a two amphibious (L) ships for eight years including oversight of hundreds of maneuvers with zero accidents or incidents. Proficient in material/equipment management and transfers in frequently hazardous conditions and high seas.
Keen ability to quickly adapt to new and challenging responsibilities become a productive team builder and motivator. Career-long track record of training and monitoring cross-functional technical personnel in a wide range of deck and below deck operations.
Able to develop and implement strategies to streamline operations, increase efficiency, improve equipment availability/reliability rates, reduce costs and ensure program effectiveness. Additional qualifications include Crane operations and weight testing, flight deck operations, amphibious operations, material handling and inventory control, HAZMAT management, facilities and equipment maintenance, and Security Officer functions.
Dependable independent worker
Consistent work history
Motivated team player
Strong work ethic
Comfortable being self-sufficient
Good judgement and attitude
Time management skills
Confidential security clearance
Flexible work schedule
Trained in emergency response
Good at following instructions
Valid drivers license
Inspected rigging equipment
Conduct safe Rigging
PAINTING/ BLASTINGMar 2015 to Jan 2016 Surface Preparation & Coating, LLC － Newport News, VA
Employed with a contractor organization to Naval shipyards in the Mid-Atlantic region to serve on the hull and hull structures painting team for the USS GERALD FORD (CVN 78), the first of a new class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers scheduled for commissioning in 2016.
Handled full scope surface prep and coating application responsibilities, employed at Newport News Shipbuilding.
Participated in the construction, overhaul and repair of nuclear and non-nuclear naval vessels.
Prepared job site by setting up ladders and scaffolding in needed.
Immense ability to prepare surface, such as sanding, wire brushing, scraping, cleaning, speckling and petting surface.
Interpreted blueprints, sketches, and job orders for painting projects.
PainterApr 2016 to Aug 2017 Marine Specialty Painting － Portsmouth, VA
Performed preservation on weld section of rail track for rail yard
Performed power tooling/ Preserving in the ships bilge for Auxiliary room1.
Pulling Non-Skid on 85 flight Deck Plates for USS Truman
Prepare interior surface for painting by washing and patching small imperfections
PAINTERAug 2016 to Dec 2017 Ameri-Force － Portsmouth, VA
Apply primer, paint, stain varnish and enamels to various surfaces to be painted as per detailed orders
Moving furniture and other obstacles from room to be painted.
Cleaned and prepared surface to be painted ensure smooth strokes
spread drop clothes for protection of surrounding area
Demonstrated ability to read, write and understand written instructions
RiggerDec 2017 to Current Aerotek － Norfolk, VA
Perform pulley and block attaching a activities.
Attach loads to rigging machinery in order to move them from one place to another.
Make sure the right amount sized bolts and clamps are used for each attachment.
Signal or verbally direct workers engaged in housing and moving
loads, in order to ensure safety of workers and materials.
Test and set-up rigging for safety and maneuverability before each movement.
Ensure that all rigging gear is stored in a proper manner and is ready to the next shift
Ensure compliance to safe rigging practices at every step of the rigging process.
Comply with regulations and safety requirements.
UNITED STATES NAVY - Boatswain Mate - 14 Years Honorable Service Deck SupervisorApr 2000 to Dec 2014 US NAVY － Norfolk, VA
As Boatswain's Mate I trained, directed, and supervised personnel in Ship maintenance duties relating to marlinspike, deck, boat seamanship, Needle gunning, blasting, painting of ship's external structure, rigging, deck equipment, and boats.
Perform preventative maintenance on stationary sandblast equipment used for removing paint and corrosion from metal and non metal surfaces.
Responsible for maintenance and operation of cabinet blast equipment, rotary table, tumble type and air actuated sandblasting equipmentRoutinely and timely completed the sandblasting of M60 Hulls, AAV/LAV turrets, gun mounts, MTR vehicles and other various military components Skilled in operating 20 and 40 ton overhead traveling crane used to load and unload trailers.
Trained in hazardous waste management and safety procedures for shop operation Obtain quality assurance on production material after processes and procedures.
Preformed flame spray and electrostatic powder coating of various metal products in accordance with Naval Ships Technical Manuals 613 Painting with enamel and polyurethane products Repair damaged surfaces with the application of polyester glazing putty and epoxy primer.
Supervised 29 Seamen in the proper rigging of five replenishment stations, the preservation of all deck spaces,
and the maintenance of 150 MK1 life preservers, 450 abandon ship life jackets, and 25 kapocs.
As Landing Signalman, supervised 2000 flight hours including over 700 deck aircraft landings without incident.
Led 29 Deck Seamen in the handling of all Deck Operations and maneuvers onboard a Navy Destroyer.
As Assistant Command Fitness Leader, facilitated, monitored and tracked fitness and records for 1500
personnel. Delivered a 98% grade during the Spring 2013 command-wide Physical Readiness Test.
Received fifth Navy Achievement Medal for exceptional performance as Fitness Leader.
GENERAL STUDIES2012UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND- UNIVERSITY COLLEGE － Maryland, MD, USA
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION
MID-ATLANTIC MARITIME ACADEMY –Norfolk, Virginia
U.S. Coast Guard Certified Courses Toward Third Mate / Able Bodied Seaman Qualification (2014)
Able Seaman;Vessel Security Officer;Proficiency inSurvival Craft;First Aid & CPR; Personal Survival Techniques; Basic Fire Fighting; Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities.
•Completed 21 of 64 College Credits Toward Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, 2005-2012