Project Manager, Leader, and Liaison Engineer with 9 years of leadership, managerial and engineering experience. Strong strategic-planning and people-management skills. High-energy project manager successful in building and motivating dynamic teams. Cultivates a culture in which members feel comfortable voicing questions and concerns, as well as contributing new ideas that drive growth. Talented leader with a strong background in high-stress and fast-paced Department of Defense environments with a focus on engineering management and acquisition. Operations management Training and development Policy/program development Operations management Leadership Cross-functional team management Results-oriented Supervision and training Computer-savvy Sound judgment Calm under pressure* Contract scoping and review Technical Project Management Engineering practices and principles Complex problem solving Conflict resolution
NMDr, ESR, Microsoft: Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel
NAVSEA - Southwest Regional Maintenance Center DDGSan Diego, CAProject Support Engineer
Liaison engineer and project manager representing the Naval Supervising Activity's Technical Warrant Holder for repair and modernization.
I am the principal point of contact for all engineering related technical issues between the Fleet Technical Support Divisions (Mechanical, Electrical, Structural and Planning Yard), the Project Team and Master Ship Repair (MSR) contractors, BAE and NASSCO.
Responsible to NAVSEA's Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC), Engineering Department to oversee the technical aspects of multi-million dollar CNO Maintenance Availabilities for surface ships.
Evaluate and approve complex engineering projects, tests, contract specifications, deviations, waivers, equipment and material substitutions, repair processes, deficiencies and equipment malfunctions.
Conduct independent engineering studies, investigations, research, and analysis for the solution of unusual or unprecedented engineering problems in support of short and long-term engineering projects.
Identify critical path to key events and milestones.
Determine obstacles and mitigating options.
Advise leadership of schedule impacts.
Review Condition Found Reports (CFRs), Requests for Contract Change (RCCs), Inspection Deficiency Reports (IDRs) and Work Item specifications.
Prepare, direct, and oversee the development of weekly Earned Value Management (EVM) reports.
Resolve problems that affect end-cost, quality, schedule and performance.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the latest process improvements in the industry.
Interpret, select, adopt, and apply engineering guidelines, principles, and practices to solve technical problems.
Provide engineering/technical services during work scoping conferences and maintenance availability planning periods.
Conduct shipboard technical assessments and generate reports with recommended actions.
Review engineering and manufacturing documentation to include drawings, technical specifications, and operating doctrine.
Maintain and track the Navy Maintenance Database (NMD) for execution and advanced planning.
Projects: $15M Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) for the USS Kidd (DDG-100) - 3 months.
45M Drydock (DSRA) for the USS Pinckney (DDG-91) - 11 months.
40M Dry dock (DSRA) for the USS Kidd (DDG-100) - 9 months.
Developed and implemented a process improvement initiative for organizational restructure within the division.
Overview: Hand-selected by Navy leadership to oversee the final acquisition phases of an unprecedented $7M, 60-ton, 75 foot patrol craft before training an active component crew and deploying overseas for a test and evaluation deployment ahead of follow-on platforms.
Ultimately responsible as Officer-in-Charge of the Coastal Command Boat Fleet Introduction Team and Deployment Team consisting of 30 personnel and $12M worth of equipment and contracts.
Led Fleet Introduction Team through 3 months of engineering Pre-Delivery Inspection and Testing, consisting of technical documentation reviews and technical discrepancy adjudication for main propulsion and auxiliary systems.
Coordinated across multiple organizations to implement engineering changes.
Defined the one-of-a-kind Coastal Command Boat's capabilities and training path for 3,000 personnel in the Coastal Riverine Force and clarified intended mission utilization, scoped contracted support services, and prepared the craft for its maiden overseas deployment.
Planned and conducted over 1,000 hours of underway operations in support of testing and evaluation and real-world mission support to the 5th Fleet Commander.
Familiar with all craft subsystems, structure, navigation systems, tactical communications and RF data links for integration of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) capabilities.
Regularly created and conducted executive-level (Admirals and staff) briefings and reported to leadership and stakeholders on West and East Coast including the Navy Expeditionary Combat Commander.
Also, authored navy messages for release in support of strategic communication goals.
Link to article: http://www.seapower-digital.com/seapower/may_june2014#pg34 Ranked #1 of 10 from active duty peer group on annual performance rating.
Navy Installations Command - Naval BaseSan Diego, CAHead, Navy Lieutenant
Overview: Responsible to the base commander for defining performance metrics and generating periodic reports displaying the installation's support of enterprise whole goals.
Also responsible for drafting long-term budgeting allocation inputs to the base commander in accordance with strategic planning guidance (MILCON, energy initiatives, port loading, infrastructure support, etc.).
Created and developed the enterprise-wide solution for determining future port loading and the associated first, second and third tier demand signals.
Developed utility usage metrics in conjunction with NAVFAC in support of base-wide green initiatives which were adopted throughout the Southwest Region.
Authored the award-winning submission for the annual installation excellence award for the Southwest region, 2011.
Ranked #1 amongst peers on both annual performance reports.
Riverine Squadron TwoLittle Creek, VAAssistant Officer-in-Charge
Overview: Second in command of a detachment of Riverine sailors tasked with training workups and deployment to the Middle East to conduct river patrols and train host-country personnel in the operation and maintenance of river patrol craft.
Led 55 personnel in the planning and execution of over 70 river patrols in conjunction with US forces and host-country military forces.
Responsible for $20M in equipment, materials and associated maintenance to include river patrol boats and trailers, armored vehicles, a 200-weapon armory, spare parts, tools, and consumables.
USS ElrodVADamage Control Officer
Overview: Responsible for all damage control training and material readiness for 250 personnel and maintaining ship stability metrics within acceptable ranges.
Also responsible for the oversight of a 20 personnel division devoted to the maintenance of damage control equipment, ship-wide drainage, ventilation systems, and sewage.
Qualified as Engineering Officer of the Watch responsible for propulsion plant operations.
Controlled/managed damage from fire and flooding associated with real-world equipment failures and performed duties as ship's Gas Free Engineer.