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Engineer  / Naval Architect


  • Seasoned engineer with over 15 years of experience in the maritime industry and 5 years of comprehensive achievements in technical maintenance, equipment repair and team management
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with an ability to successfully interact with targeted personnel at various social levels and across diverse cultures
  • Uniquely experienced in mentoring and supervising high-performance teams while conducting maintenance and repair on all systems on a multitude of vessels
    • Results-driven and creative problem solver with excellent time management and an ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment


Clipper Seafoods
Licensed Chief Engineer
2009 2017
Advanced from deckhand to assistant engineer to ultimately chief engineer on the Frontier Mariner. Responsible for all ship systems. Maintenance and repair was performed with aid from the assistant engineer including radar systems, variable pitch propeller assemblies, flash evaporators and more. Responsible for filing various federal forms and daily logs while scheduling and recording periodic vendor work.
  • Supervised 8 deckhands and 9 processors on a vessel that worked 24 hours a day, coaching proper operation of machinery for a secure environment
  • Ensured safe travel of vessel by managing stores of over 40,000 gallons of diesel fuel and correcting inventory, contents, bunkering, transfer and discharge of sewage tanks, waste oil tanks, water tanks, ballast tanks and more
    • Managing emphasis on maintenance cost efficiency, as well as the practical aspects of corrective, preventative, and scheduled maintenance practices
Self Employed
 2005 – 2009
Supervised small crews as a vessel operator/unlicensed captain in multiple inland and near shore fisheries.
  • Scheduling and supervision of product harvest and offload
  • Managed crew flights as well as work related travel during contract employment
  • Responsibilities as operator included navigation, fueling, crew, groceries, work schedule, vessel finances and licensing requirements
Self Employed
 2001 – 2005
  • Sailed as a deckhand year round in multiple fisheries on vessels such as the Irene M, Regina Marie, Imelda, and more
  • Performed various dock work such as chipping, grinding, and painting, as well as private shipyard jobs


Lane Community College
High School Diploma
Eugene, OR


  • Able Seafarer – Engine
    • Rating forming parts of an engineering watch (RFPEW)
    • Advanced firefighting, Basic training
  • Designated duty engineer (DDE)
    • Of motor propelled vessels of less than 4000HP/3000kW and less than 500 gross register tons
  • Qualified member of the engine department (QMED)
    • Fireman/Watertender, Oiler
  • Ordinary Seaman
  • Steward Department (F.H.)

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