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Instructor, CPD Maritime

Work Experience:
Odfjell USA Inc                         October 2012 - Present
Port Operator             Seabrook, TX
Manage vessel port calls to maximize efficiency in turnaround including transshipment
Develop relationships with charterers, terminals and vendors to facilitate efficiency
Coordinate with chartering department to ensure cost effective voyages within CoA
Community Outreach Committee, Chairman
Administer of a $12,000.00 annual budget to have the greatest positive impact in the community as well as the highest level of marketing exposure for Odfjell
Coordinate 131 volunteer man hours through nine events
Supervise the accumulation of $7,200.00 in donations towards charitable causes

United States Coast Guard Reserve – Station Galveston                           June 2010 – Present 
Boatswain’s Mate Second Class                               Galveston, TX
Serve as Coxswain on 29-foot response boat
Train junior personnel in rating specific tasks to include boat operation safety, navigation, engineering casualty control and first aid & CPR
Conduct harbor security patrols and escort high interest vessels

Texas A&M University                       August 2011 – December 2012
Graduate Teaching Assistant                                    Galveston, TX
Converted a face-to-face course into an online format
Critique under-graduate coursework for 63 students
Instruct under-graduate students on academic writing

Houston Elbow & Nipple Company                          July 2007 -July 2008 Equipment maintenance and rebuilding technician                          Houston, TX
Trouble-shot and repaired customer equipment
Manufactured repair parts to drawing specifications
Maintained inventory of repair parts and sales products

United States Navy – USS Frank Cable AS-40                              September 2003 – June 2007
Boatswain’s Mate Second Class                              Agana, Guam
Supervised a division of 40 personnel and assigned daily tasks to maintain shipboard readiness
Oversaw the planned maintenance system to include quarterly force revisions, weekly spot checks and pre-evolution readiness checks
Participated in the Command Climate Team which evaluated crew moral, job satisfaction and policy adherence 
Served as Petty Officer in Charge of Sea & Anchor detail for mooring and anchoring evolutions in foreign and domestic waters
Planned underway emergency assignments and underway bridge watch rotation for deck department 
Texas A&M University                       August 2011 – December 2012
Masters of Maritime Administration and Logistics, GPA – 3.77                    Galveston, TX
  Certified to the State of Texas Guidelines for Mediation

United States Coast Guard Boatswain’s Mate A School                        January 2011-April 2011 Received Academic Excellence award – Top of Class                               Yorktown, VA

University of Houston - Clear Lake                       August 2009 – December 2010
Bachelors of Arts in History, GPA – 3.87                            Houston, TX
Graduated with Honors, Cum Laude
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