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Career Profile
Chief Petty Officer with more than 20 years in the U.S. Navy Seabees. Successfully led multiple project planning and project execution teams and heavy and light construction equipment training programs for hundreds of Seabees during 8 overseas deployments. A reliable, diligent and flexible professional with superb communication capabilities.
Highlights
  • Effective team leader
  • Granted U.S. Secret Clearance
  • Maintenance Program Manager
  • Trained in emergency response
  • Supply and logistics planning
  • Data management
Accomplishments
Maintained 100% accountability of large sections of equipment and parts during multiple overseas deployments. Expanded multi-lateral relations with Romania, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Spain and Kuwait to conduct construction operations along with contract negotiations between local heavy and light construction equipment companies as well as construction material companies for Naval Construction Forces strengthening security and partnership. Awarded the Navy Commendation Medal in 2007 and 2017, Navy Achievement Medal in 2004 and 2008 as well as the Army Achievement Medal in 1998.
Experience
04/2017 - 05/2014
U.S. Navy Oklahoma City, OK Operations and Maintenance Director
Manage Division of 36 personnel and 214 pieces of large and small construction and OTR vehicles. Coordinate operations in delivery of material and personnel in support of USSTRATCOM (U.S. Strategic Command) forces throughout the continental United States.  Balance equipment needs between mission vehicle readiness and in house maintenance and contract, both on base and manufacturers out in town including Freightliner, Kenworth, Chevrolet, Dodge and Cummins in maintenance for scheduled and unscheduled repairs. 
01/2011 - 04/2014
U.S. Navy Fort Worth, TX Equipment Officer
Responsible for 3 Active Duty personnel, 76 Reserve personnel and 14 pieces of both heavy and light construction equipment.  Managed day to day maintenance and repair of rolling stock and tracked vehicles to support training of Reserve Battalion in Construction both horizontal and vertical, convoy operations (including roadside repair), tactical operations and maintenance program management.
11/2010 - 01/2011
U.S. Navy Gulfport, MS Embarkation Officer Responsible for the safe Embarkation (All travel and shipping arrangements) of 18 personnel and 36 heavy and light vehicles including rolling stock and tracked vehicles from Constanta, Romania to Rota, Spain.  Managed maintenance preparation for over Sea shipment along with contract of highway movement and over sea shipment vendors.  Equipment arrived on time and on schedule with no damage to personnel or equipment.
01/2010 - 10/2010
U.S. Navy Gulfport, MS Assistant Officer in Charge Senior Enlisted for 36 multi-service personnel and 18 pieces of heavy and light construction and transportation equipment including tracked vehicles for Water Well operations in Djibouti and Ethiopia Africa.  Responsible for day to day operations as well as maintenance and upkeep of well, mobility, construction and power equipment operations.  Carefully planned camp layout and execution of construction to sustain over 50 personnel including Power Grid, Heat/AC, Plumbing of mobil shower and restroom containers with supporting leach field.
02/2006 - 12/2009
U. S. Navy Gulfport, Ms Manager/Operator
Held multiple jobs throughout these 3 deployments and homeport training cycles.  
Convoy Operations Lead and AOIC for water well detachment Ramadi, Iraq. Responsible for 120 Company Personnel and 85 pieces of equipment in operations and maintenance of OTR and construction vehicles.
Officer in Charge Detail Fuji Japan in support of Marine Corps Training Center.  Responsible for maintenance and operations for 16 personnel and 12 heavy and light construction vehicles in support of Anti-Terrorism upgrade projects as well as writing and assigning vendor contracts to support and balance projects with required off site needed equipment.
 
Project manager for high voltage power distribution project Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.  Coordinated crew and equipment manning between Battalion personnel and Halliburton, Aggreko and PAE vendors to finish 3 month project on time and with zero safety mishaps.  Transportation manager for 25 personnel and 103 pieces of heavy and light construction vehicles distributed throughout the country of Kuwait.  Coordinated between project needs and maintenance requirements.  Approved contracts and acceptance with out in town vendors with equipment delivery acceptance and return.
11/2001 - 01/2006
U. S. Navy Fort Leonard Wood, MO Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor
Heavy Equipment Operator Instructor for Multi-Service students with a throughput of 500 students annually.  I was responsible for writing curriculum, managing good order and discipline and the instruction of multiple types of construction equipment to include bulldozers, graders, scrapers, excavators, rollers, loaders, backhoes, air compressors, dump trucks, tractor trailer and flat bed trucks.  Qualified in Master Training Specialist (MTS) program.
08/2018 - Current
Valley Proteins Oklahoma City, OK Transportation Manager
Education
Park University Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, United States Construction Management Coursework in Business Law 1 (MG260), Construction Safety/Health (CO215), Construction Planning (CO235), Principles in MGMT (MG352), Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets (CMST100G) and Terrorism in the Middle East (MTMS1174). 
United States Navy Training United States Construction
Navy Advanced Schooling (Water Well Drilling Technician, Advanced Equipment Operator Training, Disaster Preparedness Operations and Training Specialist, Navy Instructor).
EA Planning-Estimating and Scheduling, Disaster Preparedness Officer/Specialist, Business Ethics, Diversity All-Hands Training and over 50 other courses in Principles of Management, Leadership, Power distribution, Leach Field and Plumbing. 
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Objective
Talented Manager skilled in distribution, production and process control. Possesses a high degree of integrity and an outstanding work ethic, as well as strong leadership qualities. Thrives in dynamic, challenging and fast-paced professional environments. Self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude who is driven to learn, improve and succeed.  
Skilled at improving team performance through innovative management techniques. Offers thoughtful, comprehensive and constructive feedback to staff members to promote productivity and company loyalty. 
 
Skills
  • Operations Management 
  • Hiring and retention
  • Exceptional time - management skills
  • Employee relations and engagement
  • Inventory control
  • Flexible & Dedicated
  • Honest and Ethical
  • Natural leade
  • Procedure development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Training and development
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Windows
Experience
Operations Manager 07/2015 to Current Kelley Distribution Dania Beach, Florida
  • Assist with the process, verification and maintenance of personnel related documentation including stocking, recruitment, training, grievances and performance evaluations.
  • Coach and mentor staff members by offering constructive feedback and taking interest in their long-term career growth.
  • Optimize the overall customer experience through timely delivery of their purchased products.
  • Identify inefficiencies and make recommendations for process improvements.
  • Review new customer orders and requests and manually entered data into a centralized database.
  • Oversee scheduling for the day-to-day activities of warehouse employees.
  • Manually create shipments, assign carriers and dispatch shipments. 
  • Resolve problems for customers, warehouses and carriers. 
  • Produce bills of lading and update shipment status information.
  • Complete all necessary customs documents and other paperwork. 
  • Oversee the organizing and product storage in stockyard areas.
  • Reduce and control expenses by maximizing warehouse supplies. 
  • Capitalize on industry changes to maximize company revenue.
  • Reduce and control expenses by improving resource allocation.
Equipment Operator Engineer 05/2009 to 06/2015 United States Forest Service Butte, Montana
  • Managed team of equipment operators and laborers.
  • Maintained operator logs, forms and records in accordance with government policies and DOT regulations.
  • Documented daily equipment inspections and submitted daily inspection forms to supervisor.
  • Serviced and maintained vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Operated backhoe to lift large objects, move materials and complete various projects.
  • Operated dump truck to haul materials and equipment to job sites.
  • Operated water truck for fire crews and for various projects.
  • Loaded proper materials while abiding by all safety and legal standards.
  • Helped with the maintenance of the Forest Service Fleet of vehicles.
  • Executed daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections and documentation in compliance with DOT guidelines and company policies.  
  • Submitted travel expense/hours worked for employees
  • Involved in the hiring process/goal setting for new employees
  • Reviewed resumes with my supervisor

During this period of time (2009 - 2015), because of the inclement weather in Montana, I would be laid off approximately 3 months each year as I was a permanent season employee.  At this time, I would travel to Florida and was employed at Kelley Distribution as the Operations Manager.

Fleet Manager 06/2008 to 05/2009 J B Hunt Chicago, Illinois
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Oversaw scheduling for the day-to-day activities for over 50 regional drivers.
  • Intermodal Fleet Manager & Dispatcher.
  • Maintained Drivers DOT Certifications.
  • Communicated with Drivers and Account Representatives for specific contracts.
  • Efficient communication with Shippers & Receivers.
Full -Time Assistant Manager while attending College 08/2003 to 09/2005 Abercrombie & Fitch Boca Raton, FL
  • Supervise employees
  • Managed stock room and its employees
  • Involved in the hiring and training process
  • Assisted struggling stores to increase sales and employee moral

US NAVY Seabee - Heavy Equipment Operator HONORABLY DISCHARGED Port Hueneme Cbc Base, CA
  • Squad Leader in Alpha Company.
  • Effective decision-maker in high-pressure environments.
  • Certified vehicle and equipment trainer.
  • Operated heavy equipment.
  • Trained and instructed subordinates on proper pre-trip and post-trip inspections.
  • Managed receipt, storage and issue of building materials for projects.
  • Completed multiple fire prevention and safety training.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Intercultural and Organizational Communications Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL Minor in Business with a certificate in Human Resources Management and Ethnic Studies.
Associate of Science Hawkeye Community College Waterloo, Iowa General Studies, Truck Driving & Transportation Degree
N.C.C.E.R Certified Equipment Operator-- Associated Training Services Sun Prairie, WI Loader, Skidsteer, Articulated Dump Trucks, Compactor, Backhoe, Bulldozer and Scraper
U.S. Navy "A" School - Equipment Operating School Fort Leonard Wood, MO
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Professional Summary

Ambitious self-starter offering 8 years of inventory, office work, loading, DME, and transporting throughout the United States in various industries, bringing extensive experience in high-volume warehouse operations, including logistics, distribution, office, and inventory management. Possesses a strong work ethic and excellent driving record. Personable and professional, with a strong customer service orientation and strong in depth knowledge of computer input, warehouse inventory, and D.O.T. regulations.

Skills
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Deadline Driven
  • ability to operate fork lifts
  • Materials accountability
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong client relations
  • Trained in safe driving techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office(Execel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Shipping and receiving professional
  • Commercial driving expertise
  • Map reading and navigation skills
  • Tractor-trailer driving specialist
  • Comfortable with overnight runs
  • Hazardous Materials Endorsement
  • Heavy haul expert
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • forklift certified
Work History
Inventory Clerk/Receiving/Driver, 02/2018 to Current
OKX LogisticsOklahoma City, OK
  • Ordered shipped and received documents by date and chronological order
  • LIfted materials over 100lbs
  • Practiced safe and secure loading methods to avoid damaging goods.
  • Review and distribute mail, fax and email
  • Sort and prepare envelopes for mailing
  • Train new employees
  • Verified each delivery against shipping instructions before delivering to customers.
  • Completed all necessary paperwork using neat and legible handwriting.
  • Completed inventory cycle counts as needed.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Unloaded trucks and rail cars and moved materials to staging area.
  • Checked items against documentation for accuracy.
  • Divided cargo received by account Number and intended location.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Picked up incoming stock and delivered materials to designated locations.
  • Redirected shipments en route in response to customer requests.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely in congested and confined areas.
  • Received cargo by lifting and moving it using hand trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Loaded, transported and stacked materials.
  • Filled propane tanks, checked valves and performed other routine equipment maintenance.
  • Examined shipments for quality and accuracy.
  • Received cargo by removing it from trucks by hand.
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Handled multiple tasks simultaneously to maximize work efficiency.
Inventory Control Manager/Receiving/Customer Service Tech, 01/2015 to 09/2017
Lifecare SolutionsOklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Divided cargo received by account Number and intended location.
  • Maintained accurate stock records and schedules.
  • Delivered Bed, patient lifts, manual and battery powered wheelchairs.
  • Set-up and fixed brands from Drive, Invacare, HillRom, and other DME.
  • Picked up incoming stock and delivered materials to designated locations.
  • Conducted monthly inventories of materials in warehouse
  • Enforced the on-time shipment of products to create exceptional customer experiences.
  • Picked products for specific routes according to pick sheets.
  • Led warehouse improvement initiatives to advance operational efficiencies.
  • Prepared documents in Word and Excel
  • Scanned and printed files and paperwork, when needed.
  • Greeted incoming customers in a professional manner and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees, including copying, faxing and file management.
  • Verified each delivery against shipping instructions before delivering to customers.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Recorded each delivery using the proper paperwork before leaving the warehouse.
  • Kept the warehouse and associated outside areas neat and clean at all times.
  •  Programmed and troubleshot devices following installation.
  • Delivered, troubleshoot, and repaired LTV Portable Respiratory medical ventilator/Respironics Trilogy 100 home Ventilators.
  •  Repaired warning signal devices such as Respironics, Invacare, and Drive 5 & 10 Liter Concentrators
  • Connected and disconnected wiring and tubing, for Kangaroo Joey Pumps, C-pap and Bi-pap Machines.
  • Explain procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Documented all maintenance and repairs in a timely fashion.
  •  Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Handled Syringes, Flush bags, oximeter probes, and other respiratory equipment.
  • Verified that vehicle inspection stickers and registrations were current.
  • Drove a commercial vehicle
  • Created and submitted delivery and DOT logs.
Heavy Equipment Mechanic, 01/2011 to 01/2015
ARMYMUSTANG, OKLAHOMA
  • Troubleshoot and Operate Heavy Construction Vehicle's  
  • Drove Bulldozers & Tractors
  • Inspected tires, lights, brakes and gas, oil and water levels.
  • Work on Diesel and 4-stroke engines Remove and replace parts on M9 ACE, Loader, Scraper.
  • Tested vehicles and their components and systems.
  • Completed routine maintenance to prevent future breakdowns Safely used all hand and power tools, including the T-stripper, T-cutter, torque and wrench.
  • Some Forklift experience Movement of engine parts without being damaged Move parts, assemblies, components, and other materials into and out of motor pool.
  • Exposed to outdoor conditions and weather extremes.
  • Replaced and moved batteries from vehicles able to read and interpret blueprints and diagrams.
  • Mechanical Freight Handling
  • Inspected the truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
Manager/ Dispatcher/Receiver, 01/2012 to 10/2014
Red Rock MedicalOklahoma City, OK
  • Drove and covered all of Oklahoma
  •  Programmed and troubleshot devices following installation.
  • Delivered Bed, patient lifts, manual and battery powered wheelchairs.
  • Set-up and fixed brands from Drive, Invacare, HillRom, and other DME.
  • Delivered, troubleshoot, and repaired LTV Portable Respiratory medical ventilator/Respironics Trilogy 100 home Ventilators.
  •  Repaired warning signal devices such as Respironics, Invacare, and Drive 5 & 10 Liter Concentrators
  •  Connected and disconnected wiring and tubing, for Kangaroo Joey Pumps, C-pap and Bi-pap Machines.
  •  Explain procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  •  Documented all maintenance and repairs in a timely fashion.
  •  Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
  •  Handled Syringes, Flush bags, oximeter probes, and other respiratory equipment.
  •  Verified that vehicle inspection stickers and registrations were current.
  • Conducted monthly inventories of materials in the warehouse.
  • Stacked and transported all overstock to storage areas.
  • Maintained accurate stock records and schedules.
  • Review and distribute mail, fax and email
  • Enter notes on accounts of clients.
  • Sort and prepare envelopes for mailing
  • Train new employees
  • Operated forklifts to store inventory
  • Drove a 24ft box truck 26,000lbs w/lift gate
  • Up to 10 hours of OTR driving a day.
  • Drove up to 3 axle Truck Drove
  • Inspected tires, lights, brakes and gas, oil and water levels.
  • Drove commercial box truck
  • Loaded and unloaded delivery vans every shift.
  • Responded to dispatched emergency assignments quickly and safely.
  • Verified each delivery against shipping instructions before delivering to customers.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing the best and most efficient routes.
  • Submitted receipts and money received from deliveries at the end of each shift.
  • Drove company truck for local and intra-state pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Created and submitted delivery and DOT logs.
  • Recorded each delivery using the proper paperwork before leaving the warehouse.
  • Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolving problems on the spot.
  • Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Provided an elevated customer experience to generate a loyal clientèle.
  • Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
  • Investigated and resolved customer inquiries and complaints in a timely and empathetic manner.
  • Described product to customers and accurately explained details and care of merchandise.
  • Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
  • Earned management trust by serving as key holder, responsibly opening and closing store.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of stock room and production floor.
  • Directed calls to appropriate individuals and departments.
  • Certified that equipment and supplies were properly maintained for quality patient care and safety.
  • Maintained accurate records of patient care, condition, progress and concerns.
  • Transported deliveries locally and over the road.
  • Redirected shipments en route in response to customer requests.
Driver, 10/2014 to 01/2015
BrinksOklahoma City
  • Transported deliveries locally and over the road
  • Up to 110 deliveries a day
  • Operated a GMC C8500 Armored trucks w/ lift gate
  • Drove 2 and 3 axle Trucks W/ air brakes
  • Covered all of Oklahoma across the border
  • Drove Commercial Vehicles
  • Drove vehicles over 26,001lbs
  • Submitted all delivery documentation in a timely manner.
  • Maintained a daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Completed basic maintenance such as minor repairs to keep vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Inspected the truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Inspected vehicle and immediately reported any defects to a supervisor.
  • Inspected tires, lights, brakes and gas, oil and water levels.
  • Successfully avoided time delivery delays by carefully planning best routes.
  • Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
Education
Bachelor of Science: Sports, Hotel, and Tourism Management Minor: Leadership, Currently Attending
Troy University - Troy
Associate of Science Missouri Southern State University - Joplin
High School Diploma Del City High School - Del City, Oklahoma
Certifications
  • Certified Sheet Metal Worker : Experienced in soldering and riveting sheet metal. 
  • Commercial Driver License A 
  • Endorsments: Hazardous Material, Tanker, and Doubles and Triples Trailers
  • Computer Concepts and Applications(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Computer Concepts)
  • Certified Football General Manager and Scout
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Skills
  • Commercial Truck Driving
  • Firefighting
  • Fire Apparatus Operator
  • Fire Apparatus Pump Operator
  • Heavy Machinery Operator
  • Basic Vehicle Maintainance
  • Some Construction
Experience
05/2013 to Current
Heavy Equipment Operator Southampton Town Highway Dept Hampton Bays, NY

Town road maintainance which includes snow removal,asphalt repair,tree trimmimng,etc.

10/2003 to Current
Chief Flanders Fire Department Flanders, NY Joined volunteer fire department in 2003.Held the rank of Lieutenant,Captain,and cureently serve as Chief.Have completed Rapid Intervention Training,Heavy Rescue Training and many various other forms of training related to the volunteer fire service.Also have the ICS !00,200,300,700 and 800 certificates for courses completed
Education and Training
1994
High School Diploma Rivewrhead High School Riverhead, ny, USA