Wooden Boat Inspection, Paul Haley, Wooden Boat School Brooklin, Maine
Fiberglass Boat Inspection, Paul Coble, Wooden Boat School Brooklin, MaineUSCG
Krautkramer Branson ASNT Level I, Ultrasonic Inspection
Krautkramer Branson ASNT Level II, Ultrasonic Inspection
ABARIS, Ultrasonic Inspexction of Composite Structures
Passenger Vessel Control Verification School, Miami, Florida
USCG Search and Rescue School
Maritime Auditor/Lead Auditor ISO 9000/1/2, Maritime Management Services, London
US Navy Gas Free Engineering, Treasure Island, Ca.
Diesel/Steam Engine room Automation, SUNY Maritime, NY
US Navy Damage Control Assistant, Navy SWOS, Newport, RI
USCG Engineering Administration, Yorktown, VA
USCG Marine Inspector Training Course, Yorktown, VA
USCG Marine Investigator Course, Yorktown, VA
Shipyard Competent Person Training, NFPA, Yorktown, VA
USCG Hydraulic Systems Course, Yorktown, VA
Chemistry of Hazardous Materials, National Fire Academy
Shipboard Firefighting, USCG, US Navy
Maritime Law Enforcement School, Yorktown, VA.
Instructor Training, USCG Petaluma, CA
USCG EMT School
Underway O.O.D. and Engineering Duty Officer on 270 WMEC and 110 Surface Effect Ships
Emergency Medical Technician
USCG Boarding Officer
Search and Rescue Instructor
Fisheries Training Instructor
Law Enforcement and Boating Safety Instructor
Inspector of; Small Passenger Vessels
K Passenger Vessels
H Passenger Vessels
Foreign Vessels (Freight, Product, Passenger, Gas and High Speed Passenger Vessels)
Liferaft Inspector (Included factory verification and testing of rafts/lifeboats and davits Harding Safety, Viking and RFD in Europe)
Gas Carrier Inspector
Responsible for maintenance and repair of;
gasoline inboard engines
high and low speed diesels
air conditioning and refrigeration systems
heating oil burners
water purification and reverse osmosis systems
electrical power generation and distribution systems
shipyard availability contract and inspection oversight of USCG vessels
Shipboard damage control and fire fighting training coordinator.
Oversight and implementation of preventative maintenance systems.
Maintained and conducted drydockings on fiberglass, aluminum, steel and wood hulled vessels.
Participated in all areas of ship board employ including cargo operations, fuel transfer, line handling, towing operations, navigation, sailing, firefighting, damage control and rescue operations as participant and supervisor.
Crewman on the tall ship Gazela Primero OPSAIL >79.
1979 to 1993 stationed aboard various ships, shore stations and training commands in the Coast Guard.
1994 to 1995 assigned to Marine Inspection Office New York and received intensive training in marine safety and inspections. This included barges, large and small passenger vessels, major ship conversions in U.S. and European shipyards of US Flag vessels. Inspections in Europe, Africa and the Middle East of US vessels and life saving equipment manufacturers.
1996 to 2000 resident inspector in Bucksport Maine with responsibility for Downeast Maine. This included plan approval and inspection of the first High Speed Foreign Ferry in the US, Incat 046, in Bar Harbor Maine. Foreign shipping inspections, domestic passenger and ferry inspections including 110 small passenger vessels and 5 Ro Ro Ferries. Conducted plan review and construction inspections of wood, fiberglass, steel and aluminum vessels. Conducted drydocks providing oversight and plan approval on steel, aluminum and wood vessels requiring extensive repairs.
June of 2000 joined Marine Design and Survey Inc. as a marine surveyor. Primary surveyor for insurance, pre-purchase and C&V surveys of recreational and commercial vessels. Provided insurance claims adjustment and investigations for commercial underwriters.
June of 2001 launched Coastal Marine Survey.
American Society of Non Destructive Testing(ASNT)
Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, SA (SAMS)
American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC)
Boat US Technical Information Exchange
Boatpokers E-Mail Forum