United States Navy Decompression Schedule
Marine Surveyor Standards
California State Compensation and Insurance
United States Coast Guard; OSHA; EPA
California Contractors License
Commercial Diving / Marine Tech - West Oahu, Hawaii
Crane, Forklift Safety Classes
Spanish Language Classes- California Community Colleges
Knowledge of and hands on experience in :
Emergency procedures for diving injuries including decompression sickness, embolism, diving and hyperbaric barotrauma;
I spent many years in the field and have treated decompression sickness and embolism. Operation and supervision of recompression chamber treatments, patient evaluation and diagnosis for proper treatment tables.
U/W salvage, towing; dredging.
U/W ditch preparation; mooring systems installation and maintenance.
Underwater drilling and blasting; painting; crane, hoist, lifts, forklift operation; welding.
Over 30 years of Commercial Diving experience for clients including Marine Contractors, Oil Companies, U.S. Government, State and Local Municipalities, Shipping Agents, Unions, Private Parties, Surveys of pipelines, piers, docks, and pilings.
Served 20 years as Operations Manager/Lead Diver on Port of Los Angeles maintenance contract. I engaged in Operations Management, Planning, Estimating, Financial Management, Contract Negotiation, Customer Service, and Network Building.
25 years as Diving Supervisor with excellent safety record.
Operations Manager of Tugboat and Water Taxi Company. Responsibilities included Crewing, Scheduling, Customer Liaison, Sales. Jones Act.
Served on Union / Management Rules Committee.
Bilingual (English / Spanish) ability facilitates communications with multicultural crews.
Underwater construction and maintenance, overhaul, repair, and inspection of Coffer dams, trestles, pipeline installation.
Pier, pile and dock installation and repair.
All phases of concrete pipe installation and repair.
Pile Drivers/Divers Local 2375 (Ret)
Maritime/Diving Accident & Collision Investigation
Oral, Written, Video Documentation & Reporting
Association of Diving Contractors Consensus Standards, Jones Act
United States Longshoremen and Harbors; OPA-90; Code of Federal Regulations-14
University of California - Teaching Certificate Earned Spring 2010
University of Hawaii - Bachelor of Arts in Political Science - 1972
Damien Memorial HS Honolulu, HI. - 1966
Commercial Diving Center Air/Mixed Gas and Sat Training -1978
Expert Witness Testifying Skills Workshop - 2006
Association of Diving Contractors (Inactive)
Historical Divers Association
Experienced expert witness and litigation consult in diving , maritime, shipping, crewing, safety, tug boats, barges . Marine construction, pipeline installation and maintenance, harbors, piers, docks, municipal facilities, and oil platforms.
Commercial diver for American Marine Corp. American Divers, Solus Ocean Systems, Projects included heavy marine construction, vessel salvage, pier dock and pile inspections; vessel inspections and repairs, dredging operations, underwater blasting. Underwater rigging; filming and photography inspections and surveys operation and supervision of decompression and recompression chambers.
Maritime Investigations - Accident Reconstruction
Underwater and General Marine Construction.
Tugboat and Crewboat Operations and Compliance