• Certified the Navy’s intricate Saturation diving system and actively participated in the Army’s first dive of over 100 feet in the past 20 years.
  • Completed over 700 unit dives, accumulating a total of 2,000 hours of bottom time, and flawlessly executed time-sensitive missions without any incidents.
  • Served as a diver at the Locks and Dam 52 and 53 Replacement Project, providing daily reports on construction progress.
  • Certified the safety and overall structural integrity of the Olmsted Dam, ensuring the successful completion of work performed.
  • Conducted 11 MK-16 test dives and 7 decompression dives in the Ocean Simulation Facility, playing a vital role in certifying new equipment for fielding.
  • Assisted in training over 1,000 special forces personnel at the U.S. Army Underwater Swim School in Key West, ensuring realistic yet safe qualification training.
  • Provided support to the Olmsted Dam Project and the Louisville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Led a team of six soldiers in establishing an efficient company command post, effectively tracking training and construction project metrics for the entire Task Force.
  • Developed work/rest schedules and dive bills to maintain round-the-clock progress.
  • Assisted all elements across the Task Force in establishing their respective reporting and recording procedures, thereby preventing delays.
  • Served as a tender, knife switch operator, and standby diver for the 86th Engineer Dive Detachment.
  • Managed and maintained 100% accountability of over $1,000,000 worth of company construction equipment.
  • Actively participated in the testing and development of the MK-16 Re-breather Modernization protocol conducted at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU).
  • Successfully trained multiple diver candidates, resulting in the addition of three divers to support the Gulf mine clearance mission.
  • Deployed mooring and salvage gear in preparation for a complex ship salvage mission, enabling the safe recovery of a classified payload.
  • Performed hazardous dive penetrations in almost zero visibility, salvaging a former Soviet Juliette class submarine.
  • Coordinated with civilian personnel to maintain qualifications and certifications of the NAVSEA certified Diving System.
  • Played a key role in the Olmsted DAM team, providing critical service both at the project site and in contract development.
  • Prioritized the morale, welfare, and development of eight soldiers despite the challenges of deployment.
  • Ensured the proper maintenance of one Buffalo, one Husky with generation II GPR, and two Mine Resistant Armored Protected vehicles.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of over $1,000,000 worth of company construction equipment.
  • Provided diver support to remove approximately 100 yards of fishing netting attached to the pier.
  • Developed a Seabotix platform required for deploying Seabotix from the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB).
  • Created a Seabotix platform for RHIBs, enabling the deployment of Seabotix for over 20 hours of search and training evolutions without any complications.
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