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Serial No: 16989

List top 5 skills: logistics, management, safety, security, trainer
Short Bio:

As you can see from my resume, I offer a great track record in military leadership position with proven

management, training, security procedures and upbeat positive attitude.

Additionally, I am accustomed to working several different projects simultaneously and in a fast paced

environment. Furthermore, I am adept to completing tasks independently and collaboratively.

I believe my experiences would serve as a valuable asset to your team.

Current location: 

Texas, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Transport and Logistics, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

afghanistan, africa, Ghana, Liberia, libya, Middle East

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

africa, Gabon, Liberia, Sierra Leone



Qualifications

 Associates of Applied Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering Technician 2013-Present
Lone Star College System, Houston Texas

 Certificate – Field Service Technician Marketable Skills Award 2014
Lone Star College System, Houston Texas

 Associate Degree-Security Management 2012
Devry University, Houston, Texas

 

 Combat Marksmanship Instructor Course, 2005
 Combat Life Saver Course, 2003
 Marksmanship Coaches Course, 2005
 Instructor Training Course, 2002
 Designated Defensive Marksman, 2005
 Fundamentals of Leadership, 2003
 Infantry Squad leaders Course, 2005
 Recruit Training, 1999
 Operations against Guerilla Units, 2005
 Graduate, Sharps town High school, TX, 2001
 Small Arms Weapons Instructor, 2005
 Combat gun fighter course, 2005
 Anti-Terrorism force protection, 2004
 Marine Corps Martial Arts Program
 Threat Weapons Course, 2004

Career Summary

PAE Inc, ACOTA MINUSMA BURKINA FASO
April 2014 –December 2014

• Responsible for training Company Grade Officers and soldiers in planning operations (Cordon and Search, Convoy, Entry Control Point/Check Point, mounted and dismounted Patrols) supporting the Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance (ACOTA) program and the United Nations Peace Support Operations. Engaged, and sought out professional relationship with the host nation counterpart in order to facilitate coalition teamwork and unit cohesion. Provided military training and leadership advice to assigned Burkinabe cadres throughout the training cycle

• Also Responsible for mentoring and training the ACOTA host nation cadre and their Crew Served Weapon (CSW) Sections on the tactical employment of their various to include the basic fundamental Mounted and Dismounted firing techniques; PKM’s, RPG 9, RPG 7 and the DUSHKA.

Security Manager
07/2010- 01/2013
African Minerals Ltd, Freetown Sierra Leone, West Africa

Duties:

• Managed and developed site and mobile Security Guard Force providing leadership and guidance.

• Prepared overall security plans and managed security operations for African Minerals Limited organization, including assignments and staffing.

• Contributed to investigations of property loss, thefts and criminal activities.

• Provided timely reports to the firm Management; managed all security costs analysis.

• Maintained and conducted routine checkup of several sites in firm; analyzed failures.

• Monitored performance of security units installed in firm.

• Recommended installations of new/ latest security systems or a possible up-gradation in existing systems; Conducted annual research on crime risk analysis.

Management & Incident Response

Duties:

• Managed subordinates/ Security Staff ensuring high performance

• Directed any Security Contractors, reporting to the Security Manager on the quality of their deliverables.

• Ensured AML Security Standards, discipline and Code of Conduct are maintained in accordance with AML Security and HR procedures.

• Created a work environment that reflects African Minerals ethical standards and protects AML employees, assets and information, and the public if they may be at risk from AMLs activities.

• Worked under the direction of the AML Incident Control Centre to ensure the security of AML and contractor facilities and/or personnel and assets during emergency.

Tactical Planning & Innovation

Duties:

• Conducted site and activity based Security Risk Assessments.

• Developed cost effective Security Plans and Procedures compliant with AML Corporate Security Management policies.

• Identified changes to the operating context, predicting evolving trends and new security risks, informing the HR Manager and CEO of the changes and advising on the development of new methods to compensate for them.

• Identified daily requirements for the deployment of security personnel and directed support for ad-hoc tasks as they arise; acted as On-Scene Commander when responding to Security or other incidents.

• Collaborated with the AML Security Training Team to improve the quality of Security staff.

• Developed strong relationships with local community leaders & local police units to minimize community based security risks and maximize community and police response in incident management.

Security Supervisor
02/2010 –06/2010
Torres International Security, Iraq

Duties:

• Responsible for Site Security posture and programs for all field locations in the northeast U. S. Maintained all of the contract staff, physical security, emergency planning, incident management and information protection for marketing field locations.

• Ensured a consistent record of compliance and accuracy under stringent corporate standards. Audit readiness is mandatory and tight controls were maintained for positive audit results. Created, developed, and implemented on-going staff security training to ensure consistent compliance with company policy and procedures

• Established site employee’s security awareness through site campaigns including videos, posters, electronic mail memos and department presentations

• Identified potential security issues, conducted on-going needs assessment and review of subordinate reports, activity, and electronic surveillance; developed a plan of action to correct or remediate the areas of vulnerability and non-compliance with security requirements globally. Presented proposals to improve security operations to senior Corporate management

Security Supervisor
03/2009-01/2010
Torres international Security
Sub-Contractor: Sabre International Security, Iraq

Duties:

• Supervised and train third country nationals (Kenyan, Nepalese and Iraqis) on the AK 47 and M16A2 service rifles.

• Supervised and provided 24 hours of maximum security with a 250 guard force members including K9 unit at the Najaf International Airport, Iraq.

• Maintained proper accountability of all personnel and equipment.

• Planned and supervised the implementation of site-specific security plans to protect assets and personnel

• Instructed on the drills and SOP’s for emergency actions and terrorist attacks.

Military Instructor/ Mentor
07/2007-11/2008
DynCorp Int. Security Sector Reform, Monrovia, Liberia

Duties:

• Administered Basic Rifle Marksmanship to over 6000 Liberian Soldiers.

• Conducted and supervised numerous live fire ranges without incident.

• Planed, organized, and directed initial military training in all basic soldier skills.

• Trained the Liberian Army from initial entry to advanced individual training.

• Instructed and evaluated Soldiers on all weapons systems used by the Liberian Army to include the AK47, RPK and the GP25 Grenade launcher.

• Planned, coordinated and supported field training exercises and evaluated exercise outcomes for future planning; coordinated training exercises; ensured availability of resources.

• Administered all relevant testing to ensure training and certification currency.

• Mentored and motivated personnel.

• Prepared and presented performance-orientated training to the members of the new Armed Forces of Liberia attending Advanced Infantry Training, Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course, and Officers Candidate School Soldiers.

Chief Instructor
04/2005-7/2006
Division Marksmanship Training Unit (DMTU), Camp Pendleton, California

Duties:

• Supervised, trained, counseled, and inspected 12 employees daily.

• Conducted a total of 13 Combat Marksmanship Training courses Training over 200 Marines.

• Conduced over 100 live fire ranges without incident.

• Filled billet as Range Safety Officer RSO for DMTU; Prepared course outlines and material.

• Recognized as subject matter expert with regard to all aspects of operations; praised for sound judgment.

• Coordinated with both internal and external agencies to ensure availability of materials and facilities.

• Provided individual counseling to personnel who exhibited learning difficulties, enabling their success.

• Exercised sound judgment and comprehensive knowledge of all training directives, techniques and strategies; Maintained accurate and complete student records as required by USMC policies, and administrative regulations; supervised the physical conditioning of Marines.

Military Operations on Urban Terrain (MOUT) Instructor
06/2005-08/2006
Camp Pendleton, California

Duties:

• Supervised, and counseled 10 employees daily.

• Instructed and evaluated students in basic, intermediate, and advance Military Operations on Urban Terrain (MOUT)/Close Quarters Battle tactics (CQB).

• Coordinated all logistical requirements for all training evolutions.

• Scheduled training exercises, ensuring availability of resources and coordinating with other programs/activities.

• Appointed as Range Safety Officer for live fire training evolutions.

• Responsible for maintenance and operational readiness of urban training facilities.

Section leader
United States Marine Corps, Iraq
03/2004-12/2004

Duties:

• Managed a Security Detail for the battalion commander.

• Oversaw the welfare, morale, discipline and training of 20 Marines in a forward deployed infantry company.

• Oversaw over $500,000 in weapons systems, communications equipment and other military assets.

• Conducted and supervised numerous convoys and patrols with no injuries or damages.

• Provided static security for VIP’s during the Presidential elections.

• Trained and worked alongside Iraqi National Guard, and Iraqi Police conducting patrols and vehicle checkpoints.

Corporal of the guard, United States Marine Corps, Iraq
02/2003-12/2003

Duties:

• Supervised a 15 man guard force responsible for securing the perimeter around a high profile military installation.

• Planned and supervised the implementation of site-specific security plans to protect assets designated as vital to national security.

• Certified the proficiency of all personnel in knowledge of deadly force and rules of engagement.

• Maintained physical and information security, and implemented contingency plans.

• Supervised the training, health, morale and welfare of 15 Marines.

• Planned and conducted security patrols around the installations perimeter.