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MARINER INFORMATION

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Paul Wittkopf

Bay Village, OH, 44140, United States
Home Phone: 440-871-5042
Cell Phone: 440-487-3193

Type: Full Time

Primary Position Seeking: 1st Mate
Secondary Position Seeking: Captain/Master


More about me...

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Deck Licenses

Master Ocean Unlimited

Document Ratings

Able Seaman UnlimitedMMD
Lifeboatman

Endorsements

ECDIS CertificateGMDSS: Global Maritime Distress & Safety System
ARPA: Automatic Radar Plotting AidsOceans
BRM: Bridge Resource ManagementLifeboatman
BST: Basic Safety TrainingRadar
PSC: Proficiency in Survival Craft

Other Endorsements

Vessel Security Officer (VSO)

Dynamic Positioning Officer, Unlimited

Other Certifications

API 2D Offshore Pedestal Crane Operator (non-mechanical) and Qualified Rigger (with Knuckle boom).

Additional Skills

Proficient in the use of MS Office software (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, OUTLOOK)

Proficient in the use of Adobe Acrobat for document creation and management.

OTHER INFORMATION

STCW 95 Certified Documents

TWIC Card

VESSEL EXPERIENCE

Construction
Name: HOS Iron Horse
Rank: Captain/Master
From August 2009 to June 2017
Details: 433', 8988 GT, DP3. Equipped with 2 ROVs, 1 400T offshore mast crane and 1 120T knuckle boom crane both with active heave compensation.
Comments: Actively engaged in conducting sub sea survey, inspection, maintenance, repair, light well intervention and floatel work for oil companies.

Supply Boat
Name: HOS Centerline
Rank: Captain/Master
From November 2008 to July 2009
Details: 370', 5960 GT, US flag supply vessel.
Comments: Vessel can be converted between O, I, L, D service.

 
Construction
Name: DMT Emerald (renamed SURF Challenger in 2010)
Rank: Captain/Master
From April 2008 to October 2008
Details: 292', 4200GT, DP2. US flag.
Comments: Inspection, Maintenance and Repair duties.

Dredge
Name: B.E. Lindholm
Rank: Chief Mate
From September 1998 to January 2008
Details: 297', 3500 GT Self-propelled Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge.
Comments: Jobs scopes included shipping channel deepening/widening and beach/land erosion mitigation and replenishment.

 


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Company Name: Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC Started on: February 2008 Ended on: June 2017
Job Title: Captain
Duties:

Responsible for the overall safety and security of persons, marine assets, and environment and ensuring operational readiness of vessel by working with company officials, and maritime regulatory agencies during audits, deficiency identification and audits, and continually enforcing and training all crew in the Safety Management System. Also responsible to adhering to vessel budget, voyage planning and watch standing, training of crew and and administration of crew documentation on board and promoting positive working relations with clients and contractors while vessel on charter.

Company Name: Weeks Marine, Inc. Started on: August 1998 Ended on: January 2008
Job Title: Chief Mate
Duties:

Maintained12-hour sea watch piloting vessel underway. Additional duties to include overseeing vessel maintenance and repair operations while underway and in shipyard, safety equipment inspections and correction of deficiencies and ensuring compliance with applicable CFRs.



Company Name: LaRich Distributors, Inc. Started on: August 1995 Ended on: August 1998
Job Title: PC Network Administrator and Retail POS Field Support
Duties:

Help Desk and Computer Network Administrator for a leading retail jewelry company from August 1995 to September 1998. Responsible for purchasing, maintenance, repair, upgrade, and integration of company personal computers and peripheral equipment for 50 in-house corporate workstations in addition to over 100 workstations at 17 individual retail locations across northeast Ohio, USA

Company Name: Gulf Coast Trailing Company Started on: April 1992 Ended on: August 1995
Job Title: Chief Mate
Duties: Maintained 12-hour sea watch piloting vessel underway. Additional duties to include overseeing vessel maintenance and repair operations while underway and in shipyard, safety equipment inspections and correction of deficiencies and ensuring compliance with applicable CFRs.


Company Name: Gulf Coast Trailing Company Started on: December 1988 Ended on: April 1992
Job Title: Second Mate
Duties:

Maintained 12 hour bridge watch while underway and engaged in dredging and station-keeping activity. Also responsible for chart (paper and electronic) and publication requesting and updating, voyage planning, and assisting with he maintenance and repair of shipboard electronics and computers.

Company Name: Gulf Coast Trailing Company Started on: October 1987 Ended on: December 1988
Job Title: Third Mate
Duties:

Maintained 12-hour sea watch piloting vessel underway. Additional duties include inspection and maintenance of shipboard lifesaving and fire-fighting equipment.


EDUCATION HISTORY

School Name: National Rado Institute Started on: February 1992 Ended on: March 1994
GPA: 93.80
School Name: Maine Maritime Academy Started on: August 1983 Ended on: April 1986
GPA: 3.59

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