Mark Lance Sellers – Ship Machinery Mechanic Supervisor

Mark L. Sellers

Norfolk, VA 23509 / ms49717@gmail.com

CAREER SUMMARY

  • 15 years, Machinery Mechanic (naval ships, marine repair)
  • 9 years, Supervising Manager (marine repair)
  • 8 years, United States Navy, Machinist Mate (MM3), Honorable Discharge: 07/06
  • Security Clearance: DOD, Secret, (last adjudicated: 02/22; expires: 02/32)

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO

06/13 – present, Marine Machinery Mechanic Supervisor

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA 23709

  • Disassemble, repair, rebuild, replace, install, and realign pumps, and valve equipment, including main and auxiliary seawater, vertical launch systems, ship service turbine generators, trim and drain, sail, condensate and feed water, high-pressure drain, torpedo rooms, Aircraft Launch & Recovery Equipment (ALRE) and secondary propulsion systems (including emergent repairs) aboard nuclear-powered submarines, aircraft carriers as well as other naval vessels
  • Supervise >15 marine machinery (journeymen) mechanics and/or apprentices responsible for performing mechanical trade techniques and servicing shipboard systems; mentor proper work methods and procedural documentation as well as train subordinates in the interoperability of systems’ tanks, voids, platforms, units, systems and areas applicable to the overhaul, maintenance, testing, inspections and repair of naval ships 
  • Provide subject matter expert (SME) advice and counsel on construction, application, properties, operations, and limitations of engineering systems, processes, structures, outfitting, marine machinery, hull structure, piping, devices, and materials
  • Read, interpret, and oversee technical work documents, industrial process instructions, drawings, charts, graphs (production work details), and specifications for building, repair, and maintenance of shipboard systems, including:
    • Aircraft carriers – Roosevelt (CVN-71), Eisenhower (CVN-69), Washington (CVN-73), Truman (CVN-75), Bush (CVN-77), Ford (CVN-78), Lincoln (CVN-72), Stennis (CVN-74), Reagan (CVN-76)
    • L-boats – Shreveport, Ponce, Trenton, Austin, New York, Kearsarge, Bataan, Wasp, Iwo Jima
    • Submarines – Maryland, Tennessee, Albany, Helena
  • Performed marine machinery mechanical work in shipyards, including Boeing Aerospace and Engineering (BAE), Metro shipyard, Pearl Harbor (Hawai’i), Polonius Point (Guam), Off-Yard Carriers Maintenance Support at NNSY’s Emergent repair facilities located at Norfolk Naval Base, Naval Operating Base (NOB) and Fleet Maintenance Submarines (FMB), conducting emergent repair facilities located at Norfolk Naval Base) at Naval Operating Base (NOB)
  • Report job progress to first-line supervisor; identify and report unsatisfactory safety conditions (personnel, ship’s force to ensure safety and prevent damage to personnel, ship, and facility equipment
  • Ensure plans, procedures, blueprints, instructions, and tools are available to perform work operations; research, analyze, identify, and implement guidelines, criteria, and priorities to accomplish assigned tasks (Statement of Work; SOW) to ensure shipyard instructions and processes followed; maintain data sheets as well as plan the order of inspections
  • Train peers and subordinates on safe work practices and good housekeeping, safety, and protective clothing (including Personal Protective Equipment; PPE); identify and address safety concerns, including surveillance over work facilities to ensure adherence to safety standards, including hazardous material, fire prevention, and prevention of workplace injuries within Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards
  • Complete and submit objective quality evidence (OQE) forms to document the repair of valves, mechanical joint make-up, and machining, including QA-17C, QA-17SI, QA-2, QA-34, and QA-34A forms
  • Researched, analyzed, developed, and implemented maintenance processes, set the format and standard of reporting, including daily accomplishment, next shift expectation, as well as upcoming and current job status, resulting in prudent planning and an accurate account of scheduling notes that minimize Key Event(s) or Milestone(s) delays later adapted by NNSY as best practices to increase production and efficiency, including:
    • Jet Blast Door (JBD) overhaul (FY13-14) on the USS Truman
    • Conducted missile tube overhaul onboard USBN Tennessee (hold NNSY record for fastest overhaul)
    • Set process currently used for the installation of desurger units, which increases production towards the early completion of missile tube(s) overhaul(s)

12/07 – 06/13, Marine Machinery Mechanic (Outside Machinist)

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA

  • Conducted disassembly, repair, rebuild, replace, install, and realign pumps, and valve equipment, including main and auxiliary seawater, vertical launch systems, ship service turbine generators, trim and drain, sail, condensate and feed water, high-pressure drain, torpedo rooms, Aircraft, Launch & Recovery Equipment (ALRE) and secondary propulsion systems (including emergent repairs) aboard nuclear-powered submarines, aircraft carriers, and naval vessels
  • Supervised >15 marine machinery (journeymen) mechanics and/or apprentices responsible for performing mechanical trade techniques and servicing shipboard systems; mentored proper work methods and procedural documentation as well as trained subordinates in the interoperability of systems’ tanks, voids, platforms, units, systems and areas applicable to the overhaul, maintenance, testing, inspections and repair of naval ships 
  • Mentored subordinates in technical skills, many of which were promoted to supervisors

FORMAL EDUCATION / TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS

  • Diploma, Fairmont High School, Fairmont Heights, MD
  • 07/02, Shipboard Elevator Hydraulic/Mechanical System Mechanic (NEC MM-4296); test, inspect, and perform organizational maintenance on shipboard aircraft, weapons, and cargo handling elevators on a system and component level; troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, mechanical, and hydro-mechanical systems and equipment, not including electronic and/or electrical components or interfaces
  • 1st Line Supervisor, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Inspection/Verification, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Introduction to Incident Command System, FEMA IS-100.c
  • Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, FEMA IS-200.c
  • Introduction to the National Incident Management System, FEMA IS-700.b
  • National Response Framework, An Introduction, FEMA IS-800.d
  • Respirator Protection, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Level 1 Materials, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Submarine Indoctrination, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Hytorque, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA

TECHNICAL / COMPUTER

  • AdLinc (quality assurance, certification, material, and funding logs)
  • ATMS (management of tooling/stores)
  • Flank Speed (naval enterprise solution)
  • MS O365: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • SupDesk (supervisor desk)
  • WebAim (web viewer)
  • LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-lance-sellers

AWARDS / VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Good Conduct (2)
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2)
  • Global War On Terrorism Service
  • National Defense Service
  • 07/07 – 09/09, Youth Assistant Football Coach/Volunteer, West Kempsville Youth Association (WKYA), Virginia Beach, VA

KEY & TRANSFERABLE SKILL WORDS:  aircraft carriers, Aircraft Launch & Recovery Equipment (ALRE), best practices, blueprints, cargo handling elevators, construction, data sheets, desurger units, drawings, emergent repair, engineering systems, equipment, fire prevention, hazardous material, hull structure, Hydraulic/Mechanical System, hydro-mechanical systems, inspections, installation, Jet Blast Door, journeymen, L-boats, Lean Six Sigma, Machinery Mechanic, machining, Machinist Mate, Maintenance, Manager, Marine Machinery Mechanic, marine repair, Mechanic, mechanical, missile tube, naval ships, nuclear-powered submarines, objective quality evidence (OQE), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Outside Machinist, overhaul, personnel, planning, Propulsion systems, pumps, rebuild, repair, safety, seawater, secondary propulsion systems, ship service, Shipboard Elevator, shipboard systems, Statement of Work; SOW, subject matter expert (SME), Submarines, supervisor, surveillance, testing, torpedo rooms, train, troubleshoot, turbine generators, valve equipment, vertical launch systems, weapons, work documents 

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Mark Lance Sellers – Ship Machinery Mechanic Supervisor

Mark L. Sellers

Norfolk, VA 23509 / ms49717@gmail.com

CAREER SUMMARY

  • 15 years, Machinery Mechanic (naval ships, marine repair)
  • 9 years, Supervising Manager (marine repair)
  • 8 years, United States Navy, Machinist Mate (MM3), Honorable Discharge: 07/06
  • Security Clearance: DOD, Secret, (last adjudicated: 02/22; expires: 02/32)

EXPERIENCE PORTFOLIO

06/13 – present, Marine Machinery Mechanic Supervisor

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA 23709

  • Disassemble, repair, rebuild, replace, install, and realign pumps, and valve equipment, including main and auxiliary seawater, vertical launch systems, ship service turbine generators, trim and drain, sail, condensate and feed water, high-pressure drain, torpedo rooms, Aircraft Launch & Recovery Equipment (ALRE) and secondary propulsion systems (including emergent repairs) aboard nuclear-powered submarines, aircraft carriers as well as other naval vessels
  • Supervise >15 marine machinery (journeymen) mechanics and/or apprentices responsible for performing mechanical trade techniques and servicing shipboard systems; mentor proper work methods and procedural documentation as well as train subordinates in the interoperability of systems’ tanks, voids, platforms, units, systems and areas applicable to the overhaul, maintenance, testing, inspections and repair of naval ships 
  • Provide subject matter expert (SME) advice and counsel on construction, application, properties, operations, and limitations of engineering systems, processes, structures, outfitting, marine machinery, hull structure, piping, devices, and materials
  • Read, interpret, and oversee technical work documents, industrial process instructions, drawings, charts, graphs (production work details), and specifications for building, repair, and maintenance of shipboard systems, including:
    • Aircraft carriers – Roosevelt (CVN-71), Eisenhower (CVN-69), Washington (CVN-73), Truman (CVN-75), Bush (CVN-77), Ford (CVN-78), Lincoln (CVN-72), Stennis (CVN-74), Reagan (CVN-76)
    • L-boats – Shreveport, Ponce, Trenton, Austin, New York, Kearsarge, Bataan, Wasp, Iwo Jima
    • Submarines – Maryland, Tennessee, Albany, Helena
  • Performed marine machinery mechanical work in shipyards, including Boeing Aerospace and Engineering (BAE), Metro shipyard, Pearl Harbor (Hawai’i), Polonius Point (Guam), Off-Yard Carriers Maintenance Support at NNSY’s Emergent repair facilities located at Norfolk Naval Base, Naval Operating Base (NOB) and Fleet Maintenance Submarines (FMB), conducting emergent repair facilities located at Norfolk Naval Base) at Naval Operating Base (NOB)
  • Report job progress to first-line supervisor; identify and report unsatisfactory safety conditions (personnel, ship’s force to ensure safety and prevent damage to personnel, ship, and facility equipment
  • Ensure plans, procedures, blueprints, instructions, and tools are available to perform work operations; research, analyze, identify, and implement guidelines, criteria, and priorities to accomplish assigned tasks (Statement of Work; SOW) to ensure shipyard instructions and processes followed; maintain data sheets as well as plan the order of inspections
  • Train peers and subordinates on safe work practices and good housekeeping, safety, and protective clothing (including Personal Protective Equipment; PPE); identify and address safety concerns, including surveillance over work facilities to ensure adherence to safety standards, including hazardous material, fire prevention, and prevention of workplace injuries within Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards
  • Complete and submit objective quality evidence (OQE) forms to document the repair of valves, mechanical joint make-up, and machining, including QA-17C, QA-17SI, QA-2, QA-34, and QA-34A forms
  • Researched, analyzed, developed, and implemented maintenance processes, set the format and standard of reporting, including daily accomplishment, next shift expectation, as well as upcoming and current job status, resulting in prudent planning and an accurate account of scheduling notes that minimize Key Event(s) or Milestone(s) delays later adapted by NNSY as best practices to increase production and efficiency, including:
    • Jet Blast Door (JBD) overhaul (FY13-14) on the USS Truman
    • Conducted missile tube overhaul onboard USBN Tennessee (hold NNSY record for fastest overhaul)
    • Set process currently used for the installation of desurger units, which increases production towards the early completion of missile tube(s) overhaul(s)

12/07 – 06/13, Marine Machinery Mechanic (Outside Machinist)

Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA

  • Conducted disassembly, repair, rebuild, replace, install, and realign pumps, and valve equipment, including main and auxiliary seawater, vertical launch systems, ship service turbine generators, trim and drain, sail, condensate and feed water, high-pressure drain, torpedo rooms, Aircraft, Launch & Recovery Equipment (ALRE) and secondary propulsion systems (including emergent repairs) aboard nuclear-powered submarines, aircraft carriers, and naval vessels
  • Supervised >15 marine machinery (journeymen) mechanics and/or apprentices responsible for performing mechanical trade techniques and servicing shipboard systems; mentored proper work methods and procedural documentation as well as trained subordinates in the interoperability of systems’ tanks, voids, platforms, units, systems and areas applicable to the overhaul, maintenance, testing, inspections and repair of naval ships 
  • Mentored subordinates in technical skills, many of which were promoted to supervisors

FORMAL EDUCATION / TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS

  • Diploma, Fairmont High School, Fairmont Heights, MD
  • 07/02, Shipboard Elevator Hydraulic/Mechanical System Mechanic (NEC MM-4296); test, inspect, and perform organizational maintenance on shipboard aircraft, weapons, and cargo handling elevators on a system and component level; troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, mechanical, and hydro-mechanical systems and equipment, not including electronic and/or electrical components or interfaces
  • 1st Line Supervisor, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Inspection/Verification, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Introduction to Incident Command System, FEMA IS-100.c
  • Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, FEMA IS-200.c
  • Introduction to the National Incident Management System, FEMA IS-700.b
  • National Response Framework, An Introduction, FEMA IS-800.d
  • Respirator Protection, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Level 1 Materials, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Submarine Indoctrination, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA
  • Hytorque, NNSY, Portsmouth, VA

TECHNICAL / COMPUTER

  • AdLinc (quality assurance, certification, material, and funding logs)
  • ATMS (management of tooling/stores)
  • Flank Speed (naval enterprise solution)
  • MS O365: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • SupDesk (supervisor desk)
  • WebAim (web viewer)
  • LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/mark-lance-sellers

AWARDS / VOLUNTEER / COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Good Conduct (2)
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2)
  • Global War On Terrorism Service
  • National Defense Service
  • 07/07 – 09/09, Youth Assistant Football Coach/Volunteer, West Kempsville Youth Association (WKYA), Virginia Beach, VA

KEY & TRANSFERABLE SKILL WORDS:  aircraft carriers, Aircraft Launch & Recovery Equipment (ALRE), best practices, blueprints, cargo handling elevators, construction, data sheets, desurger units, drawings, emergent repair, engineering systems, equipment, fire prevention, hazardous material, hull structure, Hydraulic/Mechanical System, hydro-mechanical systems, inspections, installation, Jet Blast Door, journeymen, L-boats, Lean Six Sigma, Machinery Mechanic, machining, Machinist Mate, Maintenance, Manager, Marine Machinery Mechanic, marine repair, Mechanic, mechanical, missile tube, naval ships, nuclear-powered submarines, objective quality evidence (OQE), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Outside Machinist, overhaul, personnel, planning, Propulsion systems, pumps, rebuild, repair, safety, seawater, secondary propulsion systems, ship service, Shipboard Elevator, shipboard systems, Statement of Work; SOW, subject matter expert (SME), Submarines, supervisor, surveillance, testing, torpedo rooms, train, troubleshoot, turbine generators, valve equipment, vertical launch systems, weapons, work documents 



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