Key Words â€“ Training Manager, Technical I & C (Instrumentation & Control) Instructor, Training Material Developer, Instructional Technologist, INPO Certified, Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process qualified, Instructional System Design (ISD) process qualified, Supervisor, Florida State Certified Asbestos Supervisor, OSHA 501 certified instructor, American Heart Association certified Instructor Trainer, WORD, ACCESS, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Training Systems Consultant, IACET Commissioner, Certified Health and Safety Official (CSHO) for Construction and General Industry, Inactive Confidential Security Clearance, Masterâ€™s degree, ADDIE, SAT, IDS, Accelerated Learning, Human Performance Improvement (HPI), ASTD Member, Radiological controls
10/09 to Present â€“ Enjoying watching my granddaughter grow up.
04/09 to 10/09 â€“ APS, Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant
Nuclear Instructor (I & C instructor) developing, updating, presenting classroom and laboratory topics associated with nuclear power plant instrumentation and control systems while enforcing the principles of OSHA safety and proper radiological controls. Using my extensive experience I was able to step in and immediately teach classes the new, less experienced instructor couldnâ€™t.
04/08 to 04/09 â€“ Ameren Electric Utilities, Fulton, Missouri
Training Supervisor for Maintenance Training Department developing and presenting technical training (instrumentation, process controls, radiological controls, asbestos controls, math, materials, physics, and chemistry) to Instrumentation and Control Technicians enabling them to repair and maintain instrumentation associated with a nuclear power plant. With a fresh outlook I was able to identify many OSHA safety violations. Worked extensively on a training matrix for outage workers to support DOE 5480.20 requirements.
03/01 to 04/08 â€“ Washington Group International, Pine Bluff Army Arsenal, Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Senior Training Specialist/Lead Developer developing and training Operations personnel on automated furnace equipment and support equipment used to dispose of chemical weapons. Presented classroom instruction/developed training material for OSHA safety-related and new- employee courses. Held a Confidential Security Clearance. American Heart Association certified instructor and instructor trainer. OSHA 501 Certified Instructor. Training Department IACET representative. Working 40 to 60 hours per week.
10/00 to 03/01 â€“ Adecco Technical, Beaver Valley Power Station, Shippingport, PA
Contract Instrumentation & Control (I & C) instructor/developer/training process consultant. Developed technical and non-technical classroom, lab and on-the-job training materials for Instrumentation and Control technicians and plant 1stâ€“line supervisors. Coordinated the adoption of purchased outside training material into the stationâ€™s qualification training. Participated in major task analysis upgrade project involving Maintenance Department. Worked 40 to 70 hours per week.
05/00 to 10/00 â€“ ONSITE Engineering, Nine Mile Nuclear Plants 1 & 2, Oswego, NY
Contract I & C instructor/developer. Developing Task Analysis, Task Performance Evaluations, training material enabling objectives and exam questions. Worked a 40 hour week.
10/99 to 05/00 â€“ Cofer and Associates, Beaver Valley Power Station, Shippingport, PA
Contract I & C instructor/developer/consultant developing classroom, lab, on-the-job and in-plant evaluation training material. Consultant for SAT training process. Participated in major task analysis upgrade for Maintenance Department. Worked a 40 to 60 hour week.
08/99 to 10/99 â€“ San Diego City College, Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois
Navy-certified instructor for a computer based training course for basic to advanced analog and digital electronics. Maintained computerized training records. Worked a 40 hour week.
11/89 to 08/99 â€“ Florida Power & Light, Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant, Florida City, FL
Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) certified I & C instructor/developer. Developed and taught INPO accredited courses for initial, OSHA safety and continuing training programs that had direct affect on plant performance improving from SALP 3 rating to SALP 1. Supervised containment building and access ramp crew activities and the I & C Departmentâ€™s Post Maintenance Testing program during plant refueling outages. Florida State certified Asbestos Supervisor. American Red Cross certified CPR/First Aid instructor. Worked up to 72 hours per week.
03/87 to 11/89 - Florida Power & Light, Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant, Florida City, FL
INPO certified I & C journeyman. Worked up to 72 hours per week.
Other work experience
Niagara Mohawk Power Corp, Huntley Steam Station, Buffalo, NY - Training Manager/instructor/developer.
United States Navyâ€™s Submarine Service - E-7 chief electronics technician, Reactor Operator and Engineering Watch Supervisor. Instructor at Naval Nuclear Prototype and at Nuclear Power School. Held a Secret Security Clearance.
College: Excelsior College, Albany, New York
A.S. in Electronics
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Illinois
BS in Occupational Education) Deanâ€™s List â€“ Graduated with Honors
University of Phoenix
Masterâ€™s degree in Adult Education/Distance Learning
Other education (military and civilian)
Pneumatic Instruments, Classical Physics, Measurement and Test Equipment, Reactor Protection Systems, 7100 Westinghouse Process Instrumentation, Electronic Instruments, Nuclear Instrumentation System, Westinghouse Rod Control and Analog Rod Position Indication System, Mechanical Calibration School, Electronics Technician Maintenance School (Soldering and troubleshooting techniques), Electronics Technician "B" School, Advanced Transistor Theory, Naval Nuclear Power School and Prototype, Electronics Technician "A" School, Leadership, Management, Education and Training School, Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving and Decision Making, Introduction to Management, Bell and Howell Home Entertainment Course, SAT I (Systems Approach to Training - Job Analysis), SAT OJT (Systems Approach to Training - On-The-Job Training), SAT II (Systems Approach to Training - Course Design), SAT III (Systems Approach to Training - Course Development), SAT IV (Systems Approach to Training -Implementation), Motorcycle Safety Foundation Instructor ; GAMMAMETRICS Neutron Flux Monitoring System, Asbestos Abatement Supervisor (Florida State Certified), OSHA 501 Outreach Instructor Course, OSHA Electrical Standards Course, Root Cause Analysis, OSHA Fall Protection/Arrest Course, OSHA Hazardous Materials Course, OSHA Machine Guarding Course, OSHA Confined Space Course, OSHA Industrial Hygiene Course, OSHA Excavation and Trenching Course, Accelerated Learning, Human Performance Improvement (HPI)
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