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College Marine Tech Instructor
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Location:   Rochester, Massachusetts
Current Job Title:   Owner
Current Employer:   JB Marine Service
Most Advanced Degree:   Marine Manufacturer Certifications
Major or Emphasis:   Marine Tech & Instructor 22+ years
Certifications, Awards, Patents, Publications & Other Education:   Professional Affiliations

Cape Cod Marine Trades Association
Board of Directors
AMTECH: Association of Marine Technicians
Board of Directors
MITEC: Marine Industry Technical Education Committee
Board of Directors
Mass Marine Trades Education Committee
Education Committee member
Mass Environmental Police
Massachusetts Boating Safety Course Instructor
Work Experience
Watch Captain Marine Management software
Onsite Consultant - SoftwareTrainer
Mattapoisett, MA 02739
March 2006 – February 2008
Massasoit Community College
Marine Technology Instructor
Canton, MA, USA
January 2005 - Present
Kelley's Marine
Service / General Manager
Wareham, MA, USA
May 2004 – March 2006
Gifford Marine
Service Manager
Dartmouth, MA, USA
May 1999 - May 2004
Handle all routine operations of service dept
Monitor 2nd location in Warwick, RI
Pilot potential customers on sales dept "water test"
Performed Customer Orientation on new yachts
Manage service schooling, in-house training & self study programs
Provide, train & manage OSHA mandated programs
J.B. Marine Service
Westport, MA, USA
April 1993 – May 1999
John Deere Gasoline Engines
John Deere Diesel Engines
John Deere Hydraulic systems repair
Mercury Outboards
Mercruiser Engines & Stern Drives
Yamaha 2 & 4 Stroke Trained
Honda Factory Trained
Volvo Penta Diesel EDC systems trained
Johnson - Evinrude Factory Trained
Cruise Air AC systems Factory Trained
Regal Boats Systems Tech
Regal Boats Yacht Specialist
Massachusetts Maritime Academy Marina Management
Mastermans OSHA Programs Trained (3M Respirator Fit Test trained)
Mercruiser Electronic Fuel Injection Systems (AMTECH)

Published Articles
Boat Motor Dealer Magazine:
Service Center: “Speed and proper rates turn winterizing into profits”
August 2007
Service Center: “Five hundred dollars for a Tune Up?”
Release date ,   March 2008
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Experience:   Marine tech for 22+years working as a lead tech, service manager, GM and Marine Tech Instructor

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