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Seeking Employment

Stephen Bomgardner


Texas A&M University at Galveston                                                                  
Galveston, TX
Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation
Graduation- May 2003

Seadrill Technical College                                                                                 
Online Program
Petroleum Engineering Program                                                                      
March 2009 - January 2011

Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies                
Baltimore, MD       
Management Level Courses for Vessel Operations
Completed in 2011                                                                                              


  • Master Unlimited, USCG & Liberia
  • OIM Unrestricted, USCG & Liberia
  • Ballast Control Operator Endorsement
  • Unlimited DP Certificate (Nautical Institute #5007)
  • Kongsberg APOS Class
  • Kongsberg K-Chief Class
  • Kongsberg K-Pos Class
  • Kongsberg DPS-200 Technical and Operational Class
  • Simrad Induction DP Operator Course
  • Simrad Advanced DP Operator Course
  • Advanced MODU Stability

Professional Experience:

Pacific Drilling Services Inc.      
September 2013 – Present

Operations Manager as Master/Person In Charge/Offshore Installation Manager

  • Operations Manager of an Industrial floating vessel that conducts offshore drilling in deepwater environments.
  • Oversight of daily and monthly budgets.  Budget between $45k-$172k per month depending on operational status.
  • Oversight of all operational personnel, as well as new hires and any personnel movements. 
  • Leader of HSE onboard, implementation and review of all HSE standards and procedures within the company to be utlized onboard.
  • Master of the 7th Generation UDW Pacific Meltem.  Project Operational Team Leader in Samsung Heavy Industries, managing construction and commissioning of vessel from Operational standpoint, working with Rig and Project Management until delivery of the vessel.  Working within vessel budget set forth by Pacific Drilling Management.
  • The Master is responsible for the safe operation of the ship and for prevention of pollution or damage to the environment.  The Master is empowered in all situations with overriding authority to act decisively and according to my best judgment to prevent injury to crew member, other persons and to protect my ship, other ships, property and marine environment from damage.
  • Ensure all activities are carried out according to State, Class, Flag, ISM, ISPS, SOLAS, MARPOL, SOPEP plan and client requirements.
  • Participate in the planning of goals and objectives for the annual QHSE plan with the crews.
  • Carry out and assist with corporate and regulatory audits and workplace inspections.

Pacific Drilling Services Inc.  
July 2011- September 2013

Chief Mate

  • Chief Mate/Marine Section Leader on the Pacific Bora.  Working for Chevron in Nigeria.  In charge of all Marine Department operations, manager of the DP Operators and Deck Crew. 
  • Managed a budget for my department, project planned all internal projects from start to finish.
  • Projects ranged from $1k-$100k.
  • Oversaw all regulatory and classifciation requirements for the vessel.

Offshore Commissioning Solutions 
February 2011 – July 2011

Senior DP Marine Consultant/Project TeamMember

  • Member of the OCS Project Team in Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard.  Consulting with COSL and CNOOC during the construction and commissioning phase of the 6th Generation Semisubmersible, Hai Yang Shi You 981.  Training of key DP personnel assigned to HYSY 981.  Writing DP and Marine procedures for COSL.   Training Senior Management in the operation of a 6th Generation MODU.
  • Project at time was estimated at $2.2 billion.  Responsible for conducting review, commissioning and acceptance of close to $200 million worth of equiment for COSL.

SeaDrill Offshore A.S  
September 2007- February 2011

Senior Dynamic Positioning Operator (2nd Mate)

  • Worked as a Senior DPO on West Aquarius DP3 - 6th Generation Drilling Semi-submersible GVA-7500N, previous service on West Sirius, a DP2+- 5th Generation Drilling semi-submersible F&G ExD. Service with company began from commissioning and vessel mobilization of two new build Semi-Submersibles. Tasked as author for writing and implementing Seadrill America rig specific procedures for company and client and instructing new DPO’s and trainees on rig and equipment. Required to complete start to finish Kongsberg Customer Acceptance Tests and the FMEA Trials of new builds. Participated in the client acceptance and mobilization of West Sirius in Gulf of Mexico for Devon Energy/ATP as well as the West Aquarius for Exxon in Indonesia.   

Transocean Inc.    
April 2004 – September 2007 

Dynamic Positioning Operator (3rd Mate)

  • DPO onboard the MODU Deepwater Horizon
    • ADPO onboard the MODU Discoverer Enterprise

Pelican Offshore Services     
August 2003 - January 2004

Assistant Mooring Master/Mate


  • Available Upon Request


Help Wanted

Company: Honeywell

Job Title: Dangerous Goods Transportation Specialist
Job ID:
Category: Integrated Supply Chain
Posted Date: March 13, 2017
Location: Morris Plains, NJ, US


Responsibilities:The position, located in Morris Plains, NJ, will work closely with PMT Transportation Regulatory Compliance personnel, SAP EHS IT and Product Stewardship team. The DG specialist is expected to have successfully completed DG compliance training in 49CFR, TDG, IATA and IMDG regulations.

Responsibilities will include the following:

• Maintain/fill the DG master for North American products as part of the SAP Material Master workflow process for new material creation. Troubleshoot and resolve DG errors in deliveries and orders. Provide backup to other DG personnel in EU and AP
• Provide DG technical assistance for businesses, tollers, 4PLs and others involved in the safe and compliant transport of PMT materials
• Review and development of DG Training materials, and regulatory notices.
• Compile and administer emergency response incident data. Operate within ETS system and assist site personnel TER responders on ETS system input and navigation.
• Administer Private fleet FMCSA regulatory data and maintain compliance calendar for regulatory permits and fees. Refresh and update web sharepoint sites with current information.
• Follow up on site and warehouse DG audits. Organize data and ensure closure of findings.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in scientific or technical discipline
• 2-5 years’ experience in dangerous goods safety, product stewardship or logistics operations

Preferred Qualifications:
• Current DG training in 49CFR, TDG, IATA, IMDG
• Working knowledge of SAP and experience with EHS/DG preferred.
• Good written and verbal communication skills and skill with all Microsoft Office applications.
• Proven abilities in cross functional staff/site operations environments.
• History of positive results with collaborative teams operating at multiple levels across an organization.

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.



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