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David S. Smith Jr.

1069 Bay Breeze Drive Suffolk VA, 23435 (757)344-3115 cell (757)483-9061 home OBJECTIVE To obtain a Management position as a Transportation/Fleet Logistics Manager SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATION * Transitioning Transportation Fleet Manager with extensive experience in managi ng trucking, vessel and logistics operations that ranged from 10 motor vehicles to a fleet of 60 tractors and 120 trailers and warehouse operation. * Skilled in analyzing requests for transportation support and designating suffi cient transports with fully qualified operators to meet mission requirements. * Selected to be a member for an academic staff that provides management and lea dership instruction to future mid and senior levels work supervisor. * Selected, based on administrative and driving skills, as the Administrative As sistant / Driver for the Chief Executive Officer of the U. S. Army Troop Support Agency. * Computer literate and knowledgeable is using software programs for database ma nagement and word processing. WORK EXPERIENCE Plant Transportation Supervisor 11/09 - Present Ferrell Gas (Propane Comp) * Supervised day to day plant operations and the logistic of delivering propane to commercial and residential customers. Maintain logs, reports and records pert aining to company requirements * Managed Staff driver that operate and maintained propane tank tucks, and ser vice vehicles * Monitor Safe Transport operations, coordinated daily work activities. * Maintained a safe working environment and counsel drivers * Determined requirements for the safe operation of propane, drivers, deliveries and to the customers * Ensured vehicles and personal meet DOT, State and Ferrell gas Requirements. Vessel/Transportation Foremen 2003-2009 Virginia International Terminals, Inc. * Served as advocate for company safety program and communicated operational req uirements to all personnel and resolve issues. * Developed work specifications for emergency repairs, services from contractors and shipyard work. Managed vessel's budgets and add value to maintenance execut ion. * Conducted long range planning involving overhaul, dry-docking, in port repairs , regulatory surveys (USCG), obsolescence management and similar tasks. * Supervised 4 Vessel Chief Engineers regarding execution of maintenance activit ies and compliance with regulatory and company ISM policies for work accomplishe d by shipyards, vendors, and ship's force. * Conducted quality audits as part of the company quality plan. * Reviewed and approved spare parts and consumable requisitions. * Planned and managed operational personnel and resources in an efficient and co st-effective manner. * Managed personnel performance including hiring and disciplinary action and pay roll, overtime and scheduling for assigned personnel. * Developed and maintained relationships with internal and external clients, ven dors and agencies. * Followed operational procedures and processes to meet or exceed, and track, es tablished terminal and performance goals and objectives.

Senior instructor (Transportation) 2000-2002 U. S. Army, Fort Eustis VA * Directed the activities of student groups ranging in size 16 to 24 people who have been selected, based on demonstrated technical ability and leadership skill s, for additional occupational and management training in an academic environmen t. * Conducted academic instruction in both a class room environment as well as "ha nds-on" practical exercise periods. * Observed students during academic and management training periods and provides recommendation for self-improvement. * Developed lesson plans to support the program of instruction. Fleet Transportation Manager 1998-2002 U. S. Army, Fort Eustis, VA * Supervised and coordinated the daily work activities for 200 employees who ope rated and maintained 60 tractors and 120 trailers used to conduct line haul and terminal transfer operations. * Counseled employees on job performance and resolved employee problems involvin g promotion, pay, health, vacation, and disciplinary or personal matters. * Briefed operators concerning the mission and inspected the trucks prior to dis patch for safety / fire fighting equipment, operational, warning lights, and pro per display of warning Signs/ Placards. * Managed a property account consisting of motorized equipment and related equip ment valued at over $1 Million. * Managed a work section that performed the organization's administrative functi ons. * Reviewed and edited correspondence prior to submitting it for official signatu re and release. * Wrote operating procedures for office management and workflow as well as indiv idual employee job descriptions. * Determined requirements for office equipment, supplies and space. * Planned layout of office, ordered, received and managed the property accounts for office equipment. Transportation Operation Manager U. S. Army, Italy 1996-1999 * Supervised and coordinated transportation operations for a 13,000-person milit ary community. * Managed a staff which operated and maintained a vehicle fleet, tested and lice nsed individuals to operate both military and privately owned vehicles, conducte d in and outbound customs inspections of general freight and household goods * Operated a Vehicle Processing Center, for receiving and shipping military and privately owned vehicles by ocean carrier. Truck master/ Driver Training Instructor 1992-1996 U. S. Army, Hawaii * Managed 10 employees who operated and maintained 10 straight bed 5-ton trucks, valued at $750, 000 used to transport cargo and people. * Supervised, vehicle loading and unloading and inspected loaded vehicle to ensu re load was secured and covered to prevent damage due to shifting, inclement wea ther, or pilferage. * Inspected and audited individual drivers' trip record for accuracy and complet eness. * Supervised employees performing preventive maintenance on their assigned vehic le. * Emphasis on safety resulted in zero accidents during motor transport operation s. * Recognized for maintenance management by receiving the Maintenance Trainer awa

rd. * Selected, based on job performance, as the organization's Driver Training Inst ructor and taught motor vehicle and maintenance operations to new employees. * Conducted driving test and observed driving test with new employees and couns eled them on observed driving deficiencies. Licensed operators based on success ful completion of written and driving test. EDUCATION * Continued education, Maritime Logistics/ Transportation with Tidewater Communi ty College, and general Studies, University of Maryland, European Division, 1996 and central Texas College, administrative Justice, Killeen TX * Diploma, Advanced Transportation Management and Leadership Course, U. S. Army Transportation School, Fort Eustis, VA 2000 * Diploma, Basic Transportation Management and Leadership Course, U. S. Army Tra nsportation School, Fort Eustis, VA, 1994 * Diploma, Hampton Roads Regional Police Academy, Oct 2001, Hampton Virginia Int ernational Terminals, Inc.