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Brandt Boulden 1198 Inchon Road, Norfolk, Virginia 23511 757. 321.9266 (H) 757.513.

6182 (C) navybrandt@gmail.com

NUCLEAR REACTOR OPERATOR PROFILE Highly accomplished and results-focused, poised to leverage experience toward a new role within a company seeking an articulate team player committed to support ing company objectives. Background includes 14 years of nuclear reactor operatio n, maintenance, and quality assurance (QA), including work package writing and p lanning. Exemplify strong analytical capabilities in conducting research studies and writing nuclear repair procedures. Possess strong leadership and teambuildi ng abilities with the aptitude to train and supervise peers on maintenance and o perating procedures. Currently hold Secret Security Clearance.

KEY STRENGTHS Engineering / Nuclear Plant Operations Electrical Distribution Steam Plant Chemistry Reactor Plant Chemistry Preventive and Corrective Maintenance Electrical Theory

CAREER OVERVIEW Built a local intranet web portal for the Reactor Department within the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower platform; Educated other personnel on how to effectivel y run a classified LAN that was recognized Navy-wide Led countless large maintenance evolutions that resulted in successful m ilitary operations worldwide (USS Dwight D. Eisenhower). Devised a variety of formal work packages and training programs that are currently being used by various military organizations. Reputed as the Recruiter of the Quarter from October 2008 to December 20 08; instrumental for driving the designated station as the Station of the Year a nd positioned the District as #2 in the country within the same year. Qualified Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist in June 2000.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE UNITED STATES NAVY (1996-PRESENT) Navy Regional Maintenance Detachment

Jan 2010-Present

Assistant Leading Petty Officer Delegate tasks to Navy personnel to fill gap billets in Norfolk Navy Shi pyard and ensure that all duties are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

Escort personnel without a security clearance through highly sensitive a reas of the Shipyard. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) Aug 2006-Dec 2009

Leading Petty Officer (Oct 2008-Dec 2009) Facilitated and maintained streamlined operations of the Propulsion Plan t LAN (PPLAN), Technical Publications Library (TPL), Wireless Communication Syst em (WIFCOMM), and Reactor Instrumentation and Maintenance Room (RIM Room). Assumed the role of sole network administrator for the multi-million dol lar Propulsion Plant LAN Maintenance Group Supervisor (Aug 2007-Oct 2008) Handled organizational and depot level maintenance on reactor control in frastructure in adherence with established maintenance requirements. Outlined maintenance reports, while providing training to approximately 50 Division and 350 Departmental personnel. Qualified Reactor Technician (Apr 2007-Dec 2009) Facilitated preventative and corrective maintenance pertaining to reacto r instrumentation and control equipment. Oversaw key reactor evolutions and operations such as startups, shutdown s, and testing. Examined complex electrical schematics crucial to analysis and system tr oubleshooting. Designated to handle plant operations during ship-wide examinations by e xhibiting uncommon plant knowledge and operation. Qualified Instrument Watch (Mar 2007-Dec 2009) Provided support for reactor instrumentation and control operations. Monitored instrumentation and control equipment such as rod heights and nuclear instruments. Qualified Reactor Operator / Shutdown Reactor Operator (Mar 2007-Dec 2009) Actively participated in safely and correctly controlling reactor operat ions. Addressed reactor casualties as well as monitored instruments relating t o nuclear power and reactor protection. Reviewed and evaluated reactor systems and one-line diagrams. Nuclear Planner, Reactor Plant / Steam Plant Cleanliness Inspector (Aug 2006-Dec 2009) Authored formal and controlled work packages (FWPs / CWPs) in compliance with cleanliness requirements. Oversaw specific corrective and preventative maintenance to ensure highlevel quality maintenance. Work Center Supervisor (Aug 2006-Aug 2007) Adeptly managed the divisional maintenance program that includes schedul ing, planning, and execution of reactor instrumentation and controls preventativ e and corrective maintenance in compliance with all maintenance requirements. Coordinated functions of 22 individuals that were engaged in the mainten ance program; facilitated Reactor Controls equipment testing including rod testi ng and nuclear instrument calorimetrics. Navy Recruiting District Miami Jun 2003-Jun 2006

Recruiter / Canvasser Effectively handled sales, prospecting, paperwork processing, marketing, market analysis, communications functions, and recruit incentives; leveraged st rong analytical capacities to qualify individuals to participate in the United S tates Navy. USS George Washington (CVN-73) Oct 1998-Jun 2003 Qualified Reactor Technician (Jan 2002-Jun 2003) Facilitated preventative and corrective maintenance pertaining to reacto r instrumentation and control equipment. Oversaw key reactor evolutions and operations such as startups, shutdown s, and testing. Examined complex electrical schematics crucial to analysis and system tr oubleshooting. Designated to handle plant operations during ship-wide examinations by e xhibiting uncommon plant knowledge and operation. Qualified Reactor Operator / Shutdown Reactor Operator (Apr 2000-Jun 2003) Actively participated in safely and correctly controlling reactor operat ions. Quickly responded to reactor casualties as well as monitored instruments relating to nuclear power and reactor protection. Reviewed and evaluated reactor systems and one-line diagrams. Qualified Instrument Watch (Apr 1999-Jun 2003) Provided support for reactor instrumentation and control operations. Monitored instrumentation and control equipment such as rod heights and nuclear instruments. Qualified Throttleman (Dec 1998-Jun 2003) Ensured main engine limits and reactor protection limits were not exceed ed to maintain appropriate speed of ships. Singlehandedly managed components crucial maintaining the ship's maneuve ring capability, such as main engine component temperatures and pressures. Qualified Log Recorder (Nov 1998-Jun 2002) Maintained open-line of communication between the Enclosed Operating Sta tion (EOS) and the propulsion plant. Tracked various components critical to propulsion plant operation, such as temperatures and salinities. Maintenance Man (Oct 1998-Jun 2003) Conducted preventive and corrective maintenance on a variety of reactor instrumentation and control systems and components. Efficiently managed operation and maintenance of test equipment and seve ral measurement devices including those for temperature, pressure, differential pressure, salinity, tank level, radiation and contamination.

EDUCATION Master of Science in Statistics (In Progress) Texas A&M University, College Station, TX | Current GPA 4.0 Bachelor of Science in Applied Science and Technology (BSAST) in Nuclear Enginee ring Technology (2010) Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ | GPA 3.0

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2008: Propulsion Plant Local Area Network School 2008: Electronics Technician Maintenance School 2006: Nuclear Planner School 2003: Navy Recruiting Orientation 2002: First Line Leadership Development Program 1998: Nuclear Propulsion Plant Reactor Operator School 1997-1998: Nuclear Power School 1997: Nuclear Field â⠬ŠAâ⠬ School for Electronics Technicians 1996: Navy Basic Training

AWARDS AND HONORS Navy Achievement Medals (2) Good Conduct Medals (4) Expert Rifleman Medal Humanitarian Medal Volunteer Medal Recruiting Service Medal

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Well-versed in Network Administration (Windows Server 2003), Security Pr ocedures, Microsoft Office Suite, and Web Content Development, with basic knowle dge of C++, R, and SAS. Expert in various test equipment, such as dual-trace scopes, time-domain reflectometers, multimeters, variable DC power supplies, logic pulsers, current tracers, Soltec strip chart recorder, differential pressure testers, and VMEbus testers. Extremely proficient in various power plants and related control equipme nt, coupled with the aptitude to effectively diagnose electronic systems and rep air/align/adjust affected equipment.