Anthony E Thigpen

Coast Guard 100X E-7, Active Duty

Boca Raton, FL

Years of Service: 20 years, September 1992 - December 2012


Experience

Maritime Occupational Analyst, SOLID,
April 2018 - Present

Career Counselor, Maritime Professional Training,
September 2014 - April 2018

Fleet Training Manager, Hornbeck Offshore,
December 2012 - September 2014

Education

Associate in Arts, Palm Beach State,
January 2016 - August 2018

Work Experience

Maritime Occupational Analyst April 2018 - Present

SOLID Boca Raton, FL, USA

  • Project manager for Coast Guard Credentialing Online program
  • Maritime Subject matter expert

Career Counselor September 2014 - April 2018

Maritime Professional Training Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

  • Merchant Mariner subject matter expert
  • Military to Mariner Career Counselor
  • Advised on Merchant Mariner career paths

Fleet Training Manager December 2012 - September 2014

Hornbeck Offshore Covington, LA, USA

  • Developed training programs
  • Developed training plans for companies merchant fleet

Dean of Students April 2007 - December 2012

Coast Guard | 100X | E-7 | Gulfport, MS, USA

  • Analyzed, designed, developed, facilitated, and evaluated school and technical training per the guidelines of the educational system.
  • Produced training strategies to optimize training productivity and effectiveness for adult learning.
  • Trained to standard approved common core tasks as specified in the appropriate course management plan and leadership development plans.

Assistant Manager Security Department April 2002 - April 2007

Coast Guard | 100X | E-7 | Kings Bay Road, Kingsland, GA, USA

  • Worked closely with business leaders, auditors, and legal counsel to map security and regulatory compliance requirements to security projects.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.

Assistant Learning and Development Manager April 2001 - April 2002

Coast Guard | 100X | E-7 | Yorktown, VA, USA

  • Validated the final development of all instructional material and products.
  • Assessed the results of all aspects of training, which included Instructor/Facilitator competence/delivery, course material effectiveness, training environment, and participant impact.
  • Tested and validated new learning products as part of the preparation process to deliver learning programs.

Boat Operator September 1992 - January 1998

Coast Guard | 150X | E-3 | Louisiana, USA

  • Effectively used engineering principles and sound technical Knowledge to increase tempo of operations and speed at which work was accomplished.
  • Displayed a deep commitment to the organization, while earning and maintaining the trust of team members.
  • Handled confrontations constructively and addressed sensitive situations with confidence, empathy, and confidentiality.

Welder February 1990 - September 1992

Navy | 1255 | E-4 | Mississippi, USA

  • Effectively read and interpreted engineering drawings and blueprints and calculated dimensions to be welded.
  • Demonstrated a strong proficiency in spatial recognition and understanding 2D and 3D diagrams.
  • Possessed a strong working knowledge of different metals and alloys commonly welded, various electrode types and sizes, and accepted procedures and practices used in all types of welding.

Systems Analyst/Developer January 1988 - February 1990

Army | 27D | E-5 | Florida, USA

  • Provided recommendations to the staff on how assigned programs should be executed with alternate approaches explained in detail.
  • Investigated and resolved application functionality related issues and provided first level support and troubleshooting.
  • Reviewed and evaluated system and software specifications to report back required data to leadership.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Coast Guard Commendation Medal

July 2011

Coast Guard Achievement Medal

January 2011

Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon

January 2001

Training and Certifications

SAFE Gulf

June 2014

EDUCATION

Associate in Arts, Public Administration

Palm Beach State, Boca Raton, FL, USA

January 2016 - August 2018 , GPA: 3.0