Raul A Cardenas

Navy 2604 E-6, Active Duty

Camp Pendleton North, CA

Years of Service: 20 years, June 2000 - Present

ETS'd June 2020


Experience

Department Manager, U. S. Navy,
November 2014 - June 2017

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Navy,
September 2014 - November 2014

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Navy,
June 2011 - September 2014

Education

Coastline Community College,
August 2007 - October 2007

Work Experience

Department Manager November 2014 - June 2017

Navy | 2604 | E-6 | Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Five. Port Hueneme CA.

  • Led and influenced subordinate operations managers and team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve department objectives.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and guidance from higher headquarters.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem-solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve business results.
  • Demonstrated sound critical reasoning skills when assessing business situations, reaching conclusions, and making decisions.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.
  • Positioned the organization to achieve the vision and mission of the organization's higher headquarters.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader September 2014 - November 2014

Navy | 2604 | E-6 | Naval Mobile Construction Ballation Five. Port Hueneme CA.

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader June 2011 - September 2014

Navy | 2604 | E-6 | Riverine Squadron Three, Yorktown, VA.

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader June 2011 - September 2014

Navy | 2604 | E-6 | Riverine Squadron Three. Yorktown, VA.

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader April 2009 - June 2011

Navy | 2604 | E-6 | Helicoper Mine Countermeasures 15. Norfolk, VA.

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader February 2006 - April 2009

Navy | 2604 | E-5 | 31st Seabee Readinees Group. Port Hueneme, CA

  • Led a team of ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality for a $$ operational budget.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader February 2004 - February 2006

Navy | 2604 | E-5 | Amphibious Construction Battalion One. Coronado, CA, USA

  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.
  • Provided 'purpose' behind all decisions and a stable point of reference from which to set outcomes, make plans, and issues tasks.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • A leader role model who exhibited high standards, discipline and provided effective examples through personal actions.
  • Led from the front by remaining visible, involved, and fully engaged as the team executes the mission.
  • Led a team of 12 team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Managed daily operations to ensure that all operations are in full compliance with applicable guidelines, including safety and quality.

Maintenance Specialist January 2001 - February 2004

Navy | 2604 | E-3 | Explosive Ordinance Disposal Mobile Unit Five. Guam, USA

  • Conferred with the team lead to resolve maintenance problems and to improve operations and conditions of machines and equipment.
  • Planned and scheduled maintenance project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Ensured that all assigned facilities and equipment were properly maintained in good, safe working order.
  • Performed necessary preventative maintenance on a timely basis with corresponding record keeping.
  • Consistently accomplished critical maintenance tasks to achieve organization objectives.
  • Corrected both diesel and gas vehicle engine deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, and parts.
  • Determined vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Repaired heavy and light vehicle/truck systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, and hydraulics.
  • Kept equipment/vehicles available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Navy Good Conduct Medal

June 2018

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

June 2017

Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

April 2017

Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

September 2015

Navy Good Conduct Medal

June 2015

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

August 2014

Navy Good Conduct Medal

June 2012

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

April 2012

Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

September 2011

Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon

June 2011

Navy Expert Rifle Medal

June 2011

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

May 2011

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

September 2010

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

April 2010

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

December 2009

Navy Good Conduct Medal

June 2009

Navy Good Conduct Medal

June 2006

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

February 2006

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

January 2004

Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon

January 2004

Navy Good Conduct Medal

June 2003

Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon

January 2003

Humanitarian Service Medal

December 2002

Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon

January 2002

Training and Certifications

Maintenance and Materials Management Coordinator

August 2015

EDUCATION

History

Coastline Community College, 11460 Warner Ave, Fountain Valley, CA 92708, USA

August 2007 - October 2007

High School or GED

August 1995 - May 1999