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Company:                    Aviall Services, Inc. 
Job Title:                     Dangerous Goods Inspector IV
Location:                     Regent - 2750 Dallas - Dallas, TX 75261-9048 US (Primary)
Category:                    Quality
Career Level:              Advanced Career (6 to 8 years of experience)
Job Type:                    Full-time
Shift:                           1st
Relocation Offered:    No 

Job Description:
Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries and is the largest subsidiary of The Boeing Company.  Aviall has an entrepreneurial spirit and a can-do culture with the backing of one of the world’s best companies, Boeing. 

The Dangerous Goods Inspector IV Administers the product audit program and conduct audits on each hazmat shipment prior to releasing shipment. The Dangerous Goods Inspector IV provides in-process training based on errors found and internal DG certifications, saving the cost of external training and, ensures that established quality control procedures are followed.

  • Verify packaging and paperworkReview each package and associated paperwork prior to the package being staged for shipping.
  • Verify 49CFR, IATA, IMDG, Aviall-specific and any other requirements were met when packaging the product. Notify the Lead/Supervisor of any errors found and have the package re-packaged.
  • Stamp off on the shipment when approved
  • Develop Dangerous Goods training program and provide ongoing certification training to DG Employees, covering global DG shipping regulations.
  • Work with shippers, supervisors and leads to provide additional training on regulatory changes and production quality.
  • Work with dangerous goods employees on certification to appropriate regulations and Aviall processes.
  • Maintain records capturing the detail of each package inspected for packaging, paperwork, and sealing.Identify any errors found, who the error was reported to and when the reinspection was done
  • May provide work direction to others
  • Completes special projects and other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education Requirement: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in related discipline preferred. Coursework and/or other Certification(s): Dangerous Good Certification

Required Experience: 6 or more year’s related experience.

Aviall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

Education: Bachelor's Degree

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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