James C Hoffman

James C Hoffman

MR. James C. Hoffman
3013 Ridgemont Ct
Weatherford, TX  76086 US
Mobile: 9103589429
Day Phone: 9103589429
Email: hoffman2336@gmail.com

Availability: 60 Day notice required for current employment, negotiable

Job Type: Permanent, Detail
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Part-Time, Shift Work, Multiple Schedules

Desired locations:

United States – TX – Dallas, United States – TX – Irving, United States – TX – Weatherford United States – TX – Fort Worth

Work Experience:

 

SafeLane Global

Mogadishu, Somalia

 

04/2019-Present

Hours per week: 80

IEDD/EOD Mentor Lead

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

 

The IEDD/EOD Mentor Lead reports to the Operations Manager and is responsible for the successful implementation and delivery of SafeLane Global Limited Mentoring and Training. As the IEDD/EOD Mentor Leader, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•         Deliver IEDD/EOD technical support to deployed SafeLane Mentors, AMISOM and SSF personnel across all Areas of Operations.

·         Ensure all AMISOM and SSF personnel reach a standard that they can safely operate within the environment and associated threat following SafeLane mentoring and training instruction.

·         Ensure AMISOM and SSF personnel are kept up to date on threat, terrorist TTP’s, device design, new or changing Render Safe Procedures and final clearance.

·          Provide continual assistance and support to deployed IEDD / Search and Medic Mentors.

·          Support and coordinate the preparation of all IEDD Mentors for accreditation and deliver regular refresher training.

·         Implementation of safety standards and procedures according to approved SafeLane SOP’s and other in-country standards and procedures, SafeLane Quality Management (QM), Quality Assurance (QA), and Quality Control (QC) procedures/systems.

 

•         Develop, propose, and upon approval, implement new systems and techniques to enhance further and improve in-country training

•          Draft, collate and disseminate technical and training reports as required for the Operations Manager and project management team

•         Collate and submit accurate and timely sector specific weekly and monthly progress reports and statistics for delivered training as required by the Operations Manager

•         Draft and formulate training schedules and monitor, conduct and oversee continuation training.

•         Provide any refresher training to deployed mentors in accordance with the SafeLane QM system.

•         Maintain an in-depth knowledge of all EOD and IED and other explosive threats in country

SafeLane Global

Mogadishu, Somalia

 

09/2018-04/2019

Hours per week: 80

IEDD/EOD Mentor/Advisor/Instructor

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

 

The Advisor/Mentor is responsible for the implementation and delivery of EOD/IEDD technical training courses to AMISOM as per the Statement of Work(SoW).

·         Directly responsible to the Training Officer and Operations Officer. Ensures that all the procedures are conducted as per approved SOPs, Training Management Plans and other applicable in-country standards and procedures. The Advisor/Mentor is responsible for ensuring that all required reporting is submitted on time and is accurate.

 

Principal responsibilities IEDD/EOD Advisor/ Mentor:

·         EOD and IEDD technical support to AMISOM troops across all 5 sectors.

·         Deliver training courses to ensure all AMISOM operators reach a standard of safe operation within the environment and threat base.

·         Implementation of safety standards and procedures according to approved Safe Lane Global SOP’s and other applicable in country standards and procedures.

·         Implementation of Safe Lane Global Quality Management, (QM), Quality Assurance (QA), and Quality Control (QC) procedures/systems.

·         Develop, propose, and upon approval, implement new systems and techniques to further enhance and improve in-country training.

·         Collate and disseminate technical and training reports as required.

·         Collate and submit all daily reports and monthly statistics for delivered training.

·         Draft and formulate training schedules and monitor, conduct and oversee continuation training during down time.

·         Have an in-depth knowledge of all EOD and IED and other explosive threats in country.

·         Develop course curriculum as necessary to deliver to UN staff when needed

·         Ensure AMISOM troops are kept up to date on threat, terrorist methods of operation, device design, new or changing Render Safe Procedures (RSPs)and final clearance

United States Marine Corps
Jacksonville, NC   28540 United States

07/2013 – 07/2018
Hours per week: 80

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Supervisor

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

 

·         Conducted/directed and supervised tactical EOD operations in direct support of Overseas Military Operations.

·         Provided critical intelligence and training to influence and shape Military Operations abroad.

·         Gathered, analyzed, and reported critical intelligence to high ranking Intelligence Officials within Military and Civilian channels.

·         Responsible for the planning, directing, and supervision of sustainment training, cross-training, enhancement training, and mentoring of all 25 personnel.

·         Performed duties as the Logistics Chief responsible for maintenance, Marine Corps Integrated Maintenance Management System (MIMMS), supply inventories, and calibration of EOD tool sets and equipment valued at over $500,000.

·         Provided EOD search capability to the Secret Service and Department of State as directed for the President and Vice President of the United States.

·         Conducted Testing & Evaluation to provide feedback to Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NAVEODTECHDIV) for new EOD tools being fielded to all units. The direct result of these tests determined which tools would be used in forward Military Operations abroad across all branches of the Armed Forces.

·         Researched, planned, and managed the contracting of Full Spectrum Battle Equipment (FSBE) through outside vendors. These contracts saved the department thousands of dollars per piece of equipment as well as hundreds of man hours saved in maintenance.

·         Entered and updated Office of Personnel Management investigation and security clearance information for EOD personnel in the Investigations Tracking System (ITS).

·         Performed a variety of administrative and technical functions such as preparing reports relating to the personnel clearance status, exercising custodial responsibility for personnel security case files and conducting security briefings and debriefings.

·         Assisted the Personnel Security Manager in establishing the position sensitivity/risk level designation for EOD applicants and Technicians.

·         Use of EOD IMS (Information Management System) to write, read and correct reports for the EOD Department.

·         Actively participate in all aspects of ORM (Operational Risk Management) for high risk explosive training operations.

·         Supervised EOD operations to include providing technical guidance to Unit Commanders and Staff Planners on all EOD issues, capabilities, deployments, and organizational requirements.

·         Maintain and manage all T/E gear assigned, in a mission capable status.

·         Assisted Executives with evaluation of any derogatory information and conducts any needed investigations, including interview of new EOD applicants, Technicians, or support personnel, to obtain facts to clarify or mitigate the unfavorable information.

United States Marine Corps
Camp Pendleton, CA   92055 United States
03/2006 – 06/2013
Hours per week: 40

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician/Manager

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

 

·         Conducted/directed tactical EOD operations in direct support of Overseas Military Operations.

·         Provided critical intelligence and training to influence and shape Military Operations abroad.

·         Served as Department Logistics Chief from January 2013 to June 2013 supervising the maintenance and accountability of department equipment and assets worth $22.5 million dollars.

·         Supervised, coordinated and participated in permissive Improvised Explosive Device Training with local civilian Law Enforcement agencies such as the Los Angeles Police Department Bomb Squad.

·         Provided direct training and range operations support to Marine Corps Installations, such as range clearance operations, responses to Unexploded Ordnance and misfire incidents.

·         Participated in, underwent evaluation and passed EOD Response Operators Course (EROC)

·         Provided direct support to the United States Secret Service, and Department of State during United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 66)

·         Attended and certified from the Basic Combat Trauma Training (BCTT)

·         Attended and certified from the Scott Donelan tracking school 60 hour Building Tactical Acuity for Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (BTAC)

·         Supervised, Managed, and Coordinated off-site training for 50 personnel.

·         Assigned as Operations Manager, responsible for daily operations and training of an eight (8) person department, briefings to higher level executives on the status of tools, equipment and manpower, maintaining appropriate clearance levels for all personnel.

·         Supervised Operational Risk Management (ORM) assessment briefs and adherence.

·         Provided direct operational and security support to the U.S. Secret Service, Department of State as needed.

·         Served as the Officer in Charge (OIC) in his absence, dispatched EOD teams to units needing support aboard Marine Corps Installations.

·         Coordinated, and Accomplished a Joint Training Operation of 1500 California Firefighters during the Wildland Fire School aboard Camp Pendleton, CA., and 1200 personnel for Dept of Homeland Security, Orange County Sheriff’s department bomb squad and the LAPD Bomb Squad, while disposing over 7,000lbs of ordnance and 29,000 ordnance items, inerted 18 guided missiles and 5 projectiles.

·          Protected the President, First Lady, and Vice President of the United States on multiple missions abroad.

·         Served as the Operations Officer, Training Chief, and Advisor for Regional Border Team North (RBT-N) during overseas operations.

·         Advised the Regional Border Team North Team Chief of the serviceability, storage and inspection of Arms, Ammunition and Explosives.

·         Advised Commanders of Foreign Military and Border Patrol Forces on serviceability, storage and inspection of Arms, Ammunition and Explosives.

·         Scheduled and Conducted Counter Improvised Explosive Devices and Unexploded Ordnance awareness training for Border Patrol Forces of Foreign Countries.

·         Scheduled, Coordinated and supervised all training for Mobile Training Units in support of Military Operations abroad.

·         Gathered, and Maintained security statistics, and reports to ensure effective tracking of shifting Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures of Foreign Opposing Forces during Military Operations abroad.

·         Reviewed requests for information, and intelligence or assistance from Intelligence Departments for routes/areas and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures of Foreign Opposing Forces.

·         Reviewed reports of personnel investigations to identify the presence or absence of derogatory information.

·         Advised facility security personnel on security matters, requiring clear-cut explanations of regulations and procedures.

·         Collected information, interviewed workers, observed physical conditions, and activities related to security violations and compromises.

·         Ensured timely initiation of the Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) for all Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) applicants, to include the review of required documents and forms for accuracy, completeness and clarity.

·         Maintained liaison with OPM, local security offices of other government agencies, and departments, federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to ensure expeditious accomplishment of investigations.

 

 

Education:

National Defense University, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Primary Military Education Jacksonville, NC United States
Professional 02/2014

Major: Military Joint Operations

Marine Corps University, Staff Non-Commissioned Officer Advanced Career Course Camp Pendleton, CA United States
Professional 09/2011

Major: Formal Instruction, Course Development Minor: Operational Planning, Marine Corps Planning Process (MCPP)

Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Eglin Air Force Base, FL  United States
Technical or Occupational Certificate 03/2006

Major: Explosive ordnance Disposal/Bomb Squad Minor: Hazardous Material identification, transport and disposal
Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:
Locate, identify, access, render safe, neutralize, and dispose of Unexploded Ordnance, Improvised Explosive Devices, Weapons of Mass Destruction, CBRNE, Captured Enemy Ammunition, Home-made and manufactured explosives both US and Foreign

West Florence High School Florence, SC United States
High School or equivalent 06/1998

Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:
High School Graduate

HAZMAT (EXPLOSIVE) Driver’s license

AA&E Certification held for 15 years

Job Related Training:

Secret Clearance held for 20 years of active duty Service
Current Active Secret Clearance, SSBI re-certification in August 2022
TS/SCI w/ CNWDI access granted and held for 13 years
ANNUAL OPSEC TRAINING 20171218

Affiliations:

United States Marine Corps – Retired Veteran

 

 

 

 

 

 

References:

Name
Employer
Title
Phone
Email
Erik Batie (*)
Centerra-SRS
Ordnance Specialist
7606413460
erik.batie@srs.gov
Col. Robert Gardner USMC(Ret) (*)
Maritime Advanced Warfighting School at Naval War College
Deputy Director
9103246265
dragonnomads@yahoo.com
Glenn Begg
Department of Veterans Affairs
Human Resources Specialist
3187921948
glenn.begg@yahoo.com
Jeffrey A Boyette (*)
National Asset Management, Ltd.
Chief Operations Officer
4322943626
Jeffrey.boyette@gmail.com
Dr. Shane Langerud, CIPBI (*)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Explosive Specialist
7013190438
shane.langerud@tsa.dhs.gov
Clifford

Hayes (*)
MCR Oil Tools

2549790963
clifford.hayes@mcroiltools.com
(*) Indicates professional reference

  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email hoffman2336@gmail.com

Contact using webmail: Gmail / AOL / Yahoo / Outlook

By |2019-12-02T18:35:07+00:00November 7th, 2019|Comments Off on James C Hoffman

About the Author: