Highly motivated to obtain a position within your organization as a valuable problem solver

Objective

Highly motivated to obtain a position within your organization as team member and a valuable problem solver with an extensive history in a variety of fields.

 

Education       

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), Prescott, AZ

(BS) in Global Security & Intelligence Studies, Minor in Middle Eastern Studies with an Emphasis on Security and Intelligence

Graduated August 2012, GPA 3.41 - Honor Roll  

 

Related Courses

Studies in Global Intelligence; Counterintelligence; US-Asia Relations; Chinese Mandarin; Intelligence Analysis, Writing and Briefing; Political Change, Revolution and War; History of Terrorism; Microeconomics; Principles of Management; Business Statistics; Foreign Policy; International Crime and Criminal Justice Systems; International Relations; Deceptions; Personal Security Defensive Skills, Forensic Science       

 

Language & Travels       

Mandarin Chinese (basic), German (basic)

Lived one year in China in addition to traveling to Hong Kong, Macau and 12 other countries for business and pleasure.

 

Employment Experience     

US Dept of Commerce – 2020 Census Bureau       August to October 2020

Field Operations Clerk

Everett, WA

  • Tasked with supporting the Census management staff in performing their day-to-day office operations functions and coordinate the Enumerators working in the field.
  • Assigned daily caseloads to field Enumerators and specialty workload to field supervisors through the Census OCS management system.
  • Organized and coordinated travel arrangements for large teams of staff selected for out-of-state work assignments.
  • Followed all standard US Department of Commerce information security policies, COVID-19 safety regulations, dress code and attendance/scheduling policies.
  • Followed a strict chain of command between Census field and office staff in addition to rigorous policies regarding the protection of Personal Identifying Information of employees and interview subjects.

 

SiteLines Park and Playground Products, Everett, WA 

September 2017 to April 2020

Project Estimator and Purchasing Manager - Certified Playground Safety Inspector

  • Responsible for calculating and submitting bid proposals new playground construction projects and acting as the sub-contractor for public and private bid projects where competitive pricing and accuracy is key.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for all contractors pricing out projects based on the Architect’s specifications, from small housing developments and municipalities to federally funded military installations.
  • Special Project: Worked at the US Embassy in Tashkent, Uzbekistan as an Assistant Equipment Installation Supervisor assembling playground equipment with a team of Russian-speaking local employees overseas. Worked directly with Embassy facilities staff, complied with the security procedures in a moderately volatile region
  • Special Project: Worked at American School of Duoala in Duoala, Cameroon re-assumed role as assistant contractor supervisor to oversee the installation of equipment with French-speaking local laborers in West Africa
  • Earned the industry standard Certified Playground Safety Inspector professional certification to perform in-field safety inspections.
  • Ranked in Top-10 nation-wide for 2019 playground surfacing sales.

 

Home Depot Corp.                                                                               Snohomish, WA

Tool Rental Sales Associate            Sept. 2013 to May 2014

Order Fulfillment Associate            Sept. 2015 to Sept. 2017

  • Started as Tool Rental Associate, promoted to Order Fulfillment Associate. OFA’s are responsible for the internal logistics of all online orders, special orders, Will Calls and outside deliveries as they are processed through the store's systems from the point of sale to the receiving customer
  • OFAs are the main interface between the company's online services, special order system, in-store specialists and customers; coordinating the flow of merchandise and services using the full extent of the company's specialized software and mobile technologies
  • OFA's act as the main point of contact within the store for outside vendors and logistics contractors and are solely responsible for managing solutions when problems arise with deliveries and customer orders
  • Appointed the position of New Hire Orientation Coach, tasked with familiarizing all new sales associates with company policies, safety procedures and daily routines before entering the sales floor

 

EF English First Education                            May 2014 to June 2015

Native Speaking English Teacher                      Wuhan, Hubei, P.R. China

  • Completed a 1-year contract working as a Native Speaking English teacher for EF English First Education in Wuhan, China
  • Part of the largest English language education company in the world
  • Living and working in China with a team of Chinese and English-speakers from around the world in a fast paced, results-oriented, multicultural and multilingual work environment
  • Taught students aging from 3 to 17 years old with language skills ranging from introductory English to high school students preparing to study abroad
  • EF Wuhan 1 is consistently the highest performer of all of English First's 200+ franchise schools in China with a large client base and high retention of both customers and teachers
  • Special Commendation: Received the highest teacher feedback rating out of all EF schools in the city of Wuhan during their 2014 National Parent Survey.

 

Everett Parks Department, Everett, WA                  April 2013 to September 2013

Greenskeeper DL-1

  • Worked within a 15-man team of a variety of ages and backgrounds to maintain a profit-driven city-owned public golf course
  • Operated heavy and light equipment, maintaininga presentable and friendly environment and directly addressing customer needs should they arise
  • Position required timeliness, cleanliness, fostering a friendly environment for customers, autonomous decision-making in the field, an eye for small details and a consistent drive to succeed without direct supervision
  • Special Commendaton: Awarded the 2013 Golden Helmet Award for best seasonal employee.

 

US State Department- Bureau of Diplomatic Security    September to December 2011

Student Intern Program                Seattle Resident Office

  • Directly involved with DS activities and responsibilities under the supervision of Federal Agents alongside state and local law enforcement
  • Worked directly with DS Agents on fraud investigations and planning for protective security details within the SRO’s Area of Responsibility
  • Took part in training seminars regarding security issues in the Northwest Region and Passport Fraud investigation techniques
  • Assembled and presented a report on the SRO’s activities over the previous fiscal year

 

 

Computer Skills      

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook, in addition to Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia Flash, Various 3D modeling software, CRM Customer database management systems, US Dept. of Commerce DAPPS personnel management system, Census OCS field management system.

 

Published Works      

Eagle Eye Intel Newsletter, Issues 171, 173, 175, 179, 181 January-March 2012

Articles primarily focusing on Military and National Security issues of India and Pakistan

Last Resume Update January 11, 2021
Address Snohomish
E-mail andrew.c.max@gmail.com
Phone Number 4257507495
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-max-94658837/

Experience

U.S. Census Bureau
Field Operations Clerk
Aug 2020 - Oct 2020

Field Operations Clerks act to support the Census Management staff in performing their office operations functions and supervise the day-to-day operations of Enumerators working in the field. primary tasks include: - Entering and managing applicant and employee data into DAPPS computerized HR system. - assigning daily caseloads to field enumerators and specialty workload to field supervisors through the Census OCS management system. - organized and coordinated travel arrangements for teams of 20+ staff designated for out-of-state work assignments - followed all standard US Department of Commerce information security policies, COVID-19 safety regulations, dress code and attendance/scheduling policies. Census operations follow a strict chain of command between field and office staff and rigorous policies regarding the protection of Personal Identifying Information of employees and interview subjects.

Sitelines Park and Playground Products
Project Estimator
Sep 2017 - Apr 2020

Project Estimators are responsible for accurately calculating and submitting the total costs associated with new playground construction projects and acting as the sub-contractor for public and private bid projects where General Contractors compete to produce the most cost-effective design option for the project owner. as an Estimator i act as the primary point of contact for all contractors pricing out projects based on the owner's specifications, from small housing developments to the multi-year construction of new schools and federally funded projects on military installations. my role as estimator follows the entire life cycle of the project, from seeking out upcoming bids, matching project specifications, quoting and bidding specified or equaled products, approving purchasing contracts, following contractor timelines for delivery, scheduling installation work to the final handover of ownership manuals and following up on warranty claims when needed.

Home Depot Corp.
Order Fulfillment Associate
Sep 2015 - Sep 2017

Order Fulfillment Associates are responsible for the internal logistics of all online orders, special orders, Will Calls and outside deliveries as they are processed through the store's systems from the point of sale to the receiving customer. OFAs act as a key node between the company's online services, in store specialists and Pro Contractor sales desk, coordinating the flow of merchandise to customers using the full extent of the company's specialized software and portable technologies as well as working with outside vendors and logistics companies to make procurement and deliveries flow smoothly and efficiently.

EF English First Education
Native Speaking English Teacher
May 2014 - Jun 2015

Completed a 1-year contract working as a Native Speaking English teacher for EF English First Education in Wuhan, China. As part of the largest English language education company in the world, I have spent the last 12 months living and working in China with a team of Chinese and English-speakers from around the world in a fast paced, results-oriented, multicultural and multilingual work environment. As a native speaking English teacher I am in charge of classes of students aging from 3 to 17 years old with language skills varying from the earliest beginnings to high school students preparing to study at universities abroad. Our school at EF Wuhan 1 has consistently been awarded as the highest performer of all of English First's 200+ franchise schools in China with over 800 running students and one of the highest retention rates of both customers and foreign teachers. During EF's annual 2014 NSP (national parent survey) I was identified as having the highest customer feedback rating of all English teachers working in all four schools in the city of Wuhan. Additionally i received the highest possible score bracket (Band 4) on Cambridge University's Young Learners Teachers Knowledge Test.

Everett Parks Department
Greenskeeper DL-1
Apr 2013 - Sep 2013

Working within a 15-man team of a variety of ages and backgrounds in the maintenance and upkeep of profit-driven city-owned public golf course. Day-to-day activities include operating heavy and light equipment, maintaining a presentable and friendly environment and directly addressing customer needs should they arise. The course has a fixed and rigorous work schedule that requires timeliness, cleanliness, a friendly environment for customers, autonomous decision-making in the field, an eye for small out of place details and a consistent drive to succeed without direct supervision.

US Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security
Student Intern
Sep 2011 - Dec 2011

Worked as a Student Intern during the Fall 2011 Semester at the US State Department's Bureau of Diplomatic Security Seattle Resident Office. During my time there i familiarized myself with DS operations and responsibilities domestically and abroad, worked directly with DS Agents on Passport fraud investigations and planning for security details on the SRO's Area of Responsibility and took part in training seminars regarding security issues across the Pacific Northwest and Passport Fraud investigation techniques. Additionally i was tasked with assembling and presenting an extensive official report detailing the SRO’s activities over the previous fiscal year.

Education

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
BS in Global Security & Intelligence Studies
Aug 2008 - Aug 2012

Relevant Coursework:

Studies in Global Intelligence; Counterintelligence; US-Asia Relations; Chinese Mandarin; Intelligence Analysis, Writing and Briefing; Political Change, Revolution and War; History of Terrorism; Microeconomics; Principles of Management; Business Statistics; Foreign Policy; International Crime and Criminal Justice Systems; International Relations; Deceptions; Personal Security Defensive Skills, Forensic Science

Student Published Works:
Eagle Eye Intel Newsletter, Issues 171, 173, 175, 179, 181 January-March 2012
Articles primarily focusing on Military and National Security issues of India and Pakistan

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