Stephen brings more than 30 years of rotating machinery experience to Datum RMS as a manager and a senior service engineer. He is a Level I Vibration Analyst ASNT-TC-1A certified and is trained on ABS shaft alignment modeling software. His specialties include laser and optical alignment of marine propulsion systems, water-jet propulsion and vessel piping and plumbing systems. Stephen’s extensive background in the marine industry has given him a thorough knowledge of the removal and reinstallation of major onboard ship equipment such as main engines, reduction gears and shafting systems. Additionally, he is a trained machinist and fitter. Before starting Datum, Stephen was a service manager and a foreman at some of South Florida’s most well-known marine engineering companies and shipyards.
Andrew brings more than 30 years of rotating machinery experience to Datum as a manager and a multi-faceted field service engineer. He is a certified ASNT level 3 – ISO category IIIA vibration analyst. He has certifications in Field Dynamic Balancing of rotating machinery and Cathodic Protection. Andrew attends many trade shows and industry conferences to further his education and to stay current with the latest technologies. Andrew also holds an MCA Y3 Chief Engineer STCW 95 A-III-2 license, NVQ Level 3 in Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance and a NVQ Level 3 in Leadership & Management. Andrew’s specialties include the computerized precision laser alignment of large drive trains; propulsion and pumping machinery; the precision optical alignment of marine shafting arrangements; and vibration analysis and diagnostics. Andrew has overseen the building of several vessels from concept to completion, served as a chief engineer on several operational super-yachts and proudly served in the British Royal Navy as a marine engineer for 13 years.