Lonnie Kilpatrick

Lonnie Kilpatrick


  • Custom Fabrication Sub-Sea Cable Laying and Burial Equipment
  • Land Based and Marine Environment Consultants
  • Extensive Long Term Deployment Experience
  • Logistics/Supply/ Procurement/ Support/Training
  • Project Consultants/Personnel Training on Specialized Equipment

Work experience

Work experience

Cable burial engineer

NSW, A General Cable Company

Mobilization in Singapore.  All equipment and vessels departed to Banjarmasin, Indonesia.  All crew personnel arrived for mission briefings in Jakarta, Indonesia 11 Sept. 09.  Deployment to Banjarmasin commences post Rahmadan 25 Sept.09.  Projected mission includes 10 landings with 2.3km up to 15km lays.  Projected conclusion date of project is set for 1 Dec. 09.  Indonesian sector of project will take us to Java and Borneo.  Naval Sub-Sea Designs has designed and fabricated the burial equiment which will be used on this project at our facilities in Tarpon Springs, Fl.

Jun 2005 - Present

Partner/Project Coordinator

Naval Sub-Sea Designs, Inc.

Custom design and fabrication of sub-sea and land based  telecommunication cable laying and burial equipment.  Project deployments as consultants/operators of & training on custom manufactured equipment.  Experienced crew provided upon request:  Cable Specialists, Divers, Deckhands and helmsmen.

Mar 2008 - Nov 2008

Project Consultant

Maritech Sub-marine Telecommunications

Coco Beach, Fl. modular cable laying barge refit and overland shipment of modules and equipment via Alcan Highway to Homer, Ak.  Operations included shipyard refit, offshore cable lay, burial and three landings via Cook Inlet from Homer, Ak. to Anchorage, Ak.  with originating landing in Florence, Or. 

Dec 2007 - Mar 2008

Project Consultant

Marpro LLC, Telecommunication Cable Specialists

Telecommunication Cable Landing, Boca Raton, Fl.  Received cable 2.3 kilometers offshore from Ocean laying Tyco vessel, RESOLUTE, landed thru offshore bore-pipe and connected to utility.

Feb 1999 - 2005

Project Inspector

Parsons Brinckerhoff



Sep 1968 - Dec 1976


Memphis State University

Studies interrupted by 4yr. tour of duty in U.S. Navy.

Sep 1964 - May 1968

HS Diploma

Christian Brothers High School




Commercial vessel captain.  Marine maintenance and repair experience.  Commercial marine project experience

General Construction

Commercial Diver

Logistics/Supply Coordinator




Outboard Marine

Vocational Training Institute
Jun 1989 - Present

Small Engine Repair

Vocational Training Institute
Jul 1989 - Present

Diesel Engine Repair

Vocational Training Institute
Oct 1989 - Present

Marine Engine Repair

Vocational Training Institute
Nov 1991 - Present

Detroit Diesel Engine

Vocational Training Institute
May 1990 - Present

SAE Electrical Systems Certification

National Automotive Service Excellence