Xiao Sun Sun

Experience Engineer and Leader

Work History

Work History
Dec 2012 - Present

Executive Officer-J1

US Navy: US Transportation Command

- Experienced Navy Human Resources Officer, expertly managed the organization’s dynamic military and civilian requirements, and the Recognition and Awards Program for over 2000 personnel.  Ensured mission success through the assignments process, enabling USTRANSCOM’s international supply chain.

-  Managed a $1.4 M training and logistic budget, monitoring and reconciling annual reports, proven specialty in financial management and continuous process improvement. 

Jun 2012 - Dec 2012

Naval Rotc Instructor

Norwich University NROTC

-  Instructed and advised 48 students on diesel, gas turbine and nuclear engineering propulsion engines along with refrigeration cycle and boiler system.

- Gained valuable experienced in facilitating and teaching diverse technical courses as Midshipmen prepare for graduation and commissioning.

Feb 2010 - Jun 2012

Nuclear Trained Officer/Recruiter

US Navy: Navy Recruiting Command

-  Directly responsible for the overall recruiting of Navy Nuclear Officer Candidates. Managed four Naval Recruiting Districts that encompassed eight states.

-  Personally conducted over 120 presentations at area universities and colleges, and at Career Fairs

-  Trained and prepared over 65 candidates for the rigorous academic interviewing process before the Director of Naval Reactors, a four-star Admiral. Efforts resulted in a 93% acceptance rate versus the79% average. Excellent at motivating others to succeed.

Feb 2008 - Feb 2010

Reactor Controls Division Officer

US Navy: USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN-77)

-  Hand-picked to the Pre-commissioning crew of the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier; successfully led a watch team of 24 technicians through the arduous and extensive workups and acceptance trials, and watch station qualifications. Applying engineering principles and analytical skills to trouble shoot, and take corrective actions to combat casualties during plant operations.

-  Completed Propulsion Plant Watch Officer qualifications in less than four months versus the six months average.

-  Directly supervised 21 electronics technicians to operate and maintain a complex and integrated plant, monitoring, control equipment (level, pressure, temperature, and flow) and safety of a nuclear reactor.

Nov 2006 - Feb 2008

Student

Navy Nuclear Power and Prototype School

-  Studied advanced coursework in Calculus, Thermodynamics, Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials and Plant Operations along with hands on study of design and operations of mechanical and electrical systems in a nuclear power plant.  

-  Developed excellent study skills and can learn new subject matter quickly.

Jul 2004 - Sep 2006

Communications Officer

USS PRINCETON (CG-59)

-  Supervised 18 information technicians onboard a navy missile guided cruiser. 

-  Directly responsible for the 100% functionality of all communication and Automated Data Processing systems.  

-  Volunteered Morale, Welfare and Recreation Funds custodian for a crew of 400+ personnel.  Managed over $500K budget directly led to an increase in overall morale and productivity of the ship’s crew.

Education

Education
Jun 2011 - Present

M.Sc

University of Arkansas

Master of Science in Operations Management: currently 60% complete with a 4.00 GPA

Jun 2000 - May 2004

B.Sc

United States Naval Academy

Systems Engineering: a combination of Electrical, Mechanical and Computer Engineering.

Skills

Skills

Leadership

Engineering

NUCLEAR

Computer Engineering

Civilian/ Military Manpower