Vice President of Operations, Gulf of Mexico
Pat has been active in the diving industry for 28 years. A graduate of the Divers Academy of the Eastern Seaboard in 1993 after attending William Patterson University from 1988-92, he started his career as a tender in the GOM with Global Industries. After advancing through the ranks to Diver, Saturation Diver, and Supervisor, Pat transferred to Epic Divers as a Superintendent and Offshore Manager. He formerly worked for Harkand and internationally as an OCM for Swiber, Sapura Kencana, and Kreuz Subsea, primarily in Asia, and Petrofac in Mexico as a Client Representative. Mr. Jeffries is an active participant in the diving industry and is currently serving his second term on the ADCI Board of Directors. Additionally, he has regularly participated in the DSWG and IDIF meetings. Mr. Jeffries has his PMP, IMCA Closed Bell UK, Lean Six Sigma Green belt, and numerous other Industry certificates required for Offshore Management working in multiple regions.
At Aqueos, Mr. Jeffries is responsible for all offshore and onshore operations, estimating offshore resources, shop, marine, and facility operations. He has transitioned from Offshore Manager to work in the Office with the sole focus on safe operations following a recognized standard and a pragmatic process-based approach to risk.