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Chris McFarland


Role and Company

Owner operator, sole proprietorship, Veteran Engineering


30 years experience in engineering


Toms River, NJ

About Chris

Former marine engineer, USCG 1980's, maritime law enforcement boarding officer, small boat crew-engineer, over 500 search and rescue cases, a dozen dope busts, diesel-gas turbine-steam power generation experience. B.S. engineering, light manufacturing experience, heavy power generation gas turbine powerplant experience worldwide. Commercial and military jet engine test experience, fuel cell reliability engineering experience, quality control roles, to owner operator sole proprietorship small shop. Disabled veteran. Master's degree, bilingual English / German.

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Articles by Chris

3 years ago

The Big Five Personality Traits and Your Vital Three Military Character Pillars

As you leave the military and go back to the civilian world, you might take a course or two at...

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Chris's Recent Answers

3 years ago

How do you connect with and network into companies when their recruiters are nonresponsive?

Yo Cap! I came to understand pretty fast nearly ever HR person I ran across had the number 1 priority of...

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3 years ago

What if you do not have a TS/SCI clearance already? Would Raytheon consider hiring you for a position that requires a TS/SCI Clearance?

If you go for a job that requires a clearance, and you don't have the clearance, they may hire you...

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3 years ago

Networking Outside the US States

The whole world comes to the USA for advanced education on student visas because we're great at it. You have...

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3 years ago

Employment gaps and issues

As one disabled vet to another, I understand your question completely. From me to you, consider what you're asking is...

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3 years ago

Any tips for transitioning to civilian life?

Education is something that no one on the face of this planet can take away from you. As you pursue...

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