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Safety Human Resource

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
May 20, 2017

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Kerry A. Conrad

***** ********* ***.

Livingston, LA 70754

(225) ***-****

Multi Craft Safety / HR Professional with extensive education and experience in OSHA, DOT, Transportation, Environmental and Oilfield Disciplines

Summary of Qualifications

• Corporate Safety Management / Training / Human Resources

• Senior Training Mgr. / Multi Craft / Employee relations

• Experience in Oil field: Offshore / Land rigs – Driller, Roughneck, etc.

• 15 years experience in OSHA and DOT Corporate, Safety, HR, & Environmental Management

• Experience in Safety / Loss Control Consulting /United States & Overseas

• Effective communicator in training and Safety Management

• Hard working, able to multi task effectively

• Extensive field experience throughout

Professional Experience

Orascom / MMR

Safety Manager: Iowa Fertilizer Plant, Wever, Iowa January 2016 – February 2017

Field Safety Supervision during new construction of Fertilizer plant (4500 man power)

Work in Union / Non-Union Environment

Safety Observations

Incident investigations

Safety Committee participation

Facility Permit Coordinator

Contractor Site Specific plant orientations

Contractor Environmental Coordinator for the plant

MEI White Castle, LA

Safety Supervisor / Iowa Fertilizer Plant, Wever Iowa May 2015 – January 2016

Field Safety Supervision during new construction of Fertilizer Plant (1,000 man power)

Safety Meetings

Orientation Training

Air Monitoring / Hex Chrome, etc.

Auditing / Document control

Environmental Coordinator – Emissions control / Opacity, SPCC, water sampling, etc.

Safety Rep for Hydro Testing program throughout the facility

Coordinate Incident Investigations and Review using Root Cause / Loss Prevention methods (LPS)

Representative during Union / Non-Union discussions.

PSC, Inc. Houston, TX. June 2010 – April - 2015

Area Health & Safety Mgr. / Gulf Coast - 11 Direct Reports

Senior Training Manager/ HR Generalist II

Client Relations: Ensuring Regulatory Guidelines and Client Expectations are met by maintaining constant face to face contact, communicating incident and accident trending, participation in committees and overall client involvement. Develop, Design and implement Site Specific Safety & Health Plans (HASP).

OSHA: Ensure compliance during OSHA type exposures to include, but not be limited to, Excavations, Confined Space Entry, Critical Lift Reviews and process evaluation, Equipment Inspections as well as employee well being.

Participation in Safety Walkthroughs to include recognition, tracking and completion of Non-Conformances. Able to create trending with information.

Human Resource Management / Hiring process / DOT: Direct involvement with recruiting and hiring processes to include interviews, medical qualifications, (DOT Driver Qualifications), training and field reviews. Also involved with conflict resolution, Union Grievances and employee recognition.

Case Management: Overseeing Incident and accident investigations by utilizing the "5 Why" technique through the Company's Loss Prevention, (LPS), program. Injury Management from point of event, through Medical Treatment and to finality. Ensuring constant communication with the client while providing quality care for injured employees, keeping in line with Case Management control and Regulatory record keeping.

Initial Information Source: Responsible for “Constant Scan” a process whereby updated Regulatory information is constantly reviewed and dispatched as needed.

Incident Investigation: Participation in Client Incident Investigations using LPS, Tap Root or other types of systems, allowing step by step investigation of incidents / accidents, determination of Root Cause, developing & implementing solutions as well as Validation of solution effectiveness.

Loss Prevention System, LPS: Loss Prevention Self Assessments (LPSA), Loss Prevention Observation (LPO), Job Loss Analysis (JLA), Near Loss / Loss Analysis (NLI / LI), Stewardship. Was first with company to use LPS system with involvement pitching the system to the companies and training Corporate Offices on its effectiveness. Delivered LPS presentations to various clients throughout the United States.

DOT Compliance: Ensuring D.O.T. compliance of approximately 300 including Vacuum Trucks, Air Moving vehicles, Hydro-blasting rigs and over the road tankers and Roll Off Box trucks. This includes, but is not limited to, Hours of Service, Driver Qualifications (DQ files), Company Representative during regulatory audits, Permitting and overall training.

Senior Training MGR duties: Multi-Craft training in regards to Safety, Health, Environmental, as well as Leadership and Coaching in HR, Environmental and “Style Management”. Created and instructed various classes to include, but not be limited to, Vacuum Truck and Hydro-blast Craft Certification training, DOT, OSHA and Environmental Training, along with Management training. Also conducted Safety Process presentations to clients throughout the Gulf Coast Area.

Health, Safety & Compliance: Locations include, P-66 Belle Chasse, LA., ExxonMobil Chalmette, LA., Baton Rouge, LA, Torrence, CA., Axial Plaquemine, LA., Valero, St. Charles, LA. and Sulpher, LA., Marathon, Galveston Bay, TX, Williams Geismer, LA, etc. Have also worked Turn Arounds for each of these locations.

Performance Contractors, Baton Rouge, LA Nov 08 – June 10

Safety Supervisor / Corporate Loss Control

Information / File Coordinator for Legal Exposures.

Conduct Safety Audits: Supervised turn arounds at P-66 Belle Chasse, LA, ExxonMobil Baton Rouge and Zachary, LA., and Valero St, Charles, LA. Turn-Arounds maintained without an OSHA recordable injury or major event.

Safety Meetings: Conducted during Turn-Around activity to include client presentations, committee involvement and Safety Training for Client and Company.

Safety Training: Conduct various types of Safety Training on Several jobs

Shaw / SSS Fabricators, Baton Rouge, LA Feb 07 - October 08

Regional EHS&T Manager

EH&S / DOT duties for a 4 Major Fabrication Facilities: Steel Fabrication to include - Panel Line, Pipe Fabrication, MIG / TIG, Chrome and Bead Blasting of materials.

Safety and HR Management of approximately 250 employees: Included location in Wood Spring Ark., Walker LA, and Addis, LA., and Baton Rouge, LA.. Hiring, Employee retention, Recruiting and Administrative duties.

McKenzie Tank Lines, Tallahassee, FL Feb 06 – Feb 07

Regional Safety / HR Manager

Area included LA., FL., MS., TX. and AL

Safety and Loss Programs for Gulf Coast Region: Hazardous Materials and Waste Permitting, Fuel Taxes, Maintenance program, Hours of Service, Fatigue, etc.

Environmental Training and Compliance: Hm-126F / 215 B Hazardous Materials Training, 40HR HAZWOPER, 8 HR Refresher, Hours of Service and Fatigue. Also responsible for Storm Water Spill Prevention, Opacity Reading, Water and Air sampling, etc.

Conrad Safety Services, Denham Springs, LA. Feb 01 – Feb 06

Owner / Independent Safety Consultant

Multi craft Safety, Health, Transportation and Environmental Training Consultant: OSHA, DOT and Oil field

Loss control Consultant with contracts through insurance companies: Ace American, Montlake Insurance as well as various Independent Insurance Agencies throughout U.S.. Conducted Safety Consulting work during Trade Towers Terrorist attacks.

Multi craft safety training: 40HR HAZWOPER / 8HR Refresher / OSHA classes / Various DOT Classes working through University of Phoneix. Part time Instructor and Transportation Consultant for the Safety Council of Baton Rouge.

Safety Management training / Train the Trainer: Developed Competent Person and Train the Trainer class utilized by many clients throughout United States.

Hazardous Waste Training: 40hr, 20hr, 8hr and Waste Management classes. Contracted through Compliance Solutions and Phoenix University to instruct 40 HR Safety Management classes.

DOT and OSHA presentations to large groups and organizations: LMTA, NTTC, ATA, ASSE, HATSA, etc.

DOT Compliance: Driver Qualification, File retention, hours of service, maintenance and compliance for several companies.

Multi craft auditing service: Truck assessments in the field, Auditing of Driver logs and Vehicle Inspections, Tank Inspections - VIKTPL, etc. Maintenance files, Dispatch, Plant Shut Down activity, Oil Field assessments, etc.

L&B Transport / TMI Enterprises, Port Allen, LA. March 1999 – Feb 01

Director of Safety, Human Resources and Compliance

Safety, HR, Environmental and compliance of 2 companies: Direct Supervision of approximately 600 employees: 15 Direct Report employees. Ensured that Safety, Compliance and HR functions are met. These included permitting, regulatory compliance, environmental compliance, Hiring, Disciplinary Action, Incidents, Accidents, Litigation, etc.

Accomplishments: Took 2 separate departments and merged into 1, creating cost savings and efficiency. Created training programs to include a 1 week program on loading and unloading tank trailers.

Department and training programs became self sufficient financially by offering these programs both as an incentive to the clients as well as to the public for a nominal fee. (State Grant Money eligible).

Blue Flash Express, LLC, Zachary, LA Sept. 1994 – March 1999

Director of HR and Safety

Responsible for all aspects of HR and Safety for approximately 450 employees:

Maintain driver qualification files, employee files, HR, training and Environmental concerns:

Maintain and monitor accident / injury litigation:

Accomplishments: LWCC Award for Workers Compensation partnership / NTTC Award for work on overlap training with OSHA and DOT. Worked with office of motor carriers to develop Safety Videos for truck drivers.

Additional employers and experience

Baton Rouge Safety Council – Multi Craft safety training and consulting 2 years

Basic Industries – Safety Coordinator 1 year

Petrin Corporation – Insulation and metal work, Asbestos abatement, Lead abatement 1 year

Western Oceanic – Offshore / Overseas / Gulf of Mexico Driller, Derrick hand, floor hand roustabout, etc. 4 years


BS Human Resource Development / Kennedy Western University

Attended Louisiana State University / Safety Council - 2 year program Safety & Health Management Certificate

Attended Southwest Mississippi University / Football Scholarship

Occupation Health and Safety Technologist / OHST

OSHA 500, 501, 510, etc. Various Schools

DOT Various Schools

Oil Field – Well control School, fire fighting school, H2S, etc.

Storm Water, SPCC, fire Suppression, etc.

Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) 2012

Construction Health & Safety Technologist / CHST

Computer skills

Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, CAD, Internet, Intranet, Map quest, Power Point, etc., Google Chrome, X.O. Conferencing, U-tube, MAC

Training classes using Google Chrome as the viewer, X.O.Conferencing as the Power Point and U-Tube for Videos. Able to conduct interactive classes throughout the United States while allowing cost savings through locations.


Josh Makarewicz – PSC Regional Safety Director: cell (203)*** – ****

Dick Hannah – PSC Training Director: Office (713)*** – ****

Rick Pittman – PSC Vice President of Safety& Health: Office (713) *** – ****

Tommy Davis –PSC Loss Prevention Systems Coordinator (225) *** – ****

Phil Lodge – Safety Director of the Iowa Fertilizer Plant (319) *** - ****

Note: Have maintained excellent relationships with former employers and Direct Reports. I invite and appreciate conversations with all. Please advise if additional references are needed. Thank you in for taking the time to review my Resume and looking forward to further conversations for any opportunities you may have

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