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HSSE Manager

Houston, Texas, United States
November 30, 2017

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Alexis J. Rojas

**** ********** **. **** **, Houston TX, 77082 Home 346-***-****, Cell 305-***-****


Career Profile

Oil and Gas HSSE Field Professional with 36 years of experience and a very strong background in Midstream/ Manufacturing, Drilling Onshore, and Offshore, involved in Operations of Exploration & Production and Major Construction Projects with successful achievements at Oil and Gas companies in South America, Mexico, and USA. Experience identifying areas of strengths and weakness and implementing company policies and international standards.

Areas of Expertise

Bilingual English/Spanish

Maintain Technical and Business Expertise and Develop HSSE Personnel

Plan and Control Budget to Maximize Value Add

Self-Motivated Goal-Oriented, Able to Handle Multiple Projects

Monitors Compliance with Legal and Regulatory Requirements

Support Line Management in Resolving and Preventing Actions of the HSSE

Ability to Work with Ethnical and Culturally Diverse Teams Across an International Spectrum

Professional Experience:

•Exterran. July 2017 – October 2017

Safety Representative Night Shift, North Houston, TX.

Supports local Management in establishing and continuously improving culture within the worksite.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Observe and coach workers in the safe execution of work

2. Identify and mitigate hazards

3. Attend pre-job and other safety meetings

4. Audit workspace and report to supervisor on findings

5. To develop employee base awareness and ensure Safety is an integral part of Line Management responsibilities and objectives.

6. To ensure that the relevant Safety documentation is updated and available on the site.

7. To support line management in investigations of failures and accidents.

8. To develop and maintain a high level of awareness among all personnel through communications, training, and promoting active involvement of employees in Safety.

9. To keep abreast of any new documentation and training material related to Safety and to inform management accordingly.

•HSE TAC LLC/Nobel Energy. November 2016 – June 2017

Site EHS Rig Advisor; Rotational position 21 x 21, based in West and South Texas, reporting to Nobel Energy EHS Manager. As EHS rig advisor I am the facility manager’s representative in all EHS matters on an onshore drilling rig. I provide safety training based on national safety regulations and requirements OSHA in the U.S., I conduct safety inspections at the rig site on an ongoing basis, including inspections of the drilling operation. I also attempt to foster a culture of safety awareness among rig personnel I am responsible for provides continuing safety education to rig personnel as required by drilling company policy. I document the training and briefing of new employees, as well as contractors.

•Harvard Maintenance Inc. July 2016 – October 2016

EH&S Manager; Conduct responsibility for the overall operational safety of all corporate accounts, which includes Janitorial Maintenance Programs. Personally accountable for the overall safety behaviors on the accounts. Operates the department in accordance with the approved EH&S laws and strengthen the company’s EH&S program while providing the client with a Safety first facility. Maintains excellence relationships with employees, and clients as well as others department within the operation.

Safety Management System/Air Liquide, December 2015 – March 2016

HSES Site Manager; Achieve excellent HSES performance during the Construction, Pre-commissioning and Commissioning on the Airliquide Cryogenic facility in Monclova Mexico; Identify, define and apply the safety and environmental standards requirements to be achieved during the last major phases of the project.

• HSE TAC LLC, October 2014 – November 2015

HSSE Consultant; Provide strategies and technical consultancy service in Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Security for the Oil and Gas Industry and other diverse industries. Performing activities mainly related to organization, leading and technical revision of; Emergency Management Plan for Offshore and Onshore Operations, Environmental Impact Assessment, Oil Spill Response Plan, Safety Plan, Risk Analysis, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001, Lost control Prevention. I deliver Risk Management consulting by working either as an extension of an organization or as an independent team consultants.

I partner with local experts to promote local content and the delivery of world class consulting services.

• Petrofac Mexico, October 2011 to September 2014.

Country HSSE&AI Manager: Managed, developed, executed and controlling activities of the Mexico HSSE Department as well as carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Pemex’s policies and SSPA system. Establish and Implement Safety, Health and Environmental and Security Management Plan in accordance with international standards ISO 14001 and OSHA 18001, Responsible to provide HS&E advisory in the process of Implementing the Emergency response plans and EHSMS plan for all Offshore operations in Arenque A & B and Lobina Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and Onshore Operations in Tabasco and Tamaulipa, Development and implement specific HSSE Training, Hazard Identification, HAZOP, Develop Appropriate Health Management Plan, Incident Investigation, Emergency Response Procedures and Loss Control Prevention.

Williams Tulsa Oklahoma, 2010 to September 2011.

Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist. I was accountable for helping provide positive assurance to the Midstream organization for the level of execution of Midstream's Operations Performance Group (OPG) standards and offshore operations. This is accomplished through such activities as auditing/assessing levels of performance, benchmarking, analyzing and identifying potential continuous improvement opportunities of the OPG standards, processes, procedures and practices. Additionally, this role helps lead the integration of Midstream's and offshore EHS Management System and SIP Standards in all the Offshore operations in the GofM, Devils Tower, Canyon Block 773, Manage Relations with BSEE/BOEM/BOG & USCG Regulatory Permit and Compliance.

Williams International Venezuela Ltd, 1999 to 2010.

Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Director.

Provide appropriate direction and support Williams/WilPro in ensuring compliance with the local, regional and country specific requirements, as well as internal EH&S policies programs and procedures in compliance with OSHA, EPA, NFPA, PSM, ISO 9000, 14001, OSHAS 18001.

HSSE Director 1999 to 2001 of 210 employees during the design and construction of a major high pressure gas injection facilities PIGAP II in the Eastern part of Venezuela, 1.4 MMSCF/day and 9000 PSI via 20 injections wells and the Construction and startup of Compressor plant El Furrial 600 MMSCFD/day with 6000 PSI. Accomplishments; Development and implemented safety management system for these major constructions/turnaround risk ensuring compliance with customer and government regulations with 2, 6 million hours in construction. Implementation of the Process System Management (PSM)

Amoco Venezuela Petroleum Company B.V. 1996 to 1999.

Environmental Health, Safety and Security Manager. Accountable for the Development of Environmental Safety Training Program, The Oil Spill Response Plan. EHSMS for Seismic and Drilling and the Waste Management Plan in one of the most culturally and sensitive environment area of the world (The Venezuela Delta Wetlands) and Loss Control Prevention. Provided HSE advisory to all the supervisory Personnel working offshore on board of construction Barges and support Vessels and semi-submersible units.

Petroleum of Venezuela S.A (PDVSA). 1995 to 1996.

Oil Spill Contingency Plan Manager. Accountable for coordinated all the Activities for the National Contingency Plan for Hydrocarbon Product Spill, the National Contingency Plan of Hazardous Substances Spills and the International Contingency Plan for Oil Spill in Marine Operations and the International agreement with; Colombia, Trinidad and Curacao.

Lagoven Petroleum Company S.A, Subsidiary of PDVSA. 1979 to 1994.

HSE Project Manager.

Designed and Developed of the Geography Information System (GIS), Data Dictionary and Environmental Logical Model.

HS&E general advisor at the Freeport Grand Bahamas Borco’s facility.

Lagoven Oil Spill Contingency Plan Coordinator at the Western Division (Maracaibo Lake) offshore operations.

HS&E Coordinator 1982- 1984, during the upgrade and expansion project at the Amuay Refinery in Venezuela in conjunction with Fluor Corporation and Exxon.


NEBOSH International Health and Safety General Training. December 2012.

University of Pennsylvania, School of Wharton, ASIS “Security Executive Program” 2009

University of Pennsylvania, Energy Management and Environmental Policy, Master Science, 1990 to 1992

University of Southern California, Bachelor Science, 1979

OSHA 1910/1926, Rig Pass, HUET

Process Safety Management (PSM)


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