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Operator Safety

Houma, Louisiana, United States
December 31, 2017

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Highly experienced, trained/credentialed and solutions focused Offshore Operations Professional and U.S. Army Veteran, with a demonstrated track record of Oil & Gas industry Control Room Operator, Sub Sea Operator, Ballast Control Operator and Offshore Operations within a floating production platform with installed rig.

Direct staff in offshore operations health, safety and project management, recommending project procedures or

“hold off” based on strong industry and effective troubleshooting knowledge and expertise.

Actively seeking a leadership or consultative role as an Offshore Operations Consultant or Overseas Field Foreman for an organization that values extensive Oil & Gas training and certifications, extensive well monitoring, ballast control operations, as well as effective and accurate load management expertise. A R E A S O F S T R E N G T H

Develop/Implement Job Risk Mitigation

Understand Industry Safety Policies/Procedures

Floating Platform Ballast Control Operator

Calm/Composed Control Room Operator

Platform Fire Team Member

Expertise in Incident Command Systems

Train/Mentor Staff in Rig Safety Operations

Maintain Detailed Logs/Reports on Rig Conditions

Ensure BSSE Equipment Compliance are Maintained

Test/Maintain Sub Surface Control Valves


2016 to 2017: EnVen, LLC, New Orleans, LA – Control Deck Operator/Control Room Operator Monitored and tested well production that provided the latest information on performance compliance that included BSSE testing. Generated detailed reports on performance, compliance and any noted anomalies.

Completed helicopter fuel checks, chemical optimization and proper injection rates. 2006 to 2016: Shell Offshore Company, New Orleans, LA 2011 to 2016: Control Room Operator/Sub Sea Operator/ Ballast Control Operator Oversaw control of all operations systems, authorized system devices, equipment and controlled access to all subsystems on the rig. Assisted in exploration, drilling and development of oil fields in underwater locations as the Sub Sea Operator and provided Ballast Control Operations that provided overall safety control, monitored and trained for entire rig crew for this floating production platform and rig.

Directed 6 personnel regarding offshore rig safety, health and projects that were initiated, responsible for approval/halting project implementation if cost prohibitive, a safety hazard, or production deficient.

Studied wet oil tank issues for the Europa 8 spitting up substandard liquids and causing pump issues; recommended continuing production instead of shutting down water wells, performed root cause analysis in favor of production continuance.

Provided ocean floor sub sea operations for 3 sub sea fields that tied back into the platforms, from 3500-foot depth and 2 to 17 miles from existing platform; controlled pressure and pumps driving ethanol to open values ensuring flow sustainability.

Easily managed high stress environment as the control room operator, monitored all wells, flow starts including low, intermediate or high pressure regulating total fluids going into either 2 or 3-phase vessels ensured functionality was sustained utilizing a customized computer system.

Leveraged strong knowledge of ballast control operations on a floating platform tethered to the ocean floor and controlled platform movement, lean or drifts utilizing ballast tanks filled with seawater to level out the platform.

Oversaw Load Management functions that distributed weight offloaded from boats onto the floating platform.

Engage Emergency Management initiatives during platform emergencies, ship collisions, bilge pump failure, personnel injury, helicopter incidents or (ICS) Incident Command System events.

Provided fire team service as part of onsite fire brigade, completed a 5-day Delgado Fire Fighting school and successful in putting out small fires.

Developed, prepared and recommended job specific hazard analyses and risk assessment on the floating platform, assisted in safety programs and ensured all safety policies were maintained. P


Completed safety inspections of rig equipment and oversaw contractor safety practices ensuring all (PPE) Personal Protection Equipment was utilized.

Monitored supply and standby vessel locations, alarm systems, operated all support equipment including radar, and completed stability calculations, coordinating with the PIC or Barge Supervisor.

Ensured helicopter safety operations were monitored and maintained and provided weather notices, maintained flight logs, and demonstrated knowledge of proper management procedures in heavy weather conditions, well blowout, equipment failure and other emergencies.

Ability to cease any function or job that did not meet safety requirements, standards or JSA (Job Safety Analysis).

Ensured vessel seaworthiness and structural soundness, reported any issues in a timely manner; recorded weights for vessel stability and load lines, and ensured all Marine Fire and Safety systems on board the vessel was maintained. 2006 to 2011: Deck Operator

Provided pump and minor maintenance, tested downhole valves or (SCSSV) Service Controlled Sub Surface Safety Valves, shutting down the vertical access well and bleeding off the gas for zero leaks; ensured proper working order and compliance with (BSSE) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement the law beyond the continental shelf.

Ensured proper water and oil production and compliance standards were maintained through testing of equipment and each piece of equipment was in good working order.

Verified chemical rates for each system were maintained and all storage tanks were full serving in the role as Chemical Focal Point.

Completed discharge of produced water offshore after chemical treatment was completed before going back overboard and was cleaner than ocean water, ensuring zero oil was going into the ocean. 2003 to 2006: Michael Baker Energy Corp. Lafayette LA Planner/ Scheduler/Purchasing/ Logistics/ HUC Supervisor for Maddog DeepWater Project Executed supervisory oversight for a high-profile project named Maddog, a $175MM new platform being built on land and served as the (HUC) Hookup and Commissioning leader involved in personnel timekeeping, procurement and scheduling work details, ordered all materials for a floating platform, utilizing Maximo and SAP.

Monitored and maintained all project budgets and extensive knowledge of suppliers that provided cost effective procurement of piping, bracing, ordering the pig launcher (oil pipeline) that propelled large plastic K Disks that shoot this “pig” down the oil line and cleans out each line, with a cost of building and delivery equaling $780K.

After Maddog project completion transferred as an Operations Specialist and HS&E Coordinator on the Chevron Texaco Genesis Spar.

2000 to 2003: Shell Offshore Company, New Orleans LA – Sub Sea and Water Flood Operator

Provided overall deck operations for Shell offshore facilities including Bullwinkle and Mars TLP, specialized in sub sea and water flood operations. Utilize effective knowledge to control pressure, oversee pump operations and ensured load management was strictly controlled.


Oilfield Production Contractors (OPC), Houma LA – Supervisor Inland Production Operator / Offshore Otis Engineering/Tom West, Houma LA – Wireline Helper/Operator U.S. Army, Ft. Bragg, NC –7th Group Special Forces. Demolitions/Forward Observer Cardinal Wireline, Houma LA – Wireline Helper/Operator E D U C A T I O N / C E R T I F I C A T I O N S - L I C E N S U R E / T R A I N I N G U.S. Special Operations School - Camp McCall NC/ FT Bragg NC Delta State University, Cleveland, MS – 1 semester Core Business Solutions a 3-month Financial and Business Course – Nichols State University, Thibodaux, LA U.S. Coast Guard Approved 5-day Fire Fighting – Delgado University, New Orleans, LA Certifications / Licensure / Training

U.S. Coast Guard Life Boatman’s Certificate T-2 Certified (subpart O) Crane and Rigger Certified Fall Protection U.S. Merchant Mariner Credentials Certified in Sub Sea 1 & 2 Schools at Roberts Training Center, Hammond LA Waterflood Operations- Certified in 2 phases of Waterflood Training at Robert Training Center, Hammond LA Certified Hazmat Certified (3-day Course) Advanced Water Survival with Capsule Training Survival Craft Proficiency – Life Boat BCO Merchant Mariner Certification Ballast Control Coast Guard License Trained Planner Scheduler (OJT) (Maddog HUC) Maximo – SAP Basic First Aid and CPR Control Room Operations Trained on DAS, DCS, Scada, and Delta V & Wonderware High Angle Rescue Trained – Safety Connection Center, Hammond, LA Certified in Business at Roberts Training Center, Hammond, LA

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