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Manager Management

Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
February 26, 2018

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Darrell Fontenot

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Lafayette, La.


Objective: To obtain a position that will allow me to use my abilities and experience while

providing valuable services to your company.

Experience: Fontenot Consulting Inc. Lafayette, La. 2015-present

Health and Safety consultant for PSS Group

LSE Crane and Transportation Scott, La 2013-2015

Transportation Manager

Manage drivers, operators, and rental equipment agreements

Staff of 50+ operators, riggers, mechanics, and drivers

Manage Logistics Management Systems (LMS)

Review and interpret all equipment rental agreements

Prepare and complete Request for Proposal (RFP) for bid

Responsible for preparing an operational budget of $20 million

Planning and organize company growth

Safety Management Systems Lafayette, LA 2000-2013

Director of HSE/Operations

Direct multiple services lines and manage a staff of over 600 employees:

Seven Regional Managers

Twelve Operation Supervisors

Lost Control

Onshore/Offshore Safety Specialists and Remote Paramedics

Health, Safety, and Environmental Consultants

H2S Technicians, Site Administrators and Gate Guards

Multiple satellite locations throughout the U.S.

A Training facility with a full support staff and twenty instructors

Responsible for preparing an operating budget of $100 million

Approve all new business contracts

Prepare all new business bids and RFI’s / RFQ’s

Prepare strategic growth plans for Executive Team

Coach and mentor Regional Managers on staffing plans

Responsible for setting up regional offices throughout the U.S.

Developed customer satisfaction surveys

Communicate with employees for support opportunities, improve relationships, and ensure company and customer expectations are met

Review and develop a progressive compensation plan

Develop employee recognition plan

Launch performance management and individual skill development program

Developed Business Cases and profiled potential acquisitions

Develop staffing plan to consistently deliver safety technicians

Production Management Industries Lafayette, LA 1998-2000

Safety Manager (Western GOM)

Completed quarter assessments and collected data on manned facilities in the GOM West

Conducted personal and area noise monitoring

Conducted Fixed OCS Inspections and checked MSDS Books for latest revisions

Wrote reports and made recommendations based on findings from inspections and observations

Updated sound level surveys on all Chevron platforms

Completed field verification worksheets

Input data into databases and obtain needed data from databases (Excel, Word, Power Point, Medgate, & Gator Observations)

Partnered with HES Coordinator developing an extensive MSDS Book for all Chevron Shore bases

Incident and Accident investigations to include Case Management

Training and Orientation of new employees

Waste Management Industries (WMI) Lafayette, LA 1990-1998

District Manger

Manage a staff 100+ employees

Planned and managed all routes

Planned and distributed a procedure for unloading trucks

Revised inspection sheets for different threading

Planned agenda and conducted safety meetings

Revised and updated safety logs that needed correction

Supervised safety walk-arounds weekly and monthly

Lafayette General Medical Center Lafayette, La. 1981-1990

Director of Environmental Services

Manage 100+ employees and several departments to include:

Clinical Engineering

Plant Services





Education: LSUE

2 years Business Administration

Concentration in supervision and automated systems

Conducted motion and time study project

Training/Skills: Safety Management Systems Lafayette, LA

Attended three years of Leadership Training via Human Dynamics

Attended “Just Culture” management training

Good Organization and Communication Skills

Proficient in Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook

Completed Operational Excellence Leadership Seminar for Chevron

Excellent Time Management Skills

Ability to multitask and meet deadlines effectively

Organizations: American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Acadiana Chapter

References: Upon request

I work autonomously, receiving a minimum amount of direct supervision. I use independent judgment to analyze situations and make decisions on optimum correction and prevention methods. I am able to deal effectively with a variety of personalities and remain calm when multiple high priority events occur simultaneously. I am able to indentify and diffuse diverse situations and initiate immediate corrective action. I have over 20 years of Management experience, and I am excited to know that we can work together to help make a difference.

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