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Project Manager Safety

Diboll, TX, 75941
March 20, 2018

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Jonathan Aaron Jones

Diboll, TX ***** 936-***-****

Drilling Supervisor / Safety engineer / Project Manager

Drive New Initiatives and Achieve Operations Excellence:

Challenge Historical “Norms” Revolutionize Previous Procedures Exploit Technological Advancements

Oil & Gas Industry Veteran, possessing an aggressive approach to identifying and resolving inefficient operational practices. Excels at fulfilling roles related to project development and management, safety coordination, and direct onsite supervision. Consistently exceeds demands, effectively managing people and time and applying innovative operation theories, concepts, and technologies. Exemplifies skills in directing and collaborating with teams of multidisciplinary tradesmen on multimillion-dollar projects, ensuring compliance with health, safety, & environmental regulations.

Areas of Proven Performance

Safety and Environmental (SSH&E) Assurance

Team Building & Leadership

Project Start-up & Management

Prioritization & Time Management

Problem Solving

Employee, Public, & Client Relations

Technical / Operational Thinking & Application

Cost Analysis & Compliance

Career Experience


EHS Coordinator

Accountable for EHS operational support, guidance, and execution regarding all policies, programs, and procedures for the Decomissioning, Plug & Abandonment, & Base Construction Units.

Collaborates with Business Unit Managers and Supervisors to ensure their support of and continued leadership regarding EHS programs and the relentless promotion of “NO HARM”.

Manages the reporting of Key EHS Performance Indicators while analyzing trends to enact proactive safety solutions.

Evaluates all Incidents & Near Misses to appropriate severity. Supervises TapRoot Incident Investigations to determine incident facts and institute learnings for prevention of future occurrences.

NORBORD INDUSTRIES, Nacogdoches, TX 2016 to 2018

Health and Safety Manager

Directed all facets of the Regional Health and Safety Management Program for the world’s largest OSB manufacturer with over 130 direct employees and in excess of 300 Third Party Contractors.

Analyzed lagging & leading indicators to pinpoint incident trends and aggressively address unsafe behaviors, resulting in a substantial reduction of worker accidents from 24 in 2015 to six in 2017.

Implemented hazard awareness & recognition program while radically reforming safety training to vastly increase situational awareness, producing the submission of 1427 Safety Incident Reports and 1083 Corrective Actions for 2017.

Instituted Management of Change Process and Permit-to-Work Procedures to ensure consistent and effective communication between Management and Operations on procedural & operational deviations, as well as day-to-day operations.

EXXONMOBIL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, United States Drill Team, CA 2013 to 2016

Drilling Operations Supervisor / Cost Recovery Specialist

Managed all shore-based operations for support of West Coast offshore platforms.

Engineered and executed FlexSTEM load-out for experimental multi-stage acid fracturing operation.

o“Hurt-Free” Operations: ~10K man hours, ~4K truck hours, and ~160 crane hours.

o“Spill Free” Operations: ~720K gallons of acid.

Stewarded all facets of successful SAP integration at West Coast warehouse:

oCollaborated with key contractors, pinpointing antiquated equipment and efficiently reducing inventory from 1.2K+ line items to less than 600.

oIdentified cost recovery in excess of $5M from return of unutilized and sale of obsolete inventory.

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IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED (EXXONMOBIL), Western Canada Drill Team, AB 2012 to 2013

Drilling Operations Advisor

Advised and guided day-to-day operations in Western Canada.

Directed task force responsible for analyzing foundation integrity during Canada's most significant environmental well control incident that identified hazardous rig shifting and promptly implemented remediation procedures.

Developed and implemented Life Saving Actions and Awareness Program, vastly heightening workers’ hazard recognition in daily operations.

oFashioned 12 Topics dedicated to high-risk situations within drilling operations that actuated concept of “this could happen to me”.

oAdvanced safety platform beyond company boundaries through collaboration with production entities and contractors to develop and implement LSA Program within their operations.

EXXON NEFTEGAS LIMITED (EXXONMOBIL), Sakhalin Russia Drill Team, RF 2011 to 2012

Supervisor & Safety Technician at Rig Site (SSTAR)

Managed daily drilling, completion, and rig operations while consistently conveying safety culture, propelling Drill Team to attain 2012 EMDC President's SSH&E Award nomination.

Introduced and established trail SSTAR Role and Program to Sakhalin Drill Team.

oFacilitated role development and advancement through construction of comprehensive SSH&E database, allowing smooth transition to future SSTARs and ensuring consistency of safety message.

oAuthored Weekly SSTAR Report, enlightening company on Drill Team operations and achievements.

Recognized and honored with 3 publications in Arctic Projects Journal, detailing best practices exhibited in Russian operations.

EXXONMOBIL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, Piceance Creek Drill Team, CO 2009 to 2011

Drilling Operations Supervisor / Safety Coordinator

Supervised day-to-day drilling operations while continually conveying #1 focus of safety, motivating 6 separate rigs to 100+ days “Hurt Free” and 500+ days “Spill Free”.

Unremittingly conveyed SSH&E expectations, inspiring PCU Team to achieve 2010 and 2011 EMDC President's Award.

oDrastically reduced Workforce Hurts / THIR from 22/1.38 in 2009 to 12/1.29 in 2010.

oIdentified and implemented 1086 corrective actions from 105 incidents while leading 30+ TapRooT investigations.

Certified 100% compliance with COGCC Regulations through development and implementation of Regulatory Matrix.

oCondensed 500+ page directive into matrix and comprehensive audit system, segmenting responsibility by operation and concentrating attention on Rules with higher incidences of non-compliance.

oConducted specialized training for state agencies and contractors, driving importance of uniform compliance.


Bachelor of Science (BS), Industrial Engineering and Distribution,

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 2008

Cumulative GPR: 3.81 / Major GPR: 3.95, Magna Cum Laude Honors


OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Training

Surface / Subsea Well Control – Drilling, Workover, and Completions, IADC

2nd Line Supervisors Well Control, ENFORM

Safety Management and Regulatory Awareness (SARA), ENFORM

Transportation Worker ID Credential (TWIC), Transportation Security Administration

First Aid, CPR, AED, H2S, and SCBA, American Red Cross

Incident Investigation, Root Cause Analysis, and TapRooT, PetroSkills

HUET / SWET and Swing Rope, TEEX

Applied HSE Management, PetroSkills

Confined Space, LO / TO, NORM, HazMat, OSHA

Mentally Active Driver Program, Fleet Safety International

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