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Manager Construction

Wimberley, Texas, United States
May 15, 2018

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Wimberley, Texas 78676

Mobil Phone: 512-***-****

Alternate Phone: 734-***-****


Charlotte (Michigan) High School – Graduate 1966

Montana State University, Bozeman Montana – 42 credit hours (Sociology and History)

University of Texas – San Antonio, Texas – 37 credit hours (Sociology and Pre-Medical)

University of Phoenix On-line, - 16 credit hours (Business Administration)


Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Certified California Underground ES&H Manager and Gas Tester

Certified West Virginia Underground/Surface Mine Foreman

Certified Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (Texas, Montana)

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Paramedic

Certified Explosives Users License/Blaster – Montana

49 CFR Part 214, Subpart C, Rail Road Workers Protection Act Trainer

29 CFR OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer

30 CFR MSHA Surface Mining Trainer

OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Trained


United States Air Force – Minute Man Missile Electronics Analysis, Staff Sargent, October 1966 through October 1974

Montana Army National Guard – Armored Calvary Company, Troop First Sargent, April 1976 through June 1979


During my over 38 year career working as an Environmental, Safety, and health Representative (41 years in construction and maintenance), I have served as the Environmental Safety and Health Manager/Director of ES&H Programs on projects throughout the United States, Hong Kong, Canada, Mexico, Afghanistan as well as providing consulting services in Surinam South America. Project assignments including tunnels, highways, railways, bridges, hospitals, jails, schools, underground and surface mining, marine work, high-tech/ultra clean room manufacturing and commercial building construction, coal fired power plant maintenance and environmental controls construction as well as other manufacturing properties including the manufacturing and use of explosive devices and materials. I have served in the United States Air Force for 8 years, Montana Army National Guard for 3 years. Volunteering for over 16 years working nights, weekends, holidays, and when needed as a Emergency Medical Technician - Para-medic for ambulance services in Montana, Texas, and West Virginia.


Corporate Environmental Safety and Health Director, Sylmar, California (March 2016 through November 21, 2017)

Oversight for 20 primary business units owned by Tutor Perini Corporation as well as additional tiered business units also owned by Tutor Perini Corp. Manage, mentor, and support 151 Environmental Safety and Health Professionals at multiple locations throughout the United States, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Guam, and the North Mariana Islands. Heavy Civil, rehab, rail, highway, bridge, high rise building, and other associated types of construction. Total Corporate OSHA incident rate reduced from 1.7 to 1.2 over tenure at TPC.


Project Safety Director/Manager, Charlotte LYNX Light Rail, (May 2015 through March 2016)

Reconfiguring/upgrading previously completed 4.5 miles of catenary commuter rail system. Installed additional 6 transformer, heavier conductor wire, expanded passenger platforms. The addition of 5.5 miles of system from downtown Charlotte to the University of North Carolina consisting of new rail, systems controls, catenary, platform and associated other equipment.


Project ES&H Manager, City of Austin, Water Treatment Plant #4, (June 2010 through April 2015)

The project including water intake structure (marine work), raw water intake tunnel, 108 inch finished concrete lined approximately 4,400 feet in length from Lake Travis, a raw water pump station with 24.5 foot concrete finished diameter shaft, approximately 430 feet deep. 12.5 foot suction chamber 140 feet in length, 325 feet below grade. Raw Water Transmission Main 84 inch diameter metal lined tunnel 3,900 feet long. 84 inch diameter shaft at the treatment plant approximately 183 feet deep used to deliver raw water to the WTP4 Plant. Buildings include Up-flow clarifiers, filtration building, clear well, assorted support and waste handling buildings. A 7 mile plus, 84 inch diameter metal lined processed water transmission tunnel to supply 300 mg to the City of Austin. With an average of 22 prim and 240 third/fourth tiered subcontractors, 428 employees per day average, completing over 2,912,637 man-hours with one Lost Work Day Injury finishing with an OSHA Total Recordable Incident Rate of 1.9.


Area ES&H Manager, Department of Defense Construction projects, Afghanistan (June 2009 – June 2010)

Safety Manager of 19 of 73 sites being reconstructed/rehab, green field built, operate and maintain NATO sites traveling throughout Afghanistan. Building roads, bridges, water treatment plants, quarters, and other infrastructures work.

Project ES&H Director, World Trade Center Transportation HUB Project, Phoenix Constructors JV, New York, New York HSE Director (July 2008- June 2009)

Demolition of the remaining subway, transportation hub, buildings, and structures after the terrorist attach of that site on September 11, 2001. Supporting and reconstruction of existing infrastructure facilities. The support structure of the MTA 1&9 subway structure. Preparation of the proposed Towers 1, 2, 3 and 4 for construction of the high rise building proposed. Construction and upgrading of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey PATH train/transportation center and support structures for the Memorial project.

WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL-URS (formerly Morrison Knudsen Corp.)

Detroit Edison Company, Monroe Power Plant Environmental Construction Projects, Monroe, Michigan. Senior Environmental Safety & Health Manager (February 2006 – July 2008)

Manage ES&H construction of $1.6 billion dollar Selective Catalytic Reduction System (SCR) and Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) systems addressing air emissions compliance regulations. Accumulating over 1,481,540 consecutive man-hours without a Lost Work Day incident.

Los Angeles Metropolitan Gold Line Extension Project, Los Angeles, California.

Environmental, Safety & Heath Manager (October 2004 - February 2006)

Construction of 6.8 miles of twin track catenary commuter rail system, 7 above ground and 2 below grade passenger stations, one above ground parking garage. Construction of a 9800 foot twin tube tunnel with a 20 foot finished segmented concrete liner using soft ground Pressure Balanced System Tunnel Boring Machines. Working over 1,223,000 man-hours without an OSHA Lost Work Day Incident an OSHA Total Recordable rate of 0.76.

Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Transit System, Paterson Plank and Secaucus Projects, New Jersey.

Environmental, Safety & Heath Manager (October 2001 – October 2004)

Construction of a twin track catenaries system, 22 passenger stations, 15.7 miles of rail and six park-and-ride facilities. Weehawken Tunnel segment, renovating and widening a 4,100-foot tunnel with a 350-foot-long station midway tunnel and 140 feet below grade. The construction of a 40-foot-finished-diameter vertical shaft connecting the below grade passenger platform with the aboveground station in Union City, New Jersey. New Jersey Hwy 1&9 Paterson-Plank and Secaucus Road Separation projects, construction of two bridge overpass structures and associated railroad and highway work being constructed adjacent to/over both CSX and Conrail Railway tracks. Exceeding 2 million man-hours with an OSHA Lost Work Day Incident and OSHA Total Recordable rate of 0.86.

MODERN CONTINENTAL CORPORATION, Boston Central Artery and Tunnel Project, Boston, Massachusetts.

Field Environmental Safety & Health Representative (June 1998 – October 2001)

Construction of three 900-foot-long by 340-foot-wide by 90 to 110-foot-deep twin tunnel sections, off ramps, utilities and infrastructures, as well as construction of five three-lane, assorted length, 30-foot-high immersed tube tunnels (ITT), tunnel ventilation building and support system, several highway ramps.


Director of Environmental Safety & Health (January 1996 – June 1998)

Responsible for ES&H of 57 explosives storage and distribution centers in 26 of the continental United States and Canada. Including three manufacturing sites in Ohio, Texas, and Mexico. Austin Powder provided explosives/shot services for sites in over 35 states.

WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL (Formerly Morrison Knudsen, Inc.)

Heavy/Civil Construction Division (Morrison-Knudsen), Boise, Idaho.

Senior Safety Supervisor (Assistant to the ES&H Director) (October 1992 – June 1995)

Oversight of 57 projects in the continental United States including the $5.5 billion New Hong Kong Airport. These projects included the construction of highways, railways, bridges, tunnels, hospitals, jails, schools and commercial properties. Through site auditing and instructional training Workers Compensation costs were reduced by $10.3 million dollars in the year 1994 alone.

Navasota Mining Company (MK), College Station, Texas. A

Senior Safety Supervisor (November 1991 – October 1992)

15 million ton-per-year lignite mine (Washington Group for Texas Municipal Power Association.) Supervised 11 subcontractors in the construction of mine facilities, roads and dams, above ground conveyor belt systems. Including the fabrication, construction and renovation of two 75-yard draglines and associated equipment.

Copperstone Gold Project (MK), Parker, Arizona

Senior Safety Supervisor (July 1991 – November 1991)

Supervised and coordinated the safety, health, security and environmental aspects of the project for Washington Group personnel and contractors during construction and operation of mine facilities, roads, and processing plant and associated equipment.

Hughes Creek Coal Mine (MK), Cannelton, West Virginia

Senior Safety Supervisor (March 1989 – July 1991)

Safety Supervisor for Kanawha Mining Company, (Washington Group for Cannelton Industries) the construction of mine facilities and equipment assembly/erection/operation. Including the construction and operation of a Marion 75 yard dragline. Two years (780,000 safe work hours) without a lost work day injury.

San Miguel Lignite Mine (MK), Jourdanton, Texas.

Senior Safety Supervisor (October 1982 – March 1989)

As the Safety Supervisor for Atascosa Mining Company (Washington Group for San Miguel Electric Cooperative) construction of mine facilities and equipment assembly/erection/operation. Three years totaling 1.3 million man-hours without a lost work day injury.

Absaloka Mine (MK), Hardin Montana.

Environmental Safety and health supervisor (April 1979 – October 1982)

At the Sarpy Creek Coal Mine project for the construction of mine facilities and equipment assembly/erection/operation under contracts to Westmoreland Corp. Including the building of a

Bucyrus Erie 110 yard dragline, Bucyrus Erie 23 yard coal shovel, and disassembly of a Marion 75 yard dragline. Supervised the night shift reclamation crew in addition to my safety duties..

MONTANA HIGHWAY PATROL - Bozeman/Hardin, Montana.

Highway Patrolman (January 1976 – April 1979)

Responsible for the enforcement of all local, state and federal criminal and civil laws, regulations, and standards. Sworn by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to provide enforcement and oversight on the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservations. Conducted multiple criminal, civil and vehicular incident investigations.


Kelly and Mountain Con Underground and Berkley Surface Copper Mines, Butte, Montana.

Journeyman Electrician (October 1974 – January 1976)

Performed assembly, disassembly and maintenance on diesel-powered electric motor driven trucks (ranging from 35 to 200 tons), Electric drills, shovels, and draglines as well as facility maintenance at the truck shop and associated buildings. Construction of underground facilities at the Kelly and Mountain Con Underground Mines, the Berkley Open Pit Mine as well as being part of the construction team for the Copper Electro-Plate processing “Arbiter Plant” in the town of Anaconda, Montana in 1975.


Assembly Line Worker, nights while attending high school (June 1965 – September 1966)

Operated bench saws, punch presses and drill presses. In support of the assembly of automobile parts for General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler Corporation local assembly plants.

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