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Marine Safety, Environmental Protection

La Porte, Texas, 77571, United States
May 22, 2018

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Jon D. Hill

Occupational Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Protection Technician Social Media:

La Porte, TX 77571 281-***-**** (cellular)

Career Summary

20+ years’ experience providing customer service and personnel training.

14+ years emergency management planning, response and safety management experience.

10+ years environmental protection experience with strong regulatory compliance knowledge.

Managed cross-functional Health, Safety, Security, Quality, Environmental Protection and Emergency Management/Disaster Recovery projects. Presently seeking mentorship towards an outstanding career in sales and marketing built upon my personnel mangement and regulatory compliance experience.

Work Experience

HARLEY MARINE SERVICES, Channelview, TX July 2015-October 2016

Regional Safety Adviser

Collaborated with management for oversight and improvement of the health, safety, security, quality and environmental protection (HSSQE) and personnel training programs. Corporate representative to regulatory bodies at ports, petrochemical facilities and shipyards nationwide.

Received emergency calls, conveyed personnel to emergency healthcare providers and coordinated hazardous materials spill response countermeasures.

Repeated best practices for continuous improvement. Identified; tracked personnel training and operations deficiencies. Wrote lessons learned for monthly fleetwide dissemination.

Mastered research and teaching myriad regulatory requirements. Kept management abreast of proposed rule changes. Created and gave classroom trainings.

Completed inspections, audits and accident investigation Root Cause Analysis resulting in increase of new business, decrease of preventable incidents and lowered business insurance premiums.

AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING GROUP, Houston, TX October 2012 – October 2014

Independent Surveyor

Conducted research and market analysis of International and Federal Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Protection codes. Solicited new business: drafted contracts, planned, coordinated, managed and performed inspections, surveys and audits of energy sector assets.

Received survey reports from subcontractors. Reviewed same for errors; omissions; Corrective Actions. Crafted client deliverables with the greatest detail.

Repeated ABS highest standard of customer service. Established firm communication channels with new and existing clients to ensure no project timeline delays.

Mastered knowledge of International, Federal, State codes and ABS rules as applied potential and existing clients.

Completed internal special projects without prompting that saved time and money.

UNITED STATES COAST GUARD, Various, U.S.A. Enlisted, July 1990 – Retired, May 2014

Began service as an Engineering Apprentice (E-2) received introduction to engineering and personnel management best practices. Promoted to rank of Petty Officer (E-5), selected for Officer Candidate’s School and retired with the rank of Lieutenant (O3-E).

Received full commission through quickly acquiring highest levels of engineering systems expertise, ability to sustain outstanding composure during crisis and willingness to mentor others. Earned 25 awards, citations, medals. One of 12 USCG personnel (Coast Guard-wide), to achieve dual Permanent Cutterman (Gold) and Permanent Marine Safety Professional designations.

Repeatedly exercised sound judgement when presented with vague regulatory compliance issues requiring best solutions to complex problems concerning U.S. and foreign interests.

Mastered situational awareness during high profile; awkward cases with short fuses.

Completed a litany of Engineering, Environmental Protection and Emergency Management qualifications; certifications used to enforce codes and manage inspector trainees.


University of Houston-Clear Lake, Clear Lake, TX

Master of Art – Digital Media/Communications

U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI.

Diploma – National Security, Strategy and Policy

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI.

Bachelor of Science - Public Administration

El Camino Community College, Torrance, CA.

Associate of Art - Physical Education and Coaching

Continuing education:

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Safety & Security Train-the-Trainer (USCG).

Hazardous Waste Operations Supervisor (OSHA 40 Hour) Train-the-Trainer course (Cal EOS).

Texas Class “A” Commercial Truck Driver license with Tanker/Hazmat (San Jacinto College).

Continuity of Operations Professional Continuity Practitioner, Level 1 Certification (FEMA).

ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Lead Auditor course (Det Norske Veritas).

Designated Person Ashore (Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies).

Safety Management Systems Lead Auditor course (American Bureau of Shipping).

First Aid/CPR Train-the-Trainer course (American Red Cross).

American Petroleum Institute Work Safe Certification (API).

Basic Safety Training Plus (Houston Area Safety Council).

Explosive Materials Handling Supervisor course (USCG).

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