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Manager Management

Greeley, CO, 80634
June 15, 2018

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Greeley, CO 832-***-**** linkedin/in/michael.walker


Leader in Quality & Safety Management of People, Systems, & Equipment

Proven track record in “running services like a business.” Ensure asset integrity meets industry and corporate standards. Deliver top-tier Health, Safety, & Environmental (HSE) and business performance expectations. Leader in developing contracts, due diligence, reducing down time, coordinating schedules, & budgets. Coordinated start-ups & asset management on 6 continents with diverse teams and cultures. Skilled in project management with competing priorities. Projects completed on time and within budget.

Recognized for knowing how to get “best” out of people. Successful team builder, use effective collaborative approaches, and develop quality operations in multiple industries and challenging environments. Coach and nurture talent to exceed expectations. Receive comments from others, “Wherever you go, we want to work for you.” Areas of expertise include:

Team Leadership

Technical Auditing & Audit Development

HSE Management Systems

Project Management

OQ Management ISN, EWN, Pinion

Champion Behavioral-Based Safety


Rig & Well Service Equipment Commissioning

Production Operations


Blackeagle Energy Services. Berthoud, CO 2017 to 2018

EHS Manager (2017 to present)

Managed EHS Team supporting internal and external customer base. Led HAZARD mitigation for various projects. Identified training gaps in OQ Process and led effort to correct and simplify. Operations spanning from East to West. Key operations in Colorado, Central Texas, & Pennsylvania. Projects included Pipeline, Utility Tie-ins, and Facility builds. Implemented process improvement opportunities in training, hazard awareness, and improving safety culture.

Manage and ensure efficiency of OQ compliance for various customers.

Identify key barriers and prioritized action plan.

Assure people, equipment, and systems meet minimum requirements for efficiency and safety.

Establish list of competency requirements for HSE coordinators and safety stewards.

Mentor team, peers, and management, renewing focus on industry standards within business, identifying knowledge gaps.

Achieve HSE excellence through coaching, mentoring, auditing, and supporting field operations.

Create onboarding and training process for contractors.

Coordinate schedules and budgets.

SHELL OIL CO., Houston, TX 1998 to 2016

Global Rig, Start Team, Onshore Manager (2013 to 2016)

Evaluated drilling and well servicing companies regarding people, equipment, and systems. Provided business leaders with support and effective solutions to gaps. Improved HSE and operational performance. Quickly identified key barriers and prioritized action plan. Provided support across company. Dealt with competing priorities and team deployment.

Prioritized findings with long-delivery times, ensuring on-time delivery and drilling schedule for projects were met.

Assured people, equipment, and systems met minimum requirements for efficiency and safety; all projects delivered 90+ days with minimum downtime and zero HSE incidents.

Collaborated with diverse cultures and levels of management; established common goals between company and contractors, aligned company (Operations & Production), Bentec, and KCAD, saving $30K+, 1.5 days ahead of schedule.

Managed Start-up Team efficiently, meeting competing Global Business priorities, working projects in multiple stages across organization, delivering Key Global projects on time.

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HSE Team Lead, Commissioning and Competency (2005 to 2013)

Commissioned new assets and ensured competence of asset personnel. Led 14 staff and consultants covering North and South American Assets. Simultaneously supported 10 areas of operation and multiple countries.

Established list of competency requirements for HSE Techs; due to rapid growth in industry, drilling HSE competencies were low, achieving 100% competency for drilling HSE techs in 8 months.

Matured commissioning requirements and reporting for drilling and well servicing; due to rapid industry growth, equipment, people, and standards were low, diminishing HSE incidents/downtime 1st 90+ days.

Mentored team, peers, and management, renewing focus on industry standards within business, identifying knowledge gaps; expertise in start-ups was recognized as value-added skill.

HSE Senior Supervisor, New Orleans, LA (1998 to 2005)

Directed various HSE Teams in Wyoming and Louisiana. Achieved HSE excellence in drilling and well servicing operations through coaching, mentoring, auditing, and supporting field operations.

Audited operations against company and Industry Standards, 1st line of defense for safety, lessening incidents 60% each year to below peer and industry incident levels.

Created onboarding, training process for contractors, company requirements were not widely followed in industry, cutting training time from 6 to 4 hours, developing efficient training presentations.

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Production Foreman, Relief

Production Operations – Offshore production, managed field helicopter, cargo boat, and up to 15 personnel, managed production reports for field.


Production Operations – Sour Gas Plant Operations, 35% Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S).

Field Operations – Offshore Sour Gas monitor wells, pipeline pigging, and separation process.

Maintenance Operations – repair of pumps/equipment associated with production and field.

Lease Operations – monitored wells and reports.


Rig Inspection Workshop (Land, J/U, Platform Rigs), Lloyd’s Register Energy/IADC DIT, Houston, TX

BOSIET (Offshore Safety/Emergency), Falck Safety Services, Houston, TX

Leader of Communities (Leader Development Program), Kingdom Management Training, Houston, TX

ATE/EP04 Auditing in a Technical Environment (Corporate Auditor Certification), Kingdom Management Training, Houston, TX

Current: Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC Card), Passport, Global Entry, PEC SafeLand, Admin for ISN, EWN, OQSG


General Business Administration Courses


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