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Analytical Environmental, Safety & Ind. Hygiene Site Coordinator

Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
January 27, 2019

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KELLY RESUME

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PROFILE SUMMARY

Analytical Environmental, Safety & Industrial Hygiene Site Coordinator with a deep understanding of the interaction between safety + environmental hazards and worker health in commercial settings. Competent with sampling and analysis of potential hazards. Strong background in science with a strong interest in the impact of environment on health.

CORE COMPETENCE

Environmental assessments Occupational Health Microsoft Word - Advanced General Security OSHA and EPA Regulations Safety Engineering Project Management Risk Management Data Analysis and Statistics General Environmental Engineering Team Building and Leadership Industrial Hygiene Engineering Detail-Oriented Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills Microsoft Office Suite Strategic Thinking Problem Solving Systems Evaluation Solid Waste Management/ Environmental Risk Mitigation

HIGHLIGHT QUALIFICATION

Health/Ind. Hygiene, Safety and Environment professional with international + Canadian experience & training.

Canada Safety Tickets:

Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Confined Space Entry & Monitor;

OSSA Fire Watch Safety;

Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09);

Respiratory Protection;

Fall Protection (Alberta Edition);

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) Awareness;

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) 1988 & 2015;

Energy Safety Canada (ENFORM) electronic General Safety Orientation (eGSO);

Energy Safety Canada (ENFORM) H2S Alive;

Standard First Aid with AED & CPR;

Canadian Natural Resource Ltd (CNRL) Horizon Contractor Orientation (parts 1 & 2);

Fit Testing;

Audiometric Test;

Industrial/Skill Trades – Health & Safety Fundamentals Awareness;

OSSA Basic Safety Orientation;

Confined Space Entry (CSE) Technician;

Installation and Commissioning*

TeQShield Guardian Remote Technology Operrations;

Imperial Oil Fundamentals of Safety;

Certified Environmental Professional-in-training (EPt) by ECO Canada/Canadian Environmental Certification Approvals Board (CECAB): www.cecab.org/public/roster.

Linkedin professional profile link: www.linkedin.com/in/chijioke-agbassi

Earned Master’s degree in Environmental Studies with Canadian Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) report;

OSHAcademy (USA) Professional;

Experience in working as part of teams in delivering projects with zero Lost Time Injury (LTI);

Site/Field, as well as office/administrative, experience;

Self-motivated and flexible with strong team-building, interpersonal and communication skills;

Skilled in computer use – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Email, Internet, etcetera;

Alberta Construction Safety Association – Health & Safety Administrator (HSA) designation (in view);

Remarkable analytical and problem-solving abilities;

Proficient sampling techniques;

Design programs to minimize or eliminate poor worker health due to environmental hazards;

Solid understanding of complex systems;

Strong understanding of laws, regulations, rules, and requirements pertaining to occupational health;

Attention to detail and strong observational abilities.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TeQShield Operator & HSE (Safety) Watch/Rep Aug 2017 – date

United Safety Ltd, Airdrie, AB

Effectively ensured good housekeeping, maintain air quality alertness, monitor wind direction, chemical spill cleanup and response, monitor drainage around work areas, ensure proper waste management, etcetera.

Successfully perform incident reports to determine root cause in order to eliminate future incidents.

Responsible for communicating with clients to effectively resolve issues and ensure client satisfaction.

Oversaw multiple software applications in order to systematize training records, reports, and client specific requirements.

Proficiently conducted and completed incident investigations and reports.

Work in the oilsands for clients such as Canadian Natural Resources, Syncrude, Imperial Oil, Suncor Energy, etcetera.

Service Representative (Warehouse Operations) Sept 2016 – Aug 2017 SCI Logistics Inc., Calgary, AB

Provided data entry (using SAP/company inventory software).

Successfully maintained pre-sale goals to achieve the group goal to be the company-wide winner of the season.

Successfully ensured correctness of order items from the scanner while picking

Proficiently conducted packing of order items.

Effectively answered customer questions, investigated and corrected errors, following customer and establishment records.

Responsible for facilitating weekly morale-building techniques to inspire the other customer service representatives.

Customer Service Representative Aug 2016 - Sept 2016 The Network Inc., (Divine Marketing Inc Calgary, AB

Proactive ability to provide answers to questions regarding clients’ programs and services.

Successfully maintained and adapted to changing demands and shifting policies.

Effectively worked independently and as part of a team.

Proficiently assisted colleagues administratively - typing letters, memos, and reports.

Responsible for creating customer satisfaction survey utilizing Microsoft Word to drastically reduce potential problems.

HSE - Environmental & Ind. Hygiene Site Coordinator Sept 2011 – Aug 2016 Total Exploration and Production Ltd (TEPNG), Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Northern Option Pipeline Project – NOPL, OML 58 Upgrade)

Project Over-view:

1.NOPL 24” X 50 km (Swamp and 3 No River Crossings) Pipeline

2.2 No Above Ground Gas Processing (AGI) Nodes

Some Project Highlights:

One of the 1st major domestic gas projects in Nigeria

Deployment of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) for River crossings

Deployment of Auger/Thrust Boring for major road crossings

Over 13 million man-hours worked with 1 Lost Time Injury (LTI)

Other highlights

Proactive ability to provide Health, Safety & Environment advice and leadership on site.

Successfully ensured that activities on site are covered by Permit to Work.

Participated in and monitored HAZOPS, HAZID, HSE audits, reviews, incident and accident investigation.

Consistently supervised safety support staff.

Proficiently conducted risk assessment audits of buildings and equipment.

HSE Officer June 2010 – Aug 2011 Omega Maritime and Energy Ltd (OMEL Drilling), Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Superior Rig 4 Work over/Re-Completion for Total Exploration & Production Nigeria, OB 119)

Consistently ensured all persons (crew members, service company personnel, visitors) on the rig received proper HSE orientation and training.

Proactive ability to provide leadership for analyzing Observation (OBS) Card trends and suggesting actions for improvements.

Successfully performed hazard evaluations on site including field and road related hazards.

Trained all new crew members and continually trained and re-trained crew personnel.

Project Researcher/HSE June 2009 – Nov 2009 Eco-mesh (GreenSoilutions) Ltd, Glasgow, UK (Project: Remediation of contaminated Former Manufactured Gas Plant site in Glasgow)

Proficiently assisted with achieving health, safety & environmental deliverables on the project.

Resolved client issues and provided sales support by managing special project timelines and budgets.

Consistently organized record keeping and generated written lab/site reports, as well as presentations to lab (research) group.

Waste Analyst/Line Operative November 2008 – May 2009 Shanks Waste Solutions (Shanks Group Plc), Blochairn Recycling Facility, Blochairn Road, Glasgow, UK

Reviewed, edited, and coordinated comment resolution for regulatory documents.

Consistently developed the project controls schedule to meet regulatory requirements.

Successfully conducted waste segregation, volume & impact analysis, and trends.

Effectively maintained detailed records of completed tasks.

Senior Environmental Officer December 2004 – September 2008

Willbros International Nig. Ltd. (now Ascot Flowlines Ltd), Choba, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Proactive ability to provide various levels of leadership, supervision, data interpretation, particularly within the unit.

Liaised with other departments/units on health, safety and environmental matters as required.

Responsible for identifying potential or actual areas of non-compliance through audits or inspections.

Consistently developed and maintained facility safety and environmental internal audit programs.

Environmental Officer January 2003 – November 2004

DSNL Offshore Ltd, Port Harcourt, Nigeria (Project: Offshore Gas Gathering System, Bonny Island)

Successfully monitored storage space and air quality of project base.

Successfully conducted water and soil sampling to verify the presence of petroleum hydrocarbons and others

Proactive ability to provide leadership for spill control.

Proficiently assisted with management of hazardous waste program.

Consistently developed, reviewed and updated specific environmental and safety program.

Marketing Officer/Manager February 2000 – December 2002

Fountain Links (Petroleum Products) Ltd., Port Harcourt

Successfully managed operations, sales and profit generation (increased profits by 20%).

Proactive ability to prepare various accounts, statements, documents.

Proficiently assisted with/conducted new hire interviews and new hire onboarding.

Effectively handled and assisted with special projects from Marketing Leadership Team as needed.

Microbiology/Quality Supervisor, Mich-Paul Laboratories August 1998 – August 1999

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Proficiently maintained the integrity of the laboratory through the introduction of weekly lab cleaning and maintenance procedures.

Effectively monitored product and environmental results for trends with action taken as needed.

Proactive ability to perform rapid test methods when requested.

Consistently organized labs in several sections of water/soil, quality, industrial/biotechnology, food, medical.

VOLUNTARY WORK

Volunteer Client Advisor April 2009 - Nov 2009

Easter House Citizens Advice Bureau, Glasgow

Provided free, professional advice on financial (especially debt and credit related) and other matters to clients.

Training modules included consumerism, interview skills, introduction to benefits, social fund, law & government, case recording & social policy, employment, ill health & disability, introduction to debt, disability living allowance, calculating benefits, among others.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERHIP

Eco Canada; Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, CIWM (UK); Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, IEMA (UK); AIESEC Strathclyde LC (UK); American Society for Microbiology (ASM); OSHAcademy (USA) Professional.

ADDITIONAL TRAININGS/SEMINARS ATTENDED

Root Cause Analysis (Canada); Change and Lean (Canada); General Rig Safety Training (Nigeria); Building Common Grounds In Cross Disciplinary Processes, Projects and Alliances (UK); Climate Change: Adaptation, Mitigation, Policy (UK); Getting Better Value from Strategic Environmental Assessment (UK); Development of Self-sustaining Smoldering Combustion as a Remediation Technology for Hazardous Organic Liquids [UK]; Resource Efficiency and Minimization of Waste in the Built Environment [UK]; Emergency First Aid & CPR [UK]; Manual Handling (UK); Credit Advice Training (UK); First Aid & Fire Fighting Courses (Nigeria); Office Ergonomics; Electrical Risk and Prevention; Industrial Hygiene Awareness; Safe Chemical Handling; Others.

EDUCATION

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

Earned MSc in Environmental Studies

Key Modules: Applied Strategic Environmental Assessment, Sustainable Development,

International Environmental Policy, Research Methods, Environmental

Management Systems, Pollution & Rehabilitation of Degraded Ecosystems,

Water and Environmental Management, Environmental Economics, Waste

Management and Landfill design

Dissertation: “Bio-remediation (in situ) of Contaminated Sludge and Groundwater: Microbial

Response during Optimization”

This research project deals with the application of a mobile clean up technology in the remediation of a former gas manufactured plant site and with potentials for application to oil exploration, dredging and other activities.

Presentations: “A consideration of oil spills in Nigeria’s Niger Delta and approaches for prevention and remediation”.

“The decreasing cost of telecommunication equipment means that telecommunication is increasingly in competition with transport: a discussion on the likely impacts of this trend on developed and developing countries”.

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

Earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Key Modules: Production Management, Analytical Techniques, Business Finance,

Accounting, Basic Marketing, Entrepreneurship Development, Quantitative Methods, Computing

University of Nigeria, Nigeria

Earned a BSc Hons Microbiology

Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu, Nigeria

Senior Secondary School Certificate

CHIJIOKE AGBASSI

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