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Safety Manager

Carson City, NV, 89706
October 10, 2018

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Gary Wheeler

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To be associated with an organization where our mutual goals of quality solutions and profitability will be achieved.


Paladin Risk Management Ltd. 10/22/2013 – Present 250.00/Inspection

Risk Management Consultant/Construction Site Inspection Consultant - 3029 Blazing Star Drive Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

*Compliance reporting in written reports and photographs.

*Evaluate business practices to mitigate potential issues and claims.

*Provide documentation for claim adjusters, legal counsel and insurance carriers

*Inspect construction sites for compliance with State and Federal Regulations

*Provide detailed Reporting of compliant and non-compliant results

*Provide Risk Management Reviews and reports

*Provide Loss Prevention Reviews in narrative format

Basalite Concrete Products LLC Carson City, NV 8/26/2016 – 10/2/2018 65K

Regional Safety Coordinator 2500 Boeing Way Carson City, NV 89706

OSHA, MSHA, NDEP, City, State and County Compliance – 3 locations

Maintain Hazmat, Storm Water, Air Quality Permits & Smoke School Method Training and Evaluations

Reporting to all Subsidiary Levels

Maintain NVOSHA SHARP status – 2 Locations

Record Keeping and Program Availability, maintenance and Reviews – 3 Locations

Fire Suppression Systems inspections, Storm Water monitoring & Sampling – 3 Locations

Ensure that company-required programs or process are maintained.

Develop and Maintain Safety Programs from the regional office that support and integrate with current operations at the all levels - 3 locations.

Monthly Safety & Plant Inspections, Monthly Safety and Committee Meetings – 3 Locations

Record Keeping, Documentation, Accident and injury investigation, Root cause analysis and reporting. – 3 Locations

Develop Programs to move the company to electronic record keeping

Location specific task training – 3 Locations.

New employee orientation & Safety Training – 3 Locations

MRO Purchasing and Supply Inventory Maintenance – 2 Locations

New employee orientation

Complete Millwork Services Inc. Carson City, NV 2/4/2013 – 8/26/2016 22.00/hr

Safety Officer 4909 Goni Rd. Suite A. Carson City, NV 89706

*Manage and maintain all aspects of Safety & Health Programs & written plans, IIPP and sub-programs for facilities in Carson City, NV, Las Vegas, NV & Santa Clara CA and related construction sites

*Ensure Companywide compliance for Fed OSHA, CAL OSHA, NDEP, EPA, DOT, FMCSA, Local law enforcement, Fire Marshall, Workers Comp Insurance Carrier regarding Industrial and Construction Regulations & updates.

*Safety Training, inspections & Enforcement at all sites, New Employee Safety Training.

*Incident/Accident root cause Investigation & reporting.

*Recommend policy changes and additional safety programs, practices and procedures

*Maintain accurate and effective record keeping

*Manage & Dispose of Hazardous Waste Record keeping and reporting.

*Small tool distribution and repair company wide

*MRO Purchasing

The Home Depot Carson City, NV 8/29/2013 – 8/27/2016 10.00/hr

Sales Associate 921 Jacks Valley Rd, Carson City, NV 89705

*Safety In Focus Team Member

*Provide excellent customer service Storewide

*Operate Material Handing Equipment as approved by internal training

Grace Community Church Gardnerville, NV 11/2004 – 9/2012 5300.00/mo

Administrator/Ops/Facilities Manager 2320 Heybourne Rd, Minden, NV 89423

Reason for leaving: Personal Family matters

*Building and Facilities maintenance - Manage and maintain all facilities in conjunction with Grace Community Church & Grace Christian Academy.

*Compliance, Safety and Health Manager for Grace Community Church and Grace Christian Academy

*Project planning, preparation of cost estimates, budgets, scheduling and project management.

*Supervision of skilled and semi-skilled workers.

*Administration all functions of Grace Community Church

*Bookkeeper, Webmaster, Database Manager

*Administrate Church Building Project 20,000 sq ft. including 2.65 Million Bond Program

*Supervise Janitorial staff /Coordinate Volunteers

*Media Ministry Manager

*Office Manager

*Grace Christian Academy Planning Committee

*Grace Christian Academy Board member

*Nevada Notary Public - Bonded

City of Refuge Gardnerville, NV 12/2002 – 11/2004

House Parent/Facilities Maintenance 952 Qadosh Rd. Gardnerville, NV 89410

Reason for leaving: to Work for Grace Community Church

*Manage and maintain all facilities in conjunction with Grace Comm. Ch. Including Church, and City of Refuge.

*Janitorial on all church Sites

*Tape Ministry, and Admin

*House Parents @ City of Refuge - a Nevada Non-Profit Organization

American Backflow Services Inc. Portland, OR 01/2001 – 10/2002 19.50/hr

Manager 5905 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Reason for leaving: to go to Nevada, City of Refuge

*Manage and maintain all facets of backflow device testing and services in accordance with local, state and federal laws and codes.

*Manage Safety and Compliance Issues for the Backflow Department of American Plumbing

*Maintain test scheduling of current customer database.

*Conduct sales calls on new accounts and prospects.

*Maintain billing procedures.

*Customer Service and problem solving with over the phone and in field trouble-shooting.

*Supervise and dispatch crew of testers and maintain training, quality control and morale.

*Certified Backflow tester OR/WA and Confined space certified per in-house program.

Gunderson Inc. Portland, OR 8/1991 – 1/2001 18.45/hr

4350 NW Front Ave, Portland, OR 97210 Warehouse Lead 9/97-1/01

Reason for leaving: Hired to Manage American Backflow Services

Promoted to Warehouse Lead in 97 (see below). Duties included all that are associated with purchasing and inventory control of Maintenance, Repair and Operations parts in a large manufacturing facility of 1300 persons.

*Purchasing, Ordering, Shipping, Receiving, Problem Solving, Organization, Reporting & Planning for Maintenance Departments in U.S., Canada, Poland and Mexico Plants.

*Maintained inventory of 25,000 parts in a 100,000 sq ft warehouse.

*Schedule and coordinated vendor and contractor work with production and maintenance schedule.

*Maintain local and national vendor relations.

*Preliminary work of implementing a P-card system and necessary logistics from purchasing through receiving.

*Reporting of annual and monthly departmental budget on multi-account Departmental Basis.

*Manage and maintain three databases and facilitate upgrading computers in Maintenance dept.

*Supervise Database conversions and version upgrades for the Maintenance Department.

*Developed Access Database to fit interdepartmental, departmental and company wide needs.

*Review applications for hiring new personnel, Training for Maintenance Personnel

*Hazmat Trained by Marine & Environmental Testing Inc.

*Supervise & Train Warehouse Crew of 4; Distribute parts to 1300 persons

Painter 8/91-9/97

*Prep and apply various products as needed in accordance with OSHA requirements for safety and visibility

*Perform all facets of painting requirements on Industrial, Commercial & Automotive applications (Brush, roll, spray, conventional, airless and electrostatic)

*Repair/recondition Rolling Stock Vehicles & Heavy Equipment

*Interior/exterior office remodeling and new construction

*Operate Forklift and other equipment and vehicles

*Various maintenance skills, minor welding and machinery repair as needed

Wichita Sanitation Milwaukee, OR 12/1990 - 8/1991

Collector 4825 SE Arden St, Portland, OR 97222

Reason for leaving: to work for Gunderson Inc.

*Collected recyclable and non-recyclable refuse

*Instructed accounts on recycling procedures

*Customer Service

Knez Building Materials Clackamas, OR 8/1990 -12/1990

Warehouseman/Retail Sales 8185 SW Hunziker St. Tigard, OR 97223

*Organized shipping and receiving system of 150,000 sq. ft warehouse containing wallboard/door/hardware

*Forklift operator, various types and sizes of stock trucks

*Daily customer service and interaction

Staff Jennings Portland, OR 1/1989–8/1990

Service Advisor Shop is now closed.

*Supervised three technicians

*Evaluated service quality control on all boat repairs

*Maintained warranty claims with manufacturers and vendors

*Scheduled service appointments. Sustained customer relations and billing procedures

United States Navy San Diego, CA 2/1986 - 1/1989

Third Class Petty Officer/ Boatswains Mate


Quickbooks, Dreamweaver, Macromedia Suite, Microsoft Windows, MSOffice Suite & Internet Products, Visibility, various email programs, Adobe Acrobat, Macromedia Suite and International Interchange


2018 Business Training Experts – Certificate in Leadership Essentials

2016 Associate of Safety & Health Management – Institute for Safety & Health Management

2016 Certified Safety and Health Practitioner, NVOSHA SCATS

2015 Red Cross Certified 1st Aid, CPR, Infant CPR, AED

2015 DOT Hazardous Waste Manifest Training

2014 NDEP Hazardous Waste Refresher, Reno, NV

2003 Nevada Department of Corrections Volunteer Training Carson City, NV

1993-1996 Portland Community College/Clackamas Community College Portland, OR

Computer Information Systems, General Education requirements, Transcript available on request.

USN Pac Fleet San Diego, CA Fire Fighting, Damage Control, Small boat Coxswain, Pilot Rescue Swimmer, Cosal Training

1981-1982 Universal Technical Institute Phoenix, AZ Certificate in Diesel and Auto Mechanics

National and Regional Member – ABPA (American Backflow Prevention Association)


Steve Terry – Regional Environment Health Safety Manager at Beacon Roofing Supply – 210-***-****

J.P Hooks – Manager of Research Support Services at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida - 813-***-****

Phil Cowee – Nevada State Director - United States Department of Agriculture - 775-***-****

Jeremy Anthony – Basalite Concrete Products – Regional Manager - 775-***-****

Tom Talbot – Owner - Talbot Construction Inc. 360-***-****

David R. Gamble – Douglas County Ninth District Judge (Ret.) – 775-***-****

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