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Lancaster, California, United States
Posted:
March 16, 2019

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ERNESTO LOPEZ

ac8sx5@r.postjobfree.com

***** **** **. **** *********, California 93534

424-***-**** Cell

OBJECTIVES

Establishing a professional career in industrial, commercial, aviation/aerospace industry facilitating skills in safety administration, safety engineering, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and/or collaboration in technical areas. EDUCATION/TRAINING

FIRE PROTECTION/SAFETY ENGINEER & HSE SPECIALIST

California State University Los Angeles

May 2009 Fire Protection Administration and Technology

· Emergency medical technician.

· Hazmat technician.

· First Aid, AED & CPR First Responder.

· Confined space awareness technician.

· Knowledge and experience in safety engineering and fire prevention.

· Knowledge and experience in leadership and team building. FEMA Emergency Management Agency

Present Certification in Emergency Management

COMPETENCIES

· Proven leadership.

· Bilingual English/Spanish (Read, Speak, Write).

· Management of incident and accident reports.

· ISO/CAL OSHA/OSHA/ANSI standard implementation.

· Risk assessment, analysis, mitigation, and prevention driven.

· Revision and creation of operational control doc.; fire, hazmat, electrical, etc.

· Coordinating and performing safety training for internal and sub-contract employees. Safety training and public speaking for large groups.

· Excellent communication skills and comprehensive analytical, reading and writing skills

EXPERIENCE

HASA, Inc. Saugus, California

EHS Safety Coordinator

July 2018 - February 2019

Responsible for providing support for all EHS aspects at a chemical manufacturing facility. Responsibilities included trends analysis and associated action and emergency planning, incident root cause investigation, risk assessment, change management, new initiatives, involvement with internal and external audits, regulatory compliance, program/procedure development and implementation, etc. Evaluated EHS risks and prescribed the necessary preventative and/or corrective measures in coordination with the EHS management team. Facilitated and maintained effective communication with management, team members and area leads regarding EHS program implementation, hazard identification, trends, and progress against goals.

Responsibilities included oversight of federal/state regulated Risk Management Plan

(RMP), Process Safety Information (PSI), Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, and Site Security Plan. Coordinated with internal staff and external contractors in order to accomplish regulatory compliance and safety related specific projects. Performed training on a variety of Environmental Health and Safety topics which included: Risk Management Plan (RMP), Chemical Manufacturing, GHS Hazard Communication, Chemical Railcar Safety, DOT Hazmat Training, Production, Emergency Response & Drill, Safe Operations, etc. Maintained record keeping and control of all related EHS documentation. Utilized training manager software in order to log training assignment completion, reports and review of training metrics. Chemical Management – administered the requirements of the Chemical Management program and drove compliance with applicable regulations. Coordinated completion of area chemical inventories & audits. Reviewed and approved chemicals for use at facility. Maintained active/approved chemical list for the business ensuring compliance with current SDS information readily available. Drove awareness and continuous improvement related to chemical labeling, storage

& handling, program which was governed under municipal fire department, CUPA, CALARP, EPA, Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

PHILLIPS & JORDAN Sonora, California

HSE Generalist

February 2017 - March 2018

As an HSE Generalist was responsible for implementing and monitoring (field) site specific, health, safety, and environmental (HSE) operations and tasks at assigned job sites. The position required performing risk management activities, report writing, compliance auditing, training, program development, near miss reporting, incident investigation, data trending and analysis, conducting safety meetings and briefings

(daily, weekly, etc.), providing site specific guidance for HSE related items, and other responsibilities as needed. Producing weekly/monthly master report utilized for statistical tracking and record keeping of HSE field and training activities. Roles and responsibilities which included inspections, audits, assessments, and safety meetings with work crews and project managers.

Coordinated with multiple safety managers on multiple projects focused primarily in California and other states. Assisted in the development and deployment of HSE standard operating procedures and best management practices. Provided direction, leadership, safety data interpretation, inspection of jobsite PPE rescue and HSE – related equipment. Taking a proactive approach to immediately correct unsafe acts, conditions and/or at risk behaviors utilizing mentoring and coaching techniques. Provided recommendations to improve health safety and environmental conditions of facilities, equipment, inspections, etc. Provided guidance to all employees within safe work practices according to OSHA, CAL OSHA and ANSI laws and regulations. Communicated with internal and sub-contract field safety supervisors and managers on a multi-regional project. Independently performed Serious Incident and Fatality

(SIF) incident investigations/reporting, collaborating with personnel to identify root cause and contributing factors leading to accident/injury. Responded to emergency situations and provide assistance to anyone requiring medical aid. Provided CPR/First Aid training and onboard safety training specific to risks/hazards (Electrical awareness training, HAZCOM, PPE, Heavy equipment, etc.). TSI CONSULTANTS Queretaro de Arteaga, Querétaro

Consultant & Instructor

August 2014 - Present

Contracted to perform revision of training material and manuals that the consulting firm utilized to train industrial companies on a regional and national level. Working as a team and under pressure to accomplish company objectives. Also tasked with performing fire and hazmat training; onsite theoretical and practical exercises. GMS / Thousand Oaks, California

Construction Laborer

July 2016 - December 2016

General construction laborer, utilized for the installation of water main, electrical, and gas lines. Performed trenching and construction duties which required working with and/or around heavy machinery, pneumatic and electrical power tools, bobcats, tractors, excavators, compactors, jackhammers, etc. Duties included establishing and maintaining communication with on-site supervisors and project managers, providing translation during projects.

SAMSUNG Queretaro de Arteaga, Querétaro

Industrial Safety Engineer - Fire Systems & Emergency Planning August 2015 - December 2015

Contracted to ensure and implement compliance with applicable local and federal, fire and building codes and standards by assisting in the review of fire protection specifications and procedures. Collaborating in the review and approval of designs

(e.g. construction, fire protection systems, production and manufacturing processes). Assisting in the performance of general fire protection analyses (e.g. hydraulic calculations) and fire system tests/evaluations (e.g. acceptance, periodic) to minimize the impact of the potential losses, compliance with requirements and protect people, property and the environment. Ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures by participating in design reviews and approvals (e.g. construction, fire protection systems, production and manufacturing processes), assisting in performance of general fire protection analyses and assisting in fire inspections and systems tests, to minimize the impact of potential fire losses and maintain the compliance with requirements, and protect people, property and the environment. Assisting in the revision of company standards, processes and procedures by teaming with internal customers to comply with applicable codes and standards to enhance fire safety for the company.

Supporting the determination of the applicability of ISO/EHS insurance standards and recommendations to the business by assisting with internal/external audits, continuous improvement projects, surveys and fire system tests to develop and revise company protection specifications and procedures, making recommendations to company management, and advising internal fire and life safety representatives, vendors, partners and government agencies of the company position. Performed general inspection of fire systems within various industrial plants to monitor; fire hydrants, electric fire systems, fire sprinkler system, standpipe system, fire pumps, fire extinguishers, automatic fire suppression systems (CO2, FHC23), fire safety measures, etc.

Chevron Oronite San Juan del Rio, Queretaro

Supervisor Industrial Safety EHS / Fire & Hazmat Training Specialist October 2014 - February 2015

Contracted by the company on a month to month basis to realize a series of continuous improvements in a high risk chemical plant. Which included conducting a general risk assessment of the entire chemical plant. I also was tasked with revising company policy. I elaborated company manuals and revised standard operating procedures in order to streamline chemical plant operations in industrial safety and emergency operation matters. My duties included the training of a workforce of 100 + chemical workers by putting on Fire & HAZMAT training coursework which included, theoretical and practical curriculum. Working with emergency management personnel and supervisors in order to attain milestones and safety related goals. United States Forest Service Pinecrest, California USA Firefighter Specialist

May 2010 - May 2014

All emergency response Fire Engine. Coordinating with Municipal and State agencies in order to effectively carry out specific EMS, Hazmat, Fire, etc. response duties on a local, regional and national level. Knowledge of fire behavior including causes of fire, influence of temperature, humidity, wind, topography, slope and fuel moisture conditions in order to know where to attack the fire, build fire line and where to properly position a fire crew squad to suppress a wildfire. Performance of fire suppression techniques, methods and conditions to be able to make assignments to crew members, accurately analyze complex fire circumstances, determine when additional forces may be needed, or determine when circumstances warrant withdrawal of crew to safe locations. Performance of the methods and procedures associated with wildland fire suppression to resolve a full range of irregular or problem situations when suppressing wildland fires. Performance of technical firefighting such as, but not limited to, fire engine and pump operations, handcrew operations and/or helicopter operations to enable the incumbent to function in assigned capacities and to lead others in those duties if necessary. County of Los Angeles Fire Dept. Forestry Division Los Angeles, California Fire Prevention/Education Specialist

November 2007- May 2009

Performing nursery and forestry duties related to propagation and field planting. Under the supervision of professional forestry personnel, prepared planting sites, planted trees, cultivated seedlings, maintained and repaired forestry facilities, landscaped Fire Department facilities, conducted emergency oak tree inspections, and performed other related activities as assigned. Conducted field demonstrations as part of the conservation education program. Typically working in isolated, remote areas which required to hike or climb to in rugged terrain. Operated heavy equipment and participated in emergency related activities, which required prolonged hours without sleep. Assisted in the training of LA County Fire Inmate crews in the use of hand tools in the application of forestry related work. Assisted in promotional and educational activity of having contact and correspondence with 1000 + of citizens at public events. Operated bobcat, chainsaws, hand tools, wood chipper, heavy vehicles, dump trucks, etc.

County of Los Angeles Fire Department Los Angeles, California Student Professional Worker - Communications Department September 2007- November 2007

Working within the confines of LA County Fire Headquarters, Communications Department, in the role of internal communications. Bringing about actions that seek to give light of the daily work day, heroic or technical abilities of Fire Department staff. Interviewing and collaborating on news articles and stories which recognized their efforts to better help stimulate internal relations. Duties included taking charge of and bringing internal mail to multiple sites. In evacuation times during emergencies, carrying out the specific duty of communicating with the affected community during emergency situations . Directed the public to safe geographical points within their community. During times of crisis corresponded with several news media companies; television, radio, newspaper, etc. keeping them informed of fire progression, directing them to points of contact, and safe refuge areas. Administrative duties included the preparation of Fire Department internal memos, department newsletter, policy review, color coded organization, and conducting specific job related interviews.

United States Forest Service Mammoth Lakes, California USA Firefighter & Technology Assistant

April 2007 – September 2007

Performing a variety of forestry and vegetation management functions. Strict emphasis on fuels data management in order to gather information within experimental forests and minimal impact wilderness areas. Coordinating with federal agency forestry supervisors/fire management officers/natural resource managers in order to accomplish mission specific misión objectives,strategies, and appropriate tactics. Working as a self sufficient and highly skilled unit for extended time periods in isolated/remote areas. Common equipment utilized included; data management software, computers, chainsaws, weather monitoring equipment, electronic USB relative humidity and temp tracking devices, an assorted variety of technical and forestry equipment.

United States Forest Service Sonora, California USA Hotshot Firefighter

May 2005 – November 2006

Tasked with the duty to respond to to fires on a local and national level. Part of a Hotshot crew comprised of 20 high capacity and trained personnel. Extinguishing wildfires and accomplishing specific vegetation management duties which included thinning, fuel sampling, species identification, and prescribed fire projects. Working directly with helicopters, fixed wing aircraft, heavy equipment, chainsaws, and specialized equipment.

Health Net Inc. Lancaster, California USA

Administrator & EHS Coordinator

December 1998 – April 2004

Tasked with coordinating the workload of a team of 50+ customer service workers in a call center environment and planning EHS, safety related functions . Point of contact and responsible of payroll and timekeeping functions and reports, planning agenda, mass data management and scanning of sensitive claims documents. Management of OSHA program and compliance with applicable regulations, federal and local laws. Analysis of losses, prevention of waste, accident reports, etc. Maintaining contact excellent communication with internal and external components to maintain efficient operations.

REFERENCES

Oscar Arias Skywest Airline Captain 626-***-**** Athanasio Sanchez Tehachapi Penitentiary Supervisor 661-***-**** Luis Lomelli Firefighter 209-***-****

Daniel Plasencia Firefighter 562-***-****

Amy Lozano LA County Fire Comm. Supervisor 323-***-****



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