Mark Torrez BEE, ERM
Houston, Texas 77090
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Dec 2011 - Construction Safety Professionals, Inc. – BP – Subsea HSSE Advisor for various Present projects such as SP89e, MadDog Phase 2, Nakika Phase 3, Galapagos, CRS, Juniper on various vessels/facilities i.e., ASCO, Viking Poseidon, Ross Candies, Skandi Neptune, Deep Blue, etc. Duties also include attending various meeting associated with the above mentioned projects i.e., HAZIDS, GO/NO GO, HAZOPS, reviewing plans, procedures, and policies, On Call for any/all incidents associated with the projects, as well as other duties required of the Subsea HSSE Advisor position.
Sept 2010 - Construction Safety Professionals, Inc. – BP – Provided HSSE support for the Macondo Present Incident at various locations such as; Houma Command Center, Grand Isle, Hope Island, Fourchon, Q1200, Boa Sub C. Supported the Houston Westlake Command Center supporting vessel and HSSE personnel rotations for approximately 200+ vessels, locating and providing PPE, personnel for training on respirators, fit testing, etc., as well as other duties required of me during the incident, cleanup, and well shutdown. Currently still associated as the HSSE Advisor Lead for the Containment Response System Project which is located at the ASCO facility in Houston dock area. Nov. 2009- Construction Safety Professionals, Inc. – BP Oil – Site HSSE Advisor for the Sept. 2010 Galapagos/Isabella campaign located at the Cameron facility in Berwick Louisiana. Duties included preparing, training, organizing the facility and personnel for the upcoming project startup to comply with Cameron and BP policies and procedures. Conducted site HSSE walkthroughs, audits, and inspections, met with project visitors, new BP/contract personnel, site orientation, JSEA’s, toolbox talks, shift meetings, first aid, incident reporting, project hours, and various other HSSE duties required by the project and BP. Nov. 2007- Construction Safety Professionals, Inc. - BP Oil Offshore – Currently a contracted Nov. 2009 HSE Advisor for various Subsea and Wells projects throughout the Gulf of Mexico for various Offshore Rigs and vessels such as The Heerma Thialf crane vessel, The Edison Chouest anchor boat, The Max Chouest, The Seacor Vanguard and Seacor Vantage boats, and the Boa Deep Sea ship conducting SEPLA (Anchor) installations and recovery, TREE installations and recovery, Pile installations, PLET Installations, Mooring and De mooring work, Various Rig moves, as well as other projects. Duties also included but not limited to first aid during an Incident, Incident Investigation and reports, Training, Safety meetings and various other duties.
June 2007 – P2S Seco - BP Refinery Texas City, TX, P2S, HSE Supervisor for demolition Oct 2007 of FCC#3 Precipitations Unit. (Departed to take contracting position with BP. (I was invited back if I did not want to stay with BP)
January 2007- P2S Seco - Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Winnie, TX – HSE Advisor for dismantling June 2007 a degassing facility, and rebuilding in Freeport, TX. January 2006 - P2S Seco – BP Thunder Horse – Gulf of Mexico Dec. 2006 Safety Advisor: Duties include overseeing the safety and health of approximately 250 P2S/Seco personnel during all aspects of their job while working on the BP Thunder Horse Oil Platform, which is currently offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. These duties may include, but is not limited to, training, safety audits, safety meetings, and team member of the BP safety group, along with various other duties. Mark Torrez 2019 2
January 2005 - Professional Safety Associates, Inc. (PSAI)/Shell Frontier Oil Company, Rifle, January 2006 Colorado
Construction Manager/Person-In-Charge (PIC): Duties include overseeing all subcontractors working on the Freeze Wall Test project located in the Rockies of Colorado such as the safety department, concrete contractors, pipe erection contractor, excavation/dirt contractor, etc., overseeing a budget of $160 million dollars, meeting construction schedules, updating MOC’s of the project, blueprints, electrical, etc., which involved a crew of 150 team members. Responsible for formal and informal conferences/meetings with Shell Oil Corporate office in Houston, local, state and federal agencies, subcontractor corporate offices, along with various other duties. Duties with PSAI include Safety and Environmental Trainer in various OSHA/EPA required courses, safety audits and inspections, along with various other duties. August 2004 - Brand Scaffold Services, Inc. Corpus Christi, Texas August 2005 Field Safety Supervisor: Responsible for the safety of approximately 250 Brand employees and 1500 other contract employees for the Thunder Horse Oil Platform, worlds largest oil platform owned by BP/Conoco, which was under construction at the Kiewit Offshore facility located in Ingleside, Texas for approximately four (4) months. Safety for the Valero Refining Turnaround for approximately six (6) weeks during maintenance and repair of the Catalyst, PRU, Flue Gas, Alky, and various other units. Performed training, audits, inspections, First Aid (when required), and various other duties. Assist the safety manager in writing programs; toolbox talks, training courses and various other programs, along with various other duties as required by the safety manager.
May 2002 – Rabalais I&E Construction, Inc. Corpus Christi, Texas August 2004 Corporate Safety Manager: Responsible for all aspects of the company safety department for the Corpus Christi, San Antonio and Dallas offices along with the safety of approximately 400 employees throughout these facilities. Responsible for writing and/or updating all company programs, plans, procedures and training courses as required by corporate, local, state, and/or federal requirements. Performed safety audits, inspections, incident/accident/near miss investigations when required, safety training and/or meetings, air and hearing conservation monitoring, and various other safety, health and environmental duties required of my position. Approved member of the ABC/OSHA “CLAS” Partnership Program, “Platinum Award for Safety Excellence” recipient for the second year, “ABC 2003 Safety Award” recipient, established and maintained an OSHA TRIR of .84 (previous 1.97 TRIR) for the year 2003 & 2004 April 2001 - BE&K/Terranext, Grand Prairie, Texas
May 2002 Manager of Texas Operations/Corporate Safety Manager: Responsible for all aspects of office management, budgeting, sales/marketing, project scheduling, ordering supplies, equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE), materials, audits, safety inspections, primary contact for TNRCC emergency responses throughout Texas, safety consultant and trainer for various clients, corporate safety manager, OSHA, U.S. EPA, and United States Department of Education Certified Instructor, along with providing safety support for all other BE&K offices throughout the United Sates. Emergency Response and Safety Manager for Anthrax sampling, decontamination and remediation, after 9/11 attack, of various government facilities located in Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland, Kentucky, and Michigan. Performed various duties regarding stachybotris
(black mold) such as sampling, analysis and remediation throughout Texas. Mark Torrez BEE, ERM
1815 Woerner Rd.,
Houston, Texas 77090
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September 1998- Engineering Safety Consultants, Dallas, Texas April 2001 Environmental Engineer/Safety Consultant: Perform safety audits/inspections, safety meetings, job safety analysis, accident, incident and fatality investigations, review and/or rewrite company safety plans, site specific safety plans, hazard communication programs, and various other required programs as needed, train and certify clients and their employees on 8, 24 and 40 hour HazWoper, 10 hour OSHA (construction), fall protection, forklift, man lift and scissor lift, respiratory fit testing and training (half-face, full-face, SAR, SCBA, APR, in both quantitative and qualitative), fire extinguisher training, fab protocol (clean room semiconductor projects), contractor basic awareness training (2 hour and 4 hour), scaffold training, CPR/First Aid, PPE, confined space
(entry, attendant, supervisor and rescue), lockout/tagout and various other courses. Represent clients during an OSHA inspection along with various other duties. Supervisor of the Emergency Response Team and the Confined Space Standby and Rescue Team. Regional Manager of the Dallas Office and Training Center. August 1998 - Basic Industries of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas (Turnaround) September 1999 Safety Manager: Performed safety training, safety inspections, incident/accident investigations, first aid/CPR as needed, job safety analysis, reviewed and/or rewrote all safety and health plans, HazCom programs including updating the material safety data sheets (MSDS’s) and all other required programs. Responsible for the safety and well being of all employees during turnarounds at facilities such as Citgo Refinery, Koch Refinery, Coastal Refinery, Valero Refinery, Celanese Facility and various other major projects and/or facilities.
October 1997 - Brand Scaffold Company, Corpus Christi, Texas (Turnaround) August 1998 Safety Manager: Performed safety training, safety inspections, incident/accident investigations, First Aid/CPR as needed, job safety analysis, reviewed and/or rewrote all safety and health plans, HazCom programs including updating the material safety data sheets (MSDS’s) and all other required programs. Responsible for the safety and well being of all employees during turnarounds at facilities such as Citgo Refinery, Koch Refinery, Coastal Refinery, Coastal Refinery, Valero Refinery and various other major projects and/or facilities.
January 1986 - United States Environmental Protection Agency June 1997 Emergency Response Manager, On-Scene Coordinator, Instructor: Duties included responding to hazardous materials spills and major incidents (i.e., Valdez Oil Spill, Louisiana Train Derailment, San Bernardino California Train Derailment (CAL/NEV), Southern Pacific and Northern Pacific Railroad HAZMAT Response, Chernobyl Incident and various others. Emergency Response Manager for major Superfund projects throughout the United States with budgets from two (2) million to one hundred (100) million dollars, responsibilities also included hiring contractors with the appropriate certifications, ordering materials, supplies and equipment, securing housing for all workforce, securing all hazardous waste areas and transportation for appropriate disposal including manifesting of all loads, safety meetings, audits and training as required. Met with all local, state and federal agencies along with representing the EPA during town council meetings and with the media (i.e., newspapers, radio, and TV). Completed and submitted all required forms, documents and reports as required by all local, state and federal agencies. Reported directly to the region director (dependant on project location) and to Washington D.C. if project required. My last four (4) years my duties were as a Federal E.P.A. Instructor traveling throughout the U.S. certifying personnel in the government and private sector (i.e., Military, Secret Service, DEA, Fire Mark Torrez 2019 4
Department, Railroad, etc.) in HazMat Response, Radiation Response, Air monitoring, P.P.E., Respirator Training (SCBA, SAR, APR) and various other courses. September 1977- United States Air Force
December 1985 Bioenvironmental Engineer, NCOIC: Duties included supervising the daily operations of the Bioenvironmental Engineering Department (BEE), overseeing a staff of approximately forty-five (45) airmen in their duties. The BEE department was responsible for all HazMat responses, air monitoring, inspection of all hazardous materials on base for proper storage and containment, provided training to all military and civilian personnel on base on HazWoper, air monitoring, radiation and nuclear response, and various other courses. I reported directly to the base commander. Completed and submitted all required forms, documents and reports as required by all local, state and federal agencies, and various other duties as required. Education: School of Aerospace Medicine, San Antonio, Texas Bioenvironmental Engineering- Technical School June 1982
(Internship Wilford Hall Hospital)
Chanute Air Force Base, Rantoul, Illinois
D.O.T. Training Center, Pueblo, Colorado
Certified Railroad Incident Response Supervisor;
Certified Highway Incident Response Supervisor;
U.S. EPA Training Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Certified 40 Hour Hazwoper (Responder) (Re-certified Annually) Certified Safety Supervisor/Manager (Certified Annually) Federally Certified Emergency Response Manager (Certification indefinite) Federally Certified On-Scene-Commander (Certification indefinite per annual hours OJT) Federally Certified Safety/Environmental Trainer (US EPA/Certified Annually) 132 Hour Safety Management Course
Oil and Gas Safety Course
OSHA Train the Trainer Course
NORM Testing Certification
HUET Water Survival with METS Course
Marine Debris Management Course
And various other course (Student transcript available)