Aerotek Environmental / Indium Corp USA, Clinton, Utica, Rome, NY (2013-Present)
Prepare and update safety procedures and policies, Provide EHS training, and retraining as necessary, to new and incumbent workers, Conduct EHS inspections, drills, audits and investigations in areas of facility, ergonomic, fire and accident, Manage health awareness, recycling and hazardous waste management programs
Perform sampling in areas such as Industrial hygiene and storm water, Perform record keeping, data gathering and report preparation activities for routine regulatory requirements including auditing OSHA 300 log, Monitor EHS compliance of construction contractor work.
Audit product packaging for DOT compliance, Manage vendor MSDS record keeping and assist with development & maintenance of corporate MSDSs, Attend and participate on the Corporate Safety Committee.
Director of Environmental Health & Safety
Agro-Farma, Chobani & Euphrates, New Berlin, Norwich, Guilderland, & Johnstown, NY (2008-2011)
Development, implementation and administration of the corporate EHS Program. Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local agencies and legislation codes governing environmental health and safety. Conduct on-site hazards assessment, reviews and inspection safety audits of facilities and operations for risk assessment of accident/health hazards. Developed written corporate safety plan policies and procedures to ensure compliance with environmental, health, safety and security policies regulations and six sigma metrics.
Develop and conduct all required training of personnel in safety and GMP procedures, lockout/tag out, ergonomics, PPE, worker’s compensation, work transfer, fire prevention, fit testing and process safety management (PSM. Chemical handling techniques, first aid and CPR, toxins, equipment safeguarding, confined space entry and other OSHA and EPA regulatory safety related training to ensure employees compliance with safety regulations. Risk analysis of hazardous laboratory and research experimental protocols.
Provide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Process Safety Management (PSM), Work Transfer Program for the Company and its facilities. Institute and supervise Safety Committee and employee OSHA self inspection. Manage health awareness and industrial hygiene consults, recycling and green programs, and other hazardous water management programs. Provide follow-ups to ensure corrective and/or preventative measures are implemented. Evaluate and review new equipment for safety appropriateness, machine safe guarding and emergency shut down, equipment orientation and hazard awareness training. Provide and manage corporate policies for contractors and construction, compliance with OSHA, liability insurance, workman’s comp and other current corporate safety regulations and standards. Ensure corporate safety policies, procedures and programs are current and being implemented. Prepared and maintained environmental permit applications, SPDES, Tier II, EPCRA 311 & 312, SARA 313, OSHA 300 logs, vendor MSDS records. Managed environmental sampling and testing of wastewater and storm water management systems for regulatory compliance. Communicate, interact and correspond with all Local, State and Federal regulatory agencies. Maintained all documents, reports and records required by all regulatory agencies. Maintain company safety files and monthly/quarterly/annual reports.
Conduct all accident and injury investigations, providing reports and equipment damage assessments. Filing of all accident, workman’s comp, and general legal liability reports. Data analysis of accident frequency, lost time and modified duty time, recurrence prevention programs and procedures. Maintain all documents, records and reports for company and regulatory agencies. Respond and provide assistance and training to all emergency situations.
T & C Designs Architects & Engineers, Sherburne, NY (2004-2007)
Planned, designed and construction of commercial, residential and industrial projects, chemical treatment and wastewater treatment plants, water storage and distribution systems, storm water drainage and surface runoff systems, and cogeneration power plant systems, perform multiple projects within budget /scope/schedule expectations. Conducted environmental assessments and provide impact statements, field testing groundwater, soil, sediment, and surface water sampling and ecological field studies, site investigation and remediation, and due diligence transaction projects, provide EHS program development and management support systems for clients.
Provided project management including feasibility studies, cost/benefits analysis, project budget development and administration, project funding, bid development/solicitation/award, Inspected construction sites, ensure progress and compliance with engineering plans, specifications, and construction safety standards.
Engineer/Project Manager/Purchasing Manager/Information Officer
NEF/SEI, Walton, NY & Huntsville, AL (1997-2004)
Directed and coordinated activities of design, construction, and modification of projects and operational management of the engineering division and staff management, development goal/task and oversight of project and departmental financial management to clients (DOD/DOE, GE, UTC/PW, PhlepsDodge, ConEd, SingerLink), directed installations, testing, trainings, and startups of all projects.
Supervised quality control, testing, operational and maintenance procedure of equipment, facilities, and projects according to engineering principles and safety regulations, MILSPEC and UL, and proprietary client project specs. Responsible for hazardous material storage, handling, and inventory. Developed and implemented safety training programs for all levels of staff, system design and management, disaster planning and ensuring regulatory compliance.
Resident Engineer/Project Manager/Inspector
Colletti Group, Architects and Engineers, Hamilton, NY & Montague, NJ (1986-1996)
Planned, designed and directed civil engineering projects (roads, railroads, airports, bridges, chemical and wastewater treatment plants, water storage and distribution systems, dams, irrigation systems, pipelines, power plants, radar platforms fixed and mobile) ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local codes and regulations.
Performed environmental compliance and site assessments, analyzed reports, maps, drawings, blue prints, field tests, aerial photos, soil composition, terrain hydrological characteristics and other topographical data. Prepare plans, permits, and reports for hazardous waste, air quality, storm water, NPDES, and wastewater programs. Implemented follow-up correctives, conducted environmental remediation, including field inspection/site design, sampling/collection and laboratory testing for contaminants, development and presentation of environmental assessments and impacts.
State University of New York, College of Technology, Utica, NY
Bachelor of Science, with Majors in Chemistry, Physics and Biology also inc. Bachelor of Professional Studies, Law
Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY
Associate of Science, Physical Science.
Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Member of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), Member of the Society of American Foresters (SAF)
Engineering and Project Management
Engineering specialties including civil, electrical, mechanical, structural, environmental, health and safety systems, site remediation, environmental compliance, laboratory design and management, field, pilot and project management coordination, providing on-site supervision and administration. Industrial engineering encompassing design, specification development, system analysis, site layout, air quality system design, mechanical/manufacturing design, and the development and implementation of various quality control systems for use in manufacturing, high technology, scientific, pharmaceutical, nuclear/energy and environmental industries. Liaison to corporate litigations, foreign ministries and trade commissions.
Site management including solicitation of sub-contractors, materials purchasing, client needs assessment, specification development, job task scheduling, ensuring contract specifications and regulatory guidelines are adhered to, troubleshooting, preparing project status and management reports and general operational management in multi-site scope of operations.
Financial management including cost/benefits analysis, conducting feasibility studies, development and management of multi-million dollar budgets (projects and operational), purchasing, bid development, computing detailed labor/material cost estimates and full profit/loss and financial accountability.
Health and Safety Management encompassing system analysis, production/material analysis, conceptualizing, designing and installing various mechanical/HVAC systems, development of hazardous waste handling systems/procedures, conducting on-site employee training/orientation sessions on equipment operation.
Managerial and Communication
Personnel management including professional staff development and recruitment, terminations, development and implementation of standard operating procedures, development and oversight of staff training initiatives, conducting performance evaluations, wage/benefits administration and general supervision of all levels of professional, support and trades personnel. Various codes, regulations and guidelines, OSHA safety and HAZMAT regulations, direct interaction with NYSDOH, DEC, DEP, NYSDOL, USDOL, EPA, FDA, DOD, DOE, DOT, HUD, USDA, FAA, NRC, Home Land Security, Army Corp of Eng, with regard to local, state and federal codes and regulations, industrial manufacturing design and production, UL, MILSPEC, ISO-9000 quality control specifications and requirements.
Chemical and microbiological engineering including formula adjustments, manufacturing controls systems, chemical substance procurement, substance testing, fluid separation and clarification, products and processes, prototype design and development testing, identification of contaminants, pharmaceutical QC processes, organic, inorganic, industrial chemistry, microbiology, genetics, thermodynamics, chemical and cost analysis, flow operations, laboratory, pilot plant, large scale batch plants.
Chemical analytical/instrumental laboratory operation techniques (AA, AE, AF, FTIR, UV/VIS, GC/MS, HPLC, NMR, DC and Pulse Paleography), and biological techniques (radio immunoassay, iso-electric focusing, gel electro-phoresis, optical rotatory dispersion, cell fractionation, enzyme kinetics).
Network architecture design, administration and maintenance of a variety of network environments (Microsoft, Novell, and Unix) and software applications (AutoCAD, ACAD-LT, Generic CADD, SolidWorks, FabriWin, Microsoft Office, and Synaptic).
Digital and analog circuit design, and modern electronic design (various electronic circuits, rectifier, amplifiers, oscillators, wave shaping and control circuits, emphasis on development of diodes, capacitors, transistors, integrated circuits, and other semi conductor devises), thermo dynamics processes (enthalpy, entropy, and internal energy properties of various mechanical / fluid / gas interaction systems and measurements), laser technology (HI/LOW power, various design types, specifications, fiber optics, optical telecommunications applications, laser optics, hardware design/development of various types of laser for various industrial / medical etc. uses).
Industrial manufacturing development, program and tooling, test stations, fixtures, weld and material testing, pressure vessels, metallurgical materials & properties, design and mfg components for aero space simulator, air craft, and propitiatory industrial electronic equipment, providing QC testing and assurance.
Consultant to NYS Law Center for Worker Rights, Farmworker Legal Services of NY, Worker Justice Center of NY,
Honorable Discharge US Navy, and Department of Homeland Security CFATS Certified for CSAT, NYS DOL Certified 55a/b
Career and Technical Education Advisory Council member to Chenango/Delaware BOCES
American Red Cross Certified WSI, CPR & Advanced First Aid Instructor, and NASDS Certified Diver
References available upon request
Dr. Lois Horne
Director Quality Assurance/Quality Control, (Marietta Corp., Director QA/QC Agro-Farma Inc., Norwich Pharmaceuticals)
Waterville, NY 13815
Sandra D. Oxford
Executive Officer (NYS Law Center for Worker Rights)
Kingston, NY 12401
James G. Natoli
Government Relations, (Powers Group, Director Operations NYS Governor Office, JGN Associates)
East Schodack, NY 12063
Adolph J. Colletti, AIA
Architect, (State University Construction Fund, Colgate and Cornell Universities, Colletti Group)
Albany, NY 12210
Facility Manager, (Indium Corp, ConMed.)
Utica, NY 13051
Andrew Huray, PE
Engineer, (NYSDEC, City of Binghamton, California Water Commission, Nevada DEP, Nevada DOH)
Reno, Nevada 89521
Robert Kaseguma, PE
Engineer, (Kas Engineering, Una-Lam Corp.)
Unadilla, NY 13849
Walton, NY 13856