HSE Advisor with 24 years experience in the Oil & Gas Industry. Responsible for the administration and implementation of corporate HS&E programs. Also responsible for the coordination of training for company personnel and monitoring HS&E goal performance and compliance. Capable of handling management of day to day field services along with Implementation and Monitoring of OSHA Critical Lift Safety Programs & Worksite Inspections. Innate ability to investigate incidents, conduct risk and safety analysis and hazards assessments, gather data, compile reports and make recommendations to correct unsafe conditions and actions. Innovative planning skills utilized to cut costs and application of new techniques to ensure employee safety. Sound knowledge of federal, state, international and local safety regulations, protocols and procedures. Specialties Gap Analysis of the (SEMS) Safety & Environmental Management System for offshore Production Platforms & Drilling Rigs/(PSM) Process Safety Management for HHC in the Process industry. Providing HSE Technical Support and reporting on HSE performance and best practices. Support and coach the facility management team in appropriate HSE leadership and conduct. Safety Program Implementation, JSA/JHA, PPE training/supplying, Field Audits, OSHA logs, Regulatory Compliance, management, purchasing, quality control, safety. Specialties: (COSS) Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (SAC) Certified Safety Auditor Tap Root- Root Cause Analysis Incident Investigation (SEMS) Safety & Environmental Management System Auditing. Developing Contingency and Emergency Plans. Risk Assessments. Gap Analysis Studies. Quality Studies. Behavior/Cultural Based HSE Studies. Process Safety Management (PSM).
1991University of Houston
ISO-9000 Certification Training
1988-1990Brazosport Technical College - Lake Jackson, Texas
Associates Degree / Quality Assurance
!977-1978 Lamar University - Beaumont, Texas
Certified Safety Inspector
Certified Safety Auditor
OSHA General Industry 10-hr
Process Safety Management 20-hr
OSHA 501 Construction Safety
COSS- Certified Occupational Safety Specialist
ISO 9001: 2000 and ISO 18001: 2007 Internal Auditor
Safety Management Systems
Behavior Based Safety
Root Cause Analysis
Oil & Gas Industry
Environmental Management Systems
HSE Management Systems
Offshore Oil & Gas
August 2014 - Present
Rig HSE Risk Consultant
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide advice and consultation to department staff to assist them in maintaining a safe working environment in compliance with HSE regulations, standards and practices.
Implement the corporate HSE policy and monitors compliance as well as accountable for compliance with Project Quality Management Systems. This includes the supervision of local surveys and sampling as well as the interpretation of measurement results.
Stay current with all applicable HSE regulations, standards, procedures and guidelines as well as all Saudi Aramco HSE programs.
Respond to concerns and requests for information from concerned departments.
Help organize and participates in major HSE surveys such as all Safety/environmental related surveys, inspections, and quantitative risk assessments.
Develop a list of risk task and responsibilities and establishes strategies for the Risk Program.
Review and comment on HSE aspects of contract / project documents.
Provide needed support for the implementation of HSE programs.
Attend major HSE meetings and other related courses and conferences.
Enhance HSE awareness by organizing presentations and video sessions, distributing information, and setting a good example.
Write formal reports, HSE articles for company publications, and develops/delivers presentations.
Coordinate ongoing HSE projects, such as : Safety Management System (SMS) / Environmental Management System (EMS) - related activities within the organization as appropriate, including the development of safety/environmental objectives and indicators, tracking of performance and costs, and record-keeping and reporting functions.
Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace.
Conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices and provide advice and counsel concerning compliance with corporate safety regulations and procedures.
Keep management updated on non-compliant and significant environmental issues.
Perform construction / project site and/or area HSE inspections of department facilities and operations.
Apply Technical risk assessments and management practices on drilling facilities.
Prepare HSE orientations, safety training, and job site inspection procedures.
Direct or assist in the development of specialized education and training materials.
Conduct specialized HSE training programs to communicate hazard and technical risk control information.
Assist local management in new employee occupational health, safety and environmental orientation.
Review and analyze injury, property damage, and statistical loss data and works with management to prepare comprehensive recommendations for corrective action to eliminate or minimize potential hazards. ..
January 2013 - June 2014
Wood Group-ODL/Eni USA/Lloyds Register
Senior HSEQ Consultant
Responsible for the management of day-to-day development of client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality deliverables (gap assessment; development of policy, procedure, plan, checklist, etc.), Delivery of process hazard analysis and other HSEQ opportunities as identified, within the bounds of the HSEQ Department on health, safety, environment and quality project issues.
June 2010 – January 2013
Supported the QHSE welfare of the rig by being highly visible on deck.
Coordinated and administered the Company QHSE and Training management systems on board.
Assisted, recommended and advised the OIM, Department Supervisors, and Crews on QHSE and Training matters.
Provided the vital link between the QHSE and Training organizations onshore and the offshore workforce.
Implemented the instructions of the QHSE Manager in the offshore environment.
Remained proactive in matters concerning the safety and welfare of personnel onboard.
August 2008 – May 2010
Boot and Coots - Libya, North Africa
Health Safety Environmental Project Specialist
Technical advisor in leading and continued implementation of applicable industry standards relating to Risk Management, relevant strategies, policies, and procedures.
Participated in activities of various aspects of HSE management systems; ensures compliance with applicable Risk Management and HSE standards and requirements; and ensures that best practices are appropriate in the organization
Interfaced with Company functional and operational personnel at all levels of the organization, providing the leadership and coaching necessary to facilitate the implementation of systems and competency assurance assessments
Maintained a consistent client-focused approach and active team approach philosophy
Activities included inspections, audits, assessments, safety meetings, risk identification, risk analysis, risk assessments, incident investigation, incident reporting, environmental issues and compliance.
Participated as an Advisor and Coach to Company’s site personnel who, in their professional occupation as production and movement personnel, are on the job sites, workshops and work-related areas, and he ensures that the activities are in accordance with the industry standards.
Conducted audits, assisted in development of audit protocols, manuals, audit-related checklists
Provided directions, leadership, data interpretation, and technical assistance to management operations
Conducts onsite training and drills as applicable
Developed a competency assurance assessment system by assessing the structure, skill sets and experience, in order to provide a progress methodology based and focused on professional development competencies
Provided technical support in the field to COMPANY’s operations in the framework of HSE competencies and culture.
April 2008 – August 2008
Fugro Consultants, Inc.
Health Safety Environmental Specialist
Promoted the maintenance of a safe incident free and healthy work environment.
Consulted with various divisions on their safety requirements
Promoted general safety policies and procedures to be followed by company personnel in compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations.
Assisted company personnel on proper planning of job activities and equipment usage to insure safe environment, perform audits to check for safe acts and conditions.
Assisted in coordination and or participating in periodic HSE audits and inspections.
Assisted in investigation of incidents, provides initial and follow up reports to health and Safety Manager or other regulatory authorities.
Assisted in maintaining statistics for external and internal reporting, respond to client requests for pre and post job and contractual safety requirements.
Consulted on design and use of equipment, laboratory, fire prevention and safety program.
Provided training in health and safety topics both to supervisors and employee groups.
Supported the organizations workers compensation program.
Assisted in maintaining safety files and records.
Assisted in special projects as assigned.
Supported and encourage continuous improvement of the company’s processes including safety program.
November 2007 – April 2008
BP Carson Business Unit
Finalized authorization of the entry permit after proper isolation requirements and acceptable entry conditions are present. Write and issue permits (Hot Work/Confined Space).
Conducted air sampling/gas testing at every access point to the confined space.
Indicated on entry permit, all restrictions and PPE needed for safe entry.
Voided entry authorization, whenever conditions are unacceptable.
Assisted in the annual review of the confined space permit program to ensure that employees are protected from confined space hazards.
Monitored implementation of safety and loss prevention plans.
Complied with Corporate HSE Management System.
Conducted site and area surveys to determine safe limits of exposure.
Conducted safety meetings on a routine basis.
Investigated safety incidences.
Performed field safety verifications of safety practices.
Audited permits JSAs, JHAs.
August 2007 – October 2007
Noble Energy - Yo Yo 1 Well - Cameroon Africa
Oversaw, standardized, maintained, and implemented the Health, Safety and Environmental policies and programs for the US operations.
Identified and interpreted all applicable Legislation, Regulations, and Codes, ensuring communication of such to all Managers and Coordinators within Noble Energy.
Liaised with company Managers, Coordinators, and Supervisors to ensure understanding of their roles and responsibilities, with regard to the Noble Energy Safety Program.
Conducted site inspections, job safety analysis, and hazard assessments to determine if health and safety standards are being met.
Ensured appropriate procurement and application of personal protective and safety equipment and for the development of necessary Safe Operating Procedures, where applicable.
Conducted incident investigations to determine root cause(s) and contributory factors; the reporting of findings to Noble Management and suggestions for follow-up actions aimed at preventing a reoccurrence.
Maintained accurate records of accident/incident frequency, employee injury rates, property/equipment damage.
Coordinated and conducted training sessions for all employees when required by, or as applicable toward, company operations and needs and/or regulatory requirements for the U.S.
2003 – 2007
J. Ray McDermott, Inc.
Experienced in the development and enhancement of Management Systems, auditing and inspecting the following areas: HSE Management Systems audits, health and safety audits, contractor audits, quality audits and regulatory and legislative compliance inspections.
Performed incident investigations.
Conducted audits to assist in establishing a process to measure non-conformances, along with maintaining a library of all audits and training performed relevant to vessel or support vessels. These audits consist of Internal Quality Audits, Internal safety Audits, and Alert Audits.
Liaised between shore base personnel and vessel relevant to QA issues, while maintaining Quality and training records and relative codes/standards.
Arranged safety start-up and job close-out meetings and issued preventative maintenance work orders to expedite corrective action closures.
Displayed firm knowledge of industry norms and capable of identifying defects.
Conducted New Hire safety orientation.
Presented weekly and monthly required safety training.
Reviewed and audited all contractor training requirements, while working with Managers to identify training needs. Assist in the coordination and presentation of all associated training needs.
August 1999 – July 2003
Reel Group / Rig Blast USA
Safety Inspector / Auditor
Interfaced with Regulatory Agencies (USCG, ABS and MMS) to manage compliance of rig/vessel fleet.
Interfaced with Rig Managers, Rig Superintendents, rig crews and third party contractors on compliance issues. Tracked, scheduled and coordinated all regulatory inspections/surveys with regulatory agencies and rig essential personnel.
Attended and supervised regulatory inspections/surveys with regulatory agencies and rig essential personnel. Attended and supervised regulatory inspections/surveys while coordinating the clearance of all deficiencies and outstanding requirements issued.
Interfaced with Project Managers for assistance in repairs associated with regulatory inspections.
June 1991 – August 1999
BP Amoco Oil Company
Conducted surveys of plant processing equipment relevant to OSHA.
EPA and other Government Agencies' standards and codes.
Implemented performance improvement programs for various plant groups and responsible for the organization and correlation of inspection results and report writing.
Surveys consisted of inspections of piping systems & process equipment mechanical damage, internal and external corrosion evaluations, along with audits and vessel and tank inspections.
Inspected waste water and storm water utility systems in a manner set out to insure that safety requirements were being met.
Inspected all structures pertaining to source of supply and purification for their safety, physical and structural integrity and for leaks, including sedimentation basins, filters, and clear wells; chemical feed equipment, pumping equipment and water storage facilities.
Wrote and issued permits (Hot Work/Confined Space.)
Conducted air sampling/ gas testing.
Audited permits JSA’s JHA’s.
Performed field safety verifications on safety practices.
Completed Operations Development course.