CHAVEL C VEGA
SAN ANTONIO, TX ***17
Dawson Geophysical, Texas
Jan 03, 2012 - Nov 06, 2014
Safety Advisor: As a Safety Advisor I developed an expertise in record keeping, chronological filing reports, people skills and customer service. I was responsible for all Safety programs and Safety aspects at Dawson Geophysical yard/field, office and its employees. One of my responsibilities was for the environmental concerns for office and field operation. Besides maintaining, conducting and implementing Environmental Health Safety/Security (EHS) programs and activities, I also kept management and field personnel abreast on all EHS issues that affected office, warehouse and field personnel. I did inspections once a week on all field equipment for OSHA compliance and kept a daily log on all activities. For 2.5 years I supervised groups of average number of 50-60. I helped trained this individuals of potential hazards such as: adverse weather conditions, signs of heat stress/ stroke, defensive driving, proper lifting, techniques, wild life hazards, exposure to rough terrain, and H2s (poison gas). All individuals were evaluated every 3,6 and 9 months for compliance training. I assisted in the preparing and training programs to employees, supervisors and managers to disseminate information relating to safety goals, regulations, practices, techniques and standards. Investigated all accidents, near misses and injuries along with oil or hydraulic/diesel spills that involved Dawson employees. I coordinated all daily morning meetings. Reviewed reports of injuries, property damage and recommended corrective action to avoid similar accidents.
Midland County Probation, MIDLAND, Texas
Sep 01, 2001 - May 18, 2011•Prepare and maintain case folder for each assigned inmate or offender.
•Write reports describing offenders' progress.
•Inform offenders or inmates of requirements of conditional release, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.
•Discuss with offenders how such issues as drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played roles in their criminal behavior.
•Gather information about offenders' backgrounds by talking to offenders, their families and friends, and other people who have relevant information.
•Develop rehabilitation programs for assigned offenders or inmates, establishing rules of conduct, goals, and objectives.
•Develop liaisons and networks with other parole officers, community agencies, correctional institutions, psychiatric facilities, and aftercare agencies to plan for helping offenders with life adjustments.
•Arrange for medical, mental health, or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders.
•Provide offenders or inmates with assistance in matters concerning detainers, sentences in other jurisdictions, writs, and applications for social assistance.
•Arrange for post-release services, such as employment, housing, counseling, education, and social activities.
Prepared Pre-Sentence Investigation Report to District Judge's in order for the Judge to render appropriate disposition in all cases.
State of Texas Parole Division, MIDLAND, Texas
Parole officer II
Sep 01, 1994 - Aug 31, 2001
As a Parole Analyst while I was working inside the prison system (Lockhart Unit, Lynaugh and Fort Stockton Units), I was required to maintain accurate records of Inmates an their activities. I was responsible for notifying specialize supervision section contract monitors of problems cited at the facility, signed reports and disseminating information to other sections concerning Inmates and their families. Another of my duties was to oversee the contract facility supervision of Inmates and administer process reports relating to the Inmate and Texas Department of Criminal Justice Personnel (TDCJ).The purpose of this was to render uniform, accurate, and comprehensive information for use by the Board in Parole deliberations and by field staff in rendering effective supervision of releasees in order to provide fair and effective representation of Board to the Inmate and to TDCJ Personnel.
Between May 1997 and August 2001, I made a lateral transfer from working inside a prison unit to working field parole. I was assigned to work in the Midland and Big Spring area. I was responsible for the supervision of all releasees getting out of prison. I carried a caseload of 120 cases. Part of those cases including SEX OFFENDER caseload and Super Intensive (high risk offenders).
Ward County Probation, Monahans, Texas
Senior Probation Officer
Oct 01, 1993 - Sep 30, 1994
Engaged in activities related to the supervision of adult offenders, and responsible for the enforcement of conditions of supervision imposed by the Court. I also prepared Pre-Sentence Investigation Reports to the Court for the purpose for a proper disposition in each case. I maintained complete records and completed all reports, prepared assessments and re-assessments on all offender for the purpose for identifying the risk and needs of each offender. I was also the department DWI Education Program Instructor.
Texas Parole Division, Lockhart, Texas
Institutional Parole Officer/ Analyst
Aug 01, 1992 - Sep 29, 1993
I was required to maintain accurate records of Inmates and their activities. I was responsible for notifying specialize supervision section contract monitors of problems cited at the facility, signed reports and disseminating information to other sections concerning Inmates and their families. I monitored the contract facility supervision of Inmates and administered process reports relating to the Inmate and TDCJ Personnel. The purpose of this was to render uniform, accurate, and comprehensive information for use by the Board in Parole deliberations an by field staff in rendering effective supervision of releasees, and to assists in providing fair and effective representation for Board to the Inmate and to TDCJ Personnel.
Pecos County Probation, FORT STOCKTON, Texas
Probation Officer I
Oct 03, 1983 - May 30, 1992
I was in charged for the supervision of all misdemeanor and felony offenders in Pecos County. I also prepared Pre-Sentence Investigation Reports and evaluated all offenders in order to identify the risk and needs of each offender. I was also the DWI Education Program Instructor.
I also helped in the assistance of new case workers by providing guidance and training and making sure they understood policy and procedure.
Colorado Tech University, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Oct 2003 - Mar 2005
Major: Business Management
Sul Ross University, Alpine, Texas
Jan 1977 - Aug 1982
Major: Criminal Justice
Minor: Sociology & Psychology
Director for Midland Co. CSCD
Midland County CSCD (retired)
DWI Program Administrator
Howard County CSCD
432-***-**** Ext. 8
Director / Counselor
Alpha Recovery Centre