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Manager Safety

Spring, Texas, United States
December 31, 2015

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The Woodlands, Texas 77381 281-***-****


Energetic, insightful professional with more than 23 years of diverse experience in Health, Safety and Environmental program management. Possesses an excellent record of successful development and implementation of safety and environmental programs in the oil & gas industries. Described as having an adaptable leadership style. Demonstrate strong technical/problem solving, communication, interpersonal skills and flexible in changing environments and diverse cultures.


B.S.: Industrial Safety Management, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO 1992

A.A.S.: Building Construction & Millwork, Pueblo Vocational Community College, Pueblo, CO 1982


Hunt Oil Company of Benin (CONTRACT) April 2014 – January 2015

EHS Manager – Cotonou, Benin, West Africa

Provide EHS leadership and support to the development of infrastructure for the start-up of deep water drilling campaign offshore Benin/Gulf of Guinea. Manage local environmental contractor in the development of ESIA to achieve a certificate of environmental conformity.

Implement the requirements and expectations Hunt’s Corporate EHS Management System; Effectively identify and assess all categories of casualty and regulatory risk for the Benin project; Effectively develop, implement, lead, and audit EHS plan(s) and bridging documents for the project; Obtain all necessary EHS permits and authorizations to execute operational plans and activities; develop, implement, lead, and audit Emergency Response plan(s) for the project; Effectively develop, implement, lead, and audit EHS monitoring and measurement plans for the project to assure EHS plans are effective.

Serve as point of contact and liaison for all emergency response activities, drills and coordination/execution of medical evacuations.

Coordinate medical services process for employees while in Country including management of Malaria prevention program.

Cobalt International Energy (CONTRACT) 2011 – 2013

HSSE Advisor – Luanda, Angola, West Africa

Support the development of a strong HSSE culture and exceptional HSSE performance in Angola operations by supporting the contractors’ Safety Management Program and insuring compliance with Cobalt’s HSSE Management System expectations. Monitor and action safety and security risks for employees in Country.

Serve as point of contact and liaison for all emergency response activities, drills and coordination/execution of medical evacuations.

Coordinate medical services process for employees while in Country including management of Malaria prevention program.

Initial development of Cobalt’s, Angolan employee Safety & Health committee.

BP Angola (CONTRACT) 2011

HSSE Advisor – Angola B18 Gas Export Line – Offshore, Angola, West Africa

Provide assurance, support and advice to ensure the safe delivery of work scope and to interface with contractor personnel during B18 GEL offshore campaign (i.e. monitoring B 18 GEL activities from HSSE Perspective during installation and tie-in of umbilical and other structures including Pipe-lay

Advise contractor’s workforce and HSSE advisors to align BP expectations

Dynamic Industries-Dynamic Angola Limited 2009- 2010

SH&E Manger – NEMBA HUC Project – Offshore, Angola, West Africa

Site SH&E management of activities for $500,000,000 construction project for Chevron/CABGOC

Development of project plans and procedures prior to mobilization. Responsible and accountable for site SH&E representatives, security POB system, gangway control. Responsible and accountable for all HSE related issues for all project and heavy lift/accommodation barge personnel. Serve as HES liaison between CMT, HES representatives for contractors, barge management and HES operations.

Serve as point of contact and liaison for all emergency response activities, drills and coordination/execution of medical evacuations.

Hercules Offshore 2007 - 2009

HSE Manager – Drilling Division, Houston, Texas

Direct management of HSE processes, initiatives, and standards of 9 assigned shallow water drilling rigs in the USGOM

Responsible and accountable for overall implementation SMS and facilitate investigations associated with assigned rigs.

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EDG Consulting Engineers (CONTRACT) 2004 - 2007

Health, Environmental & Safety Advisor – Offshore, Angola, West Africa

HES Advisor on a $450,000,000 upgrade to Chevron’s Greater Takula Area Infrastructure in Angola, West Africa. Report directly to Chevron HES Management.

Support Construction Management Team (CMT) with understanding of client HES requirements and standards to create a safe working culture and environment for offshore fabrication, hook-up, installation and commissioning activities.

Promote the tenets of working Incident and Injury-Free (IIF); facilitate training in IIF orientation and refresher workshops. Lead SLT (safety leadership team) activities to improve moral, ensure safety issues are resolved and provide feedback to all project personnel.

Serve as point of contact and liaison for all emergency response activities, drills and coordination/execution of medical evacuations.

Pasadena Tank Corporation, Houston, Texas 2003 – 2004

A steel plate fabrication and construction company, specializing in above ground petroleum storage tanks.

Safety Manager

Responsible for continuous improvement of safety initiatives for fabrication, installation and paint & coating divisions.

Managed/maintained workers compensation program and DOT Drug & Alcohol testing program.

TETRA Technologies, Inc.,The Woodlands, Texas 2002

An energy services company with integrated chemical operations, fluids, well abandonment/decommissioning and production testing services. Approximately 65 facilities located in seven states and five foreign countries with approximately 2500 employees.

Health & Safety Manager

Improved regulatory compliance through evaluation, development and management of company policies and procedures..

Increased competence of “area safety representatives” through oversight (mentoring) of their activities including training, investigations, customer relations, facility audits.

Cooper Cameron Corporation, Cameron Division Headquarters, Houston, Texas 2001– 2002

A $1.6 billion worldwide leader in the manufacture, sales and service of oilfield equipment.

30 facilities located in nine states and 28 foreign countries with approximately 3500 employees.

Director/Manager of Health, Safety & Environmental - Cameron Division

Managed loss prevention activities, health and safety programs, worker compensation program, security activities relative to worldwide manufacturing, aftermarket, sales & service facilities. Accountable for all company-related HSE activities or incidents in the Western Hemisphere. Improved/maintained corporate relationships by representing company in community, industry, and customer HSE groups.

Koch Industries, Koch Petroleum Group, Corpus Christi, Texas 1998 - 2001

Oil and natural gas pipeline and refining operations including marine crude and fuel distribution terminals, gas processing plants and crude gathering/trucking systems.

Safety Specialist, Contractor Safety – Refinery

Coordinated contractor safety activities at 275,000 bbl/day petrochemical complex with 1800 employees and contractors.

Reduced company exposure through evaluation/approval of safety qualifications and conducted pre-project reviews Monitored contractor worksites for industrial hygiene exposures.

Improved compliance by training contractors on Process Safety Management (PSM) and OSHA VPP involvement.

Safety Specialist – South Texas pipeline division

Improved regulatory compliance for south Texas pipeline division through training, audits, incident investigation, emergency response, DOT compliance, development and implementation of PSM for gas processing plants and fuel distribution terminals.

Pioneer Nat. Resources/Parker & Parsley Petroleum/Bridge Oil, Corpus Christi, Texas 1992 - 1998

An independent oil and gas exploration/production company generating $660 million with operations in four states and the GOM, approximately 800 employees.

Safety & Environmental Coordinator – Gulf Coast Division

Developed safety programs, procedures and training, conducted investigations.

Improved PSM compliance by coordinating HAZOP studies, and program implementation.

Led annual SARA Title III – Texas Tier Two Reporting initiative.

Reduced cost of environmental clean-up project by $10 million through on-site project management; served as liaison with local/state/federal government regulatory agencies.

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Directed Phase I Due Diligence for acquisition/divestiture of production facilities.

Represented company interest at regulatory reviews with TNRCC, TDH, GLO, DEQ, and others.

Improved compliance with USDOT Pipeline Standards through updating Operation & Maintenance manuals and procedures, coordinating government liaison/public education programs.

Phillips 66 Company, Borger Refinery and NGL Process Center, Borger, Texas 1991

Safety Intern

Conducted facility audits, safety equipment inspections, and industrial hygiene sampling.

Summary of Other Work Experience 1980 - 1989

Experienced in all phases of building construction (residential/commercial/light industrial). Expertise in cabinetry/millwork. Competence in design, space planning, employee management/training, facility supervision and quality production.


Certified Safety and Health Manager (CSHM) cert. #1738 – Institute for Safety and Health Management.

IMO Level 3 Training - OSRL (Oil Spill Response Limited) - 2014

Oil Spill Response Equipment training – OSRL(Oil Spill Response Limited) - 2014

FEMA/NIMS: IS-100; IS-700.b course - 2011

BOSIET- Offshore Survival Course (Current through 12/2014) Falck-Alford

Certified H2S Instructor - American Society of Safety Engineers

First Aid/CPR Instructor - American Red Cross and Medic First Aid

HAZOP Study Methodology - University of Texas, Austin

Defensive Driving Instructor – National Safety Council

Excavation Safety-Competent Person, Applied Confined Space Safety, 40 Hour-Hazardous Materials Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), 8 hour HAZMAT Emergency Response Incident Command and Supervisor training - Texas A&M University.

OSHA 311 Fall Arrest Systems -TEEX/OSHA Training Institute.

Oiled Bird Rescue trained - Texas A&M Marine Science Center, Galveston.

Chain Sling Inspection Course - Cooper Tool/Campbell Chain.

API RP 2d (lifting equipment cert) - Crosby.

PEC – Orientation instructor.

Certified NORM Surveyor - HP Consulting.

RSO (Industrial Radiation Safety Officer) Course - Sharp Radiation Services.

IIF Orientation Instructor – “Incident and Injury Free”- JMJ & Assts.

Qualified Senior RCA Facilitator - CHEVRON.

Hazard Recognition Plus Instructor (HRP) – Decision Point

BOSS (Behavior Observation) – British Petroleum (European division)

Certified in CPR/AED- 2014

Montgomery County CERT training - Community Emergency Response Team - 2015


American Society of Safety Engineers – Active member since 1990

Coastal Bend Chapter1992-2001 - President (1998-99), Vice President (1997-98), Treasurer (1996-97),

Safety Professional of the Year (1999)

Gulf Coast Chapter – member since 2002

National Safety Management Society

Cambridge “Who’s-Who” member - 2005 to present.

Houston Live Stock Show & Rodeo – Safety Committee member(serving as first responder for 3 week long “World’s Largest Livestock Show & Rodeo and BBQ cook-off”) - 2007 to present

Montgomery County CERT - Community Emergency Response Team Member - 2015

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