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Management System

Houston, Texas, United States
October 16, 2016

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Captain Kim A. Parker

Resident Address: ***** Kimberley Court, Houston, TX 77079

Mobile: 832-***-****


To assume a rewarding role with a dynamic Company in the QHSE field in order to create a positive impact on the corporate safety and environmental culture and promote an injury- and incident-free workplace.

To promote efficacy in this dynamic Company’s management system that encompasses ensuring that personnel are aware of their roles and responsibilities and the requirements with which they are to implement, verifying and validating that personnel are carrying out their appointed duties with the full support of management, and establishing appropriate corrective and preventive actions which lead to continual improvement.


2010-2016 Hercules Offshore, Inc. Houston, Texas

Quality Manager, Designated Person

Establish, implement, and maintain a quality management system Company-side, integrating the management system requirements and principles into the Company’s existing certifiable ISM Code management system

Establish, implement, and maintain an environmental management system Company-side, integrating the management system requirements and principles into the Company’s existing management system

Establish, implement, and maintain a corrective and preventive Action, document control, recordkeeping, and audit regime for the management system

Establish, implement, and maintain an integrated Management System which incorporates American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice 75 and the SEMS Rule (30 CFR 250, Subchapter S) for a Safety and Environmental Management System for Offshore Operations into the existing management system (achieved 2011)

Establish and train Company personnel in management system principles

Establish, implement, and maintain SEMS II requirements into e existing management system (achieved 2013)

Coordinate with external auditors to certify the Company’s management system to ISO 9001 (achieved 2012) and ISO 14001 (achieved 2013)

Direct management of HSE processes, initiative, and standards to offshore drilling rigs and shore-side locations

Communicate and emphasize implementation of the requirements of the HSE and other applicable manuals on the rigs and in the various office locations

Develop and grow the Company’s safety culture for continual improvement with the objective of an incident-free workplace

Monitor HSE incidents and reports to ensure information is complete and that recommended corrective / preventive actions are adequate to reduce or eliminate root causes

Coordinate Corporate emergency response drills, exercises, and actual events as the Team Coordinator

Develop and implement HSE plans and bridging documents

2009-2010 Aban Singapore Pte Ltd Singapore

Manager, Regulatory Compliance and Audit, Alternate Company Security Officer

Located in the Singapore corporate field office of India’s largest offshore drilling contractor in the private sector

Responsible for developing and maintaining the emergency response program. Act as QHSE Advisor and Administrative coordinator for the company’s shore-based Emergency Response Team

Responsible for monitoring and maintaining compliance with ISM and ISPS for the Company and the rigs

Coordinate regulatory compliance with Class Societies, Flag States, and other regulatory bodies

Responsible for maintaining the Company’s Intranet and document control management systems

Responsible for developing procedures and carrying out internal audits for ISM, ISPS, safety, and environmental in the Company and on the rigs

Responsible for corporate oversight of the Company’s corrective / preventive and action system

Coordinate training of personnel in the Company’s management system and security fundamentals

Develop and conduct emergency response drills and exercises for ISM and ISPS compliance

2007-2009 Hercules Offshore Inc. Houston, Texas

Manager, Audit and Security

Based in the corporate office of a major offshore drilling contractor and responsible for continual improvement in safety and environmental performance.

Responsible for developing and implementing a three-tier emergency response program from Corporate, Country/Division, and vessel levels.

Responsible as the Team Coordinator on the Crisis Management Team (corporate) for setting up and conducting emergency response drills.

Responsible for corporate oversight of the Company’s electronic document control system for managing the Company’s policies and procedures.

Responsible for corporate oversight of the Company’s corrective and preventive action system.

Responsible for developing and implementing a Management System (MS) based upon the International Safety Management (ISM) Code, including administrative control procedures for the MS.

Responsible to train and qualify the internal auditors used by the Company and to provide corporate oversight on the internal auditing program.

Responsible to harmonize the internal auditing program on a world-wide scale among the various divisions within the Company.

Responsible to monitor and provide corporate oversight of security aspects of the Company, both domestic and international.

Interact with Class Societies, flag States, and regulators as necessary.

Facilitate Company compliance with US regulations regarding the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)

2002-2007 GlobalSantaFe Corporation Houston, Texas

Manager, Company Management Systems and Security; Company Security Officer

Responsible for developing, organizing, auditing, and managing an effective Company management system internal auditing program on all offshore vessels and within the Company offices for compliance with the ISM and International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Codes, ISO 9001, and ISO 14001

Responsible for training and oversight of additional Company auditors

Continued development, training, and implementation of the Company Safety Management System based upon the ISM Code and for the ISPS Code on applicable vessels

Responsible for managing the Company’s corrective/preventive action system, including following up for effectiveness on implemented actions and ensuring that that target dates for action are maintained

Responsible for implementing and maintaining oversight of the Company’s document control system including review and updating of relevant policies and procedures in the management system

Responsible for implementing and maintaining annual management system reviews by the vessels and the corporate office

Responsible for training Company personnel in the fundamentals and practicalities of the Company’s management system

Responsible to coordinate with Flag States and class societies to ensure continuing compliance with the ISM and ISPS Codes

Responsible for developing, implementing, and auditing the Company’s offshore vessel security program for compliance

Responsible for developing criteria to facilitate assessment of the Company’s compliance with the management system

Emergency response team member with responsibilities for Company security, safety, and environmental concerns

1995-2002 ABS Group Consulting, Inc. Houston, Texas

Senior Consultant and Lead Auditor

Consultant with over 75 companies to prepare them for ISM Code, ISO 9001, and ISO 14001 development, implementation, training, and certification

Development of training programs in the above three standards for awareness, implementation, and internal auditor training

Certified Lead Auditor responsible for verifying over 100 Company’s management systems shore-side and on ships with the ISM Code, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, the International Ship Management Association (ISMA) Code, and the American Waterways Operator’s Responsible Carrier Program as applicable

Responsible for all ISMA audits in the Western Hemisphere

Developed and conducted an Experienced Lead Auditor refresher course for the American Bureau of Shipping surveyors

1973-1995 Texaco Marine Services Inc. Port Arthur, TX,

Master and Deck Officer

Responsible for loading and discharging oil, crude and refined

Responsible for safety and lifesaving equipment and safety of the vessel and crew

Maintained the vessels in compliance with Company, class, and Flag State regulations


Unlimited Master’s license (Document of Continuity)

Certified Lead Auditor: ISM Code, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and the ISMA Code

Certified Lead Auditor: American Waterways Operator’s Responsible Carrier Program

Certified Lead Auditor: Dredging Contractors of America

Qualified vetting inspector with Texaco Marine Inspection Services and with Marine Management Associates, Inc.

Trained and certified to conduct training in job risk assessment, confined space entry, permit to work, and isolation processes

Trained and certified to conduct training in FOCUS (field operations continually upgrading safety), advanced safety auditing (ASA), safety management leadership, and environmental management

Trained in TapRoot® and TopSet® incident investigation techniques

Trained in HERO (Helping Everyone Respond Openly to Safety) behavioral-based leadership

Trained in the Intensive Course, Bow-Ties Analysis, Barriers, and Oil and Gas Major Accident Events

Training in Introductory Well Control, accredited by IADC

Training as Company Security Officer (CSO), Ship Security Officer (SSO), and Port Facility Security Officer (served in the role of CSO)


Graduate with honors, US Merchant Marine Academy, 1973 (BS, Marine Transportation and Nautical Science)

MBA, Business Administration with a specialty in Global Management, November, 2006 (University of Phoenix)

Proficient in the following disciplines: ISM Code, ISPS Code, ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO 14001 Environmental Management, task risk assessment, hazard identification, DROPS, working at height, HAZCOM, hazard identification, safety leadership, lock-out/tag-out, confined space entry, permit to work, incident investigation, root cause analysis, DNV Loss Control, TapRoot®, TopSet®, behavioral-based safety processes, and emergency response protocols

Professional Memberships and Achievements

Appointed by the United States Secretary of Homeland Security as a Member of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Council (NOSAC)

Received Recognition from the Offshore Operators Committee for chairing a Definitions Subcommittee of a joint Operator-Contractor Initiative to create and deliver in public venues, standardized tools to meet the new SEMS Rule.

Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Houston

Member, The Nautical Institute

Member of Houston Chapter of the US Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association

Member of the IADC Subcommittee for Safety, ISM, and STW

Published a guidance document for the ISM Code while with ABS Consulting, Inc.

Contributory member of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC)

Member of the Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Council (New Orleans) under Homeland Security and the US Coast Guard

Principle Author: “Guidance Notes on the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006” on behalf of the American Bureau of Shipping

Developed the text input for the ABS HSQE Navigator program which coordinates guidance to Companies regarding implementing occupational health, safety, quality, environmental, and ISM management systems

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