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Safety Project

Houston, Texas, United States
October 17, 2016

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Jonathan A. Torres

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Houston, TX **049



To become associated with a company where I can utilize my skills and gain further experience while enhancing the company’s productivity and reputation.


Bilingual- English/Spanish

MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.

Detail oriented and highly organized.

Excellent communication skills-both written and oral.

Able to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

Ability to relate to people at any level of business and management.

Dependable. Motivated. Problem-solver.

Interpreter, Translator

Professional Background:

Safety Professional with strength in strategic planning and extensive technical and regulatory expertise. Have delivered significant safety (HS&E) performance, cost reductions and organizational and cultural change to drive business growth and control short/long term liability. Implemented processes to address new regulations, emerging trends and sustainability for major companies. Collaborative leader with the ability to build trust, gain respect and support to bring together individuals motivated to achieve optimal results. Well-disciplined with proven ability to manage multiple assignments efficiently under pressure while meeting tight deadline schedules. Solid leadership, management, motivational, supervisory and administrative skills.

Employment History

June 2015- Present – Hunt Construction Group, Houston, TX

SH&E Project Safety Coordinator

Methodist North Tower Expansion Phase I, Houston, TX

Assist with the devolvement and execution of site specific health and safety plans.

Inspects assigned sites for compliance with SH&E projects plans.

Ensure the monitoring of employees exposures at assigned sites are conducted in accordance with health and safety plans.

Monitors sites SH&E incident trends and assist in the developing corrective action plans.

Coordinate safety work assignments, personnel administration, and training.

Accompanied all safety, health and insurance inspectors on walk through tours.

Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.

Document all accidents, safety violation, unsafe conditions and activities.

December 2012- June 2015- D.E Harvey Builders, Houston, TX

Project HSE Manager

Shell Woodcreek Phase III-V, Houston, TX

Responsible for putting together various safety programs to establish a safe work environment for every subcontractor.

Carry out preconstruction meetings with subcontractor prior to stepping onto the jobsite to inform the subcontractor of the safety culture and rules on the project.

Responsible of tracking Self Performed and Subcontractor safe work hours.

Organize regular walk through with company owners and project managers, safety inspections of construction areas to determine compliance with company rules and regulation.

Provided site safety orientation for new employees and subcontractor employees.

Manage training for staff and craft to development safety awareness and understanding in accordance with both the Company and Customer’s safety programs.

Managed accident investigations, near misses taking place on the jobsite and kept track onto a database to track the different behaviors that were going on.

Coordinated and manage over twenty project site safety representatives from different trades.

Work along with the Project managers and Superintendent to turn around three twelve story buildings and two eight story precast garage.

July 2012- December 2012- CECO Concrete Construction, San Antonio, TX

Site Safety Supervisor

Anadarko Hackett Tower, the Woodlands, TX

Assists in controlling hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities though interface with project management/supervisory personnel.

Conducts regular walk through safety inspections of construction areas to determine compliance with company rules and regulation.

Conducts site safety orientation for new employees and subcontractor employees.

Completes reports of inspections in a timely manner documenting any noted deficiencies and follow up to ensure corrective action.

Conducts staff and craft safety training to advance safety awareness and understanding in accordance with both the Company and Customer’s safety programs.

Investigates any accident, incident and near miss occurring on the jobsite and completes all required documentation on a timely basis.

Subcontractor liaison - Planning, communication, effective negotiation, and troubleshooting to assist with compliance to OSHA regulation and policies by general contractor.

November 2011-March 2012- Baker Concrete, Houston, TX

Safety Advisor

Exxon Mobile Delta Project, Spring TX

Ensure that our employees were working under safe working conditions, conducted safety toolbox meetings before initiating the working task.

Took responsibility in training our superintendents in (LPO'S)- Loss Prevention Observations.

Responsible of carrying out monthly inspections on all electrical, rigging and personal tools making sure they were in working conditions.

Also performed accident reports and investigations with general contractors and other subcontractors

Assisted any employee with any concern when making sure if they need any extra personal protection equipment in order to conduct their tasks.

November 2010-November 2011 Safway Services, Pasadena, TX

Personnel Administrative Assistant

Provide new hire and Safety training/orientation to employees

Daily Interview to determine if possible employee had the proper qualifications.

Conduct (bilingual) Safety meetings, Safety training/educations and/or presentations.

Multi project safety inspections/walkthrough

New hire training adjustments /Process new hire packets


Service the damage swing stage motors

Inspected equipment to the manufacture specs before send it leaves out to the field.

Assist multiple customers on field equipment rental with equipment installation and equipment safety inspection.

Kept daily inventory reports

July 2009 – November 2010 Marek Brothers, Houston, TX

Safety Representative

Assisted the Marek Corporate Safety manager in creating computer base training for field workers on basic safety orientation and equipment training on both languages

Responsible for equipment inspection such as scissor lifts and boom lifts

Conducted the safety orientation for new employees on site.

Provided training and coaching of employee job execution.

Perform other work related activities.


South Houston High School, South Houston, TX

High School Diploma, 2009

San Jacinto College, Pasadena, TX

Working on My Associates Degree in Safety, Present


NCCER Construction Site Safety Technician (CSST 100 hrs.), Safety Advantage, Channelview TX, 08/2016

OSHA 510 Standards of Construction Industry, UTA, Houston TX, 08/2013

OSHA 511 Standards of General Industry, UTA, Houston TX, 09/2014

OSHA 500 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry Train the Trainer course, UTA, Houston TX, 05/2014

OSHA 521 Standards of Industrial Hygiene, UTA, Houston TX, 04/2015

OSHA 3015 Excavation, Trenching, and Soil Mechanics 10/2014

OSHA 30 HR Class Certification, Gilbane, Houston TX, 2010

OSHA 10 HR Class Certification, Marek Brothers, Houston TX, 2010

CPR Certification, Cintas, Houston TX, 2013

Drug & Alcohol Testing Program Certification, 2012

Competent Scaffolding and in use of Fall Protection Equipment Certification, Houston TX, 2010

Scaffold Regulation Training for System Scaffold, Pasadena TX, 2011

Quick Deck Advanced Erector Trainer, Scotia New York, 2011


Houston Area Safety Council Basic Plus

Crane Hand Signaling, PureSafety, 2012

Accident Investigation Analysis, PureSafety, 2012


Volunteer in the OSHA 10HR Marathon for The Hispanic Contractors Association de Tejas


Had the opportunity to be part of a $500,000,000 project with a peak of 1500 employees and 50+ subcontractors.

Successfully accomplish working 513 days without recordable accidents and counting.

Along with 2.9 million plus man hours without lost time accidents.

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