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Safety Management

Youngsville, Louisiana, United States
October 20, 2016

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Jerry W. Breaux, COSS

*** ***** ***** ***** *********, LA 70508 337-***-****

Health/Safety/Environment Supervisor

Experienced professional with proven success in oil and gas environments; plant and construction. Strong ability to build and lead teams that meet and exceed designated goals and expectations. Demonstrated skills in managing projects from concept to completion ensuring on-time, on-budget, and on-target delivery. Expertise in developing and implementing processes and procedures that increase efficiencies. Knowledgeable in safety rules and regulations. Extensive background in exploration, production, and regulatory affairs.


Team Leadership Staff Training and Development Client Relations Project Management

Government Solutions Advice Cost Reduction Resource Management

Strategic Planning and Analysis Budget Development and Oversight Service Delivery


SHELL OIL COMPANY, New Orleans, LA 2013-Present

UAD SEMS Focal Point/Senior SEMS Specialist 2014-Present

Oversee United States of America Deepwater Safety and Environmental Management Systems program including audit preparation and planning. Serve as company contact and attendee of all industry and regulatory committee meetings. Secure annual reports for the Center for Offshore Safety and Bureau of Safety and Environment Enforcements. Manage company safety and environmental management systems team on all business units. Facilitate operations for 0207 SEMS standard annual review.

Senior HSE Technician 2013-2014

Worked on transition team for Shell Cognac to EnVen. Helped operations group at on-site location. Guided waste storage and disposal efforts. Participated in daily production reviews. Conducted local and quarterly safety audits. Served as primary behavior-based system management contact. Investigated, reported, and resolved incidents. Attended regulatory committee and weekly health, safety, and environment network and technician phone-in sessions. Analyzed safety through daily on-site visual inspections. Aided Partner in Safety adherence to Shell policy. Took part in daily safety meetings.


Corporate Safety Director

Managed entire company safety program. Trained company employees on safety and environmental management systems to meet or beat company and industry standards. Supported corporate leadership and clients on health, safety, and environment and technical tactics. Developed and deployed field level health, safety, and environmental policies, procedures, and guidelines. Reported updates to upper management and clients daily and weekly. Audited internal and external safety and policy measures.

SOUTHERN ERECTORS, INC., Pensacola, FL 2010-2011

Field Safety Superintendent

Trained construction staff members on safety standards. Administered safety of ironworkers, welders, pipefitters, and equipment operators on cranes, forklifts, and personnel. Created safety initiatives for planning meetings of multiple construction projects. Launched safety programs complying with customer and Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements. Worked as supervising safety specialist on various construction assignments. Audited internal and external safety and policy procedures. Arranged and executed training for all personnel.


Contract Field Safety Specialist

Assisted Shell Oil on safety during decommissioning, demolition, and rebuilding of production structures in Gulf of Mexico. Collaborated with construction superintendent. Oversaw construction health, safety, and environment and platform well plus and abandon. Executed safety audits and established safety procedures for client. Conducted and generated safety meetings and approval of work permits including JSA oversight.

SOUTHERN ERECTORS, INC., Pensacola, FL 2008-2009

Contract Project Safety Manager

Supervised all aspects of documenting, training, and daily direction of demolition/rebuild of recipitator for OSHA valued program participant jobsite. Oversaw project health, safety, and environment duties of 250 staff. Conducted daily safety and job safety analysis sessions. Directed project equipment and operators including six cranes and eight forklifts. Partnered with plant safety team to guarantee safety program compliance. Assured ironworker, welder, and pipefitter safety.

TOTAL SAFETY, Lafayette, LA 2006-2008

Contract Safety Specialist

Handled demolition and rebuild for Chevron and Shell pipeline facility in Buras following Hurricane Katrina. Conducted safety training and observations and monitored air quality during rebuild of pipeline, storage tank facility, and facility buildings for Chevron in southern Louisiana. Audited and followed site safety. Led approvals of all job safety analysis and safe work permits.

Achieved outstanding safety record for Chevron operations and outside construction crews.

Learned about hydrogen sulfide including monitoring and establishing/maintenance of monitoring equipment on rescue boats and drilling rigs.

ESS SUPPORT SERVICES, Lafayette, LA 2004-2006

Contract Safety Specialist

Managed safety measures for construction sites including shipyards to petroleum plant construction before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina. Served as safety technician for Chevron Evacuee Sites in Picayune, LA; Pascagoula, MS; Belle Chase, LA, and Lafayette, LA. Worked as safety technician on Thunder Horse project for BP.


Operations Manager/Corporate Safety Director, Marine Management Contractors, Lafayette, LA, 2000-2004


COS/BSEE Certified SEMS Lead Auditor, 2015-Present; PEC Authorized Trainer for SafeGulf/SafeLand and Core Compliance, 2011-Present; Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS), National Safety Council, 2008-Present; OSHA 511; OSHA 501; OSHA 510, 2006-Present; Hazwoper III, Hazmat Technician, 2005-Present; Fire Watch/Fire Safety Certified; Slickline/Electric Line Operator

Additional Training: Competent Person Fall Protection/Harness; Confined Space Entry/Rescue; Incipient Fire Fighting Instructor; H2S Safety Training; Rigging; Accident Investigation; Waste Management; Root Cause Analysis; Hazardous Permits; Hazardous Analysis; Drug/Alcohol Awareness; Auditing; Technical Writing; Research

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