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Manager Safety

Marshall, Texas, United States
October 24, 2016

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John D. Young, Jr. *** Underwood Road • Marshall, Texas 75672' 903-***-**** È 903-***-****




Marshall ISD 2014-Present

Temporary and full time teaching/tutoring assignments for grades K-12, all subjects. Last assignment 7th Grade

Algebra from January 2016 to June 2016. Currently certifying for Texas teaching certificate in

General subjects.

SAFETY MANAGER 2012 – 2014

MASTEC, Inc. Gaffney, SC

Served as safety supervisor on nine (9) major electrical high line construction projects for utilities in Texas,

Colorado and Oklahoma. Provided audits, reporting, incident investigation, oversight and training for crews

building T-lines, switch yards and helicopter work. TRIR 0.55 for 18 months. In 2013 worked on build of 150 miles with 300 towers of 345Kv with two sub stations in west Texas. Taught OSHA 10 Hr; LOTO; JLG

and forklift operators; newcomer orientation, First Aid, CPR; fall protection; electrical safety and other topics

as needed to 1100 employees and contractors.

SAFETY CONSULTANT 2010 – 2012 & 2014-2015


Provide safety training and auditing to major firms in electrical generation, oil, gas, service and manufacturing

businesses in Texas, Mexico and South America. Prepared safety plans, emergency action plans, policies and procedures for small firms who need to meet Federal standards. Act as on site safety officer for customer shut down and maintenance turn arounds. No lost time incidents in two years, all projects completed on time, and on budget.

Senior Site Health & Safety Manager 2008 - 2010

RMT, Inc. Madison, Wisconsin

Constructed 40 Clipper C-96 and 182 Vestas V-82 wind turbine generators and a 25-mile, 345 kV transmission line to generate 400 MW of renewable energy in Indiana, along with 80 GE 1.5 kW wind turbine generators to generate 115.5 MW of renewable energy in North Dakota. Project elements were reviewed for health & safety compliance including construction of substations, civil infrastructure, foundations, underground electrical collection systems, wind turbine erection and commissioning.

Implemented Behavior-Based Safety (BBS) program for both projects resulting in 685 days without a lost time incident and savings of $1.2 million.

Senior Regional Director 2006 - 2008

Austin Industries Dallas, Texas

Regional Safety Director for 6 projects with a combined value of $6 Million covering three states, including river and road bridges, railroad construction, highway construction, and heavy commercial construction.

Instructor on Railroad safety, OSHA 10-hour, First Aid / CPR, fall protection and other related safety training for 700 contractors and all company supervisors.

Kept EMR at 0.68 for all projects in region with savings of $350,000 in insurance premiums. Trained 150 supervisors and over 300 hourly personnel in team building, safety responsibilities, OSHA 10-hour and related Construction Safety courses

Technical Instructor 2005 - 2006

Texas State Technical College Marshall, Texas

State technical school trainer on safety outreach programs for industries with up to 3,600 employees. Course work given included:

OSHA 10-hour, First Aid / CPR, Trenching & Shoring, Confined Space, Electrical & LOTO, Forklift Operation, Crane Safety & Rigging, Fall Protection, Excavations and Scaffolding, Supervisor management training updates.

Senior Director, ES&H 2002 - 2005

Bechtel, Inc. San Francisco, California

Project Safety Manager China 2004 - 2005 for heavy construction in Asia for a 24/7, $500 Million dollar plant with 3,400 workers, 72 safety staff members and 2.6 million man hours worked over two years. Plant erection involved high steel, concrete, roads, electrical work and extensive use of cranes.

Central US Region Director for Safety US in nineteen (19) states 2003 - 2004 for the AT&T and Cingular upgrades to cell systems. As senior safety team member, managed 7 regional safety personnel working with regional and project managers.

China: Stopped serious accident trend allowing only 4 recordable incidents and 1 lost time incident with 2.6 million man hours worked, helping Corning Glass meet construction schedules. Recipient, Chinese National Award for best Safety Program.

Fleet and ES&H Director 1999 - 2002

RCN Chicago, Illinois

Directed fleet operations and purchasing, driver training, safety training of technicians and subcontractors, overall safety programs and community relations.

Fleet procurement, maintenance and operations efforts resulted in $428,000.00 in savings the first year.

Earned an EMR of 0.4 and earned the Gold Safety Award for Safety Performance from SCTE (Society of Cable and Television Engineers). Built new fleet of 200 vehicles, setup driver training for 300 drivers, trained new supervisors in safety and kept insurance premiums below estimates, saving $400,000 the first year.

Director Safety & Fleet 1995 - 1999

Time Warner Cable Construction Division Denver, Colorado

Projects included telecommunications construction for fiber optics and cell phone operations, including tower construction with sub contractors, control rooms, and fiber optic systems on poles and underground with directional boring.

Set up safety policies and procedures, purchased and set standards for all fleet vehicles, reduced recordable incidents from 19 the first year to 3 the second year saving over $2,000,000 in insurance premiums and repair costs to vehicles. Instrumental in the division being named the most outstanding in TWC.

Senior Director ES&H 1991 - 1995

Amoco Oil / ECOVA Golden, Colorado

Managed Safety for Amoco and a subsidiary, working on hazardous waste treatment operations in refineries, chemical plants and super fund remediation sites.

Created a radical change to system for cleaning tanks with volatile emissions using a vacuum truck combined with an incinerator which cut cleaning time by 75%, increased safety factors by 300% and saved over $100,000 in costs per tank.

Wing Ground and Explosive Safety Manager 1984 - 1994

USAF, Air National Guard (Reserve Retirement 25 Years Service) Denver, Colorado

Managed explosive and ground safety, including site planning, storage, handling, shipping, and compatibility of explosives, as well as general base and fight line safety.

Explosive manager for 3 major deployments involving seven million dollars in assets from Wing as well as movement of 500 personnel with no incidents and TRIR of zero.

Received two Outstanding Unit Safety Awards for deployments. Received USAF Commendation Medal in Safety (2), Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Medal, Meritorious Unit Medal, Vietnam Combat Medal, And National Defense Medal.


MBA course of study

Stephen F. Austin University

MS – Occupational Safety & Health

Almeda University

BS – Accounting & Management

East Texas Baptist University

AA – Safety

Air University, USAF

Additional courses, seminars and workshops include:

Numerous professional training and certification courses


Certified Utility Safety Administrator, National Safety Council • Certified Safety Manager, American Society of Safety Engineers • Industrial Hygiene Certified, Amoco • Certified First Aid / CPR Instructor, American Red Cross • Vocational Safety Teaching Certificate, Colorado State University • Certified Fall Protection Trainer & Rescuer, Com Train • Certified Trainer for OSHA 500 & 501 (10-hour, 30-hour) and Lab Safety, OSHA • Certified Operational Safety Manager, DuPont • Certified Trenching & Shoring Instructor • Certified Fork Lift Trainer * Certified Hazardous Materials Leak, Spill and Fire Control Supervisor, USAF * Emergency Manager, FEMA * Certified in LEAN Management * Workman’s Compensation Manager Certification.

“What others say…”

“John is one of the most dedicated, experienced and knowledgeable persons in safety I have ever been associated with. John’s aggressive involvement had caused our lost work time injury rate to drop 33% in the past year.”

Brigadier General George A. Franzen, United States Air Force


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