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Canada
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October 03, 2016

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Career Summary: Globally experienced Construction Management professional, with over 20 years in progressively senior roles; including to date three (3) corporate HSE directorships with major American, Canadian and Australian corporations across North America, Central America, South America, Arctic and Asia. Executed within both corporate and major project environments. Recognized for grasp of big picture and HSE & QC role within business and impact on bottom line and continuous safety performance improvements. Change Agent and natural Leader. Strong mentor and relationship builder between Clients, General Contractor’s and Sub’s as well as Business Development functions. As comfortable in Boardroom as walking site. Heavy Construction and Industrial experience in oil & gas, power generation, pulp and paper, structural steel fabrication and erection, mining, smelting, marine facilities and infrastructure within Greenfield and Brownfield development.

Substantial experience in management, all EPCM functions as well as corporate roles. H&S background includes development of both corporate and site specific HSE Management Systems, Owner’s Rep roles, Management of sub-contractors, Fit For work programs, Emergency Response and Rescue plans at both project/site and corporate levels, including Risk Management and Crisis Management planning, numerous Training sessions delivered to both workers crews and executives, Mentoring of both individuals to construction profession and sub-contractor’s management teams, surface/open pit & underground mine experience, bid pre-qualification programs, Project Golden Rules development, Daily/Weekly/Monthly and comparative statistical reporting on HSE metrics, with focus on Leading Indicators, strong proponent of reinforcing positive behaviours and Behavioural Based Observation, Incident Investigation, Spreadsheet trend analysis, Daily Project Coordination Meetings, Weekly contractor Progress Reviews, Monthly Project Status Reporting and Meetings, Scheduling, Budgets, ITP Development, JHA and JSA training and development, ISO and OHSAS implementation across multiple locations, implementation of Corporate wide policies and procedures over wide geographic base, and Construction Manager roles all bring a robust depth of skill set easily adaptable to the myriad of daily issues involved in Construction Projects with a strong understanding of the business model.

Education and Professional Development Qualifications

■University of Washington, Certified Safety & Health Specialist

■Ryerson University, Human Resources Management

■Carleton University, Management Studies – Honours

■Algonquin College, Management Studies Program

■McGill University, Management Communications – Honours

■Concordia University, General Arts Courses

■Interpersonal Management Skills, Xerox Learning Systems

■Alberta Construction Safety Association-Construction Safety Training System (CSTS)

■Negotiating Successfully, Time Life Multi-Media Courses

■Loss Control Management, Industrial Accident Prevention Assoc.

■Hazard Recognition, Industrial Accident Prevention Assoc.

■Work Place Inspection, Industrial Accident Prevention Association

■Safety, Health & the Law, Industrial Accident Prevention Association

■Chemical Hazard Identification, Industrial Accident Prevention Association

■Accident Investigation, Industrial Accident Prevention Association

■Successful Management, American Management Association

■Certified WHMIS Trainer, Boilermaker Contractors Association

■Project Management – Basics, BHP/Hain Consulting

■Project Management –Plus, BHP/Hain Consulting

■St. John’s Ambulance Emergency First Aid

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Education and Professional Development Qualifications continued:

■Red Cross Standard First Aid

■NORCAT General Safety Induction/WHMIS/Respirator Fit Tested/ZES

■Glencore Falconbridge Smelter Safety Orientation

■Vale Smelter Orientation

■NWT/Nunavut Mine Supervisor Level II Certification (Surface and Underground experienced)

■Professional member Canadian Society Safety Engineering (CSSE)

Employment History

KMA Contracting Inc. Construction Manager (Napanee Generating Station, ON) 2016-Current *Develop and lead QC program and project specific procedures *Manage sub-contractors H&S/QC program adherence * Construction Superintendent managing all sub-trades erecting 5 engineered structural steel buildings and interiors (Cladding, Sheet Metal, Electrical, HVAC, Mechanical, Carpentry, Masonry, Roofing).

Patrick Mechanical Ltd. Project Safety Consultant 2015 * Restructured crew safety equipment procurement process, streamlining delivery as and when required with improved expenditure results. * Initiated Behavioral Based Observations on multiple sub-contractors on major Vale and Glencore smelter capital projects. *Supervised rebar installation concrete pours and mechanical installation.

KGHM International. Manager, Health, Safety & Security 2014-2015 Victoria Mine *Implemented regional first for pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and Fit for Work pre-requisites of sub-contractors; resulting in drastically decreased incidents. * Negotiated HSE requirements pre and post sub-contractor award * Extensively mentored construction coordinators in personal responsibility for ensuring safe work practices. *Mentored and managed all sub-contractors.

Ainsworth Engineered. Manager, Safety & Environment 2014 * Revamped and restructured the complete Safety Management Plan resulting in increased supervisory role and responsibility regarding safety performance. * Instituted daily follow-up of Preventive Maintenance activities drastically improving both safety and start-up performance for OSB plant re-start.

HATCH Ltd. Manager, Safety 2013 – 2014* Implemented close coordination between client operations and construction crews in a process that eliminated incidents throughout project execution on Greenfield $6 billion, Mary River Iron Ore Project, located on Baffin Island. * Executed the largest sealift in arctic history through 24 hour darkness with Zero safety or environmental incident.

AMEC LLC Owners Rep (HSSE Specialist) 2012 – 2013 *Owners’ Rep (Rio Tinto) HSSE Specialist kick-started training and mentoring for local contractors culminating in Zero incidents throughout commissioning team on boilers, water filtration plant and other mine site infrastructure facilities at Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia.* Developed and put in place planning for transition from construction phase to operations.

SNC Lavalin Corporate Director, HSEC Mining & Metallurgy 2011 – 2012 *Reporting directly to Senior VP, as senior executive responsible for Health, Safety & Environment management for Mining & Metallurgy Division. *Responsible for Operations offices in Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia and the full pipeline of BHP Billiton HUB projects estimated in excess of $1 billion Capex expenditure per year over next 25 years as well as Nickel, Potash & Gold projects worldwide. *26 Direct reports both in office and project sites worldwide. *Provided corporate governance of HSEC policies and procedures. *Ongoing development of HSEC Management Systems & Procedures and initiatives. *Implemented numerous chargeable services for inter-company delivery to self-finance HSE Dept. budget.*Project auditing, corporate HSEC training and Project HSEC Staffing. *Direct preparation of project specific HSEC programs. *Supported BD and proposal preparation. *Key resource for operations. Environmental compliance. Government, Community and Client interface relations. *This being my third Corporate HSEC Directorship, the others being AUSENCO and CANRON Construction Corp. (see below for details).

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CANRON Western Constructors Ltd. Manager, HSE 2010 – 2011- Reporting to Senior VP, Supreme Group, I am senior executive responsible for Health, Safety & Environment management for Custom Steel Fabrication Shop and Construction Operations. Focusing on Port Mann Bridge project. Develop company policies and procedures, implement BBS programs, initiate HSE awareness plans, provide BD support to client presentations, Project Specific HSE Programs and proposal preparation, resource to management, formulate annual HSE Objectives and strategic plan, and implement training programs.

AUSENCO Corporate Director, HSEC, 2005 – 2009- Reporting to President and CEO, responsible for aligning Ausenco with corporate HSEC objectives. My mandate includes developing, reviewing, and implementing policies, programs, systems and procedures; developing industry and client benchmarks; assisting in setting corporate HSEC objectives and targets; ensuring Operation Managers and Project Managers apply appropriate HSEC policies and procedures; providing HSEC services to selected projects; and evaluating HSEC messaging in BD, proposals and promotional material as well as participating in presentations to clients. *Directed and managed implementation of Safety OHSAS 18001, Quality ISO 9000 and Environmental ISO 14001 International Standards Accreditation.

Chronological Employment History

2016-Current KMA Contracting Inc., Construction Manager, Napanee Generating Station ON

2015- Patrick Mechanical Ltd., Consultant Project HSE -Sudbury ON

2014- 2015 KGHM International, Manager, Health, Safety & Security-Sudbury ON

2014- AINSWORTH ENGINEERED, Manager, Health & Safety- High Level AB

2013 - 2014 HATCH LTD., Site Safety Manager- Baffin Island NU

2012 – 2013 AMEC LLC/ Rio Tinto, Owners Rep/HSSE Specialist- Mongolia

2011 – 2012 SNC Lavalin Inc., Corporate Director HSEC Mining and Metallurgy – Toronto ON

2010 – 2011 CANRON Western Constructors Ltd., Manager, HSE- Vancouver BC

2009 – 2010 Fransen Engineering., Construction Management Consultant-Vancouver BC

2005 – 2009 AUSENCO, Corporate Director, HSEC-Vancouver BC

2003 – 2005 BHP Billiton, Ekati Mine, Projects Manager, HSEC – Yellowknife NT

2001 – 2003 CANRON Construction, Corporate Director, HSE – Toronto ON

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