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Environmental Health and Safety Management

Los Angeles, California, United States
October 05, 2016

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Steve Delmar ** Auburn Ave 626-***-****, 626-***-**** (C)

Sierra Madre, CA 91024


Senior Industrial Manager with a background in environmental and safety compliance, and operations management. Extensive experience working with agencies such as the California EPA, OSHA, Regional Water Boards, Local Air Districts, and CUPAs. Organized and detail oriented with success driving continuous improvement in a team setting. Possess current 40- hour HAZWOPER, DOT Hazardous Material Shipper, and First Aid/CPR Certificates, with working knowledge of:

Environmental and OSHA Regulations

(California and Federal) (21 years)

RCRA Site Remediation/Groundwater

Landfill Management (15 years)

ISO 14001 (10 years)

Waste Water Management and NPDES

Permits (25 years)

Air Permitting including Federal Title V

Permits (20 years)

Hazardous Waste Management (21 yrs)

Radiation Safety (10 years)

Multi-state Environmental Management

Workers Compensation (5 years)

Injury Reduction (21 years)

CALARP including Federal RMP and

PSM Regulations (12 years)

Underground storage tanks (10 years)

Developing and maintaining various

required Plans (SWPPP, BMPP, SPCC,

Waste Contingency Plan, IIPP, etc.)

Emergency Response & Fire Safety (20


Safety and Risk Program Management

Industrial Hygiene, Chemical Hygiene (15


DOT, IATA (10 years)

Training and Leadership (21 years)

California Tiered Permitting (21 years)

Education B.A. Chemistry California State University Hayward, CA Experience

Concorde Battery Corporation West Covina, CA 2012 to 2016 Director Environmental, Health and Safety

Responsible for risk management and regulatory compliance with all environmental and OSHA requirements including DOT, fire protection, Safety Compliance and Injury Reduction, Worker’s Compensation, and Emergency Response for facilities in both California and Georgia.

● Established recycling program, reducing trash costs by approximately $17,000 annually.

● Implemented EHS Management System software to improve compliance reliability.

● Negotiated lab contract, reducing blood lead testing costs by $12,000/year.

● Implemented sulfuric acid recovery program, reducing raw material and waste treatment costs by approximately $180,000/year.

● Negotiated contract with sulfuric acid supplier, reducing the cost of sulfuric acid raw material by approximately $40,000/year.

● Applied for and acquired all environmental permits for new facility in Austell, Georgia Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation Sunnyvale, CA 2010 – 2012 Manager Environmental Affairs

Responsible for regulatory compliance with all environmental compliance requirements, including Air Permits, TSCA, DOT and Environmental System Operations (Wastewater, Groundwater Treatment Systems).

Negotiated wastewater fee reduction with the City of Sunnyvale and implemented water reduction projects (7 MM gallons/year) resulting in annual savings of over $200,000/year.

“Leaned” Training Program and implemented Environmental Management Information System software to improve compliance reliability and reduce costs.

Implemented cardboard recycling program, saving approximately $50,000 annually. Avery Dennison Corporation Pasadena, CA 2006 - 2009 Manager EHS/Facilities, Avery Research Center

Responsible for regulatory compliance with all environmental, safety and other regulations and ordinances, including TSCA, Transportation Demand Management and hazardous waste management. Responsible for managing facilities maintenance functions and personnel.

Implemented 5S Program to drive continuous improvement in safe lab practices.

Set up chemical inventory system for approximately 10,000 lab chemicals.

Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Los Angeles Chapter. USS-POSCO Industries Pittsburg, CA 1988 – 2006

Division Manager Environmental and Safety 1994 – 2006 Responsible for managing a Staff of 7 environmental and safety management professionals to maintain compliance with applicable environmental and safety laws and regulations, apply for and administer various permits (Air, Wastewater, Solid Waste), manage utility operations

(Incoming and Wastewater Treatment Plants, Oil Recovery and Recycling Plant), manage ISO 14001 Program, develop/manage financial budgets, and manage Steel Mill chemical operations.

Developed and managed Safety programs (over 1000 employees), reducing the Recordable Injury Rate from over 17 to 3 per 200,000 man-hours.

Developed ISO 14001 Environmental Management Program and received certification.

Reduced environmental costs by over $500K per year through waste reduction, recycling efforts, and aggressive contract negotiations.

Championed Six Sigma Team which identified and remediated cause of excessive hydrochloric acid “pickling” line losses, resulting in annual savings over $200K per year.

Member of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Committee on the Environment. Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) San Francisco Chapter. Operations Manager 1988 – 1994

Responsible for managing Kawasaki Multipurpose Continuous Annealing Line for flat rolled steel and two hot-dip galvanizing lines. Responsible for construction, startup, and operations of hydrochloric acid regeneration plant and marketing of iron oxide by-product.

Started up Hydrochloric Acid Recycling Plant. Designed and constructed analytical lab facility. Redesigned configuration of storage tank system to eliminate waste material.

Managed three processing lines which included supervising six managers and 100 union operating employees. Increased production rates by over 20%.

Member of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Committee on Sheet Products

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