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Safety Specialist for Werner Enterprises

Location:
Bellevue, Nebraska, United States
Posted:
January 12, 2017

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William C. Ijames

**** ****** **, **********, ** 68007 402-***-**** (C) acx81j@r.postjobfree.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE Mar 2016 to Present

Safety Specialist, Secret Clearance

Conduct all training courses offered by the Safety Department, including simulator training.

Perform all safety related functions including, but not limited to, accident reviews, annual reviews, and remedial log training and simulator training.

Perform drug and Breath Alcohol Tests (BAT).

Provide 24 hr on call support to the Safety Department as determined by the Safety Manager or Terminal Manager.

Counsel drivers for DOT violations and violations of company policy.

Conduct road tests and evaluations with drivers to determine driver safety and compliance to Company Policies and Department of Transportation rules and regulations.

Werner Enterprises, Omaha, NE Jul 2015 to Mar 2016

Specialized Services Fleet Coordinator, Secret Clearance

Assures continued management, communication, and coordination of truck fleet using satellite and telephone networks during the off-hours.

Answer and process messages from drivers through the Qualcomm satellite communication system. Monitor Assigned, Pre-Assigned, Committed, and Late load status. Authorize lumper pay, emergency home time, route drivers to terminals for safety issues, plan swaps & splits as needed.

Answer telephone calls from drivers regarding home time, swap/splits, routing issues. Answer telephone calls from customers.

Troubleshoot problems that drivers have such as: late loads, load assignment, routing, permits, lumpers, advances, finding empty trailers and overweight problems.

Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisory personnel.

United States Air Force, Offutt AFB, NE Feb 2013- Jul 2015

Terminal Air Traffic Controller Secret Clearance, CTO (local, flight data, and ground control)

Watch Supervisor; managed a crew of 14; developed duty schedules, training schedules; developed training plans for trainees experiencing difficulty in training.

Responsible for the safe and expeditious flow of traffic encompassing numerous airframes including H/B-747, H/C-135, H/C-17, SW-4, F-18, and numerous small light civil types; airspace Class Charlie.

Control military and civilian aircraft in a Visual Flight rules (VFR) and Instrument Flight rules (IFR) environment.

Observe and report airport advisories, critical weather information and equipment outages.

United States Air Force, Incirlik, Turkey Feb 2011- Feb 2013

Terminal Air Traffic Controller, Radar Approach Controller Secret Clearance, CTO (local, flight data, and ground control)

Managed 10K+ annual aircraft operations in a joint operated USAF/Turkish Air Force air traffic control tower.

Coordinated with host nation controllers/agencies; ensures safe/expeditious flow of civilian/military air traffic.

Responsible for equipment to include radios, landlines, tower radar display, and simulator valued over $3.5M.

Oversaw all qualifications, upgrade/position trng, performance evaluations and manages all quality initiatives.

United States Air Force, Cannon AFB, New Mexico Jul 2007- Feb 2011 Terminal Air Traffic Controller, Secret Clearance, CTO (local, flight data, and ground control)

Supervised five controllers & resources worth $5.7M; monitors pilot & controller compliance with directives.

Issued air traffic control (ATC) clearances, instructions, & advisories to ensure safe & expeditious traffic flow.

Directed controllers' actions during aircraft emergencies; implements emergency operational plans & procedures.

Assigned operating positions, manages team training program, and ensures controllers meet proficiency requirements.

United States Air Force, Incirlik, Turkey Dec 2004- Jul 2007

Terminal Air Traffic Controller, Secret Clearance, CTO (local, flight data, and ground control)

Supervised three controllers, two local Turkish national interpreters and equipment in a joint use USAF/Turkish Air Force control tower with over 10,000 annual operations.

Coordinated with local host nation controllers and agencies to ensure the safe and expeditious flow of civilian and military air traffic in accordance with USAF, ICAO and FAA directives.

Organized, evaluated and documented qualification and upgrade training, and assigned trainers and monitors.

Responsible for equipment to include radios, landlines, tower radar display, and simulator valued over $3.5M.

United States Air Force, Robins AFB, Georgia Oct 2002- Dec 2004

Terminal Air Traffic Controller, Secret Clearance, CTO (local, flight data, and ground control)

Supervised the safe and efficient air traffic control services to over 40,000 aircraft operations annually to three flying units from three major commands.

Formulated and issued air traffic clearances, control instructions, and advisories in accordance with FAA, DoD and local directives.

Processed and forwarded flight plan information, complied statistical data, monitored equipment and made tower visibility and weather observations.

Operated ATC radar and air and ground communication equipment in performance of duties.

United States Air Force, Kunsan AB, Korea Apr 2002-Oct 2002 Terminal Air Traffic Controller, Secret Clearance, CTO (local, flight data, and ground control)

Provided air traffic control to the Republic of Korea and commercial airliners in support of the USAF, Republic of Korea Air Force and civilian joint use airport.

Ensured Federal Aviation Administration, Air Force and local directives were applied to ensure that over 38,600 annual operations were conducted in a safe and expeditious manner.

Coordinated control and movement information with Kunsan Approach Control and 7 outside agencies to ensure mission requirements were met.

Maintained constant surveillance of airspace and movement area, & issued traffic alerts to enhance the safety of ATC systems..

United States Air Force, Pope AFB, North Carolina Oct 1998- Apr 2002 Terminal Air Traffic Controller, Secret Clearance, CTO (local, flight data, and ground control)

Supervised Air Traffic Control operations in the most complex tower in Air Mobility Command.

Provided services to two squadrons of A-10s and 2 squadrons of C-130s assigned to the 43d Airlift Wing.

Supervised aircraft clearances, control instructions, time sensitive advisories & maintained facility logs and records.

Directed controller training, implemented emergency plans & procedures & briefed and assigned personnel to operating positions.

EDUCATION

Community College of the Air Force

Associates degree; Air Traffic Management and Operations



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