SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS · 27+ years of experience in the Environment, Health and Safety field, including expertise in management. · Dedicated, reliable, hardworking individual with the interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization. · Extensive experience across a broad range of industrial and commercial customers and facilities, including utility company power plants, and various manufacturing companies. · Works well in both team environments and individual assignments. · Successful in meeting new technical and professional challenges, and in finding solutions to meet the needs of the customer.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONSOLIDATED EDISON OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK
2008-Present: Scientist for the Environment, Health and Safety Response and Reporting Team (ERRT) · Responsibilities include ensuring the Company remains in compliance with all Federal, State, New York City laws and regulations regarding spill reporting of petroleum products and/or hazardous substances regarding environmental emergencies or incidents (Chemical releases) · Preparing inter-agency correspondence, assessment of late spill notifications, ensuring the data quality of oil spill reports, conducting safety observations, contingency plan reviews, and other site assessments, including responding to emergencies and serving as a safety officer, and other positions as appropriate, within an Incident Command System · Lead Subject Matter Expert responsible for updating the Oil Spill Contingency Program and Offsite Oil Spill Response Plans as related to the Spill Prevention Controls and Countermeasures (SPCC) · Emergency Response: coordinates with Con Edison employees, first responders, contractors and regulatory representatives to ensure the primary safety objective, environmental compliance and management of resources in completing spill control assessment and cleanup; among various other responsibilities · Additionally, was involved in implementing the Company’s Spill Response Plans (40 CFR 112 Part 109) for all of Con Edison’s Substations and Transmission Feeders that potentially could impact water ways in regard to oil spill response strategies and updating site specific plans and maps · Trained to ICS 300, 320 & 400 · Responded to multiple Company-wide serious level ICS emergency incidents· Involved in annual OPA 90 exercises · FERC/NERC training and compliance · Qualified Individual (QI) for the Company’s Facility Response Plans and Pipeline Response Plan (PHMSA) in respect to Spill Response and coordination with OSRO Organizations (33 CFR Sec. 154.1026) · Work at the EH&S Control Desk documenting calls related to Company-wide spills (Environmental Management Information System) EMIS, injuries, and accidents (Safety and Health Information System) SHIMS related to employees and contractors
2005-2008: CONSOLIDATED EDISON - Specialist in Environmental Health and Safety Department · Main responsibilities included the Safety Programs at an 80 employee Steam Generation Power Plant (Hudson Avenue) · The Safety Programs included all corporate compliance Programs, on the job training programs and safety incentive programs · Identified safety and environmentally hazardous areas in the facility for remediation and repairs · Schedule and coordinate fire protection compliance testing for fire hoses, standpipe, foam, gravity water tank, sprinkler · Completed a “Steam Production and Distribution Program” course which outlined a broad technical understanding of steam and electric production systems and steam delivery systems (25 days) · Worked closely with operations, maintenance and all operating departments regarding the safety of the steam system in the plant as related to employee safety · AED-MARS Team coordinator · Facilities Security Officer-FSO/Assistant AFSO, barge oil deliveries, Corporate Security Compliance, MARSEC Levels · Held work permits for environmental contractors, engineering projects · Worked closely with Construction during Station projects (stack removal, spalling concrete, protective netting, etc.) · Entered, closed out and coordinated safety related work orders in MAXIMO Work Management System ·
ENVIRO-HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Monroeville, PA
1991-2005: Operations Manager: Responsible for supervising personnel and coordinating the mobile health testing requirements for more than 500 clients and Industrial Hygiene sampling throughout the eastern United States. Responsibilities included all day-to-day business operations of the company · Including trouble-shooting, cost controls, and human resource management functions of hiring and training of technicians and office personnel · Interacted with every client regarding scheduling, training and follow-up calls regarding service · Develop and implement marketing strategies to expand client base. Generate reports and consult with clients regarding OSHA/MSHA compliance testing and regulatory standards. Compile data for Industrial Hygiene Surveys/Reports. Consult with medical staff relating to OSHA/MSHA regulations · Design and present training programs for clients regarding mandated employee safety, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, and environmental programs · Repair and maintain mobile testing vehicles and equipment.
AUSSIE’S PUB & GRILL & CHURCH BREW WORKS, Pittsburgh, PA 1991-1998 Manager: Supervision of bar and wait staff.
RYAN’S PUB, Pittsburgh, PA 1983-1990 Operations Manager: Responsible for managing all of the day-to-day operations.
SPECIALIZED TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS: Knowledge of OSHA (29 CFR)/MSHA (30 CFR) regulations regarding safety and health related compliance issues, including regulations on lead, asbestos, cadmium, noise, respirator protection, cotton dust, respirable dust, and silica dust. CAOCH Certified Hearing Conservationist · NIOSH Spirometry Certification/ Pulmonary Function Testing · NIOSH/OSHA/MSHA protocol regarding sound level surveys, and air monitoring for dust, fumes, mists, etc. · MSHA Dust Sampling Certification · Qualitative & quantitative respirator fit testing, vision screenings · Computer skills: Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD (for noise survey mapping); Marketing experience · 40-Hour Hazwoper Training · Trained in ArcGIS · Trained to Incident Commander Levels (300, 320 & 400), NIMS Certification (700 & 800) · EMIS, SHIMS · Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) ·
EDUCATION DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY, Pittsburgh, PA 1996 Bachelor’s Degree, Liberal Arts Honors: Deans’ List, and President’s Scholarship Award for Academic Achievement