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Clayton, NC
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May 23, 2020

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Heriberto Oquendo

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Clayton N.C. *7520 addd4c@r.postjobfree.com 787-***-**** Mobile ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER

PERSONAL SUMMARY

COMBINES A SOLID AND FORMAL TRAINING WITH SIGNIFICANT HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN THE SAFETY FIELD WITH A SINCERE DESIRE TO ACHIEVE AND SUCCEED IN ALL ASPECTS OF SAFETY. A GOAL DIRECTED LEADER WHO OPERATES EQUALLY, INDIVIDUALLY OR AS A TEAM - ORIENTATED MEMBER, AND INTERESTED IN BEING A PART OF A COMPANY THAT PUTS SAFETY AS A MAIN PRIORITY.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Seventeen (17) years’ experience as an environmental health and safety manager in support of Pharmaceutical, Refinery, Chemical Plant, Brewing Industry, Structural Steel Industry, Manufacturing Industry and General Industry capital construction projects in Puerto Rico, United State and Mexico. Experience working with the General Industry Regulations, Construction Industry Regulations, US Army Corps Engineers Regulations and Official Mexican Standard (Nom). Provide proactive environmental, health and safety leadership and ensure compliance of construction and or plant operations with federal, state, and local environmental health and safety governmental regulatory agency requirements relating to EHS. Interact with employees at all levels of the organization to reduce accidents and injuries, ensure safety and environmental compliance. Utilize leadership skills to engage various teams’ personnel increasing levels of EHS performance. Develop, implement and drive environment, health and safety initiatives through EHS committees and other business functions to increase levels of employee safety and maintain regulatory compliance. Maintain documentation required to meet company, local, state, and/or federal standards. Plan and implement environment, health and safety regulatory training, have ability to facilitate and positively influence skills in a team and to prioritize and balance multiple ongoing tasks. Excellent technical knowledge of environmental and safety regulations.

SELECT PROJECT EXPERIENCE (2000 TO PRESENT

CIC Construction Group USA, LLC

Raleigh, North Carolina

December 2017 – Present

HSE Manager

Develop and Coordinate Environmental, Health and Safety Implementation Programs. Provide Safety Support in all Construction Project Activities. Develop and execute EHS Projects goals and objectives. Oversight sub contractor safety execution during project task. Support contract department during project bid exercise to submit recommendations. Conduct EHS inspections and analyze the result to identify EHS Program Execution. Responsible for developing and implementing Training Program for all levels employees. Evaluate all critical task and develop hazard EDUCATION

Instituto de Banca 2001 –

2002, AUTOCAD Drafting -

Technical Degree

Professional Technical

Institution 1997 – 1998, A/C

and Refrigeration Technician,

Technical Degree

Central University of

Bayamon

1994 - 1997, Bachelor

Degree of Occupational

Health and Safety

University of Puerto Rico

Colegio Universitario

Tecnológico de Bayamón

1987 – 1991, Bachelor

Degree of Physical Education

Teacher

FORMAL TRAININGS

ATTENDED SEMINARS

• OSHA VPP Certification

– The “Guanin” Star

Merit Award for Safety

Excellence

• U.S. Department of Labor

Occupational Safety and

Health Administration

(OSHA) 300

o Construction Safety

& Health

o General Industry

Safety & Health

• OSHA 510 Occupational

Safety and Health

Standard for Construction

Industry

• OSHA 500 Trainer

Course for Construction

Industry

• Confined Space Training

• Lock and Tag Training

• Electrical Safety

• Hazard Communication

Training

• Cranes Training

• Forklift Training

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analysis, develop Environmental Permit Program. Direct contact with EHS Client Department and Company Management, Supervise and Develop professional plans for EHS Department. Develop an annual training calendar and compile periodic reports of the training activity. Supervise field personnel in everything related to Environmental Health and Safety. Compliance with the PR OSHA, a charge that employees comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation and CIC Construction Group Safety Program. SUEZ Water Treatment

Hackensack, New Jersey

July 2017 – November 2017

Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor

Supervise and manage all training and professional development functions to include, but not be limited to, create and / or develop course content, facilitate and / or conduct training sessions / workshops, plan and implement corporate training initiatives., carrying out needs assessments, measuring the effectiveness of training and ensuring on-the-job application of training initiatives for services, leadership, specialties and specific departments. Ensure that training courses and development programs meet the objectives established through the analysis of metrics and business impact / effectiveness. Develop and carry out programs to train employees on the safe operation and use of motorized industrial trucks, power tools, hand tools, vehicle operations, and other industrial equipment. Develop and carry out programs to train employees on ergonomics, safe gear, confined spaces, respiratory protection, trenches and excavations and (LOTO) closing / tagging practices. Coordinator with departments of the department and group of Environmental Health and Safety EHS) to identify gaps in the training program and facilitate the goals and objectives of Suez training. Design and develop engaging content and interactive learning for a variety of audiences and learning modes with clear strategies and tactics to achieve the desired learning outcomes. Schedule training and coordination classes with contractors to coordinate the delivery of training and the equipment used for training. Manage written and practical exams and write performance reports to assess student performance. Participate in meetings, seminars and training sessions to obtain useful information for division trainings and help integrate the information into the training program. Maintain and review the available learning products as needed. Do other tasks assigned to you? Track, enter, maintain and audit all individual training records of team members to ensure full compliance with established corporate standards and brand standards. Develop an annual training calendar and compile periodic reports of the training activity. Supervise field personnel in everything related to Environmental Health and Safety. Compliance with the PR OSHA, a charge that

• Hearing Conservation

Training

• Compress Air Training

• Ergonomic Training

• Portable Ladder Training

• Environmental Safety

Procedures Training

• Safety Data Sheet

Training (GHS)

• Personal Gear Training

• Safety and Health

Leadership Training

• Trenching Training

• Drug Test Training

• Emergency Response

Training

• MSHA Regulations

• Defensive Driving

Training

• Sexual Harassment

Training

• Industrial Hygiene

Training

• Documents Control

• Use and Handling of

Personal Computer and

Laptop Equipment

Procedure

• Drawing Upgrade Site

Facilities Project

• R.C.R.A. Regulation,

Generation and Storage

Toxic Waste

• T.S.C.A Toxic

Substances Control Act

• F.I.F.R.A Federal

Insecticide, Fungicide

and Rodenticide Act

• S.A.R.A. Superfund

Amendments

Reauthorization Act

• User Access and

Equipment Request

Procedure

CERTIFICATIOS AND

LICENSES

• Association of Reciprocal

Safety Councils, Inc.

• American Red Cross –

Standard First Aid

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employees comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation and SUEZ Safety Program. Cutting Edge Inc.

Daytona Beach Solution Manufacturing Project

December 2016 – May 2017

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

We working Construction work, Structural Steel Work, work at heights

(about 200 feet) with Aerials Platforms and Man Basquets, Welding, Steel Structure Lifting Activity (about 20 tons) with Cranes. Developing and executing health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines. Preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of health and safety. Evaluating practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law. Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention. Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations. Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions. Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle worker’s compensation claims. Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures. Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics. Construction of a $300 MM, responsible from contractor pre- qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. A project of about 300 employees performing work in the structural discipline. Compliance with the PR OSHA, a charge that employees comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation, Client Safety Program and Cutting-Edge Safety Program.

Alberici Contractors

Miami Dolphins Sunlife Stadium Renovation Project

Miami Florida, United State

April 2016 – July 2016

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Installation of Ceiling Football Stadium Miami Dolphins Florida. We working Construction work, Structural Steel Work, work at heights (about 200 feet) with Aerials Platforms and Man Basquets, Welding, Steel Structure Lifting Activity (about 80 tons) with Cranes. Construction of a $600 MM, responsible from contractor pre-qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. A project of about 600 employees performing work in the discipline electrical,

• American Red Cross

CPR / AED Adult

• First Aid Training ZEE

Medic EMP

• Hazardous Waste

Operation and

Emergency Response

Training

• Legal Aspect for the

Health and Safe Work

Training

• How a Develop a

Program of Occupational

Health & Safety and

Effective Participation of

Employees Training

• Prevention of Workplace

Violence Training

• Office Ergonomics

Training

• Competent Person in

Scaffold Training

• Safety & Health

Management System

Course – US Department

of Labor / OSHA

• Personal Protective

Equipment For The

General Industry

Regulation Training

• Guide to Develop Safety

Training

• Registry a Report of

Injuries and Occupational

Diseases – OSHO 300

Form

• Health & Safety in

Warehouse Training

• Regulation of Boilers and

Containers Under

Pressure – Regulation

#17

• Regulation for Elevators

– Regulation #18

• New Regulation of the

Electrical Codes Training

• Confined Space Rescue

Refresh Training

• Blood Borne Pathogen

Training

• Fall Protection Training

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civil and mechanical. Compliance with the PR OSHA, a charge that employees comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation, Client Safety Program and Alberici Safety Program.

Gilbane, Building Company

Glass Plant Expansion Coahuila Project

Industria Vidriera Nava Coahuila, México

March 2015 – February 2016

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Expansion of Glass Plant de Nava Coahuila to include a new furnace for the manufacture of bottles to increase the amount. I'm in charge of the Safety Department, we work at heights, civil work, electrical work with high voltage, we work with pipelines, we also have installation of structures with cranes, we work on excavation and everything related to construction. Glass Plant Expansion Project – Cerveceria is Coahuila Project is located in Nava, Coahuila Mexico. Construction of a $2.5 Billion, responsible from contractor pre-qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. A project of about 800 employees performing work in the discipline electrical, civil and mechanical. Responsible for the implementation and management of a site-specific, comprehensive Health and Safety programs throughout assigned locations. The comprehensive Health and Safety program will be defined by the parameters of the global CEMEX, Inc. Environmental, Health, and Safety Department, and CEMEX, Inc. Health and Safety programs. Enforce health and safety policies and procedures specific to the workplace. Work Risk Analysis (JHA) is developed. Health and Safety Training Programs to address the specific operational and safety functions of the workplace. A charge that contractors comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation, MSHA Regulations, Gilbane Safety Plan, NOM Mexican Regulations and other Federal and State Agencies. Carry out the Incident and Accident Investigation Program. The Industrial Hygiene Monitoring Program and the Transition / Medical Services Management Program. In addition, it will administer and implement the Supervisor and Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation program. Conduct site-specific security audits and manage audit reports.Expansion of Constellation Brands Cerveceria de Coahuila to include a new brewery building, packaging building, warehouses, site expansion, rail line expansion, water and waste water plants expansions as well as expansions to the cogeneration plant and utilities. There are also manufacturing tanks with Rigging

• Forklift Instructor`s

Certification Course

• Aseptic Process

Educational Program (64

Hours of Training)

• Experience as Pipe Fitter

Fabricator

• Refrigeration Technician

Lic.# 20189

• Automotive Technician

Lic.#20189

• Technician Type

Universal EPA #2190813

• International Mobile

Conditioning Association

(IMACA) Lic. #3921

• Environmental

Excellence Awards

• Riggings and Crane New

Regulations

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Pharmaceutical, Refinery,

Chemical Plant, Brewing

Industry, Structural Steel

Industry, Manufacturing

Industry and General Industry

SPECIFIC SKILLS

Safety Program Mgmt.

Safety Training

Environmental Health

OSHA Compliance

Safety Reporting

Contractor Orientations

Site Logistics Planning

Housekeeping & Matl. Layout

Mentoring & Coaching

Safety Behavior Observ.

LANGUAGES

Bilingual

(English & Spanish)

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activity over 109 Tons, and confined space work, in compliance with the PR OSHA 1926.134.

Gilbane, Building Company

Constellation Brand Cerveceria Coahuila Project

Nava Coahuila, México

June 2014 – March 2015

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Responsible for the implementation and management of a site- specific, comprehensive Health and Safety programs throughout assigned locations. The comprehensive Health and Safety program will be defined by the parameters of the global CEMEX, Inc. Environmental, Health, and Safety Department, and CEMEX, Inc. Health and Safety programs. Enforce health and safety policies and procedures specific to the workplace. Work Risk Analysis (JHA) is developed. Health and Safety Training Programs to address the specific operational and safety functions of the workplace. A charge that contractors comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation, MSHA Regulations, Gilbane Safety Plan, NOM Mexican Regulations and other Federal and State Agencies. Carry out the Incident and Accident Investigation Program. The Industrial Hygiene Monitoring Program and the Transition / Medical Services Management Program. In addition, it will administer and implement the Supervisor and Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation program. Conduct site-specific security audits and manage audit reports. Expansion of Constellation Brands Cerveceria de Coahuila to include a new brewery building, packaging building, warehouses, site expansion, rail line expansion, water and waste water plants expansions as well as expansions to the cogeneration plant and utilities. Constellation Brands – Cerveceria ds Coahuila Project is located in Nava, Coahuila Mexico. Construction of a $2.5 Billion, responsible from contractor pre-qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. A project of about 2,600 employees performing work in the discipline electrical, civil and mechanical. There are also manufacturing tanks with Rigging activity over 109 Tons, and confined space work, in compliance with the PR OSHA 1926.134. ADDITIONAL

INFORMATION

Over 35.5 Million Safe Hours!

Excellent Health

Willing to Travel

Flexibility to Work Overtime /

Weekend

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

17

REFERENCE

Available upon request

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Gilbane, Building Company

Antilles Elementary School Project

Fort Buchanan Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

November 2013 – June 2014

Environmental Health and Safety Manager (HSSE Construction) Construction of a $55MM, responsible from contractor pre-qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. A project of about 300 employees performing work in the discipline electrical, civil and mechanical. There are also manufacturing tanks with Rigging activity over 15K lbs., and confined space work, in compliance with the PR OSHA 1926.134. A charge that contractors comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation, Gilbane Safety Plan and Corps of Engineering Regulations. PUMA Caribe Energy LLC

Headquarters Project

Bayamon Terminal, Puerto Rico

June 2013 – September 2013

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Construction of a $20MM, responsible from contractor pre-qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. A project of about 150 employees performing work in the discipline electrical, civil and mechanical. There are also manufacturing tanks with Rigging activity over 15K lbs., and confined space work, in compliance with the PR OSHA 1926.134. A charge that contractors comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation, Yonkers Industries and PUMA Energy Safety Plan.

Yonkers Industries Inc.

Bayamon Terminal, Puerto Rico

February 2013 – June 2013

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

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Construction of a $300MM, responsible from contractor pre-qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. A project of about 450 employees performing work in the discipline electrical, civil and mechanical. There are also manufacturing tanks with Rigging activity over 15K lbs., and confined space work, in compliance with the PR OSHA 1926.134. The project has accomplished over 1,000,000 w/o first-aid injuries and accidents. A charge that contractors comply with the 29 CFR 1926 Construction Industry Regulation and 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Regulation, Yonkers Industries and PUMA Energy Safety Plan.

Yonkers Industries Inc.

Merck Sharp and Dohme Barceloneta, Puerto Rico

August 2011 – February 2013

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Responsible from contractor pre-qualification phase to overseeing, managing, and ensuring safety procedure implementation, through the final phase of project turnover, in all aspect of the construction phases. As well as oversee all manufacturing and packaging process construction activities for Merck at Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. The project has accomplished a total of 110,000 w/o first-aid injuries and accidents for the F2 Risk Assessment & Boiler Stack Replacement Project. This included Rigging activity over 15K lbs., and confined space work, in compliance with the PR OSHA 1926.134 ; Industry Regulation, Merck Regulation, and Yonkers Industries Safety Plan.

AMS Construction Management

Proyecto Para Las Escuelas del Siglo 21

November 2010 – July 2011

Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Expansion, renovation and improvements to a selected group of Puerto Rico public schools, construction above 100,000 sq. / ft., electrical, mechanical and civil work included. In charge of three main schools for the Department of occupational safety and health officer. HERIBERTO OQUENDO

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AMS Gilbane,

UPR Molecular Science Project, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico April 2008 – November 2010

Environmental Health &Safety Manager

Construction of a $65MM, 144,000SF, 8 store molecular science building. Worked actively and successfully in the collaboration of daily work activities, safety and quality inspections. The project was completed exceeding 800,000 safe hours without any recordable accidents. The project was awarded the “Guanin Award” (Spanish Equivalent to the Star Merit Award in the States) from PR-OSHA in 2009 and the Project Safety Award in 2008. Major construction activities for this Project included the installation of 393 Glazing Curtain Wall Panels weighting over 3000 pounds each, mass excavation of over twenty feet (20’) for Service Yard and electrical substation among others.

AMS Construction Management

Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical, Carolina, Puerto Rico

UREA Waste Evaporator Project

December 2006 – April 2008

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Responsible for implementation and management of the onsite safety program in support of the construction of a $10MM, 16,000 SF building. The project was completed with a total of 86,000 safe hours with ZERO ACCIDENTS and injuries. Major construction activities included earthwork, mass excavation and maintenance of an extensive CES Plan. Coordinated daily interface and communications with all subcontractor safety representatives and client EHS personnel.

Aireko Construction

Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical, Carolina, Puerto Rico

PC 15 QA / QC Laboratory Building

February 2006 – December 2006

Safety Coordinator

Responsible member of a safety team supporting the implementation and management of the onsite safety program for the construction of a $75MM, 125,000 SF four story lab building. The project was completed with a total of 770,000 safe hours free of any recordable accidents. Major construction HERIBERTO OQUENDO

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activities included the lifting of the pre-stressed concrete panels for the entire building enclosure located between other existing facilities. Becon Construction

Conoco Philips Refinery Borger, Texas

September 2005 – February 2006

Safety Coordinator

A safety coordinator designs and implements a company’s policies and procedures surrounding employee safety and accident prevention. These policies and procedures are created to limit the company's exposure to liability. Safety representatives are often found in refinery industries. H. B. Zachry Co. (International)

DuPont Agricultural Caribe, LTD. Manatí, Puerto Rico June 2003 – September 2005

Site Safety Coordinator

Maintenance contract for DuPont Agricultural and Electronics Caribe, LTD. Responsible for the safety department managing approximately 85 construction craft resources working on the Chemical Plant Facility. Received outstanding safety achievement awards from DuPont for two consecutive years in 2004 and 2005.

Fluor Daniel

Eli Lilly Pharmaceutical Humalog Expansion Project Carolina, Puerto Rico

May 2002 - June 2003

Site Safety Coordinator

Served as part of an onsite CM Team supporting the safety program for the construction of a 400,000 SF biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility. The project was completed with a total of 3,000,000 safe hours without any recordable accidents. Major activities included the lifting of over 190 process modules weighting approximately 63 Tons each. HERIBERTO OQUENDO

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Fluor Daniel

Schering Plough Pharmaceutical Manatí, Puerto Rico Site Maintenance and Small Capital Projects Contract September 2000 - May 2002

Site Safety Coordinator

Maintenance and small capital projects contract for the Schering Plough Pharmaceutical Manufacturing operations in Manati. Responsible for the implementation and management of the site safety program supporting maintenance and construction activities and an average onsite workforce of approximately 65 craft personnel.

Fluor Daniel

Schering Plough Pharmaceutical Manatí, Puerto Rico Site Maintenance and Small Capital Projects Contract April 2000 – September 2000

Purchasing Procurement Agent

Responsible to contact local and international suppliers and follow up all the requisitions. Initiated proper routing to all the requisitions for approval. Prepared list of materials for Project Engineers. Specialized responsibility for providing and overseeing all elements of purchased goods and services. Analyze requests for goods to determine the need and plan for purchases beneficial to more than one division.



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