Operations Supervisor / Safety Manager
Results-focused and resilient safety professional with 20+ years of experience eliminating hazards, enhancing safe workplace practices, and promoting a positive safety culture; combined with 10+ years of leadership experience, managing teams of up to 150 individuals and onboarding new hires. Focused on implementing safety-based decisions to ensure compliance with all organizational safety program expectations, federal and state laws and standards. Collaborative communicator; skilled in forging effective working relationships, communicating clearly even under challenging situations, and promoting synergy to support organizational mission. Adept at performing complex tasks and remaining calm, even under immense pressure.
— Areas of Expertise —
Hazardous Waste Management Emergency Response Risk Assessment & Mitigation Safety Policies & Procedures
Development & Implementation of Safety Policies Safety Observations & Audits Incident Investigations
Compliance with Federal, State, & OSHA Regulations Safety Training & Coaching Fire Prevention
Process Improvement MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Relevant Professional Experience
Safety Technician McClinton Energy Longmont, CO 7/2018 – 3/2020
Reduced incident occurrence by 60% by creating a “safety first” environment through coordinating and leading ongoing safety education, safety practices, and proper equipment handling; utilized OSHA academy for training resources.
Developed and delivered daily safety topics for 30 Colorado employees; designated team member in Texas to deliver daily safety briefings to 130 employees; maintained detailed records of attendees’ signatures; delivered new employee safety training.
Performed safety assessments; maintained company’s four-way gas monitoring program.
Collaborated with job locations to issue employees required PPE and fall harnesses.
Executed random and quarterly drug and alcohol testing.
Ensured all employees were up to date with safety training and conducted Job Safety Analysis (JSA).
Maintained accurate training logs and safety incident reporting; conducted accident investigations as needed.
Updated ISN World and PEC personnel information.
Reviewed and updated safety procedures for three-year deadline in accordance with OSHA regulations; gained familiarity with safety assessment audits and OSHA construction safety standards.
Firefighter (Contract) KBR, Fire Emergency Services Iraq 10/2011 – 3/2014
Firefighter (Contract) Sallyport Global Holdings, Fire Emergency Services Iraq 11/2010 – 10/2011
Firefighter (Contract) Wackenhut, Fire Emergency Services Iraq 3/2008 – 11/2010
Firefighter Houston Fire Department Houston, TX 2/2004 – 12/2006
Firefighter Vacaville Fire Protection District Vacaville, CA 4/1998 – 2/2004
Responded to hazardous materials and ammunition entering and leaving military installations by employing dike, dam & divert methodologies to reduce impact on environment.
Minimized impact of unintentional release of hazardous materials and chemical spread resulting from weekly train incidents and derailments by confining spills to structured area.
Conducted fire safety inspections on base facilities; performed fire training and fire extinguisher training to all base personnel.
Operated as emergency response dispatcher; gathered information including location and nature of emergency.
Dispatched structural, medical, traffic, ARFF, hazardous materials and non-emergency personnel.
Truck Driver Northern Plains Trucking Lucerne, CO 2/2018 – 7/2018
Truck Driver Select Energy Services Greeley, CO 10/2017 – 2/2018
Truck Driver Molson Miller Coors Denver, CO 7/2016 – 9/2017
Truck Driver Portable On Demand Storage (PODS) Houston, TX 6/2006 – 3/2008
Labor/Driver/Safety Hulcher Professional Services Denver, CO 5/2014 – 7/2016
Education, Training & Certifications
Occupational Safety - Associates Degree Columbia Southern University 6/2017
CDC (Career Development Course) US Air Force 12/2010 – 10/2011
TEEX (Engineering Extension Service) Texas A&M 3/2008 – 2/2009
Military Fire Academy Louis F Garland 5/2000 – 8/2000
Firefighter One Academy Santa Rosa Jr. College 5/2000 – 8/2000
Safety Academy OSHA 2018
CPR First Aid Certified Colorado 2/2018
30 Hour OSHA General Safety OSHA 5/2006
Hazardous Materials Operations IFSAC, DOD 8/2000
Incident Command System ICS 200 California 2/2000
NIMS (National Incident Management System) FEMA 2005
Telescopic Handler/Forklift Operator Trivent Safety 7/2019
Class A CDL with Endorsements Colorado 11/2014
Fire Instructor 1 IFSAC, DOD 9/2011
Fire Inspector 1 & 2 IFSAC, DOD 3/2011 & 7/2011
Driver Operator ARFF IFSAC, DOD 6/2011
Driver Operator Fire Engine IFSAC, DOD 11/2009
Driver Operator Mobile Water IFSAC, DOD 11/2009
Emergency Telecommunicator IFSAC, DOD 10/2009
Airport Fire Fighter IFSAC, DOD 8/2000
Firefighter 2 IFSAC, DOD 8/2000
California Army National Guard (Honorable Discharge) 12/1997 – 2/2004
U.S. Navy Active Duty (Honorable Discharge) 10/1996 – 6/1997
Veteran 5-Point Preference