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Air Force Safety

United States
March 24, 2021

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Randall E. Smallwood Safety & Occupational Health Manager 1-912-***-**** DSN 302-***-**** Woodbine GA 31569

Goal-focused Safety Officer and instructor with more than 20 years of service dedicated to building a culture of safe work performance in multiple professional environments. Recognized on multiple occasions for achieving very low or zero accident rates through protocol development and implementation, unit training, and maintaining compliance among subcontractors and teams. Investigate rare incidents to uncover flawed practices and develop solutions to prevent further accidents. Maintain strong communication between clients and leadership for reporting and to identify trends; continually focused on building a synergistic approach to safety and enhanced profitability. Areas of Expertise include:

Strategic Planning & Forecasting

Protocol Development / Implementation

Program Management

Equipment Inspection / Verification

HAZMAT/Biological/Fuel/ Nuclear/ Explosive

Incident Investigation

Change Management

Staff Training & Leadership

Cost Reduction

Professional Experience

DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL Afghanistan / Iraq / Kuwait / Marshall Islands December 2016- Present

Site Safety Officer

Enable clients – US Army and US Air Force – to meet or exceed mandated protocols for safety and environmental operations at for Bagram and Jalalabad; encompassing construction, maintenance, environmental hazards, and air operations. Conduct regular safety walks and detailed audits among subcontractors and military personnel to identify, correct, and record operations; ensuring all personnel adhere to regulations. Address client concerns including CARS/PARS and develop and implement corrective actions; adding regulatory changes as directed by client representatives. Investigate mishaps, injuries, and HAZMAT situations to discover causation and use lessons-learned to prevent further incidents that would require adverse trend reporting and escalated client action.

Key Accomplishments:

Promoted safety vigilance among team members and supervisors by disseminating safety-related bulletins, technical changes and literature.

Achieved a four year 1.27 TCIR/ DART rate with one Injury and one Mishap through training and awareness campaigns.

CB&I (KBSS) KINGS BAY Naval Base Georgia October 2014 – November 2016

HS&E Safety Inspector / Instructor

Established and maintained a perfect safety record through regular auditing of work habits, mandatory training and certification of all personnel. Coordinated with Project Managers and Supervisors for training and protocol implementation, incident investigation and corrective actions, and standards compliance for PPE, maintenance, fall prevention and excavation procedures. Maintained strict protocol adherence for critical hazards including Nuclear Explosives Removal and Installation and Asbestos/Lead work.

Key Accomplishments:

Attained a zero-accident rate from 10/2014 – Nov 2016, saving the client millions in lost time-related expenses.

CB&I Awarded Safety Professionals of the year from National Safety Council 2014, Awarded Occupational Excellence Achievement award for (DART) average, CURT Recognized CB&I for Outstanding Safety Performance.

SAUDI ARABIA-BOEING (ATTI) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia September 2011 – July 2014

Aircraft Safety Inspector / HAZMAT Supervisor / Instructor

Maintained vigilance over Saudi Arabian Air Force operations through instruction, equipment verification and effective safety protocols based on American SOPs. Identified and corrected equipment improprieties, poor maintenance practices, and served as the ERT for Hazardous / Explosive Mishaps and Spilled Fuel incidents. Implemented a Kingdom-wide HAZMAT materials program encompassing isolation and cleaning of asbestos, lead and other contaminants, and investigated HAZMAT incidents to prevent repeat occurrences.

Key Accomplishments:

Saved Royal Saudi Air force $15MM by identifying counterfeit parts during safety investigation and inspection that would have resulted in damage and / or destruction of aircraft and loss of life.

Prevented a loss of millions of dollars and lost operational time due to poor maintenance scheduling and a lack of technical order usage from the Training Squadron.

Inspected 1,281 facilities, 300 aircraft--zero Class A ground mishaps.

KBR Inc Tikrit, Iraq August 2010 – September 2011

Fuel Distribution System Safety Manager

Built and directed safety protocols for multiple US Army and US Air Force fueling facilities; working diligently while under time constraints and constant threat of enemy action. Developed and implemented safe fueling, storage and transportation protocols for Bulk fuel and F.A.R.P fuel farms, audited compliance for Air Force and Army Regulations, and oversaw Excavation, Scaffolding, Fall protection, and Explosive Ordinance operations for safe work performance. Performed fuel usage calculations, visual inspections and sampling, and measured gravity and flashpoint to maintain safe fueling standards and prevent fatal injuries and loss of equipment.

Key Accomplishments:

Maintained a Zero Accident Rate for 2010-2011

ADVANCED ELECTRONIC CORPORATION Riyadh, Saudi Arabia October 2007 – July 2010

Aircraft Maintenance Phase Dock Safety Supervisor

Oversaw maintenance operations for F-15C, D, and S-model aircraft to prevent accidents related to fueling, poor work habits or incorrect handling of explosive ordinance. Maintained a Zero Accident Rate in the phase dock hanger for over three years by developing a mindset of prevention, awareness and attention to detail, investigated rare incidents including interviews, re-creations and flight data auditing, and supervised personnel involved in fuel spill cleanup to ensure proper PPE and equipment usage.

Previous management roles include Sierra Nevada Corporation Field Service Engineer & Safety Manager, Saudi Arabia-Boeing (ATTI) Aircraft Maintenance / Safety Manager, and US Air Force

Education & Certifications

FEMA & The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) & Florida State College:

Bachelor’s Degree in Science / Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University

326 Hr. Health, Safety & Environmental Emergency Response Technician; HAZWOPER Emergency Response Tech. / Instructor; General Industry Site Safety OSHA Cert.; General Industrial Safety w/ Florida State Certified Storm water / Erosion Inspector; Construction Site Safety Supervisor; CPR/First Aid Cert. Instructor; EPA Health & Safety Instructor; EPA Hazardous Material Technician; U.S EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Instructor; EPA Lead Abatement Worker Instructor; Hazardous Communication Cert.; Blood borne Pathogens Safety Instructor; FEMA IS-00100.B Incident Command System Cert.; FEMA IS-00055.A Household Hazardous Materials Cert.; FEMA IS-00056 Hazardous Materials Contingency Planning Cert.; FEMA IS-00700.A National Incident Management System (NIMS) Cert.; FEMA IS-00800.B National Response Framework (NRF) Cert.; Frontline Supervisor Cert.; Aviation Safety Supervisor; RSO Certification

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