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Safety Professional / Manager

Location:
Gilbert, AZ
Posted:
August 15, 2012

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Gilbert, AZ United States 85234

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OBJECTIVE

The opportunity to join a safety conscious organization that has need for an experienced Certified Safety Professional (CSP). As a member of the management team, I can draw upon 20 years of professional expertise and implementation strategies.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Shaw, Stone & Webster, Baton Rouge, LA United States

Safety Specialist 05/2012 - 07/2012

• Worked with Project Management Teams to evaluate safe work activities and provide recommendations on processes and procedures to maintain a safe working environment;

• Interfaced with the client’s management and safety team to identify and resolve safety concerns;

• Performed site job assessments, training, employee injury care and case management;

• Conducted investigations of incidents, accidents and safety concerns occurring on the maintenance projects;

• Recommended site-specific policy and process changes to the management team to improve safety performance and maintain workforce efficiency.

Day & Zimmermann NPS, Lancaster, PA United States

Safety Supervisor 09/2010 - 05/2012

• Performed safety observation and evaluation of multi-craft work activities during repair and modification of coal fired power plant;

• Reviewed and evaluated work practices and procedures to ensure best safety practices were implemented and utilized;

• Teamed with Client management and safety team to ensure safe work practices implemented site-wide by employees and subcontractors work crews;

• Fine tuned and provided multiple training classes including site safety orientation, respiratory protection, confined spaces, and other related job critical safety instruction;

• Conducted and documented investigations of incidents, accidents and safety concerns occurring on the maintenance project;

• Managed 2 additional safety professionals during peak periods of maintenance activities.

Zachry Industrial, Inc., San Antonio, Texas United States

Project Safety Manager (Acting) 03/2010 - 05/2010

Selected to perform as Project Safety Manager (Acting) at an operating paper mill contract site in Virginia. During this assignment I:

• Worked with Project Management Teams to evaluate safe work activities and provide recommendations on processes and procedures to maintain a safe working environment;

• Created an active interface with the client’s management and safety team to identify and resolve safety concerns;

• Performed site job assessments, training, employee injury care and case management;

• Conducted investigations and causal analyses of incidents, accidents and safety concerns occurring on the project;

• Recommended policy and process improvements to the management team to improve

safety performance and maintain workforce efficiency;

• Reviewed and trended elements of Behavior Based Safety integration processes.

Zachry Industrial, Inc., San Antonio, Texas United States

Field Safety Manager 11/2007 - 03/2010

As Field Safety Manager for a heavy construction project, responsibilities included:

• Managed a team of 9 safety professionals that maintained safety over site for construction of two power plant selective catalytic reducers.

• Reported to the Project Safety Manager on day to day activities and findings, providing feedback and recommendations on level of safe work activities.

• Supported and provided leadership for implementation of behavior based safety activities including the Next Level Safety Improvement Process.

• Established and maintained emergency readiness of safety personnel for treatment of job site injuries. Preparation and training resulted in saving the life of one worker experiencing a heart attack.

• Provided consistent and detailed training and orientation to work force exceeding 500 personnel.

The Atlantic Group, Norfolk, Virginia United States

Southeast Region Safety Specialist 01/2006 - 11/2007

As the Southeast Region Safety Specialist, I was assigned corporate level responsibility for company contracts in effect in the Southeast portion of the United States, from the East Coast

to Arizona. In this position I:

• Conducted frequent and routine visits to the client facilities and evaluated safety performance of the work force and assigned safety team.

• Reported to the Corporate Director of Safety on safety performance at my assigned facilities, identifying and recommending areas of best practice as well as areas needing improvement.

• Worked with other Regional Safety Specialists to provide performance audits and reviews, detailing findings and making recommendations for improvement where indicated.

• Worked with Client Safety Departments and Management Teams to establish firm and mutually beneficial working relationships for improving safety performance at the sites.

Arnold's Consulting & Education Services, Lecanto, Florida United States

Owner and Consultant 01/2001 - 01/2006

An independent business owner providing professional safety consultation, oversight and related educational services to business and industry. We specialized in:

• Power plant outage safety coordination for nuclear and fossil fueled power plants;

• Development and conduct of safety related training courses;

• Scheduling and coordination of multiple client contracts and service requests;

• Research and development of technical information to meet client’s requests.

Florida Power Corporation, Crystal River, Florida United States

Sr. Corporate Safety Specialist 02/1993 - 01/2001

As a Senior Corporate Safety Specialist, my responsibilities included:

• Providing corporate oversight for fire protection systems and maintenance and inspections for $5 Billion electric utility company;

• Assured implementation of industrial safe work practices for power generating facilities;

• Assisted in the development and implementation of a Corporate-Wide Supervisory Safety Training Course;

• Interfaced with generating station management teams to establish a strong safety culture;

• Conducted safety meetings and seminars for employees.

Florida Power Corporation, St. Petersburg, Florida United States

Nuclear Emergency Team Instructor 10/1982 - 02/1993

From 1982 to 1993, assigned to Nuclear Training Department. In this position I was responsible

for:

• Developing, coordinating, implementing and conducting emergency response training programs for plant staff, including management team members;

• Assisting in the development, conduct and evaluation of regulatory required nuclear station emergency preparedness drills;

• Researching and recommending purchase of emergency response equipment;

• Developing and implementing training on emergency equipment.

EDUCATION

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio United States

Associates of Applied Science in Fire Science & Safety, GPA: 3.87

Attended and completed the Open Learning Fire Science Program (1997 – 2000) earning an AS Degree and graduating with High Honors.

SKILLS

• May 1996 earned the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) designation through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Certificate Number 14329.

• January 2007 earned the Construction Site Safety Master (CSSM) from the National Center for Construction, Education and Research.

• August 2008 completed Fall Protection Systems Competency Training sponsored by Reliance Industries.

• October 2010 completed Excavation Competent Person Training sponsored by the Construction Safety Council.

• December 2010 completed Sling User and Inspector Program sponsored by Lift-It Manufacturing Company.

• Highly proficient in the Microsoft Systems Programs including Word, Excel, and Power Point.

• Highly proficient in writing and verbal presentation skills.



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