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Manager Management

Watkinsville, GA, 30677
August 29, 2012

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William H. Bray III, R.E.M., C.E.A.

**** ****** ***** • Watkinsville, GA 30677• H: 770-***-**** • M:770-***-****•


Twenty plus years of health, safety and environmental management experience in areas of fire prevention, emergency response / crisis management, wastewater treatment, waste management systems, air emission controls, ISO 14000, risk management, confined space entry, biosafety, accident prevention / reduction, process safety management, and State and Federal transportation, safety, and environmental regulations.


3E Company Carlsbad, CA February 2006-Present

Account Executive

Southeast regional current customer liaison and sales representative for environmental, health, and safety internet based data and MSDS management systems.

• Expert in health, safety, and environmental management systems

• Meets or exceeds monthly team renewal quotas on a consistent basis

• Maintains knowledge of specific customer operations and needs

• Contacts existing corporate customers in person, by phone, fax, or mail and introduces new 3E and Ariel products and services

• Identifies potential for customer growth

• Identifies customer HSE needs, establishes requirements and develops scopes of work in conjunction with internal operations, product management and IT staff

• Assists District Managers with prospective customer meetings and calls in a technical support role

• Reviews and validates contract accuracy and completeness

• Maintains computer records, reports, and copies of all customer correspondence

• Facilitates all related meetings internally and externally

• Initiates and conducts program/project review meetings to ensure time-lines are met

• Manages change and removes internal barriers for program implementation

• Assesses and manages resources as necessary to meet project deadlines

• Maintains complete ownership of program/project and its ultimate success or failure during project management life cycle

• Manages implementation of new services and programs sold (post sales and renewals)

• Keeps current on changing regulations and industry trends

• As requested, presents 3E’s programs and services in person

• Maintains written account plan for every customer

• Validates customer data in contract management and sales systems

• Crisis management

Merial Limited (Merck & Sanofi-Aventis) Athens, GA October 2000 – January 2006

Health, Safety and Environmental Manager

Position provided overall Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) guidance and direction to the site staff and Merial Limited management. Responsibilities included:

• Supervised 2 HSE professionals

• Prepared and reviewed HSE documents prior to release or submission to regulatory agencies (RCRA Biennial report, SARA 312/313, NPDES permitting, and monthly wastewater discharge reports)

• Maintained current knowledge of HSE requirements and keeping the site staff informed of their responsibilities through establishing and facilitating a HSE committee

• Conducted site HSE audits and made necessary recommendations

• Prepared comments on proposed HSE rules, regulations, policies, training and procedures with potential impact on Company operations

• Assisted in development of cost effective solutions to HSE concerns

• Managed Health and Wellness program

• Managed Ergonomics program

• Prevented and reduced accidents

• Facilitated Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) for all proposed modifications to plant processes and equipment

• Acted as liaison to federal, state, and local HSE regulatory agencies

• Conducted root cause and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) investigations for all site HSE incidents

• Managed hazardous waste in accordance with RCRA’s Large Quantity Generator (LQG) requirements

• Provided project status reports to the management board and site staff

• Global MSDS development and management for Merial

• Biological Safety and member of Institutional Biosafety Committee

• Developed and implemented the confine space entry program

• Served as Emergency Response Incident Commander

• Managed site security

Noramco, Inc. (Johnson & Johnson), Athens, GA April 1996 – October 2000

(Outsourced to BE&K / Terranext Sept. 1999)

Environmental Affairs Manager

Provided overall environmental guidance and direction to the site staff and Noramco management. Responsibilities included:

• Managed 2 Operations personnel, 1 lab technician, 1 environmental engineer

• Prepared and reviewed environmental documents prior to release or submission (Title V Synthetic Minor Permit, NPDES permit, EPCRA Community Right To Know report, Toxic Release Inventory report, RCRA biennial report, waste minimization program, wastewater discharge monthly reports, and emissions monitoring)

• Annual chemical mass balance and 12 month rolling emission (point source and fugitive) accounting

• Maintained current knowledge of environmental requirements and kept the site staff informed of their responsibilities

• Conducted weekly environmental and hazardous waste inspections

• Managed hazardous waste in accordance with RCRA’s Large Quantity Generator (LQG) requirements

• Acted as liaison for corporate and third party environmental audits

• Prepared comments on proposed environmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures with potential impact on Company operations

• Assisted in development of cost effective solutions to environmental concerns

• Reviewed all proposed modifications to plant processes and equipment for environmental impacts

• Acted as liaison to federal, state, and local environmental regulatory agencies

• Developed and maintained ISO 14001 Environmental Management System

• Acted as chief consultant and participant on site Environmental Task Force

• Responded, investigated and advised on all site environmental incidents (Incident Response Team member)

• Reviewed environmentally related contracts and consultant management

• Participated and conducted environmental review in Process Safety Management program (Process Hazard Analysis, HAZOPs, and Management of Change)

• Oversaw and coordinated all environmental projects and ensured continuity between company divisions

• Acted as representative for the Georgia Industrial Environmental Coalition

Thomaston Mills, Inc., Thomaston, GA August 1994 - March 1996

Environmental Manager

Designed and administered corporate environmental projects, policies, programs, and procedures. Position responsible for environmental protection and maintenance of corporate compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental regulations. Responsibilities included:

• Coordination of Title V air permitting efforts

• Compliance review of monthly wastewater reporting

• RCRA Biennial reporting

• SARA 312 and 313 reporting

• Emissions monitoring reporting for a Db permitted coal fired cogeneration plant (PSD facility)

• Underground storage tank removal

• Hazardous Site Response Act reporting

• Management of facility waste streams

• Environmental team chair person

• Emergency Response Coordinator

• Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Planning

• Disposal of PCB-contaminated electrical equipment

• Internal auditing

• Member of confined space rescue team

• Inert landfill reporting

• Member of American Textile Manufactures Institution (ATMI)

Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Marietta, GA August 1992 - July 1994

Health, Safety and Environmental Specialist

Position assisted with administration of the corporate health, safety, and environmental programs. Responsibilities included:

• Developed and administered company health, safety and environmental programs

• Served as chairperson of Facility Safety Committee

• Developed a number of procedures for facility confined space entry, waste stream management, respiratory protection, spill control, severe weather notification, emergency response and lockout/tagout

• Conducted indoor air quality sampling

• Assessed and profiled hazardous waste

• Trained facility personnel in proper safety and environmental protection procedures

USPCI - PCB Services, (Union Pacific) Tucker, GA April 1990 - August 1992

Assistant Facility Manager/Crew Chief Analyst

Position directly supervised all operational processes in both the chemical detoxification area and solid waste disposal division. Responsibilities included:

• Managed 15 person technical team

• Manifested all incoming and outgoing loads of material for chemical detoxification, metals recovery, landfill disposal, and incineration

• Managed logistical planning and mobilization of personnel and equipment to specific regional customer service locations to perform remedial activities

• Coordinated materials transfer to various facilities for treatment and disposal

• Developed health and safety programs, spill contingency plans, compliance efforts, and short/long term planning and development

• Conducted inventory control for materials entering and leaving facility

• Served as Emergency Response Coordinator for the Southeastern United States

• Served as interim acting facility manager during the absence of direct supervisor

• Conducted batch process chemical detoxification of mineral oils and dielectric fluid

• Operated and conducted trouble shooting on pre-treatment equipment, including a vacuum distillation unit and heat exchanger system

• Established treatment and operating parameters

• Gas Chromatography of specific waste streams

• Quenched and filtrated product stream

Southwire Company, Carrollton, GA March 1989 - March 1990

Environmental Technician

Position was responsible for weekend and daily operations of a wastewater treatment plant at the copper smelting plant. Responsibilities included:

• Wet lab analysis of process and wastewaters

• Meteorological data collection and analysis

• Ambient air sampling and analysis

• Spill clean up

• Stationary source air emissions sampling

• Working knowledge of environmental practices and procedures


Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, March 1990

University of West Georgia - Carrollton, GA

Personally financed 85% of education costs


• Registered Environmental Manager (R.E.M.) through the National Registry of Environmental Professionals

• Certified Environmental Auditor (C.E.A.) through the National Registry of Environmental Professionals

• Class II Wastewater Operator through the State of Georgia

• National Professional Qualified Firefighter I through the National Fire Protection Association

• OSHA 30 Hour Certification: American Training Institute


• Georgia Association of Water Professionals

• Water Environment Federation

• National Registry of Environmental Professionals

• National Fire Protection Association


“2002 / 2003 Merial Limited 12 Consecutive Months Without A Lost Time Accident.”

“2002-2004 Merial Limited 1 Million Hours without a Lost Time Accident.”

“Accident reduction by 54%”

“Athens Regional Pro - Health / Wellness Award”

“2003 & 2004 second Place in the Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department’s Recycling Clean your Files Day”

“Fire Fighter of the Year Award 2002” Oconee County Fire Department – Station 7.

“Putting the Lid on Odors and VOCS,” Environmental Protection, July 1999

“Noramco WWTP Covers and CO2,” Georgia Water and Wastewater Pollution Control Association Industrial Conference, February 1999, Atlanta, Georgia

“Solvent Replacement Slashed Paperwork,” Environmental Compliance Alert, May 29, 1998

“1996 Georgia Water and Pollution Control Association Award for Outstanding Operations of an Industrial Pollution Control Facility in the category of Biological Treatment to Direct Discharge. (Thomaston Mills).”

“2000 Athens-Clarke County Recycler of the Year Award.”

“2000 Georgia Chamber of Commerce Air Quality Award.”

“2000 Georgia Department of Labor Award of Excellence in Safety -250 workdays without a lost

time accident.”

“2003 & 2004 Athens-Clark County Recycler of the Year 2nd Place.”

“2004 & 2005 Athens-Clark County “Clean Your Files Day Recycling Award”


Hobbies include cycling, hiking, camping, and volunteer firefighter.

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