Over 32 years of combined hands-on and managerial experience in Health, Safety, Security, Environmental, and Risk Management in all facets of the oil & gas, petrochemical and mining industries. Recent position included Corporate HSE Director of heavy industrial construction and maintenance for an EPC company. Responsible for reviews and development of corporate wide HSE policies, procedures and safe work practices related to general industry, construction and pipeline operations. With emphasis on calculated investments in procedural reviews and overhaul, oversaw year over year decline in TRIR during a period of aggressive corporate expansion and market pressures.
Oil Gas (upstream, downstream and midstream)
Primary lead for attaining several Client-based and Industry Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) recognized awards from - Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) (Local Chapter and National), Gas Processors Suppliers Association (GPSA), National Safety Council NSC), North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) and the 2016 EHS Today Award as One of America's Safest Companies.
Corporate HSE DirectorNov 2011 to Current Saulsbury Industries － Odessa, TX
Director's duties included oversight and support of all Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Power Generation, Nuclear, Mining (part 46 and 48), Fabrication, & General Construction health, safety, environmental, and regulatory compliance.
Responsible for policy & procedure reviews and development.
Responsible for developing a Corporate and Field level HSE department that included - (3-5) Corporate HSE Managers, (1) HSE Analyst, (27-45) Field HSE Representatives, and (1) HSE Administrative Assistant.
Developed an internal system for conducting employee performance evaluations used for developing legacy and new hire HSE Personnel.
Developed a video conferencing process used to review all project HSE performance weekly without adding HSE travel costs.
Setup and maintained annual Corporate Level HSE performance and improvement goals including TRIR (2016 YTD 0.19), EMR (2016 YTD 0.54) and Property Damage (2016 YTD 2.60).
Supported training development for organizational manpower totals that grew from 760+ employees in 2011 to 3700+ employees in 2014.
HSE responsibilities include: facilitating Root Cause Investigations and providing executive reports to Company and Client based personnel; conducting in-house equipment operator training for select equipment; and conducting in-house certification training for UA Collectors.
Developed an internal safety matrix used for ranking the Actual and Potential Severity of all incidents.
Responsible for the development of project specific scorecards used for analyzing various HSE Metrics including preventable injuries, near misses, and property damage events.
HSE Metrics also included leading and lagging indicators.
Industry recognition includes various client specific awards, as well as multiple local chapter and national recognition awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), Gas Processors Suppliers Association (GPSA), National Safety Council NSC), North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) and the 2016 EHS Today Award as One of America's Safest Companies.
Developed an internal Supervisor Training curriculum for all company supervisors implemented in 2016.
Serve as the HSE subject matter expert for the Saulsbury Project Management University development committee.
Developed the inaugural Saulsbury Safety Steering Committee which included a cross functional team member from all divisions and support groups companywide.
Developed a new Sub-Contractor Management process that included the ISNetworld Contractor Operator tool used as a pre-qualification process for all contractors.
Feb 2000 to Nov 2011 Occidental Oil and Gas (Oxy Permian)
Duties included Oxy Permian Contractor Safety Management Coordinator, HES/IT Program Development Coordinator, Internal (Oxy Oil & Gas) and External (Contractor) Safety Auditor, & OSHA Compliant Safety Training Instructor.
Local and Regional Safety, Engineering, Risk & Environmental (SERE) Committee Team Member.
Behavior Based Safety instructor and HES/IT Application Coordinator.
Enhanced the Oxy Permian Contractor Pre-Qualification process with input from Management, Operations, Supply Chain and HSE personnel. Coordinated all RFI and pre-qualification HES Audits - MSA, TSA, and Service Order agreements.
I-Supplier Collaboration team member.
ISNetworld Coordinator for Oxy Permian.
Developed the facility (ClayDesta) low-rise building Emergency Action Plan and served as the Primary Incident Commander for 6 years.
Permian Basin STEPS Executive Committee Member.
Ergonomic Work Station evaluator.
General Industry Certified safety training coordinator.
Safety Incentive Plan HES Administrator.
Hazard Awareness (I see it, I own it, I act) Team Leader.
Quarterly Safety Meeting Facilitator for Midland and Houston staff.
Developed the Oxy Permian Monthly Contractor Safety Scorecard process used for monitoring and assisting high risk service contractors that included 75 Companies accounting for 80% of Oxy Permian's total man-hours.
HES Contractor TRIR improved from a 2.41rating in 2006, to 1.00 rating in 2011 including >10,000,000 man-hours provided by all scorecard contract service providers.
Conducted Peer-to-Peer Reviews and Corporate Level assessments with various entities across Oxy including Elk Hills, Bakersfield, CA, THUMS, Long Beach CA, Latin America Operations, Bogotá, Colombia, Hugoton/Ulysses, KS and several West Texas and Eastern New Mexico primary, secondary and tertiary developed fields, including Process Safety Management (PSM) Facilities.
With IT Software Support, developed an on-line system used by employees companywide to enter personal job observations.
This system known as EP³ was recognized by Senior Management as a major enhancement to the traditional Behavior Based Safety process.
Co-Team Leader responsible for creating a basic Hazard Recognition process that included internal data, photos and training presented by a cross-functional team.
Jan 1997 to Jan 2000 Altura Energy, Ltd
Production lease operator in charge of daily production reports and surveillance of oil and gas operations.
Primary responsibilities included Central Tank Battery operations (+7,900 bbls/day).
Responsible for Sour-CO2 reinjection compliance including NACE wellhead inspections, and operational control limits for producers and injection wells.
Duties also included full time Safety, Health, Environmental & Regulatory Technician responsibilities.
SHER Tech duties included training coordinator, incident reporting & investigations, and root-cause analysis lead.
Maintained all federal, state, and company reporting requirements for spills, emissions and all incidents/accidents.
Remediation coordinator for all small and large quantity spills.
Developed an HES Library System used for maintaining all Site and Company Specific HES files and other records.
Sour CO2 Emergency Action Plan development, presentation and approval by the Texas Railroad Commission.
Jan 1985 to Jan 1997 Shell Oil, Company
Began work in the company roustabout gang in January 1985.
Completed the Shell Western E&P new employee development training course that included fundamental oil and gas courses related to surface and sub-surface topics.
Through the years, responsibilities increased from Relief Production Operator, to Sr.
Production Lease Operator overseeing various field based areas.
Duties included production surveillance, operations, and liquid measurement within each field.
Responsible for overseeing LACT unit monitoring and sales tickets for oil and gas operations.
Analyst for injection well and RTU data associated with H²O and CO² floods, as well as tank battery, production satellites, water injection station, and produce gas booster station operations.
Local and Regional Safety Team Member four years.
Served on the Executive Management's Behavior-Based Safety research team 1995-96.
This committee was responsible for creating an internalized BBS process including observation forms that utilized OCR software for easy tracking and trending purposes.
Developed Company Wide Pumping Unit - Beam Maintenance Inspection program for rod pump wells.
Also responsible for maintaining operational limits and targets on enhanced CO2/water injection wells, and injection facilities.
General Industry Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO)Texas A&M University SystemUnited States
Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) – Certificate #4053-