Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of the organization or company. Knowledge in OSHA, EPA, RCRA, SDS and SPCC regulations.
*Capable of creating plans, programs and procedures in accordance with local and federal regulations.
*Experience in Emergency Response, Spill Prevention and Hazardous Communication.
*Ability to work independently or in a group setting.
*Ability to manage and lead multiple projects and/or issues at one time.
*Ability to maintain confidentiality.
*Strong project management capability and effective problem solving skills.
*Ability to identify issues in order to make recommendations and implement corrective actions.
Medical Leaves of Absence
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and CasinoTampa, FLHuman Resources Coordinator05/2015 to Current
Perform benefits orientation for new hires.
Perform Status Changes, Qualifying Events, Property Transfer and New Hire benefit enrollment through Infinium.
Coordinator and point of contact for Workers Compensation incident and injuries in Tampa property.
Manage leaves of absences through UNUM, Infinium and Self Service.
Assist team members with questions concerning benefits, recruitment and employee relations.Scheduled gaming appointments, verified new hire onboarding forms and conducted internal screening.Prepare orientation handouts for the Benefits Department.Perform Open Enrollment Educational Meetings for the internal team members in English and Spanish.
Perform Intermittent Leave Hours Report for Tampa and Hollywood Property.
Create medical arrears report for team members that owe medical insurance due to their leave of absence.
Handle Garnishment Orders with Legal and Payroll.
Create package for continuing life insurance benefits for terminated employees.
Create Monthly Benefits Newsletter.
Process and approve Bereavement.
Spanish interpreter for the Human Resources Department.
Vincenty, Heres & AssociatesMayaguez, P.R.Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist10/2007 to 11/2014
Developed, designed and implemented safety and environmental training programs for all company employees.
Maintained training matrix calendar with all training requirements, regulations and renewal dates.
Ordered training material, reserved training space and maintained training equipment.
Conducted inspection of work areas in order to asses safety related conditions and develop corrective actions.
Conducted incident investigations, root cause analysis, incident metrics, OSHA Recordkeeping and OSHA 300 logs.
Maintained confidential information related to work related accidents.
Developed the Emergency Response Plan and maintain up-to-date Emergency Brigade Equipment.
Emergency Brigade Coordinator in charge of scheduling practice exercises for the Emergency Response Team.
Implemented all required safety, health and environmental programs to ensure facility compliance with all permits, local and federal regulations.
Maintained Safety Data Sheet (SDS) inventory, TSCA inventory and provide GHS training to employees.
Coordinated activities and events related to Health and Safety.
Revised and updated facility recycling program.
Able to write and revise safety programs, plans and standard operating procedures (SOP) to comply with regulations.
Knowledge in Process Safety Management (PSM) and Risk Management Plan (RMP) in the use of Ammonia and CO2.
Performed EHS Department annual budget revision to assign funds for the Dispensary, Safety and Environmental areas.
Coordinator of safety and security when conducting events inside the Brewing facility in order to promote the company's products as Medalla Premium Light, Silver Key or Magna Special Craft.
Bachelor Degree:Civil EngineeringOctober 2010University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez CampusCivil Engineering
Excellent verbal and writing skills in both English and Spanish.
Self-motivated and driven to improve and obtain continuous education.
Microsoft Office : Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher
SOP Creation and Revision
First Aid, CPR and AED Certification from The American Red Cross, Mayaguez P.R.
OSHA #511 Occupational Safety and Health
Standards for General Industry from OSHA Atlantic Training Institute UMET Bayamon
Potable Water and Wastewater
Conventional and Modern Treatment Technologies from JTF & Associates Consultants in
Environmental, Safety and Health Engineering
Risk Associated with the Handling of
Combustible Dust in the General Industry from the University
of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus Division
of Continuous Education and Professional Studies
Hazardous Material Technician Level
(HAZWOPER 40 HRS) from Spill
Control and First Responder Industrial
Safety, Hygiene & Health Services
of Mass Destruction / Terrorism Incident Defensive Operations for Emergency
Responder (NFPA 472 2008 Ed) Pro-Board Certified from Texas
Engineering Extension Services (The Texas A&M University System) Department
of Homeland Security, Office of Grants and Trainings
Scissor Lift and Aerial Platform from ARC Safety Consulting Services
OSHA Recordkeeping (29 CFR 1904) from The Allied Group Safety and Health Consulting Group
Certificate in Environmental Engineering from the University
of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus