Results-focused Safety & Environmental Health Management professional offering eight years of progressive and innovative experience. High-energy manager successful in building and motivating dynamic teams. Cultivates a company culture in which staff members feel comfortable voicing questions and concerns, as well as contributing new ideas that drive safety & environmental excellence. Core Qualifications EPA Regulatory Compliance Safety & Environmental program development Safety Training Programs Complex problem solving Staff development Government Secret level Clearance Sound judgment Maintains top safety record Exceptional Communicator Proficient with resolving regulatory affairs Team builder, inspires cooperation
03/2011 to Current
Navy Reserve Quarter Master – Charlotte, NC
01/2011 to 01/2012
Protection SpecialistUnited States Navy
Performed administrative duties as Lead Petty Officer of Environmental & Safety for three U.S occupied bases in Kuwait Managed 32 safety auditors and conducted safety training for over 310 deployed members Rewarded with several ribbons during tour of duty.
Military Awards: Navy Achievement Medal for exemplary performance as a Environmental & Safety Officer Serves as Shipyard Technical Support Liaison providing support roles as Environmental Developed a PCB waste disposal program to achieve a higher level of EPA compliance Reduced Air Permit violations of fugitive dust emissions by developing training and corrective actions Perform shipyard audits to reduce environmental violations Audits records and advises on process improvement projects Affiliations Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Opportunities organization Safety Petty Officer for the Surgemain unit.
I advise and visit navy shipyards to assist with various safety related issues.
03/2004 to Current
JPS Composites Environmental Health & Safety – Statesville, NC
Managed and directed the Environmental, Health, Safety, program for a textile industry which employed 255 associates.
EHS program management includes the following aspects: Internal Reporting, Inspections and Inspection Record Keeping, General EHS Program Management, EPA Regulatory Compliance and Reporting, Internal Leadership, and Hazardous Waste Management.
Performed EHS inspection of equipment, work area, and work method per company law Assisted line management in the preparation of risk assessment Managed and directed first aid and accident reporting procedures Initiated and implemented Internal Safety Orientation, EHS training Achieved EHS systems through planning and internal/external audits Conducted EHS programs and directed EHS policies Analyzed and reported EHS metrics and major performance parameters Handled EHS issues regarding operations and ensured proper closure on a daily basis Conducted incident investigations and suggested corrective measures and implemented follow up actions Rolled out safety incentive performance plans which motivated the facility to achieve 204 days without a safety incident.
Reduced Notice of Violations (NOV) by reducing the facilities Biochemical Oxygen Levels from process wastewater.
Directed and trained safety committee to identify and resolve safety and environmental issues Initiated facility safety training programs that standardized employee training and led to reduction of recordable incidents.
Bachelor of Science: COLUMBIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY -
Coursework in Environmental Management: ProgressProgress
Associate of Applied Science: THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHARLOTTE GRAPHIC DESIGN - CHARLOTTE, NC GPA: Graduated Summa Cum LaudeGraduated Summa Cum Laude
Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certified Certified Hearing Conservationist (CAOHC #462120) Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer (OSHA 501) 40hr Environmental Compliance Certified Forklift Instructor CPR / First Responder Certified 24 HR Haz-Mat Technician Certified DOT Hazardous Waste Management Training Fall Protection (Competent level) OSHA 511 Graduate 3M Fit Testing Certified Tap Root (root cause analysis) 100 hours OSHA Compliance Training Arc Flash Qualified Level Training Globally Harmonized System - Train the Trainer Navy Unit Safety Officer School (Kuwait 2012) Navy Customs Border Clearance Agent Certified (Kuwait 2012) Navy Environmental Compliance Officer (Kuwait 2012) Navy First Line Leader Course :
administrative, CPR, first aid, Flash, Forklift, HR, Instructor, Leadership, law, Management Training, Navy, policies, process improvement, program management, Program
Management, Record Keeping, reporting, risk assessment, Safety, Technical Support, Technician, Trainer, employee training, training programs
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Companies Worked For:
Navy Reserve Quarter Master
United States Navy
JPS Composites Environmental Health & Safety
COLUMBIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY
THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHARLOTTE GRAPHIC DESIGN
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Bachelor of Science : ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Coursework in Environmental Management : Progress Associate of Applied Science : Manager of Environmental Safety and Health (MESH) Certified Certified Hearing Conservationist (CAOHC #462120) Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer (OSHA 501) 40hr Environmental Compliance Certified Forklift Instructor CPR / First Responder Certified 24 HR Haz-Mat Technician Certified DOT Hazardous Waste Management Training Fall Protection (Competent level) OSHA 511 Graduate 3M Fit Testing Certified Tap Root (root cause analysis) 100 hours OSHA Compliance Training Arc Flash Qualified Level Training Globally Harmonized System - Train the Trainer Navy Unit Safety Officer School (Kuwait 2012) Navy Customs Border Clearance Agent Certified (Kuwait 2012) Navy Environmental Compliance Officer (Kuwait 2012) Navy First Line Leader Course :
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