Experienced HS&E consultant seeking an opportunity to be part of a focus driven company where I may use my extensive background to assist in building a successful safety culture. Excellent management skills with strong attention to detail encompassing investigation, characterization, risk assessment, audits, and safety systems management.
SAFETY TECHNICIAN/TRAINER/TRAINING MANAGER01/2012 to CurrentSafety by Design, LLCKalkaska, MI
HSE support for drilling, hydraulic fracturing and completion of oil and gas wells.
Reviewing and approving JSA's, reviewing and opening permits to work.
Leading incident investigations, writing subsequent reports and follow-up for all incidents.
Inspection of equipment, ensuring that it meets quality standards for the industry that it falls under.
Perfomed extensive training in the oil field and industrial professions.
On-site consulting for a major oil company doing field safety reports to include non-compliance with OSHA standards, at-risk behaviors and situations, environmental issues, incident reports, interacting with all personnel on location.
Worked with key personnel during rig or equipment moves or during high-risk situations.
Traveled to all active locations to included top-hole drilling, deep-hole drilling, fracking, snubbing/workover, coil tubing, or other locations as requested.
Documented, filed and maintained proper inspection records for gas monitoring equipment.
Lead role in scheduling and client follow up after training was provided.
Organized and tracked all necessary training records for individuals or businesses that the company provided training for.
TRAINER/FIELD TRAINER/FIELD TECHNICIAN10/2009 to 02/2012Specialized Safety ServicesKalkaska, MI
Training for a company of about 300 people.
Responsible for set-up of on-site safety equipment and safety/rescue of workers on H2S well locations.
Contracted for Confined Space Rescue standby for multiple companies.
Responsible for Accident Investigation throughout the company.
OWNER/TRAINER06/2004 to 10/2009Advantage SafetyTraverse City, MI
Responsible for training and consulting aspects of all areas of the safety industry including MSHA, MIOSHA, OSHA, etc.
Fully responsible for all functions of a self-owned safety training and consulting company.
Drafted and maintained training manuals for various oil and gas related companies.
Promoted a pro-active safety culture and best practices in outreach materials and presentations.
Contracted for On-Site Supervision with different companies as needed.
TRAINER/FIELD TECHNICIAN04/2000 to 04/2004Safety First, IncKalkaska, MI
Responsible for set-up of on-site safety equipment on H2S well locations as well as confined space entry and rescue.
Also did extensive training in the oil field and industrial professions.
SHIFT SUPERVISOR, QUALITY SUPERVISOR PROTOTYPE ENGINEER11/1992 to 12/2000Tower AutomotiveTraverse City, MI
Began as a press operator and moved up to become a quality
supervisor responsible for the quality of all outgoing parts and
Moved on to become a prototype engineer with responsibility to assure prototype delivery, quality and budget with the prototype suppliers and was the liaison between Tower Automotive and the Ford Wixom assembly plant.
Actively suggested operational improvements to enhance quality, improve production times and reduce costs.
Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
High School Diploma1976Traverse City Central High School
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