Qualified safety professional with a diverse background encompassing safety, environmental and health programs. Self-motivated team player that works well under strict deadlines to meet objectives. Proven record in planning and problem-solving. Excellent adaptability to varied work environments including: training, project coordination, and the interpersonal skills to work effectively at all levels of organization. Strong drives to achieve organizational goals and career objectives.
Site Safety Manager May 2014 to CurrentBurns & McDonnell － Kansas City, MO
Coordinate daily safety activities with all site safety management Conduct / lead safety audits for the site.
Interact with craft during toolbox meetings / training sessions
Attend meetings for client, pre-construction.
Orientations; Manage site safety through all companies
Coordinate permits, MSDS/SDSs, PTAs, and other pertinent safety documentation for the site
Develop safety metrics and monitor incidents for the site. Supervise Lunch and Learn sessions to educate craft and supervision
Site Safety Manager January 2013 to May 2014Enerfab Construction － Cincinnati, OH
Coordinate daily safety activities with management and client Conduct weekly Safety Toolbox meetings for entire site Attend client meetings Support site safety audits with client Responsible for paperwork for daily inspections and monthly inspections Work with subcontractors to improve safety and help develop skills in doing hazard analysis Created six-panel metrics for tracking leading/lagging indicators for site Conduct foreman meeting bi-weekly Conduct Safety Committee meeting bi-weekly Supervise a safety coordinator and safety admin.
Director Maintenance January 2011 to January 2013Jorgensen Forge Corporation － Seattle, WA
Created PM process for maintenance to increase response time for machines Created WO process to reduce machine down time and increase reliability Coordinate furnace repairs, surveys, and materials to keep costs down and increase production time Manage engineer projects in the plant Direct safety projects and help safety manager build safety systems within the plant Oversee Labor and Industry inspections, coordinate with all other federal, state, and local authorities on Superfund projects and site Ecology projects. Maintained maintenance budget within limits. Developed Lean Metrics with VP of Operations for cell tracking of safety and maintenance needs and achievements.
Safety Manager January 2010 to January 2011Kiewit Power Constructors － Kansas City, MO
various projects Managed various project sites for safety on construction of turbines, steam generators and boilers for Kansas City Power and Light and TVA Conducted safety inspections Safety training for new hires Assisted in safety information for employee safety presentations Coordinated safety information in new safety data project for Kiewit for employee personalization.
Field Safety Coordinator January 2008 to January 2010Aerotek Energy Services － Lenexa Weston, KS MO
Developed and implemented a comprehensive Behavioral Based Safety Audit and Assessment Program for approximately 2,500 contract employees.
Conducted daily Behavioral Based Safety Assessments and provided a scoring system, tracking system, and overall scores for each week.
Safety Assessment identifies potentially unsafe behaviors, positive safe behaviors, and to provided specific recommendations to correct the findings.
Conducted weekly Behavioral/OSHA Safety Audits in multiple locations with computerized score card.
Co-Developed a weekly Safety Audit Summary Report that is shared with KCP&L Top Management, each individual Contractor Safety Manager, and the Safety Committee to ensure that items identified are prioritized and addressed in a timely fashion along with other safety staff.
Actively engage current Safety Committee members and solicit additional members to join.
Developed, conducted comprehensive Safety Orientation Training, and implemented site-specific procedures regarding Emergency Action Procedures, Anhydrous Ammonia Procedures, and Fall Protection.
Develop monthly Safety Minute for distribution throughout the site on various safety topics Responsible for workers compensation on site through OCIP (Owner Controlled Insurance Program).
Safety and Environmental, Health Manager January 2005 to January 2008EFCO － Monett, MO
Developed and implemented a comprehensive Safety Training program for both newly hired and current employees consisting of 1500+ employees at multiple locations.
Conducted 10-Hour OSHA course for Safety members.
Actively engaged current Safety Committee members and solicited additional members to join.
Developed roles and responsibilities for each member and created multiple teams within the Committee.
Developed and implemented a monthly Safety Audit to identify potential hazards, unsafe behaviors, and to provide specific corrective action steps to correct the findings.
A score card was also developed for each production line.
Provided training of required written programs mandated by OSHA to ensure that all employees have a solid understanding of the rules and regulations for JLG, scissor lifts and forklifts.
Responsible for overseeing all Hazardous Waste Operations within the organization.
Developed a recycle program for the organization to save over $1M in waste costs Responsible for Wastewater operations in multiple states.
Responsible for all workers' compensation activities in multiple state locations Responsible for all environmental reporting in multiple state locations Worked with Kaizen teams in efficiency teams for Lean manufacturing Developed and provided specialized training for First Responder Team in conjunction with local consultant / fire fighters.
Safety and Environmental, Health Manager January 2004 to January 2005Insituform Technologies － Roswell, GA
Audited crews on a daily basis working in multiple locations.
Responsible for Workers Compensation for multiple crews working in five state areas.
Developed and implemented Safety Training for the entire Southeast region.
Responsible for developing reports to Top Management on current safety statistics in the southeast.
Developed, reviewed, and implemented Job Safety Analysis.
Trained and coordinated with crews on confined space, DOT requirements, and trenching requirements.
Vice President January 2001 to January 2004Global Risk Managers － Atlanta, GA
Developed safety protocols for consulting projects all over the United States under AASHTO.
Conducted safety audits for governmental clients on over 55 projects in the Atlanta area at one time, including transportation, facility and sewer projects Responsible for helping clients understand OCIP (Owner Controlled Insurance Programs) for enrollment and workers compensation on all projects.
Safety and Hazardous Waste Technician January 1999 to January 2001Central Missouri State University － Warrensburg, MO
Developed MSDS database for the college safety department.
Responsible for training Criminal Justice students on Emergency Guidebook.
Conducted audits on campus in illumination, ergonomics and general safety.
Worked with Safety Manager on HazCat procedures for identifying materials.
Responsible for pick-up and shipping of hazardous materials from campus classrooms, laboratories and Johnson County through Sheriff's office raids.
Operator January 1998 to January 1999City of Ottawa Power Plant － Ottawa, KS
Developed and implemented Lockout - Tagout Program for power plant Operated 2-16 cylinder diesel generators and 7B frame generator for electric production Responsible for calculating generation needs daily.
Operated SCADA system for power generation Responsible for maintenance of power generation equipment.
Operator / Trainer / Subject Matter Expert January 1987 to January 1997Texaco Refining and Marketing － ElDorado, KS
Responsible for daily operations / maintenance of machinery and product testing.
Developed and implemented training / testing procedures for operators.
Developed procedures through documentation techniques on two units.
Start-Up experience for cogasification unit.
Volunteer fire fighter for seven years Supervised new hires in pay for progression training and testing Supervised maintenance personnel in cooling water conversion.
MBA : 1 2012DeVry University － Kansas City, MO
B.S : Occupational Safety and Health, 1 2001Central Missouri State University － Warrensburg, MOOccupational Safety and Health
A.S : Industrial Arts, 1 1999Neosho County Community College － Ottawa, KSIndustrial Arts