sr safety specialist resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Skilled, dependable, motivated Entergy employee with 10 + years of experience in the utility industry, who takes pride in working safely, and efficiently. Proven leader, capable of working in any and all environments. Ability to learn new tasks or procedures in a rapid and effective manner. Great work ethic, and physically able to handle tough conditions or long hours. Able to navigate high stress situations, and process immense volumes of information in a prompt fashion. Exceptional verbal communication aptitude.

  • NERC certified-RC
  • Strong leadership
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Entergy Texas switchman certification
  • Remain current on Entergy's policies and procedures for Transmission/distribution switching, tagging and clearance including entanglement
  • Knowledgeable on Entergy's Texas transmission system
  • Available for unexpected emergency work
  • Transmission/Distribution system trouble shooting, comprehension of relaying protection schemes
  • Proficiency performing Job Safety Analysis
  • Organized, meticulous, multitasking proficient
  • Experienced with AirsWeb.
  • Dedicated to Safety including S.T.A.R, three part communication, and the human performance "toolbox". {e.g. self-checking, peer-checking, etc.}
09/2021 to Current
Sr. Safety Specialist Advansix Inc Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ,
  • Determined root causes of incidents via SEALS (Safety Event Analysis Learning) team and identified potential prevention strategies to mitigate future risk.
  • Effectivly coached craft personnel on safe behaviors, and best practices for execution of job tasks.
  • Participated and lead incident/accident fact finding exercises.
  • Collaborated with peers in the develop of Safety notifications and 48hr call information.
  • Utilized AirsWeb to document and capture findings of field observations.
  • Established a strong and reliable safety presence in the Dist. East Region.
05/2019 to 09/2021
System Operator 2 Management & Training Corporation Indianapolis, IN,
  • Operated the Entergy controlled area in compliance with FERC, NERC, and SERC operating policies.
  • Monitored and maintained the reliability and security of the Entergy Transmission System, using EMS/GMS and executed the appropriate corrective actions when necessary.
  • Used situational awareness to monitor the transmission system grid, by analyzing SCADA alarms, and the real time status of transmission and substation equipment.
  • Used one-line diagrams and TLDs to write switching orders removing or restoring lines and other electrical equipment from service.
  • Routinely communicated, with external customers, other entities, and field personal in regards to maintaining system reliability.
  • Worked in unison with other operators to provide customer centric service during major outages and storm restoration.
05/2011 to 05/2019
Journeyman Lineman A-class/Crew Lead Volt Power City, STATE,

As an employee of Volt Power (formerly T&D Solutions) I used my ability to learn, absorb knowledge, and information from my peers, and apply that knowledge to further my career, eventually into a leadership role, as a lead Journeyman lineman on a transmission line crew. Within this progression, I performed numerous day to day tasks of varying levels of difficulty including the following.

  • Climbed towers and poles performing general maintenance on Transmission and Distribution systems.
  • Performed work on both de-energized and energized lines of varying voltages.
  • Replaced and repaired transmission poles and associated hardware with new equipment. (H-frame, single pole, dead-ends, concrete, wood, steel, with and without underbuild)
  • Re-conducting existing Transmission circuits.
  • Performed switching, and tagging on substation and line equipment.
  • Used as-built forms to document maintenance and updated in LWMS
  • Planned, coordinated, and safely executed assigned jobs.

Safely operated the following equipment

  • Digger derricks
  • Transmission and distribution bucket trucks
  • Wire pulling equipment
  • Various types of heavy machinery (bull dozer, skid steer, 30+ ton cranes, skidder, etc.)

Worked with crew foreman planning and safely executing numerous, and various types of line jobs.

Proficiency and understanding job prints and specs

Able to adapt to an ever changing workplace to complete the job at hand in a safe and timely manner.

Ability to perform a detailed JSA/JHA

Able to identify obvious and hidden job hazards

Able to troubleshoot transmission and distribution systems

Mentored new employees, providing guidance and coaching on proper work practices, safety expectations, and best practices

Routinely supervised other employees in a safe, and efficient manner.

12/2008 to 04/2011
Correctional Officer Texas Department Of Criminal Justice City, STATE,

in my short time with the TDCJ I started out as a new recruit working in a maximum security facility with the most dangerous offenders in Texas. My hard work ethic and leadership abilities quickly caught the eye of my supervisors and I was chosen for a position in the Field Force, and as a Training Instructor. in these positions I performed a broad range of tasks including but not limited to.

  • Maintained detailed daily logs of shift activity.
  • Utilized a high level of teamwork and inclusiveness to maintain the security and safety of myself and my coworkers.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Supervised large offender work groups (20-50 persons) outside of the unit working in gardens, fields, and forrests.
  • Firearms, chemical and non-lethal weapons instructor.
  • Captain of my shifts forced extraction/riot response team.
  • Defensive tactics instructor.
  • New employee cadet trainer.
  • Assisted in the revamping, development, and implementation of new coursework material to moderize the TDCJ training program.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
NERC Certified System Operator-RC:
North American Electric Reliability Corporation - ,
Expected in 2017 to to
Electrical Line Installer: electrical maintenance
T&D Solutions Lineman Apprenticeship Program - Harlingen, TX
Expected in to to
: Criminal Justice
Lamar University - Beaumont, TX
Expected in to to
: Criminal Justice/Political Science
Angelina College - Lufkin, TX
Expected in to to
: Sports Medicine/Pre Med
University of North Texas - Denton, TX
Expected in 2006 to to
High School Diploma:
Colmesneil Jh/High School - Colmesneil, TX

Graduated with honors, 3.88/4.0 GPA

  • Top 10% of class

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School Attended

  • North American Electric Reliability Corporation
  • T&D Solutions Lineman Apprenticeship Program
  • Lamar University
  • Angelina College
  • University of North Texas
  • Colmesneil Jh/High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sr. Safety Specialist
  • System Operator 2
  • Journeyman Lineman A-class/Crew Lead
  • Correctional Officer


  • NERC Certified System Operator-RC
  • Electrical Line Installer
  • High School Diploma

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