- Safety Leadership
- Project Management and Planning
- Certified MSHA Instructor
- Competent person for Lead Awareness and Abatement
- Certified as "Competent Person" for scaffolding
Extensive experience in upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas land based and offshore operations, energy and utility industries in health, safety & environmental (HSE) program development, implementation, management, internal/external auditing, asset acquisition and divestment due diligence, including regulatory compliance and statute interpretation issues in Lower 48, GOM, Alaska and Canada. Possess OHSAS 18000 and ISO 14000 experience. Have demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and innovative problem solving skills which have contributed significantly to complex HSE issue resolution, organizational development, and cost reductions.
Dec 2008 - Jun 2015
Responsibilities included: regulatory compliance, policy and procedure development, adherence to corporate and corporate E&P policies and procedures, implementation of policies, and training in US Lower 48, Alaska, GOM, and Canada. Conducting environmental due diligence studies for all acquisitions, divestitures, and business development opportunities. Managed environmental due diligence and baseline surveys for several multi-million dollar acquisitions and projects, and two separate billion plus dollar acquisitions. Participated and facilitated risk assessments, HAZIDS, incident reporting and investigations. Process development and audit for contractor HSE management, aviation safety, environmental reporting and compliance with air, water, waste, and NPDES permits, HSE metrics both for corporate, state and federal governments, and facility health and safety. Conducted and participated in project technical reviews to include preliminary due diligence and conceptual hazard assessments in GIP processes. Proficient with the EHS tools utilized by Repsol for environmental reporting, waste stream management, and HSE reporting and improvement actions registries. (APA and GAMA). Provided relevant compliance information and documentation and professional interpretation of regulatory HSE law to all other groups. Provided leadership, guidance and direction to HSE support staff and developing a teamwork atmosphere within US BU HSE department. Monitored regulatory agencies for critical changes, developments released and in development to ensure that policies and procedures maintain compliance. (bad sentence stumbled on it) Prepared elements of departmental budget including economic analysis of purchasing, IE: fit for task or operation, cost effectiveness, forward looking, innovation versus standard technology, etc. Worked on revision of local HSE management system to fit OHSAS, ANSI, SEMS, and ISO formats and ensure complete compliance and reference to applicable corporate and E&P policies and procedures, formalizing contractor and subcontractor management procedures, and further development of environmental compliance document management system.
Apr 2008 - Nov 2008
Environmental, Health and Safety Consulting, Policy and Procedure Development and Implementation, Sub-contractor Auditing and Management, Core Compliance Training based upon training needs assessments, Internal and External Audit Preparations and Representation, Safety “Culture” Assessment and Development. Audiometric testing, pulmonary function testing, respirator fit testing, DOT and NON-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing, Supervisory DOT Drug and Alcohol Training, SCBA and Confined Space Rescue Training.