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Professional supervisor/manager with expertise in workplace safety, business and safety training, open-pit mining, railroad operations and maintenance, manufacturing, heavy industry, skilled trades, industrial sales and equipment maintenance.

Work experience

Safety Supervisor and Trainer

All Positions and Companies

In all positions listed, provided daily safety supervision, inspections, weekly safety talks, operator task observations and coaching and training, and remediation of identified hazards. Safety responsibility and compliance with OSHA/MSHA included all skilled tradespeople and equipment operators in mining, construction, plant operations and maintenance.

Sales and Aftermarket Representative

Nott Company

Business-to-Business sales of material handling equipment, safety training, operator training, and aftermarket maintenance support. Established new customer base in mining and manufacturing sectors and sold a record number of maintenance agreements with new and existing customers. Also sold and facilitated record number of operator training contracts. Product line was primarily "Hyster" industrial trucks and dock equipment, industrial batteries, and replacement parts. Wrote quotations and specifications for new equipment and maintenance repair for used equipment.

Territory Manager - Industrial Sales

Modern Track Machinery

Managed large midwest territory responsible for sales targets, budget, and after market customer service. Increased the number of new accounts while maintaining and growing established customer sales. Contacted and worked with employees, supervisors, purchasing and senior management in the sales process and frequently demonstrated products in the field for track maintenance. Also, trained customers on the safe and effective use of equipment and its maintenance. Provided add-on-services and support , including emergency assistance, for rail gangs, tie gangs, mechanics, and section crews. Provided  repairs, parts and maintenance in the field as a part of aftermarket service.

Production/Operations Manager

LTV Steel Mining Company

Open-pit mining, ore processing, manufacturing, plant and equipment maintenance, and rail transportation:

Responsible for daily production schedules and implementation, equipment and personnel allocation, equipment maintenance, and overtime authorization. Equally important was safety monitoring, inspections, hazard recognition and remediation, and employee safety training. Provided leadership, coaching and training to employees resulting in improved productivity and morale. Initiated additional projects resulting in dramatically reduced equipment costs, fuel consumption, and maintenance down time. One of the best safety records in the industry.


Certified Safety Manager/Trainer

National Association of Safety Professionals

Competent in OSHA / MSHA safety regulations and compliance. Inspections, hazard identification, investigations, auditing, training, reporting. Trained in all areas of occupational safety areas and incidence command.

TEFL Cerification

Worldwide Teachers Institute

Hands-on classroom teaching and lecture for ESL teaching - Teaching English as a Second Language.

Teaching English coursework

Teaching English apprenticeship; British Literature; Shakespeare; American Novels; Short Story Writers; Educational Psychology

Master coursework

Metropolitan State Univesity

Organizational Development and Teambuilding; Management, Managerial; Communication

Master coursework

HPI  interventions for increased productivity and continuous learning; adult education; critical thinking

Bachelor of Science