Sonja Skinner

Work History

Work History

Torpedo Technician

Work Center
Torpedo Technician-Technical Expertise Assisted in planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating an Explosives Safety Program. Supervised employees engaged in troubleshooting, maintenance, repairs, and weapons handling. Routinely conducted weapons and explosives safety standards inspections. Conducted quality assurance, risk assessment and safety inspections on shop equipment, personnel, operations, and weapon transfers. Conducted annual performance evaluations, rating personnel based on job performance.

Production Supervisor

Work Center
Production Supervisor Independently supervised over 40 personnel, prioritized an ever-shifting workload and balanced competing priorities and objectives, assessed and distributed manpower as needed. Responsible for work center supply budget and tracking of hand-receipt items. Mentored, evaluated, and counseled employees on their professional development or performance issues and advised management of appropriate disciplinary or corrective actions, if needed. Managed employee relations and briefed leadership on the status of all phases of mission essential items and personnel. Conducted annual performance evaluations, rating personnel based on job performance.

Recruiter

United States Navy
Recruiter-In-Charge Recruiter/canvasser, Managed recruitment, placement and classification of prospective personnel, determining skills and qualifications. Utilized a wide range of recruiting methods to identify potential personnel including conducting interviews using probing techniques to analyze basic qualifications. Counseled those not selected. Screened applicants to gather preliminary occupational information. Completed background investigation paperwork. Screened and classified applications for accuracy ensuring applicants met basic qualifications; Completed applications or counseled those rejected. Handled private and confidential information discreetly and professionally. Created long and short range mission and training plans and goals. Conducted annual performance evaluations, rating personnel based on job performance according to company rating criteria and standards. Additionally, rewarded superior work performance using company rewards and awards policy and methods.

Safety Officer

BAE Systems
Fort Hood, Texas Environmental Compliance and Safety Officer Planned, developed, coordinated, and evaluated a comprehensive Occupational Safety and Health Program for contract personnel. Prepared written guides, Standard Operating Procedures and regulations to prevent unsafe conditions and prevent accidents. Ensured compliance with all Environmental Protection Agency, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality(TCEQ), OSHA, and Fort Hood environmental and safety regulations. Tasked with responsibility of Risk Management, including training and monitoring on-site risk factors. Slashed the rate of safety incidents and environmental compliance infractions by 85% by developing and implementing an onsite safety policy. Monitored work areas and evaluated known safety problems. Conducted environmental and safety training for 200 company personnel.

Environmental Protection Technician

DPW Environmental Division, Classification Unit
Fort Hood, Texas Environmental Protection Technician Remediated occupational and environmental hazards, implemented protective measures, and enforced OSHA standards. Maintained maintenance, inventory, and billing databases.

Environmental Protection Assistant

DPW Environmental Division, Bio-Remediation
Site-Fort Hood, Texas Environmental Protection Assistant Worked independently to investigate hazardous conditions and practices, developed corrective action, and bio-remediated contaminated soil. Maintained maintenance, inventory and billing databases. Prescribed solutions to supervisor on technical and administrative problems.

Motorcycle Safety Instructor

TotalRider.com
Florence, Texas Motorcycle Safety Instructor Instilled the fundamentals of safe, responsible motorcycling necessary to obtain licensing for beginner and experienced motorcyclists via classroom discussions, interactive media, and on-motorcycle instruction. Investigated hazardous conditions, equipment, and practices and develop corrective procedures. Meticulously completed state and federal forms, as well as accident investigation forms.

Customer Service Representative

Capefox Government Services
Fort Hood, Texas Lead Motorcycle Safety Instructor Directly responsible for staff and students ensuring training is conducted safely and in accordance with contract specifications, policies and regulations. Ensure training objectives are met in the allotted timeframe and in compliance with applicable regulations and procedures, reconciling discrepancies or inconsistencies in training methods. Office administrator, providing written and oral communications, completing and submitting state and corporate reports, process personnel action documents, travel expense reports, monthly production reports and other administration actions as required using office automation equipment such as computers, fax machines, audio visual equipment, and Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Customer service representative, direct liaison between client, corporation and customer, breifing management of operational progress and averting potential concern and conflicts using a full range of management advisory services. Provided advice to management on issues or problems related to performance and training standards. Conducted annual performance evaluations, rating personnel based on job performance according to company rating criteria and standards. Additionally, rewarded superior work performance using company rewards and awards policy and methods.

Education

Education

A.Sc

Embry Riddle

B.Sc

Columbia Southern University

M.B.A

Columbia Southern University

Skills

Skills

military personnel

civilian

ORGANIZATIONAL

multi

Personnel Management

Recruitment