Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager / Supervisor / Lead / Advisor / Engineer

Last Updated: 4th September 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United States


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Age Range
45 to 54

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Demonstrated leadership as a former Company Commander, US Army veteran. HSE & Emergency Response professional with over 20 years of broad upstream Oil and Gas industry experience in environmental management, industrial hygiene, process and behavior based safety, emergency management, and contractor assurance. Direct experience with onshore and offshore drilling, production and engineering / installation projects. Domestic experience in the US Gulf of Mexico, Texas, and Alaska; international experience in Brazil, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE, The Netherlands, UK, Mexico, and Canada.


American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
Graduate Safety Professional (GSP)

   Dec 2018
— Jul 2019

Montana Tech
Master of Science (MS) - Industrial Hygiene

   Jan 2015
— Dec 2018

Webster University
Master of Science (MS) - Environmental Management

   Aug 2001
— Dec 2002

New Mexico State University
Bachelor of Science (BS) - Biology

   Aug 1992
— May 1997


Saudi Aramco
Environmental Coordinator / Field Safety Compliance Coordinator

   Sep 2019
— Sep 2020

• Self-starter. Began as Field Safety Compliance Coordinator for Zuluf Offshore Facilities Division, and was promoted within three (3) months to higher level as the Dept. Environmental Coordinator to manage compliance for the Marjan & Zuluf Increment Projects Department.
• Knowledgeable. Authored and implemented Department management system documents and project plans for newly established organization; including: Emergency Response Plan, Safety Manual, and Environmental Management System Manual.
• Technical expertise. Conducted Industrial Hygiene surveys of work areas, identified appropriate corrective actions, and verified their completion.
• Gets the job done. Coordinated operational and training PTW requirements of multiple contractors.
• Risk adverse. Facilitated risk assessment activities of project scopes.
• Identified marine requirements and coordinated with offshore contractors to ensure compliance.
• Reviewed credentials, tested, and interviewed approximately 50 contractor HSE personnel from various supporting companies and provided recommendations to project management.

Field Safety Supervisor

   Aug 2018
— Jul 2019

• Leadership. Directly supervises, schedules, and mentors seven (7) field HSE Advisors and an HSE Admin on the Eni Nikaitchuq and Oooguruk Projects; includes exposure to drilling, construction, production, and pipeline activities.
• Skillful. Fosters a positive safety culture by creating trust, nurturing relationships, dissolving silos, and supporting operations while reinforcing standards in order to drive excellence.
• Planner. Anticipates, coordinates, and assures efficient and adequate resource availability.
• Engaged. Monitors numerous contractor-lead projects and evaluates practices, equipment, and facilities in order to assess risk and adherence to procedures.
• Quality minded. Leads incident investigations to discover causes and provide system correction.
• Capable. Conceives and implements solutions to issues and establishes prevention measures.

Sr. Safety Engineer

   Nov 2012
— Aug 2018

• Competent. Authored and rolled out the majority of the company’s US HSE procedures, such as: Confined Space Entry, Working at Heights, Potable Water, Bloodborne Pathogens, On Call Duty, Crane Safety, Emergency Evacuation Plan, HAZCOM, Contractor Safety Management, Lockout Tagout, Permit to Work, Biocide Spill Response Plan, and approximately twenty (20) others.
• Emergency Response Aptitude. Managed National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliant system for the company; ensuring all positions were trained, planned and coordinated exercises, ensured regulatory requirements were met, and participated in two (2) no-notice drills by the US Govt (BSEE) as the Safety Officer with commendable ratings.
• Trainer. Effectively rolled out Behavior Based Safety program across the fleet; prepared, coordinated, and led training on Safety & Health topics for offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico; and provided quarterly and annual HSE topic presentations to senior management.
• Subsea Focus. Provided direct HSEQ oversight and support for Appaloosa, Longhorn, Pegasus, and Kodiac projects at various stages of installation, remediation / intervention, and recovery.
• Project Oriented. Wrote up bid package HSE annexes that enabled the company to successfully win the very first offshore oil & gas awards to a non-domestic operator in Mexico.

AGR Subsea
HSE Manager

   Dec 2011
— Nov 2012

• Boots on the Ground. Involved with fabrication workscopes on a daily basis at GE and Weatherford yards for the Chevron Dual Gradient Drilling (DGD) project. Provided general support for the ExxonMobil / Chevron Hibernia Project in Newfoundland.
• Proactive. Conducted contractor audits and inspections, provided monthly training sessions, and held weekly safety meetings.
• Reactive. Responded to incidents, performed thorough investigations, and managed corrective actions associated with them.
• Valuable. Created and implemented Waste Management Program, DOT Drug and Alcohol Program, and Contractor Management Program.

Sr. Safety Engineer

   Jul 2010
— Nov 2011

• Experienced. Authored QHSE plans and procedures in support of Shell Olympus, Mars-B, and West Boreas pipeline and subsea equipment installation projects in the US Gulf of Mexico. Facilitated associated Hazard Identification (HAZID) exercises.
• Flexible. Planned and supervised quayside mobilization of vessel in Rotterdam, performed audits and inspections of contractors, and supervised follow-on fabrication work in Tel Aviv in support of the Noble Tamar Project.
• Knowledgeable. Planned, communicated, and contributed re-writes of Corporate Management System procedures to be in compliance with newly mandated API RP-75 (SEMS) standards and ISNetworld requirements to operate in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Rowan Companies
Environmental Manager

   May 2009
— Jul 2010

• Accountable. Managed the environmental performance of the corporation and it’s subsidiaries worldwide; directly supervised two (2) Environmental Advisors.
• Organized. Audited by the US EPA and TCEQ, resulting in no violations.
• Effective. Project Manager for development and implementation of both HSE reporting software and Business Management System structure.
• Compliance-Minded. Identified requirements of US-based regulations against ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, and effectively implemented an integrated HSE Management System.

Subsea 7
Sr. Safety Engineer

   Jan 2007
— Jul 2010

• Trusted. Managed and coordinated HSE aspects of ultra-deepwater projects in the US Gulf of Mexico and pipeline fabrication activities at the company's spoolbase in south Texas. Directly supervised two (2) Project HSE Advisors and a Facility HSE Advisor.
• Successful. Facilitated HAZID and Risk Assessment exercises for the company’s BP Thunderhorse Chevron Tahiti, BP Atlantis, Petrobras Cascade & Chinook, and Murphy Thunderhawk scopes of work; managed Risk Registers; and wrote project HSEQ and emergency response plans.
• Reliable. Oversaw ISNetworld and PEC Premier database management contributing to successful bids for Marathon, BP, and Chevron projects.
• Field-Focused. Conducted external and internal HSE-related compliance audits, vessel inspections, and incident investigations.
• Committed. Performed environmental compliance audits, and wrote storm water plans (SWP3) and spill prevention plans (SPCC) for facilities resulting in no notices of violation during tenure.