I am a highly knowledgeable, motivated self-starter specializing in Construction Safety Management as a specialist, trained and experienced in many areas of large scale construction in the Power Generation Industry (Fossil Fuel and Hydroelectric), Oil and Fuel Refineries as well as Heavy Highway Construction totaling over 13 years total experience as a safety professional, 24 years total in the construction industry and trucking. I have extensive knowledge of safety program development as well as training program requirements involved on both site specific and corporate level programs.
Hinds Community College /Business Administration/Raymond, Mississippi-Associates Degree (Business Administration)
Atlantic OSHA Training Center/NJ- Rutgers University-UMDNJ/Piscataway, NJ-Certificate Program
Rutgers University-Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation/NJ-Certificate Program
New York City College of Technology/NYC-Certificate Program
The Associated General Contractors of America- Certificate Program
Applegate Associates, Inc.-Certificate Program
The Crosby Group/ Rigging-Certificate Program
OSHA 500 Certified (OSHA10 hour/OSHA 30 hour Trainer-Construction)
OSHA 30 hour Certification
40 Hour Hazwoper Certified (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response)
Certified Supervisor of Hazardous Waste Sites (8 hour certification)
Loss Prevention System Training Certification
Certified Respiratory Protection Fit tester
40 hour, New York City Site Safety Manager Certification
1ST Aid/CPR/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens Certified
Drug testing certified
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Certification (OSHA 500)
Safety Programs: including Hazardous Communication Programs
40 hour Hazwoper (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response)
Trenching and Excavating
Confined Space Entry
Rigging & Lifting and Materials Handling
Respiratory Awareness and Respiratory Fit Test
Walsh Construction Company, Chicago, ILL 2011-Present
I work as the Safety Manager responsible for all project safety controls for a new construction hydroelectric power plant in Hawesville, KY, managing a work force of 200+/- workers.
Ferreira Construction Company, Branchburg, NJ 2008- 2011
I work as a Safety Manager/Coordinator representing FCC on all their projects reporting directly to the Corporate Safety Director on all field related findings. FCC currently has over $250 million in contracts in areas from Power Generating Facilities, Road and Bridge Projects as well as major concrete projects on industrial facilities and high rise projects through NYC.
Applegate Associates, Inc., Union, NJ (Safety Consulting) 2005-2008
OSHA intervention Specialist, Safety Specialist, Hazard Evaluator, OSHA outreach Train the Trainer, Conducting OSHA Compliance Inspections for Heavy Highway, Buildings, Commercial Construction sites, Power General Industry facilities Oil and Fuel Refineries as well as Manufacturing facilities.
Shoup Motor Carriers, Inc. - Jonesboro, Georgia 1997-2005
Auto Transport company handling new and used automobile and truck relocation within the United States. My responsibilities as owner of the company included were but not limited to, meeting all Occupational safety requirements, obtaining all DOT permits, Equipment licensing and safety requirements in all states.
Custom Craft Builders - Woodstock, Georgia 1995-2003
Field Superintendent, responsible for all day to day operations and safety requirements. Working in the General Contractors best interest with contractors, subcontractors, clients and property owners.
M. Enterprises, Inc. - Stone Mountain, Georgia 1989-1995 Safety Manager/Consultant on behalf of M Enterprises, within the Industrial Piping Industry, Chemical Plants and Power Generating (Fossil Fuel) Industry as well as Water Treatment facilities and Dredging Companies working offshore projects.