To obtain a position for a strong progressive company, where my experience, skills and professionalism can contribute to the growth and success of the organization.
TWIC – expiration January 29, 2014OSHA 30 – Construction Occupational Health and Safety CertifiedMSHA 5000-23 – Mine Safety and Health Administration/ Mine Surface TrainingNCCER Construction Site Safety TechnicianNCCER PLUS Industrial PipefitterWelder Hazwoper 40METS Helicopter Underwater Egress TrainingWater Survival/ Swing Rope, Personnel Trans. BasketCPR/ First Aide TrainingDisaster Response Training/ First Responder TrainingFluent in Windows, MAC, MS Office, email and internet research
January 2011 – present Louisiana Technical College Baton Rouge, LAAdvanced/ Combination Welding
April 2010 – August 2010 I.T.I Technical College Baton Rouge, LAProcess Technology
March 2009 – August 2009 Associated Builders & Contractors Baton Rouge, LAWelding
January 2008 – July 2008 Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge, LAGeneral Educational Studies
May 2004 Scenic High School Baton Rouge, LAGeneral Equivalency Diploma
2004 – Present Various Construction Companies United StatesBoh BrothersTurner IndustriesGulf South SafetyWyatt Field ServicesCabildo StaffingExcel ContractorsPlant Performance ServicesBay LtdPerformance ContractorsJacobs Field ServicesGroup ContractorsJames ConstructionShaw Group ConstructionPlant Maintenance Services
Safety Supervisor- (Current) Thoroughly investigate and document all accidents and near misses. Conduct and document required periodic safety inspections and audits. Conduct safety meetings daily. Enforce the safety policies and take corrective action to eliminate hazards. Maintain contractor/ subcontractor on-site MSDS Library and chemical inventory list along with labeling requirements. Monitor site safety continuously and establish awareness among employees. Assist client in conducting root cause analysis for recordables, serious first aides or high severity near misses. Administer all safety tracking and incident reporting requirements including completing first aid reports, near miss accident reports, property damage and occupation illness and injury investigation reports.
Safety Consultant – Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures. Report or review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing. Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes. Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance. Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment. Review employee safety programs to determine their adequacy. Interview employers and employees to obtain information about work environments and workplace incidents. Review plans and specifications for construction of new machinery or equipment to determine whether all safety requirements have been met. Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents. Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards. Provide technical advice and guidance to organizations on how to handle health-related problems and make needed changes. Maintain liaisons with outside organizations such as fire departments, mutual aid societies, and rescue teams, so that emergency responses can be facilitated. Evaluate adequacy of actions taken to correct health inspection violations. Check floors of plants to ensure that they are strong enough to support heavy machinery.
Safety Technician/ CoordinatorWorked with Plant Managers and Supervisors to ensure their plant is running safely, efficiently and in compliance with legal health, safety and sanitation codes. Met with and interviewed employees to observe how they performed their duties and ensured they were in compliance with safety standards. Analyzed companies records to form statistical data and observed whether or not the work area was safe and suitable for the type of work performed. Completed paperwork regarding any violations of health or safety codes and reported them to the proper authorities.
Pipefitter/ Boilermaker ForemanDirected and supervised the work of pipefitters, boilermakers and other assigned personnel. Pre-planned work. Provided training opportunities for crafts-persons. Oversaw safety procedures, quality of workmanship, and the morale and attitude of the employees assigned. Acted as custodian of tools, equipment, and materials used on the job. Checked time cards and materials. Verified and approved material requisitioned by employees being supervised. Maintained records. Pipefitter – Class ALaid out, assembled, installed, and maintained pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation, and following blueprints. Selected type and size of pipe, and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications. Inspected work site to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes cut for pipe did not cause structural weakness. Cut pipe, using saws, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine. Threaded pipe, using pipe threading machine. Bended pipe, using pipe bending tools and pipe bending machine. Assembled and installed variety of metal and nonmetal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper, and plastic. Connected pipes, using threaded, caulked, soldered, brazed, fused, or cemented joints, and hand tools. Secured pipes to structure with brackets, clamps, and hangers, using hand tools and power tools.Pipe/ Structural WelderWelded in the positions of Vertical and Overhead both single and multiple passes for both Stainless and Steel; utilized a weld fillet gage; visually inspected welds to determine compliance with workmanship standards. Performed basic hooking and rigging procedures.
Construction Foreman/PersonnelHandled all aspects related to personnel management on site. Made decisions pertaining to production on a daily basis. Worked side by side with craftsman and was capable of manually completing any activity.
Boilermaker – Class AAssembled, installed, and repaired boilers, vats, and other large vessels. Followed blueprints to install large boilers or assemble small boilers. Aligned sections using plumb bobs, levels, wedges, and turnbuckles. Ensured the section edges fit properly and bolted or welded them together. Attached other necessary components, such as water tubes, valves, and gauges. Repaired boilers that were worn or damaged. Strengthened joints or use pieces of metal to patch weak spots. Installed special equipment on boilers and tanks to prevent smoke or fumes from polluting the air.
2006 Alpha & Omega Security Baton Rouge, LA Security OfficerPatrolled premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of doors, windows, and gates. Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain security of premises. Wrote reports of daily activities and irregularities. Observed and reported all incidents. Circulated among visitors and employees to preserve order and protect property.
2005 - 2006 Fluor Corporation New Orleans, LASecurity Supervisor\Human ResourcesContracted employee for FEMA. Was a First Responder on the Disaster Response Team. Prescreened all applications. Conducted phone, face-to-face interviews and direct hires. Ensured that employees performed job duties and were in compliance with all safety regulations. Observed and reported activities and incidents at various FEMA trailer sites, providing for the security and safety of client property and personnel. Made periodic tours to check for irregularities and to inspect protection devices and equipment. Preserved order and enforced regulations and directives for the site pertaining to personnel, visitors, and premises. Controlled access, entering and exiting, the facility by conducting vehicle inspections.
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