Safety Specialist

William Eugene Hubbard


293 Kershner Ct. • Henderson, Nevada 89074 • Telephone: 702-752-2497


Email: Billhubbard73@aol.com


 


SUMMARY


 


A safety professional with North American and overseas experience, dealing with the needs of operations and corporate headquarters in production, construction and projects. Possessing well developed administrative and managerial skills that provide for the maintenance of superior standards and insure the health and welfare of the company and their employees. Having the ability to effectively motivate people and provide the guidance to enhance their performance in the workplace, while supporting the specific requirements of local, state and federal agencies. Experienced with training, inspections, audits, record keeping and staff development.


 


ACCOMPLISHMENTS


 



  • ·        A Manager with a wide range of experience in the mining industry (Coal, Copper, Gold, Diatomaceous Earth and Uranium). Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating teams to achieve their objectives. First-class analytical, design and problem solving skills. Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards.

  • ·        Effective Communicator - Polished telephone, interpersonal, & writing skills. Energetic, patient & diplomatic. Have overseas experience in Chile, Indonesia and India. Able to speak, read and write in English, Spanish and Bahasa Indonesia.

  • ·        Detail-orientated “multi tasker” - Able to balance competing priorities and tight deadlines. Known for quality, accuracy, and timely completion of projects.

  • ·        Self-motivated - Driven and able to learn new tasks and processes quickly.

  • ·        Team leader - Decisive leader with extensive experience recruiting, interviewing, hiring effective personnel, developing talent and creating effective training programs.

  • ·        Qualified MSHA Instructor since 1987 (EE, ES, IS)


 


EXPERIENCE


 


2016 to Present


Safety Specialist                               Canyon Electric                                                                           Las Vegas, NV



  • ·        Monitoring all subcontractor construction work on the Nevada Test Site for Canyon Electric. Attend National Security Technologies (NSTec) planning meetings to ensure all safety rules and regulations are followed on each project.  Conduct daily site audits to ensure employee safety and environmental regulations are being addressed. Assess workplace hazards and implement effective control measures to mitigate risks.


 


2016 to 2016


Safety Specialist                               Conti Electric                                                                           Blythe, CA



  • Conducting daily audits of all facets of construction activities on the McCoy 250 MW Solar Project.

  • Responsible for the continuous improvement process for increasing productivity, reducing accidents and injuries, and raising awareness of all worker safety in the field.


 


2013 to 2015


Senior Safety Manager                                  Premier Building Group                                                 El Centro, CA



  • ·        Advising Corporate Safety Director, Managers, Supervisors and craft personnel on health, safety and environmental aspects of four solar projects in southern California (ISEC South: 200 MW, Campo Verde: 139 MW, SolarGen 2: 150 MW, and ISEC West: 250 MW.)

  • Directing a team of 14 Safety Officers to ensure compliance on all Federal and State regulations (OSHA, CalOSHA, NFPA, ANSI, NIOSH, NEC and DOT).

  • Responsible for the continuous improvement process for increasing productivity, reducing accidents and injuries, and raising awareness of all worker safety from the office to the field.

  • Assess workplace hazards and implement effective control measures to mitigate risks.

  • Coordinating and monitoring all safety and health training.

  • Managing activities to reduce workers’ compensation claims and costs.


 


2010 - 2013


Corporate Safety Manager                     Alaska Mechanical, Inc.                                               Anchorage, Alaska



  • ·          Advising president, vice president, general manager, managers, supervisors and craft personnel on health, safety and environmental aspects of mechanical and vertical construction activities for Alaska Mechanical, Inc. and its subsidiary companies.  

  • ·          Oversee all health, safety, and environmental aspects of job-site work in remote locations.

  • ·          Responsible for occupational safety for two geographically separated main offices, warehouses and equipment yards employing in excess of 130 professionals, engineers, equipment operators and skilled tradesmen.

  • ·          Responsible for the development, implementation, and periodic auditing of all Alaska Mechanical, Incorporated health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.

  • ·                 Responsible for the continuous improvement process for increasing productivity, reducing accidents and injuries, and raising awareness of all worker safety from the office to the field.

    • ·                  Assess workplace hazards and implement effective control measures to mitigate risks.

    • ·                  Coordinating and monitoring all safety and health training.

    • ·                  Managing activities to reduce workers’ compensation claims and costs.




 


2010-2010


Safety Manager - Western Region         P&H MinePro Services                                             Gillette, Wyoming



  • ·          Advising general manager, managers, supervisors and craft personnel on health, safety and environmental matters for construction, fabrication and repair of mining equipment (Draglines, Shovels, Drills)

  • ·          Directing a team of 3 Safety Officers to ensure compliance on all Federal and State regulations (MSHA, OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, NIOSH, NEC and DOT).

    • ·                  Assess workplace hazards and implement effective control measures to mitigate risks in Gillette, WY, Evansville,




              WY and Kilgore, TX.


 


2009-2009


Risk Manager                             Leighton Contractors India                                              Indore, India



  • ·          Responsible for leading and developing HSE Department. Advising managers, supervisors and personnel on health, safety and environmental matters for the construction of a new four lane National Highway from Indore to Khalghat in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The 76 kilometer highway required 31 bridges, 13 underpasses and 154 minor structures, including two major river bridges and one road over a rail bridge.   


The construction works undertaken included:



  • Major excavations and fills to form the road embankment

  • Blasting and crushing of all aggregates for road pavement layers and concrete batching

  • Foundations and superstructure to all new bridges and structures

  • Street lighting & service roads in urban areas

  • Drainage, minor landscaping and reforestation works

  • Toll plazas, administration building, rest areas and bus shelters

  • Preparatory work included relocation of all services such as water, electricity, fiber optic cables, route clearance etc.


 


2008-2009


Risk Manager                             Leighton Contractors Indonesia                                                     Balikpapan, Indonesia



  • ·          Responsible for leading and developing HSE, QA/QC and Training Departments. Advising managers, supervisors and personnel on health, safety and environmental matters for the construction of a new coal mine in central Kalimantan, Indonesia.

  • ·          Ensure the HSEQ team understand & carry out their responsibilities to meet client’s requirements and satisfy the requirements of OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001 & ISO14001.

  • ·                 Directing a team of 35 Safety, Environmental, QA/QC and Training personnel to ensure compliance with all Company, Client (BHPBilliton) and Indonesian Government regulations.

  • ·                 Manage the development of Project Instructions, Work Method Statements, JSA’s, SOP’s, Training Programs and implementation of Client Procedures.

  • ·                 Collate & analyze data pertaining to HSEQ Management System performance in order to ensure continual improvement at all times.


 


2007-2008


Safety Manager                          Alaska Mechanical, Inc.                                                              Nome, Alaska



  • ·          Advising managers, supervisors and craft personnel on health, safety and environmental matters during construction of a new 100,000 oz. per year gold mine.

    • ·                  Directing a team of 5 Safety Officers to ensure compliance on all Federal and State regulations.

    • ·                  Assess workplace hazards and implement effective control measures to mitigate risks.

    • ·                  Coordinating and monitoring all safety and health training.

    • ·                  Managing activities to reduce workers’ compensation claims and costs.




 


2005-2007


Safety Manager                          World Minerals Inc. – Celite Corporation                                 Lompoc, California



  • ·        Responsible for establishing procedures for safety and risk management for a Diatomaceous Earth mine and associated processing plants.

  • ·        Coordinate activities to reduce workers’ compensation claims and costs.

  • ·        Coordinate and facilitate training of employees for MSHA training.

  • ·        Conduct MSHA/Cal-OSHA compliance inspections, Company audits and accident/incident investigations.

  • ·        Chair the Safety Committee Meeting and compile and distribute monthly safety statistics.

    • ·                       Facilitate annual/periodic occupational health testing.





  • Monitor and maintain compliance with applicable federal (MSHA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, FRA, NFPA, NTSB), state (Cal-OSHA), local Safety and Health Standards (ISO 9001:2000 - ISO 14001), corporate rules, policies and regulations.


 


2000-2005


Owner                                                       Chinook RV Resort                                                         Klamath, California



  • ·        Owner of a 70 site Recreational Vehicle Resort. Responsible for all the business aspects including safety, financial, human resources, public relations, marketing and sales.

  • ·        Employ three full-time and two part-time employees to assist in the operation and maintenance of all site facilities and buildings. Included are the main store, tackle shop, tool room, laundry facility, boat docks, boat rentals, propane sales and property rentals.

  • ·        Member of the Klamath Chamber of Commerce.


 


1998-2000                                                        


Safety and Warehouse Specialist            BHP Coal                                                                   Farmington, New Mexico



  • ·                                                                                                  Responsible for two warehouses totaling 5.5 million dollars of inventory.

  • ·        Manage a department of 11 non-staff employees ensuring that the San Juan and La Plata Warehouses meet or exceed the demands of our customers and maintain efficient levels of inventory.

    • ·                                                                                                  Maintain and improve BHP “Best Practices” in safety, warehousing and customer relations.




 


1995-1998                                                        


Safety Superintendent                             BHP-PT. Arutmin Indonesia                                     Balikpapan, Indonesia


  • ·        Develop safety standards and responsible for the implementation of the National Occupancy Safety Association (NOSA) program for all five BHP Coal Indonesian operations.

  • ·        Coordinate the management team and train safety professionals at all five BHP sites.

  • ·        Audit the head office, three mine sites and port facility for system development and safety compliance.

  • ·        Provide technical advice and research data.


 


1993-1995                                                        


Maintenance Superintendent                 BHP - North Pulau Laut Coal Terminal                     Pemancingan, Indonesia


  • ·        Manage and train 86 employees including engineers, technicians, electricians, mechanics and welders.

  • ·        Act as Port Manager during absences.

  • ·        Achieve objectives associated with construction, engineering, maintenance and repair of all mechanical and electrical needs associated with a seven MTPY coal terminal and associated facilities.

  • ·        Responsible for the departments’ capital and operating budgets.

  • ·        Project Manager responsible for the commissioning of the port.

  • ·        Develop and implement successful quality control, condition monitoring and preventative maintenance programs. 

  • ·        Achieve a lost time incident rate of zero in my department.

  • ·        Under my direction, we received a three-star safety rating from NOSA. This is the first time NOSA presented a site in a developing country with three stars on its initial grading audit. 


 


1991-1993                                                        


Senior Electrical Supervisor                   BHP-La Plata Mine                                                   Farmington, New Mexico


  • ·        Supervise a team of eight maintenance professionals and was responsible for all electrical and carpentry needs associated with a 1.5 MTPY coal mine and associated facilities.

  • ·        Perform the duties of Maintenance Superintendent and Mechanical Foreman during absences.

  • ·        Steering Committee Member of the Western Electrical Mining Association (WEMA).


 


1989-1991                                                        


Electrical General Foreman                   BHP-Minera Escondida                                                           Antofagasta, Chile


  • ·        Assist with the development, construction, quality control and commissioning of mining equipment, plant and port facilities in the world’s largest copper mine. This was a $900 million project that was completed under budget and ahead of schedule.

  • ·        Supervise and train a department of 17 full time staff and 72 contract personnel in a remote camp.

  • ·        Duties include designing, repairing, quality control and maintaining all electrical equipment associated with a 320 MTPY copper mine.


 


1986-1989                                                        


Electrical / Carpentry Supervisor           BHP-La Plata Mine                                                   Farmington, New Mexico 


  • ·        Member of the start-up team at La Plata Mine. Assist with the construction, quality control and commissioning of equipment and facilities and supervise a team of nine professionals.


 


 


1985-1986                                                        


Electrical Maintenance Foreman            BHP-San Juan Mine                                                  Farmington, New Mexico



  • ·        Supervise a technical team of fifteen for the purpose of maintaining all electrical equipment associated with a six MTPY coal mine.


 


1984-1985                                                        


Mechanical Maintenance Foreman       BHP-San Juan Mine                                                  Farmington, New Mexico


  • ·        Supervise twenty non-staff personnel in maintaining, rebuilding and repairing all mechanical mobile equipment.


 


1983-1984                                                        


Master Electrician                                        Colorado Yampa Coal                                                     Oak Creek, Colorado



  • ·        Responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of coal mining, crushing and loading equipment.


 


1981-1983     &n

  • ID#: 126106
  • Location: Henderson, NV , 89074

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