PROJECT MANAGER and RISK MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
2018 Bachelor of Science Degree, Applied Technology, University of Southern MS
1997 Associates of Applied Science Degree, HRM, Northeast MS Community College
AFFILIATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING
- DOL and OSHA trained Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry in 501 and 503 (Train the Trainer)
- Certified HAZWOPER Trainer (8-hr, 24-hr, and 40-hr)
- Level 1 Certified in Infrared Thermography
RESPONSIBILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
5/2017 – Present
Project Manager and Risk Management Specialist, Environmental Compliance Safety, Inc., Sherman, MS
Responsible for planning, budgeting, developing, overseeing, and reporting of assigned projects to assure that the scope and direction of each project remain on target and on schedule. Assists clients in assessing and identifying real or potential risk that may hinder the reputation, safety, security and financial prosperity of their organization and further promote, advise, and/or develop risk reduction programs that facilitate activities to help ensure that clients are prepared to deal with potential risks. Conduct and develop safety training, develop safety programs, and conduct industrial hygiene and noise monitoring and surveys.
2007 – 5/2017
Environmental, Health, Safety Director, Plumrose USA, Inc., Booneville, MS
Directed all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) activities for facilities located in MS, IA, IN, VT, and NJ. Oversaw all EHS regulatory compliance and training programs for the company. Developed and implemented loss prevention programs, assured environmental programs and permits were managed and maintained accordingly. Recorded and maintained statistics involving, experience modifiers, incident, and DART rates, and provided comprehensive reporting to executives. Headed the company’s workers’ compensation division were I oversee all cost and premium renewals. Worked with brokers, insurers, and other risk prevention specialist in securing services. Lead fire prevention efforts to reduce or eliminate real or potential threats that could affect life and/or property and worked with insures to secure services. Oversee the company’s 6S program to reduce waste and drive Lean / Six Sigma initiatives.
1998 – 2007
Health, Safety, and Environmental Coordinator, Berkline/Bench Craft LLC, Ripley, MS
Responsibilities included caring for injured or ill employees and managing all aspects of worker’s compensation at the plants. Responsible for writing and facilitating all OSHA-required written plans and procedures, conducting required training, and maintaining records. Maintained records for Hazardous Waste Storage/Shipment and Secondary Containment areas, participated in state inspections, and assisted in maintaining permits for Storm Water and Wastewater.