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Safety Manager - Business Analyst - Project Manager

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director of Construction and Safety / Risk and Safety Manager
Safety Consultant, Denver, Colorado
* Managed daily operations and safety of 120 workers
* Developed and Implemented Safety and Quality Assurance/Quality Control systems to navigate companies to a culture of world-class safety and quality
* Reduced accident rate by 90%
* Reduced safety department expenditures by 35% through new vendor selection and negotiation
* Developed new hiring and training programs to minimize risk and maximize ROI
* Developed strategies and select software/technologies to increase compliance and productivity
* Increased regulatory compliance by 95%
* Increased productivity by 20%
* Implemented successful worker’s compensation management system reducing costs by 50%
* Consistent on time, in budget project completion
* Successful project completion with zero accidents through coaching, mentoring, training, and leadership
Through a combination of listening, team building, focus, and accountability attitudes changed, embracing a renewed emphasis on delivering a quality product while virtually eliminating accidents. Successfully negotiated with Denver Fire Department and OSHA, avoiding regulatory sanctions. Occupied apartment complex remodels, high profile mega re-roofs, and new construction projects.
Transformed companies into organizations capable of keeping workers safe, cutting costs, winning and successfully completing major multi-million dollar projects.

Project Management Consultant / Business Analyst
Greystar Corporation, Houston, Texas * Stationed in Libya with Eni Oil & Gas
* Gained critical client trust in challenging environment, resulting in successful project
* Led MEL completion and data collection projects increasing ISM by 100% in Maximo
* Captured monthly cost savings of $250K by improving system effectiveness and compliance
* Improved productivity by reducing backlogged work orders by 90%
* Systematized Safety, Environmental, and QA/QC; improved preparedness, reduced incidents 30%
* Created cost savings by decreasing full-time employee requirements by 10%
* Lowered inventory levels by $2M annually
* Led team to develop user and functional requirements
* Elevated system reliability, minimized downtime, and increased functionality by 100%
* Improved work flow, access security, routes and attached documents system
* Recognized by client for performance excellence, secured $13M+ in additional contracts
Managed complex global project for client in Libya to improve CMMS functionality, operation, and compliance at 3 sites. Ensured safety and quality, developed and presented successful proposals, established metrics, and evaluated effectiveness. Collaborated with management, client, and supervisors. Partnered with vendors. Created user manual and trained staff. Implemented improved systems and processes.


Director of Construction / Director of Risk Management
Vail Resorts Development Company, Vail, Colorado
* Successfully completed high-quality, on-time project within aggressive 6-month timeframe; reorganized failing project 18 months behind schedule and $40M over budget; recovered $15M in overcharges; and reduced injuries by 95% on a crew size of over 350 workers
* Captured cost savings of $50M on $10B in construction projects, realized over 10-year building plan, through negotiation with insurance carriers
* Improved tracking of costs and receivables by implementing new, streamlined accounting system.
* Successfully implemented new accounting system (Timberline)
* Promoted to Director of Risk Management
Revitalized and managed $200M project for upscale hotel / condo / retail complex. Supervised project team. Collaborated with contractors. Developed and oversaw budgets to ensure profitability. Ensured safety, controlled risk, and coordinated scheduling. Initiated efficient systems and controls. Created Risk Division (5 new departments), implemented programs, policies, and procedures, hired and trained employees.


Safety Manager / Quality Assurance - Quality Control Manager
Vratsinas Construction Company, Little Rock, Arkansas
* Realized $1M savings through effective safety and recognition programs
* Eliminated lost-time accidents, 360 workers, 2M man-hours
* Reduced training costs by 80% through corporate migration to online OSHA training
* Secured first ever LEED certification for a retail center
* Developed successful security plans for events
Developed and directed safety programs. Initiated innovative policies to ensure safety and compliance. Performed safety audits to ensure best practices. Coordinated plans and specifications with internal and external stakeholders. Partnered with contractors. Provided troubleshooting. Managed insurance programs, coordinated worker’s compensation, and spearheaded successful LEED effort.


Operations Manager / Safety Director
Tradesmen International, Denver, Colorado
* Exceeded profitability goals by 42%
* Reduced injuries by 65%
Revitalized office and field operations. Ensured safety through development and implementation of safety programs and trainings. Developed regional strategy, evaluated and improved operational procedures and practices. Provided team leadership. Reorganized staff roles and instituted goal-oriented incentive programs. Refined system to recruit, hire, and train personnel to fill client orders.


Project Associate III / Maximo Administrator
Immunex Corporation (Amgen), Seattle, Washington
* Improved safety and oversight through automation of safety precautions and QA/QC procedures
* Successfully avoided $300M fine by managing database separation project for product divestiture
* Ensured regulatory compliance and avoided $3M daily loss through electronic conversion project
* Reduced backlogged work orders by 90% through data mining and metrics
Directed safety efforts. Created and oversaw project teams. Trained staff. Developed and managed databases to ensure consistency and functionality: assuring compliance with FDA regulations. Developed user and functional requirements. Analyzed, tracked and corrected system errors. Implemented improvements. Performed software maintenance. Initiated inventory control and bar coding systems. Used data mining techniques to prepare reports and monitor metrics.



Service Manager / Maximo Administrator
Servicemark Tenant Services, Seattle, Washington
* Reduced response time by 60% through development and implementation of work order system
* Decreased customer complaints by 80% with employee training
* Enhanced safety, reduced accidents by 100% across remodel projects of 7M square feet
* Lowered invoicing time by 90%, improved cash flow and reduced debt load
* Increased efficiency by 50% through development of wireless / paperless system
Managed project teams for occupied remodels and new construction. Supervised service desk, trained staff, tracked costs, profits, safety, quality, and metrics. Communicated with senior-level management. Partnered with vendors. Generated reports. Served as System / Database Administrator for Maximo.

Production Control Manager / MP2 Administrator
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado
* Reduced work order response time by 45% instituting an effective help center
* Achieved an increase in customer satisfaction of 70% through enhanced QA/QC procedures
* Increased recovery of costs through verifiable billing to government agencies ($1.5M)
* Reduced accident rate by 30% staff of 60
Supervise Work Order Desk, developed and instituted an effective system for work orders. Created and generated reports to update supervisors and managers; Developed and conducted user training; Secured buy-in from maintenance personnel. Met w/clients to review needs, develop programs, user and functional requirements, scopes of work, concept drawings, budgets, and schedules for complex occupied hospital remodel projects. Managed efforts to develop and institute a customer service plan. Developed safety programs, managed project teams. Developed database to track facility square footage (1.8 million sq ft in 30 buildings) to insure accurate asset tracking & cost reporting.



CAREER NOTE: Additional professional experience includes:
* Project Manager: Successful budget and time line control while increasing quality and safety performance. Reduced accidents by 50%; commercial construction and occupied remodels
* General Superintendent / Safety Director: Consistent record of timely project completion and budget control. Increased productivity by 45% and reduce accidents by 60%; commercial construction
* Division Director: Successfully managed satellite office with minimal supervision, Exceeded revenue goals by 65%; commercial construction
* Production Superintendent: Increased acceptance rate from 93% to 99.3%. Improved safety - Reduced OSHA 200 accidents by 90%; pre-stressed concrete manufacturing
* Site Coordinator: Successful, 12% below budget, on time project completion, commercial construction
* Project Superintendent: Consistent record of within budget, on time completion while reducing injuries 45% through effective safety programs; commercial and residential construction, occupied remodels
* Production Superintendent: Increased productivity through plant modernization; Reduced OSHA 200 accidents by 75% through safety training and engagement; metal stamping and steel fabrication



Areas of expertise:
Construction * IT * Upstream Oil & Gas * Hospitals * Biotech
Project Management * User & Functional Requirements * Facilities Management
Internal / External Customer Relations * Project Scope & Specifications * QA/QC * Profitability
Budget * Profit / Loss * Cost Administration & Forecasting * Resource Utilization
Safety * Risk * Policies & Procedures * Governance * Regulatory Compliance * Proposals
Contracts Communication * Team Leadership & Coaching * Supervision * CMMS
Problem Resolution * Technology * Consulting * Networking * Available for Relocation & Travel



EDUCATION

Safety Management
OSHA Training Institute, Rocky Mountain Education Center - Lakewood, CO

Information Technology, Project Management
Metropolitan State College - Denver CO

Civil Technologies
Staten Island Community College - New York, New York



TRAINING

Project Management * Client Relations * Safety * Information Systems * Validation * Talent Cultivation
Regulatory Expertise: OSHA * 21 CFR, Part 11 * GxP * Validation * JCAHO * LEED
MP2: System & Database Administration, Advanced Reporting
Maximo: System & Database Administration, Advanced Reporting
21 CFR Part 11, Electronic Signatures and Records
Crystal Reports: Advanced Reporting
Timberline: Advanced Reporting, System Administration
P3 & Suretrak: Advanced Scheduling




CERTIFICATIONS

OSHA 500 OTI Trainer Certification, 10 & 30 Hour Certification
LSRRP (Lead) and Asbestos Certifications
Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Trainer Certification
Competent Person: LOTO, Excavation, Scaffolds, Confined Space
Storm Water Quality Supervisor Certification, Colorado Department of Transportation
BOSIET & H2S Certification
Certified Quality Assurance Inspector, Army Corp of Engineers
Disaster & Terrorist First Responder Certification, Department of Homeland Security
Maximo * MP2 * Timberline * Crystal Reports * P3 * Suretrak
Microsoft NT Server Administration * AutoCad




AFFILIATIONS / MEMBERSHIPS

Project Management Institute
ABC Safety Committee
Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals
Association for Maintenance Professionals