|My brief biography
I have more than (20) years of experience in construction, maintenance and processing in the
Manufacturing, Petroleum, Petrochemical, Commercial, Transportation, and Multi-family industries. My
well rounded exposure to these various Industries has provided me with a unique ability for achieving
a “Zero Incident workplace”.
I started earning money regularly at the age 10, mowing lawns, raking leaves, washing 18 wheelers for
John Kraig Excavation and Trucking. At age 12 my father started a trucking company that he, my
brother and I maintained the entire fleet of 12 trucks and trailers, where I learned about mechanics,
DOT, and Shop Safety.
By the age of 14 I had began working for various employers in retail, automotive shops, etc. After
school and weekends, at 16 I was hired hourly to build a 2 bdrm home by a handicapped gentleman,
whom couldn't physically help, but taught me to read prints and improvise to overcome the lack of
At 17 I was self supporting, working in a machine shop and for the county as a Animal control Officer.
Seeking better pay, at 19 I began working as a laborer in construction, then various crafts such as Iron
working, Pipe fitting, Boiler making, heavy equipment operation and Safety and Health where having
found a passion and a natural fit, I quickly moved to supervision and eventually executive leadership.
Having joined the National Guard at 22 as an Combat Engineer (fancy word for taking fire while hand
building bridges), I grew a lot, learned Discipline, Overcoming Obstacles, Leadership, and the value of
After release from Desert Storm I attended night College while working 12hr shifts in refinery and
manufacturing within both the maintenance and construction divisions.
Although this is somewhat brief, my intent is to demonstrate how I obtained my ability to understand
and relate to both Executives and laborers alike.
Having worked in so many crafts I not only understand the hazards first hand, but also the workers
perspective and managements barriers.
I believe this to be my greatest strength when engineering QA/QC, Safety, Health, and Environmental
|Some of my credentials
Occupational Health and Safety Technologies from San Jacinto College Deer Park, Texas, and many certifications:
Authorized OSHA Construction Trainer Behavior Science Tech Instructor
CSST certification (500 hrs) OSHA 10, 30, and 500 hr courses
Excavation Competent Person / Instructor Process Safety Management
Scaffold Competent Person /Instructor Safety Supervisors certificate
Safety Program Management Respirator Training Instructor
Total Quality Management Equipment operator and trainer
Storm Water Inspection and many more…..
|ABOUT THE OWNER