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PAUL ZAMORA

SENIOR SAFETY & DOT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
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(970)778-5236 pkzamora@msn.com

Highly driven, motivated, and multifaceted candidate seeks Senior Safety Manager Position; eager to contribute strong analytic, logistics, procurement and quality assurance skills. Strategically prioritize, plan, coordinate, and drive projects to ensure on-time, budget-compliant completion while maintaining high quality standards. Offer strong track record of consistently lowering the recordable incident/ accident rates through training. Proficient at identifying cost-effective strategies to promote significant savings. Stay abreast of safety, DOT, and industry regulations and laws. Effectively define, develop, and implement action plans to maximize safety, productivity, compliance, training, and efficiency Core Competencies Oil & Gas Safety Compliance | DOT Compliance | Client Relations | Accident Investigations Policy/Procedure Development | Operational Planning | Hazard Prevention | Field Operations Contract Negotiations | Environmental Initiatives | DISA Program Management | TapRooT® Workman’s Comp Management |Compliance Reviews | Staff Training/Development Behavior Based Observations and Analysis| Contract Negotiations Professional Experience Consultant 08/11-present

Serve as an integral team member in assisting contractors with the development of Health and Safety Plans & DOT regulation compliance. Cathedral Energy Services (Production Testing/Flow-back, Wire Line, Mud Motors, and Directional Drilling) 10/08-07/11

U.S. Health, Safety, Environment, & Transportation Manager Supported departmental scheduling, planning, budget development, and resource allocation. Liaised between various official agencies and management staff to review and control Incident and Accident Investigations; drafted reports and presented them to management. Ensured the proper education of all staff on Federal, state, and industry best practices, rules and regulations, and mandated strict compliance by all employees. Completed monthly DOT compliance audits, safety audits in field, and shops, checking JSA’s and general safety walkthroughs. Strategically drafted and updated safety policies, procedures, and programs. Select Accomplishments: Initiated program that standardized employee training and led to an increase in client compliance rating by 34%. Trained, coached and mentored staff to effectively create a “Safety Culture” with-in the company. Reduced the TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate) from 3.8 in 2008 to 0.55 for 2009, and 0.77 for 2010. Successfully completed a Workman’s Compensation - Premium Cost Containment Program for the State of Colorado Continued…

Pure Energy Services Inc. (USA) (Fracturing, Wireline, Production Testing) U.S. Health, Safety, Environment & DOT Manager

02/06-10/08

Assigned to review and correct all DOT, environmental and safety issues in the US. Performed review of all safety and environmental operations manuals and made corrections as required. Worked with operations, management and HR, to ensure critical compliance with all safety and environmental regulations. Assisted with visits to various locations to perform in-depth risk assessments as well as review and analyze day-to-day health and safety issues for various projects. Liaised between various official agencies and management staff to review and control Incident and Accident Investigations; drafted reports and presented them to management. Actively participated in safety meetings and interpreted applicability of different products and management systems for ensuring ongoing health and safety issues. Select Accomplishments: Initiated, developed, and provided Oil & Gas specific training to 34 State of Utah OSHA Compliance Officers. Formulated work safety standards and risk prevention plans to effectively prevent hazardous materials exposure, accidents, fires, or other unsafe conditions. Satisfactorily completed an internal COR (Certification of Recognition) audit with a 94% score. Reduced the TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate) from double digits in 2005 to 1.69 for year ending 2008. Successfully completed a Workman’s Compensation - Premium Cost Containment Program for the State of Colorado. Halliburton (Grand Junction, CO) Wireline Lead Operator (Open Hole/Cased Hole) 05/05-02/06

Proficiently handled all aspects of well logging and well casing perforation operations, including the use of cranes and rigging, radiation sources and hazards, and explosives. Increased overall workplace efficiency by collaborating with staff to identify, troubleshoot, and create innovative procedures to increase productivity, efficiency, and reduce the risk of injury. Schlumberger (Grand Junction, CO) Equipment Operator – Fracturing Department 01/05-05/05

Operated variety of equipment used in the fracturing process. Obtained CDL class A with all endorsements. Placed second (out of 51) in the two week Schlumberger Heavy Vehicle Driving School. The Bottle Shop (Grand Junction, CO) Owner/Operator 08/02-02/05

Managed all operations for an independent retail liquor store. Developed new marketing strategies to increase business. Managed P&L and all budgetary responsibilities. Designed and implemented policies and procedures to streamline activities and ensure a safe, efficient,cost-effective, and FUN work environment. Colorado Department of Public Safety Division: Colorado State Patrol Last Position -Communications Supervisor 02/93-08/02

Supervised the activities of several law enforcement communications centers for the Colorado State Patrol, including two 911 Emergency call centers. Coordinated emergency communications between the Colorado State Patrol, local law enforcement/EMS agencies, and the residents of the State of Colorado. Recruited, hired, trained, and mentored employees committed to achieving goals and effectively fulfilling the mission of the Colorado State Patrol. Served as a Back-Ground Investigator and was a member of the new-hire Oral Review Board. Continued…

Safeway Inc. Department Manager

09/90-02/93

Developed and rolled out new policies. Hired and trained all of staff. Created repeat business by developing long-term relationships with regular customers. Maximized profits by buying from local growers/suppliers. Surpassed revenue goals in four consecutive quarters. Executed daily planning for staff and management team. Partnered with other departments to develop pricing & policies and carry out marketing strategies. Monitored the offerings of the competition, market trends and consumer demands to create the effective promotions to satisfy the consumer. Evaluated employee performance annually. Consistently recognized by management for providing superior customer service. Grand Construction Company Heavy Equipment Operator/Supervisor 06/88-09/90

Proficiently handled all aspects of commercial construction including site construction, utilities installation, building construction, the erection of bridges, and the building of highways. Serviced equipment and repaired and replaced parts as necessary. Managed work with little supervision. Proficient at identifying cost-effective strategies to promote significant savings. City Market Inc. Department Manager 10/78-06/88

Executed daily planning and scheduling for staff. Recruited, hired and trained all staff. Evaluated employee performance on a bi-annual basis. Implemented and introduced new and innovative processes to increase employee loyalty and reduce turnover. Created repeat business by developing long-term relationships with regular customers. Consistently recognized by management for providing superior customer service.

Certifications/Professional Training & Development

Class A CDL with all endorsements OSHA 501 Certified OSHA 511 10/30 hour Instructor MEDIC First Aid/CPR/AED Certified Instructor PEC Basic SafeLand/SafeGulf Instructor Board Member CMCA (Colorado Motor Carriers Association- Western Slope) Accident and Incident Investigation Hazardous Communications (MSDS) Loss Prevention Safety Environmental Compliance TAP ROOT Incident Investigation Boom Truck Operator (Crane) Incident Command Emergency Response CSA 2010 (Federal DOT Program) Confined Space Lock out Tag out Specialist Confined Space Entry Specialist Environmental Compliance WSSC (Western Slope Safety Council) H2S Certified