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Neal Martinez

Candidate ID: 1459322

Career Summary

A Mechanical Engineer with 28 years of experience in HSE, Onshore and Offshore Oil and Gas (drilling, construction, maritime), HSE Management, HSE Training Delivery, Rig Refurbishment, QA/QC, Security, Geothermal Power Plant Operations and Maintenance, Audit

Skill Set

Onshore and Offshore Oil and Gas (drilling, construction, maritime), HSE Management, HSE Training Delivery, Rig Refurbishment, QA/QC, Security, Geothermal Power Plant Operations and Maintenance, Ship-building and Repair, Audit

Professional Information

Total Experience : 28

Nationality : Philippines

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Health & Safety / Environment

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

• More than 28 years of professional experience in HSE, onshore and offshore oil and gas (drilling, construction and maritime), QA/QC, Security, Maintenance and Operations in a geothermal power plant, ship building and repair
• Experience in Audit (ISO 18000:2007, ISO 14001)
• Skills in hazard identification and risk management, incident reporting, investigation and causal analysis, waste minimization, pollution prevention and control, emergency response and various compliance activities in all areas of HSE
• Excellent inter-personal, communication and presentation skills, 10 years as HSE Instructor/Trainer conducting various lectures on Occupational Safety and Health
• Excellent command of written and spoken English
• Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
• Risk assessment based on OHSAS 18001 prior to carrying out critical and hazardous tasks
• Co-ordination with the government agencies/municipalities regarding crisis and other major contingencies in relation to HSE matters and statutory regulations
• Review of safety manuals for updating, safe practices & emergency plans and procedures, risks & crisis management incorporating statutory requirements and recognized international standards
• Knowledge in operation/use of oil and gas fire-fighting (i.e., FP70 mechanical base foam injection, portable & mobile fire extinguishers, N2 activated AFFF, fire tenders, RIV) and life-saving equipment (e.g., SCBA & refill system, escape set/mask)
• Sound knowledge of GHS Safety Data Sheets (SDS) & Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
• Trains personnel on hazardous substances used in the plant, Hand and Power Tools Safety, Proper Lifting Techniques, Vehicles and Heavy Equipment Safety, PPE, Fire Extinguisher, Slips, Trips & Falls, etc.
• Well-rounded interpersonal skills and experience in dealing courteously and effectively with senior officials in a variety of environments
• Behavioral Safety audits, accident investigation and report writing
• Facilitated the growth and expansion of businesses by effectively handling assigned tasks
• Spearheaded and organized certain employee-relations activities
• Co-formulated policies, strategies and procedures including safety and health of employees

• Registered Mechanical Engineer (License No. 0039320)
• NEBOSH – ITC : International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety
• DOLE-accredited OSH Consultant (No. 1030-051917-OSHC-118)
• DOE-accredited Safety Officer (No. GEMD-2015-433)

Freelance OSH Trainer
PEME Consultancy Incorporated, Philippines
November 2017 – Present
PEME Consultancy Incorporated and In-safety Incorporated, Philippines
June 2016 – June 2017
October 2014 – June 2015
Conducts lectures on the following topics:
• Basic Occupational Safety and Health & Construction Occupational Safety and Health: Occupational Hazards (heat, noise, chemicals, vibration, ergonomics), Industrial Hygiene, Machine Safeguarding, Electrical Safety/LOTOTO, Control of Hazardous Energy, Materials Handling, Hand and Power Tools Safety, Safety Inspection, Accident Investigation, Behavior Motivation, PPE, JHA/JSA, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Safety Management System, Environmental Monitoring, Working at Heights (fall prevention, fall protection, fall restraint), Confined Space Entry, Permit-To-Work, Crane and Rigging & Lifting Safety, Excavation Safety, Scaffolding Safety, Heavy Equipment Safety, Hotworks, Elevator Safety, Slips, Trips and Falls, Hand and Finger Safety, Behavior-Based Safety, Ladder Safety, Hazard Communication, Waste Management
• Loss Control Management: Fire Protection and Prevention, Control of Hazardous Materials/COSHH (NFPA/GHS), Security Loss Control, Risk Management, Stress Management, Emergency/Disaster Management, Crisis Management, Risk Assessment, Process Safety Management, Contractor Management, OSH Program, Stress Management, Safe Driving
• Oil and Gas: Hazards Inherent in Oil and Gas, Properties and Hazards of Gases, Risk Assessment, Contractor Management, Permit to Work, Safe Shift Handover, Asset Integrity, Maintenance Strategies, Forces on Materials, Safe Storage of Hydrocarbons, BLEVE, SIMOPS, Fire Hazards, Risks and Controls, Area Zoning, Emergency Response, Hazards Working Over Water, Marine Transport, Land Transport

Field HES Representative, Drilling and Completions
Supply Oilfield Services Incorporated
Client: Philippine Geothermal Production Company, Philippines
July 2017 - October 2017
Project Handled: Tiwi Injection & Enhancement (scale drill-out, side-tracking, fishing, work-over)
Client: Chevron Geothermal Services Company, Philippines
July 2015 – May 2016
Project Handled: Mak-Ban Workover Program (tie-back and liner recompletion)
• Directed HES aspects the drilling operations to ensure accordance with the HSE Management Systems, OSH standards, procedures, programs
• Revised and improved the Bridging Document between Company, Contractor and its Sub-contractors and conducted inspections, audits and Gap Analysis on-site to ensure closure of the gap/s
• Guided more than 80 personnel daily to ensure compliance and commitment to HES regulations
• Developed strategies for emergency response, confined space safe entry, permit to work, working at heights, food safety (facility management, hygiene, food transport, handling, storage, disposal)
• Conducted various HSE trainings for Incident-Free Operations (IFO) to more than 200 personnel consisting of contractors/sub-contractors including drivers and kitchen crew
• Performed as a Freelance Trainer/Resource Speaker during off days who provided various trainings/lectures regarding Occupational Safety and Health, Loss Control Management and Oil & Gas

HSSE Engineer (Offshore and Onshore)
Brunel Technical Services Incorporated
Client: Shell Philippines Exploration BV Philippines (Zambales, Batangas and Palawan), Singapore
April 2013 – September 2014
Project Handled: Malampaya 2 & 3, Gas to Power (drilling, construction, maritime)
• Fostered the HSSE culture of compliance, intervention, closer partnership and team work
• Managed the HSSE & SP Management Systems and acts as Advisor to the HSSE sub-committees to ensure proper execution of HSSE related matters
• Coordinated and participated in safety walk-about/audit and ensured all action items are appropriately communicated, addressed and closed-out in accordance with the Global Control Framework and safe industry practices
• Promoted and conducted activities involving various stakeholders to raise a higher HSSE awareness among staffs.
• Followed and reviewed the Contractor HSSE Manual and Work Method Statements to ensure the contract of service provider met local legal and Shell’s HSSE requirements.
• Performed as a Freelance Trainer/Resource Speaker during off days who provided various trainings/lectures regarding Occupational Safety and Health, Loss Control Management and Oil & Gas

Offshore Drilling Field Safety Engineer
National Drilling Company, United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai)
April 2011 – April 2013
• Enforced Drilling HSE management and implementation as well as emergency management for the rig, crew and contractors
• Mentored more than 80 personnel composed of drilling crew including catering and contractor personnel
• Provided coaching on approved HSE programs
• Ensured HSE competence of contractors through evaluation and audits
• Worked with Drilling HSE Offshore Team to develop improvement plans for HSE management
• Participated in Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments for all site activities
• Organized audit programs including coordination and record-keeping of site audits with Contractor Supervisors
• As Client Representative, oversaw all HSE matters regarding rig refurbishment activities in Sharjah (Khalid Port) and Dubai (Dubai Dry Docks)
• Administered hygiene, food handling, storage and disposal activities by kitchen crew including mess hall/galley management
• Performed as a Freelance Trainer/Resource Speaker during off days who provided various trainings/lectures regarding Occupational Safety and Health, Loss Control Management and Oil & Gas

HSE Officer, Onshore Geothermal Drilling
Energy Development Corporation, Philippines
June 2009 – January 2011
• Coached and advised more than 50 personnel including crew, catering and contractor personnel which resulted to an increase in man-hours worked without LTI’s
• Effectively enforced and implemented Drilling HSE policies, plans, procedures and strategies in accordance with the company’s Drilling HSE Management Systems, OSH Standards and the government’s Geothermal Rules and Regulations
• Conducted HSE inspection on the rig in line with OSH standards and industry best practices
• Participated in incident investigations, audits (ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001) and risk assessments for non-routine jobs
• Raised awareness on drilling safety-related international codes & standards
• Provided/conducted HSE trainings & awareness sessions to rig crew, contractors, sub-contractors including kitchen crew
• Participated in HAZOP, HAZID, SIMOPS and development of Emergency Response plans and procedures

Safety Engineer, February 2002 – May 2009
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, February 1997 – February 2002
Operations Engineer, April 1992 – February 1997
Mak-Ban Geothermal Power Plant
National Power Corporation, Philippines
Notable Achievement:
• 442.8MW geothermal power plant facility achieved more than 1,000,000 man-hours without LTI which resulted to receiving an award from the Department of Energy
• Avoided generation losses caused by forced and unexpected trips by providing appropriate mitigation and emergency response

Safety Management
• Engineered compliance and commitment to the company’s safety policies, HSE Management Systems, OSH standards and the government’s Geothermal Rules and Regulations for the entire 5 power plants, consisting of 3 municipalities
• Directed more than 200 employees with regard all aspects of safety
• Developed strategies for energy isolation, confined space entry, working at heights, PPE training, emergency response, PTW & food safety (handling, storage and disposal)
• Conducted HSE trainings to support company commitment towards creating a culture of workplace safety with a well-trained workforce

Mechanical Maintenance
• Supervised more than 100 people and various contractors to ensure that the safety of the people, company assets and environment are prioritized
• Consistently applied “Site Visible Leadership” to ensure safety is not being compromised during the execution of mechanical maintenance activities
• Enforced strict compliance and commitment to policies, procedures, plans, programs and guidelines resulting to a maintained safe working environment
• Worked with other teams to ensure Key Performance Indicators are achieved

Operations Engineer
• Ensured smooth and safe operations of 2 turbine-generator units (110MW capacity each)
• Oversaw safe and efficient operational procedures
• Participated in simulation tests, protective device tests and commissioning tests
• Conducted start-up and shut down of turbine-generator units as per standard operating procedures

• NEBOSH International Technical Certificate in Oil and Gas Operational Safety (ITC)
• Basic Training Course for Seafarers (STCW) for Seaman’s Book
• BOSIET: HUET, Offshore Survival, Fire-fighting, First-aid, H2S (OPITO-Accredited)
• International HSE Certificate Training Course for Offshore and Onshore Oil & Gas
• Safety Officer Training Course for the Construction, Petrochemical and Oil & Gas Industries (Basic Rig Pass Safety Orientation, H2S, Drilling Technology and First-aid)
• High-angle Rescue (Rescue at Heights)
• HAZID and Risk Management
• Safety Management, Job Hazard Analysis, Job Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment
• Accident/Incident Investigation and Reporting (Root Cause Analysis)
• Drop Object Prevention Scheme (DROPS)
• Lock-Out, Tag-Out, Try-Out (LOTOTO/Isolation of Hazardous Energy)
• Appreciation Course on EHSMS based on ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Standards
• Integrated Management Systems (IMS) Auditors Seminar for Environmental, Health and Safety
• Advanced Fire-Fighting and Advanced First Aid
• Permit to Work (PTW) and Gas Testing Course
• Rigging and Slinging Safety
• Working At Heights
• Confined Space Entry
• Road Safety Management
• Hazard Communications (HAZCOM)
• Hazardous Operations
• Fitness For Duty
• Integrated Management Systems for Environment, Safety & Quality
• Waste Management
• Spill Response
• Non-Destructive Qualification Test, Level2
• Appreciation Course on EHSMS based on ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Standards
• Integrated Management Systems (IMS) Auditors Seminar for Environmental, Health and Safety