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JOHN MARTIN

Candidate ID: 1492663

Career Summary

Post Graduate and US Military and 22 years experience in Fire Management and Health & Safety / Environment management and Advisor. I have over 15 years in the Middle East working for major oil companies.

Skill Set

HSE, HAZOP, Emergency Response, fire fighting, safety training, Haz-Mat training, Fire trainer.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 22

Nationality : United States

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Health & Safety / Environment

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

Detailed Profile

JOHN R MARTIN
Mobile: +971504701736 or +639997965065 ¦ martinjys@hotmail.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-martin-7b95901a
EMERGENCY RESPONSE / HSE MANAGER
Safety leader with 22 years’ experience in all facets of fire and emergency response. Skilled in evaluating processes and implementing solutions. Adept at building relationships with internal and external partners. Capable of managing sensitive information and challenging situations in demanding environments. Sound judgment, decisive, and detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.

? Resource Evaluation
? Safety & Risk Assessments
? Emergency Response Preparedness
? Crisis Management
? Metro Rail Management
? Offshore ?
? Compliance
? Budget Management
? Security Management
? Oil and Gas
? HSE Instructor ? Policy & Procedures
? Safety Documentation
? Organizational Leadership
? Incident Command
? Petrochemical
? Risk Management
Training

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ALSTOM, Dubai, UAE 2019-Present
HSE Senior Engineer / Fire Instructor
Drive organizational excellence to facilitate a safety-driven culture throughout the Metro extension EXPOLINK2020. Develop EHS solutions, talent, and capabilities while managing EHS risk and liability. Proactively work to ensure compliance with applicable Dubai Fire and Life Safety procedures, EHS laws, regulations, and directives.
Key Contributions:
• Authored health and safety and evacuation plans for EXPOLINK2020; Facilitated operation and energization training to reduce the Near Miss rate.
• Conducted audits on the metro tunnels on fire and evacuation and firefighting tactics. Provide employees policies and procures for safety issues from driver’s awareness of road safety.
• Soil sampling for the Foundation for the Viaduct and tunnel construction.
• Conducted training for Testing &Commissioning, Fire Safety, Medical Emergencies, Safety Inductions and Driver’s Safety.
• Serve as a Senior Advisor to management on technical issues related to roadways, road conditions, road maintenance, fire protection, fire safety and resource requirements, deployment strategies, and similar HSE safety concerns.

SERCO Dubai UAE 2018-2019
HSQ&E Manager/ Fire Consultant

? Developed and tested HSE Safety Plans for Airport Firefighters.
? Advise management on technical issues related to runways, road conditions, road maintenance, fire protection, fire safety and resource requirements, deployment strategies, chemical releases, and similar HSE safety concerns.
? Created toolbox talks and weekly safety talks.
? Conducted environmental contamination and spill control from large vessels training to the firefighters.
? Conducted Chemical awareness planning and procedures.
? Investigated all incidents.
? Consultant the client on correct safety procedures.
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Janikin Rooke / Air Products, Saudi Aramco Refinery (JEC) Jizan Saudi Arabia 2016 – 2018
Emergency Response Manager
? The leader of a rescue team of 52 personnel, ensuring up-to-date training on skills such as high-angle rescues, confined space rescues, and firefighting skills and procedures.
? Developed and tested Emergency Response Plans for refinery site with 6,431 personnel.
? Advise management on technical issues related to road conditions, road flooding, fire protection, fire safety, and resource requirements, deployment strategies, chemical releases, and similar HSE safety concerns.
? Administer a budget of over $100,000 for the purchase of emergency equipment, ensuring adequate resources to meet organizational needs.
? Investigated 973 incidents and found most were human error.
? Serve as Liaison Leader to Saudi Aramco Refinery Management as the lead Incident commander for any fire incidents, RVA’s and fire investigations.
? Assess the qualifying roles of outside fire departments, consultants and contractors to ensure competence and compliance with the HSE requirements.
? Conduct quarterly mass evacuation exercises and monthly training drills, evaluating the results to identify opportunities for performance and process improvements.
? Serve as Fire Chief/Commander, providing administrative and technical leadership for the corporate company.


AHCEC/Sadara Chemical Company, Jubail, Saudi Arabia 2014 – 2016
Emergency Response Leader
? The leader of a team of 75 personnel, ensuring up-to-date training on skills such as high-angle rescues, confined space rescues, and firefighting skills and procedures.
? Developed and tested Emergency Response Plans Petrochemical site with eight construction companies with 29 different sub-contractors and total number of 62,381 personnel.
? Advise on technical issues related to on-scene equipment and resource requirements, deployment strategies, chemical releases, and similar safety concerns.
? Administer a budget of over $3.6 million for the purchase of emergency equipment, ensuring adequate resources to meet organizational needs.
? Serve as Liaison Leader for a third-party contractor team consisting of 34 individuals providing rescue, firefighting, and administrative services.
? Conduct quarterly mass evacuation exercises and monthly training drills, evaluating the results to identify opportunities for performance and process improvements.
? Investigated all safety incidents on site to find the root cause.
? Serve as Fire Chief/Commander, providing administrative and technical leadership for 75 fire personnel at two fire stations.


KNPC Refinery / Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait 2012 – 2014
Emergency Response Specialist
? Developed and conducted 145 emergency response training drills and exercises to meet organizational safety and emergency preparedness goals per year.
? Developed training courses for the Refinery, Off-shore and Oil rigs for the on-duty firefighters every week.
? Provided technical advice regarding on-scene equipment and resource requirements, deployment strategies, H2S risks, and similar safety needs.
? Offered technical advice to the KNPC and KOC Emergency Response Coordinator and the KOC Crisis Management team during any significant emergency.
? Served as liaison between Kuwait Emergency Response team and company assets when an emergency occurred, enabling collaboration and successful resolution of the event.
? Identified, studied, and analyzed creditable emergency events (214 events) to assess safety concerns and ensure the readiness of facilities and personnel.
? Conducted training classes to ensure proper execution and immediate response of KOC Corporate Emergency Response Plan, H2S risk assessment, Fire Warden, Building Evacuation, Site Safety, Fire Extinguisher, and Emergency Communication Controllers (ECC) (160 operators).


DRS Technologies, Huntsville Alabama, United States 2008 – 2012
Instructor/Firefighter II
? Planned, coordinated, and supervised all technical/HSE training (350 classes) for the Corporation.
? Provided Conducted safety audits on roads and drainage canals, documenting and sharing the findings with the Fire Department staff.
? Conducted emergency preparedness classes (137 classes) and evacuation drills (27 drills) for schools and large corporations.
? Identified, studied, and analyzed creditable emergency events (734 events) to assess safety concerns and ensure the readiness of facilities and personnel
? Performed duties as a Safety advisor for all emergency scenes and conducted an after-action review to evaluate each team performance.
? Traveled to different job sites and evaluated to response team’s performance both good and bad, made improvements where required.

MED-ENG Systems, Multiple Locations, Iraq 2006 – 2008
Fire Officer and Training Coordinator
? Administered firefighting and aircraft crash training to U.S. military's firefighting support teams (7 teams and 143 personnel)
? Served as Chief/Commander of seven fire teams during the war, serving at seven different military bases throughout Iraq.

General Dynamics, Kuwait City, Kuwait 1996 – 2006
HSE Supervisor/ Emergency Response Lead

US ARMY 1983-1996
EDUCATION & TRAINING

Bachelor of Science, Fire Science, University of Connecticut, United States

–Training–
Technical Rescue, ROCO Rescue School, United States,
National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction ICS-700, FEMA, United States
Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents, ICS-200B, FEMA, United States
National Fire Protection Training, 2008,2009, 2012, 2014 United States
Introduction to Incident Command ICS-100, FEMA, United States
National Response Framework ICS-800B, FEMA, United States
Fire Officer I, II, Department of Defense, United States
Firefighter II, Department of Defense, United States
Hazardous Material, U.S. ARMY
U.S. ARMY 1983-1996


Certified Project Management Expert
Arab Professional Board for Project Managers
International Association of Emergency Management
National fire Protection Association (NFPA)


–Skills–
Technical Rescuer | Hazardous Material | HAZWOP| Incident Command | ICS
National Incident Management System |Firefighting | Fire Investigation | Fire Inspection |
Instructor | Security Manager |Heavy Equipment Operator | Loss Prevention | Risk Assessment |
Highway | HSE Safety Manager |HAZID | Quality Insurance | Audits | Fire Officer | Incident Investigator|
Offshore Platforms | Soil Erosion |OSHA standards | NFPA Codes | Medical Care | Petrochemical | Fertilizer | Refinery| Metro-Rail |Construction | Testing and commissioning |Building Inspector |Offshore

Personal
Passport 530537116 US
I am available to start immediately
I am currently staying in the Philippines
Skype: martinjys