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1966: Began as Local 86, Seattle WA. union Ironworker at 17 years old with Camblin Steel Service as a permit worker. (During my first 5 years I worked for various rebar contractors including Carmar, Tri-m and Baugh. As a JIW, I have worked at all facets of our trade.) 1969: Began 3 year 6000 hr. Ironworker apprenticeship training.

1971: Graduated from apprenticeship training June

1972: Completed 1 year Welding and Metallurgy class at Green River Community College, Auburn, WA. Currently hold unlimited WABO certifications in SMAW All position manual and FCAW all position Semi-Automatic 1971-1977: Worked at my trade mainly in the King, Pierce counties in all facets including, rebar, welding, raising gangs, foreman position, ornamental, heavy rigging, container crane erection, etc. 1978: Selected by Rigging International, Oakland CA. as Assistant Project Superintendent for the responsibility of assembling and dismantling of the “Taiwan Giant” a twin boom, 2000 ton capacity luffing derrick, which we used to set two 1100 ton RPV’s (Reactor Pressure Vessels) at the Kuosheng Nuclear Power Station, Kuosheng, Taiwan R.O.C. (Republic of China. 1979-1980: Project Superintendent, Rigging International, responsible for assembling and erecting of 1000 ton capacity stiff leg derrick “Carolina Giant” Responsibility’s included rigging, up-ending, hoisting and placing each of the following: two 400 ton RPV’s three 367 ton steam generators, two 250 ton polar cranes (2 units) and three 25 ton accumulators at the Shearon Harris Nuclear Plant, New Hill, North Carolina for Carolina Power and Light. 1981: Project Superintendent, Rigging International, responsible for loading four 840-ton natural gas pump station modules to be barged from Port Hueneme, CA. to the Bay of Campeche, Mexico. Other responsibilities included; assembly of two 700-ton crawler transporters and welding and securing all modules to the 400’ X 100’ self-ballasting barge. 1982: General Foreman for Lampson Universal Rigging, at WPPSS-Unit 3 Satsop WA. Duties included shared responsibility in the assembly of the 2000-ton capacity Transi-Lift Crane. Continued with direct responsibility in the rigging, up ending, hoisting, and placing one 700-ton RPV and three 750-steam generators. (Project later shut down and mothballed)

1982-1990: Continued working on hi-rise structures throughout the Pacific Northwest. 1991: I was elected to the Executive Board of Ironworkers Local 86. I served a 3-year term and in 1993. I was re-elected to a second term.1996: I was elected as President/Business Representative of Seattle WA. 2000: I retired as an active union Ironworker and chose to pursue a career in construction safety.2001: June, Started business Fall Protection Consulting, Inc. consulting for local steel erectors including Evergreen Erectors, Coastal Steel, Corona Steel, Erectors, and Pacer Steel, 2001: Appointed as panel member for the 50th Governors Safety & Health Conference2001: September, appointed by Department of Labor & Industries DOSH Services Safety Program Manager to the Steel Erectors Stakeholders Committeeduties include monthly meting at L&I headquarters in Olympia to draft language in Subpart R to reflect the recent OSHA SENRAC ruling and its effect on Washington State steel erectors. 2001: December 6, 2001: Completed 32 hr. OSHA 510 Standards for the Construction Industry at the University of Washington OSHA Region X Training Center, Seattle WA. 2002: February, Completed OSHA 500 Trainer Course Standards for the Construction Industry, May 2002, Completed OSHA 311 Fall Arrest Systems Course, Seattle Region 10 Appointed as panel member for the 51st Governors Safety & Health Conference July Completed OSHA 501 Trainer Course for General Industry, Portland Community College. Completed Fall Protection Rescue Awareness Course per WAC 296-155, part C, August Completed 8-hour Train the Trainer “Hazards Associated with Working at Heights

2003: Appointed as panel member for the 52nd Governors Safety & Health Conference

2005: Went to work for Department of Labor and Industries Region 3 Tacoma WA. as a Compliance Safety & Health Officer II. After six months I left L&I to continue my business.

 

EDUCATION/Affiliation
 09/2010 Industrial Training International Certificate of Completion Crane Institute of American Rigger/Signalperson Evaluator
03/2010 Region X OSHA Training Institute Certificate of Completion: OSHA 502 Update for Construction Outreach Trainer
2007 Appointed by the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO Department of Occupational Safety and Health’s (WISHA) Monitoring/Industrial Insurance Committee, 3 year appointment.
03/2007 Evergreen Safety Council, Seattle, WA 13 year member
02/2007 Region X OSHA Training Institute Certificate of Completion: Third Party Liability in Worksite Safety and Health
03/2006 Region X OSHA Training Institute Certificate of Completion: OSHA 502 Update for Construction Outreach Trainer
08/2005 Training & Inspection Resource Center Certificate of Completion: Rigging Gear Inspector Level II
05/2005 Hammer Training and Education Center Certificate of Completion: Excavation Competent Person
04/2005 South Certificate of Completion: MUTCD Certified Traffic Control Flagger Seattle Community College
02/2004 Evergreen Safety Council Certificate of Attendance: Powered Industrial Truck (Forklift) Trainer Course
07/2002 Evergreen Safety Council Certificate of Completion: Fall Protection Rescue Awareness
07/2002 Region X OSHA Training Institute Certificate of Completion: OSHA 501 Trainer Course General Industry.
05/2002 Region X OSHA Training Institute Certificate of Completion: OSHA 311 Fall Arrest Systems
02/2002 Region X OSHA Training Institute Certificate of Completion: OSHA 500 Trainer Course Construction Industry
12/2001 Region X OSHA Training Institute Certificate of Completion: OSHA 510 Construction Industry Standards
1999 Evergreen Safety Council Certificate of Completion: Safety and Health Specialist’s Program #0232
1992 George Meany Center for Labor Studies Certificate of Completion: Labor Studies
1969/1971 South Vocational Certificate Journeyman Ironworker. Seattle Community College