Paul is a Safety Professional with 25 years field safety experience and is a Registered Environmental Advisor (REA). Paul recently worked as an Associate Safety Engineer with Cal/OSHA's specialized enforcement section, the High Hazard Unit. Prior to working for Cal/OSHA, Paul worked as a safety advisor to Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) after the San Bruno incident where he provided direct support and guidance to PG&E senior management, building their Contractor Safety management Program. Paul developed the materials for the PSEP Veriforce safety orientation training modules which became PG&E PSPE On-Boarding requirement for all contractor employees.
Paul has extensive experience in Oil and Gas Industry serving as the Senior EH&S Specialist for CALPINE Natural Gas and Rosetta Resource managing the safety and compliance issues for the operations is California, Colorado, and Wyoming.
Paul has 5 years’ experience directing environmental assessment and remediation projects such as groundwater contaminant characterizations, groundwater remediation designs, site characterization work plan development and implementation, and Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments of commercial and residential properties.
Paul is a subject matter expert with: Cal/OSHA T8 CCR, CFR 1926, CFR 1910, and the Incident Command System. FMCSA, PHMSA, California Air Permitting requirements, the Regional One-call system and numerous Damage Prevention Programs. Paul holds several certifications such as STS, CHST, and OWSI.
Paul has served for more than 27 years in the US Army, both active and reserves, and is currently serving with the State Military Reserves as the Commandant of the State Military Reserve Officer Candidate School.