Hiring Agent Name
State of Washington Department of Labor & Industries
Please accept this letter and accompanying resume in application for the Risk Management Specialist opportunity that is available with Labor & Industries. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
In addition to a degree in Occupational Health and Safety to be attained this month, I ve proven to be an enthusiastic and dedicated Intern since joining L&I last year. I bring to you sharp attention to detail, proven communication and negotiation skills, excellent knowledge of health and safety rules and regulations, and actively participated in inspections by compliance staff. To complement these qualifications, I offer first-rate critical thinking, technical, and organizational skills.
As a proactive contributor to L&I, you will find me to be a highly motivated professional and stellar leader committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior self-initiative, a dedication to safety and regulatory compliance, and unparalleled prioritization skills. I am confident that I am an ideal candidate for this role, and hope to hear from you soon.
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A.A.S. in Occupational Health and Safety Candidate eager to contribute excellent academic background and proven leadership talents toward supporting State of Washington Department of Labor & Industries in optimizing Risk Management operations.
Working knowledge of occupational safety and health hazards, risk assessment methods and techniques, effective safety programs, and compliance criteria. Technically savvy with considerable mathematical acumen gained from project management experience in the construction industry. Polished blend of communication, presentation and public speaking skills. Regarded as a natural leader with excellent relationship-building, negotiation and conflict resolution abilities. Outstanding analytical, consultative, computer/software and interpersonal skills; equally effective in autonomous and team-driven settings. Dependable and extremely productive; consistently ensure and perform a thorough, accurate, and quality job in all endeavors. Excel in fostering, nurturing and maintaining cohesive relationships across the organization.
Successfully collected $50K+ in past due billings in first three months with Morrison Hershfield.
Expanded project revenue for particular initiative by an additional $35K based on exceptional team performance and results.
- Seamlessly orchestrated building envelope consulting services for 42 projects concurrently including large complex projects valued at up to $438M.
- Rapidly achieved settlement agreement in two weeks saving $88K in legal expenses by facilitating negotiations with homeowners association facing possible litigation for construction defects.
- Grew sales and profits by 200%+ through strategically collaborating with Sales Manager in evaluating potential jobs and producing thorough estimates for bid proposals.
- Drastically elevated daily efficiency and productivity by training and coaching project manager in use of spreadsheet software and Builders Exchange application.
OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety and Health
OSHA 7600 (16-hour Disaster Site Worker)
American Red Cross Emergency Response
American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider
C.F.R. Part 1910.29 Hazardous Materials Worker Operations 40-hour certification
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED©) Accredited Professional, U.S. Green Building Council, 2004
Construction Document Technologist (CDT), Construction Specifications Institute, 2003
- Recipient of two scholarships
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Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, WA:
Associate in Applied Science, Occupational Health and Safety, to be completed March, 2010
Associate of Technical Arts in Construction Management & Building Inspection Certificate, 2004
University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK:
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, 2009 to Present
Proactively contributed to evaluating and updating online training modules.
Assisted Everett, WA field office by attending ride-alongs with safety compliance officers and industrial hygiene compliance staff.
Observed L&I personnel in assessing safety and health regulations, conducting site inspections, issuing citations, and preparing inspection reports.
Morrison Hershfield Corporation, Bellevue, WA, 2005 to 2009
Spearheaded multiple projects by defining scope, determining budget, delegating workload and preparing revenue projections.
Applied sharp multi-tasking expertise toward efficiently balancing constantly changing priorities and by scheduling tasks to ensure timely and budget-compliant completion of project.
Diligently tracked and organized all incoming correspondence, RFIs, submittals, project drawings, and specifications.
Performed wide spectrum of administrative functions such as drafting client contracts, processing additional services requests and change orders, and collecting past due billings.
Fryer-Knowles, Inc., Seattle, WA, 2002 to 2005
Estimator / Technical Consultant
Performed quantity takeoffs and prepared estimates, exhibiting outstanding talents in working within fixed deadlines.
Actively supported project managers and sales managers with RFIs, submittals, shop drawings and business correspondence.
Credit Card Specialist, Holland America Line, Seattle, WA, 1999 to 2005
Reservations Accounting / Reservations Sales Agent, Holland America Line, 1995 to 1999
Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS), 2009 to Present
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), 2009 to Present
Seattle Building Enclosure Council, 2007 to Present
Construction Specifications Institute, 2002 to Present
Elliott Bay Homeowners Association, President, 2000 to Present
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