Paul Johnson is President of Reliant Safety Solutions, LLC (RSS). He started his career as an ironworker in California. During that time, he discovered his passion for teaching others and instructed iron worker apprentices. After 16 years in steel erection and training, he relocated to Texas to assume the position of safety manager of a large General Contractor developing OCIP safety procedure to projects. There he designed and implemented a behavioral based safety program (BBS) for an oil and gas company in Kuwait. He discovered an opportunity to start a new risk management company with an oil and gas engineering firm in Texas. He oversaw new business and developed training with a focus on drilling & exploration personnel.
In 2015, Mr. Johnson left the engineering firm and started Reliant Safety Solutions, LLC (RSS). RSS is the fastest growing safety consultant company that operates in construction and oil & gas. With employees working in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Austin, Reliant Safety Solutions continues serve the safety needs of our clients across the United States.
As President of RSS, Paul also teaches at Houston Community College, offering training in the latest standards and technology for the safety and oil & gas industry. He also sits on the AGC and Texo safety committee, and recently received the Associated General Contractors Ray Lambright Award in 2016 for his dedication to safety by his peers in the industry.
Joe Jowers is a producer, director, director of photography and a instructor with over 25 years of experience in film and video production. His work spans documentary, dramatic fiction, reality TV and corporate work. Joe has worked on documentaries and corporate projects in Egypt, Kuwait, Ghana, Haiti, Panamá, Jamaica, Canada and the U.S. His clients have included Good Morning America, HBO Sports, The NBA and WNBA, The Weather Channel, Inside Edition, Ciba Vision, and Arby’s. He has also shot for the reality shows, Being Bobby Brown, Monica Still Standing, Bring Home Baby and Toddlers and Tiaras.
Joe has a background in industrial, training, and safety films. He first teamed with RSS to create an infographic safety and orientation film for MSD in Spanish and English. He is currently producing safety orientation videos for our team and clients.
Joe obtained his Master of Fine Arts in documentary film from Wake Forest University in 2015 and is now teaching a class in Media Analysis at North Carolina A&T State University.
MARK L. BOWEN
Mark is a Senior Safety Consultant with experience in construction and oil and gas operations. Proven ability to analyze an organization’s critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential hazardous situations. Developed innovative and cost-effective solutions for enhancing safety performance within a company’s operation. Strong technical background managing safety related operations for commercial projects and oil and gas operations. Experienced and very knowledgeable with OCIP/CCIP projects.
Mark presently is a project manager overseeing projects in San Antonio, Austin and Dallas.
Our team is experienced in all project-oriented environments including outages, shutdowns, turnarounds, new construction, expansions, additions, pipeline, Oil & Gas, Rigs, Owner Controlled Insurance Programs (OCIP) and large scale construction and industrial projects. Our staff has multiple certifications in the Safety Industry CST, CSST, CSHO, CSP, NCCER, and CSP; just to list a few.