Safety Star Industrial, Inc. was incorporated in
Texas on June of 2007. We are located at 2619 Hwy 69 North, in
Nederland, TX …just North of Spurlock Rd. on the west side of the
Highway. Our offices and our welding school and safety school are jointly
housed in a 9,000 sq. ft. office and shop building.
Our facility, located in Nederland, TX on Hwy 69 North
boasts a new classroom and a state-of-the-art welding shop. Our
Welding Shop has the newest machinery and equipment available today
and plenty of room for fabrication.
Hands-on training along with graphic audio-visuals and informed
lecture assures a well-rounded, interesting learning experience,
here at Safety Star Industrial. Convenience is another plus here:
our facility is located on the feeder road at the newly-finished
Memorial Hwy – that’s Hwy 69, on the north side of Nederland, just
north of Spurlock Rd. We are the last building before you get to
Beauxart Gardens Rd. /Spurlock Rd. intersection with Hwy 69. On-site
parking accommodates students as well as staff.
We believe that quality training facilities in this area are in
short supply. The demand for well-trained workers in both the safety
field and the welding field is high and the supply is very low. Our
goal is to support and enhance the supply of workers in this area.
We offer the finest training in the fields of safety and welding.
Our Safety Attendant course is the first organized effort ever.
Its groundbreaking thoroughness and quality of training will be
proven by the quality of performance shown by our graduates.
By cooperative efforts with local contractors and industry, many
workers will find their way directly from our classroom to their new
jobs in industry.
Lonnie Smith: Officer-President and CEO, School Representative,
Advisory Committee Member, MT, C.O.S.S., C.S.S.T., C.S.S.S. Lonnie
is an NCCER certified Master Trainer and a Construction Site Safety
Technician Master Instructor. Lonnie first got into the industry in
1998 making melt-blown “sorbents”, and quickly climbed to the
position of ‘Operations Manager’. Lonnie has worked in the
turnaround industry as a third party contractor and supervisory
Kimberly Smith: Officer-Corporate Secretary and Treasurer,
Administrative and School Director, School Representative, Advisory
Committee Member. Kim has 17 years experience in Administration and
Accounting. Kim manages all aspects of the administration office
from student registration to accounting. Her attention to detail and
organization is second to none. She has worked at DuPont, Cloeren,
Brock Enterprises, Consolidated Electrical Distributors (CED), and
Gulf Coast Weld Spec.
Terry Messenger: Safety Instructor, MA, CHSM, OHST, N.C.C.E.R.
Master Trainer, OSHA 500 Instructor in the Safety Department. Terry
is the definitive Safety Man. After more than ten years teaching
safety classes at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, LA, he
joins us to teach the CSST initially and a vast array of other
N.C.C.E.R. classes we will be offering soon.
Darrell Posey – Welding Instructor, Operations Manager; N.C.C.E.R.
Certified Industrial Welding Instructor and Core Curricula
Instructor; Advisory Committee Member; Darrell is a Certified
Welding Inspector, Welding Educator, and Member through the American
Welding Society. He is also a Certified Welding Instructor through
the Texas Education Agency. He is experienced with preparation and
maintenance of various quality control standards, maintenance of
quality assurance manuals, qualification of welding procedure
specifications, preparation of procedure qualification records,
subcontractor surveys, preview of customer contracts and final