Project Manager

Name : Jeff S. Wood
Industry Type : Related Professions
City & State : Fullerton,CA
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : remain in southern CA
Objective : Im Looking for a management position in Facilities Planning, Facilities Engineering or Construction Management where my experience and educational background can be used to the most benefit.
Resume :  
Jeffrey S. Wood
Fullerton, California

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

A dynamic, analytical, results-oriented facilities engineering professional with project management background and experience in all areas of corporate infrastructure including innovative space planning for business expansion or relocation, development of budgets for capital projects and operations that emphasized company profitability, and oversight of maintenance, health and safety and security functions.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Plant Infrastructure Management
Project Scope Development
Management of Tenant Improvements
Supervision of Facilities/Operations Staff

Relocation Expert of Facilities and Personnel
Coordination of Construction Projects with Architectural and Engineering Firms
Development of Disaster Recovery Plans

SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS

Coordinated the efforts of specialized forensic consultants, adhesive products companies, and architectural firms to discover the cause of the tile adhesion failure on the Fullerton College Library Dome and develop a plan for the repairs.

Successfully relocated the offices and specialized lab areas for a staff of 175 employees within one year with a project cost reduction of $250,000 while increasing productivity and operating efficiency.

Developed a new floor plan and material flow for a production storeroom that improved the output of assembly kits by 33% with a 20% reduction in the workforce and a savings of 25% in floor space.

Led a Six-Sigma team which introduced a revised workflow for the required government approvals for new Restricted Access areas within the plant site resulting in an improvement in the construction schedule by over two weeks on a typical project.

Assisted with the project management of the facility closure and demolition of the majority of the buildings at Raytheons Fullerton, California location.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006 July 2008 E. Fitzgerald, Inc., Anaheim, California

Program Manager
Provide construction management oversight to North Orange County Community College District for new construction and remodeling projects at Cypress College and Fullerton College.
Coordinate with Architects, Engineers and Designers to make sure the customers needs are being fully met during the design and construction phases of the projects.
Oversee and coordinate construction processes, research requests for information, review proposed change orders, track and update construction schedules and expenditures against the project baseline, report discrepancies and make recommendations.

2004 - 2005 F & B Construction Services, Fullerton, California

Project Manager
Managed multiple projects for a small construction company specializing in Kitchen and Bathroom remodeling.
Coordinated the projects from the concept phase to the design phase on into the construction phase making sure the customers expectations for schedule, cost and end results were being fully met.

1998 - 2004RAYTHEON, Space and Airborne Systems and Command, Control, Communication and Information Systems, El Segundo and Fullerton, California

Senior Facilities Engineer 2002 - 2004
Provided Facility Planning and Project Management support for construction projects involving rearrangements, functional modification of areas, remodeling and tenant improvements.
Directed in-house CAD operators in preparation of layout drawings with detailed scope-of-work descriptions for use by design/build contractors.
Oversaw and coordinated construction processes, researched requests for information, tracked construction schedules and expenditures against the project baseline, reported discrepancies to senior management and reviewed proposed change orders to control project costs.

Manager Operations and Facilities Planning1999 - 2001
Planned and managed the relocation of a major engineering division to a new 3-floor building, saving several hundred thousand dollars over the original amount budgeted for this move.
Supervised three employees as direct reports and all vendors involved in the plant closure operations.
Updated the emergency response plans for the facility, held training classes and monitored the annual evacuation drills.
Coordinated in-house plant maintenance and transportation services.
Procured all vendor maintenance and equipment repair work for Communication Systems Group.

Staff Assistant Senior1998 - 1999
Designed the layouts for interiors of 11 labs, a document control area, associated lab storage areas and office area rearrangements as needed. Scheduled and coordinated the refurbishment of all areas.
Spearheaded the relocation of 18 specialized labs and 300 employees which was accomplished on schedule and under the original budget.
Assisted in the administration of capital forecast plans related to facilities upgrade projects and new or replacement equipment. This involved preparing cost estimates, analysis of equipment and recommendations, developing a baseline schedule and project justifications.

Mar/95 1997HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY, Radar & Communications Systems, El Segundo, California

Staff Assistant Senior1995 - 1997
Integrated the former Magnavox facility in Torrance, California into the Hughes El Segundo facility, this relocation project was completed within schedule and $250K under budget.
Prepared detailed layouts and scope of work packages for rearrangement of 17,500 sq. ft. at an offsite location that included five separate zones; (2) SCIF rooms, (2) restricted areas and an area of white world offices.

1974 Feb/95HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY, Ground Systems Group,
Fullerton, California

Manufacturing Engineer Senior 1993 - 1995
Planned concept layouts to relocate the raised floor BART lab from Fullerton to El Segundo. When the special flooring was not readily available, I redesigned the lab to use a low cost lightweight cable tray system and met the users need date for completion of the lab.
Designed the conversion of an unused cubicle office area into a 930 SF computer lab.

Senior Industrial Engineer (Facilities)1988 - 1992
Developed a revised layout and material flow for the production stores building that succeeded in improving output of assembly kits by 33% with a 20% reduction in the workforce.
Responsible for administration of division facility needs including; space planning, budgets, office furniture, production equipment and coordination of construction and maintenance activities.

Industrial Engineer 1985 - 1987
Developed manufacturing plans for implementation of new programs into manufacturing from engineering; including identifying requirements for facilities, specifying equipment, developing process flow, and conceptualizing unique tooling requirements.

Production Engineer 1981 - 1984
Wrote, illustrated and sustained assembly planning packages used by the Assembly and Quality Assurance departments.
Analyzed current methods used in assembly operations; developed and implemented new fixtures, tooling or procedures to improve assembly time and reduce costs.
Ensured that the production processes for the PWB and circuit card assembly functions were in compliance with all environmental requirements.

EDUCATION

MBA California State University, Fullerton
B.S., Industrial Technology, Electronics Emphasis. California State University, Long Beach
A.S., Electrical Engineering Prep. Cypress College, Cypress, California

Other:
Project Management Workshop featuring Microsoft Project Software applications
Six Sigma Specialist Training Workshops
Six Sigma Leadership Deployment Workshop
Getting It All Done Seminar from CareerTrack
Continuous Measurable Improvement (CMI) Workshops
New Age Thinking, Quality Circle Facilitator Training, and Various Seminars on Work Simplification Techniques.

INTERESTS

Photography, Boating, Camping, Playing Guitar and Home Improvement Projects

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