Chief Engineer / Operations Manager

Name : kmr032
Industry Type : Real Estate Developers
City & State : Birmingham,AL
Job Title Chief Engineer / Operations Manager
Relocation Preferences : Negotiable
Objective : Continue a career in project management.
Resume :  
Kevin M. Ritchey
Trussville, AL 35173

OBJECTIVE: To continue a rewarding career in a Business or Legal capacity where my education, training, and work experience will be mutually beneficial to the organizations positive growth and my career path.

EDUCATION:
Birmingham School of LawBirmingham, AL
Juris Doctorate December 2002

University of Alabama [at] BirminghamMajor: Political Science
BA in Political Science Graduated: Spring 98


SKILLS:Facilities Mgmt.Project Mgmt.Supervisory
Client ResolutionTraining/DevelopmentMS Office
Tenant/Vendor Mgmt.Internet ResearchCraft/Electric
Client ResolutionConstruction knowledge/terminology
GSA Security Clearance

EXPERIENCE:

Opus South CorporationBirmingham, AL
Chief EngineerAugust 2008 Present

Implement and oversee all maintenance functions for a 600,000 square foot facility.

Ensure that all building equipment is properly maintained per manufacturer specified guidelines to make certain all warranties remain valid.

Develop and maintain an extensive preventive maintenance database, and schedule for all building equipment.

Control and maintain proper equipment stocks for lighting, plumbing, and HVAC supplies and equipment.

Organize and perform regular inventory checks for all company owned tool and equipment. Oversee that they are maintained in safe working order.

Oversee that all OHSA, NFPA, and company safety guidelines are accurately followed and proper records kept.

Negotiate with vendors to ensure maximum efficiency in contract and equipment pricing.
Infinity Insurance Company Birmingham, AL

Project & Construction Manager/Facilities DirectorJanuary 2003 March2008
Construction/Project Manager for all field offices, warehouses and corporate offices. Handling multi-million dollar projects from inception to completion in addition to handling the purchasing of all equipment in regards to the project

Direct, negotiate, and manage acquisitions of real estate focusing on the West Coast region and Florida, as well as additional company owned legal offices throughout the US
Employ, coordinate, and manage subcontractors used to renovate, build and design projects

Responsible for leading small and large capital projects to include scaling property options, ordering market surveys, and coordinating construction phases, i.e. build out, space plan

Facilitate the coordination of manpower and client services for property tenants such as purchasing office furniture, renovate, layout/move, phone integration, data and video surveillance equipment installation

Provide direction for negotiation and implementation of property and equipment leases to include contract reviews, revision, recommendations

Negotiate parking, tenant improvement allowances for all leased property, and recommend equipment leases for the company and negotiated all subleases and contracts


Facilities ManagerOctober 2001-January 2003

Supported leadership team in planning and approval of annual project/department budgets

Organized and planned all construction projects for Birmingham, AL office

Lead coordination efforts for corporate office purchases, rentals, space planning, and installations and provider client support/resolution services to all departments to include large scale project management, and organizing maintenance staff.

Implemented new processes to streamline cost for ongoing organizational changes and safety goals





Office Services SupervisorOctober 1999 - October 2001

Responsible for coordinating high volume mail processing operation and furniture placement for all company departments

Researched and implemented work tools to enhance time management and efficient work flow for facilities/office services

Supervised, trained, and managed employee performance process for a team of 20+ employees

Claims Representative IIOctober 1998-October 1999

Responsible for data entry of assigned new losses, preparing adjustments for glass and towing claims, and training new employees via new hire orientation/development program

Tortorice Electrical Service Inc. Birmingham, AL
1994-1998
Supervised company employees, trained new employees and their work flow

Lighting and Advice consultant

Supervised the implementation of National Electrical Codes

Project List


Birmingham, Al3700 Colonnade Parkway157,000 square foot remodel 3 MM

Birmingham, AlParkwest Drive111.000 square foot remodel 3 MM

Birmingham, AlParkwest DriveConcrete Parking Deck3. MM

CaliforniaNumerous Office relocation and remodeling projects.









References


Jay Hall -205-966-4003Business Associate

Brian Clark -205-212-4138Business Associate

Edward Goldberg 205-945-0003Business Associate


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