FACILITIES / OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Improved Productivity / Efficiency ♦ Significantly Reduced Costs ♦ World-Class QA / QC
Dynamic, proactive leader with history of dramatically improving performance of daily operations for facilities in several industries. Expertise in broad, in-depth management of building operations and Equipment. Proficient at developing / implementing new policies, procedures, and programs to dramatically cut spending and streamline operations while improving quality of deliverables. Motivational manager with demonstrated ability to hire, train, and mentor dedicated teams that consistently meet or exceed all expectations. Adept at directing repairs on all site systems and infrastructures while maintaining strict compliance with multiple internal and governmental regulatory standards. Dedicated to helping achieve both short- and long-term Corporate objectives.
BUILDING AUTOMATION / ENERGY MANAGER 2008 - 2009
CARIDIANBCT Lakewood, Colorado
$500M world-class medical manufacturing company with 1200 employees
Managed and maintained 24 / 7 operations of complex systems, including controls and instrumentation, HVAC, boilers, compressed air, vacuum, and water treatment. Collaborated with engineers during new equipment building / installation to ensure validation / FDA regulatory compliance; participated in audit preparations. Developed and enforced preventive maintenance documentation and regulatory record-keeping. Provided leadership / training to tradespeople and outside contractors.
F Executed programs and equipment upgrades that saved 8% in energy costs while improving productivity and efficiency levels; facilitated over $175K in rebates from energy provider.
F Created and implemented Critical Equipment daily rounds-tasking.
F Saved ~$150K by identifying errors on several capital projects.
F Implemented compressed air audit to produce $70K / year in savings and obtain 75% rebate from energy suppliers for audit costs.
F Reduced after hour / emergency calls by 75%; decreased temperature-related issues 90%.
F Collaborated with Preventive maintenance administrator to save 40 man-hours / month while improving quality of work.
F Upgraded chemical treatment process to achieve 100% protection while saving $12K. / year
FInvestigated many long-standing HVAC issues and implemented permanent solutions.
DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING & SECURITY 2007 - 2008
LOEWS DENVER HOTEL Denver, Colorado
Branch of $1B hotel chain with 19 sites and over 10,000 employees
Directed all daily facility operations, including budget / payroll administration, staff / contractor scheduling and training, renovation project management, and operations / capital purchasing. Spearheaded programs for preventive maintenance and waste handling / recycling. Managed all life safety systems, room requests, and facility mechanical systems. Oversaw all OSHA-related training; investigated losses and injuries, maintained safety files, and co-chaired safety committee. Supported and assisted Information Technologies Manager. Completed all capital projects on time and under budget $1M-$3M per year.
F Engineer and install new HX: supplying free cooling to Hotel realizing ~$70K / year energy reduction and obtained a %30 rebate from energy supplier on cost of project.
F Quickly resolved hot water emergence; restoring service within 8 hours during 100% occupancy saving minimum of $100K in losses.
F Saved $50K-$75K in expenses per year and received 30% rebate from energy provider by upgrading entire facility to energy-efficient lighting
F Installed meters on cooling towers to reduce water bill by ~$15K / year at only $400 cost.
F Optimized satisfaction of many A-level guests, including NFL Owners meeting and President Bush; received letter of appreciation from Secret Service
F Developed computerized Asset Management and PM Program for entire Hotel.
F Authored new emergency response policy and provided training to all staff.
CHIEF ENGINEER 1996 - 2005
NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LAB Golden, Colorado
36-acre, 1.5-million sq.-ft. Dept. Of Energy research campus
Led all preventative maintenance and repair initiatives. Supervised operation of boilers, chillers, pumps, DDC / pneumatic controls refrigeration, vacuum / compressed air systems, CV & VAV air handling equipment, deionized water, generators, transfer switches, and Delta Controls operations. Assisted engineers during construction projects. Executed air balance and certified lab fume hoods; maintained IAQ in all labs and buildings. Trained and supervised technicians and mechanics.
F Commissioned and started up of $5M Power Plant.
F Maintained and administered Dept.s Asset management / Preventive Maintenance system.
F Optimized building automation controls to achieve energy reductions ~ $550K / year.
F Assisted and performed punch lists on capitol projects in excess of $200M.
F Implemented integrated safety management program.
F Ensured compliance with building codes and life safety / government regulations, including those from Office of Inspector General.
FConsistently and quickly responded to 24 / 7 emergency calls
STATIONARY ENGINEER / POWER PLANT OPERATOR 1992 - 1996
SAINT ANTHONY HOSPITAL Denver, Colorado
36-acre, 1.5-million sq.-ft. DoE research campus
Performed repairs and preventive maintenance on all power plant equipment, including three 400 hp. boilers, three 600-ton chillers, three 1,500 kva generators, and switch gears. Led troubleshooting and corrections on controls, pumps, motors, and valves. Ensured high performance of all HVAC equipment, plus systems including pneumatic controls, DDC, CV, VAV, medical air, oxygen, vacuum, and compressors.
F Provided significant contributions to construction of new $120M hospital expansion.
F Ensured Compliance with all JCAHO, NFPA, NEC, OSHA, and EPA requirements.
F Speedily responded to patient and staff calls and after-hours requests from Electrical, Plumbing, and Maintenance Departments.
Courses, seminars, workshops, and certifications include: Building Automation ♦ FDA Regulatory Requirements & Audit Preparation ♦ Project Management ♦ Living Loews Manager Training ♦ Building The Brand (Loews Corp.) ♦ Energy Star / Living Green ♦ Certified Pool Operator ♦ OSHA Construction Safety & Health ♦ Generators and Switch Gears ♦ Emergency Power Systems ♦ Toxic Gas Monitors ♦ Asset Management ♦ Preventive Maintenance ♦ Certified Energy Auditing ♦ Electrical Ladder Diagrams ♦ CFC / HCFC Universal Certification ♦ Stationary Engineer Certification ♦ Electrical / Plumbing Apprenticeships ♦ Chemical Hazards & Management ♦ Fall Protection / Safe Lifting ♦ MSDS ♦ DOE Computer / Intelligence Security ♦ Electric Ladder Diagrams ♦ Centrifugal Chillers ♦ HVAC