Co-Generation Operations Supervisor/Operator Chief Stationary Engineer/Operator Refrigeration Engineer
Process Improvement / Cost Control / Project Management / Regulatory Compliance / MIS Blueprint Interpretation
HVAC Systems / Safety Administration / Quality Control / 24 x7 Operations / Emergency Management
Quality driven professional with more than 28 years progressively responsible experience in co-generation plant operations, stationary engineering, and refrigeration engineering. Track record in the development and execution of process controls to optimize fuel efficiency, reduce energy expenses and provide power reliability. Adept at taking utility projects through every phase, from concept to design, engineering, installation and startup meeting all quality, safety, cost and scheduling requirements. Decisive leader with proven supervisory talent and ability to build an effective and productive workforce. Excellent communicator with strong planning, organizational, and analytical problem solving skills. Working knowledge of HVAC systems. Proficient in AutoCAD, Microsoft (Word, Excel, Access), and IBM/MAC platforms.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SUMMARY
Coordinated and managed the day to day operation and maintenance of a 13 MW co-generation power plant for Rutgers University providing thermal and electrical energy to both the Busch and Livingston campuses.
Ensured viability of the Co-Generation Facility, Central Heating Plant, High Temperature Hot Water Distribution Heating Systems, and Chilled Water Distribution System to ensure safe and efficient operation on 24/7 basis.
Investigated, troubleshot and assessed emergency situations involving all Utility Department equipment during off shift period.
Prepared and managed budgets, reports, expenditures, and work empowerment programs.
Developed and implemented Standard Operating Procedures.
Sourced suppliers of equipment and services. Initiated requests for requisitions and oversaw installation.
Monitored emissions to ensure compliance with state regulations.
Planned and coordinated utility construction projects through all phases, from concept through design, construction, QA, operations, and start-up.
Directed field operations, determined project scope, acquired technology resources, negotiated and awarded contracts, scheduled subcontractors and implemented activities to meet deadlines.
Staffing / Team Building
Trained, motivated and directed cross-functional maintenance and operations teams. Implemented incentive programs to meet production goals, cost targets and quality objectives.
Stationary / Refrigeration Engineering
Performed scheduled and corrective maintenance on centrally controlled district heating, cooling and power generation plants, and associated distribution systems requiring continuous operation.
Inspected, maintained, cleaned and repaired pressure boilers, water heaters, pumps, electric motors, compressors, emergency power engines, generators, building plumbing, lighting systems, refrigeration, air conditioning systems, and ventilating/heating equipment.
Designed new layouts of controls and electrical distribution system for boiler plant and refrigeration equipment.
Read and interpreted blueprints, schematics and shop drawings.
Maintained logs of service requests repair and work orders, and assisted in the preparation of required reports for EPA, DEP and other local, state and federal agencies.
Developed and implemented preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
Field Engineer - SAP AND MAXIMO USER
Summary: Field Engineer assist with the implementation of Reliability
Improvement Projects for major contracts in an industrial / facilities
environment, such as, manufacturing, refining, pharmaceuticals, consumer
home care products, defense, and education. Coordinate, prepare,
review and analyze equipment and material databases, to recommend the best
maintenance practices and predictive / preventive test methods for
attaining customer specified operational reliability.
Senior facilities engineer / project manager Lifetime fitness Inc., Berkeley Heights, NJ 2008-2009
Chief stationary / refrigeration engineer - Essex county, NJ dept. of public works 10/2004 to 1/2007
Computer consultant preventive maintenance software
Genesis Solutions (Wyeth pharmaceuticals), Pearl River, NY 2004 to 2005
Shift manager of utilities/facilities Claridge, Ballys Wild West casino, Atlantic City, NJ 7/2004 to 10/2004
Stationary / refrigeration engineer - Flagship Resorts, Atlantic City, NJ 2003 to 2004
Co-generation operations supervisor (1998 to 2003)
Chief stationary / refrigeration engineer (1996 to 2003)
Energy management technician - Cook and Douglas College (1989 to 1996)
Stationary engineer / refrigeration technician - Cook and Douglas College (1986 to 1988)
General utility technician (1984 to 1986)
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 1984 to 2003
Keiser University Information Technology, Melbourne, FL
Mercer County College - Refrigeration I, II / Computer- Word, Access, Excel, Cranbury, NJ
Rutgers University - Biology, Cogeneration Training Solar High Pressure Gas Turbines, New Brunswick, NJ
Baylor University - Practical Nursing, San Antonio, TX
NJ 1st First Class Gold Seal Stationary Engineer
NJ 3rd Third Class Blue Seal ammonia refrigeration
Federal / EPA / CFC universal recovery
U.S. Military army honorable discharge / nursing
Hobbies: Master scuba diver instructor, Rescue Diver, Emergency first responder diver, Professional musician / guitar, piano, upright bass, Senior member for Whale Shark Research institute Rutgers University, Member of animal rescue force.