Robert L. Henry
Summary: A high technology construction and maintenance management professional. My extensive experience in high technology facility operations, energy conservation, building automation, project management, and indoor air quality controls are the foundation for my profession. A commitment to leadership, team work, empowerment, and diversity are the values that I employ for success.
Northeastern University, Boston MA, BS, Business Administration-Management
Hardware: Microsoft Windows and/or Apple OSX operating systems.
Software: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Works, and Power Point Graphics
MC2/ Invensys automated energy management systems.
Licenses & Certificates
Massachusetts Construction Supervisor # CS07008.; unrestricted
State of Florida Teaching certificate - Vocational Arts instructor Air conditioning and Refrigeration
Waste water treatment Class II operator unrestricted in Massachusetts.
US Green Building Code Certification
EPA HVAC Technician Certification
Central Florida Indoor Air Quality board of advisors member since 2004
Kennedy Space Center Energy Conservation Working Group Task Force.
Coastal Mechanical Special Projects LLC, Melbourne, FL02/09 Present
HVAC Project Manager/estimator
Coordinated and estimated specialized construction work for HVAC and mechanical retrofit projects at healthcare, medical labs, educational facilities. Prepared bid letters outlining scope of work for HVAC and Plumbing projects. Planned work schedules to ensure proper delivery of materials and supplies without delaying the project. Tracked the work completed and work to complete on projects in progress. Review billing requests for accuracy. Submittal of preliminary design build estimates for approval.
Dynamac International, Kennedy Space Center, FL03/03 02/09
Facilities O & M Manager - Space Life Science Lab
Managed the facilities operations for the NASA/ Space Florida Life Support Service Contract; Mission Plan Element -15 at the Space Life Sciences Lab. The lab is a 103,000 gross square foot facility owned by the State of Florida. A high technology research facility consisting of wet chemistry, BLS-1 & 2 labs, animal care vivarium, and plant growth environmental labs. The facility is designed to support scientific ground research in conjunction with real time space flight missions and the monitoring of on orbit experiments.
Assigned to oversee the final construction, commissioning and staffing of the SLS Lab.
Submitted for approval annual operating and preventative maintenance budget.
Implemented an automated preventative maintenance and work order system.
Applied thermo graphic forensic survey equipment to diagnose electrical and indoor air quality problems.
Maintained Lock Out Tag Out regulations in compliance with OSHA and KSC Safety Directorate.
Recognized by NASA safety for promoting a Safe Worker environment in the work place.
DART (Hurricane Damage Assessment and Recovery Team) Coordinator for the LSSC contract.
Managed and supervise a multi trade maintenance staff of 8 technicians.
Maintained two 150HP scotch marine 75PSI steam boilers, clean steam generators, vacuum pumps, laboratory oil free compressed air, animal care support equipment, high purity water distribution and emergency 1750 KW generator systems.
Certified for fall protection and confined space entry working events.
Determined areas requiring permits before commencement of repair work
Coordinated emergency facility on-call responses to critical operating systems. Employing remote building automated computer access to resolve plant breakdowns and failures whenever possible.
Retrofit outside air systems by integrating CO2 sensors to regulate introduction of makeup air to facility.
Comply with FDEP fuel storage facility regulations requirements on wildlife preserve at KSC
Monitor storm water discharges to ensure chemicals utilized on cooling tower are approved.
Coordinated Pest/vermin control services to ensure no cross contamination with animal care facility operations.
PERCEPTA LLC (Div of Ford Motor Co & Teletech) Melbourne, FL10/00 04/03
Managed the facilities operations for customer service center. 65,000 square foot facility equipped with 800-hp diesel and 300-kVa standby UPS system. Submitted and finalized the annual operating budgets for $1.5 million.
Completed facility fit up and commissioned facility support systems. Fire alarm, emergency power, and critical Liebert UPS and controlled environmental systems.
Ramped up facilities operations to support the Ford/ Firestone Tire recall program with hiring of 500 customer service representatives, on the phone in one week.
Managed in-door air quality mold remediation project of training rooms after area was flooded by roof failure. Assisted insurance company in maintaining appropriate documentation during restoration work.
Foster-Miller, Inc. Waltham, MA 1996/2000
Facilities Engineering Manager
Managed 8 separate facilities occupying 180,000 sq. ft in. Massachusetts & New York.
Coordinated all building renovations, maintenance, security operations, and client project management assignments. Supported customer sales presentations of Foster-Miller capabilities.
Developed annual operating budget and capital expenditure budget.
Coordinated repairs and renovations with in-house maintenance group and temporary skilled tradesmen.
Supervision of 12 facility maintenance technicians and various outside contractors.
Coordinated Installation of black powder ready service magazines- explosion proof handling room and dedicated electrical grounding of material handling devices.
Constructed outdoor testing lab for detonation of claymore mines. Obtained approval from local fire department authorities. Conducted mock drills for what if scenarios.
Acted as the on scene leader during emergency response events with Fire department.
Coordinated first response and first aid response teams during emergency incidents.
Upgraded HVAC outside make up air system to meet ventilation standards for process exhaust and laboratory operations, e.g.; Material, Chemical and Biological laboratories BLS-1 & BLS-2.
Maintained compliance with environmental and safety regulations per OSHA, NFPA, and MDEP.
Managed outside vendors to perform janitorial and landscaping work.
Managed shipping and receiving operations at each facility. Insure compliance with shipping licenses and permits for restricted cargo to foreign countries.
Maintain perimeter security systems for armory storage and custody of small arms.
Constructed 6500 sqft. Addition for US Navy nuclear power systems contract. Implemented enhanced security system to monitor access with a global remote access system.
Implemented energy conservation measures to reduce electric and natural gas consumption.
Responsible for acquiring and negotiating short term leases for temporary facilities on as needed basis.
Process Software Corp., Framingham, MA. 1995-1996
Sr. Facilities Manager (contractor/ consultant)
Directed all facilities operations to support manufacture of software products.
Genzyme Corporation, Allston, MA 1993 -1995
Facilities Maintenance Manager.
Interacted with local, state, and federal safety agencies; (DEP, ADA OSHA FDA).
Oversaw installation of bio-pharmaceutical process equipment during the construction of facility; traveled to vendor locations to expedite and conduct live qualification tests of equipment before shipment to site.
Conducted installation qualification reviews prior to installation of equipment on site
Repligen Corporation, Cambridge, MA 1989-1993
Managed, organized, and planned all related services to support bio-engineering fermentation suites, wet chemistry R&D biotechnology laboratory operations. Coordinated 3 separate facilities with combined square footage of 160,000 sq. ft. containing (Biological Level Safety) BLS-1, 2, and 3 laboratories.
Initiated lighting retrofit with funding provided by utility provider to install energy efficient ballast and lamps. Saving of 17 % annual on electric usage.
Attended Harvard School of Public Health - certified for radiation safety handling and disposal.
Managed the proper handling and disposal of chemical, biological and low level radioactive waste in accordance with Nuclear Regulatory commission. Conducted facility wide radiation swipe test surveys to ensure proper handling and disposal of radioactive materials.
Co-chairman of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs Committee. (1992)
Coordinated construction of 20,000 sq.ft. Animal care suite for rabbit and rodent operations.
Coordinated construction of HIV (AIDS) -3 laboratory for virology research.
Trained to enter the BLS-3 labs to perform CO 2 incubator calibrations and equipment repair.
Prime Computer, Natick, MA 1979-1989
Facilities Project Supervisor 1984-1989
Assigned project tasks of building upgrades, retrofits, and new construction work. Given special construction projects involving design build requirements for HVAC, UPS, and computer rooms.
Installed diesel emergency generators with UPS systems for computer room operations.
Massachusettss licenses for HVAC, Journeyman Pipe Fitter, and Oil Burner tech.
Designed custom HEPA filtered exhaust hoods for workers to limit exposure to harmful soldering fumes.
Received excellence award for outstanding service by maintaining the building HVAC systems, despite record setting summer temperatures. (1983)
Kraft Foods, Inc (Sealtest/Breyers Div) Framingham, MA1977 to 1979
Mechanic 2nd Class (third shift)
Repair and maintenance of high-speed packaging and material handling systems.
Acquired welding skills for specialized welding applications involving stainless steel food grade piping
Fork truck repair and maintenance.
Qualified to work safely in high risk sub-zero temperature environment ( 20 to 80F)
Fitchburg Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. Fitchburg, MA1975 to 1977
Service mechanic for air conditioning, refrigeration and heating equipment repair.
Obtained Massachusetts oil burner technicians license.
United States Navy, Honorable Discharge(Vietnam Veteran) Active service1971-1975
Inactive reserve 1975 to 1977
Petty Officer 2nd Class- Machinist Mate (Qualified Top Watch - Main Propulsion)
Completed Air Conditioning and Refrigeration C school 1974