Plant Facilities Manager

Name : Jim Leitzen
Industry Type : Facility - Building Owners
City & State : Daytona Beach,FL
Job Title Plant Facilities Manager
Relocation Preferences : Negotiable
Objective : To acquire an Inspiring Executive Position Utilizing my 25 + Years of Facilities and Engineering Related Solutions
Resume :  
124 Shoal Creek Circle
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114

Jim Leitzen
ObjectiveAn Inspiring Executive Position Utilizing my 25 + Years of Facilities and Engineering Related Solutions
Plant Facilities Manager
January 2002 April 2009DME Holdings LLC Daytona Beach, Florida

Administration and Maintaining the integrity of a 5-building, 10-acre complex, including and not limited to:
Furnishing and Sustaining a Annual Financial Plan of 2.2 Million Dollars
Design and Provision of Interior, Architectural, and Electrical Drawings to Complete Essentially any Project from Conceptual through Completion
Acting General Contractor and Design Engineer for All Projects including The Worlds Largest XEROX iGen 3 Installation
Accomplished All: Space Planning, Due Diligence and Maintenance of Off-Site Properties, Mechanical Equipment and Associated Preventive Maintenance, Building Structures, Plumbing, Electrical, Emergency and Power Generation Equipment, HVAC Equipment, Carpentry, Painting, Maintenance Staffing and Discipline, Landscaping Staff, Security Staff, Cleaning Staffs, Vending Companies, On-Property Deli, On-Property Full-Service Salon

Title Not Allotted
August 1999 January 2002 Architectural Building Specialties Ormond Beach, Florida

Overseeing the Manufacturing and Installation of Type II Braille Signage and Hand Rails for State of Florida Funded Projects
Manufactures Representatives for Many Division 10 Construction Items, Including and not Limited to: Industrial Louvers, Fire Cabinets, Wall Protection, Marker and Tack Boards, Exterior Sun Control, ADA Compliant Signage, TV Brackets, Projection Screens and Entrance Mats

Corporate Chief Engineer
April 1999 July 1999Bray and Gillespie LLC III DBA Ocean Eleven Resorts Daytona Beach, Florida

Setting Up and Standardization of Preventive Maintenance Plans for all Properties.
Responsible for Interviews of All Potential Chief Engineers for The Daytona Area Hotels
Assist With the Qualifications and Design of Each General Managers Construction Requests
Performed as Chief Engineer In The Absence of Others.

Chief Engineer
April 1995 February 1999 Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort Daytona Beach Shores, Florida

Work Directly with Ownership on Product Development

Acting General Contractor on All New Construction

Provided All Engineering for Off-Property Special Events

Designed and Implemented All Hurricane, Fire Procedures and Preventive Maintenance Plans

Assisted with the Development of The Florida State Universitys Hurricane Preparedness Video and Program for Florida Condominium and Hotel Owners

Director of Building Services
February 1995 April 1995 Adams Mark Oceanfront Resort
Daytona Beach, Florida

All Engineering Related Issues During the Transition Between Marriott Corporation and Adams Mark, Including Due Diligence and Associated Investigation

Director of Engineering
September 1988 February 1995 Hotel Management Group
DBA Daytona Beach Marriott Oceanfront Resort
Daytona Beach, Florida

Furnishing and Sustaining a Annual Financial Plan of 2.7 Million Dollars
Hired 6 Months Before Opening. Procurement of All Equipment and Machinery to Open This Project (5SU)
Accomplished All Engineering Related Pre-Opening and Operating Duties
Executive Committee Member to Set Up New Marriott Franchise (Hotel Management Group)
Attended Daily Ownership General Contractor Meetings
Worked Daily With Construction Change Architect
Provided Final Punch Lists for Ownership
Developed and Implemented All Training for New Associates as Well as Preventive Maintenance Programs
Acting General Contractor for All New Construction
Liaison between Executive Committee and MTV Production for Spring Break Events Including Construction of Stages
Obtaining Information and Documentation for Legal and Insurance Pursuit
Responsible for all Security, Landscape and Facilities Related Areas

Director of Engineering
February 1987 September 1988 Boykin Management Company
DBA Quality Suites Oceanfront Resort
Melbourne, Florida

Suggested and Hosted The 1st Ever Hurricane Awareness Program for Hotel and Motel Owners in Florida by the Civil Defense Department
Started During the Opening of the Hotel
Hired, Trained and Supervised All Maintenance, Landscape and Pool Personnel
Accountable for Annual Budgeting of R&M, Energy Management and Capital Expenditures
Design and Implementation All Energy Management and Preventive Maintenance Programs
Design and Implementation of All Fire and Hurricane Procedures

Assistant Chief Engineer
August, 1986 - February, 1987 Boykin Management Company
DBA Beachwood Marriott
Beachwood, Ohio

Accountable for Most Aspects of Engineering Including, Electrical, Mechanical, HVAC, Plumbing and Pools
All Direction and Discipline of Maintenance Staff

Lead Mechanic
October, 1982 August, 1986 Boykin Management Company
DBA Buffalo Marriott
Amherst, New York

Repair and Maintenance of All HVAC and Refrigeration Equipment
Awarded Most Likely to Become General Manager in 1985 (The Highest Decoration Presented by This Hotel)
Chief Editor of the Hotel News Letter
Repair and Maintenance of All Kitchen, Pool and Laundry Equipment

3 Years (Full Term) Refrigeration Service Engineers Society
Current Managers license FDBPR (Food Service)
Erie Community
Kenmore East High School
References Personal and Professional - Available Upon Request

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