A competent, high-energy, skilled and results-driven professional with over 20 years of experience, and a strong record of achievement in providing the necessary Fire Sprinkler Industry management and personnel motivation expertise to ensure streamlined operations, client satisfaction, increased proficiency and profitability.
Expertise includes: Value Project Management ($28 Million Projects); Code Analysis; Services / Inspections Departmental Management; Time Management; Management of Sales, Safety / OSHA 30, Design, Fab / Field operations; Market Development; Profit / Loss Accountabilities; AutoCAD Design; Hydraulic Analysis; Code Applications, Theories & Techniques; NICET Level III - Fire Protection Technology #74122; FireAcad Fire Sprinkler Software Certificates of Achievement; Multi-Facet Project Management; Handing of High-Pressure Environments; Liabilities (Contracts); Excellent Client Relations Meeting / Exceeding Job Requirements; Team Building Development / Implementation
Excellent communicating, listening and negotiating skills, coupled with the ability to establish and maintain rapport with all levels of personnel, city, county and state authorities, preferred risk insurance companies, consultants, architects, mechanical engineers, general contractors, management and clients.
Computer Operations AutoCAD / FireAcad Design; HASS, Microsoft Excel and Word; current editions of applicable fire sprinkler NFPA codes.
Proven background at high levels of personnel development and training, encompassing: leadership, team building, planning, organizing, and problem-solving, all of which realized significant contributions to bottom-line results.
People Oriented Service Oriented Results Oriented Multi-Tasked Oriented
2007 - 2010Fire Sprinkler Project Manager / Service Division Manager
DESERT FIRE PROTECTION INC., Las Vegas, Nevada
Performed a diverse range of responsibilities to include, but not limited to: serving as Senior Project manager of casino, retail and entertainment portion of the new $3 Billion Fontainebleau Casino Mega Resort located on 27 acres. Personally responsible and accountable for $28 million in construction costs; overseeing productivity and performance of 110 fire sprinkler support staff employees, including all change orders, design, purchasing, fabrication, installation, safety, scheduling of construction, as well as equipment and material procurement and delivery; all of which resulting in profitable, efficient and smooth flowing operations.
Administered and successfully orchestrated design build contracts through enhancing both owner and architect / engineer relationships.
Due to bankruptcy courts decision to liquidate Fontainebleau Casino, I was relocated to City Center project, and project managed the Convention Center and Mandarin Tower. Upon final completion and opening of City Center I became Division Manager for both the Service and Inspection departments providing supervision for pricing, design, field and safety, including coordination and scheduling of construction delivery and installation.
Bryan L. Hill
2003 - 2007Fire Sprinkler Division Manager
DORVIN D. LEIS CO., INC., Honolulu, Hawaii
Responsibilities encompassed: accountability for the division\'s $8-10 million annual volume operation; implemented and established companys re-structuring shift to division management versus project based management, with direct supervision of 48 fire sprinkler division and support staff employees; including all sales, design, purchasing, fabrication and installation operations of construction, manpower levels and equipment.
Monitored efficiency and production for compliance with labor budget; coordinated with HVAC, plumbing, controls and flashing div. resulting in a cumulative annual vol. of $85 to 110 million.
Cultivated and nourished a design build/assist thereby enhancing a strong long-term relationship with owners, architects, engineers, general contractors and construction management project teams; resulting from establishing a higher level of integrity, communication, cost and schedule effectiveness, while assuring both client and company\'s interest were best served.
1990 - 2003President
DESIGN AID, Merlin, Oregon
Bottom-line business management responsibility encompassing all aspects of operations, including launching and establishing a new fire sprinkler design firm venture for the Pacific Rim. Completed several large on-site full survey design projects.
Developed comprehensive design procedures and policies while increasing output accuracy with accountability for innovative marketing to client management, directing projects, assuring quality of services provided and managing through to project completion.
Responsible for computer networking, software maintenance and data entry for design process, maintaining, and updating of hydraulic analysis and City / NFPA code compliance.
Served as General Contractor developing, implementing and managing an on-site construction team involving various mechanical, electrical and trades from procurement of sales to design and installation, including project system testing, certification acceptance and close out documents for Kodak Imaging Film Division Plant.
Provided class instruction and beta testing for FireAcad sprinkler design and hydraulic analysis software.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE CHRONOLOGY
1987 - 1990President / General Manager-A.W.K. Sprinkler Company, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia
1984 1987Vice President / Design Manager-Total Fire Systems (Adams Automatic non-Union), Denver, Colorado
1982 1984Lead Fire Sprinkler Designer-Adams Automatic Company, Denver, Colorado
1979 1982Fire Sprinkler Designer-Central Fire Sprinkler Company, Chicago, Illinois
PROJECT LIST (BRIEF OVERVIEW)
City Center - Las Vegas, Nevada
Fontainebleau Casino Resort - Las Vegas, Nevada
Ritz Carlton Resort - Maui, Hawaii
Four Seasons Resort - Kona, Hawaii
Ko\'olina Marriott Resort - Honolulu, Hawaii
Kapalua Bay Hotel - Maui, Hawaii
40 story First Hawaiian Bank Tower - Honolulu, Hawaii
Federal Detention Facility - Honolulu, Hawaii
Corcoran State Prison - Fresno, California
University of Washington - Tacoma, Washington
University of Denver - Denver, Colorado
42 story Hokua Tower - Honolulu, Hawaii
Swedish Hospital - Denver, Colorado
Three Rivers Hospital - Grants Pass, Oregon
Senior Life Care Center - San Francisco, California
Bakersfield Arena - Bakersfield, California
(2) 40 story Moana Pacific Towers - Honolulu, Hawaii
Schofield Barracks - Honolulu, Hawaii
Bryan L. Hill
Project Coordinator Desert Fire Protection
Construction Manager Desert Fire Protection
President of Dorvin D. Leis Co., Inc.
Executive VP of Dorvin D. Leis
W. Regional Sales - Viking Supply Net
VP System Components Reliable Sprinkler Co
City and County of Maui