I am an accomplished, results oriented individual with comprehensive career experience primarily encompassed within engineering, skilled trades, project management and leadership responsibilities. I am experienced and proven in traditional and extremely complex operations and programmatic approaches to facilities management, equipment maintenance and repair, procurement, and other related services. I have successfully managed all aspects of in-house and contract support staff and programs of a variety of complex and specialty activities and disciplines, all while developing and maintaining successful team environments. I have consistently demonstrated the ability and willingness to embrace, support and lead change, while positively impacting the work environment with continuous improvements in efficiency, safety, and other critical measures of success. I have the ability to multi-task and implement at a strategic level, while being comfortable contributing in specific tactical roles as required.
I feel my diverse experience coupled with significant exposure and positive, productive interactions with all aspects and levels of business would be beneficial to your company. I offer a strong and proven ability to influence at all levels, embrace challenges and support company direction. I feel my mature willingness to take ownership of issues individually or in team environments, coupled with my inherent ability to learn and contribute quickly would be very beneficial in supporting a broad and diverse area of your recruiting opportunities.
Skilled Problem / Issue Resolution
Ability to define, own, resolve
Challenges: developing new or utilizing appropriate existing processes, programmatic solutions
New Construction, Renovation/Expansion, Equipment Installation/Repair Familiar & Experienced with All Trades Union/Non-Union
Implementation / Deployment
Ongoing Performance Measurements:
Adjustments in Headcount or
Project Management Supporting:
Engineering, Maintenance, Security
Management System Development
Management and Supervisory
Staffing Levels, Recruiting, Career
Planning, Performance Expectations,
Compensation and Accountability
Site and Operations Emergency and
Disaster Planning and Recovery
Chief Emergency Officer
Licensed Master Electrician
NEC Compliance Expert, Design
Inspection & Mitigation
Proactive Facility / Equipment
Asset Management: Maximizing
Utilization and Longevity of Assets,
Diverse Regulatory Knowledge
Management and Interaction with
Multiple Internal / External
Departments and Agencies
Service and Supplier Relationships
Contractual Process and Negotiations
Implementation / Transition and Site
Facility / Equipment Preventative
Maintenance Maximo System, PAM
(Facility & Equipment Hierarchy
Ranking, Support Resource etc.)
Health, Safety, Environmental and
Transportation Management: Internal
And External Operations/ Compliance
May 2008 – Present St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital
LTAC Hospital within the Saint Vincent Health Care Network
Hired in as a Journeyman System Technician; accepted role as Team Leader for Facility Services. Role expanded to encompass management of EVS Department and the transition of staff into Facility Services, prior EVS services supported by a contract management group. Responsibilities encompassed typical building and utility equipment and facility support. Given the facility was approximately one year in operation at my employment I became actively engaged in all final commissioning, punch-list work, warranty activity etc. Final acceptance of Design/Build facility completed February 09.
Attended Indianapolis A&E Healthcare Technical Conference June 08, obtained Liko Lift certification, attended Joint Commission training/awareness at Joint Commission Headquarters in Chicago. Successfully supported all aspects of the newly expanded Environment of Care responsibilities for the Hospitals first Joint review/licensing May 09, no major findings; considered one of the entire networks most successful reviews.
2005-2007 Johnson County Government / Owner GoergenHaus Kennels Franklin, IN
Politically Appointed Animal Warden
Appointed upon termination of prior appointed department head under unfortunate situations; restructure entire department’s mission, staffing, animal care and law enforcement activities.
Prepare new shelter RFP and government presentations and requirements, property procurement and public affairs support.
Purchased prime retail property, designed, renovated existing structures and opened a family owned and operated pet boarding kennel. Re-established grandfathers breeding and K9 training program of Imported German Shepherds.
Part time Executive Protection and Covert Surveillance (typical insurance fraud/video).
1985-2005 Eli Lilly & Co. Indianapolis, IN.
Electrician, Electrical Inspector, Electrical Planner-Scheduler, New-old construction coordination and project management. Management Engineering/equipment-facility maintenance, service contract management. Customer representative on all non-scientific activities, health/safety/environmental, animal care, new business venture-partnership acquisitions team member, member chief emergency management officers, overt/covert security interface.
Journeyman Electrician; new/old construction, high/medium/low voltage distribution, power quality, facility support, production equipment support.
Chief Electrical Inspector; code and building/manufacturers specification compliance.
Electrical design and Planner/Scheduler for maintenance shop projects and manufacturing support and related proactive asset management scheduling.
Facility and equipment renovation and new construction project management. Later transferring from Engineering to Research to perform typical functions as customer representation.
Management roles within research; component representative on all engineering, construction and maintenance operations. Department Head of HS&E and transportation, research animal vivarium maintenance. Out-tasking & outsourcing management of many service functions deemed non-business critical, from RFP process to redeployment of Lilly headcount. Represented engineering, facility, HS&E, security reviews and feedback on targeted out of state acquisitions. Primary contact/interface with corporate security regarding all facility and administration issues. One of three chief emergency management officers.
Successfully and effectively interacted with a highly educated and diversely cultured customer group. Formally engaged in all levels of corporate business interactions within a highly regulated environment, including most external state and federal agencies e.g. OSHA, IOSAH, IDEM, EPA, FDA, USDA, DEA and other related agencies.
1984-1985 Amtrak Beech Grove, IN
Performed electrical installation on new and existing railroad equipment. Installation and troubleshooting of all types of equipment and cars, including commissary rail car equipment, communication and control work. Emergency electrical facility support.
1980-1984 Community Hospital Indianapolis, IN
New construction, electrical facility management, high, medium and low voltage, power distribution and emergency generation support and distribution.
Contractor interaction and management on electrical installations and projects.
1983-1986 Work performed within the MCSD, Reserve/civil/special Deputy, and specialty task force involvement.
1974-1987 Indianapolis Zoo Indianapolis, IN
Building & Grounds Maintenance, Construction management, Electrical contracting & consulting.
Part-time employee through high school in Maintenance Department.
On loan from Lilly during decommissioning of the old Zoo, Construction management and coordination towards completion of the new zoo.
Contractually performed services as private licensed electrical contractor (Artron Electric Inc.,owner/partner) installing the first four Christmas @ the Zoo events. Supported grounds, facility, display equipment and control, electrical distribution and power quality/reliability issues, data communications and surveillance installations.
Education 1979-2003 Part time: IUPUI and University of Indianapolis
Â§ Attended IUPUI; Engineering and Skilled Trades Curriculums
Â§ Attended University of Indianapolis; Organizational Leadership & Management, Human Resources.
Â§ Multiple Engineering, Skilled Trades, Project Management Classes; Held academically certified Master Electrical License Cities Indianapolis/Bloomington
Â§ Marion County Sheriff Department/ILEA training and certification
Activity and contributions outlined typically performed individually and/or
Collectively in a discipline specific or cross-functional team environment, often
Supporting leadership/management roles of activity.
Â§ Electrical / Skilled Trades, Engineering / Project Management activities:
-Successfully tested and transferred from non-union to union Journeyman position, achieved academically accredited and state transferable Master Electrician License and status within Cities of Indianapolis and Bloomington.
-Experienced in performing and managing new construction and renovation project activities. Commercial/Industrial contractual and in-house proactive facility and equipment reliability activities, maintenance/trouble shooting support within hospital, commercial, industrial, production, administrative and scientific facilities and environments.
-NEC compliance, power factor correction, specialized in electrical reliability and quality, non-linear loading concerns (typically collective administration equipment loading) performed mitigation design and installation practices.
-Hazard containment; facility and equipment operations experience: external and internal forced discharged multileveled containment including level/class 3 biohazard HEPA filtration, waste solvent recovery system, grouped or manifold and local particulate, radioactive and chemical ventilation systems.
-Re-enactment testing and mitigation experience. Personnel and product protection; facility related design, system and equipment installation and maintenance; including clean room, highly regulated and complex static air balanced zoned and room animal vivarium support, bench level local enclosure utilization.
-Infrared thermal scanning/imaging, fixed and scheduled vibration analysis and trending supporting; environmental facility efficiencies, utility distribution, critical equipment support, increasing asset protection, reliability and longevity.
-Six month extended deployment out of state to mitigate facility and equipment issues in production/packaging business affected by seven foot of flooding waters throughout facility. Included facility electrical distribution analysis and repairs, production and distribution equipment repair and production re-start up program.
-New construction/equipment installation acceptance documentation/clarify manufacture & installation warranties and operational/QA-QC processes, spare parts/inventory-vendor supplier, develop maintenance requirements and preventive maintenance scheduling.
-Risk Management/Facility security within research facilities: Engineering and operational support involving site and perimeter, zoned and local strategies/design installations and maintenance.
Â§ Health, Safety and Environmental, Emergency Management:
-Responsible for management of professional level staff and programmatic aspects of HSE for ~350 laboratories and 1200 scientific personnel. Including hazardous communication, contractor and visitor safety, contractor prequalification, incident and accident reviews. I&I reviews, ergonomic program development and required mitigation/enhancements of workstations.
-One of three site Chief Emergency Officers responding appropriately to any internal or external hazards or threats, including management of occupancy evacuations and movement, control of extremely complex HVAC system shutdown & start-up (exhausted biological and chemical containment equipment, animal vivarium positive/negative/static pressure differential rooms).
Â§ Proactive Asset Management; Facility and Equipment:
–Review existing documentation and develop asset listings and departmental ownership, space and equipment utilization status and capacity, current condition, location, contract maintenance status; determine most appropriate final utilization/disposition of assets. Interact with financial, loss prevention (insurance) and maintenance component support partners with current data.
Outcome often led to common space utilization for maximum asset utilization, shared equipment room development, donation/sale of equipment and proper departmental ownership responsibilities. Equipment and facility data utilized for implementation of new PAM (proactive asset management) program managed through MIMS and Maximo maintenance databases. Development of equipment hierarchy, root cause analysis processes, etc.
Â§ Component representative on $350 million biology facility project:
–Two year programming and design division representative/leader in efforts with A & E firms; compose teams of specific knowledge base and expertise to ensure appropriate customer / occupant needs and compliances were addressed.
Â§ Hazardous waste management / shipping-receiving, recycling efforts:
-Research management contractual-financial representative for >100 million dollar contract supporting; the collection of liquid and dry chemical lab packs, bulk waste solvent, compliant transportation, shipment and destruction/incineration. Involvement with DOT, IDEM, IOSHA and multiple agencies regarding manifested shipments of research samples etc. Recycling management development and support of typical administrative waste and specialty/ hazardous waste streams.
Â§ Y2K planning team representative:
Interact with corporate team developing criticality and hierarchy of operations and equipment. Track and document component monetary investments, develop complete emergency response management system to address all issues resulting from Y2K scenarios. Including securing leased temporary utility equipment, on-site shop support, support contractor management recovery planning. Ensure Y2K activities and exercises were embedded into all new research building design and primary emergency planning program.
*References beyond the â€˜employment validation practice only’ are available upon request.