I have been directly involved in the elevator industry for over 25 years. Below is an outline of a licensed elevator maintenance, repair technician, and inspection supervisor with the education and experience in the elevators industry that extends through managing maintenance, contract and field operations that includes various types of audits-not limited to inspected, witnessed, and test performance on various types of elevator systems as per the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) that included filing all the necessary documents with DOB. This experience includes overseeing various contracts involving modifications and new constructions that required periodic inspections and tests throughout the contract process with an oversight on occupational health, safety, and code enforcement, supervising staff, and being a strong proponent of a REM, OMMS program, and can comprehensively follow procedures that complies with various Local, State, Federal Code, and OSHA Safety Standards, and utilized my organizational and writing skills to develop to maintain accurate databases on field operation, inspections, and spread sheets to conduct estimates and take-offs. I have written an article that was published in Elevator World.
OSHA Safety 30 Hour Construction and General Industries Jan. 2007
Elevator Systems continuing education – Elevator training center New City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Ongoing
Elevator Inspections & Maintenance – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Ongoing
OSHATrainingAcademy – Management and supervision safety training (OSHA) Ongoing
Education Major – QueensCommunity College –1995
Maintenance Training: carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC – BrooklynTechnicalHigh School June 1885
Engineering: Power Generation & Electrical Utilities Equipment Repair, U.S.ArmyEngineeringSchool 1981
Leadership Development Training – U.S.MilitaryAcademy Feb 1984
PROFESSIONAL OFFICE SKILLS;Proficient: MS office, AutoCAD, Adobe applications, Microsoft, and Network systems.
GOVERNMENT SECURITY CLEARANCE: Secret (Active)
Vice President, and Elevator Agency Director – Safeco Elevator inspection & Witnessing Corp. NYC 05-01-2013 – Present Day to Day Oversight:
• Oversee the violation department to determine compliance or non-compliance with code requirements. • Investigate concerns of code violations, and reinvestigate to verify correction actions. • Interpret and explain rules, regulations, ordinance, and standards to: clients, architects, building management personnel, code authorities,
property owners, and contractors. • Prepare and maintain accurate written and complete reports and submits records of inspections performed by due date specified. • Prescribe company standards, forms, processes, and procedures in fulfilling job requirements.
• Insure staff complies with all applicable safety rules and procedures common their common practice. • Conduct periodic inspections of the installation of elevators, escalators, and field operations to verify inspectors and teams are completed
within the standards of the Authority Having Jurisdiction and the inspector’s certification standards.
• Perform other related duties as:
–Contractor oversight to assure adherence to plan and specifications. – Safety oversight as it pertains to the Contractors Environmental, Health and Safety Plan (EHASP). – Project progress documentation in the log book, Contractor Oversight System and job book. – Review Plans and specifications for accuracy pertaining to the specific work location – Keep track of the Contractor’s long lead items and project tracking as required by the specific project. – Identify potential construction issues that could impact the progress of the project. – Keep track of company’s Expenses, Equipment Maintenance, Supplies and Materials.
– Supervise the daily activities of business support, technical or production staff in an assigned area – Resolve standard and non-standard problems using defined processes and own experience, – Set priorities for teams to ensure task completion; coordinate work activities with other supervisors and employees to meet deadlines – Use operational and supervisory expertise to solve problems within own area – Interpret customer needs and assesses requirements and coordinate resources to meet short-term objectives – Works within budget to meet operational objectives set by manager – Explains difficult issues and obtains agreement as needed, and set day-to-day direction for employees to support business objectives – Manage performance of employees through task assignments, ongoing skill assessment and coaching.
DIRECTOR OF ELEVATOR SAFETY AND TRAINING (ALL- WAYS ELEVATOR, INC) F/T (03-2011/ 06/2012).
Planned and filed inspections and test forms as the Elevator Agency Director. I was responsible for all Inspection, test department that involved any violation conditions, and oversaw all inspectional process for maximized efficiency, effectively completion of a timely basis. Performed and oversaw all Cat 1, 3 and 5 test, affirmation of corrections, and final acceptance test of all vertical transportation equipment.Complete on-site condition assessments for maintenance or client acquisitions.Developed instructional material and taught classes on the proper techniques of maintaining elevators. Submit ECB’s, AOC’s and other Elevator forms to DOB. Provide site visits and attend meetings, (some off hours) to ensure projects ran smoothly and adhered to project schedule.Perform maintenance surveys and audits.Investigates concerns of code violations, and reinvestigates to verify correction actions. Interprets and explains rules, regulations, ordinance, and standards to clients, architects, building management personnel, code authorities, property owners, and contractors. Prepared and maintained accurate written and complete reports and submits records of inspections performed by due date specified. Follow prescribed company standards, forms, processes, and procedures in fulfilling job requirements. I can utilize various electrical instruments and precision tools to test or make any necessary calibration or adjustment to drives unit or safety devices.
Job description: Facilitated regular participated in workshops on a range of topics related to program outcomes, Managed classroom activity and prepared and maintained appropriate classroom documentation, installing,Prepared lesson plans in employability and job search, remediation and occupational topics, training, planning, designing, drawing and estimating layout work for the addition of new facilities to the electric distribution system, for Elevator to include load calculation for conductor and over current protections, assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to their job responsibilities; which include troubleshooting and repair using electrical instruments to test PLC controller, Drives, and motor controls. Supervised, designed, wired and built various electrical training stations used in practice training skill to include load calculation for conductor and over current protections. Routinely performed risk assessment, and Job Hazardous Analysis. Conducted various safety and electrical training courses.Periodically attended educational opportunities and review updates technical publications. Use MS Word, Excel, Power point and Access to make training outline, conduct training, and maintain records.
Elevator contract coordinator, Co-Elevator Agency Director (New York City Housing Authority) FT (11/1999 – 12/2008).
Position entailed: supervising, overseeing and managing the work of assigned to: project managers, estimators, emergency repairs staff, and all essential personnel. Formulated and implemented policy, procedures and protocols for the efficient operation of the Technical Service Division, and verified that field construction complies with code requirements and with plans approved for code compliance. Provided technical advice and guidance to managers, co-workers, or decision makers on elevator and vertical transportation system operation and maintenance.Managed and analyzed preventive maintenance schedules, inspections and repairs to minimize down time. Designed inspection checklists and continuing education courses that increased safety, productivity and cost. Ensured the work performance was in accordance with the general condition outlined in the contract, and complies with code requirements and with plans approved for code compliance, rules, and specifications. Reviewed and provided support for the development to develop various acquisition plans to choose and implement the appropriate type of contract. Consistently oversaw payment and audit, cost estimates and emergency funding. Ensured all vendors’ performance evaluations are completed and input into the appropriate systems. Formulated and develop policies and implement guidance and controls to improve the procurement program. Routinely provided procurement assistance, and guidance to upper management, and executive offices. Evaluated and insured the efficient operation of the project, controlling operational expenses. Created a database that tracked the cost of emergency repairs. Identified potential elevator hazardous and other potential problems or defects. Conducted acceptance tests, accident investigations, and field inspections for repairs and modifications. Conducted contract per start and contract finalization meetings. Monitored the field progress on construction projects and conducted periodical and final acceptance test. Interpreted various codes and to assure code compliance procedures as per: NFPA, ASME, ANSI, NEMA, DOL, SAE, OSHA, and AHJ.Performed and oversaw all Category 1, 3 and 5 test, and final acceptance test of all vertical transportation equipment. Processed and negotiated a variety of procurements from various governmental funding. Conducted market research, identifying sources of supply, promoting competition, soliciting quotes and proposals, evaluating proposals, determining price reasonableness, developing negotiation strategies, negotiating with potential contractors. It also includes preparing the appropriate award vehicle via a knowledge-based automated system, and filing appropriate documentation. Performed a wide variety of contract administration functions, such as research and resolve delivery and acceptance disputes, and process claims against our Government Agency.
Civil Service Elevator Mechanic (New York City Housing Authority) FT (06/1988-11/1999).
Duties and Responsible for the safety and reliable operation of all NYCHA elevators includes: Responded to 24 hour emergency service calls. Planned, scheduled, supervised helpers, and participated in preventive maintenance and repair of assigned traction and hydraulic elevators, lifts, and dumb waiters. Program and review drive faults to make necessary updates and adjustments requirements on various types of PLC controlling VFD. Contact agency staff in order to minimize inconvenience when inspecting or repairing elevators. Set up and follow schedule for repairing elevators or responds to emergency calls to tests, diagnose and troubleshoot, repair. Performed schedule maintenance: cleans, lubricates and make as needed repairs to gear cases, brake assemblies, hoist motors and cables, hydraulic pumps and valves, drive assemblies, roller guides, door operators and locks, circuit boards, cam assemblies, rollers, brushes, contacts, relays, switches and indicator lamps. Utilize various precision measuring instruments, Light sensor, pressure gauges, tachometer, noise meters, vibration sensors, temperature measuring devices, dynamometer, and other tools. Make load calculation, checked all related drawings, which included floor plans, wiring schematics, blueprints. Disassemble defective electrical parts, and repairs or replaces parts. Perform Diagnose elevator problems and performed any necessary repair. Prepare timely reports. Inspect the facilities remote monitoring systems. Demonstrate equipment operations and work and safety procedures to newly assigned employees.
Prior Military Experience:
Engineering Equipment Repair & Training Supervisor (U.S. Army Active Duty)