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Operations Engineering Manager

Hartford, Connecticut, United States
September 04, 2013
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RESULTS ORIENTED Electrical/Project Engineering Manager with experience in multi-site operations, proven ability

in project leadership and Contract negotiation. A Resourceful decision maker respected for integrity, ethics and

customer focus. Experienced in corporate and industrial settings with strong performance in the following disciplines:

Project Management Organizational Management EH&S Programs Problem Solving

Power Systems Continuous Improvement Energy Management Cost Reduction

Lean Manufacturing Training/Instructor Computer Oriented Quality Engineering



(MS), Master Of Science: Organizational Management

Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Hartford Campus, Hartford, CT

Electrical Power Engineering/Power Transmission


(BS), Bachelor Of Science, Electrical Engineering, New Britain, CT


United Technologies Corporation East Hartford, CT 2004 to 2013

Operations Engineering Assistant Director

Initiated sub-station a maintenance program for 15kv & 5kv switch-gear and transformers.

Experienced in designing 550MW substations with protection schemes according to IEEE standards.

Delivered savings on projects through competitive bidding with new diversified contractors.

Instituted building safety, security and Environmental code requirements.

Conducted Utility piping re-locations in accordance with CFR193 and NFPA 59a.

Reviewed electrical/electronic equipment specifications, budgets and project time frames.

Presented sub-station improvements for power delivery, along with the installation of electronic trip units.

Developed cabling/grounding designs for UPS/Generator power support in the main DATA Center

Conceived the design of and construction of 18 new sub-stations, utilizing fused air switches rated at 5kv,

Vacuum Switch-gear for 15kv power delivery and witnessed UL testing of all equipment..

Organized code compliance reviews to assure adherence to CFR 40 regulations..

Conferred with internal clients on the financial justification for the installation of new equipment.

• Managed capitol projects in excess of $35 million dollars.

• Instituted building safety, security and Environmental code training courses for supervisors and operators

• Provided training for electrical supervisors and maintenance personnel on “root cause” equipment failure analysis.

• Organized the implementation of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

NuWay Tobacco Company South Windsor, CT 1998 to 2004

Senior Facilities Engineer/Safety Director

Analyzed OSHA reportable incidents and reduced insurance claims by 65k annually.

Directed a Hazardous Material (EPA) program for supervisors and operators.

Introduced PFMEA in the chemical mixing department, Continuous Improvement,(CI).

Augmented manufacturing by automating production lines and emulating Keyance electronics with Foxboro Mass

Flow tubes, (Allen Bradley/Sieman’s) PLC’s, VFD's and laser sensors .

Based on enhanced sales initiated in-process inspection work stations with laser measures, real-time reporting

Resized electric pump and drive motors to efficiently meet intended applications and power usage.

Initiated the use of lighting sensors energy efficient HID lamps for warehouse illumination, approximate annual

savings of $25k in energy and replacement lamps.


197 Gold Street, New Britain, CT 06053 • H: (860).***.**** • C:( 860).***.**** •

OCE IMAGING SUPPLIES Guilford, CT 1994 to 1998

Manager of Engineering and Maintenance

Mandated raw material acceptance reception which reduced incoming stock rejections.

Resolved production flow problems in manufacturing by developing a waste control – bailing system which

contributed to recycling and presented a (2) two year( ROI) Return On Investment.

Through cost containment controlled the Facility operational budget of $28.8MM for supplies and utilities.

Determined the need to construct a new electrical distribution system to reduce monthly charges and capture

seasonal rebates.

Replacement underground fuel and chemical storage tanks with above ground tanks to resolve EPA issues.

Created cost savings by instructing maintenance staff on conveyor belt bearing selection.

United Technologies Research Center Hartford, CT 1985 to 1994

Facility Electrical Engineering Manager

Project Engineer for Facility and Project power/telecommunication distribution.

Partnered with DISNEY Operations and Orlando, FLA officials to create a DATA Center using a deserted factory

saving an estimated $305 million in new construction and allowing for multi-facility growth.

Utilized Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) which led to Lean manufacturing.

Consultant to the Research Center Operations Vice President on facility expansions.

Initiated a facility inspection program to identify NEC/NFPA violations, structural repairs and safety issues


Managed the installation of a Fuel Farm for the storage and use of Jet Fuel, Diesel and LNG under the

guidelines of CFR193,NFPA 59a and NEC 500 all of which reviewed by the City Officials.

Prescribed and installed 550MW Co-Gen plants for stand-by (wheeling) electrical power for facilities.

Reviewed RFQ’s for the purchase and on-site testing of new electrical equipment.

Implemented the use of SCADA to monitor switch-gear operation between multiple facilities.

Designed sub-stations utilizing GE 5kv air and vacuum switchgear, along with epoxy encapsulated transformers.

Supervised the design of Class 1001 Clean Rooms and explosive test stands.

AETNA INSURANCE COMPANY Hartford, CT 1980 to 1985

Facilities Engineering Manager

Evaluated capital projects for the relocation/rearrangement of offices and equipment.

Facilitated plans for DATA Center disaster preparedness with emergency power systems, (UPS, MG’s, ATS,

Generators), along with environmental (HVAC) controls. .

Assisted with the implementation of a Computerized Preventative Maintenance System (CMMS).

Developed a departmental Managerial/Supervisory performance appraisal program to provide training to

enhance technical skills and CODE knowledge.

Fafnir Bearing Company New Britain, CT 1978 to 1980

Manufacturing Automation Engineer


Environmental Compliance Customer Service NFPA 70E

OSHA 510 Life Safety Health Code CONVEX TRAINING

FCC 3rd Class FAA Runway Utilities IES Advanced

BOMA - Building Operation Management Association BOMI - International

National Career Readiness Silver Level 2/13/2012 J8FJZGVP4PMK Engineer In Training