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Manager Maintenance

Covina, California, United States
February 09, 2018

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John D. Shay

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Obtain a new challenge that will utilize my Lifetime of knowledge and Experience that will continue to expand my mechanical engineering Knowledge and experience. Summary:

A hands-on building management professional with over 30 years experience in building operations, maintenance and renovations. Skills based on a diverse background with a strong emphasis on electrical, HVAC, and mechanical and plumbing systems. Motivated and creative, capable of multitasking and troubleshooting in high pressure environments, able to effectively accomplish independent tasks as well team assignments. Education:

1984 General Education Diploma - Ponca City High School / Ponca City, Ok. 1978-1982 Machine Shop - Pioneer Area Vocational Technical School / Ponca City, Ok. HVAC & Refrigeration, Welding and Fabrication.

Employment History:

Company / Location: Cushman & Wakefield/ Greater Los Angeles area Dates: 2007- September 2017

Position Held: Area Manager

Responsibilities: Area manager in charge of all Maintenance, Facilities and equipment for Corporate Mercedes Benz Facilities in Southern California. Company / Location: Shay Enterprises / Covina, Ca. Dates: 1999-2007

Position Held: Owner / Operator

Responsibilities: Owner of a successful, private Regional Transportation Company; specializing in overseas and 53 foot, dry-van containers, as well as custom transportation of specialty items throughout California and Nevada.

Company / Location: FedServ Industries, Inc. / Pasadena, Ca. Dates: 1997-1999

Position Held: Chief Engineer / Engineering Manager Responsibilities: Administration of preventative maintenance contract at Pasadena Courthouse and Social Security Administration Office. Full managerial responsibility for 157,000 square foot office building including operation of 160 ton water-cooled centrifugal chillers; maintenance and repair of all low pressure air handling systems, low pressure fire tube boilers, DDC and pneumatic controls; and supervision of motor control centers, air compressors and power generators. Management of maintenance staff’s schedule and duties in compliance with an efficient, contractual budget for each month of the fiscal year. Company / Location: Gates, Hudson & Associates / Fairfax, Va. Dates: 1988-1997

Position Held: Chief Engineer

Responsibilities: Management of daily operations for a 212,000 square foot office building and warehouse in Northern Virginia. Operation and maintenance of air-cooled and water-cooled chillers of up to 400 tons (including centrifugal and screw chillers); hot-water, low-pressure fire tube boilers up to 70 horse power; hydronic heat pump systems; cooling towers; high pressure fan and VAV systems; and electronic and pneumatic controls. Supervision to ascertain and maintain an efficient contractual budget for each fiscal year. Service as the primary liaison between Gates, Hudson & Associates and the project’s occupant (the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency) Company / Location: Rorer Biotechnology, Inc. / Rockville, Md. Dates: 1987-1988

Position Held: Maintenance Specialist

Responsibilities: Management of all maintenance and repair at Rockville Maryland Facilities,

(facility accommodating 40 scientists). Specialization in repair of HVAC systems, ultra-low temperature cascade systems, steam generators, walk in autoclaves, walk in cold boxes and freezers, water purification systems, CO2 systems, and large volume pumps and systems. Company / Location: J & M Enterprises / Fairfax, Va. Dates: 1986-1997

Position Held: Owner

Responsibilities: Operation of a successful, private contracting firm specializing in commercial repair and maintenance including HVAC units, electrical and plumbing systems, and inspections. Clients included the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency and the U. S. General Services Administration.

Company / Location: Tansco Corporation / Ponca City, Ok. Dates: 1984-1986

Position Held: Lead Toolmaker

Responsibilities: Supervision of the tool making process for a refractory and industrial insulation materials manufacturer. Responsible for the design and construction of production dies for high- speed stamping operations; provision of technical assistance to other toolmakers; and repair and maintenance of dies and all facility machinery.


California Class A Commercial Driver’s License - Certified in double and triple trailers with HAZMAT and TANKER endorsements

ManTech Environmental Corporation - Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Certification

(1996) Not Current

Operating and Maintenance engineers, EPA Technician - Universal CFC Certification (1993) Ferris State University and air conditioning contractors of America Refrigerant recovery, recycling and handling for certification of motor vehicle air conditioning technicians section 609

Mainstream Engineering Corporation HVAC/R R410A Certification Train the Trainer lift equipment Certification (2014) Private Pilot’s License, Single engine land (1991) References / Testimonials: Available upon request.

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