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Electrical Engineering Project Manager

Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
February 20, 2018

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Robert Pedretti

Senior Project Manager

Over ** years of experience working on a variety of complex healthcare projects; 20 years as an electrical engineering designer and over 10 years as an infrastructure project manager. Expert in troubleshooting the most challenging project issues and completing complex projects on time and on budget. As a senior member of the PMO office, my duties included to mentor junior staff members as required. Excellent in managing staff, key stakeholders, consultants and contractors to effectively succeed in implementing construction projects, major renovations, rehabilitations and alterations. Assist upper management in the strategic direction of projects to support implementation of key strategic components. Excellent understanding of Architectural and Engineering Design, and high level understanding of design documents. Excellent stakeholder management skills. Was hired directly by Mackenzie Health as Project Team Lead after completing the electrical engineering design of the100 million dollar expansion project while at H. H. Angus & Associates. Assist and provided solutions to hospital Facilities Department on complex project related issues. Have a strong working knowledge of hospital master planning and capital redevelopment. Also have an understanding in health care facility operations and maintenance. Entrepreneurial, progressive and a capable leader. Passionate about how facility functionality, design and operations contribute to patient care excellence. Excellent understanding of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) regulations, the Ontario Building Code, CSA Standards, Electrical Safety Code, and the Fire Safety Code. Have an excellent reputation and maintain good relationships with City Building Inspectors, Plumbing Inspectors, and the Ontario Fire Marshal having jurisdiction. Most recently, obtained the Health and Safety certification from the Ministry of Labour.

Address: 602 Plantation Gate,

Newmarket ON, L3X 2C2


Home: (905) ***-****

Cell: (289) ***-****


Project Manager

University Health Network (UHN) - Toronto, ON - 2010 to Present (7 1 2 years) Senior Manager of Projects at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, and Princess Margaret Hospital for the University Health Network (UHN). Working on a variety of technically complex projects requiring electrical and mechanical expertise. Looked upon as a senior member of the team, often mentoring junior staff members. The following is a short list of random projects; Interventional Thoracic Surgery Suite (ITSS)

TGH Autopsy Suite - Mechanical Repairs and Commissioning Multi Purpose OR

Pharmacy - Rehabilitation of existing and new BSCs Pathology Offices

Pathology Laboratories - 11th Floor Norman Urquhart Building Central Processing Department (CPD) Scope Clean Room Infection Prevention & Control Upgrades to 6 ES

Elizabeth Parking Garage – Structural Repairs

Elizabeth Parking Garage – Fire Alarm System

Elizabeth Parking Garage – Elevator Upgrades

TGH - Nutrition Main Walk-In Freezer

Kitchen Replacement to Retherm Carts System

Eaton Building Structural Repairs to Cooling Tower TGH Nutrition Freezer Floor Repairs

OR Wall Protection

OR Stair Door

Central Processing Department - New Sterilizers

Central Processing Department - Design of HVAC and Cart Washer Major Organ Transplant (MOT) – IPAC Upgrades & Design of Isolation Room TWH Fire Alarm System Upgrades

TWH New Medical Air / Vacuum Systems

TGH Bulk Tank Farm - Decommissioning of Nitrous Oxide Tank TGH Water infiltration Projects

TWH Water Infiltration Projects

Senior Project Manager - Team Site Lead – Mechanical & Electrical Mackenzie Health, formerly York Central Hospital - Richmond Hill, ON – 2007 to 2009 As the Hospitals M & E Team Leader, I successfully managed the construction of the Phase I Redevelopment Project worth over 90 million dollars. Reporting directly to the Senior Project Manager and Director of Redevelopment to oversee this project to it’s completion - January 2007 to 2009. Was working closely with Facilities to resolve complex issues.

Also, I completed the electrical design for this project over the previous 4 years, while working at H. H. Angus and Associates. This included the design of the Electrical Lighting, Power and Systems for the Phase I Redevelopment Project, which consisted of a new five story building, with a Dialysis Unit, Emergency Department, three floors of In-Patient Units, and an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Other existing areas of the Hospital included a new state-of-the-art Labour & Delivery Department. Part of this project also included a new incoming Main Power Distribution System, a new Emergency Diesel Generator System, a new Fire Alarm System, a new Nurse Call System and a new Infant Abduction System. Electrical Engineering Design - Project Team Leader H. H. Angus & Associates Ltd - Toronto, ON - 1997 to 2007 Responsible for the complete electrical engineering design of lighting, power and systems, as well as the complete project administration for a variety of prestige projects in all sectors, throughout Ontario, Canada and World Wide, as follows.

Health Care Facilities

William Osler Health Centre, Humber River Regional Hospital - Finch Ave. Site, Humber River Regional Hospital - Keele St. Site, Humber River Regional Hospital - Church St. Site, St. Michaels Hospital, Toronto East General Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Scarborough General Hospital, Peel Memorial Hospital, West Park Hospital, Toronto Institute of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and others. Federal Government

Canadian Embassy - Seoul, South Korea

Court House and Police Headquarters, Hamilton, Bermuda Ministry of Transportation - 1201 Wilson Ave. 1201 Industrial /Commercial

Stoney Creek Ice Cream Plant

Bayer Inc. Kitchen Design

Bell Canada

Office Tower - 9050 Yonge St.

Canadian Blood Services, Toronto Blood Centre

Van Waters & Rogers

Celestica, Don Mills

Automotive Industry

GM Plant Oshawa, Ontario

Chrysler Canada, Brampton, Ontario

Educational Institutions

University of Toronto

R.L. Graham Public School - Keswick, Ontario


GO Transit

Toronto Pearson International Airport

Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Design – President & Founder Pedretti design Inc. - Concord, ON – 1989 to 1996

As president and founder of this corporation, I was self employed for over 6 years, specializing in the Hospitality Industry, Restaurant and Kitchen Design. Major clients included; General Mills, Red Lobster, Olive Garden, and other major Restaurants throughout Canada. In charge of leading 4 engineers and 2 administrative staff, overlooking projects throughout Canada. Gained experience in designing in many municipalities throughout Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, and British Columbia. Electrical Engineering Design

Interior Engineering - Mississauga, ON – 1988 to 1989 Responsible for the complete Electrical Engineering Design of Lighting, Power and Systems and Project Administration for the Retail, Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, and Residential sectors, including High-Rise condos, estate homes, malls and strip plazas.

Electrical Engineering Design

M.H. Engineering - Mississauga, ON – 1986 to 1988

Responsible for the complete electrical engineering design of lighting, power and systems and project administration for over 30 restaurant chains and retail stores, as well as strip plazas, commercial buildings, hotels; Some chains included Burger King, Wendy’s, Harvey’s, Swiss Chalet’s, Pizza Pizza, Tim Hortons, Casey’s, TCBY, New York Fries, Sbarro, Mrs. Vanellis, Jiffy Lubes, Bata Shoes. Other prestige projects included Sky Dome’s Hotel and Restaurants, and the Niagara Falls Sheraton Falls View Hotel. EDUCATION

Project Management Course PMP

On site at UHN with PM-ERA

August, September, October of 2013

Faculty of Engineering

Lakehead University – Thunder Bay, ON

September 1985 to April 1986

Electrical Engineering Technologist

Humber College - Etobicoke, ON

September 1982 to April 1985


Seneca College - Toronto, ON

September 1985 to January 1986

Grade 13 High School Diploma - specializing in Electrical / Electronics George Harvey Secondary School - Toronto, ON

1977 to 1982


Joint Health and Safety Certified Member - August 2017. Successfully completed the Part 1 and Part 2 training and other requirements established by the Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) to become a certified member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee pursuant to section 7.6 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act


Construction Law Course – September 2003


School Athlete of the year - 1974

Junior Athletic Award - 1979

Senior Athletic Awards - 1982

High School Technical Scholarship Award - $2000 Awarded to the best technological project – 1982 Varsity Soccer – Ontario Cup Champions - 1985

Most Valuable Player – Oakville Europa - 1987



Medical Devices Reprocessing Department - New Endoscope Clean Room (First of it's kind in Canada) Project Team Leader - Robert Pedretti, UHN Project Manager. SPORTS ACHIEVMENTS & CERTIFICATIONS

Soccer – Practiced as a junior with the Toronto Blizzard Soccer Team and played at the semi-pro level. Soccer Coaching Courses - Successfully Completed Community Training Levels & Pre-B Course Certification. Rep Coach for the Newmarket United 2000 Boys Rep Team Coach for Bryst Soccer Academy

Scuba Diver - PADI Certified


Coaching, Running, Skiing, Swimming, Boating License, Fishing, Golf. Like to build things on my spare time.

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