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Power Plant Maintenance

Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, 07417, United States
May 16, 2018

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Steven Psaros

Hawthorne, NJ *****973-***-**** •

Maintenance Supervisor

Versatile and highly experienced professional with proficiency at operations and maintenance management, staff supervision, procurement, budgeting, safety, and quality control.

Strong analytical and mechanical skills, with talent for troubleshooting and visualizing innovative and effective solutions for production challenges and repairs. Integrate ergonomics and mechanical principles for efficient, safe, and productive operations and quality products.

Flexible and adaptable, with a record of accomplishment working in supervisory and front-line roles in varied settings, including precision metal and machine shops, warehouse/distribution centers, large-scale industrial construction projects, and automotive dealerships.

Adept at hiring, training, supervising and coaching personnel. Talent for identifying strengths and instructing crew members in technical tasks to create motivated teams that perform at high proficiency.

Experienced with industrial equipment and building systems, including refrigeration systems, compressors, and generators. Also experienced with piping systems for power plants and the Alaska pipeline.

Skilled at maintenance and repairs of automobiles (including high-performance race cars) and trucks. Adept at electrical troubleshooting of forklifts and replacement and repair of electrical motors.

Excellent fabrication abilities. Effectively translate engineering concepts and blueprints into finished products.

Ensure workplaces comply with all safety and environmental regulations and requirements.


Class A Commercial Driver’s License ■ ASE Certified Master Technician, Medium & Heavy-Duty Truck & Automobile with L1 Advanced Engine ■ First Class Machinist, Conventional Lathe & Mill, Braze and Gas Weld, TIG, ARC, and MIG Welding ■ Certified in Race Car Technology JRBSMR

Professional Experience

Nash Distributors Inc – Carlstadt, NJ

Maintenance Supervisor, 2003 to 2018

Managed maintenance programs and operations at beverage warehouse and distribution facility. Planned and performed hands-on maintenance and repair work. Directly managed 2 mechanics and 4 warehouse supervisors (who oversaw 30 warehouse staff). Responsible for preventive maintenance and repairs of company automobiles, 25 Class 7 trucks, and 10 electric and propane forklifts. Maintained facility and equipment, including lighting, electric compressor motors and refrigeration system. Monitored condition of all vehicles and equipment. Procured and purchased inventory of materials and parts. Oversaw safety programs. Prepared service and repair reports of fleet to comply with DOT and Federal Motor Carrier Safety mandates. Trained new drivers in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations and ensured daily truck inspections were performed.

Saved company millions of dollars through effective preventative maintenance and repairs. Increased longevity of forklifts and truck fleet, which enabled company to lengthen the replacement cycle and reduce spending on new equipment.

Improved reliability of vehicles and reduced frequency of road-call services from 15% yearly down to 1%.

Implemented operating efficiencies that reduced overall shop costs by 30%.

Built effective staff and provided training that enabled tasks to be delegated with minimal supervision.

JBL Electric Inc – Woodland Park, NJ

Maintenance Manager, 2001 to 2003

Managed operations of preventive maintenance program for fleet of approximately 90 units, including utility boom trucks, Class 7, 8 HD diesels, and construction equipment, mobile generators, and compressors.

Worked as company’s mechanic in charge at Ground Zero following destruction of World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Maintained 12 HD on-site diesel generators to support communications and cell towers on wheels (COW). Granted government clearance to move throughout destroyed area.

Previous Experience Summary (Details upon request.)

Commercial Mechanics: Heavy-Duty Truck Technician, Conway Central Express, Little Falls, NJ; Medium-Duty Truck Technician, Hawthorne Chevrolet, Hawthorne, NJ; Maintenance Supervisor and Mechanic, Good Times Bus Charters, Santa Paula, CA; Machinist, Mulholland Positioning Systems, Santa Paula, CA.

Industrial Systems and Heavy Construction: Construction Pipe Supports Fabricator & Assistant Project Coordinator on Alaska Pipeline & Liaison/Assistant Project Manager on Nuclear Power Plant Construction Project, Nuclear Power Services Industries, Secaucus, NJ/Portland, OR/Glen Rose TX; Millwright, Amgen Construction Project, Newbury Park, CA.

Racing Mechanics: Shop Machinist/Mechanic, Mike Curb Motorsports/ Skoal Bandit Racing C.A.R.T, Newbury Park, CA; Shop Machinist, 1st Mechanic for Jon Beekus, Stefan Petrov Industries, Formula Atlantic West Coast Series, Pacific Grove, CA; Apprentice Race Car Mechanic/Driver; Jim Russell British School of Motor Racing, Salinas, CA.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing and Operations Management

Boston University, Boston, MA

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