project management and system design professional
Result-driven, versatile project management professional with progressive experience in providing top-level support services for project implementation while setting up business development teams.
Innovative project leader with strong passion for building relationships and exceeding client and management expectations, with extensive experience in providing great delivery consultation on all aspects of project operations.
Effective communicator with superior detail orientation, adept at imparting information effectively across all management and department while managing the expectations of management and clients on project delivery.
Project Analysis & Management Technical Communication Initiatives Efficiency & Performance Improvement Leadership & Supervision Organizational Restructuring Budget Management Change Management & Resource Allocation Business Process Analysis Employee Relations Cross-functional Collaborations Security Systems Technology
PROJECT MANAGER 2015-Present
Manage Video and Security Projects Contractor/Consultant
Create WBS/Timeline/Budget documents
Assist in procurement procedures
Assist in customer demonstrations/training
Perform QC and commissioning after completion.
Compile close out documentation, warranty documents, signoffs, project closeout.
OPERATIONS MANAGER 2013 - Present
VIP Systems Inc. – Hallandale Beach, FL/Houston, TX
Oversee operations of Team Leads, Project Managers, and regional office administrators.
Spearhead planning and supervision of all operations to complete projects and achieve regional revenue goals.
Determine individual client needs to prepare specific client solutions and customized proposals.
Conduct various interviews and executed recruitment of employees that helped to assure fit between candidates and jobs.
Designed high-performing strategies and executable solutions to support organizational design through developing and implementing effective trainings for employees.
Manage the delegation and supervision of responsibilities for team members.
Initiate concept for supervising team member performance and manage personnel rewards and discipline.
Participate actively in effective budget creation, managing profit and loss effectively.
Ensure adherence to all licensing and labor law regulations.
Key player in directing new business development strategies to meet regional profit goals.
Developed leading-edge profit organization by communicating with potential new clients to provide service information.
PROJECT MANAGER 2012 – 2013
SSD – Anaheim, CA
Drove new development projects from concept to implementation; directing the installation of security, access, and video systems for a variety of client needs.
Exceeded clients expectations by provided security system solutions for clients including Kaiser Permanente, Coca Cola, University of Southern California, and Citrix
Oversaw 10 direct report employees including delegating responsibilities, developing training, and providing recommendations for productivity.
Facilitated communications initiatives with client representatives to design a customized solution plan.
Demonstrated ability to understand and make sound decisions based on business value while creating plans for installations according to company timeframe, budget, and revenue needs.
INTERNATIONAL PROJECT MANAGER 2003 – 2011
Dowley Security Systems - Iraq
Acted as lead driver of all project success by meeting with key clients to establish individual products and services required.
Directed staff members involved in all aspects of security system installations for clients.
Coordinated and directed all aspects of projects, ensured projects were completed on time and according to budget to increase company bottom-line gains.
SECURITY TEAM LEAD 2011
Chenega Federal Systems – GTMO Cuba
Liaised strategically with the CSM to coordinate security system new requirements, modifications, maintenance, site visits, and other tasks to include attending meetings as required.
Maintained expendable supplies inventory and submitted orders to the security manager for approval and purchase in a timely manner to ensure uninterrupted badging operations
Performed Break Fix support through troubleshooting technical issues.
PROJECT MANAGER 2007 – 2010
Integrated Protection Systems – Cincinnati, OH
Supervised sub contactors and other team members to maintain job time line requirements are met.
Installed, serviced and programmed a variety of low voltage security and access control systems, such as Lenel, Pro-Watch, and Bosch.
Assisted in design and drawing of security and CCTV, and assured were completed correctly.
LEAD INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN 2004 – 2007
Securitas Security Systems – Cincinnati, OH
Delivered top quality customer service with a positive and professional attitude.
Oversaw and programmed Lenel access control and video for refineries and pipeline sites owned by Marathon Oil Refinery.
Served as lead technician for major projects serving Marathon Oil Refinery and government contracts.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Project Management Certification, Expert Rating
Lenel Expert Certified Video/Access Control 7.3
Certified Alarm Contractor (EF), State of Florida
Ohio Fire Alarm License
Texas Alarm Installer License (Manager License Pending)
California ACE License, Bureau of Security & Investigative Services
ASIS PSP Physical Security Certification
Notifier Fire Alarm Certification NFS-320, NFS2-640, NFS2-3030
CSPM Certified Security Project Manager
Agile Certification and Continuing Education. PMI- PMP-ACP application pending
Genetec, Access Control and Video Surveillance
Bosch Certifications for Various Systems
Tyco Certifications for Various Systems
Honeywell Certifications for Various Systems
AMAG Security Training Courses
Digital Monitoring Products Training Courses
References: Available upon request