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Construction Manager/electrical superintendent

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
December 11, 2018

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Hans M. Switzer

O p e r a t i o n s E x c e l l e nce O SHA Quality Assurance

Highly skilled and reliable Construction Manager with more than 25 years of experience in management and supervision of construction. Specialized in technical and electrical operations and maintenance of facilities in the energy industry, including nuclear power and natural gas plants. Outstanding leadership in motivating teams for high performance, and critical thinking skills for identifying and solving problems, aligning clients’ needs with company objectives, and initiating process improvements for greater efficiency and productivity. Credited for leading construction, maintenance and refurbishment projects ranging from $300K to $80M, for various Liquefied Natural Gas

(LNG) facilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for team leadership, collaboration and training across multi-disciplinary departments. Resourceful professional with strong work ethic and integrity, seeking to leverage skills and expertise to advance organizational goals in construction and energy industries. C o r e S t r e n g t h s

Technical Management

Power Plant Operations

Project Management

Systems Trouble Shooting

Energy Management Systems

Construction Management/Supervision

Safety/Electrical/FERC Inspections

Process Improvement

Plant Design/Construction

Operational Training

Budgeting/Cost Control

Regulatory Compliance

T e c h n i c a l L i c e n s e s / C e r t i f i c a t i o n s Electrical License, NH, CT, MA & TN General Contractor License, TN Gas Fitters License, NH OSHA 10 & 30 Hazmat Operations HAZWOPER Standard 29CFR 1910 NASP Emergency Management Specialist Confined Space Certified 29CFR1910 & 1926 NE Gas Association OQ Six Sigma Lean Professional Certified P r o f e s s i o n a l E x p e r i e n c e

Contract Construction Manager/Electrical Superintendent - Aerotek 2017 – present

Communicate effectively with clients, Project Managers, field crews and design team to resolve issues

Instrumental in correcting extreme quality control issues with $270 Million ground up Aluminum Re-melt facility.

Maintain organized, concise and accurate records of project installations, activities, time reporting, preventative procedures and safety documents

Maintained accurate redline updates of all blueprints and construction documentation

Coordinated schedules of 5 electrical subcontractors. Developed Scope of Work documents to cover contractual gaps. Streamlined the change order process to reduce time to approval by utilizing Procore program abilities

Responsible for managing all trades for an efficient and safe job site. Over 100K hours with no LTA Construction Manager – Innovative Electrical Solutions 2016 - present

General and Electrical Contractor for residential and small commercial projects

Scope of work ranging from troubleshooting, maintenance, repairs and renovations to complete remodels

Develop estimates, prepare proposals and present bids to clients

Manage multiple projects, maintaining schedule and budget while incorporating any change orders to ensure customer satisfaction through completion of project

Conduct all project related operations including organizing job sites, developing schedules, overseeing subcontractors, employees and temporary labor staff to maintain quality workmanship and safety standards

Responsible for code compliance including successful completion of inspections

Establish strong relationships with clients, officials, subcontractors and vendors Construction Supervisor Instrument & Controls Electrical - CHI Engineering Services 2008-2015

Managed all facets of refining, storage and distribution for Liquefied Natural Gas Facility

Designed, built and maintained LNG plants, Propane-Air plants, regulator stations, and end-user meter stations, including boiler installations and tuning

Conducted FERC inspections and provided recommendations for corrective actions

Supervised electrical and instrument segments on projects ranging from $300K to $80M plant refurbishments

Strong proficiency in all aspects of electrical trade from 13.8KV to PLC work, including design-build and installation

Scheduled, performed, and closed out multiple plant calibration and maintenance packages, using different types of testing equipment

Prepared procedures for routine and emergency plant operations, developing and conducting training for operations and maintenance of LNG plant

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Electrical Maintenance Supervision Housing Department – University of New Hampshire 2006-2008

Led all aspects of electrical maintenance, upgrading and installation, from purchasing and planning to troubleshooting and repair

Performed cross rate duties such as plumbing and carpentry repair, and boiler installation and calibration

Facilitated project management for eleven building domestic hot water system upgrade, set up and conducted training in all maintenance duties for new hires and intern workers Lead Electrician - Wayne J Griffin Electric 2003-2006

Performed all aspects of commercial and industrial construction

Installed high voltage switchgear, and performed distribution for main and branch circuits, PLC installation, energy management systems, emergency power transfer and tie in, and all forms of low voltage work including fire, alarm, security, access control, CCTV and communications

Supervised teams for various portions of projects for installation and budgetary oversight, ranging from $26M senior housing community additions to $150M water treatment plant refurbishments Senior Nuclear Systems Operator (NSO) - Northeast Utilities/Nextra 1993-2003

Operated all power plant systems outside of main control room

Administered all lockout/tagout procedures, minor maintenance, quality assurance, rounds and surveillance for safe operation of systems

Coordinated work packages between operations and other maintenance disciplines

Directed field work groups and oversaw qualification of newer NSOs

Developed pilot program for minor maintenance, currently referred to as FIN (Fix It Now) teams, to streamline work control processes for maintenance on minor non-critical equipment

Maintained all plant fire systems per NFPA and technical requirements Electrician – Mitlay Electric 1992-1993

Performed all electrical functions for residential and commercial applications, including routine spec jobs, small business refurbishment and high-end residential remodeling

Conducted on job training and designed training program sessions for apprentices United States Navy 1985-1991

EM2/SS Electrician Mate

Managed all electrical functions on board USS Jacksonville (SSN-699), selected as only 2nd class petty officer assigned to Engineering Watch Supervisor qualifications

Qualified all electrical and non-nuclear watch stations, and cross rate nuclear watch stations including Reactor Technician, Engine Room Supervisor, and shutdown Reactor Operator

Led Engine Room Damage control team and Emergency Response team during shock trials

Served as one of four Ship Security Supervisors for in port wartime operations

Led Battery change out and multiple system upgrades while in shipyard

Honorably discharged with command and fleet commendations

Good Conduct Award

National Defense Service Metal

E d u c a t i o n & T r a i n i n g

Honor graduate, Naval Electricians Mate ‘A’ School Naval Nuclear Power School, GPA: 3.6 (Top 10%) Naval Prototype Training Facility (Top 5%) Naval Noise Vibration Monitoring School Naval Motor/Generator Rewind School Naval Gould Battery Technician School Electrical Apprenticeship 4th year, Graduated Top of Class Graduate, Pacific Institutes Investment in Excellence NASCLA Contractor Exam Preparation Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preparation Bethel University Bachelor of Science Candidate Boy Scouts of America, Wood Badge Trained & Staffer

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