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Facilities maintenance manager

Waterford, Connecticut, United States
90k but negotiable
October 14, 2016

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Waterford, CT * * 860-***-****


Facility manager with a proven record of success in managing sophisticated facilities, properties and assets while keeping up with high standards of maintenance and customer service. An accomplished carpenter experienced in all facets of residential and commercial building for over 30 years.


Excellent efficiency and knowledge in employing best business practices to ensure that the services and processes supporting the organization run proficiently.

A high level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information.

Capable of managing all facilities efficiently – Well-versed with project management activities, time management and team leadership.

Proficiency in accounting and financial analysis.

Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment – Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Understanding of UGA building operations and support.


City of New London, New London, CT

Facilities Maintenance Manager 1989 – 2012

Planned strategy to ensure efficient management of assets – Managed, maintained and supported the reliability of the systems, equipment, properties and assets in the facilities and grounds.

Managed contracts, contractors, and procurement functions and provided support for the facility’s budget of one and a half million dollars.

Maintained and operated the facilities – Managed resources including budget, staff, contractors, consultants and finances.

Supervised and was responsible for 14 individuals including, custodians, carpenters, electricians, painters and laborers. Planned, organized, directed and evaluated the performance of staff. Established performance requirements and personnel development targets. Regularly monitored performance and provided coaching for performance improvement and development. Recommended disciplinary action if necessary up to including termination.

Responsible for the maintenance and renovation of 7 school buildings, 11 public buildings, including city hall, police stations, fire stations and pump stations.

Maintained press boxes, concession stands, dugouts, half mile waterfront and marina, city fountains, traffic lights, street lights and public restrooms.

Represented the City of New London at Board of Education meetings, City Council meetings and Parks and Recreation Committee meetings.

Directed the initiation of school security cameras and major system upgrades and implementations linking schools to police and emergency systems. Devised enterprise strategies safeguarding the security of city buildings and assets while ensuring compliance with regulatory mandates.

Assisted in the development and launch of secure, recoverable and fault-tolerant safety logging of hazardous materials procedures, OSHA regulations, blood borne pathogens and homeland security interface workshops.

Assigned, managed and prepared specifications for all outsourced work.

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Supervised the development and monitoring of facilities maintenance programs.

Performed short term and long term planning for the maintenance of all facilities.

Directed all activities relating to contracted facility services, including but not limited to technical reviews, materials, equipment and product requisitions.

Assisted and guided the contractors in completing the tenders and managed the projects assigned (on behalf of facility project managers).

Estimated the possible costs of equipment and machinery required for completion of projects (for the facility project managers).

Researched the possible areas of development in a project in accordance with the established objectives.

Introduced changes in existing projects without disturbing the ongoing process, thus increasing output and reducing operating costs.



Budget and vendor management

Cost cutting controls

Operations Management

Soliciting grant funding

Customer service and superior interpersonal skills

Staff development and training

Environmental sustainability


Building Operator Certificate

OSHA Trained

Contract Negotiations & Labor Relations

DEEP Regulations & Guidelines

Confined Spaces

Defensive Driving

Accident Investigations


Bachelor of Science – Construction Management/Minor in Engineering – Central CT State University

Recommendation letters available upon request

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