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Manager Maintenance

Location:
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, 32081, United States
Posted:
October 22, 2016

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DONALD P. METCALF

*** ***** *** *********

Ponte Vedra, FL 32081

(904) ***-****

acw6tp@r.postjobfree.com

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A committed managerial professional with over thirty years of continuously increasing levels of responsibility in operations and maintenance. A proven record of accomplishment in improving efficiency and cost reductions through the design, implementation, and operation of preventive and predictive maintenance systems in a variety of industries, including power generation, maritime propulsion, recycling, paper and plastic manufacturing. Major skill sets include service contract management, quality management, team building, training, and procedure development.

EDUCATION

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY – MBA, Manufacturing Management

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY – BS Marine Engineering

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE AT THE DIVISION HQ LEVEL

CMMS Implementation Manager

Power Systems Division HQ - General Electric Company - Atlanta, GA

Spearheaded the implementation of a division-wide, multimillion dollar, Computerized Maintenance Management System at all company operated power generation facilities, world-wide.

Operations Manager – Maintenance

Operations HQ - Resource Recycling Technologies, Inc. – Vestal, NY

Managed and coordinated all maintenance activities at twenty-five post-consumer recycling facilities from New York to Florida, while instituting the installation of a newly acquired Computerized Maintenance Management System. Provided on site due diligence at facilities under consideration for acquisition by the company. Championed an Operations Technical Liaison program for feedback to the company’s Design & Construction Division.

MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE AT THE FACILITY LEVEL

Contract Performance Manager

General Electric Company – Infrastructure Division - Atlanta, GA

Acted as the sole on-site General Electric representative for executing the performance of a multi-million dollar long-term service agreement at the Duke Energy Combined Cycle Co-Generation Power facility in Hanging Rock, Ohio. Spearheaded a total plant maintenance shutdown for routine scheduled service and overhaul of three GE Gas Turbine-Generator sets and a GE Steam Turbine-Generator.

Plant Manager

Chittenden County, Solid Waste District – Bio-solids Processing Facility – S. Burlington, VT

Spearheaded the start-up operations for a newly constructed, multimillion dollar, wood burning Bio-solids Processing facility. Responsibilities included hiring and training staff, researching vendors, negotiating prices for output and supplies, and scheduling deliveries. Troubleshot and developed solution for excessive dust issue of product quality.

Maintenance Manager

GE Power Systems – Chai yi Power Generation Facility – Chai yi, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Led the maintenance department during start-up operations at a newly constructed, gas turbine cogeneration electrical power production facility. Responsibilities included hiring 15 local Maintenance Technicians in 4 trades.

Also acted as GE’s on-site Service Contract Performance Manager.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Maintenance Planning Specialist

General Electric Company – Silicone Products Division – Waterford, NY

Directed a plant shutdown, including all planning and scheduling of maintenance operations, gathering information necessary for the purchase of $100,000 worth of materials. Co-developed and conducted a series of training programs for maintenance personnel encompassing the use of a Computerized Maintenance Management System. Revised and reissued the appropriate training manuals. Directed a team of employees loading equipment, spare parts, and preventative maintenance information into the CMM system.

ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

Marine Engineer

Multiple Firms

Maintenance, repair, and operation of Steam Turbine or Diesel marine propulsion plants and all associated systems. including general repair and maintenance of all major shipboard equipment systems.

Maintenance Engineer

Felix Schoeller Technical Papers, Inc. - Pulaski, NY

Supervised Maintenance Department including two Supervisors, two Planners and forty-five Craftsmen in eight trades, in a unionized environment. Responsible for Boiler Room Operations management and mill-wide predictive maintenance programs. Converted chill roll cooling loops on two coating extruders from PVC to stainless pipe, utilizing contract labor. Realized $11,700 in savings upgrading hydraulic units on a 1940’s vintage embossing unit.

Mechanical Engineer

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. - North Kingstown, RI

System Administrator of the facility’s Computerized Maintenance Management System. Responsibilities included training users, developing procedures, managing system security, and serving as liaison to other departments (Production, Accounting, Quality, etc.). Delivered savings of over half a million dollars annually to the maintenance budget with a $7M+ spare parts inventory. Successfully completed several six-figure construction projects on time and under budget. Instituted a project to identify and correct plant-wide safety and machine guarding deficiencies.

SubSea Engineer

SEDCO Inc. - Dallas, TX and Locations around the World

Lead the operation, maintenance, and repair of Blow-Out Preventer equipment on self-propelled, semi-submersible petroleum exploration drilling platforms.



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