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Operational Excellence, Safe Work Practices, Environmental Compliance

Kissimmee, Florida, United States
January 11, 2017

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Versatile, resourceful, innovative and visionary Plant Manager with extensive experience in Operational Excellence, Plant Operations, Safe Work Practices, Regulatory Compliance, Engineering Operations, Energy Management, Project Management, Contractor Management, Budget and Quality Control. I excel at coordinating, allocating, and managing resources to maximize productivity in high stress environments. Self-directed leader who can work effectively with cross-functional teams, and build strong partnerships with key stakeholders. Committed to adding value and exceeding expectations through creative idea generation, collaborative problem solving, passion for continuous improvement, and disciplined decision-making.

Core Competencies

Project Management

Contractor Management

Budget Control

Process Management

Root-Cause Analysis

Regulatory Compliance

Process Improvement

Document Management

Policies &Procedures

Operational Excellence

Quality Control

Change Management

Safety Programs

Risk Management

Training &Development


Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Orlando FL March 2015 - Present

Remote Monitoring Center Engineer- Remote Monitoring Center

Resolved combined cycle gas turbine operational issues by providing customers viable and cost efficient options to reduce load reductions and unplanned outages.

Liaison with our customers provided recommendations and solutions for turbine and BOP related issues by analyzing operating trends of field assets.

Responsible for comprehensive remote asset efficiency monitoring for Mitsubishi/Siemens gas turbine power generators, HRSG Boiler Feedwater, Water Treatment Chemical Injection Systems and Electrical Generator Systems.

Utilized analytical tools OSI PI, Smart Signal (Predictive Modeling), Gas turbine Logics to provide customers the ability of real time analysis minimizing downtime, preventing failures reducing costs, increasing assets efficiency.

Monitoring the assets of our customers based on the LTSA with our industrial machine-monitoring package that samples voltage, current, temperature and vibration data.

Air Liquide, Houston, TX 2012 – January 2015

Bayport Plant Operations Manager- Cogeneration, Demineralization and Water Treatment Facility

Responsible for the daily operations of a 320 MW cogeneration power plant supporting two 1500 tons per day Air Separation Units.

Managed a $250 million dollar construction upgrade utilizing multiple contractors and subcontractors with the instillation of 4 new Gas fired combustion turbines and three boilers and associated hardware and software upgrades.

Ensured all OSHA and work place safe practices were followed and enforced according to regulations.

Safety and Reliability factors driving efficiency daily operations.

Operational decision making and established clear delegation of authority.

Achieved "Zero Accidents" by taking ownership of Plant Operating Integrity.

Managed three cost centers budgetary requirements.

Developed and delegated completion schedules for construction upgrade.

Maintained all necessary licenses/permits; meets 100% environmental compliance.

Directly responsible for 25 employees.

Identified and drove efficiency improvements in operational and organizational systems.

Maintained all necessary licenses/permits; meets 100% environmental compliance.

Hazard analysis current; knowledgeable of all hazards and safeguards.

Strictly adhered to and enforced Management of Change.

Investigated all incidents; ensured corrective actions were completed.

Developed, implemented, and improved standard operating procedures in operations and maintenance.

Worked effectively with maintenance personnel to execute/improve predictive and preventive maintenance programs.

Consistently achieved availability and reliability targets.

Maintained high housekeeping standards to exemplify/improve company image.

Tracked key performance indicators (KPI); implemented corrective action as needed.

Ensured performance evaluations, hiring, and promotions were performed.

Adhered to administrative and operational policies/procedures.

Provided training and coaching for individual development.

Texas Energy, Dallas, TX • 2010 – 2011

Largest competitive power generation company in Texas with fossil and coal mine operations, wholesale energy marketing and trading.

Power Optimization Analyst - Power Optimization Performance Center

Detected irregular operations of the thermal, solar, and nuclear fleet within the variability of normal specifications.

Dispatched generation units based on market evaluation and forecasted cost of fuel.

Responded to, evaluated, prioritized, and optimized incoming plant alarms utilizing analytical software tools.

Identified causes of delay and process deviations to improve maintenance and operational reliability.

Assisted process operators identify, analyze, and diagnose the root cause of operational failures.

Increased unit optimization and plant profitability within design parameters in conformance with procedures, plant permits, and forward/real time marketing interface.

Spearheaded the and revision of site procedures by collecting input from subject matter experts.

Florida Power & Light, Juno Beach, FL • 2007 – 2010

Power generation utility capable of producing over 27,000 megawatts of electricity that include fossil, wind, hydro, nuclear and solar facilities.

Associate PGD Engineer - Fleet Performance and Power Diagnostic Center

Monitored and provided operational assistance to FPL operating assets to facilitate economic dispatch of power generation to customers.

Performed real time analysis of the combined cycle generation (GE, Siemens, Mitsubishi) thermal, solar, and hydro units.

Conducted parameter and reliability diagnostics to assess potential operational disruptions, identified root cause, and initiated remedial action strategies.

Supported development and presentation of specific customer operator training programs for solar pv commissioning, gas turbine projects including combined cycle, steam turbines, and conventional coal power plants. Co-developed set of operating procedures for steam turbines as part of a cross-functional team.

Covanta Energy Rahway, NJ • 2006 – 2007

Internationally recognized power generator converting municipal solid waste into renewable energy.

Plant Operations Supervisor- Waste to Energy Co-generation Power Plant

Directed plant personnel and managed available resources to ensure provision of maximum unit availability in a safe, economical and proactive manner.

Scheduled routine, planned, and emerging tasks to create a reliable and cost effective operation and ensure proper facility maintenance.

Participated in emergency response coordination.

Increased generation reliability and plant profitability.

Contributed to site safety performance improvement by setting clear expectations and holding employees accountable through job/work package safety analysis, job site safety observations, audits, regular meetings, training, injury/event assessment, investigation/root cause analysis, and job briefs.

Led teams by utilizing plant information technology and integrated problem solving tools.

Caesar Properties LLC, Franklin OH • 2000 – 2006

CEO/Owner -

Negotiated and managed building leases and rental contracts for residential housing.

New York Organic Fertilizer Company, Bronx, NY • 1993 – 2003

State-of-the-art pelletizing facility with throughput of 300 dry tons per day.

Plant Operations Shift Supervisor-

Ensured plant operations complied with federal, state and local regulations.

Proposed and implemented equipment modifications and plant improvements.

Instituted procedures to increase safety and operational efficiency.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., 1980 – 1985

Liquid Ammonia Production 2400 metric tons/day

Control Room Operator-

Ensured that all standard operating conditions were fully operational.

Maintained logs for high-pressure steam turbines, boiler feed pumps, and gas compressors and Natural Gas Reformer

Conducted energy-conservation projects to reduce operating costs.

Plant Operator - performed startup and shutdown of steam turbines, electrical generators, and boilers; performed non-destructive testing of boilers, storage tanks, and high-pressure steam lines.


New York Institute of Technology, Long Island, NY

BS Industrial Engineering, 1992


Certified Energy Manager in Training, Rotating Machinery Vibration Analysis.


MS office Programs, Excel, Power Point, Excel, Outlook; OSI PI, Eta-Pro, Sentinel Smart Signal

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