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Manager Maintenance

Port Jervis, New York, 12771, United States
January 29, 2017

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Richard Anders

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Port Jervis, New York 12771



Extensive background including troubleshooting, repairing, equipment enhancements, process improvements and installations:

Electrical knowledge and skills of 4-20 mA & 2-10 VDC up to and including 480 VAC 3 phase systems; process control schemes and wiring, involving pressure, draft, liquid level, solid level, and pH transmitters, transducers, limit and proximity switches; control panel layout, fabrication and assembly; as well as motor, supply and disconnect wiring; in PLC and relay logic control environments.

Mechanical skills and knowledge including hydraulics; pneumatics; varied conveyor systems; fabrication and welding; drive systems; pumps; fans; burners; plumbing; boilers; cooling towers; waste water treatment systems; air pollution control systems; gas & liquid flow & pressure regulation and building/facility maintenance.

Managerial / Supervisory Experience

Extensive experience in scheduling and directing maintenance and repairs to ensure reliable operations and profitability

Skilled at developing and administering PM programs

Strong ability to analyze equipment malfunctions and process upsets and then implement cost effective solutions

Able to procure and maintain inventory of all required parts, materials and supplies

Experienced in Project/Construction Management with endeavors exceeding $1 million

Well versed at reviewing regulatory operating permits and conducting business within those regulations

Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook; Kronos timekeeping; AS400 & SAP requisitioning systems and INFOR and COGZ work order systems

Can develop and maintain operating budgets


Metal Container Corp., New Windsor, NY 11/2012 - Present

Plant Technician/ Chemical Process Operator

Operated and maintained all equipment associated with a 24 hour/day aluminum beverage container manufacturing facility including: container washing systems; industrial waste water pre-treatment systems; demineralization and ionization water systems; bulk chemical receiving and distributing systems; hazardous waste collection, storage and shipping, water chemical testing and maintenance, filtration equipment and processes, cooling tower chemical maintenance.

Pumps; rebuilding/overhaul/coupling alignments (centrifugal, positive displacement, chemical metering), mixers, blowers and fans, varied conveyor systems (pneumatic, elevator, lowerator, vacuum transfer, wire mesh), conveyor drive systems, gear boxes, coating systems, heat exchanger systems, cooling towers.

Brooklyn Bottling Co., Milton, NY 3/2012 - 11/2012

Maintenance Supervisor

Supervised and performed required maintenance to maintain production and quality control of a 24/6 beverage manufacturing, canning and bottling facility, including all electrical, mechanical and instrumentation systems; work order generation; and parts/material requisitioning.

Fillers, cappers, seamers, crowners, palletizers, depalletizers, labeling applicators, case packers, rinsers, boilers and heat exchanger systems, carbonation system, nitrogen dosing systems, ammonia refrigeration systems, blow mold bottle equipment, shrink wrappers, mixers, pumps (centrifugal, positive displacement, chemical metering), compressors.

Revere Smelting and Refining Corp., Middletown, NY 8/2007 - 10/2011

Maintenance Supervisor

Supervised a group of multi-disciplined maintenance technicians in order to address equipment breakdowns, PM’s, equipment installations and replacement for a 24 hr/day lead recovery/recycling/refining/smelting operation.

Equipment included blowers, fans, conveyors, kilns, oven, kettles, molding processes, effluent treatment facilities, “salt” recovery and processing, plastic recovery for recycling, burners, pumps, air pollution control systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, mobile powered equipment, cranes, storage vessels, steel repair, etc.

Duties included repair material and spare part requisition, payroll verification and justification, safety briefing, safety observations, accident/incident investigations, hot work and confined space authorization, scheduled job assignments and emergency repair dispatch

Precision Pipeline Solutions, LLC 1/2003 - 3/2005

Vice President of Operations and Partner

Direct and perform daily O & M functions as well as business responsibilities to operate a Company providing full turnkey Operations, Maintenance and Construction to natural gas, propane and water utilities.

Responsibilities Included:

Regular scheduled inspections and subsequent documentation

System enhancements and upgrades

Regulator station installation and startup

Leak surveys

Facilities location and protection

Cryogenic lead paint remediation

Leak repair and piping replacement and installation

Corrosion control programs including atmospheric corrosion control and galvanic and impressed current cathodic protection systems

Odor and Carbon Monoxide Emergency Response Services

System design

Development and Implementation of Compliance Maintenance Programs

Safety Training

Operator Qualification Training and Certification

This position required the over sight of up to 25 employees including Supervisors and Field Personnel, and responsibilities including scheduling to ensure all maintenance, inspection, installations and documentation of such were completed within Regulatory Agency mandated time frames and the client’s schedule. Completion of RFP’s and Project Cost Tracking were essential in providing financial success for Precision Pipeline. Several projects required the interpretation of Regulatory Rules and Regulations, educating the client of their requirements, establishing inspection schedules and maintenance protocols, as well as working with and training the client’s field personnel to ensure continued compliance.

Stericycle, Inc. 1999 - 2002

Facility Manager

Manager of a medical waste operation at Clinton, IL. This treatment facility has a capacity of 36 tons per day utilizing Simonds incinerators, state of the art, Title V compliant air pollution control equipment, and a waste water pretreatment plant. Direct responsibility over operations, maintenance, transportation, safety, compliance, sales, engineering and financial profitability resting with myself reporting directly to the district manager.

During my tenure at this facility production levels which historically had run at less than 1.6 million pounds per month escalated to continual levels greater than 1.85 million pounds per month with zero Notices of Violation. This increase in production was the result of the establishment of predictive/preventative maintenance programs, around the clock maintenance support, additional training of maintenance personnel, and cross training Operations personnel to perform and assist with required maintenance tasks during scheduled outages. As the Facility Manager I was responsible for 1 Office Manager with 3 full time and 1 part time Administrative Assistants, 1 Transportation Manager with 5 Route Drivers & 2 Long-haul Drivers, 4 Shift Supervisors each with 4 – 5 Shift workers, 4 Maintenance Technicians, 1 Environmental, Safety & Health Manager and 1 Sales/Customer Service Manager. Oversaw $1.5 million facility upgrade to meet Title V requirements at Clinton, IL.

Title V Project & NSPS Compliance Manager

Provide administrative assistance and guidance to all of Stericycle’s treatment facilities (13) utilizing incineration technology. Responsibilities include interpretation of existing and proposed regulations; interaction with and between senior management, facility personnel, engineering, external consultants, and Regulatory Agencies in order to receive and conform to mandated retrofit schedules and Operating Permits while maintaining practical and profitable operation of these facilities.

Senior Field Technician, Field Support Team

Provide technical support with process improvements, compliant operation, and equipment maintenance, enhancements, and engineering to numerous medical waste treatment facilities in the United States.

An enormous responsibility of this position included the training of maintenance and operations personnel, establishing maintenance schedules and protocols, and monitoring to ensure schedules and protocols were performed as required.

Education / Training:

University of California, Sacramento, Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants I, II - 2014

New York State DEC Certified Pesticide Technician, for cooling towers - 2013

Inaugural TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) Training & Project Implementation – 2008

BST - Leadership Skills Training; Leading With Safety Training; Supervisor Credibility Training – 2008

OSHA 24 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations Training (OSHA 1910.120) – 2007

OSHA 16 Hour Hazardous Waste Operation Annual Refresher (OSHA 1910.120) – 2008; 2009; 2010; 2011

OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Training Program (29 CFR Part 1910) – 2007

Electrical Safety 70E with Arc Flash Protection – 2008

Electrical Diagnostic Surveys Medium/High Voltage Training – 2011

State of Illinois DEP Certified Type K Industrial Waste Water Works Operator

Graduate of ESP I & ESP II Professional Management Training courses

Attended University of Wisconsin; Stevens Point – Major – Wildlife Management

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