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Werribee, VIC, 3030, Australia
Posted:
February 19, 2020

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Carl Raymond Giblin Phone: + (61-406****** Email:adbvg7@r.postjobfree.com

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Carl Raymond Giblin

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Phone: + (61-406****** Email: adbvg7@r.postjobfree.com Chief Engineer/Director of Engineering/Area Chief Engineering/Facilities Director Accomplished senior management professional offering over 25 years’ experience in the areas of general management, business development and strategic planning. Illustrious career history showcasing liaison with regulatory authorities and decision makers during employment with Hilton Group Hotel as Area Chief Engineer. Qualified with a Technology and Diploma in facilities and management (Tafe). An entrepreneur and an inspirational leader creating robust strategies through a collaborative approach to translate vision into achievements; demonstrating strong facility management, problem-solving and decision-making skills with a passion for achieving customer satisfaction and building productive partnerships committed to the pursuit of service excellence. A natural extrovert communicator and negotiator at ease in leading and developing teams, aligning and matching views as well as priorities of balancing needs, wants and business vision. CORE COMPETENCIES

Strong mechanical, electrical and structural aptitudes Extensive knowledge of structural building codes

Excellent ability to maintain emergency plans and procedures Congenial personality and customer service skills

Familiar with policy manual creation and audits

Energy conservation techniques

Ability to effectively train and support staff and clients Public Speaking Team Management

Contract Management and Negotiation

Project Management

Quality Assurance & Control

Capital Expense Planning and execution

Personnel Development

Multi-tasking

Business Development

Change Management

KEY SKILLS

Strategic Planning – Skilled in preparing strategic business and operating plans. Working with property and regional engineering leadership team to determine performance of engineering and Contractors, considering the budget, and highlighting areas of concern to leadership.

Prepare annual budgets in conjunction with the Financial Controller before presenting to General Manager for discussion and approval for submission to Board of Directors.

Employee Support – Competent in coaching and supporting engineering leadership team to effectively manage & control expenses such as wages, heat, light and power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, inventory, etc. Managing service delivery teams to achieve highest Carl Raymond Giblin Phone: + (61-406****** Email:adbvg7@r.postjobfree.com 2

level of key performance indicator targets. Ensuring employees are treated fairly and equitably. Utilising employee feedback and policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely manner.

Work with local authorities including OH&S and EPA for permit application etc..

Inventory Management –Administering all engineering and utility supply contracts, sourcing quotations and supervising property maintenance contractors on site while involved in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.

Prepare and implement Risk Register of all owners’s assets including barcoding of each equipment and quartly meetings on risk mitigation plan for all assets.

Client Relationship Management – Instrumental in monitoring customer satisfaction and increasing annual performance results. Outstanding capacity in ensuring delivery of highest service standards to all clients while developing strategic partnerships and establishing cordial working relations with various internal and external clients.

Weekly meetings on forcast to ensure maintenance costs are within budget

Performance Monitoring – Proficient in supervising day-to-day performance of the assigned team including and delivery of services within stated service levels, processes and procedures to support and deliver services for attainment of performance goals and objectives

Administer project and maintenance works including outside contractors to ensure final product quality.

Energy Management – Excellent skills in controlling and monitoring closely all utility consumption and ensuring optimum energy usage by all departments in the hotel.

Industry Best Practices and Pre-Opening – Possessing over 28 years’ experience in hotel and resort industry with a track record of 5 new hotel openings in Australia, Fiji, Vanuatu and PNG. Hands-on experience in developing maintenance teams and training them to set operational standards. Instrumental in the opening of properties and managing the hotel or resort from construction to operations.

Diploma in - Analysis and modeling to design engineering based solutions, Identify emerging techniques, skills, methods and theories to solve engineering problems and Design services such as buildings BMS, Energy efficiency KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

Played the major role in enabling reduction of energy consumption by 15% in 7 hotels, namely Shangri La Fijian Hotel and Shangri- La Mocambo Hotel (Fiji); Iririki Island Resort and the Grand Hotel (Vanuatu); (PNG) Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Hayman Island Resort (Australia), Crowne Plaza in Darwin and Alice Springs and three Holiday Inn hotels in Darwin, Crowne Plaza Canberra & Pan Pacific Perth.

Successfully managed the following projects:

Overall room and bathroom refurbishment of Golden Cowrie Wing for Shangri La’s Fijian Hotel.

Overall room and bathroom refurbishment of Shangri La’s Mocambo pool-side rooms

$32M worth apartments including all service trenches and 4-meter road complete with drainage.

Refurbishment of 2 wings on Hayman and its pre-opening.

Managed Construction of the IHG All Suites and Holiday Inn Express in PNG

Project Managed the refurbishment of the Hilton Hotel in Darwin

Project Managed the bathroom renovation of the Double Tree Esplanade Hotel in Darwin

Worked as hotel representative for IHG Holiday Inn project in PNG as well as defect and quality checks prior to acceptance. CAREER HISTORY

August 2017 – Present

Chief Engineer, Stamford Plaza, Melbourne CBD

Implementation of Environment Program for Stamford Plaza here in Melbourne

Established strong working relations with regional group company teams as well as external clients.

Enforce proper FPMM and PMM in compliance with the Stamford Group that was lacking and overlooked during the past few years.

Supervised daily work of all trades contractors to ensure compliance with Building Act and other authority Acts. Carl Raymond Giblin Phone: + (61-406****** Email:adbvg7@r.postjobfree.com 3

Effectively coordinated tender documents as well as evaluated, awarded and managed contracts while monitoring major expenditure costs including fire protection, BMS, lifts, chillers, cleaning, etc.

Champion risk management and keep proper records of all services.

Performed condition assessments of all structures and buildings and developed condition reports.

Actively supported hotels’ operations by recruiting and retaining competent employees and maintaining both properties’ built facilities, including grounds and utility services, in a cost-effective manner. Oct 2015 – June 2017

Chief Engineer, Pan Pacific Perth,

Planning and scheduling of all maintenance and engineering works within budgets and time constraint

Oversee and Managed (14) maintenance technicians in the engineering department for a 488 room hotel and (8) Conference Centres and 2 Ball Rooms

Develop, implementing and directing all Emergency Programs of the Hotel

Responsible for managing maintenance and housekeeping staff and work closely with vendors and tradesmen to fulfill all City codes and brand requirements

Work on month-to-month projects during hotel construction and report to General Manager and owner with building progress.

Ensure all trades contractors comply with Building Act and other authority Acts.

Effectively coordinated tender documents as well as evaluated, awarded and managed contracts while monitoring major expenditure costs including fire protection, BMS, lifts, chillers, cleaning, etc.

Perform maintenance and repairs and inspection to interior and exterior of the building within property grounds.

Respond to all hotel emergency and critical situations 24/7/365 days a year.

Perform PM's and repairs on boilers and rooftop HVAC package units, refrigeration units and pumps and motor Perform yearly measurable condition assessments of all structures and buildings and developed condition reports Perform PM's and repairs in hotel guest rooms and suites.

Abide by all company safety policies and report safety hazards to the department managers and also responsible for compliance of all Federal, State, Local codes and ordinances

Maintain electrical system, mechanical equipment, plumbing system and responsible for ensuring that the fire alarm and life safety systems are in an operable condition at all times.

Actively support hotels’ operations by recruiting and retaining competent employees and maintaining both properties’ built facilities, including grounds and utility services, in a cost-effective manner. Sept 2014 – Oct 2015

Cluster Chief Engineer, InterContinental Hotel Group, Canberra

Take ownership of 5-year capital planning, project work and implementation of Green Engage Programme for Crowne Plaza Canberra, Parliament House and National Conventional Centre Canberra.

Established strong working relations with regional group company teams as well as external clients.

Ensured ESCAP FPMM and PMM were in compliance with the IHG Group.

Supervised daily work of all trades contractors to ensure compliance with Building Act and other authority Acts.

Effectively coordinated tender documents as well as evaluated, awarded and managed contracts while monitoring major expenditure costs including fire protection, BMS, lifts, chillers, cleaning, etc.

Accountable for planning collaboratively and steering effective future expansion for utilities and services.

Performed condition assessments of all structures and buildings and developed condition reports.

Actively supported hotels’ operations by recruiting and retaining competent employees and maintaining both properties’ built facilities, including grounds and utility services, in a cost-effective manner. Area Director of Engineering, Hilton Group May 2013 – Sept 2014

Overseeing 4 hotels in the Northern Territory, namely The Hilton Darwin, DoubleTree Darwin, DoubleTree the Esplanade Darwin and DoubleTree Alice Springs.

Ensuring all operate within the Hilton standards, leading engineering discipline within region as well as providing apt advice and support to each of the properties.

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Project Managed full refurbishment on Hilton Darwin, Double Tree Darwin.

Assuming commercial responsibility of projects under direct control.

Effectively liaising with local municipalities in coordinating and managing permits, etc.

Instrumental in the implementation of LightStay, as required by Hilton, to measure sustainability performance.

Efficiently managing all construction and renovation projects including scope of works, work allocation, budgets and timelines for the facilities management department.

Accurately maintaining up-to-date knowledge of relevant Australian standards and codes.

Ascertaining accomplishment of FPMM and PMM, as required by the Hilton Group; effectively coordinating long-term refurbishment programmes as well as routine, non-routine and mandatory maintenance programs for execution of both preventive and corrective maintenance work within defined budgets.

Enabling apt direction and guidance to ensure a positive work environment and essential service compliance. Area Chief Engineer, Inter Continental Hotel Group Jan 2012 – May 2013

Accountable for overall building maintenance, 5-year capital planning, project work and implementation of Green Engage Program for 6 hotels, namely the Crowne Plaza Darwin, Holiday Inn Darwin, Holiday Esplanade Darwin, Crowne Plaza Alice Springs and two Holiday Inns in Kakadu.

Established strong working relations with regional group company teams as well as external clients.

Ensured ESCAP FPMM and PMM were completed as required by IHG Group.

Supervised daily work of all trades contractors to ensure compliance with Building Act and other authority Acts.

Effectively coordinated tender documents as well as evaluated, awarded and managed contracts while monitoring major expenditure costs including fire protection, BMS, lifts, chillers, cleaning, etc.

Accountable for planning collaboratively and steering effective future expansion for utilities and services.

Performed condition assessments of all structures and buildings and developed condition reports.

Actively supported hotels’ operations by recruiting and retaining competent employees and maintaining both properties’ built facilities, including grounds and utility services, in a cost-effective manner. Area Director of Engineering, InterContinental Hotel Group May 2008 – Jan 2012

Successfully executed assigned responsibilities for Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Port Moresby by using both internal and external resources and providing leadership for local and contract management.

Enabled lead engineering discipline within the region and delivered requisite support to each of the properties.

Accountable for establishing engineering teams, managing commercial responsibility of projects, collaborating with local municipalities, implementing Green Engage programme and handling overall construction and renovation projects.

Project Managed for IHG the construction of the new Holiday Inn Express and the Holiday Inn Suites.

Directed refurbishment and maintenance programmes, effectively motivated teams to deliver optimal work performance, monitored work of all trades contractors, administered contracts for major expenditure costs. Chief Engineer, Hayman Great Barrier Reef Mar 2007 – May 2008

Managed building maintenance activities of Hayman Resort by leveraging on internal and external resources.

Oversaw construction and a few renovation projects including scope of work, budgets and timeframes and 3 km of roading.

Liaise with the EPA and Great Barrier Reef Marine Authority in regards to the STP and waste water management.

Formulated budgets for the facilities management department. Managed operation of the 1.2 megalitre desalination plant.

Stayed abreast of relevant Australian standards and codes. Effectively supervised buildings and plant shutdowns.

Responsible for providing apt direction and guidance to achieve a team environment to maintain essential service compliance.

Manage inventory of engineering stores to ensure that parts and consumables are within par levels due to isolation of Resort.

Worked in close coordination with concerned authorities to plan and implement efficient future expansion for utilities and services.

Facilitated strategic advice to owners and the CEO on all aspects relating to the facilities at Hayman. Carl Raymond Giblin Phone: + (61-406****** Email:adbvg7@r.postjobfree.com 5

Director of Engineering Iririki Island Resort Sep 2002 – Mar 2007 Le Grande Hotel in Port Vila,

Directed operations of the engineering department Iririki Island Resort and Le Grande Hotel in coordination with skilled technicians to maintain mechanical, electrical, electronics, civil and structural aspects of the building, plant and equipment therein to defined standards; managed pre-opening challenges for the Le Grande Hotel (SEBEL).

Efficiently handled maintenance staff, enabled engineering construction and renovation projects, plant inspections and quality assurance on all works executed.

Steered repairs and maintenance operations of the engineering department including maintenance planning, preventative maintenance and shutdown maintenance.

Project Managed the construction of 6 x 7levels apartment Blocks including 2km service road with service ducts beside road.

Supervised the construction of the huge 3 tier 7million litre swimming pool with islands.

Accurately maintained maintenance history register of all plant and equipment as well as controlled logistics for planned maintenance shutdowns.

Administered budgets for the engineering department.

Delivered monthly utilities reports on electricity, gas, water, diesel fuel, etc. consumption and expenditure for the property.

Facilitated quotes and reports for all capital expenditure items and equipment prior to owner approval.

Devised overall 5-year and 10-year capital expenditure plans for the property.

Worked as Facilities Workplace Health and Safety Officer and ensured a safe and healthy environment for all site personnel and visitors.

Engineering Consultant, Hotel Services Dec 1999 – Sep 2002

Acted as consultant to chief engineers for all engineering matters such as parts, repairs or STP, Gensets, etc.

Delivered apt consulting support to chief engineers in their execution of daily duties by providing necessary guidance and information.

Efficiently supported the implementation of an effective budget.

Formulated weekly work/daily schedules taking into consideration workload and priorities.

Accountable for operational monitoring of all plant and reporting on any equipment malfunctioning.

Monitored overall hazardous work and ensured strict adherence to all safety regulations.

Enabled execution of all energy conservation procedures and reported any irregularities and non-compliance. EARLIER CAREER

Director of Engineering, Shangri La’s Fijian Resort Apr 1995 – Dec 1999 Chief Engineer, Mana Island Resort Oct 1994 – Apr 1995 Chief Engineer, Warwick Hotel/Naviti Resort Sep 1992 – Oct 1994 Chief Engineer, Shangri La’sFiji Mocambo Hotel Apr 1989 – Sep 1992 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Jan 2002 – Nov 2006 Diploma in Facilities and Management (TAFE), Jan 1980 – Nov 1982 PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

Member of Australian Institute of Hotel Engineers (AIHE) since 1995

Workplace Health and Safety Officer Course (QHA) Carl Raymond Giblin Phone: + (61-406****** Email:adbvg7@r.postjobfree.com 6

First Aid and CPR

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Nationality: Australian Marital Status: Married

Hobbies: When not playing with my children, Rugby (Union & NRL), Tennis & Billards Driver’s Licence: Australian



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