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Engineer Hvac

Las Vegas, NV
May 12, 2020

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Nicanor Fines Cruzata

*** * **** **** ****., Las Vegas, NV 89106

e-mail: Citizenship: U.S.

Telephone: 415-***-****


Motivated and multifaceted Engineering Technician with a Master of Science in Administration seeks position in an establishment that requires support for facilities maintenance operations. Commitment to excellence proven through a broad range of supervisory and leadership roles; exhibits dynamic initiative complemented by highly developed mechanical, technical, and problem-solving skills. Highly versatile; quickly masters new roles, responsibilities, technologies, and environments. Reputation for integrity, work ethic, and dedication.


Problem Solving; Strategic Planning; Budgeting; Performance Optimization; Organizational Leadership; Decision-Making; Communications; Collaborative Teamwork; Organization; Workflow Coordination; Prioritization; Time Management; Policy/Regulatory Compliance; MS Office


EPA Certification - Universal First Assistant Engineer Steam Unlimited Tonnage and Horsepower


Variable Frequency Drive - General Electric, Allen Bradley, Graham, ABB Motor Starters - Allen Bradley, GE, Westinghouse, Cutler Hammer, Square D Frequency Voltage Regulators - General Electric, Westinghouse Distribution Panel - Federal Pacific, GE, Westinghouse, Challenger, Square D Energy Management System - Tracer-100, Siebe, Lutron, Honeywell Fire Alarm System - Simplex, Edwards, Johnson Controls - Metasys Air Conditioning Split System - Mitsubishi, Sanyo, Lenox up to 10 ton 380 Ton Low Pressure Centrifugal Chillers - Carrier 19C R-113; York 950, 800, 700, 500 tons R-123 DDC


HVAC Mechanic – USDA, Albany, California through Wolverine – Yakima Services, June 12 to present Repair and maintain Growth Chambers, Maintain and repair -80 deg C Freezers and other Laboratory equipment, maintain and repair split units, and HVAC system. Attend an mitigate trouble calls.

HVAC Mechanic – TESLA Motors – Palo Alto, Califo0rnia December 2017 February 2018 Performed Maintenance and repair of building HVAC and refrigeration and overhaul and restore inactive units.

Chief Engineer – Union 39 CBRE Global Solutions 1/2014 – 12/2016 Manage Building Systems CMMS, perform repair of massive kitchen, HVAC, Baking, Refrigeration and coordinate major contract work. Complete report and other administrative functions.

50 United Nations Plaza, San Francisco Federal Building 4/2013 2 2014 Chief Engineer Interacted with General Contractors and sub-contractors, trained maintenance staff on new construction and state of the art Building Management Systems, central plant, subsystems, and mitigate warranty issues. Implemented computerized maintenance management system and followed procedures consistent with Government contract specifications. 50 Unite Nation Plaza is a large Data Center I maintained and repair the Emerson dedicated self-contained AC Unit for server, and the Ingersoll Rand UPS system with it own Carrier A/C cooling system as well.

Moldaw Family Residence 10/2009-4/2013 Palo Alto, CA

HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic

Apply strategic planning, prioritization and troubleshooting skills toward consistently achieving critical deadlines while maintaining high quality standards as an HVAC Refrigeration Mechanic, night shift and first responder. Proactively identify potential and existing issues and executive targeted resolutions to maximize performance.

American Airlines 1/2007-6/2008 SFO International Airport Plant Maintenance Mechanic – Facilities

Maintained full accountability for tracing and ensuring work specifications are consistent with all Commercial Buildings inclusive of Hangar Maintenance, Large Conveyors, Electric Hydraulic Machines, operation of 80-foot-high lift or atrium lift, and repair of Ground Power Unit. Closely analyzed internal processes to define inefficiencies and provide expert recommendations in boosting productivity and workflow.

Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care Systems 6/2003-5/2007 Palo Alto, CA HVAC Mechanic WG-10 STEP 5

Played a key role in identifying short range and long -range projects with an emphasis on locating machines requiring replacement. Designed, developed and implemented a diverse range of ‘write ups’ of justification to Project Planning delineating the discrepancies of the Chillers in Building 54 and 48. Created and distributed punch lists for the new chiller and AHU installation. Actively managed quality assurance for the Project Management Department with matters regarding HVAC in assigned buildings. Collaborated with staff to manage Program DDC and other Energy Management Systems (EMS) for this large facility. Designed and installed A/C, pump and motor test station and personally installed electrical wirings. controls, and plumbing system.

Hawaii Convention Center 6/1997-6/2002 Honolulu, HI Chief Engineer (Broken service from 1999- 2002)

Recognized as the first Chief Engineer, selected out of 250 applicants. Prioritized and led projects to ensure on-time, budgetcompliant completion while maintaining high quality standards. Demonstrated strong communication and leadership abilities in handling complex administrative and technical engineering work, with a focus on directing mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, paint shop and related facilities and equipment. Trained, mentored and supervised a cross-functional team of staff, vendors and outside contractors in accordance with company goals and objectives. Contributed information gathering, needs assessment and analytical skills toward effectively and diplomatically responding to client issues for timely resolution. Managed the preventive maintenance program using CMMS. Actively sought client input; ensured both routine and special event needs were met in a prompt and cost-effective fashion. Troubleshot and resolved a diverse range of causes of system failures and malfunctions to ensure optimum efficiencies, reliability and quality performance standards. Prepared and submitted sketches and blueprints, as needed, prepare rough layouts, plans, and specifications and cost estimates of proposed projects. Authored work specifications and prepared estimates as reference point for contract bids Installed Computerized Maintenance Management Program using Datastream Software. Combined Thomas Lighting control; Lutron and Seibe (DDC) Computers into one server. Converted hard key to card system using SAFELOK System.

Career Note: Additional experience as a Maintenance Property Manager (1999-2001) for Hilton San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf and Journeyman Stationary Engineer Local 39 (1999-2001) for Hotel Nikko San Francisco.


Master of Science in Administration - Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 45 Credits / GPA: 3.40 Bachelor of General Studies - Chaminade University of Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, 135 Credits / GPA: 3.20


Basic Communications Electronics USAF 30XXX Aircraft Radio Repairman USAF 30130 Philippine Air Force Technical School, Philippines Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering - Hull, Mechanical, Electrical Philippine Maritime Institute Auto Cad Release 14 - University of Hawaii Systems

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