Jose R. Vazquez-Albino
Weston, Florida 33327 email@example.com
Employment Objective: Manager of Facilities Operations and Maintenance
Over ten years experience in managing operations and maintenance of office and commercial buildings facilities. Experience organizing, managing, contract and remodeling projects with knowledge of electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, refrigerant systems, cleaning, flooring, landscapes, elevators, security and alarm systems. Up to date in building control systems, life safety and maintenance programs. Excels in meeting deadlines, customer service skills, outstanding in negotiating contracts and proficient in developing preventive maintenance plans. Bilingual Spanish/English
Chief Engineer 2010-2011
ABC Management Portfolio Miami, Florida
Responsible for maintenance operations and capital projects of the seven properties under Portfolio including high rise buildings, shopping centers and warehouses. Create preventive maintenance programs and procedures. Upgrade facilities equipment including HVAC system, elevators, fire alarm systems. Established energy saving programs reduced a 30% of water consumption and 10% electrical energy in a first phase program. Developed life safety programs to accomplish OSHA regulations including periodicals trainings in this matter. Supervised maintenance staff, vendors and contractors and establish evaluation procedures. Prepared BID’s and scope of works for facilities maintenance projects, evaluated and negotiates proposals for final ownership approvals. Keep updated all inspections and city and/or county permits transmittals.
Supervised projects include:
Upgrade fire alarm system.
Building project to accomplish 40 years certification.
Roof maintenance, repairs and new systems replacements.
Maintenance Operations Director 2007-2010
FAR Properties, Inc. Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
Managed in-house resources, service providers and contractors at 500,000 square feet office complex, ensured compliance with buildings codes, OSHA, health and safety standards in a 100%. Developed and implemented preventive and corrective plans with strong emphasis on prevention reduced maintenance problems and emergency calls by establishing a effective preventive maintenance program and eliminate emergency calls in over a 50%.
Updated facilities over 40 years old to meet modern standards accomplish modern standards with energy savings plans reducing 30% the electric consumption. Certified all equipment and systems in accordance to government regulations in a 100% . Reduced in 90% the potential hazards according insurance preventive inspection reports. Establish excellent communication with tenants and immediate response to petition maintain 100% of occupancy of lease space.
Supervised projects include:
Installation of a 1250 Kva generator to assure full operation during emergencies.
Upgrading building control systems(integrated air conditioning system – chillers, pumps, water cooling towers and ahu’s - using TAC Vista Software) and integrated different buildings control systems
Maintenance of primary electrical substation of 38Kv replacing the primary feeders lines upgrading the system with backups lines.
Creation of a master emergency plan, integrating all tenant’s emergency plans to ensure a unified response reducing 50% the time of emergency response.
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Infrastructure Manager 2002-2007
ASC Compulsory Auto Insurance, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Responsible for maintenance of 35,000 square feet main office and 23 branch offices of 3,000 square feet average. It included communication, electrical generators, security, plumbing, all utilities and air conditioning.
Managed projects for designing and remodeling existing and new facilities including planning, budget, control of expenses, RFP’s and evaluation and selection of contractors. Secured and maintained up to date all permits including the Health and Fire Departments as well as construction permits. Evaluated properties for new facilities and negotiated terms, conditions and lease agreements with landlords. Designed layouts according to operational processes.
Created the standards for the facilities interior design, office furniture and equipment, including contingency plans and equipment to assure operation under water or electrical interruptions. Developed a maintenance program system for all facilities reducing the response time to the same day.
Facilities, Planning and Development Director, 2000-2002
City of San Juan, Sports and Recreation Department, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Supervised projects in the capital city for new and existing facilities including design, BID and construction process Managed projects with up to $35 million budget according to the objectives of the Municipality. Evaluated for approval estimates and change orders. Analyzed and solved design, environmental, construction and other conflicts or issues ensuring a timely delivery. Responsible for establishing a maintenance program for electrical, air conditioning, elevators, communications and plumbing for sports facilities. Established a maintenance program for 103 recreation and sports facilities reducing the wait for service from 63 days to 30 days. Created a database for maintenance and warranties to properly follow up with contractors and suppliers
Facilities Supervisor, 1993-2000
Office of Youth Affairs, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Supervised maintenance, purchase and warehouse department. Coordinated contractors and new equipment installation to assure full compliance. Responsible for repairs and preventive maintenance scheduling of utilities and equipment
Responsible for purchase of equipment and materials. Provided technical support and recommendations to optimize operations
Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
B.Sc. - Industrial Engineering, May, 1993
Safety in the workplace, OSHA Regulations, Fire Pump Operations, Fire Alarm Panels, Buildings Control Solutions, Introduction to Project Management, Principles of Interior Design, Project Estimates, FISH Theory, Personnel Supervision Techniques
Autocad R13-2006; T.A.C. Vista Edition; Surveillance Video Software; Access Control Software; Versa Check 2000; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Available Upon Request