Professional Lead offering 29 years of progressive leadership experience. Transforms high-potential staff into outstanding leaders, and workers who demonstrate the creativity and savvy that is critical to the mission and gold for the operational success, and building a positive work environment for all. I am a very important asset to SI and this organization with experience and knowledge of SI facilities and Staff makes this a very rewarding experience for OPS/ PPSD,
Strategic Planning of work
Team Leadership and Motivation
Complex problem solving
In-depth product knowledge
Able to travel
10/2011 to 12/2016
Acting Lead LocksmithSmithsonian Institution － Washington, DC
Provided Supervision/Technical Assistance to Locksmith,Alarm Tech,System Admins and Project Managers with the newly installation of two Museums. Developed the Master key systems for two newly museum's Renwick Gallery and NMAAHC Museum. At present serving as Project manager on the over all rekeying for SI wide Facilities. Act as Lead locksmith for 5yrs. and maintained the integrity of the locksmith shop to present. Also served as one of the developers of the newly key tracking data base system (Facility Center). That is presently being use today, along with two other systems that tracking more then 22,000 keys, and staff name .
Training newly hired staff on key databases system that are being used in the shop at present. I also over see 3 Security contractors, 4 SI locksmith, and 1 CWT Staff as Front Desk Admin. My day stars out with the work task,
making sure everyone get there work tasks, and completing task on time. I also have the responsibility of assigning task to those locksmith that I know having the skill set to get the job completed in timely manner. Its my job as
lead to keep this shop running at the highest level possible with the support of my senior management team. The work out put is tracked by a Metrics system which I make sure is updated, for management. My job requires me to troubleshoot problems, and resolve them some time even in Phone conversation, answering question from emails daily, and walk-ins. Perform on access control locking systems. Tested machinery, equipment and parts to identify any defects. Disassembled broken and defective equipment to facilitate repair. Reassembled equipment after completed repairs. Assembled and installed wiring, electrical and electronic components. Cleaned and lubricated locking devices, machinery and equipment. Assembled and maintained physical structures using hand and power tools. Operated tools such as Drills, Grinders, key Machines, Vises,hoists and saws. Routinely inspected machinery and equipment to diagnose malfunctions. Installed, calibrated and configured key cutting machinery. Wired and connected electrified locking devices.circuits and replaced fuses. Maintained up-to-date and accurate repair logs. Scheduled preventive maintenance on locking devises.Briefed new team members on safety procedures and Training of the equipment, and project goals. Supervised a team of 8 employees. Recorded Master key systems, Inventories, tracking of keys issued and returned into locksmith database system. Ordered supplies, tools and equipment. Laid out Master Key Systems for SI facilities Pinning the system and installing the systems in to the facilities.
05/2007 to 10/2011
journeyman LocksmithSmithsonian Instittution － Washington, DCInstalled, maintained and repaired security systems and programmable controls (DK26) standalone system and electronic Cypher locks. Help with the designed of security policies for locks and keys. Recommended improvements in security systems and procedures. Supplied internal and external security for Si Facilities on and off the mall areas (NY,SERC,Front Royal and Herndon VA) with little to no supervision. Conducted site reviews and security surveys and made recommendations to management based on findings. Developed and implemented training procedures for all newly hired personnel (locksmith/Admin staff). Spearheaded the use of high-tech hardware and software to provide full security on museum collection, staff and the public space. Development of master key system and data system tracking of keys and staff. System used: Dbase III, Key wizard, and Super key. Analyzed data for regional and local security managers to identify organized issuance of key controls NJ,NY,SERC,HAZY,Herndon, SCBI VA and NZP. Help Managed staff work schedules for all projects, and daily work taskto minimize overtime costs. Communicated and enforced all keying policies with Management and Staff while emphasizing company standards of professionalism and safety.
High School Diploma: Auto MachaichsPhelps high School － Washington, DCGraduated at the top of my class with a 95% success rate of troubleshooting a problem and completing my tasks.
Allegion- New product, Hands on training classes, Master keying
Medeco/ASSA- New product training, Factory tour/briefing of master keying.