chief engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Accomplished Chief Engineer specializing in evaluating systems to provide cost-effective work plans. Creator of designs and strategies that meet tight deadlines and achieve business objectives. Known provider of reliable and actionable plans for stakeholders in non-traditional occupations Industry. Insightful Chief Engineer with highly developed skills in HVAC analysis and tools and equipment management. Excellent analytical and technical talents with in-depth knowledge of Safety Training and Leadership . Team leader commended for managing large budgets, supervising teams and conducting thorough inspections. Driven Chief Engineer offering 30 years of supervising and executing direct preventive and corrective maintenance. In-depth knowledge of general repairs and new system installations combined with business-oriented perspective. Familiar with all facets of design, construction and implementation.

  • Team Leadership
  • Facility management
  • Maintenance programs
  • Budget creation
  • Safety meetings
  • Product development
  • Project management proficiency
Work History
01/2020 to Current Chief Engineer Cumulus Media | Detroit, MI,
  • Perform duties of Chief Engineer for 2-tower 30 floor luxury home property.
  • Monitor and maintain central plant, perform commissioning for management lead team in construction punchouts, unit acceptance, and making readily completed floors for new leasing.
  • Job duties include writing a scope of work and RFP’s for apartment rebuilds, plant improvements, preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Direct staff performing maintenance response.
  • Performs training on systems functions to maintain peak operation.
  • Manage budget for maintenance start-up as well as providing critical data for upcoming fiscal year budget, capital expenditures, and future capital projects.
01/2007 to 01/2020 Manager of Building Systems-Residential Facilities Erickson Living | Matthews, NC,
  • Provide leadership, project management, staff development, guidance, and logistical support for construction projects.
  • The scope consisted of corrective and preventive maintenance, new construction, renovation, and tenant fit-out.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing RFPs and IFBs, prepare budget estimates, create project schedules, write and handle all contract functions pertaining to mechanical, electrical, and plumbing with owners and subcontractors.
  • Administer contract budget, generate a scope of work, and review work performance through punch items before disbursement authorizations were sent to account payables for projects under contract.
  • Responsible for over 63 buildings on campus with little over 2 million square feet.
  • Additionally, managed operations, repair, maintenance, inspection, and testing of plumbing and steam systems, including distribution, and related components throughout the university, in order to maintain system integrity and work quality.
  • Coordinated, collected, and updated all building intelligence.
  • Conducted random inspections of project work being performed by university plumbers, HVAC mechanics, and outside contractors.
  • Managed group operating budget of approximately one million dollars which include salary and operating dollars, tracked expenses, and ensured proper posting of charges to adivision cost center by reviewing monthly cost center expense report.
  • Monitored and enforced proper procedures performed by all in-house electricians, plumbers, and HVAC mechanics, in order to maintain consistent work standards.
  • Coordinated and conducted training for all departmental electricians, plumbers, and HVAC mechanics, in order to maintain continuous training and improvement program.
01/2001 to 01/2010 HVAC Mechanic Malcolm Grow Hospital, Andrews Air Force Base | City, STATE,
  • Monitored and maintained heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, lighting, and grounds.
  • Supervised technicians, managed work system, and all emergency repairs.
  • Maintained boiler plant operation while on duty.
  • Responded to customer emergency request.
  • Coordinated additional work to the proper department or personnel.
  • Repaired all building equipment from refrigeration to regional and local heating and cooling systems.
Expected in to to A.A.S | Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning/ Refrigeration Technical Career Institutes, New York, NY GPA:
Expected in 2010 to to A.A.S | Mortuary Science The Community College of Baltimore County, , MD GPA:
Expected in 2005 to to MS | Management-Marketing University of Maryland University College, Largo, MD, GPA:
Expected in 2001 to to BS | Business Administration Columbia Union College, , GPA:
APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities -The Institute for Facilities Management – Certification EPA – CFC Universal License - 5273 OHSA – 10-hour Safety Training & certification The International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards – Funeral Service Science and Funeral Service Arts AFFILIATIONS APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities- Institutional Member

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School Attended

  • Technical Career Institutes
  • The Community College of Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland University College
  • Columbia Union College

Job Titles Held:

  • Chief Engineer
  • Manager of Building Systems-Residential Facilities
  • HVAC Mechanic


  • A.A.S
  • A.A.S
  • MS
  • BS

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