director of facilities and grounds resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Safety-minded Management with 13 years of experience supporting cohesive operations. Conscientious leader with confidence in support and facilitation of staff operations, contractor management and upkeep of facilities and properties appearance to high standards. Highly organized coordinator of competing interests, including project goals, contractor agreements and employee needs. Reliable Maintenance Supervisor offering years of experience overseeing maintenance and support team tasks. Hardworking and diligent in developing and enforcing adherence to maintenance schedules. Committed to reducing risks and promoting workplace safety through improved safety training. Recognized by past and present leaders for inspiring staff members to excel and encouragement.

  • Water, sewer, and heavy equipment knowledge
  • Time management
  • Profit and loss understanding
  • Knowledge of state roads and highways
  • Understanding of safety procedures
  • Understanding of emergency procedures
  • Set up and breakdown of machines
  • Understanding of human resources
  • Plumbing
  • Staffing
  • Understanding of financial reporting
  • Advanced computer proficiency
  • Understanding of payroll services
  • Office procedures understanding
  • Coordination of facilities and properties
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Grounds repair and maintenance
  • Customer service
Eveleth-Gilbert Highschool Eveleth, MN, Expected in 06/2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Arizona State University Tempe, AZ Expected in 02/2021 FMP/ Project Management : FMP/ Project Management - GPA :
Mesabi Range College Eveleth, MN, Expected in : Course in Electrical Automation And Hydraulics - GPA :
  • Boilers License
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
Work History
Franklin Park Conservatory - Director of Facilities and Grounds
Columbus, OH, 09/2018 - Current
  • Supervise 25-30 employees within the St. Louis County District.
  • Maintain and keep records on facility operating budgets, including expenditures, gains and projections.
  • Coordinate all aspects of employee onboarding for operational and support staff, including training and familiarization with safety protocols.
  • Oversee maintenance vehicle fleet maintenance and coordinate upkeep and service schedules.
  • Schedule, direct, and supervise external contractors in maintenance and upkeep of 6 schools and District Office.
  • Maintain working knowledge of building security, HVAC, electrical and other systems vital to successful building operation. Two of the schools were "their own cities", where myself and my staff operated and maintained the water towers, source water lines and systems, hydrants, storm water systems, and waste water plants.
  • Supervise and train staff in cleaning and maintenance of facilities and premises.
  • Implement training(OSHA, Life and Fire Safety, etc.) and maintain documentation for staff certifications. Also, Implemented a computer based tracking and work order program, which has increased productivity.
  • Cooperate with District leadership, architects, MNDOT, MPCA, State of MN, and St. Louis County and manage numerous large projects within the District.
  • Coordinate daily workflow through task prioritization and scheduling.
  • Employed best maintenance and safety practices with 0 % incident rate.
  • Attend Board meetings to field all complaints, suggestions, concerns, etc.. from all staff, PTA members, board members, and citizens, and make sure to provide logical answers or solutions in a timely manner.
  • Plow snow, grounds operations, and building maintenance at the District Office for cost savings for the District.
Fresenius Medical Care - Area Technical Operations Manager
Mesa, AZ, 01/2007 - 09/2018
  • Supervised and oversee all repairs and maintenance of all building equipment, source water systems, water filtration and purification systems, and drainage systems.
  • Fielded all complaints, suggestions, concerns, etc.. from all nursing staff, patients, patient's relatives, citizens, and make sure to provide logical answers or resolutions in a timely manner.
  • Supervised all technical operations and employees for 10 medical facilities in the Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin area facilities.
  • Worked along side with all 10 of the MN and WI Director of Public Works, Works foreman's, Storm water and Waste water operators.
  • Conducted presentations and present Area reports for senior level management. Providing productivity, safety, metrics, and operational cost information for my area facilities.
  • Provided training sessions to staff in the region to educate them on all water systems equipment, OSHA and other state and government requirements, building equipment, processing, and machinery used within the facilities and grounds.
  • Maintained safety for all patients, staff, and citizens.
  • Coordinated all vendors, project managers, directors to work with local municipalities on large scale construction, remodels, and various other projects in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
KGM Contractors Inc. - Operator/Mechanic/Gradation's Operator
City, STATE, 03/2001 - 12/2006
  • Extended life of equipment and maintained consistent performance with regular cleaning, lubrication and basic maintenance.
  • Operated trucks, excavators, loaders, skidsteers, and forkifts safely and efficiently on team of over 100 employees.
  • Worked with foremen, MNDOT, and municipality leaders to complete projects as assigned.
  • Set up portable labs and coordinated with pit crews to establish testing sites, guidelines, and precise testing points.
  • Tended equipment during operation and monitored readouts to determine areas of concern and quickly correct problems.
  • Calibrated, tested, and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for operations.
Fast Inc. - Shop Hand and Welder
City, STATE, 05/1998 - 07/2000
  • Keep the fabrication shop clean and safe for employees.
  • Weld and fabricate exhaust systems for snowmobiles.
  • Drive parts delivery trucks to neighboring facility (Half Moon Lake plant to Eveleth plant).

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School Attended

  • Eveleth-Gilbert Highschool
  • Arizona State University
  • Mesabi Range College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Facilities and Grounds
  • Area Technical Operations Manager
  • Operator/Mechanic/Gradation's Operator
  • Shop Hand and Welder


  • High School Diploma
  • FMP/ Project Management

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