Focused Operations Manager successful in contract negotiation and process improvement. Remains calm during high-pressure situations and can keep up with fast-paced environments. Organized and diligent, with excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCad and Vector Works.
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook.
Cut company operating budget through negotiating contracts with vendors.
Successfully implement company software for tracking maintenance performed by employees to increase customer satisfaction index.
Engineer ManagerJul 2014 to Aug 2016 JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Accurately processed data, validation and transmission for monthly Finance Reports.
Established departmental goals to the Maintenance/Repairs Department.
Worked closely with the Directors of Front Office, Housekeeping, Loss Prevention and General Manager, sharing accurate information on contractors and setting up work timelines within the property.
Responsible for tracking employees paid time off, authorizing sick leaves and submitting all the necessary information to the HR Department for payroll purposes.
Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
Managed the BMS(Building Management System).
Monitored daily maintenance operations.
Compiled financial, accounting and auditing reports and tables for cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable, receivables and profits and losses.
Prepared quotations and expense reports.
Keep track of vendors invoices and outstanding payments, making sure that these payments were paid on schedule.
Audited contracts making sure that they were updated and accurate.
Determined proper handling of financial transactions and approved transactions within designated limits of the Department Budget.
Assisted and provided explanations on the monthly Critiques with the Director of Finance.
Keep Budget spending and controllable expenses at a healthy level, to ensure company's savings.
Served as a link between the Owner's (Stakeholders) and the property management, protecting owner's assets and keeping confidential information.
Provided accurate utility reports on a monthly basis to the Corporate Offices.
Analyzed the impact to financial statements of changes in yearly tax laws and the projection of CAPEX (Capital Expenditures).
Created and maintained operational key metrics.
Ensure compliance of Marriott's Corporation Fire Life and Safety Standards.
Enforce and ensure safety procedures were being followed by the complete Maintenance Department staff.
Develop an Environmental plan for recycling.
Implement best practices for energy and water savings.
Lead Project DesignerMar 2007 to Sep 2013 ERA (Energia Renovable Alternativa) S. R. L － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Develop renewable energy projects, through studies of economic feasibility and environmental impact.
Designed custom made solar systems to address each customer needs.
Served as bilingual conection between the manufacturers in Europe and the United States and the clients in the Dominican Republic.
Provide Administrative support creating purchase orders, quotations and invoices, also keeping inventory part records.
Interior DesignerFeb 2004 to Feb 2005 Mella Febles & Asociados, S. R. L － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Worked as Interior designer and decorator developing commercial projects like beach hotel resorts on the east area of the country.
Worked on the interior design of residential projects, such as houses and lofts.
Technical CAD designerFeb 2000 to Feb 2002 Ministerio de Educacion, Unidad Ejecutora KfW － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Worked in a Project financed by KfW german Bank (Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau) "Reconstruction Credit Institute" for the construction and rehabilitation of rural schools in the South part of the Dominican Republic.
Provided support from concept of design to details in the construction site.
Assisted with the budget presentation to Bank Representatives and the German Ambassador in the Dominican Republic.
Developed two lines of school furniture to be used in the newly constructed rural schools, ranging from Elementary to High School.
Technical CAD designer for the blueprints used on the construction and rehabilitation of the schools.
French as second language2013Alliance Française － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican RepublicModerate level of French as a second language. (Spoken and written)
Architectural Project Management2013Instituto Dominicano para Estudios de Arquitectura Avanzada (IDEAA) － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Master of Arts, Universal Art History and Restoration2012Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican RepublicUniversal Art History and Restoration of Colonial Buildings
Summer Interim Design Parsons School2004Escuela de Diseño Altos de Chavón Parsons School of Design － La Romana, La Romana, Dominican RepublicSignature project: "Create a design for office spaces using original materials found locally"
English as a second language1999Instituto Dominico Americano de Santo Domingo － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican RepublicDegree in English as a second language (Expert level spoken and written)
Bachelor of Arts, Architectural and Interior Design1997Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) － Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican RepublicArchitectural and Interior Design bachelors degree
Excellent knowledge of Spanish (written and spoken - native language); English (fluent written and spoken); Italian (fluent written and spoken) and good knowledge of French (intermediate level written and spoken).
Administrative and clerical support.
CAD Software: AutoCAD 3D, AutoCAD, ArchiCAD and VectorWorks.
Instituto Dominicano para Estudios de Arquitectura Avanzada (IDEAA)
Universidad Católica de Santo Domingo
Escuela de Diseño Altos de Chavón Parsons School of Design
Instituto Dominico Americano de Santo Domingo
Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE)
Job Titles Held:
Lead Project Designer
Technical CAD designer
French as second language 2013 Architectural Project Management 2013 Degree , ArchiCAD Master of Arts , Universal Art History and Restoration 2012 Summer Interim Design Parsons School 2004 English as a second language 1999 Bachelor of Arts , Architectural and Interior Design 1997
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