17 years of progressive experience assuring the operational readiness of Building Utility systems, and Scientific Lab Equipment, and Controls, in support of Biotechnology, Bioresearch, and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. Master Refrigeration State of Maryland Second Grade Stationary Engineer State of Maryland Universal EPA CFC HCFC Building Automation Systems (BAS): Siemens (Apogee) Operator Allen Bradley Control Systems. Microsoft Office Suite Applications Electronic Adjudication Management System (EAMS)
Cold Tone MechanicalJanuary 2015Laboratory Equipment Specialist - Contractor Bowie, MD
Performs maintenance and emergency repairs on cascade refrigeration systems and controls.
Markets and maintains client relationships; prepares quotes / bids; liaised with clients and sub consultants to comprehend requirements.
Purchases and maintains supply, equipment, and parts inventories.
Responsible for billing, service tickets, distribution and archives.
Maintain HFC and HCFC refrigerant logs.
Attends industry related training and seminars.
IBBR University of MarylandJanuary 2013 to January 2015Laboratory Equipment Specialist Rockville, MD
Respond and address work order requests.
Maintain related service and repair records Maintain HFC and HCFC refrigerant logs including propylene.
Manage the environmental systems maintenance budget of $60,000.00 Manage in excess of $10,000.00 tools and parts inventory Schedules and supervises university employees and contractor personnel with regard to their work on equipment.
Provides direct support of the goals and objectives of the Lab Services Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms / parts to repair systems.
Brazed or soldered parts to repair defective joints and leaks.
Performed mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming.
Kept records of repairs and replacements made and causes of malfunctions.
Installed wiring connecting component circuit breakers to building electric disconnects.
Monitored, purchased, received and stored parts for stock.
Responds to input from IBBR research staff with regard to establishing and maintaining environmental conditions in support of biotechnology research.
Analyzes area requirements, develops control schemes and ensures the proper operation and maintenance of environmental chambers and support systems.
Manages any service contracts associated with this equipment.
Responsible for special projects, conducting scheduled and unscheduled inspections of buildings, lab systems and equipment.
Maintains temperature and humidity equipment and control system for 5900 square foot Greenhouse plant growth area.
Human Genome Sciences, IncJanuary 2005 to January 2012Facilities Technician IV Rockville, MD
Operated and maintained boilers; chillers, and associated auxiliary equipment; RO/DI purified water production systems; refrigeration and HVAC systems Maintained data in daily logs of operation, maintenance, including test results, instrument readings, and details of equipment malfunctions and maintenance work.
Observed and interpreted readings on gauges and meters registering various aspects of Boiler operation to ensure that boilers are operating properly.
Analyzed problems and took appropriate action to ensure continuous and reliable operation of equipment and systems.
Tested boiler water quality and took necessary corrective action to maintain good chemical balances to prevent corrosion and harmful deposits.
Performed daily boiler blow downs and safety checks.
Observed and interpreted readings on the building automation system (BAS), registering various aspects of chiller operation to ensure that chillers are operating properly.
Inspected cooling tower components for proper operation.
Noted and reported deficiencies found.
Initiates and/or follows up on the appropriate corrective actions to resolve abnormal conditions.
Communicated the status of plant equipment to team members.
Studied and interpreted equipment and system technical documentation, blueprints, specifications, and performance data, with regard to lab renovations, to determine application, configuration and purpose of system components, to identify appropriate services needed and install them.
Planed and completed projects to develop mechanical, electrical or structural components and equipment to meet specified user needs.
Maintain Clean Steam Generator and WFI Still.
Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on bioreactors, fermenters, separators, and associated equipment for manufacturing support.
Maintain Glass Washers and Autoclaves.
Performed duties as Department Safety Representative.
Education and Training
US Navy Treasure Island Training Center2015Leadership Development: Human Genome Sciences
1998 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning: Grasso Technical SchoolAdvanced Engineer Training I: Operating Engineers Union Local 99
2015 Leadership Development: University of Maryland
2014 Controller Programming - Allen Bradley: American Trainco
DeKalb Technical College1990US Navy Fleet Training Center
1989 Mechanical Technician
RSES Refrigeration Service Engineers Society
*NAPE Nation Association of Power Engineers