Facility Engineering Manager, Chicago, IL, 1998-2000
§Managed 100 supervisors and mechanics
§Reduced labor grievances from 10 to 1 per week through staff training & accountability.
§Decreased labor costs 70% by replacing unreliable equipment.
§Extensive involvement in labor relations issues, interpreting contract language and addressing labor/management conflicts.
Facilities Engineer/Project Manager, Atlanta, GA and Louisville, KY, 1996-1998
§$16 million project included site selection, design and construction of 1.5 million sf. worldwide logistics park.
§$6 million, 60,000 sf. material handling distribution facility completed on time and under budget.
§Devised plan to evaluate use payback for industrial park. Mitigated wetland issues.
§Established single-source shipping facility gaining new clients and retaining current clients by providing new interface method.
Training Manager, Atlanta, GA, 1994-1996
§$1+ million environmental training for underground fuel storage center established.
§Devised innovative training method, updating entire engineering department on EPA storage tank regulations.
§Computerized and modified training materials and supervised writing of training manuals for project & facility engineers.
§Managed 6 technical writers, providing the foundation for corporate engineering web page.
Wastewater Research/Seminar Presentation, 1992-1994
§Wrote “Best Practices” training manual to standardize and improve employee training.
§Designed seminar; created and built innovative facility to instruct environmental engineers.
Senior Project Engineer/Multitask Project Manager/Plant Engineering Supervisor, Atlanta, GA, 1979-1991
§33% reduction in construction time achieved by standardizing construction design and conveyor systems.
§Consistently attained 100% project ROI in 3 years.