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Patrick Martin

Certified HVACR & Service and Maintenance Professional- 20+ years

Summary

A certified Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician with extensive experience in commercial food service equipment installation,servicing and maintenance, general building maintenance, machinery repairs and customer service. Expert in the use of power and hand tools. Committed to maintaining a reputation of quality,commitment and strong work ethics.

Education

May 2017Present

Certificate in Managing Project Risk and Changes

University of California, Irvine via Coursera
April 2017Present

Certificate in Budgeting and Scheduling Projects

University of  California, Irvine via Coursera
March 2017Present

Certificate in Initiating and Planning Projects

University of California, Irvine via Coursera
January 2017Present

Unox Training Worskshop

Unox - Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

3 days training workshop in installation, service and maintenance of combination ovens.

December 2016Present

Certificate in Beverage Systems 

Concordia Beverage Systems-Redmond, Washington

2 days training workshop in installation, service,repair and maintenance of Concordia Beverage Systems.

June 2016Present

Certificate in Beer Dispensing Systems

Micromatic Training Institute- Brooksville , Florida

2 days training workshop in installation and maintenance of Draft Beer Systems.

November 2015Present

Imperial Training Workshop

Imperial Commercial Equipment- Los Angeles, California

1 day training workshop in installation, service and repair of commercial kitchen equipment.

November 2015Present

CMA Dishmachines Training Workshop

CMA Dishmachines- Los Angeles, California

2 days training workshop in installation and maintenance of Dishmachines.

Sep 1997Present

Certificate in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

University of Technology (UTECH)-Jamaica
  • Commercial & Industrial Air Conditioning Systems I -Credit
  • Commercial & Industrial Air Conditioning Systems II - Credit
  • Introduction to Air Conditioning & Refrigeration -Pass
  • Residential Air Conditioning & Refrigeration -Pass

Work History

Jul 2014Present

Senior Service Technician

JACQUES SCOTT GROUP LTD-Island Supply ( supplier of food service & hospitality equipment)- Cayman Islands

GRAND CAYMAN

  • Perform installation, maintenance, servicing and repairing duties in different project assigned by department manager.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance activities on equipment for the company's major clients.
  • Responsible for visiting onsite with other technicians for the commissioning of machines.
  • Meet with customers to negotiate and finalise projects.
  • Engage and supervise sub-contractors as needed.
  • Assemble small and large Kitchen equipment-cold rooms, dish machines, ovens, coolers etc.
  • Provide technical knowledge to customers for proper operating of equipment, by conducting training sessions.  
  • Troubleshoot machineries of complex nature and resolve issues.
  • Source equipment and replacement parts locally and overseas.
  • Perform plumbing and electrical activities as needed on assigned projects.
  • Oversee the  service department in the manager's absence.
  • Expand the company's client base by prospecting for new contracts and jobs.
  • Attend training sessions local and overseas.
Oct 2011Apr 2014

Maintenance Technician

RESTAURANT ASSOCIATES JA. LTD -Burger King/Popeyes- Jamaica
  •  Responsible for all maintenance activities for the region consisting of five stores to include general building maintenance,equipment maintenance and supervision of sub-contractors.
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance activities on building and equipment.
  • Performed installation, servicing,maintenance and repair of restaurant equipment and machinery.
  • Visited onsite with engineers for the commissioning of complex machines
  • Provided technical knowledge to staff members for the proper operating of equipment
  • Ensured operation of machinery and electrical/mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on motors, compressors, sensors, contactors and other electrical components; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.Effect timely repairs to minimise down time.
  • Performed minor plumbing and electrical work as needed.
  • Maintained technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Engaged and supervised outside contractors i.e plumbers, electricians ,carpenters etc.
  • Prepared daily mechanical/electrical maintenance reports.
  • Maintained equipment,parts and supplies inventory by checking stock levels, placing and expediting orders and verifying receipt.
Dec 2008May 2010

Sales & Marketing Consultant(Country)

OMSTAR SALES &MARKETING, LAGS DISTRIBUTING LLC
  • Market and sell the company's products as required, with focus on customer acquisition, customer retention and new business initiative.
  • Organised ,scheduled and performed technical demonstrations with the Government of Jamaica.
Dec 2007Apr 2009

Manager

QUALITY FURNITURE TO LOVE-MANCHESTER, JAMAICA
  • Spearheaded the establishment of the branch office.
  • Managed the overall operations of the store being responsible for promoting, selling and distribution of furniture, kitchens and other carpentry supplies to home owners.
  • Scheduled and supervise installations.
Mar 2007Dec 2007

Sales Agent

CAMERON INDUSTRIES LTD-MANCHESTER, JAMAICA
  • Market and sell the company's products island wide, with focus on customer acquisition, customer retention and new business initiative across the island of Jamaica.
  • Responsible for in-house sale activities.
  • Organised and monitored hardware inventory.
Dec 2004Jun 2005

Drywall Installer

FORBES CONSTRUCTION-GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands

Framed,installed and finished drywall structures in residential and commercial buildings.

Nov 2003Dec 2004

Hardware Supervisor

CAMERON INDUSTRIES LTD -JAMAICA

Supervised the daily operations of the store being responsible for promoting, selling and distribution of hardware supplies and solutions to tradesmen, homeowners and distributors.

Apr 2002Oct 2003

HVACR Technician

Fortes Electrical, Kingston, Jamaica
May 2001Mar 2002

Reefer Technician

KINGSTON REEFER SERVICES, JAMAICA

 Received, inspected, monitored and dispatched Reefer containers at the Port of Entry.

2000April 2001

HVACR Technician

Self- employed
19982000

Facilitator

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION & JAMAICA SOCIAL INVESTMENT FUND

Established and organized non-profit community based organisations and provide training for the members.Assisted with organizing and executing local, regional and national functions.

19941995

Technician

AUTO AIR CONDITIONING

Auto Diagnostics & Air Tune Center-JAMAICA

19911994

Junior Technician

MODERN REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING -JAMAICA

 

Awards & Recognition

Employee of The Month -  Jacques Scott Group Ltd, Cayman Islands July 2016

Grace Trailblazer Award- Outstanding Community Service, Jamaica

Certificate of Membership- Order of the Good Time, Nova Scotia, Canada

Certificate of Appreciation –Antigonish/Guysborough Learning Centre, Nova Scotia, Canada

Certificate of Participation – Canada World Youth, 1993

Certificate of Participation- Analytical Skills in Planning, JSIF , 1998

Certificate of Participation- Community Facilitation Approaches, JSIF, 1998

Certificate of Participation-Community Counselling Programme,  Jamaica Foundation for Children,1998.

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