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SENIOR MAINTENANCE ENGINEER/MANAGER
Process Engineering ~ Operations ~ Reliability Engineering
Versatile, accomplished engineering management professional with proven expertise managing
maintenance operations in a wide range of industrial settings. Background includes over twenty years of
international experience at maritime, manufacturing, petroleum, and chemical facilities. See attached
Skills Summary for a complete skills list. Exhibits a strong and firm approach to sustaining and
encouraging safe work environments, and a demonstrated ability to streamline operations. Applies
continuous improvement principles to increase process and maintenance efficiency, and company profits.
Proven ability to draw, read, and interpret blueprints and schematics. Strong skills in directing and
motivating staffs with up to 60 members. Fluent in English, Spanish, Portugese, and Italian.
Staff Supervision Training Marine Systems
Marine Equipment Root Cause Analysis Corrective Maintenance
Preventive Maintenance Predictive Maintenance CMM/CSS Control Systems
SELECTED CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Manages a $28.6 million annual budget, including maintenance, new projects, and operation
Increased main drum reliability to 80% and increased equipment consistency by 35% by developing
and presenting a maintenance plan that included preventive, predictive, and corrective procedures and
by using data collection equipment to implement a predictive maintenance and reliability analysis.
Served as team lead for a $475,000 project to replace an outdated and inefficient drain pumping
station facilitating a cleaner and safer environment due to a resulting decline in flooding.
Reduced contractor staff by 75% and annual costs by $200,000 by implementing an in-house training
program for complex repairs and higher quality and safety standards.
Reduced contractor staff by 90% and improved personnel capability 300% by creating a company-
wide water treatment and maintenance plan to elicit faster repairs, improve equipment efficiency, and
Increased physical plant certificates issued to 85% by developing an equipment certification program.
Reduced customer complaints concerning heating failures by 70% by leading a $650,000 project to
replace heating equipment.
Optimized tanker ship cruising speed by applying innovative problem solving techniques to identify
and resolve an overheating problem in the turbocharger exhaust that had reduced ship speed by 30%.
Designed and created a system implemented on eight tankers that used steam pumps as auxiliary
systems to reduce electricity and fuel oil consumption.
Managed a 40-person staff that built three 60,000 Metric Ton oil tankers, and supervised all testing,
inspections and at-sea performance of the ships to establish navigability.
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COMPANY ABC, Bronx, NY 2003 – Present
Operation & Maintenance Manager/Engineer
Sustains and improves reliability, plant operation, maintenance, and systems documentation for a
leading organic fertilizer recycling facility.
Directs a 38-member staff responsible for the country’s largest residuals recycling facility, with
processing output of 2,000 tons per day.
Manages the plant’s operations, maintenance, projects, and departments including spare parts,
inventory, budget, and compliance with environmental and safety regulations.
Implements a wide variety of engineering solutions to increase equipment availability, increase net
operating rate, reduce operation losses, and achieve standard and acceptable production rates.
Introduced and developed an approach to maintenance incorporating principles of TPM, RCM, and
the Kaizen philosophy, and then created plans, programs, and strategies for personnel and equipment
Company, New Rochelle, NY 2001 – 2003
Director of Engineering
Supervised four technicians, 25 superintendents, and 12 property managers responsible for executing
risk management, maintenance plans, and compliance with all state regulations and certifications for
over 40 rental properties.
Established the company’s first engineering and operations department to control equipment,
inventory, repairs, and personnel, and to improve departmental efficiency.
Implemented an emergency response system that improved customer service by guaranteeing the
availability of technicians to answer client calls during nights and weekends and that increased
demand for company properties.
Company, Italy 1998 – 2000
Plant Turnaround Engineer
Acted as reliability superintendent and provided technical support to recondition ships and achieve
compliance with international standards and regulations.
Inspected and evaluated ships for potential purchase, and evaluated costs of plant recovery.
Designed and implemented recovery projects, including creating workflow schedules, scopes of
work, and hiring work crews, contractors, and engineering crew members, including Chief and
Empowered to enter into contracts and purchase necessary equipment and supplies.
Coordinated with local agencies and authorities to perform safety and operations testing and acquire
Supervised onsite work crews and contractors to execute recovery plans on a daily basis.
Provided worldwide technical support for reconditioned ships in foreign ports, and liaised with
foreign authorities to achieve required repairs.
Introduced and developed an approach to maintenance incorporating principles of TPM, RCM, and
Kaizen, and then created plans, programs, and strategies for personnel and equipment improvement.
Company, Japan 1994 – 1998
Employed TPM-Kaizen-Kaban continuous improvement principles to manage maintenance for a six
ship, factory-fishing fleet operating in Antarctica that produced Surimi and fishmeal for European
Managed onboard maintenance efforts, including ship operation and processing plant, and equipment
such as cutting machines, conveyors, boilers, metering systems, packing equipment, and the ammonia
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Continued)
Company XYZ, Argentina 1982 – 1993
Chief Engineer (Shipyard) (1992 – 1993)
Served as company representative during construction of three super-tankers in El Ferrol, Spain and
two large tankers in Tandanor, Argentina.
Supervised more than 60 contractors and shipyard workers.
Managed sea testing and directed all technical and administrative affairs, including installation,
control, safety, equipment quality assurance, and Mar pollution protocols.
Ensured all technical and company standards were met.
Chief Engineer (Onboard) (1989 – 1992)
Led the engineering department, with responsibility for all equipment and personnel.
Supervised operations of the main propulsion plant, the generation plant, and the steam plant.
Implemented preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance to perform scheduled outages.
Ensured compliance with all international regulations, including emission and water pollution control,
safety, and STCW.
Worked with different classification agencies, including the American Bureau of Shipping, Lloyd
Register, and Bureau Veritas.
First Officer Engineer (1986 – 1988)
Supervised overall operation of the ship while on shift, including the power generation plant,
gas/steam turbines, reciprocating diesel generators, fans, pumps, and deck equipment.
Directed main cargo loading and unloading pumping system, and inert gas system.
Administered personnel workflow, equipment logbooks, and CMM.
Second Officer Engineer (1984 – 1985)
Supervised overall operation of the ship while on shift, including auxiliary equipment and systems
such as water generation, boilers, steam plant, HVAC, wastewater and water treatment systems, and
emissions and special oil pollution control equipment and systems.
Third Officer Engineer (1982 – 1983)
Supervised overall operation of the ship while on shift, including propulsion plant, power plant
auxiliary equipment, electrical maintenance, power balance and evaluation.
Managed operation and power generation onboard large tanker vessels with CRO responsibilities.
MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMY, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Third Officer Engineer, Second Officer Engineer, First Officer Engineer, Chief Engineer
MERCHANT MARINE UNIVERSITY (ESNN), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Chief Engineer (International Unlimited License)
TPM-Kaizen-Kaban continuous improvement training, Nissui, Niihama, Japan
Mechanical marine equipment and systems:
Propulsion plants: Gas turbines, steam turbines, and diesel engines up to 23,000 HP
Power plants: Gas turbines, steam turbines, and diesel engines, up to 5 MW
Propulsion systems: Direct propeller, pitch propeller, reduction gear box; electric motor (synchronic
Generators: Brushes and static electronic excitation, gear coupled indirectly to main engines and
directly to turbo-plants (3X440 V, 10,000 A, 3-5 MW)
Fuel injection systems: Fuel injection combustors (JP-1 Aircraft fuel), fuel injection (Bosh pumps
system), heavy fuel (crude), diesel oil injection pumps, kerosene, rotating burners (boilers), crude and
diesel oil, steam and air atomization, gas and WTE kiln rotating combustors and furnaces
Boilers: High pressure water tubes up to 900 PSI with 16 burners, low-pressure commercial boilers
and burners, steam plant systems and steam-powered mechanical equipment, absorbers, co-
generation, recovery boilers, and super-heaters
Waste management: Sewage recovery systems, incinerators, sewage water treatment, caking
centrifuges, and polymer, sulfuric acid, and caustic treatment systems
Auxiliary equipment: Screw and reciprocating air compressors up to 1200 PSI, fuel oil and lube-oil
vertical purifiers, HVAC systems (including chillers and absorption), direct and indirect refrigerating
plants, Freon 22, 12 and 134 screw compressors, ammonia refrigerating tunnels with reciprocating
compressors, and water distillation plants up to 105,680 gallons per day
Pumps: Centrifugal steam, electric, diesel motor, and hydraulic powered for water, sludge, and fuel
oil (horizontal and vertical, simple double and multiple stages), with capacities of up to 2,500 cubic
meters per hour (660,500 Gallons); positive displacement pumps, including reciprocating, screw,
lobule, spiral, gear, pulse hydrant, and diaphragm, at pressures up to 300 kg/cm2 (4,266 PSI)
Others: Inert gas systems, crude oil washing systems, gas recirculation systems, regenerative thermal
oxidizers, gas liquefaction systems, air compressed systems, turbochargers, and scavenge
Water treatment plants and systems, including boiler feeding water, sewage water disposal, drinking
water, industrial processing water, and engine cooling water
CMM and CCS control systems
CCS: Simos 31 & 32, Dynac, Brown Bovery P24, ACC, Wonderware Computerized control systems
CMM: MP2 & Maximo, Siemens CMM 216, Brown Bovery CMS X-73
Electronic Control: Siemens PLC, and Alan Bradley PLC and systems
Control systems: Electrical, electro-pneumatic, electro-hydraulic, and mechanical control systems,
valves, including regulating valves, safety valves, controlling valves, cut off valves, and emergency
Instruments: Pressure meters, flow meters, CEMS (continuous emission monitoring systems), PH
indicators, vibration switches, temperature switches (pt, thermo rope, etc.), gas analyzers (O2, NOX,
CO2, CO), level indicators, and vibration instruments (Ludeca)
Maintenance special training: RCA (reliability centered maintenance), TPM (Total Productive
maintenance), Kaizen (Continuous improvement), performance and efficiency engineering, lean
manufacturing, metrics, and troubleshooting techniques
Preventive: Development and implementation of scheduled maintenance programs and lubrication
plans, overhauls, outages, inspections, draft tasks, instruction books, procedures, checklists, and
emergency response programs
Predictive: Development and implementation of data collection systems and programs, fault trees,
root cause analysis, temperature and vibration spectrum analysis, lubrication analysis, thermal
growth, alignment and bearing management, Infrared monitoring and analysis, report and procedure
drafting, and trend analysis and spectrum generation to prevent breakdowns
Corrective: Development and implementation of corrective actions such as laser alignment,
balancing, lubrication plans, maintenance frequency, and training
Training: Development and implementation of personnel training, including SOPs and SMPs,
checklists, and instruction books
Conveyors: Screw (shaft and shaft-less), Belt, air, vibrating, bucket elevators, and transport lines
Drum dryers: Furnaces and rotating dryers, RTO burners, and duct heaters
Dust collection: Dustex systems, bag houses, jet cleaners, scrubbers, and oiling systems
Fish processing: Cutting machine laser auto programming, bone milling and drying machines, fish
meal furnace, packing and conveying machines, ammonia and Freon refrigeration plants (frozen
tunnels, direct and indirect systems)
Waste to Energy: Kiln furnace, rotating combustors, recovery boilers, and steam turbine generators