James Patrick

  • Maintenance Manager | Facility Director
  • Perryhall, Maryland 21236
  • Jan 31, 2018
Full time Other

Personal Summary

Highly motivated, analytical, and solutions-oriented professional, with extensive experience in managing facilities, projects, as well as property and maintenance operations. Adept at installing, operating, and repairing multiple system styles of HVAC units. Armed with proficiency in estimating and analyzing costs for installation and repairs of properties and facilities. Equipped with superior organizational skills and hands-on background in building portfolio projects to ensure that the total facility, down to the smallest detail, meets client needs and corporate standards.

Work Experience

Facilities Director
The Cordish Companies
  • Manage the portfolio of more than 2M square foot of night life districts and multi-use deployment, including office, retail space, and garages in urban settings

  • Render direct site support to several sites, such as central plant operations, mechanical, domestic water delivery, building automation systems, and life safety systems

  • Set strategic direction to site mangers, site engineers, maintenance technician, as well as over 150 janitorial and office staff

  • Serve as liaison between tenant ownerships and controlling partnerships

  • Provide oversight to all capital projects and site inspections for federal, state compliance, as well as company policies and procedures to guarantee adherence to all guidelines

  • Direct the execution of contracts and capital expenditure projects while assisting vice presidents and owners regarding mechanical and maintenance issues along with project estimations

  • Generate specifications for capital expenditure projects without requirements for engineering services

  • Take charge of negotiating and distributing task order contracts while managing and educating site engineers on proper building maintenance and standards as well as in safety concerns resolution

  • Function as key person in the Operations Department during and after the new construction mechanical and life safety systems commissioning

Career Highlights:

  • Minimized risks by ensuring adherence of site engineers and managers to all life safety and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

  • Reduced 25% energy cost per site by creating scope of work

Senior Maintenance Director | Chief Engineer
Cambridge Asset Advisors
  • Administered a portfolio of 12 mixed-use sites, including six general services administration (GSA) sites

  • Supported the site with one million square foot portfolio, which consisted of central plant operations, mechanical, domestic water delivery, and life safety systems

  • Liaised between GSA, owners, and controlling partnerships

  • Led capital projects and site inspections for federal, state, and GSA to ensure execution of 58 gridlines

Career Highlights:

  • Contributed efforts in meeting energy star accreditation and reducing cost by 38% by formulating scope of work for all sites

  • Created strategic plans which resulted in certifying 8 out 12 sites in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

Regional Maintenance Manager
AutoZone Inc.
  • Supervised the entire facility for more than 300 stores with 5 distribution centers from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to Nashville, Tennessee

  • Monitored the performance of 12 two-man crews, responsible for all the central daily plant operational and maintenance functions

  • Organized and manage over 75 capital expenditure projects annually

  • Ensured the execution of all standards for state, federal and local institutions

  • Established a safety, comfort, and image motto to allow service technicians in prioritizing work flow

  • Utilized an effective hiring and management skills to form a specialized and efficient goal-oriented Maintenance Department with an average of 50 completed work request on a daily basis

  • Performed contracting and project management for all major renovations and new store build outs