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Edgar Ames

Richmond,TX

Summary

Proficient facilities professional with experience in plumbing, HVAC and electrical systems. Respond to emergency requests at any hour and work efficiently to minimize disruption. Proven history of high-quality and reliable work. Highly effective at keeping facilities running smoothly with skilled diagnostics, troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities. Organized, hardworking and proactive in correcting issues early. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Overview

38
38
years of professional experience

Work History

Facilities Technician III

Teledyne Marine
2014.10 - Current

Monitor and perform routine, preventive, and predictive maintenance on all building equipment and keep
Facilities Manager apprised of all project work.
Developed a strong customer service-oriented relationship with client, employees and managers.
Reconfigure, install, position, and remount modular offices and space.
Respond, troubleshoot/resolve the Facility Service Work Orders received from building occupants;
including, but not limited to plumbing, HVAC, lighting, roofing, electrical service calls and badge reader
systems.
Perform preventive maintenance, repairs, modifications and general facility maintenance tasks in the
areas of painting, patching, fixtures, caulking, flooring, carpentry, locksmith, etc.
Assist shipping and receiving with delivers to various vendors.
Monitor environmental compliance issues and help with workplace safety matters.
Maintenance of company vehicles.

Facilities Engineering Tech

Harris Health System - Ben Taub Hospital
2014.10 - Current

Monitor, log and adjust settings in Metasys software and troubleshoot any problems found.
Monitor, log and respond to fire alarm issues.
Monitor, log and troubleshoot tube systems.
Log steam and water pressure daily for discrepancies.
Ensure isolation rooms maintain proper negative/positive settings. Troubleshoot mixing boxes, velocity
controllers, actuators and dampers.
Assign work orders to building operators.
Calibration of air monitor device for air handlers.

General Maintenance Technician

Abilities Unlimited Inc
2013.09 - 2014.05

Provided afterhours/emergency support for the company like resetting alarm panels, restarting the
central plant, letting vendors in afterhours, resetting of electrical breakers and elevator support.
Assist the lead electrician and make general repairs and or replacement of outlets, switches, fuses,
fixtures and ballast.
Plumbing maintenance and repairs including fix/repair of sinks, faucet/comdo senors, snaking of drains
and unstopping clogged drains.
Inspect drives, motors, belts, check fluid levels, replaced filters and performed other maintenance
actions.
Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them by using blueprints, repair manuals
and test equipment.

  • Followed safety protocols to minimize workplace accidents.
  • Enhanced workplace safety by identifying potential hazards and implementing corrective actions in a timely manner.

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Waters & Kraus LLC
2005.06 - 2013.03
  • Performed maintenance service and repairs in the areas of plumbing, electrical and hvac etc.
  • Researched prices-maintained inventory and purchased office furniture, equipment and supplies.
  • Maintained adds moves and changes to Nortel Norstar and ShoreTel phone systems.
  • Maintained most copy equipment and fax machines throughout various sites.
  • Acted as a liaison between company and vendors.
  • Maintained the Lithonia light systems for the company.
  • Maintained conference room laptops with installing windows updates, image laptops, replace screens.
  • Keyboards and install drivers.
  • Maintained security system throughout company including checking cameras, issue security badges to
  • new employees or vendors and updates to security software.
  • I have occasionally worked with outside vendors and technicians to further my knowledge about theFacilitiesacilities trade. Perform all office moves, box moves, file moves, and conference room furniture setupsFori>
  • for the company. Maintain all storage areas and facilities supplies.
  • Perform minor maintenance work (i.e., hanging whiteboards, installed locks, hanging pictures, installinKeyboardi>keyboard trays, replacing light bulbs and ballasts, etc.).
  • Ensures all fire extinguishers, ladders, access doors and other safety equipment are in working order.
  • Assures work orders are completed for all maintenance related requests and documentation existsFollow-upli>follow-up action taken, including: a description of the work done, materials used, date completed, persCompany>
  • company performing the maintenance, cost of repair, etc.
  • Preventive maintenance of cooling tower i.e., changing of belt, greasing of bearings, cleaning of tower.

Cable Technician

Electra Link
1994.08 - 2002.10
  • My skills include basic computer technology, blueprint & schematics reading, troubleshoot, repair, test,
  • and maintenance of voice/data communication systems.
  • Inside and outside wiring, handling special projects as well as difficult or time-consuming installations.
  • Outside / inside Plant, aerial / underground cabling, backbone, horizontal & riser cabling, Cable pathways,
  • Tel Closets, Switch Rooms, Equipment spacing.
  • UTP/STP/PVC/PLENUM cables, CAT3, CAT4, CAT5, CAT5e, Telco cables, coax, single / multi-mode fiber
  • optic cables, F-Type, Intercom, Modular, TNC/ BNC.
  • Installation, Termination of: Hubbell, Krone, Leviton, AMP, Telecomm, MOD- TAP,
  • Ortronics, Siemen, WireMold, Panduit, Berk-tek, ADC, ATT, Belden, Lucent, products.
  • Application of the infrastructure standards. LAN, WAN, MDF/IDF.Termination of 66,
  • 110, bix & krone blocks and patch panels.

Electrician's Mate 3rd Class

US Navy
1985.12 - 1990.05

Installed power and lighting circuits, and repaired distribution circuits.
Installed wiring for lights and other equipment, and maintain distribution panels, switches, switchboards,
controllers, voltage regulators, current transformers, voltage transformers, and electric motors.
Knowledgeable about electrical sketches, diagrams and blueprints. Maintained and repaired various
lights in the flight deck department.
Troubleshoot various components with multimeters ohm meter and amp meters.

  • Inspected electrical systems for safety and code compliance.
  • Inspected electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards and defects.
  • Cleaned and organized job sites before and after jobs to maintain safety and efficiency of work environment.
  • Followed safety procedures to maintain safe work environment.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and adapt to new situations.
  • Self-motivated, with a strong sense of personal responsibility.

Education

High School Diploma -

Forest Brook
7525 Tidwell Rd. Houston Texas 77016
05.1985

Skills

  • Groundskeeping
  • Sanitation Guidelines
  • Power Tool Operation
  • Emergency Response
  • Customer Relations
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Troubleshooting
  • Punctual and Reliable
  • Equipment safety
  • Facility Upkeep
  • Electrical Troubleshooting
  • Minor Repairs
  • Plumbing knowledge
  • Cleaning and sanitization
  • HVAC knowledge
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Fire Safety Systems
  • Building Maintenance
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Work Request Systems
  • Lighting Systems

Timeline

Facilities Technician III

Teledyne Marine
2014.10 - Current

Facilities Engineering Tech

Harris Health System - Ben Taub Hospital
2014.10 - Current

General Maintenance Technician

Abilities Unlimited Inc
2013.09 - 2014.05

Facilities Maintenance Technician

Waters & Kraus LLC
2005.06 - 2013.03

Cable Technician

Electra Link
1994.08 - 2002.10

Electrician's Mate 3rd Class

US Navy
1985.12 - 1990.05

High School Diploma -

Forest Brook
Edgar Ames