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John Castoro 091212

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Director & manager of multiple site facilities specializing in data site and HVAC/R automation controls for the reduction of energy consumption.

Director & manager of multiple site facilities specializing in data site and HVAC/R automation controls for the reduction of energy consumption.

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  • 1. John Castoro 309 Essex Drive Brick, NJ 08723 Home Phone: 732-477-3531 Cell: 732-330-1775 e-mail: jcchiefeng@comcast.net Business Entrepreneur - Director of Utilities & Critical Environments - Manager of Mechanical & Electrical SystemsProfessional with proven experience in the operation and maintenance of all site utilities, critical environments, central plantequipment and control systems. Expert in the installation, maintenance and operation of chillers, boilers, pumps, steam stations,building systems, DDC - PLC controls, mission critical equipment, UPS, STS/PDU, generators, CRAC Units, Halon-1301,FM200, FE-25 fire suppression systems, pre-action water fire suppression systems, programmable automatic switch gear andbuilding management software. Vocational teacher of HVAC/R and control systems.Currently writing a textbook which combines the HVAC/R trade with PLC controls.Technical Skills:  MS Office Software-ALL (Office Suite, MS Project)  Maximo work order and maintenance management software suite  AutoCAD, Visio  Electrical design, installation, maintenance  Chiller, Boiler, Steam Control, HVAC/R design, operation, installation and maintenance  Building energy management controls design, installation, operation, maintenance, validation and commissioning i. DDC- Honeywell, Carrier, Andover, Circon, Siemens (Landis & Gyr) ii. PLC- AVG / EZAutomation iii. Pacific Controls Galaxy Platform  Vocational Level Instruction – HVAC/R and DDC/PLC Controls  Gasoline/Diesel Engine Maintenance & Repair  Emergency/Standby Generator design, operation, maintenance & testing  Commissioning & Validation of new electrical, mechanical & control systemsProfessional Strengths:Ability to work under pressure, make decisions & resolve issues in a 24/7 environment.Over 20 years of operation & repair of building equipment.Teacher of skilled trades in HVAC/R, DDC & PLC controls.Proven management skills of trade employees.Creation of preventative maintenance & safety programs at multiple sites.Perform equipment audits for safety & energy management improvements.Expert in control systems logic with the ability to translate programming languages.Trained, experienced energy audit engineer – Building Performance Institute.Ability to analyze risk in the design phase of new or renovation projects and offer equitable solutions.Innovative team leader, inspirational co-worker and counselor to help employees reach future goals. John Castoro Resume Page 1 of 5
  • 2. Work HistoryWNYW Fox5 New York / WWOR My9 Secaucus NJ Fox Television Stations, Inc. – Director of Facilities2011 – PresentManages and directs 26 employees in the operation & maintenance of two sister television stations including Local 3 electricians, Local 30 operating engineers,maintenance and custodial employees. Maintains the financial stability of the department through the creation and management of operating and capitalbudgets. Responsible for construction projects, fire safety and emergency action plans. Provides facilities support for broadcast engineering and productiondepartments.INNOVATIVE LOGICAL CONTROLS, LLC – Owner2008 – 2011 (Retired)Energy Management / DSM Utilities Automation / PLC Design, Programming, Maintenance & Training.Panel design and installation, retrofit of existing DDC systems with PLC controls. Specialization in complex sequences of operation. Training in HVAC/R,Building Automation and Facilities Management.THE LIGHTSTONE GROUP – Director of Utilities / EMS Controls / Energy Management2007 – 2010Designed, installed, programmed and commissioned an AVG/EZAutomation PLC control system at each of five properties to manage and control utility usage.This includes integrating each local area network into the company wide area network. I manage all utility contracts and monitor current usage to develop newstrategies to reduce utility costs. I design and recommend all electrical and mechanical upgrades for the residential division for properties of 100 to 600 units,both high rise and garden style configurations. Larger property boiler plants exceed 800 HP and chiller plants of 1200 Tons.JOHNSON CONTROLS, INC. – Computer Sciences Corporation Project - Critical Environment Operations Manager2006 – 2007Managed a staff and operated mission critical equipment in the data center:Four Carrier 300 ton centrifugal chillersEight Liebert Deluxe System/3 Environmental Control SystemsTwo Caterpillar 2000kW 3516 emergency diesel generator setsFour Exide 500kVA UPS modulesTwo Mitsubishi 750 kVA UPS modulesFour Liebert Power Distribution Units w/static switchTwo L3 Communications static switchesASCO automatic / programmable switchgear / S&M 12.5 kV Power Distribution SwitchesAll required trim and auxiliary equipment for the aboveDesigned and proposed electrical and mechanical infrastructure modifications. Instructed all engineering personnel on all mission critical equipment. Managedthe maintenance and operational budget and project managed an infrastructure upgrade with a value of over $10 million.JERSEY STATE CONTROLS - Operations Manager2003 – 2006Directly responsible for the financial stability of a building automation company managing installations, service and procurement, with a direct report to thecompany principals on financial profitability, employee productivity and material usage. Managed over $7 million in projects during 2003 – 2006. Designed andprogrammed multiple projects as a company representative of Andover Controls Corporation (now Schneider Electric) and Circon Systems Corporation.THE TRUMP CORPORATION - Director of Operations2002 – 2003I directed Resident Managers and staff members in the operation of seven condominium buildings in mid-town Manhattan. This position required me topersonally meet with high profile and celebrity owners to resolve problems relating to building quality of life and alteration contracts. Specifiedmechanical/electrical and building control modifications and contracts to each condominium board of managers to maintain the common space. John Castoro Resume Page 2 of 5
  • 3. GLOBIX CORPORATION - Mission Critical Manager2000 – 2002Managed a staff and operated mission critical equipment in multiple data centers:One Trane Centravac 250 ton centrifugal chillerTwenty Liebert Deluxe System/3 Environmental Control SystemsTwo Caterpillar 2000kW 3516 emergency diesel generator setsEight Liebert 225 kVA UPS modulesSixteen Liebert Power Distribution UnitsASCO automatic / programmable switchgearAll required trim and auxiliary equipment for the aboveProject managed and developed a peak shaving generator system to relieve the Con-Edison 4 MW primary power source in a New York City Data Center.Designed and proposed electrical and mechanical infrastructure modifications. Instructed all engineering personnel on all mission critical equipment. Also, heldthe position of NYFD Fire Safety Director for the main data site.AIRTRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. - Service Manager1999 – 2000I performed as the front desk Service Manager for a refrigeration and air conditioning company managing twelve NJ Local 274 pipe fitters engaged in retrofitinstallations, service and procurement, with a direct report to the company principals on employee productivity and material usage. Answered the service “hot-line” and scheduled regular and emergency service calls during normal business hours as well as the 24/7 on call service pager.SUSSEX COUNTY TECHNICAL SCHOOL - Teacher of Skilled Trades – HVAC1997 – 1999I instructed the 9th through 12th grade levels as a non-tenured teacher of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. My accomplishments includedthe reorganization of the shops mechanical equipment and the implementation of the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute Course Curriculum. I proposed amodification to the current curriculum to include Facilities Maintenance, which would graduate a senior student with a NJ State Black Seal Low PressureFiremans License. Senior projects required a written business plan to invest $100,000 into an HVAC service business.Student Council Co-Advisor / Class of 2002 Co-AdvisorBuilding Controls, Inc. (business start-up) - Project Manager1996 - 1997Performed sales presentations for the Carrier Comfort Network and the Honeywell Excel 5000 Network to prospective customers. Designed systems andmanaged the labor force for new construction and existing retrofit work within the Building Controls Division. Responsible for procuring appropriate sub-contracts, purchasing material and coordinating multiple trades for each project with the intent of completing the project within the companys and customersexpectations. Designed and wrote software necessary to operate the customers equipment as specified and suggested energy conservation opportunities.Instructed customer operating personnel on the individual building design and function of the installed systems.LANDIS & GYR, INC. - General Engineer1995 – 1997Designed systems and managed a union labor force of electricians and pipe fitters for new construction and existing retrofit work within the Systems OperationsDivision of the Metro Branch of Landis & Gyr. Responsible for procuring appropriate sub-contracts, purchasing material and coordinating multiple trades for eachproject with the intent of completing the project within the companys and customers expectations. Designed and wrote software necessary to operate thecustomers equipment as specified and suggested energy conservation opportunities. Instructed customer operating personnel on the individual building designand function of the installed system. Upon completion of the original installation contract, proposed to Facilities VPs/CFO an appropriate integration package foradditional customer sites.JOHNSON CONTROLS WORLD SERVICES - American Home Products Corporation Project - Chief Engineer1993 – 1995I was responsible for operating and maintaining an 1800 ton chiller plant and 300 HP boiler plant with all associated auxiliary equipment:Three York 600 ton centrifugal chillersTwo Cleaver Brooks 150 horsepower hot water boilersThirteen Carrier 39NX 35K-40K CFM variable speed Air Handling UnitsLandis and Gyr System 600 Building Management SystemAll required trim and auxiliary equipment for the aboveAdditional duties included a process chiller system used to condition the company data site. I modified the design, installed and operated the HVAC/R, electricalequipment and building management systems. I managed the grounds maintenance contracts and maintenance staff. John Castoro Resume Page 3 of 5
  • 4. CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD - Citicorp Project - Operating Engineer (12:00AM - 8:30AM shift)1990 – 1993Operated mission critical equipment in multiple data centers on the 12 midnight to 8:30 AM shift:Three Trane Centravac 500 ton centrifugal chillersTwo Iron Fireman 60 horsepower hot water boilersThirty-five Liebert Deluxe System/3 Environmental Control SystemsThree Caterpillar 2000 kW 3516 emergency diesel generator setsSix Piller 415 Hz motor generator setsSix Piller Uniblock rotary UPS modulesAndover S/256 Control SystemAll required trim and auxiliary equipment for the abovePAINE WEBBER, INC. - Operating Engineer (12:00AM - 8:30AM shift)1989 – 1990Operated mission critical equipment in multiple data centers on the 12 midnight to 8:30 AM shift. Equipment included all UPS, STS/PDU, Generators, Chillers,CRAC Units, Boilers, Halon-1301 fire suppression system, pre-action water fire suppression systems, programmable automatic switch gear and buildingmanagement monitoring software systems.UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE - Engineman/Building Equipment Mechanic1973 – 1989I was responsible for operating and maintaining a 1050 ton chiller plant and 400 HP boiler plant with all associated auxiliary equipment on the 11:30 PM to 8:00AM shift including weekend work shifts:Two Carrier 525 ton centrifugal chillersTwo Carrier 132.8 ton-reciprocating chillersTwo Cleaver Brooks 200 horsepower steam generatorsTwo Weil McLain 32 horsepower hot water boilersRobert Shaw pneumatic control systemAll required trim and auxiliary equipment for the above Repaired or rebuilt centrifugal pumps, semi-hermetic refrigeration compressors, steam condensate return systems, and potable water booster pump systems. Inthe absence of the contracted elevator company, the US Postal Service trained select trade employees to operate and repair the hydraulic elevators of which Iwas one. Additional duties included maintaining the electrical system infrastructure connected to all mail processing equipment. I assembled and repaired allgrounds maintenance equipment.Before being trained in the maintenance trade, duties included mail processing and delivery. Training included passenger vehicle operation, one, two and fiveton box truck operation. John Castoro Resume Page 4 of 5
  • 5. TRAINING & EDUCATIONMilwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WIMechanical / Electrical Engineering Courses1973 – 1974 – AttendedNew York University School of Continuing EducationReal Estate InstituteCertification - Certificate Course Building Electrical Design – Critical SystemsState of New Jersey, Trenton, NJEngineer’s LicenseBlack Seal Low Pressure FiremanBlue Seal 2C RefrigerationUS Postal Service Technical Training Center, Norman, OKCertificationsIndustrial ElectricityPneumatic and Electric ControlsBoiler Operation and MaintenanceChiller Operation and MaintenanceEnergy ManagementElevator Maintenance – HydraulicExide Electronics, Raleigh, NCUPS Maintenance CourseBuilding Owners and Managers Institute InternationalCertification - Systems Maintenance AdministratorCity Of New York - FDNY, New York, NYCertificate of Fitness - FDNY-Fire Safety Director-Z-50-2001 / Z-58 -2012State of New Jersey, Trenton, NJCertification - State of New Jersey Department of Education - Teacher of Skilled Trades / Heating and VentilatingAir Conditioning & Refrigeration Institute (ARI)Certification – Air Conditioning & Heating ExamRefrigeration Service Engineers SocietyCertification - EPA 608 / Universal Certification Proper Refrigerant PracticesESCO InstituteCertification - EPA 609 / Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Recovery and Recycling EquipmentHoneywell CorporationHoneywell Home & Building Control UniversityNET-840 Excel CARE Excel 5000 ProgrammingLandis & Gyr, Inc., Buffalo Grove, IL (now Siemens Corporation)Design Engineering 1 & 2Database Programming 101 & 201 - PPCLLincoln Technical InstituteDiploma-Automotive MechanicBuilding Performance InstituteBuilding Analyst Certification John Castoro Resume Page 5 of 5

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