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Theme Park  Entertainment Industry Facility And Ride  Maintenance Safety And Operations
Theme Park  Entertainment Industry Facility And Ride  Maintenance Safety And Operations
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  • 1. MICHAEL MANN Tampa, Florida Primary Phone: 813-333-1083 Secondary Phone: 813-655-9508 E-mail: A multifaceted maintenance and construction professional qualified by over 20 years of experience at the management level in multimillion dollar projects, such as theme parks (domestic and abroad), hotels, casinos, military facilities. Excels in culturally diversified business environments. Languages: English (fluent) and Portuguese (good knowledge).Business Skills – Summary:  Background includes successful Facilities Maintenance, Safety and Operation Department implementation of theme parks and/or entertainment facilities domestically and overseas.  Maintenance management in the hospitality industry responsible for buildings & grounds of 3 hotels and 3 casinos to a total exceeding 340,000 sq ft of gaming floor, 1,300 guestrooms, 200+ staff, $13 million dollar operational budget preparation and control, monitoring profit, loss, purchasing, awarding vendor contracts, development and implementation of definitive fields of work activity according to defined time lines creating operational management utilizing the “S CURVE” control method.  Managed construction projects up to $3.5 million dollars from inception to completion ensuring highest quality control and minimizing overall costs with focus on early to on-time delivery of building facilities up to approximately 20,000 sq ft. managing large groups of subcontractors.  Recognized as being a team builder, communicator and motivator with interpersonal skills to develop strong relationships within and outside an organization promoting a grievance-free work environment.  Acknowledged for high quality control and safety standards with great ability to develop and review capital expenditure projects optimizing resources.Technical Skills:  Over 20 years of experience in industrial structure, physical plant and facility inspection, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance.  Hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.  Industrial electric 220/480/3 phase / switchgear and emergency generated power systems.  Electrical control devices / computer controlled safety systems / VFD control systems.  Pump systems (water, pneumatic, and hydraulic).  Power transmission and conveyor systems.  Sewage and waste management. Energy efficiency management, conservation, recycling and hazardous waste handling.  Thermostatic and programmable logic systems.  Industrial HVAC / Chiller Plant and boiler systems.  Operation of industrial support equipment (cranes, forklifts, heavy construction equipment).  Extensive knowledge of industrial theme park ride equipment such as steel coasters, “flat rides”, hydraulically operated, and water propelled rides and equipment.  Experience in Non-Destructive testing of structures and components using Dye Penetrate, Magnetic Particle and Ultra- violet procedures.  Welding, fabrication (MIG, TIG, ARC, GAS, Soldering and Brazing Procedures).  Safety inspection, certification and training.  Procurement and purchasing of tooling, parts, material and subcontracted services, maintaining quality control and cost effectiveness.
  • 2. Work History:INTERNATIONAL THEME PARK SERVICES INC. Responsible for overseeing the theme park Maintenance, Safety &1212 Sycamore Street Operations Dept., procure, train and manage the staff of a brandCincinnati, Ohio 45210 - Tel: (513) 381-6131 new theme park from preliminary construction to a fully operational** LANDORA ISTANBUL – THEME PARK site. Responsible for developing the facility ride maintenance andIstanbul, Turkey – May/2011 – present safety procedures and documentation utilized by the various(on a contract basis) departments for the continuous safe operation. Development ofPOSITION: Director of Facility Maintenance, Safety operational, safety and preventative maintenance standards and & Operations procedures. The park is 21,000 square meters in area, which includes 21 different attractions (2 roller coasters, flume ride, drop tower, and various flat rides) located in an entertainment complex which also encompasses a performing arts arena, an outlet shopping mall, 2 five-star hotels, and various fine dining establishments located in Istanbul, Turkey. Successfully completed over $ 9.4 million worth of projects,K-CON Building Systems, Inc. delivering to the customer ahead or on schedule, generating a 30%2728 Spruill Avenue - 35% profit margin for the company.Charleston, SC 29405December/2005 – June/2010 Managed daily operations and functions of construction projects upPOSITION: Project Superintendent to $3.5 million dollars from inception to completion ensuring highest quality control and minimizing overall costs with focus on early to on-time delivery of building facilities up to approximately 20,000 sq ft. Built partnerships with customers, subcontractors and employees in fostering teamwork and ensuring that all objectives were understood and achieved while maintaining a grievance-free work environment. Note: Project List available upon request.FSSI – Field Support Services, Inc. Provided field observations and inspections of projects to determine28 South Blvd. (Air Force Range) and plan the scope of work needed to build, refurbish or repair Avon Park, FL 33825 structures, roads, support facilities, infrastructure or any otherJune/2005 – December/2005 (6-month contract basis) project as requested. Defined subcontracted services, allocatingPOSITION: Engineer Level IV resources and prioritizing activities increasing productivity by 40%. (equivalent to Project Superintendent)SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO Awarded the "Golden Wrench Award" for 2003/2004 excellence in5223 N. Orient Rd., facility care and maintenance.Tampa, FL 33607 - Tel.: (813) 621-1302 Recruited for Maintenance Director by the VP of Operations toDecember/2003 – April/2005 manage the daily operations and functions of multimillion dollarPOSITION: Facilities Maintenance Director hotel and casino buildings & grounds. Ensured safe and continuous operation by implementing in-house safety program and inspections, complying with industry standards, OSHA, MSDS, ADA, EPA, and NEC to insure 100% injury-free productivity. 50+ staff, 250 rooms on a 178,000 sq. ft. property, with a $4 million department operational budget. Managed business operations including finance and accounting, human resources, contract / subcontract administration and procurement of materials and tooling minimizing operational costs by 30%.
  • 3. PEARL RIVER RESORT HOTEL & CASINO Responsible for buildings and grounds maintenance managementHighway 16 West, of 2 hotels and 2 casinos (Golden Moon and Silver Star – a $750Choctaw, Mississippi 39350 - Tel.: (601) 663-0275 million dollar resort development), 1,071 rooms sitting on a 170,000June/2002 to December/2003 sq. ft. property; Management of a $9 million dollar departmentPOSITION: Facilities Maintenance Manager operational budget. Directed and supervised 150+ employees within different trade groups including Welding & Fabrication, HVAC, Electrical, Carpentry, Painters, Carpet and Vinyl Installations, SAFLOK Systems, Refrigeration, Plumbing, Kitchen and Restaurant equipment, Chilled and Heated Domestic Water Treatment and Distribution, Water Feature and Water Park Maintenance and Operations, Interior and Exterior Building Preventative Maintenance and Repair.VISIONLAND THEME PARK 200 acre amusement park with an additional 7 acre water park2051 Prince Street, housing 30 ride attractions. Areas of responsibility included parkBessemer, AL 35022 - Tel.: (205) 481-8261 ride equipment, safety inspection, preventive maintenance,October/2001 to June/2002 scheduling and prioritizing of mechanical and electrical facilityPOSITION: Director of Maintenance / Consultant maintenance needs. Games, buildings, food and beverage equipment, HVAC, water park care & maintenance, infrastructure and vehicles. Implementation of industry standards, OSHA regulations, MSDS, hazardous material handling, and National Electrical Code. Department operational budgets, staffing, training. Procurement and purchasing of tooling, parts, material and subcontracted services, maintaining quality control and cost effectiveness. Directed the work activity of multiple trade groups consisting of 45 team members. Assisted with the audit of park equipment and resources for the resale of the park. Reported directly to Project General Manager.QUASSY AMUSEMENT PARK Responsible for the day-to-day management and hands-onLake Quassapaug, P.O Box 887 operation of the Quassy Amusement Park mechanical / safety Middlebury, Connecticut 06762 - Tel.: (203) 758-2913 department. Emphasizing on the training and planning of prioritizingNovember/2000 to October/2001 work projects as required, which included but was not limited to parkPOSITION: Maintenance and Safety Manager / Consultant ride equipment, games, buildings, food service equipment, grounds, infrastructure, vehicles and safety. Participation in the development of long-range improvements, planning and preventive maintenance programs. Implementation of all industry standards, OSHA regulations, M.S.D.S, Hazardous Material handling and participation with the park safety committee. Analysis and prioritizing of ride refurbishment projects. Procurement and purchasing of tooling, parts, materials and sub-contracted services, maintaining quality control and cost effectiveness. Updated and defined all documentation needs in accordance to industry standards for ride safety inspections. Reported directly to the park owners.
  • 4. Hired as a District Manager and rapidly promoted to VP ofONESOURCE – Diversified Services Operations & Engineering of multiple maintenance and landscaping-5028 Tampa West Blvd., oriented service facilities. Maintained ride maintenance and safetyTampa, Florida 33634 - Tel.: (813) 886-0001 as well as high-profile award-winning horticulture and landscape atFebruary/2000 to October/2000 various locations including Busch Gardens in Tampa, FL. andPOSITION: Vice-President of Operations / Engineering Williamsburg, VA. Management of operations and activity of over 100 employees within multiple maintenance and landscaping oriented service facilities, located in various districts throughout the Southeastern region of the United States. Financial and operational management of facility services. Control of P & L. Review and development of capital expenditure projects. Vendor contractor negotiation. Mechanical / Electrical Facility and Theme Park Ride Maintenance. High-Profile award winning horticulture and landscape maintenance. Recycling and refuse disposal. Ensure that equipment, materials, techniques and procedures complied with relevant state, federal and local codes and regulations. Ensure proper routine maintenance and repair of facility structures, systems and support areas to minimize downtime of facility operations. Quality control and strict Safety adherence.INTERNATIONAL THEME PARK SERVICES INC. Internationally assigned to oversee equipment installation, procure1212 Sycamore Street staff, train and manage the Ride Maintenance Dept. of 2 themeCincinnati, Ohio 45210 - Tel: (513) 381-6131 park facilities in Brazil, from excavation, to a fully operational site.TERRA ENCANTADA project – Rio DE Janeiro, Brazil – Responsible for developing the facility ride maintenance and safetyOctober 1996 to November 1998 procedures utilized by the maintenance departments for continuous PLAYCENTER THEME PARK project – Vinhedo, São Paulo, safe operation – 4 years in Brazil:Brazil - November 1998 to September 1999 *Terra Encantada in Rio de Janeiro,a $200M investment, 50-acrePOSITION: Director of Maintenance / Consultant theme park incorporating rides, restaurants, and retail shops; *Hopi Hari / PlayCenter in Sao Paulo, the biggest theme park in South America, 188 acres with a variety of restaurants, rides, and retail shops) .CIRCUS CIRCUS - GRAND SLAM CANYON ADVENTURE DOME Supervision and scheduling of preventative maintenance,P.O. BOX 14967, troubleshooting, repairs, modifications, and structural inspections of Las Vegas, N V. 89114 – Tel: (702) 794-3951 theme park rides and attractions. Employee training of safetyJuly 1993 to October 1996 inspections and repair techniques. Interaction with Manufactures,POSITION: Mechanical Engineering Supervisor Suppliers, National, State and Local authorities as required for the safe and continuous operation of the project.PARAMOUNT GREAT AMERICA THEME PARK Millwright mechanic and team member of ride maintenance andP.O. BOX 1776, safety inspection department.Santa Clara C.A. 95052 - Tel: (408) 988-1776October 1991 to July 1993POSITION: Millwright MechanicSUNRISE MEDICAL / QUICKIE DESIGN Millwright mechanic responsible for maintenance and safety of high2842 Business Park Avenue, Fresno CA. 93727 speed production and machine shop equipment used in theOctober 1990 to October 1991 manufacturing of ultra-light wheel chairs. POSITION: Millwright Mechanic
  • 5. CLARK FORKLIFT OF LOS ANGELES INC. Field service mechanic responsible for the servicing repair and San Fernando Valley Division safety inspection of forklift and material handling equipment. Radio 9401 Winnetka Ave., Chatsworth, CA. 91311 dispatched and worked without any direct on site supervision. March 1989 to March 1990 POSITION: Field Maintenance Mechanic SIX FLAGS MAGIC MOUNTAIN Labor grade 4 journeyman mechanic and team member of the ride 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia CA. 91351 maintenance and safety inspection department. September 1977 to July 1987 POSITION: Maintenance MechanicEducation:  Canyon High School, Canyon Country CA – Graduate 1975  College of the Canyons, Valencia, CA – 1977 though 1979  Course Study: Industrial Trades, Welding, Drafting & Mechanical Technology  Santa Clara Community College, Santa Clara, CA - 1991 through 1993  Course study: Welding, Metallurgy and Advanced Hydraulic Control SystemsCertifications & Affiliations:  WINSCORE Preventive Maintenance program – Certified training  MBI (Metal Building Institute) – Quality and Craftsmanship Certification (Feb/2010) - Tooling, Material Handling and Staging, Framing, Windows & Doors, Fiberglass Insulation, Wall Sheeting Installation, Exposed Fastener Lap Seam Roofs, and Standing Seam Roofs  OSHA – 30-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training Program (Feb/2010)  OSHA - 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training Program (Oct/2009)  OSHA – Certified Work Place Safety Practices & Regulations  ASTM – Association of Standards Testing & Measurements  CPO – Certified Pool Operator  Industrial Support Equipment – Certified operator (Cranes, Forklifts, Heavy Construction equipment)  IAAPA – International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions  NAARSO – National Association of Amusement Ride Safety Officials – Certified Ride Inspector  AIMS International – The Amusement Industry Manufacturers & Suppliers – Certified Ride Inspector First Aid and CPR Certified