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Posted by John Luzon on February 13, 2009 at 17:35:09:
John Joseph Luzon
124 Century Oaks Drive, Easley, South Carolina 29642
Telephone: (864) 294-8435 / Cellular: (864) 360-7103 / E-Mail: Luzon@warwick.net
Seeking a challenging position using strong skills in any of the following areas:
Project Management / Business Development / General Management
Background encompasses extensive professional experience in the following key positions of responsibility: General Manager; Owner; Maintenance Supervisor; Senior Start-Up Technician; Lead Service Technician; Nuclear Power Plant Operator.
Strengths: Proven leadership/managerial abilities; excellent communication/interpersonal skills (able to develop positive relationships with customers and co-workers); strong business development skills; highly responsible; dependable; team player (works well with others); well organized.
Proficient in the following boiler manufacturing products: Cleaver Brooks, Kewanee, York-Shipley, Miura, Autoflame, Superior, Honeywell, Preferred Instruments, Heat Timer; Nebraska, B&W, BFS Feed Systems, Hawk ICS, Economizers, Blowdown Separators, Electric Boilers, Fireye, Victory Boilers, Metalbestos, Powerflame Burners, Webster Burners, Hurst Boilers, Fulton Boilers, Easco Boilers, and Burnham Boilers.
Areas of Expertise:
● General Management ● Project Management
● Business Development ● Managing a Multi-Million Dollar Profit Center
● Coordinating/Supervising Boiler Makers, ● Price Quotes/Estimates
Service Technicians, Welders and Fitters ● Utilizing Knowledge of Combustion Technology,
To Perform Maintenance, Installations, Combustion Control Programmable PLCs, CSD1,
and Repairs of Commercial and Boiler Retubing, Commercial and Industrial
Industrial Boilers Package Firetube and Water Tube Boilers
● Managing Sales Force ● Maintaining a Profitable P&L Statements
● Maintenance Supervision ● Problem Solving & Decision Making
General Manager November 2007 to Present
Responsible for the operation of a multi-million dollar profit center.
Coordinate and manage boiler makers, service technicians, welders and fitters to perform maintenance, installations, and repairs of commercial and industrial boilers.
Compile and create all necessary information to complete accurate quotations up to several million dollars.
Utilize knowledge and proficiency in combustion technology, combustion control programmable PLCs, CSD1, boiler code repair work, boiler refractory, boiler retubing, commercial and industrial package firetube and water tube boilers.
Maintain profitable P&L statement, remaining conscious of top line revenue versus bottom line profit.
Implemented the following programs: vehicle maintenance program; business development; equipment maintenance; inventory control in parts room and vehicle; smart vehicle deployment; reducing gas consumption; leveraging vendors for reduced costs and shipping times; increasing efficiency in forecasting projects; increasing proficiency in material procurement for projects; quote log follow-up procedures.
Manage sales force to ensure consistent workload to minimize peaks and valleys in revenue stream.
Professional Experience: (Continued)
Owner August 2000 to November 2007
Luzon Wildflower Nursery, LLC
Responsible for the entire land development operation for two companies.
Coordinated thirty individuals and trucks required to complete daily tasks.
Reviewed contracts and provided accurate estimates and cost analyses to builders and project managers.
Maintained corporate profit and loss, overhead and budget.
Proficient in the operation and maintenance of all excavators, bulldozers, skid steers, dump trucks and tractor trailers.
Performed site work services for developers including retaining walls, roads, foundation excavation, utility services, concrete flatwork and cultured stone.
Maintenance Supervisor July 1999 to August 2000
Minisink Valley School District
Responsible for campus maintenance and building operation.
Supervised 40+ custodians, maintenance and ground personnel; coordinated subcontractors for district capital improvements; oversaw competitive bid process and awarded jobs to lowest qualified contractor.
Maintained departmental budget.
Senior Start-Up Technician July 1993 to July 1999
Miller, Proctor, Nicholas, Inc.
Responsible for the start-up of commercial/industrial fire and water tube boilers, boiler feed pumps, combustion control systems, Heat Timer, Preferred Instrument Panels, Hawk ICS, Honeywell 7800 Series Programmers, Fireye E-100 & E-110.
Performed work on Cleaver Brooks, Superior, York-Shipley, Hurst, B&W Water Tubes, Cleaver Brooks Watertubes, Coen Burners, Todd Burners, Natcom Burners, Aerco Hot Water Heaters, Fulton Boilers, Patterson-Kelly Boilers, Webster Burners and Powerflame Burners.
Acted as a liaison between end user and installing contractor; provided OEM representation and completed necessary paperwork to manufacturer for start-up warranty.
Provided product training to customer upon completion of start-up.
Performed and compiled job site takeoffs to complete quotations and aftermarket sales.
Installed instrumentation to accurately determine existing load and fuel consumption conditions; translate information into energy saving data to prove capital expenditures versus return on investment; provided capital expense versus return on investment information to client for project consideration.
Lead Service Technician October 1991 to July 1993
Fleet Pump and Service, Inc.
Installed, serviced and repaired commercial, industrial and domestic water booster systems, sewage and leak protection systems and all associated level staging controls.
Maintained proper documentation for manufacturing warranty review process.
Provided training and technical information to customer upon completion of project.
Accessed job site and communicates upgrades to clients for aftermarket sales analysis.
Field Service Technician September 1990 to October 1991
KW Control Systems
Installed diesel generator systems, switch gear, programmable controllers and 415 hz power supplies.
Responsible for start-up, maintenance/troubleshooting of all components associated with emergency power.
Leading Petty Officer (Oil & Water Laboratory) July 1986 to July 1990
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69
Nuclear Power Plant Operator, responsible for the maintenance and repair of all steam plant equipment.
Responsible for division budget.
Maintained the integrity of onboard drinking water and fuel.
Maintained recordkeeping for superior officer review.
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Education / Training:
Saint Joseph Regional High School, Montvale, New Jersey
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
U.S. Navy Engineering School, Great Lakes, Illinois
Associates of Science in General Engineering
Boiler Feed Water School
Cleaver Brooks Fire Tube
Cleaver Brooks Electrical
Boces Diesel Generator School
Aerco Hot Water Heaters
Flygt Pump School
Navy Apprenticeship Program (Maintenance Mechanic)
Certified Forklift Operator
Certified Scaffold Builder
DEC Storm Water and Erosion Control
Cleaver Brooks Watertube
Webster Burner Technician School
Power Flame Burner Technician School
Fulton Boiler School
Caterpillar Diesel Generator School
415 HZ Power Supply Services School
Pillar Generator School
Available upon request
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