James B

Property Site Manager - 20 Years of Experience - Near 29102


Property Site Manager

Education Level:

Some College Units Completed

Will Relocate:



02/10/2015 Dear Human Resources, As an accomplished facility maintenance manager and technician with extensive maintenance experience. I was very interested to learn about the opening in your company. I offer over 25 years of experience in the maintenance field. I would like a challenging position with an organization in which my experience, organizational abilities, and interpersonal skills will be of mutual value resulting in growth and tenure. I have worked 24/7 on call for the last 25 years. In the past 25 years I have held only two Jobs, I'm loyal & dedicated and don’t like to change jobs. (please see attached resume) Thank you for your time. tommy (James) James T. Branch 16 Fairway Drive • Manning, South Carolina 29102 803.472.0898 H • 770.778.1592 C • Facility Manager • Maintenance Manager • Field Supervisor • Maintenance Scheduler A working manager/supervisor with over 20 years’ experience managing and maintaining diverse commercial buildings and the associated utilities, equipment, structures, and grounds. Leadership skills enhanced by proficiency as an electrician, building mechanic, HVAC technician, plumber, and carpenter. Possess effective troubleshooting and decision-making abilities, an industrious nature, and the ability to produce the desired results while working autonomously or as a member of a team. Key skills include: Facility/Building Management Building/Mechanical Maintenance Custodial/Janitorial Services Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing Grounds Maintenance, Landscaping Training & Supervising Employees Asset/Inventory Control Customer Relations FACILIMAX ASSOCIATES—Atlanta, GA, 1999 to Present Facility Manager & Technician • Plan, schedule and perform building maintenance for multiple clients including trucking terminals, restaurants, and individual businesses. Develop and maintain relationships with clients. • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, plumbing, HVAC, overhead doors, dock plates, indoor and outdoor lighting, etc. Operate forklift, use carpentry skills, and perform preventive maintenance. (Work unsupervised the majority of time.) • Provide maintenance service for major clients: YRC Roadway Express, Milan Express, Southern Freight, Florida Fleet, Knoles Trucking, Selig Enterprises, Olive Garden, and Red Lobster Restaurants. MMANTEC, INC.—Atlanta, GA, 1989 to 1999 Technical Service Administrator (1998 to 1999) • Provided technical support for multiple facilities including all mechanical and custodial functions. Planned, scheduled and coordinated preventive maintenance of 10,000+ pieces of equipment using computerized system. • Maintained related database (MP2) and generated weekly/monthly statistical reports for company and clients. • Liaised with major clients including FedEx, Delta Airlines, UPS, and the US Government. Facility Manager (1995 to 1998) • Directed the operation of 3 facilities—Delta Reservations Center, Delta Training Center, and Delta Midfield Support Facility—including all mechanical and custodial functions. • Oversaw building maintenance, security, total quality management, budgeting, safety, and mechanical and custodial services. Scheduled and supervised preventive maintenance of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and other systems. • Managed recycling programs, outside maintenance, landscaping, trash removal, and daily cleaning of facilities. • Conducted training meetings related to safety, mechanical, custodial, security, and quality management. Trained, supervised and mentored 35 employees; and interacted with the public daily. Assistant Facility Manager (1990 to 1995) • Assisted in managing the operation and maintenance of new start-up facility for Delta Airlines. Responsibilities were primarily the same as those described as a Facility Manager. Supervised 6 personnel. • Two years later, reassigned to position of increased responsibility; assisted in managing 4 new start-up facilities at the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport. James T. Branch Resume • Page 2 770.778.1592 • MMANTEC, INC. (Continued) Building Mechanic (1989 to 1990) • Maintained, repaired and troubleshot all mechanical systems at the Delta Training Center including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, re-lamping, kitchen appliances, etc. • Oversaw and maintained security and quality measures. Interacted with client and contractors. Electrician (1989) • Maintained and repaired all electrical systems/equipment at Clark University including the gymnasium, auditorium, dorm facilities and rooms, indoor and outdoor lighting, and kitchen appliances. CRAFTSMAN ELECTRIC—Cincinnati, OH, 1986 to 1989 Electrician • Performed residential and commercial wiring, bending of conduit, upgrading of electrical systems, new installations, rewiring, and new additions. Homebuilders Association of Northern Kentucky University – 3 years Courses included: Basic Electricity; Electrical 1, 2, 3; Ohm’s Law, Residential Wiring, Conduit Bending, Commercial Wiring, Contacts and Relays Continuing Education: Management Communication, Criticism and Coping; Employee Attitude Problems, Firing and the Law; Basics of Knock-Your-Socks-Off Customer Service; AMA (American Management Association) Facilities Management School, Service Engineering Associates Custodial Staffing & Standards, University Seminar Center Continuing Education: Technical 3600 Master Mechanic Training Course, Caterpillar CenTraVac Operation and Maintenance, Georgia Trane Factory Training on Variable Air Volume Systems, Operation and Control, Kreuter Manufacturing Co. Using Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) Willing to Relocate