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Dominick Lieze

Dominick Lieze
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director of facilities

Interests: Director, Vice President


Accomplished and results-oriented senior manager with demonstrated success in facilities and operations management. Proven expertise and strong ability to improve processes, maximize productivity, and introduce system efficiencies. Skilled in effective leadership with focus on total organizational coordination to manage resources, provide innovative concepts and ideas; supervise high performing teams. Extensive background in budgeting, with the proven ability to control cost and positively impacts the bottom line. Values vision and innovational approach to building corporate value, market share and customer loyalty. Strong record of project successes with an ability to rally people with a ‘can do’ attitude.

Proven areas of expertise include:

•    Strategic Planning / P&L Management   
•    Risk Management Policy Compliance
•    Quality Assurance   
•    Cost Reduction and Profit Optimization
•    TQM Environment   
•    Purchasing / Security
•    Mentoring / Coaching   
•    Machinery &  Electrical Maintenance
•    Process & Performance Improvement   
•    Employee Development / Technical Training
•    Union Contract Negotiations    
•    Recognized Team Builder and Leader
?    Experienced in Healthcare Management, Industrial Plants, Hospitality Facilities, Commercial and Office Building Management.
?    Knowledgeable in OSHA, HAZMAT, DOT, EPA, JCAHO, and DOT regulations.

                                                       PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Kennedy Hospital, Cherry Hill, NJ                                    
November 2010 – July 2011
Held complete responsibility for capital and operating budgets.  Identified major infrastructure issues and planned for corrections.  Assisted with major capital projects.

•    Reorganized plant operations staff.
•    Performed capital projects in house for cost reduction.
•    Assigned additional buildings MSC and MICA due to high performance level.
•    Helped facility manage Emergency Department expansion.
•    Served on Safety Committee, Disaster Committee, Infection Control Committee and Utilities and Facilities
       Management Committee.
•    Communicated with patients and staff to continually improve hospital conditions.

Virtua Hospital, Voorhees, NJ                                
August 2010 - November 2010
Support of facilities staff during transition of decommissioning of old hospital and opening of new one.

•    Assisted with supervision of staff and boiler room engineers.
•    Participated in house staff support, project management and utilities management.

US Facilities, Philadelphia, PA.                                                                                                                      
2008 - 2010
Facility management for over 1000,000 square feet of three primary high rise city office buildings. Life safety management of fire systems. Management of all staff planning and projects for capital improvement.

•    Reduced utility consumption by 30% annually by implementing an energy saving program for night set back of equipment, reducing energy usage during unoccupied times.
•    Saved equipment downtime and contractor costs up to 50% by reinstating preventative maintenance program and by utilizing in home work force more effectively.
•    Conducted a complete energy survey of all three buildings to create a plan to conserve and reduce energy costs over the next five year plan to reduce costs by 30%.

Jefferson University Hospital (Methodist Campus), Philadelphia, PA                                                     
2004 - 2007                                                                               
A division of a regional teaching hospital.
Responsible for 1 million square foot facility and its grounds.

•    Increased productivity by 30% by identifying areas of the facility that needed improvement in order to gain access to the patient care areas,
•    Saved 20% in construction of new operating rooms PACU and radiology areas by assembling a team of in-house craftsmen to handle a portion of work.
•    Restructured Facilities Department and reorganized labor effectiveness. Developed a project team of skilled craftsmen to do more work in-house resulting in $100 thousand savings per year in labor.
•    Managed Left safety Survey and Joint commission inspector in a more professional approach, resulting in a 75% reduced deficiency list of violations and issues from previous year’s inspection.
•    Managed health mart project to accommodate a new physician group. Provided quick follow-up and resolution of construction space placing, resulting in proper cost reduction of 25%.
•    Recognized by Senior Management as an excellent communicator and given the opportunity to deliver detailed presentations which were used by the health system for orientation and training programs.
•    Saved $100 thousand by changing roof footprint and locator of HVAC unit, allowing room for future operating room expansion  
•    Developed energy savings program for setback of brace utilities resulting in $40 thousand annual savings.
Dominick J.  Lieze

Temple University Hospital (Episcopal Campus), Philadelphia, PA                                                          
1995 - 2004                                                                                     
A division of a regional teaching hospital.
Responsible for 500,000 sq. ft. facility and its ground

•    Wrote policies and procedures for new psychology unit (186 bed psych) for facilities response to patients, resulting in eliminating an outside consulting firm, saving $100 thousand in operative cost.
•    Rebuilt boiler feed water system and upgraded physical plant for 1,000 boiler horse power boilers resulting in a  1million gallon water saving and $500 thousand fuel savings per year.
•    Managed the construction of a 500 thousand feet, 186 bed Psych hospital from demo to final completion reducing cost of project by 25% by utilizing in-house staff for project interface.
•    Converted old original hospital tower, building for police special victims unit, a co-managed project with the city of Philadelphia. Oversaw all construction and asbestos abatement resulting in saving $250 thousand in special fees.
•    Implemented a retailer preventive maintenance program for 500 thousand square foot facility. Entered all equipment data and inventory. Creating policy and procedures and pm paperwork for all primary equipment – increasing labor efficiency by 50% and decreasing equipment down time by 90%.
•    Co-managed all capital projects with a 10 million dollar complete budget. Provided strong leadership in project management, cost reduction and completion schedule. Participated in all project meetings and planning procedures. Provided in-house interface to reduce cost and completion time.

Building Trades Company, Barrington, NJ.                                                                                                
1990 - 1995
A facilities management and maintenance contracting company.
Responsible for the marketing and development of the organization. Skilled trades included air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, heating, electrical, carpentry, construction, roofing, etc.

•    Renovated the following facilities with the project values from $25 thousand to over $250 thousand.
(Office renovations, school renovations, physician’s office, restaurants, apartments).

Holiday Inn, Cherry Hill, NJ.                                                                                                                          
1985 - 1989
An international hotel/motel chain.
Responsible for the management of the physical plant operations (internal and external maintenance) and repair of 175,000  
square foot facility with seven acres of property and commercial acres. Interfaced closely with all department managers in the
planning, scheduling and administration of all inter department recommendations to improve efficiency and productivity.

•    Completely remodeled and updated  facility and engineering equipment guest rooms, commercial areas grounds, and parking facilities, which drastically reduced equipment eleven times cost and improved energy contractor by 50%.
•    Improved productivity by 20% by hiring and training a new staff, developing job descriptions, and restructuring work flows with increased accountability.
•    Established working relationships with new reliable venders and negotiated lower prices, which reduced costs and increased member standards.

                                          EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS / AFFLIATIONS

Certificate: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration    
Certificate: Stationary Engineer
    Certificate: Real Estate Management   
Strategies to Incorporate New NIMS Requirements into Hospital Emergency, Plans, Healthcare Compliance Company
Introduction to Incident Command, Emergency Management Institute and FEMA – 2007
Applying ICS to Healthcare Organizations, Emergency Management Institute and FEMA – 2007
Air Quality Regulation, City of Philadelphia – 1999
Road Scholars Program for Management and Administration, Holiday Inn University.

Delaware Valley Healthcare Facilities Association
National Fire Protection Association
National Fire Marshals Association

Philadelphia Class A Engineers License (Equivalent to BS in Mechanical Engineering)
New Jersey Blue Seal Engineers License (Equivalent to BS in Mechanical Engineering)
Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification as a Universal Technician (Equivalent to BS in Mechanical Engineering)

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