Twenty years’ experience in managing union and non-union employees; scheduling/planning,
and product engineering design/development. Published “Go Green Electrically” in the spring of
2011, saving $250,000 through research and application of the engineering findings. Expertise
in: cross-functional team leadership, electrical engineering, and technical analysis.
New York State Power Authority / Outage Coordinator/Operations Supervisor
Lewiston, New York – May 2016 - Present
Support facility operations department by managing the responsibility of the Niagara Project Operations
Department consistent with the policies, procedures and overall objectives of the New York Power
Authority (NYPA) and all regulatory agencies during an assigned shift as a Supervisor. Support the
maintenance departments by implementing the responsibilities and procedures found in power
generation’s maintenance manual. Within the scope of this manual, the incumbent shall: (1) optimize the
availability and performance of plant equipment in a joint effort with the facilities operations and
maintenance groups; (2) utilize NYPA’s assets, materials and labor resources in the most cost-effective
manner; (3) utilize resource planning and scheduling techniques and apply the best work methods
available to achieve high standards of maintenance. Responsibilities may also include temporarily
assuming the duties of Operations Supervisor, Niagara River Ice Coordinator, and actively interfacing
with other NYPA facilities and outside utilities. PTR/Plus role: coordination of clearances for major
outages, review of clearance requests and switching orders.
New York State Power Authority / Maintenance Electrical Supervisor
Lewiston, New York – September 2013 - 2016
The main objective of the Electrical Supervisor is to manage, review, and administer electrical personnel
to insure proper maintenance of the applicable work site including but not limited to the RMNPP thirteen
generating units and auxiliary equipment to achieve maximum generation and to implement and take
responsibility for all electrical work either construction, preventive/ corrective maintenance. Manage a
crew of 10 to 25 Electricians (combination of various levels including, but not limited to, Chiefs,
Journeypersons and Apprentices), one General Clerk, with a staff operation of over $1 million. The
Electrical Supervisor controls the department's inventory, oversees daily/weekly/monthly safety meetings
for the department, processes all grievances for the department at Step B, and oversees the electrical
construction of the major construction projects at RMNPP. The Electrical Supervisor may coordinate
work through the MRM planner, aid in preparing the departmental budget on a yearly basis, provide
assistance in overseeing the safety program for the department, and perform the functions of the Electrical
Superintendent during his absence.
Globe Specialty Metals / Maintenance Manager, Electrical Engineer, SAP Administrator
Niagara Falls, New York – October 2011 – September 2013
Managed and Supervised 20 employees, 1 CAD employee, and 1 maintenance supervisor. Meets financial
objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing
variances; initiating corrective actions through SAP and capital projects. Uses RSLogix 5000, AB View
Studio, RSLogix 500, and AB Asset Center for Engineering and troubleshooting all controls. Works with
and maintains 115KV, 13.8KV, 4160V and 480 V substations, switchyards, transformers and MCCs.
Del-Monte Milk-Bone / Project Manager and Plant Electrical Engineer
Buffalo, New York - November 2009 – October 2011
Project Manager of upgrades, modifications and new equipment installs (28 open capital projects).
Maintains electrical library consisting of 40 different software programs and 100+ PLC programs.
Manages 17 full time electricians. Saved $46,310 in reverse engineering for 2011 fiscal year.
Del-Monte Milk-Bone / Operations Manager and Electrical Engineer
Buffalo, New York - November 2002 - 2009
Responsible for and coordinates the activities for Packing, Baking, Transfer and Maintenance
departments. Work closely with production, quality, transfer and maintenance personnel to maintain
production standards while driving process improvement. Monthly sanitation audits, GMP compliance,
HACCP checks, reviewing daily batch reporting, maintenance scheduling and verifying Kronos are daily
responsibilities. Promotes personal safety with operations and employees. Assures appropriate electrical
and mechanical training is provided for skilled trades. Assures objectives are met through coordination of
management objectives with resources on shift assigned. Manages business aspects of sanitation and
Friday night clean up. Facilitate Quality Cost Delivery Meetings and monthly safety meetings weekly.
Sorrento Cheese / Packaging Maintenance Manager
Buffalo, New York - January 2002 - October 2002
Managed 16-20 people in the Packaging Maintenance Department. Responsible for departmental
budget. Supported all department managers regarding all maintenance issues. Scheduled daily mechanic
job assignments (Preventative Maintenance) using Maximo software. Responsible for engineering and
design of new and modified packing equipment.
Butler Manufacturing / Maintenance Electrician
San Marcos, Texas – September 1999 – June 2001
Repaired all mechanical and electrical equipment used in fabricating steel buildings. Specific equipment
repaired: plasma cutters (manual and automatic), conveyors, dc drives, welders (manual and automatic),
punch press, shears, dies, pumps, oven, forklift, and yard truck. Became AWS certified on 03/27/00.
Supervised 3 people.
Frito-Lay / Class A Maintenance Mechanic/Management Devolvement
San Antonio, Texas - April 1997 - August 1999
Repaired all packaging and processing machinery. Welded using an arc, mig and or tig setup.
Troubleshot and repaired Programmable Logic Controllers. Common tools used when completing a
job: drill press, lathe, cut-off saw, bender, plasma cutter, ban saw, die grinder, and a mill. Removed and
replaced pumps, valves, motors, controllers, wiring, power supplies, control boards, gearboxes, and all
other components dealing with a food- processing factory. Responsible for lock-out, tag-out, waste
minimization, parts rebuild and writing procedures on testing high dollar circuit boards, testers,
amplifiers, and power supplies. Facilitated business team meetings using the Continuous
United States Air Force / Electrical and Environmental Journeyman/Supervisor
Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico - October 1993 - November 1996
Repaired electronic equipment, such as computers, industrial controls, audio and video systems,
transmitters, antennas, and servomechanisms, following blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematics and
manufacturer’s specifications, and using hand tools and test instruments: Converses with equipment
operators to ascertain problems with equipment before breakdown, and to determine if breakdown is
human error or mechanical problems. Tested electronic components and circuits to locate defects, using
oscilloscopes, signal generators, ammeters, and voltmeters. Replaced defective components and wiring
and adjusts mechanical parts, using and tools and soldering iron. Responsible for controlling and safe
guarding equipment and a member of the Quality Initiative Team.
Lewiston, New York
PhD. in Philosophy Leadership and Policy completed date of Nov 2019
Buffalo, New York
Master’s in Business and Administration completion date of Nov 2016
State University of New York
Buffalo, New York
Epsilon Pi Tau Member inducted November 2010
Master’s in Industrial Engineering Technology completed in May 2011
Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering completed May 2009
Alfred State Tech
Alfred, New York
Associate of Science in Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineer completed May 1996
Community College of the Air Force
Associate of Science in Electrical and Environmental Systems Journeyman
Williamsville, New York
Completed two years Electrical Systems I & II (Certificate of Completion 1991)
Go Green Electrically 2011, Gilewski N.
Organizational & Community Involvement
Leadership Niagara 2016