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  Plant Operations Director
Brian Kane
Industry Type: Building Owners
City & State: Johnstown,CO
Job Title: Plant Operations Director
Relocation Preferences: Colorado
Objective: Seeking and challenging and responsible position in the Facilities Management field that will utilize my managment experience, training and education as a Certified Facility Manager.

I am a strong team player and wish to make a meaningful contribution to my new employer.
Brian Kane

Certified Facility Manager / Director of Plant Operations /
Facility Condition Inspections & Project Manager

Results oriented leader with 13+ years of increasingly responsible Facility Management experience with a consistent record of exceeding company goals and targets. IFMA - Certified Facility Manager (CFM), utilizing a team approach to drive organizational improvements and implementation of best practices. Superior team building, interpersonal and problem solving skills to motivate staff members and improve overall performance.

Proven Areas of Expertise Include:

Administer, direct, and manage the related functions of Facility Maintenance, Service Contracts, Grounds Maintenance & Snow Removal Operations, Custodial Services, Environmental & Security Risk Assessments, Energy/Utility Management, Roof & Parking Lot Management, Recycling, Shipping & Receiving, and Life Safety/Joint Commission & OSHA Audits.
Project Manager Tactical & Strategic Facility Planning, Design, Capital & Expense Budgeting for new facilities, remodels/upgrades to older facilities and equipment procurement.
Leadership, personnel development & teambuilding to improve/promote employee engagement.
Establishing policies, new work processes, and performance monitoring of Work Order System in support of continuous facility improvement.
Gallup Survey score for employee engagement, 99% percentile & Press Ganey Survey score for customer service, top 10% in the nation for maintenance operations.
Multi-Site Facilities Facility Maintenance & Grounds Operations, Facility Condition Inspections & OSHA Safety compliance.
Facility Risk Assessments - Joint Commission Audits and Security & CMS Health Department Surveys.
Departmental Moves Space planning, scheduling & cleanup
Lease Agreements & Utility Easements with City Government


Director of Plant Operations
Nov 2002 Jan 2008
McKee Medical Center Loveland, CO

McKee is a community, acute care hospital licensed for 132 beds, totaling over 430,000 SF, which includes ten additional off-site clinics.

The Director of Plant Operations provides administrative direction and leadership to the Facility Services Department. This department is responsible for the physical building repair, maintenance, improvements, and Capital Construction Projects. The Plant Operations Director develops, evaluates, and manages Plant Services Department to contribute to the overall success of Banner Health and its ten satellite facilities. Position provides a leadership role in establishing a philosophy, vision, and direction for the departments function within Banner Health in the provision of effective and efficient health care delivery.

Ensured the safe, efficient and effective operation of physical plant, maintenance & ground related services to all departments and off site properties. Coordinate property management activities on a variety of medical office buildings, clinics, and ancillary service centers. Made decisions regarding Capital & Expense Budgets and utilization of human resources.

Performed long-range planning and performance improvement relative to asset management & replacement, developed and monitored PM schedules, and utility costs. Monitored construction activities as assigned during Legacy Expansion Project, increasing the gross square footage of the hospital by over 68%, adding an additional 137,000 square feet for patient care. Provided leadership in a variety of regulatory, compliance, and accreditation activities involving Life & Fire Safety, Environment of Care Sub-Committee Leader reporting on Joint Commission & CMS Health Survey findings, and code/performance issues to ensure compliance.

Provided leadership, direction and expertise to the facilities team and department management. Responsibilities included: hiring, performance evaluations, role summary development, and corrective actions to include terminations. Ensured departmental performance that complimented system, facility, divisional, and department specific goals and objectives.

Modeled fiscal responsibility and creativity while continually identifying opportunities for improvement. Oversight of facility operating budgets and maintenance staffing plans. Create a department wide focus on safety, performance, and quality control. Monitored work order backlog and benchmarked operating results related to TMA Work Order System. Champion the use of technology throughout the department to continually enhance performance and reduce operating costs. Model the use of DDC information technology to optimize HVAC performance & reduce utility costs.

Leadership role included developing a philosophy, vision and direction for the Facilities Services Department to enhance customer service. Developed policies & procedures and monitor departmental service standards. Participated in system and facility initiatives regarding patient care and service excellence.

Facilities Manager
July 1999 Oct 2002
Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO

Facilities Managers role included the planning, directing, and management of CSMs operations & maintenance programs and campus service functions supporting the student population with various research projects, and other related activities for a campus of up to 3,800 students, approximately 650 faculty and staff, facilities totaling 1.5 + million square feet, located on a 370 acre site. Managed a staff of eighty-five employees, including five supervisors.

Managers responsibilities included all aspects of campus building systems maintenance consisting of: General Maintenance, Lock, Paint, Electrical, Heating Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC), Plumbing, Custodial, Grounds & Snow Removal Operations, Fleet Operations, Distribution Services, Archives and Special Campus Events.

Collaborate with Shop Supervisors and Plant Engineering Group in developing Preventative Maintenance Standards, including program development, implementation, performance and evaluation.

Managed, prepared, and analyze data pertaining to the departmental budget. This included implementing guidelines and controls for use of operational, personal services, and contractor costs, reviewing and authorizing expenditures, and identifying and developing solutions for budget shortfalls.

Directed the operations of the Building Maintenance and Services Shops by supporting supervisors in hiring employees, conducting performance reviews and documenting corrective actions as necessary, developed and implemented cross-training programs for a staff of eighty-five employees.

Facilities Operations Manager Mar 1997 Dec 1998
Fluor Daniel Company IBM Boulder Site, Boulder, CO

Scope of managerial responsibilities included: planning, directing, and overseeing the operational functions of IBMs 2.4 million square foot facility, comprised of 33 commercial buildings, 67 acres of parking, located on an 850-acre site. Infrastructure included: 400,000 square feet of raised computer floors, Data Control Center, office areas, Distribution & Recreation Centers, Central Utility and Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plants servicing the IBM Site.

Responsibilities included the operation & maintenance of two Central Utility Plants, T&M Contractor Coordination, Forklift Repair, Rolling Stock & Satellite Parts Inventories, Shipping & Receiving, Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal & Recycling Operations, Facilities Maintenance, and Grounds Care Program including Snow Removal Operations.

Facility Inspection & Project Design Coordinator
July 1987 Dec 1995
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Batavia, IL

Scope of supervisory responsibilities include the implementation and management of site-wide Facility Condition Inspection (FCI) Program complying with DOEs - Real Property Maintenance Management Orders. Scheduled and coordinated visual inspections of all structural, electrical, mechanical and roof components for each of the 325 buildings located on Fermilabs 6800 acre site, owned by the DOE.

Maintained work history for 168 Commercial and 157 Residential Buildings, totaling over 2 million square feet. Generated building repair work requests, Purchase and T&M Work Order Requisitions. Provided written proposals, specifications, and material & labor estimates. Facility Condition Inspection Program (FCI) Database generated Annual & Long Range Maintenance Plans for Capital & Expense Budgeting.

Design Coordination & Small Project Management responsibilities included: piping, structural, mechanical, roofing and civil working drawings, cost estimates, specifications, schedules, and bid packages for work accomplished by Fixed-Price Contracts and T&M Operations.

Collaborated with assigned engineering staff to obtain the required designed, construction coordination & project management support. Utilized design input, drawings & specifications from Engineering Department to compile bid packages.
Initiated various design reviews, coordinated and incorporated appropriate changes to bid package documents to facilitate fixed-price bidding process. Expedited funding approval, tracked labor and material costs, initiated change orders, reported progress of projects with regard to design, bidding, scheduling, construction, and project closeout & cleanup.


Regis University, Denver, CO
Bachelor of Science Degree Business/Technical Management

Butler County Community College, Eldorado, KS
Associate of Applied Science Degree - Arch., Civil & Mech. Design

South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Architectural & Landscape Design - 78 Semester Hours

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Facilities Management - 15 Credit Hours
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