-New York Power Authority-
Director, Technology Programs
Dec 2018 – Present
The Director Technology Programs focuses on ensuring that NYPA’s digital ambitions are achieved through the development and continued improvement of its digital hubs in a cross functional way. At its core this role provides assurance around program delivery, alignment to strategic plans, risk mitigation and market development. The role also focuses on financial aspects of strategic delivery including the Integrated Smart Operations Center along with timely and accurate business funding forecasts, cost targets, estimation of overhead revenue, and institutional planning.
Senior Project Engineer
Aug 2015 – Present
Support the newly formed Strategic Operations group in delivering Smart Generation & Transmission (G&T) and Asset Management corporate strategic initiatives that aim to establish NYPA as a world-class G&T organization and achieve significant benefit from reduced NYS power congestion and transmission losses, increased clean, low-cost wind and hydro power in NYS, reduced or deferred NYPA O&M, capital and inventory costs, as well as higher asset utilization. The original business plans estimated the these two initiatives will cost NYPA over $1 billion, with some cost recovery opportunity, while contributing to over $2 billion of estimated benefits to NYPA and NYS.
Jun 2012 – Present
The Project Engineer directs, monitors and controls the engineering, design and procurement phases of new generation projects, new transmission projects and conventional facility modifications. The Project Engineer is technically responsible for all engineering, design and procurement related to the projects. They are involved in and contribute at all levels on a daily basis during construction to insure the cost and project scope are under control. The Project Engineer is responsible for, and monitors, the work performed by consultants and on occasion, Investor Owned Utilities. Additionally, this role provides construction staff with advice, documentation, and approved field changes.
Jun 2008 – Jun 2012
Specific responsibilities include: working with customers, contractors, facility and NYPA personnel to examine facilities to determine suitable replacement equipment proposals relative to lighting systems and controls, HVAC systems and controls, drive power (motors, VFD’s), Building Management Control Systems, Compressed Air Systems and building Envelope (window, roofing, insulation, etc.). The candidate will develop equipment specifications, labor contractors bid specifications, material listing and provide appropriate design layouts and drawings. You will also review and recommend award of labor and material contracts, identify the presence of asbestos or other hazardous materials, assemble audit findings and develop facility designs and customer installation commitment documents (CIC), and perform energy consumption analysis and review energy billing records.
Other tasks include: working with contractors to manage construction activities; coordinating with Environmental Division on waste disposal issues, practices and procedures; processing all documentation and send final report to customer for billing; working with customers to ascertain optimal design relative to external funding sources; visiting project locations regularly; working on own projects while providing guidance and assistance to other Project Managers with their individual design and implementation efforts; and assisting the Program Manager.
-Ferrari-Maserati of Long Island-
Jan 2008 – Dec 2008
Provided on-track support for the Ferrari Challenge and Ferrari Shell Historic Challenge Racing Teams by servicing Ferrari F430 Challenge vehicles in high demand, intense and highly-competitive situations
-Dvirka & Bartilucci Consulting Engineers-
Dec 2003 – Jun 2008
My first main duty was field surveys to determine as-built information and to perform compliance inspections and create reports based on inspections identifying violations and recommend compliance methods within applicable regulations. Thereafter, I was responsible for design, specifications, equipment selection, and entire bid procedures including bid cost analysis and cost estimations for the facilities inspected.