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Expert in Door Hardware, Proprietary Door Hardware, Security, Facilities, Playgrounds, and Schools

Expert ID: 736030 Texas, USA

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Consulted and retained on an excess of 12 cases over the past three years in the following areas: door hardware, proprietary door hardware, security, facilities, playgrounds, and schools. Cases have included commercial and industrial settings. Currently registered locksmith and currently licensed contractor in Texas and California in the following fields: lock and security equipment, hardware, locks, and safes, doors, gates, and activating devices. Holds national designations in the following fields: certified registered locksmith, certified school risk manager, and certified playground safety inspector.

While employed with Mt. Diablo Unified School District, testified in numerous depositions, on behalf of the school district, involving: wrongful termination suits against the school district, safety cases, involving Cal OSHA Guidelines, injury cases involving employees and proper safety procedures/ guidelines, and injury cases involving students at school sites.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1986 Degree: None Subject: Emergency Medical Technician Institution: Lake Tahoe Community College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department:
Responsibilities:
Available upon request.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1993 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Owner Department:
Responsibilities:
Over 25 years of providing outstanding locksmith and security services in Texas, Northern California and Nevada. Specializing in commercial, industrial, and home security solutions. Serving new commercial and residential clients. Lock and security consultant, installer, and maintenance for several long-term clients. Designed, implemented, installed, and currently maintain facility wide masterkey, and card access systems for several large apartment complexes, in addition to several very large industrial facilities. Considerable expertise and licensing in the following fields: Lock and security equipment contractor, hardware, locks, and safe contractor; door, gates, and activating devices contractor.

30 years of experience in K-12 education, public works, commercial, and industrial project management and compliance. Considerable expertise and licensing in the following fields: certified playground safety inspections, certified school risk management (FIT/Williams Inspections).
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2018 Employer: Saint Helena Unified School District Title: Director Department: Maintenance and Operations
Responsibilities:
Managing the Maintenance and Operations Department of a small School District in a desirable and highly affluent community; Supervision of Custodial, Grounds, and Maintenance employees; Performing Staff Evaluations, Conducting Interviews, and Progressive Discipline Procedures; Creation and Implementation of a new District Custodial Handbook; Creation and updating of the Districtwide Custodial Routes; Managing a variety of Construction Projects; Managing Districtwide CUPA, HazMat Programs and Inspections; Oversight of School Facilities for Safety; Playground Safety Inspections; School Site Facilities Inspections and Reporting; Attending Board and Facilities Meetings
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2017 Employer: Mt. Diablo Unified School District Title: Director Department: Maintenance and Operations
Responsibilities:
Complete oversight of the Maintenance, Operations, & Transportation Facilities; Supervision of 400+ Management and Union Contracted employees for a School District with 50 School Sites and 8 Administrative, Alternative Education, and Operations/Service Center Sites. The District serves 32,000 Students in 6 cities covering 150 square miles and over 500 acres of landscape; $25M Budget oversight and development; Conducting Managerial and Union Staff evaluations; Testifying on behalf of District in Safety/Injury/Termination Depositions; Oversight of School Facilities for Safety, including Buildings, Fields, Play Structures, and Pools; Managing a variety of Construction Projects; Managing the Districtwide CUPA, SHWCCAF, and SPCC HazMat Programs and Inspections
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2017 Employer: Mt. Diablo Unified School District Title: Building and Grounds Manager Department: Maintenance and Operations
Responsibilities:
Direct oversight of the Custodial, Facilities, Landscape, and Security Departments including Supervision of 200+ Management and Union Contracted employees including job interviews, annual/biannual job performance reviews, work scheduling and disciplinary action; Oversight of School Facilities for Safety; Managing the Districtwide CUPA, SHWCCAF, and SPCC HazMat Programs and Inspections; Conducting Williams/FIT Inspections; Conducting Quarterly Playground Safety Inspections; Overseeing the Elevator and Wheelchair Lift State Inspections and Service Program; Site Administrator for an online CMMS Work Order system; Overseeing the Districts ADA Compliance Program.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2011 to 2015 Employer: Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Title: Facilities Manager Department: Maintenance
Responsibilities:
Managing Day to Day Operations of a 60,000 sq. ft. facility including: Tenants, Vendors and Contractors; Creating and Maintaining Contracts, Leases and RFPs; Management of Automotive and Marine Fleets; Rekeying and Masterkeying of Locks; Installation and Repair of Doors and Door Hardware; Programming of Schlage CM Electronic Locks; Performing routine Building Maintenance including: Painting, Plumbing and Electrical; Installation and reconfiguring of Office Partition Walls and Furniture; Tear Down and Set Up of Meeting Rooms including IT and AV Equipment; Ordering and Inventory of all Building Supplies
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2010 to 2011 Employer: Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation Title: Building Manager Department: Maintenance
Responsibilities:
Managing Contractors and Vendors; Painting, Electrical, Plumbing; Tear Down and Set Up of Meeting Rooms; Installation and Re-configuring of Office Partition Walls and Furniture; Installation, repair and programming of Saflok Card Access Locks and keys. Installation, repair, and monitoring of a CCTV System; Managing budget, inventory and parts ordering.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2006 to 2010 Employer: Mt. Diablo Unified School District Title: Facilities / Grounds Manager Department: Maintenance and Operations
Responsibilities:
Overseeing the District Landscape Department, Acting as Site Administrator for on online CMMS Work Order system, Overseeing the Districts ADA Compliance Program, Conducting Quarterly Playground Safety Inspections, Consent Decree Reporting, Fixed Assets, Hazardous Materials Removal, Asbestos Abatements, Wheelchair Lift and Elevator Maintenance, Managing various construction projects including: Door and Hardware Retrofits, HVAC Renovations, Paving/Flatwork, Flooring and Landscape Renovations. Implementation of an online MSDS information database. Door Hardware Consultant. Supervision of over 30 various employees, including job interviews, reviews and discipline
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1999 to 2006 Employer: Mt. Diablo Unified School District Title: Locksmith / Carpenter Department: Maintenance and Operations
Responsibilities:
All Locksmith and Carpentry duties for all 58 sites Districtwide.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
• ALOA – Certified Registered Locksmith
• Door Hardware Institute – Active Member
• Clearstar Security Network – Life Member
• Certified Playground Safety Inspector
• Certified School Risk Manager
Licenses / Certifications
• Texas State Licensed Locksmith
• California State Licensed C28 Lock & Security Contractor
• California State Licensed C61 Limited Specialty Classification
• California State Licensed D16 Hardware, Locks, & Safes Contractor
• California State Licensed D28 Doors, Gates, & Activating Devices Contractor
• California State Licensed Locksmith
• Certified Playground Safety Inspector
• Certified School Risk Manager
• ALOA – Certified Registered Locksmith
• Door Hardware Institute – Active Member
• Clearstar Security Network – Life Member
Medical / Professional
• Texas State Licensed Locksmith
• California State Licensed C28 Lock & Security Contractor
• California State Licensed C61 Limited Specialty Classification
• California State Licensed D16 Hardware, Locks, & Safes Contractor
• California State Licensed D28 Doors, Gates, & Activating Devices Contractor
• California State Licensed Locksmith

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Consulted and retained on an excess of 12 cases over the past three years in the following areas: door hardware, proprietary door hardware, security, facilities, playgrounds, and schools. Cases have included commercial and industrial settings. Currently Registered Locksmith and Currently Licensed Contractor in Texas and California in the following fields: lock and security equipment, hardware, locks, and safes, doors, gates, and activating devices. Holds national designations in the following fields: Certified Registered Locksmith, Certified School Risk Manager, and Certified Playground Safety Inspector.

While employed with Mt. Diablo Unified School District, testified in numerous depositions, on behalf of the school district, involving: wrongful termination suits against the school district, safety cases, involving Cal OSHA Guidelines, injury cases involving employees and proper safety procedures/ guidelines, and injury cases involving students at school sites.
Training / Seminars
• Life Safety Codes and ADA Certification
• Schlage Primus High Security Cylinder System Certification
• Ingersoll-Rand Certified LCN Closers Installer
• Ingersoll-Rand Certified LCN Products Maintenance
• ASSA Twin V-10 and Twin 6000 High Security Locks Certification
• Medeco High Security Locks Service Certification 2005
• Medeco High Security Locks Service Certification 2006
• Alarm Lock Systems Trilogy Series Electronic Digital Lock Certification
• OSI Security Devices Omnilock Access Control Systems Certification
• Monarch Operation, Installation, and Troubleshooting Certification
• Clark Security Products Electronic Access 101 Certification
• Clark Security Products Bypass Techniques Certification
• Clark Security Products Amsec Factory Certified Safe Service Technician
• LA Gard Smartgard and Combogard Safe Lock Certification
• Meilink Safe Sales and Service Training
• HILTI Powder Actuated Tools Qualified Operator
• Rex Lock & Safe Customer Service Certification

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