Joshua Ferguson

Joshua Ferguson

Project Manager Orange County
Currently: Project Manager at JMG Security Systems, Inc.
Location: Dana Point CA
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Specialist in the practical application of technological science to commercial and industrial problems. Security Manager, in multiple fields. Facilities Manager with 15 Years of experience, in multiple fields, and facilities. Hazardous Materials, Waste Shipping and Coordinating Foreman, Facilities Inspector, and HAZMAT First Responder. Dedicated Foreman with 15+ years of experience in Rough Carpentry and Framing, Finish Work and Finish Carpentry, Remodeling and Furniture Restorations, Plumbing, Lock Repair and Diagnosis, Small Engine Repair, Electrical, Welding, and Advanced Metal Fabrication. Industrial and Aircraft Assembler focusing on Aids to Navigation and Helicopters and Fixed Wing Aircraft. Areas of Expertise Customer Service Management / Complaint Handling & Resolution Customer Satisfaction Enhancement / Job Site Supervision /Hazardous Material Supervision Team-Building and Training / Cost Reduction Strategies / Construction Methodologies IT Specialization/ Personnel Management/ Conflict Resolution Professional Experience Orange County Project Manager for JMG Security Solutions INC Present Please contact for more information, as all contracts are confidential. Managed all of Orange County, and parts of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. Scheduled multiple subcontractors, and outside vendors. Conducted Pre/post inspections for city and state fire, burglary, and building inspections. Oversaw multiple concurrent projects across all phases of development. Developed detailed status reports, cost analysts, and resource plans. Answered client calls regarding usability, software, networking, and functionality issues. Conducted networking analysis and Led teams across broad technical, financial and business disciplines. Focused teams on business objectives and tracked progress to ensure project milestones were completed on time, on budget and with the desired results Mitigated risk factors through careful analysis of financial and statistical data. Anticipated and managed change effectively in rapidly evolving global business environments. Excel in liaising between business and technical areas to achieve on-time, on-budget and on-spec project completions. Able to merge customer and user needs with business requirements, budgetary restrictions and logistical considerations to meet project deliverables. Excelled in guiding the work of technical teams. Articulated project goals and scope, translated business needs into technical terms, prepared detailed work breakdown structures (WBS) and instilled shared accountability for achieving project milestones. Created cost-benefit analyses and ROI assessments that were used as the basis for decision-making on proposed IT implementation projects. Resolved numerous project issues including staffing shortages, tactical matters, scope creep and divergent business and user needs. Facilities Maintenance Manager/ Machinist for RR Donnaly (Consultant) Nov-Dec 2014 Conducted repairs on multiple printing presses, folders, and binders. Machined parts for machines from 1950-2014 Fully conversant with metallurgical terms. Proficient in gauge readings and indicators of operational machines. Able to plan, layout, setup and perform most machine operations and procedures including post production quality analysis. Capable of interpreting and executing mechanical plans, reading technical drawings, drafts and sketches. Conducted PMS on machinery, and warehouse equipment. Lead Project Engineer at Xcor Experimental Low Orbit Spacecraft Lynx (Consult) Oct 2014 Assisted in the engineering and design of a prototype canopy, and body for a low orbit spacecraft. Fabricated/Engineered all jigging/ manufacturing setups to include layout, and construction to within 1/1000”. Conducted all welding operations for the canopy interior/exterior structures, Tig/Mig. Oversaw the bodywork and shell manufacturing, ensuring adherence to flight specifications. Supervised two workers in all day to day operations. Facilities Engineer Supervisor at Hyundai Kia Motors America Design and Technical Studio Jan 2014- Nov 2014 Technical Expert in the fields of facilities maintenance and management. This included carpentry, plumbing, welding, sheet metal fabrication, masonry, electrical installation and repair, small engine repair, building control equipment, HVAC, lighting control, interior design, Masonry/Drywall, Gate Repair, Locksmithing and Repair, Motor Repair, Hazardous Material Collection and Disposal, Building Methodology and Codes, and Safety Coordinator. Selected Contributions: First Line Supervisor for the following departments: Engineering, Design, Technical Engineering, Color and Design, Administrative, CNC/ Milling, Emissions Testing, Research and Development, and General Affairs. Fire Marshal, First Responder, Emergency Response Leader, and Safety Coordinator. Hazardous Waste Coordinator for a Design Studio, Full Automotive Shop, Industrial Shop, Welding Shop, Carpentry Shop, CNC/Milling Shop, Paint Shop, Engineering Department, Emissions Testing, Maintenance Shop, and Administrative Department. Lockout and Tagout Coordinator. Forklift/Equipment Operator/Certifier. Overhead Crane Certified Operator Conducted Inspections and Retrofits of old fixtures to LED lamps. Annual Savings of over $100,000. Retrofitted and rewired the entire exterior electrical circuits of the Technical Design Studio. Created a ground up maintenance tracking, and request system. To ensure customer satisfaction, time management, and inventory control. Created an Inventory control system to work with multiple departments, and multiple facilities, ensuring a reduction in overall surplus and cost. Oversaw the planning and Installation of 60,000$ of exterior building modifications to include updated signage. Superintendent to a yearly operations budget of 1.3 million dollars. Oversaw the maintenance of 3 additional facilities totaling 250 employees and over 4300 acres. Conducted cost savings initiations to reduce department budget 30% while maintaining 100% work order completion ratio. Maintained a 99% ratio of completion for all work orders for 3 facilities. responding to all requests within 24 hours of notice. Determined the cause of malfunctions and made repairs to buildings, fixtures, or utilities and any related equipment, and systems using technically proficient methods. Responsible for the contract negotiation, installation management, budget and completion of security modernizations in excess of 300K for the Hyundai Design Studio, Chino Environmental Evaluation Facility, and Kia Design Studio. Oversaw 3 Maintenance Technicians, and multiple contracts to include Security, Janitorial, and Subcontracts. Assisted in the engineering of a 10,000 sq ft building security system, including updated camera integration, biometric readers, control point access, and software integration. Allowing for compliance with Korean and U.S. standardizations. Conducted repairs to Hydraulic, Reduction, and various other mechanical components. Conducted maintenance/ repairs, and training for industrial rolling stock, and heavy lifting equipment. Assistant Lead Southwest Region at GOOGLE June 2012 -Jan 2014 Contract Highly Experienced on-data collection operations specialist. Directly dealt with vendors and clients to ensure the proper collection of data using proprietary collection software. Smoothed customer relations, ensuring that both Google and the client were happy with the results. Worked in a small four man team, while occasionally working with up to 15 other members. Selected Contributions: Indoor Cartographer for the Google Mapping Department Conducted technical data gathering using proprietary software. Proficient in the use of all Apple and Microsoft programs and devices to include, computers, cellular devices, routers, wired WI-FI devices, portable hotspots, as well as all standard programs. Word, Excel, Numbers, Etc. Conducted cons

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INTERESTS
  • Motorcycles of all shapes and sizes
  • Touring
  • Carpentry
  • DIY
  • Leatherwork
  • Electronics Projects
  • and Bike building.
SPORTS
  • no sports
GROUPS
  • AMA
  • AAA

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