Name : sal scheri
Industry Type : Building Owners
City & State : brooks, ca
Job Title vp of engineering
Relocation Preferences : NY,NJ,Nevada,Ca.
Objective : vp
Resume :  
Saverio R. Scheri


Cache Creek Casino Resort, Brooks,Ca. 7/02-Present
Director/VP of Engineering
Responsible for overseeing Engineering capital projects, and normal maintenance for the casino, hotel spa and golf course. Also controlled the water system & waste water treatment plant. Maintained gaming equipment and restructured the Engineering dept. to be a better fit for the expanded complex. Created a realistic budget of $ 10 million dollars and was under budget every year. Created an energy conservation program, resulting in high volume rebates and long term savings in operations. National speaker on energy conservation . Sat on the executive board and participated in decision making process. Recently completed my Master Certificate in Hospitality Management from Cornell University.

Whitesand Consulting, W. Atlantic City,NJ8/01-6/02
Engineering/Facility Consultant
Providing engineering /facilities consulting to hotel casino clients throughout the U.S. The consulting engagements include providing engineering diagnostic reviews and engineering strategies to hospitality executives.

Atlantis Resort and Casino, Paradise Island, Bahamas3/00 4/01
Senior Director/VP of Facilities:
Responsible for managing the facilities division consisting of engineering, capitol projects, utilities, landscaping, water features, fire/life safety and PITA (Paradise Island Transportation Authority). This includes the casino resort and island including multiple hotel towers consisting of over 2500 rooms, 100 slip yacht marina, spa and a 5,000,000 sq. foot complex. Also responsible for the management of 35 acres of water features (including the worlds largest aquarium), ocean front beaches, salt water pools and lagoons, water slides and raft rides. PITA and utility departments include roads, desalinization plants for water supply and sewer system for all of Paradise Island.

Restructured the engineering department to better deploy staff and professionals which helped decrease response time, closures and expenses. Developed and implemented energy conservation programs and preventative maintenance programs for all mechanical and electrical systems, resulting in significant cost savings. In addition, conducted a business process re-engineering project to overhaul the hotel room rehabilitation program during rehab of 2600 hotel rooms and implemented a new facilities management computer system.

Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Ledyard, CT7/91 11/99
Director of Engineering:
Direct participation in design, construction and operation of entire property including facilities, hotel, casino, public areas, museum, spas and television show production. Participated in technical design of all construction and facility related areas for new property and subsequent phases. Develop and manage multiple departmental budgets in excess of $25 million annually and over 350 engineering employees. Responsible for property management consisting of approximately seven million square feet and 65 off-site Tribal buildings.

Acted as owners rep for 1 Billion dollars of construction, managing and administering the programming, design and construction of major and complex projects. Organized client teams, controlled development of project including schedule and budget. Conduct various meetings with owner and staff, contractors or both. Review drawings and specifications to assure conformance with customer requirements.

Contributed to research and assessment of long range planning for new property and casino design. Reviewed and approved the design, installation and operation of HVAC systems, electrical systems, UPS, emergency generators, plumbing systems, water wells and water treatment plant. Responsible for installation and maintenance of all gaming equipment and slot machines.

Responsible for the continued successful operation of all public areas, casino, hotels, food and beverage outlets, etc. as it relates to engineering. Developed and implemented various cost saving programs such as energy conservation, efficient design and construction and preventative maintenance programs resulting in a direct savings of over $20 million, and rebates totaling over 1 million dollars. Participated and assisted in creating a disaster recovery program .

Merv Griffins Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ2/90 6/91
Hotel Operations Consultant:
Responsible for monitoring and evaluating facilities department and construction projects for Chief Operating Officer. Initiated daily complex inspection tours to create maintenance punch-lists. Created efficient inventory control and distribution system for computer implementation. Prepared monthly profit and loss statements and yearly budgets for hotel operations.

Created Hazardous Communications Act and Right To Know Law policy and procedure according to Occupational Safety Hazard Association (OSHA). Also conducted all OSHA information seminars for hotel operations managers and line personnel.

ALM Moonstone, Inc., Roseland/Atlantic City, NJ5/89 2/90
Director of Facilities and Construction:
Member of executive management team responsible for the transition and operation of the Claridge Casino Hotel. Responsible for project management of major renovations and new construction on the property site with a budget of 20 million dollars. Projects included casino floor renovations, restaurant relocations and construction, public area improvements and overall building operations. Additionally responsible for existing Facilities, Construction, Environmental Services and Public Area departments.

Ballys Park Place Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ1/84 5/89
Assistant Manager/Director of Facilities Department
Responsible for supervision of daily complex operations; prepared and supervised operating budgets; designed and monitored various departmental energy programs; monitored performance of all contractors, follow-up on-site construction, ensuring all proper documents were received and processed. Responsible for supervision of all shift managers; provided direction and management objectives to benefit the department.

Playboy/Elsinore Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, NJ 8/81 12/83
Maintenance Coordinator
Developed strategies for repair projects and preventative maintenance within complex. Participated in project management of repair, construction, and preventative maintenance projects. Coordinated projects within the department trade unions and with outside contractors.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Facilities Management for Senior Executives

Jersey City Institute of Technology
Jersey City, NJ

Engineering Black Seal Steam High Pressure (In Charge) - New Jersey State License


Construction Institute of Ct. ( past chairman)
National Association of Power Engineers NAPE( past president )
HVAC Mechanical Design Engineer
Solar Energy Heating Engineer
N.J. State licensed Power Plant Engineer
International Society of Facilities Executives ISFE (MIT)
Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League (PAL)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME ( member )
International Union of Operating Engineers --Association of Energy Engineers
American Management Association -- National Fire Protection Association NFPA

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