Rick is an Operating Engineer for CBRE’s Global Corporate Services group in support of a Global High Technology Account with over 9 years of Critical Facilities experience. Rick services sites located throughout the San Diego county area encompassing over 30,000 sq/ft of data centers.
As an Operating Engineer, Rick coordinates and supervises outside vendors on contract for critical facilities projects in the Data rooms and on equipment such as uninterrupted power supply (UPS) systems, emergency generators, heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, fire protection, and general building maintenance to ensure that the clients facilities are operating at peak performance. Rick performs repairs to the HVAC systems and the General building, to avoid the additional costs of an outside vendor.
From 1996 to 2004, Rick was the Chief Engineer for a Jewelry manufacturing facility. Prior to that, Rick has had more than 20 years of service and repair experience in the HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical fields.