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William J. Carnesi, Jr.

208 Clark Farms Road

Madison Mississippi 39110
Cell Phone: (504)982-0822

To obtain a position that will enable me to utilize and develop my 30+years of e

xperience in total building maintenance, with a progressive company offering opp
ortunities for future advancement.
*Work History

5/07-Present Director of Engineering, InterContinental

New Orleans, LA
Supervised a team of 15 members consisting of an Assistant Chief Engineer, Super
visor, Refrigeration Mechanic, Machinist, 4 Building Engineers, 4 Maintenance me
n and 2 Painters. InterContinental Hotel has of a total of 450,000sq/ft. with a
2-line kitchen, 1- banquet kitchen, and 1- pantry kitchen, InterContinental Hot
el has 479 guestrooms, 21 function rooms totaling 31000sq/ft of meeting space, a
restaurant, bar, laundry, and gift shop. For our guest comfort and satisfactio
n, we operate and maintained Multistack refrigeration units totaling 1500 tons,
(2) Sellers fire tube low-pressure boilers, and a Sellers fire tube 120 PSI boil
er for the laundry operation. Capitol Project Managed: Guest lobby elevator and
escalator renovations, a new kitchen grease trap, diesel tank DEQ upgrade and c
ompliance, roofing and parapet wall installation/repairs, guestroom hallway and
meeting space renovations, plumbing of drains and water lines under building the
slab and in walls. Air Conditioning system upgrade.
2002-2007 Director of Engineering, The Chateau Sonesta Hotel
New Orleans, LA
Managing a team of engineers, painters and maintenance personnel in all phases o
f hotel operations. Responsibilities included seeing that all kitchen and banqu
et equipment operated properly. Responsibilities included seeing that all kitch
en and banquet equipment operated properly. Keeping 251 guest rooms and over 10
,000 sq/ft of meeting space looking aesthetically nice and comfortable for all t
ypes of functions, while always trying to lower the yearly budget operating cost
. Assisting in lowering energy consumption resulting in immediate savings. Mon
itoring all state, city, fire and safety codes and keeping updated certificates
on property.
1998-2002 Chief Engineer, Omni Royal Crescent Hotel
New Orleans, LA
Performed same duties as previous employment. Managed a team of engineers that
handles all phases of hotel utility and maintenance operation. Maintained a budg
et totaling 160K. Helped opened and maintained Christino's Restaurant. Reduced
energy consumption in the hotel. Assisted in saving 5k in electricity cost mon
1995-1998 First Class Engineer, The Chateau Sonesta Hotel
New Orleans, LA
Performed troubled shooting tactics, maintained and repaired all kitchen and air
conditioning equipment throughout the building. Utilize added expertise in ele
ctrical and constructive and repairs to increase personal and building efficienc
y with safety as top priority.
1979-1994 Second Class Engineer, Folger Coffee Company
New Orleans, LA
Supervised a 13-man team. Distributed workloads that maintained and achieved 9
9% plant
reliability with safety always in mind. Advanced training in safety, team, lea
dership, preventive
maintenance, electrical safety relief valves, motors, interpersonal skills and
1977-1979 Second Class Engineer, Ochsner Hospital
Jefferson, Louisiana
Maintained constant operation of boilers and chillers, pumps motors and all air-
handling units. Performed light electrical work.
First class Air Conditioning & 1st Class Boiler License Issue #32
Delgado Trade School
2 years of Mechanical Engineering
Refrigeration School of Mazant
Air Conditioning and Heating System
Freon Certification
Elaine P. Nunez Community College
Electrical Distribution & Codes, Energy Management Classes, Trained in evaluatin
g HVAC, boilers, and lightning systems for peak operation by improving its effic