Items Types:
Public Works
For Meeting of:
November 17, 2014
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Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

Employment Contract - Guy Mecabe, Industrial Automation Manager - Wastewater Division

This employment contract represents a two year term with Guy A. Mecabe to fill the position of Contract Industrial Automation Manager with the Wastewater Division at an hourly rate of $48.22 per hour. 

Mr. Mecabe brings to this contracted position a variety of unique qualifications including a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from UCF and over 22 years of management and technical experience in the successful application of Industrial Automation, including 12 years of experience working in the City's Industrial Automation Group (IAG) as the Wastewater Systems Manager. Mr. Mecabe's team has been responsible for programming the controllers that perform automatic operations at the City's Water Reclamation Facilities and lift stations. The IAG is responsible for efficiencies in Wastewater operations that have resulted in annual labor cost reductions of well over $1,000,000.  The in-house services provided by the IAG have avoided nearly $3,000,000 in annual contracted professional services costs.

Mr. Mecabe will be responsible for the management of staff in the IAG, conducting specialized research of changing technologies, overseeing efficiency and effectiveness of facility SCADA and network systems. Additional responsibilities include planning, specification, procurements, implementations, project management, support and services related to industrial automation systems and network for the Wastewater Division. This position performs highly responsible administrative and professional work planning, directing and coordinating the activities of the IAG, including administration and operation of the Wastewater Division’s Local and Wide Area Networks, Internet infrastructures and services, data and application servers, personal computers and peripherals, data communications and related support services.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data:

Recommended Action:
Recommend approval of the employment contract with Guy A. Mecabe for the position of Contract Industrial Automation Manager. This contract will run through November 17, 2016 with a beginning rate of pay of $48.22 per hour. Authorize Mayor and City Clerk to execute the employment agreement subject to review and approval of the City Attorney's Office.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

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Contact: Victor Godlewski
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 11/6/2014 1:38 PM
City Clerk 11/6/2014 1:53 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Mecabe_Resume_2014.pdf Resume Backup Material
Mecabe_Employment_Contract_Nov_14-Nov_16.pdf Mecabe Employment Contract Backup Material
Fiscal_Impact_Statement_Guy_Mecabe__11-17-2014_to_11-17-2016_(2).doc FIS Fiscal Impact Statement

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