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Link Resources SDVOSB Energy Consulting Kirk D. Belmont

MR. KIRK D. BELMONT - CEO has over 20 years' experience in the energy industry and recently returned from the Middle East where over 3 years he dramatically grew Link Resource’s presence as Vice President and General Manager of Link’s international division, with responsibility for client development, proposals, recruiting, training, safety, commissioning, and operations and maintenance of all client energy facilities. In the past two decades, Mr. Belmont has progressed from the military through multiple technical and management positions through becoming a successful senior manager and consultant in the energy arena with experience across multiple technologies, including virtually all fossil fuels, renewables, and biofuel.

Moreover, Mr. Belmont served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer including 18-months supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom III with 12-months combat operations. He was responsible for soldiers patrolling three of the most active sectors of Baghdad. Mr. Belmont is a Service Disabled Veteran with 18-medals and ribbons demonstrating his honorable service including the Meritorious Service Medal and Combat Infantry Badge.

 

LINK RESOURCES, INC
Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Drives growth of one of the nation’s leading energy management, facility management, transition management, technology and market development firms.  Serves domestic and international clients including private and public companies, utilities, and government agencies.

Notable Accomplishment:

  • Authored, recruited, trained and deployed a multi-skill staffing strategy resulting in $400K+ in direct savings for Source Energy
  • Saved $5M in capital costs by implementing a comprehensive maintenance program resulting in increased unit efficiency and reliability, thus avoiding the pending replacement costs of new equipment for Source Energy
  • Reversed a degraded O&M department with the most measurable result being a positive testimonial PR campaign by the Executives of National Commercial Bank, Source Energy’s biggest client which was posted in 19 different newspapers and online periodicals.

CLIENT:  Source Energy, Manager of Plant Operations, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Direct involvement in regional EPC bids and negotiations
  • Managed business development for all O&M projects
  • Oversaw 2 (CHP) chilled water, heating water, & power facilities, 5 absorption chiller facilities and 2 independent power facilities
  • Managed over 2 dozen operations and maintenance (O&M) projects
  • Managed a $25M O&M budget with P&L accountability
  • Managed Service Agreement with Broad Air Conditioning (Chinese), for 4 facilities
  • Responsible for Construction Management, Proposal Management, Contractor Management and PI Process Implementation
  • Negotiated and reworked O&M Service Agreement proposal with Turbine Services
  • Managed all areas of service for Source Energy’s major client, National Commercial Bank

LINK RESOURCES, INC
Vice President & General Manager of International Division

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Analyzed safety systems for high-profile client, NTCC
  • Audited and managed improvements for 20+ facility projects for NTCCs flagship clientele

CLIENT:  National Trigeneration Cooling Heating & Power Company (NTCC), Operations and Maintenance Director, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Managed a $5M O&M budget with P&L accountability
  • Developed, implemented and managed corporate and O&M safety programs
  • Supervised 6 Engineers and 10-20 O&M contractors from 7-different countries
  • Adept at international recruiting; finds qualified, skilled talent
  • Provided HR Administration including staff compensation, allowances and housing
  • Coordinated and administrated working and visiting staffs’ visas and service contracts
  • Negotiated and reworked O&M Service Agreement proposal with Turbine Services
  • Installed, trained, and managed a new Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Managed the O&M side of an Oracle Process Suite installation at NTCC
  • Created and implemented a comprehensive O&M reporting process
  • Designed and facilitated Safety, O&M training programs in-house and with contractors
  • Created and edited Corporate Safety, Operations and Maintenance documents
  • Managed all areas of service for NTCC’s major client, National Commercial Bank (NCB)

LINK RESOURCES, INC., Kennesaw, Georgia
Director of Operations

Notable Accomplishments:

  • Dyplast experienced an OSHA Safety Audit in August of 2011 and the OSHA Safety Team credited Link with organizing their comprehensive Safety Program, keeping them compliant with all regulations and avoided impending fines
  • Established Corporate HSE and Operations Procedures for NTCC
  • Managed safety compliance audits and improvements for 20+ facility projects for NTCCs flagship clientele, The National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia

CLIENT:  Dyplast, HSE Consultant, Miami, Florida

  • Audited facility for OSHA 1903, 1904, 1910 and 1926 deficiencies
  • Created action plan to remedy shortcomings and deficiencies
  • Created OSHA inspection packets preparing client’s management and facility
  • Developed OSHA Safety Regulations training program ensuring facility compliance
  • Presented equipment list for facility compliance with OSHA Safety Regulations

CLIENT:  National Trigeneration Cooling Heating and Power Company (NTCC), HSE and Operations Consultant, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Comprehensive Operations, Maintenance and Safety Audit of all facilities
  • Formed action plan to implement corrective actions triggering the first of over 24 contract extensions.

ENTERGY, Sterlington, Monroe, & Perryville, Louisiana
Production Supervisor and Site Health & Safety Coordinator

Notable Accomplishments:

  • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VVP) Certification Champion
    • Certified 2 Power Plants as OSHA VPP Star Sites
    • Organized and digitized all historical safety and administration records and procedures to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley
    • Created and managed 1910 and 1926 Regulation Review Program; prepared personnel for OSHA VPP audit
    • Designed and deployed a Fall Protection Project with training component
    • Committee Involvement:  Safety Committee Chair, Admin Specialist, VPP Heart Behavior Based Safety Team Member, South East Region Safety Peer Group Member
  • Structured Contractor Outage Safety Programs
  • Developed and implemented “Refuse Overtime” and “Step-up Supervisors” policies
  • Streamlined audit process by reorganizing plant-wide electronic documentation handling
  • Designed & Managed Installation of complete Controls Upgrade for 2 GE CCGTs / 2 HRSGs / 1 ST & BOP equipment
    • Authored all Ovation Control system graphics and finalized graphics during factor acceptance testing
    • Managed quality control, functional testing and alarm function; verified/managed complete point database
  • Operated 11 Boiler / Turbine Generator Sets
  • Trained and mentored 12-Operators
  • Wrote start-up and shut-down procedures for all units at Sterlington and Monroe
  • 9-year Perfect Attendance
  • Managed safety programs at 3-Power Plants including developing and deploying a Safety Project Management (PM) program
  • Managed integration of operations shift schedule of 2 Power Plants
  • Teamed with OSHA on compliance issues; investigated, documented and reported first-aid, near-misses, and tagging incidents
  • Spearheaded OSHA VVP program; instituted a multi-cultural change management program
  • Project managed numerous high-profile projects including coordinating contracts and managing vendors
  • Site Specific Field Operating Procedures Project, Alarm Management Project, Control Room Modernization Project,  Transformer Alarm System Upgrade Project
  • Achieved cost and operational efficiencies administrating corporate and plant databases
  • Managed staff cross-training ensuring employee development and career progression
  • Coordinated needs of dispatch and ensured maintenance of environmental limits

MILITARY SERVICE

 

ARMY NATIONAL GUARD, Louisiana

1st PLT Bravo Co. 3rd BN 156th INF Reg. 256th INF Brigade (mech)           
Progressively Promoted (9/1993 to 11/2005) Honorably Discharged

Direct Commission < 2nd Lieutenant Platoon Leader < Staff Sergeant < Patrol Leader < Section Leader < Bradley Commander < Squad Leader

Operation Iraqi Freedom III ( 5/2004 to 11/2005)

  • Infantry Patrol Leader in Baghdad for 12-months
  • Managed port off-loading operations of 2 brigades vehicles and equipment at Shu'aybah Port & Camp Spearhead
  • Organized all pre-roll supply and maintenance issues at Camp Arifjan and Camp Doha in Kuwait
  • Oversaw Site Security at the Iraqi Transitional Government Compound, Iraqi Ministry of Water, Camp Independence, and Camp Gunslinger
  • Coordinated Neighborhood Advisory Councils as well as Infrastructure/Security improvements at waste treatment, water treatment, and power generation facilities
  • Basic Non-Commissioned Officer Course, Honor Graduate (Phase I & Phase II), Army National Guard, 1998
  • Primary Leadership Development Course, Army National Guard, 1995

U.S. NAVY, Jacksonville, Florida, Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Dept. 69A NAS Cecil Field

Aviation Electronics Technician Airman (5/1989 to 5/1993) Honorably Discharged

  • Maintained and repaired electronic equipment including component level circuit cards, electronic communication systems, in-flight navigation, computerized weapon systems and anti-radar detection systems on the F-14,F-18, S-3, A-7 and E-2Cs

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