Hector Martinez Director of Maintenance/Engineering
Hector's aptitude in discovering cost savings, streamlining maintenance and engineering operations, and developing sustainable, energy-efficient solutions for clients earned him a promotion to Director of Maintenance and Engineering for Stiles' 21 million-square-foot management portfolio. Additionally, he offers troubleshooting and problem solving for complex maintenance and engineering issues.
In his current role, Hector provides energy efficient solutions and sustainable practices for our clients and their valued assets resulting in a reduction of operating expenses. He inspects properties with maintenance and engineering staff, directs training activities, conducts safety meetings, actively recruits maintenance staff, supervises all maintenance personnel, assists with the due diligence process with the acquisitions team and assists in the bidding process of HVAC, lighting, mechanical equipment and all other physical aspects of a property. Hector also prepares and implements preventative maintenance schedules, provides quality assurance inspections to ensure preventative maintenance procedures are being followed and monitors regular updates of new developments, regulations, policies, and procedures related to all maintenance functions mandated by federal, state, and local laws.
In addition, Hector holds the position of Safety Director for Property Management as well as Fleet Manager of an in-house fleet of 22 vehicles.
Prior to joining Stiles, Hector worked as an HVAC technician before starting his own janitorial services business, which he operated for over 10 years.
Hector holds a HVAC certification as well as his Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) certifications. He is an active member of BOMA Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beaches and volunteers as a little league baseball coach