Garland Drake - Data Center Professional

General Attendant



Current location


Work category

Manufacturing and Operations



Strong leadership capabilities. High acheiver & learner.

Garland Drake's Professional Experience

2004 - Present

General Attendant

General Attendant
Working as a data centre professional. I control and manage the inbound / outbound of deliveries & shipments, ensuring equipment logged and distributed to data centre customers using Microsoft Access database. Control and administration of Asset Mgmt (including consumables). Supervise, arranged & coordinate all 3rd party contractors working on site, this includes supervision of customers working in secured areas of the data centre. Ensure Data Centre floor and general facility’s appearance is kept to a very high standard of cleanliness and orderliness, by managing & arranging of cleaners, suppliers& service contracts for preventative maintenance.
Monitor and validate access into and out of the facility in conjunction with Front Security Desk.
Maintained all aspects of daily facility activities and records. Managed scheduling for service suppliers, building security & access, fire systems, HVAC, office moves & fit out of additional data centre within the building. Implemented monthly & weekly preventative maintenance schedules. Which has now been implemented across two tier 4 data centres.
Company Safety Representative
. Charged to conduct daily checklists covering Health & Safety, security, equipment, personnel. Manage and coordinate H&S training. Conduct monthly meetings, written company's emergency action plan.

Key Skills
Administration data centre facility manager facility,data centre,field service,inventory,operation,manager,supervisor,manufacturing,semiconductor highly skilled health & safety highly skilled in customer service manufacturing technican master carpenter Microsoft office experienced operations technican property maintenance
2003 - 2004

Manufacturing Process Technician

Worked in Intel Fab 24 cleanroom maintaining Wafer carriers (FOUPS). Trained to use the cleanroom automation system and wiings inventory ordering system for various Intel facilities worldwide.Supervised same job with 6 people.

Key Skills
analysing data analysing problems attention to detail checking for accuracy coaching Prioritising tasks
1999 - 2002

lead manuf technican

Team leader to manufacturing manager. Assisted with Aixtron & Emcore epitaxial reactors (semiconductor producing computerized machines). Compiled data from engineering recipes & departments, ensuring data entered into reactors for making of semiconductors (Leds-light emitting diodes). Worked closely with wafer fabrication clean room department and various chemicals for etching / cleaning parts. Achieved various certifications in dealing with the manufacturing processes of led production.
Industrial Incident Commander
Worked within company’s Health & Safety department in all aspects of advanced First Aid, Life Safety Systems, and fire/chemical safety. Utilized training from the BST International safety program. Included high internal security training for facility.

Key Skills
first aid
1988 - 1993

Product Manager

Part Owner of R&D Restoration
Oversaw and ran various construction projects & day to day operations . Supervised 10-30 man crews and co-ordinated sub-contractors for various jobs in speeding profitability for company revenue. Implemented training courses for new employees in construction restoration. Managed all aspects of properties with property management companies.

Key Skills
adapting new procedures advising people Arbitrating Business Development negotiating Project Planning responsibility

Garland Drake's Education and Qualifications


Certificate - Data Centre Technican

Cnet Training


Certificate - Health & Safety

Hewlett Packard


Bachelor/Degree - Constructing estimating

San Jose State Univ


Certificate - Military Law Enforcement

US Navy


second level/high school education -

Yerba Buena HS

Garland Drake's Additional Information


Woodworking, Cooking, sports fan, computer networking.


Youth club leader & present chairperson


Data Center Techican
Health & safety
manufacturing technican
Project manager in general contstruction
Master carpenter
Law enforcement
Property management
Property Restoration, fire, smoke & water damage