About Hal Giles
2009 marked the creation of Giles Professional Services, which is based solely on the idea that Service is Everything. I look forward to sharing my 18 + years experience with you. As my customer, you will find my work to be professional, timely, and of the highest quality.
Giles Professional Services, LLC, Charleston SC October 2008-Present
Founded a residential elevator service, inspection, and repair business from the ground up. Created a business model, raised venture capital, and utilized existing assets to create a successful company. Managed marketing plan execution, capital asset oversight, cost containment, budgeting/finance, customer service, and customer negotiations. Verified legal compliancy, purchasing and vendor relations. Achieved all of the above by being an energetic and self-motivated self starter.
ESC Elevator, Company, Charleston SC 1995-October 2008
Field Superintendent Service & Quality Control Manager 2006-2008
Liaison with General Contractors verifying all shaft locations and equipment requirements. Inspected all open installations for proper assemble and ascertained jobs met NEC and local code requirements. Coordinated any field corrections with Installation Technicians. Used time management skills to schedule all field services and repairs to existing units. Parts purchasing and inventory analysis.
Service Manager 2002-2006
Designed a business plan for a lucrative service department. Created a usable database for over four thousand accounts and devised a contact procedure for two new service crews. Successfully implemented the plan and generated over 150K of annual service work. Provided quotations for major repairs.
Installation Technician 1997-2002
Responsible for complete residential elevator, dumb waiters, riding chairs, and platform lift installations. Troubleshooting, reading blue prints, tracing out circuits, solder repair circuit boards, and repair existing units. State certified Journeyman Electrician. Supervised and trained between one and two apprentices at all times.
Elevator Technician Assistant 1995-1997
Assisted Installation Technician in providing a high quality finished product. Attended trade school. Proactively pursued learning technical details.
United States Navy, Charleston SC 1983-1987
Operations Specialist Honorable Discharge
Journey Man Electrician South Carolina Certified Since 1999
Trident Technical College 1993-1995
References available upon request!