(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Vigilant Fire Inspector possessing in-depth knowledge of fire codes and safety principles. Detailed professional with 17 years of experience inspecting structures for fire hazards during initial construction and renovations. Certified Fire Inspector I & II with the International Code Council. Excellent problem-solver with first-rate decision-making and interpersonal skills. Seasoned Fire Inspector with excellent recordkeeping, communication and organizational talents. Inspects and tests moderate and complex fire protection systems, investigates fire code complaints, and identifies code violations. In-depth knowledge of various fire suppression techniques and fire alarm systems.

  • Hazards management
  • Report writing skills
  • Training courses
  • Manual development
  • Safe chemical handling
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Project Organization
  • Problem Resolution
  • MS Office
  • Relationship Development
  • Customer Service
  • Business Operations
Utah Valley University Orem, UT, Expected in 04/2000 Associate of Science : Fire Service Administration - GPA :
Brigham Young University Provo, UT, Expected in : Communications - GPA :
Casa Roble Fundamental High School Orangevale, CA Expected in 06/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
National Fire Academy Emmitsburg, MD, Expected in 2016 : Managing Effective Fire Prevention Programs - GPA :
National Fire Academ Emmitsburg, MD, Expected in 2018 : Cultural Competence in Risk Reduction - GPA :
Work History
Amentum - Fire Inspector
Bellingham, WA, 11/2010 - 02/2020
  • Inspected buildings to locate hazardous conditions and fire code violations such as accumulations of combustible material, electrical wiring problems and inadequate or non-functional fire exits.
  • Reviewed new construction documents for fire safety, including extinguisher placement, exit locations and standpipe locations.
  • Reviewed blueprints and plans for new or remodeled buildings to verify structures met fire safety codes.
  • Inspected physical condition of automatic sprinkler systems to report conditions and suggest repairs.
  • Located fire code violations and recommended actions to bring properties into compliance.
  • Checked various multi-family residential and business construction sites to determine fire code compliance.
  • Developed and reviewed fire exit plans for new buildings.
  • Wrote detailed reports of fire inspections, fire code violations observed and corrective recommendations offered.
  • Prepared recommendations to eliminate potential fire and safety hazards at establishments.
University Of Kansas - Hazardous Materials Technician
Lawrence, KS, 05/2005 - 02/2020
  • Handled emergency spills and environmental cleanup requests with organized approach.
  • Monitored contaminated area to determine scope of hazard and progress of cleaning efforts against targets.
  • Evaluated hazardous conditions to develop successful mitigation strategy and maintain public safety throughout procedures.
  • Contained dangerous materials on site by building structures or walls to restrict access prior to removal processes.
  • Adhered to all defined safety protocols, company requirements and federal and local laws to maintain safe and controlled environments.
Salt Lake City Fire Department - Deputy Fire Marshal/Fire Captain
City, STATE, 08/2002 - 02/2020
  • Received and reviewed official reports and documents for completeness, accuracy and content.
  • Trained employees and firefighters in fire prevention techniques.
  • Attended training and refresher programs to update and maintain knowledge and skills.
  • Conducted building inspections for compliance with fire codes and regulations and performed follow-up inspections when needed.
  • Operated personal computer, software and systems to develop and maintain records and reports of fire inspections.
  • Conducted plan reviews for new buildings and renovations and updates to existing structures and approved or denied submissions based on compliance factors.
  • Oversaw proper implementation of best practices, policies, and procedures in alignment with regulations and operational needs.
  • Fostered relationships with public to support community and promote fire department engagement.
Salt Lake City Fire Department - Firefighter/EMT-B
City, STATE, 08/2002 - 02/2020
  • Provided station tours, pre-incident surveys and installed smoke detectors to provide fire education to public.
  • Evaluated areas after containing fires to identify and suppress hot spots.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on a daily basis.
  • Performed variety of fire suppression activities at fire scenes, including laying and connecting hose, holding nozzles and directing water streams, raising and climbing ladders and using pike poles, smoke ejectors, and forcible entry tools.
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic.
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Inspected alarms, hydrants, sprinkler systems and standpipe systems for operational use to minimize incidents.
  • Completed monthly training to stay in peak physical fitness and handle challenging tasks.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Prepared reports of fires, equipment and personnel.
  • Preserved order and discipline among subordinates and gave assignments and instructions.
  • Accurately completed written and verbal reports on patient care to hospital emergency departments.
  • Made daily inspections of facilities and equipment.
  • Coordinated fire prevention inspections and pre-plan activities of department.
  • Quickly acted to contain any hazardous chemicals likely to catch fire, leak or spill.
  • Administered first aid and medical treatment to those injured during fires and car accidents.
  • Frequently lifted up to 200 pounds in course of extinguishing fires and treating injured persons.

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School Attended

  • Utah Valley University
  • Brigham Young University
  • Casa Roble Fundamental High School
  • National Fire Academy
  • National Fire Academ

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Inspector
  • Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Deputy Fire Marshal/Fire Captain
  • Firefighter/EMT-B


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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