Firefighter resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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A highly organized, take charge professional. Strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop and implement effective action plans. Demonstrated experience in the coordination of all aspects educating, training, and managing quality employees. Commitment to detail in doing the job right the first time in completing all projects. Excellent communication and presentation skills. A team leader, providing motivation and training by example.

  • Mechanical Operation
  • Monitoring Operation Control
  • Critical Thinking Judgment
  • Decision Making
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Time Management
  • Engineering and Technology Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Fire suppression work
  • Community education
  • Medical response
  • Public assistance and support
  • Alarm response
  • Conditions assessment
  • Weather condition assessment
  • Ladder operation
  • Apparatus maintenance
  • Rescue equipment proficiency
  • Human and animal evacuations
  • Water and chemical streams
  • Fire suppression tactics
  • Firefighting techniques expertise
  • Incident safety
  • Fire safety design evaluation
  • Life support services
  • First response services
  • Facility and equipment maintenance
  • First aid certified
  • Fire response team direction
  • Hazardous materials handling
  • Public safety and security
  • Life and property protection
  • Emergency Response
  • Fire department procedures
  • Emergency management
Firefighter, 05/2014 - Current
City Of Missouri City Missouri City, TX,
  • Rescue victims from burning buildings and accident sites.
  • Search burning buildings to locate fire victim.
  • Dress with equipment such as fire resistant clothing and breathing apparatus.
  • Move toward the source of a fire using knowledge of types of fires, construction design, building materials, and physical layout of properties.
  • Respond to fire alarms and other calls for assistance, such as automobile and industrial accidents.
  • Assess fires and situations and report conditions to superiors to receive instructions, using two-way radios.
  • Position and climb ladders to gain access to upper levels of buildings, or to rescue individuals from burning structures.
  • Prepare written reports that detail specifics of fire incidents.
  • Inspect buildings for fire hazards and compliance with fire prevention ordinances, testing and checking smoke alarms and fire suppression equipment as necessary.
  • Preform maintenance and testing on all tools, hoses and life saving equipment.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Checked hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • First aid and CPR certified.
  • Work and respond to hazmat incidents.
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Answered emergency situations and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Combatted fires by holding nozzles and directing streams of fog, chemicals or water.
  • Ascended and descended ladders, stairs and ramps in smoke-filled areas.
  • Participated in on-call schedule to respond to requests for assistance after hours and on weekends or holidays.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of industry equipment.
Machine Operator, 07/2012 - 03/2014
Total System Services, Inc. Portland, OR,
  • Read job orders to determine the type of work to be done, the quantities to be produced, and the materials needed.
  • Sort, assemble, and proof completed work.
  • Set up and adjust machines, regulating factors such as speed, ink flow, focus, and number of copies.
  • Monitor machine operation, and make adjustments as necessary to ensure proper operation.
  • Load machines with materials such as blank paper or film.
  • File and store completed documents.
  • Complete records of production, including work volumes and outputs, materials used, and any backlogs.
  • Operated and maintained forklift.
  • Loaded and unloading material on to trucks for shipping.
Fiberglass Fabricator, 12/2011 - 06/2012
Speedway Motorsports, Inc. Tolleson, AZ,
  • Fabricate patterns and molds by hand using a variety of materials, including wood, foam, aluminum, fiberglass, body fillers, clay, and wax. Prepare and wax molds for fiberglass parts.
  • Lay up fiberglass parts using a chopper gun and hand lamination techniques.
  • Cut, trim, file, bend, and smooth parts, and verify sizes and fitting tolerances in order to ensure proper fit and clearance of parts.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, or engineering information to determine methods or sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
  • Confer with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to exchange technical information.
  • Layout and mark reference points and locations for installation of parts or components, using jigs, templates, or measuring and marking instruments.
  • Adjust, repair, rework, or replace parts and assemblies to eliminate malfunctions and to ensure proper operation.
  • Attach brackets, hinges, or clips to secure or support components or subassemblies, using bolts, screws, rivets, or chemical bonding.
  • Fabricate parts needed for assembly or installation, using shop machinery or equipment, according to blueprints.
  • Measure parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, levels, and protractors.
  • Set up and operate metalworking machines, such as milling or grinding machines, to shape or fabricate parts.
  • Drill or tap holes in specified equipment locations to mount control units or to provide openings for elements, wiring, or instruments.
  • Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from part surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, or sandblasters.
  • Sand surfaces between coats of paint or primer to remove flaws and enhance adhesion for subsequent coats.
  • Fill small dents or scratches with body fillers and smooth surfaces to prepare vehicles for painting.
  • Wet sand and buff the finished paintwork.
  • Electrically rigged completed fiberglass boats with all controls and lighting.
Gas Turbine Technician, 11/2005 - 11/2011
US Navy City, STATE,
  • Operate, repair and perform organizational and intermediate maintenance on mechanical components of gas turbine engines, main propulsion machinery (including main reduction gears, shafts and controllable pitch propellers), assigned auxiliary equipment, and propulsion control systems.
  • Maintain and operate ship's service gas turbine generators and support systems, maintain the controllable pitch propeller system, control ship's service steam water chemistry.
  • Operate electric plant control and main propulsion equipment, pumps, turning gears, air compressors, oil purification systems, low pressure air dehydrators, and engineering control systems.
  • Work with blueprints, schematics and charts to maintain and repair gas turbine engines and auxiliary equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on ship's fuel system and air system, sea water service system, waste drain system, oil purification system, and manually operated valves.
  • Perform work area inspections, operate standard test equipment, and test lubricating oil and distillate fuels for contamination, neutralization, and precipitation.
  • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
  • Set up and manage paper or electronic filing systems, recording information, updating paperwork, or maintaining documents.
  • Overseer of 2 departments, engineering and oil lab which consists of 20 or more people.
  • Sampled and maintained two propulsion boilers.
  • Served on Emergency Response Team and Training Team.
  • Managed procedures for start-up, daily operations and shutdowns.
  • Maintained chilled water systems, high pressure boilers, cooling towers and hydraulic pumps.
  • Took samples of water from boilers and cooling towers to perform standardized tests.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2005
Dougherty Comprehensive High School - Albany, GA

US Navy

  • 2005 Certificate: Basic Engineering Common Core
  • 2006 Certificate: A School( Gas Turbine Mechanical Maintenance)
  • Air Cap Helo Eval J-495-0414
  • DDG GTG Maintenance A-652-0363
  • Electrical/ Mechanical Equipment Repairman Trainee 9760
  • Fuel Testing K-821-2142
  • Gas Turbine System Mechanical/ Electrical "A" A-652-0053
  • Quality Assurance Inspector A-557-0001
  • SBHD ACFF J-495-0413
  • Ship Board Firefighting A-495-0018

Albany Fire Department

  • 2014/2017 Certificate: Firefighter 1 NPQ
  • 2014/2017 Certificate: Firefighter 2 NPQ
  • 2014/2017 Certificate: Hazmat Awareness
  • 2014/2017 Certificate: Hazmat Operations

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School Attended

  • Dougherty Comprehensive High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter
  • Machine Operator
  • Fiberglass Fabricator
  • Gas Turbine Technician


  • High School Diploma

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