Sample Fire Protection Engineer Resume

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Paul Hendey
5821 S Mayfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60652
(123)-123-1234
[email]

Summary
An exceptional fire fighter who is an expert in saving people’s lives and property by preventing fires and reducing the danger when fires do break out; has excellent advice that helps people to safely design buildings and products, prevent fires, and extinguish or escape from fires; has proactive knowledge in inspecting establishments and homes to determine the amount of fire danger that is present and advise ways to minimize the threats; has partnerships with architects, builders, and owners to design building establishments that are safe from fires and plan changes in older buildings to make them safer; has the ability to work full time in industrial plants or refineries, particularly where dangerous processes or materials are involved; has the ability to organize teaching sessions with managers and workers what to do in emergencies; has exposure in insurance companies to inspect the buildings that they insure, to give advice to the owners, and to judge the amount of fire danger so that insurance rates can be set

Professional Experience:

Engineer-Fire Protection/Electrical January 2007 – Present
Oak Point Associates, Chicago, IL
Responsibilities:

  • Created technical responses to technical queries on codes and standard related topics of suppression based systems and aviation standards.
  • Acted as a liaison officer to different technical groups and interfaced with third party organizations.
  • Validated the processing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and other related codes and standards.
  • Conferred with manufacturers, researchers, enforcement authorities, and others to obtain relevant information.
  • Researched and developed information for fire record data and other related hazards within the assigned areas.
  • Managed and controlled the planning and preparation of finances related to assigned responsibilities.

Fire Detection Software Engineer May 2004 – December 2006
URS Corporation, Chicago, IL
Responsibilities:

  • Created and put into use test software applications for embedded systems.
  • Tested and implemented pc based software solutions for building and testing code.
  • Supported the maintenance of the application’s automated test as part of software development.
  • Assisted in special projects and assignments as directed by the supervising officer.
  • Determined the selection and deployment of applications, writing tools, collection and processing of metrics.

Fire Captain February 1999 – May 2004
Zucker Associates, Chicago, IL
Responsibilities:

  • Created technical responses to technical queries on codes and standard related topics of suppression based systems and aviation standards.
  • Acted as a liaison officer to different technical groups and interfaced with third party organizations.
  • Validated the processing and maintenance of firefighting equipment and other related codes and standards.
  • Conferred with manufacturers, researchers, enforcement authorities, and others to obtain relevant information.
  • Researched and developed information for fire record data and other related hazards within the assigned areas.
  • Managed and controlled the planning and preparation of finances related to assigned responsibilities.

Fire Detection Software Engineer May 2004 – December 2006
URS Corporation, Chicago, IL

Education
Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering
University of Iowa, 1999
Bachelors Degree in Fire Protection Engineering
Rockefeller University, 1994

Skills:

  • Direct experience in the designs of fire protection systems
  • Experience in developing contract documents for fire alarms and suppressions
  • Knowledge of National Building and Fire Codes and Standards
  • Knowledge of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards, including Life Safety Code Requirements for both New Construction and Modifications to Existing Buildings.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
  • Excellent communication and client management skills

Awards and Affiliations
Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Member
National Society of Professional Engineers, Member
National Fire Protection Association, Member

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