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Location:
Deming, NM
Posted:
October 08, 2018

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Steven Meister

PO Box ****

Moriarty, nm

*****

505-***-****

ac7bjs@r.postjobfree.com

Qualifications:

ENGB, ICT5, FFT1, FAL-B, HELR, FIRB (t), ICT4 (t)

From 03/17 to 09/17 (6 Months)

Forestry Technician (Engine), GS-0462-05

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mountainair Ranger District

Served on a Type 6 Engine as a GS-5 Senior Firefighter. As a Senior FireFighter my duties included, driving and operating, positioning, the engine for proper use and operation. Personally performed and directed others in starting pump engine, priming pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, laying hose, and using appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustment in effective use of water and additives. Had specialized duties such as water handling, fully qualified chain saw operator, and responsible for maintenance of specialized equipment used to respond to wildland urban interface/intermix situations. Ensured the engine is kept in a full state of readiness for emergency fire dispatch. Served as initial attack Incident Commander. Filled in as the engineer for the 2017 fire season. Completed the engine boss taskbook.

Participated in wildland fire and safety training in the techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression and in the safe, efficient operation and use of tools, equipment, and vehicles used in fire suppression activities, with emphasis on those used for the particular function assigned. Participates in crew proficiency checks and drills, safety sessions, and fire critiques. Ensured own and other's welfare and safety in all aspects of the assignment.

Made initial evaluation of fire situations, determined rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvement’s, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, determine types of tools to use and application of water.

Gathered and consider information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior responding to wildland fire incidents. Location and positioning of fire apparatus and deploying personnel and equipment, provided the best tactics and practice to protect values at risk.

Performed first aid for public assistance and personnel as needed for injury. Operated a variety of motorized vehicles to transport crew equipment, and supplies to the incident.

As a Faller-B, I’m proficient with the location of the fire line, removal of hazardous fuels, topographic interpretation, felling complex and hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the incoming crews, communicated with other saw teams and other crews. Provided JHA and tailgate safety briefings and cover use of PPE.

From 03/16 – 09/16 (6 Months)

Forestry Technician (Engine), GS-0462-05

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mountainair Ranger District

Served on Type 6 Engine as a GS-5 Senior Firefighter, provide training to subordinates including hydraulic, pump and hose operations. I kept my Engine Module and Supervisor informed on safety concerns and crew operations. I scouted direct and indirect hand lines to identify saw lines and hand line placement, identify escape routes and safety zones, fire behavior, topography and local influence. Briefed engine module on all fire behavior, weather updates, line specifications, established LCES, provided dispatch with fire size-ups and fire information. During the season I had opportunities to work on my Engine Boss Task Book.

Participated in wildland fire and safety training in the techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression and in the safe, efficient operation and use of tools, equipment, and vehicles used in fire suppression activities, with emphasis on those used for the particular function assigned. Participates in crew proficiency checks and drills, safety sessions, and fire critiques. Ensured own and other's welfare and safety in all aspects of the assignment.

Gathered and consider information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior responding to wildland fire incidents. Location and positioning of fire apparatus and deploying personnel and equipment, provided the best tactics and practice to protect values at risk, Performed first aid for public assistance and personnel as needed for injury. Operated a variety of motorized vehicles to transport crew equipment, and supplies to the incident.

Made initial evaluation of fire situations, determined rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvement’s, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, determine types of tools to use and application of water.

Performed first aid for public assistance and personnel as needed for injury. Operated a variety of motorized vehicles to transport crew equipment, and supplies to the incident.

As a Faller-B, I was proficient with the location of the fire line, removal of hazardous fuels, topographic interpretation, felling complex, and hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the incoming crews, communicated with other saw teams and other crews. Provided JHA and tailgate safety briefings and cover use of PPE

From 03/15 – 09/15 (6 months)

Forestry Technician (Engine), GS-0462-05

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mountainair Ranger District

Served on Type 6 Engine as a GS 5 Senior Firefighter. I worked on my Engine Boss Task Book and got my Firing Boss task book initiated. Worked with crew members to maintain hand tools and specialized tools, attended briefings and briefed the engine module, reported to Task Force Leader and Division, completed all medical documentation, and organized the engine module to meet incident objectives. As a senior on the engine was in charge of the saw duties when no training opportunities were at hand, training new coming sawyers and new firefighters. I was responsible for the assistant duties during fire season. Continued to provide LCES during project work and fire assignments.

Initial evaluation of fire situations, determines rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvements, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, type of tools to use and application of water.

Made initial evaluation of fire situations, determined rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvement’s, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, determine types of tools to use and application of water.

Gathered and consider information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior responding to wildland fire incidents. Location and positioning of fire apparatus and deploying personnel and equipment, provided the best tactics and practice to protect values at risk

Participated in wildland fire and safety training in the techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression and in the safe, efficient operation and use of tools, equipment, and vehicles used in fire suppression activities, with emphasis on those used for the particular function assigned. Participates in crew proficiency checks and drills, safety sessions, and fire critiques. Ensured own and other's welfare and safety in all aspects of the assignment.

As a Faller-B, I was proficient with the placement of fire line and removal of hazardous fuels, topographic interpretation, felling complex trees and hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the incoming crews, communicated with other saw teams and other crews, lead thinning briefings and tailgate safety briefing on proper protective equipment.

From 03/14 – 09/14 (6 months)

Forestry Technician (Hotshot/Handcrew) GS-0462-04

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mt. Taylor Ranger District

Served on Crew-32 as a GS-4 senior and was able to detail with the IHC crew and the Acoma Type 2 crew.

Senior Crew Member:

Providing experience to Mount Taylor Hotshots and Acoma was able to provide training to fellow firefighters with pumps and hose lays, ignitions for burners, while keeping situational awareness and informed the higher chain of command of any safety concerns and inner squad complications. Scouted direct and indirect hand lines to identify saw lines and hand line placement, identify escape routes and safety zones, fire behavior, topography and local influence. Briefed the squad on all fire behavior, weather updates, line specifications, established LCES, provided dispatch with fire size-ups and fire information, and provided leadership when squad boss was absence. Served as initial attack Incident Commander.

Gathered and consider information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior responding to wildland fire incidents. Location and positioning of fire apparatus and deploying personnel and equipment, provided the best tactics and practice to protect values at risk, Performed first aid for public assistance and personnel as needed for injury. Operated a variety of motorized vehicles to transport crew equipment, and supplies to the incident.

Lead Saw:

Proficient in the location of the fire line and taking adequate fuel removal, topographic features, fell complex trees and hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the coming crew, communicated with other saw teams and other crews, lead thinning briefings and tailgate safety briefing on proper protective equipment. As a Faller-B communicated with other saw teams and other crews. Provided JHA and tailgate safety briefings and cover use of PPE

Crew member:

Detailed in for the Mt Taylor hotshot crew and assisted the Acoma Type 2 crew as a senior firefighter and a lead sawyer, provided both crews with leadership, establish LCES, provided new sawyers with techniques and demonstrated cutting hot line, took weather, served as look out, established communications, built hose lays, provided saw line direct and indirect.

Performed first aid for public assistance and personnel as needed for injury. Operated a variety of motorized vehicles to transport crew equipment, and supplies to the incident.

Made initial evaluation of fire situations, determined rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvement’s, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, determine types of tools to use and application of water.

From 03/13 –09/13 (6 Months)

Forestry Technician (Hotshot/Handcrew) GS-0462-04

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mt. Taylor Ranger District

Served as a GS-4 senior firefighter on the Initial Attack crew (Crew-32), assisted the IHC crew through the season to provide experience as a sawyer… Completed FFT1 and ICT5 Task books.

Senior Crew Member:

Maintained situational awareness and informed the higher chain of command of any safety concerns and inner squad complications. Scouted direct and indirect hand lines to identify saw lines and hand line placement, identify escape routes and safety zones, fire behavior, topography and local influence. I briefed the squad on all fire behavior, weather updates, and line specifications, established LCES, provided dispatch with fire size-ups and any fire information, provide leadership when squad boss was absence. Served as initial attack Incident Commander.

Lead Saw:

Proficient in the location of the fire line and taking adequate fuel removal, topographic features, fell complex trees, and hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the coming crew, communicated with other saw teams and other crews, lead thinning briefings and tailgate safety briefing on proper protective equipment.

Engine Crew Member:

Use and provide training opportunities for coming firefighters how to use of Mark 3 pumps, Set up and tear down hose lays, drafted from natural and man-made water sources to fill the type VI engine, performed initial attack with fire size-ups, resource request and water application. Maintained vehicle inspections daily keeping an inventory list of all supplies. Over saw the chainsaw operations and provided line construction as needed. Worked with crew members to maintain hand tools and specialized tools, attended briefings and briefed the engine module, reported to Task Force Leader and Division, completed all medical documentation, and organized the engine module to meet incident objectives. As a senior on the engine was in charge of the saw duties when no training opportunities were at hand, training new coming sawyers and new firefighters.

Made initial evaluation of fire situations, determined rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvement’s, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, determine types of tools to use and application of water.

Crew member:

Detailed in for the Mt Taylor hotshot crew and assisted the Acoma Type 2 crew as a senior firefighter and a lead sawyer, provided both crews with leadership, establish LCES, provided new sawyers with techniques and demonstrated cutting hot line, took weather, served as look out, established communications, built hose lays, provided saw line direct and indirect.

From 03/12– 09/12 (6 Months)

Forestry Technician (Hotshot/Handcrew) GS-0462-04

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mt. Taylor Ranger District

As a GS-4 I was assigned to the Initial Attack crew (Crew-32) in 2012, served as a senior firefighter for a 3-5 man initial attack unit. Assisted the IHC crew when they were short with personnel, as well as the Acoma type 2 crew. Served as initial attack Incident Commander.

Lead Saw:

Followed flag lines both indirect and direct due to fuel’s, fire behavior and provided proficient location of the fire line and taking adequate fuel removal, topographic features, fell complexes trees, and hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the coming crew, communicated with other saw teams and other crews, lead thinning briefings and tailgate safety briefing on proper protective equipment.

Crew member:

Detailed in for the Mt. Taylor hotshot crew and assisted the Acoma Type 2 crew as a senior firefighter and a lead sawyer, provided both crews with leadership, knowledge from past experience and skills to help provided to FFT1 trainees in pumps and establishing LCES, provided new sawyers with techniques and demonstrated cutting hot line, took weather, served as look out, established communications, built hose lays, provided saw line direct and indirect.

Engine Crew Member:

Utilize and provided training with other crew members the use of Mark 3 pumps, set up and tear down hose lays, drafted from natural and man-made water sources to fill the type VI engine, performed initial attack with fire size-ups, resource request and water application. Maintained vehicle inspections daily keep and inventory list of all supplies. Provided chainsaw operations and provided line construction as needed.

Made initial evaluation of fire situations, determined rate of spread, potential hazards to property and other improvement’s, suppression method to use, hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, determine types of tools to use and application of water. Worked with crew members to maintain hand tools and specialized tools, attended briefings and briefed the engine module, reported to Task Force Leader and Division, completed all medical documentation, and organized the engine module to meet incident objectives. As a senior on the engine was in charge of the saw duties when no training opportunities were at hand, training new coming sawyers and new firefighters.

From 03/11– 09/11 (6 Months)

Forestry Technician (Hotshot/Handcrew) GS-0462-04

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mt. Taylor Ranger District

Served as a detailed assistant for a 5 man initial attack module on Mt Taylor Ranger District and received my B-Faller certification on a GS-4 level.

Senior Crew Member:

Maintained situational awareness and in formed the higher chain of command of any safety concerns and inter squad complications. Scouted direct and indirect hand lines to identify saw lines and hand line placement, identify escape routes and safety zones, fire behavior, topography and local influence. Briefed the squad on all fire behavior, weather updates, line specifications, established LCES, provided dispatch with fire size-ups and any fire information, provide leadership when squad boss was absence. Served as initial attack Incident Commander.

Lead Saw:

Proficient in the location of the fire line and taking adequate fuel removal, topographic features, fell complexes trees, fell hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the coming crew, communicated with other saw teams and other crews, lead thinning briefings and tailgate safety briefing on proper protective equipment.

Engine Crew Member:

Provided knowledge and training for the use of Mark 3 pumps, Set up and tear down hose lays, Drafted from natural and man-made water sources to fill the type VI engine, performed initial attack with fire size-ups, resource request and water application. Maintained vehicle inspections daily keep and inventory list of all supplies. Chainsaw operations and provided line construction as needed and thinning units. Worked with crew members to maintain hand tools and specialized tools, attended briefings and briefed the engine module, reported to Task Force Leader and Division, completed all medical documentation, and organized the engine module to meet incident objectives. As a senior on the engine was in charge of the saw duties when no training opportunities were at hand, training new coming sawyers and new firefighters.

Crew member:

Detailed in for the Mt Taylor hotshot crew when needed and assisted the Acoma Type 2 crew as a senior firefighter and a lead sawyer, provided both crews with leadership, establish LCES, motivation to get the job done. Provided new sawyers with techniques and demonstrated cutting hot line, took weather, served as look out, established communications, built hose lays, provided saw line direct and indirect.

From 03/10–9/10 (6 Months)

Forestry Aide (Fire) GS-0462-03

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mt. Taylor Ranger District

Engine 621(Type 6) crew member GS-4 for the fire season of 2010

Engine Crew Member:

Used Mark 3 pumps, Set up and tear down hose lays, Drafted from natural and man-made water sources to fill the type VI engine, performed initial attack with fire size-ups, resource request and water application. Maintained vehicle inspections daily keep and inventory list of all supplies. Provided chainsaw operations and indirect, direct line construction as needed. Served as initial attack Incident Commander. Worked with crew members to maintain hand tools and specialized tools, attended briefings and briefed the engine module, reported to Task Force Leader and Division, completed all medical documentation, and organized the engine module to meet incident objectives. As a senior on the engine was in charge of the saw duties when no training opportunities were at hand, training new coming sawyers and new firefighters.

Crew member:

Detailed in for the Mt Taylor hotshot crew and assisted the Acoma Type 2 crew as a senior firefighter and a lead sawyer, provided both crews with leadership, establish LCES, provided new sawyers with techniques and demonstrated cutting hot line.

From 03/09–09/09 (6 Months)

Forestry Aide (Fire) GS-0462-03

USFS, Cibola National Forest, Mt. Taylor Ranger District

Sawyer/Swamper during the fire season of 2009 for the Mt Taylor Hotshots, on a GS-3

Firefighter:

Proficient in Mark 3 pumps, built hose lays, dry mopped, cold trailed, took weather, cut hot line, cut indirect line, Sharpened hand tools, maintained communications, followed direction, and learned basic firefighting skills and terminology, fire behavior and observed weather conditions.

Sawyer/Swamper:

Learned many types of cuts and wedge placement in many fuel types in the western part of the U.S., swamped and cut hot line and indirect line, fell complexes trees. Followed flag lines both indirect and direct due to fuel’s, fire behavior and provided proficient location of the fire line and taking adequate fuel removal, topographic features, fell complexes trees, and hazard trees to provide a safe work area for the coming crew, communicated with other saw teams and other crews, lead thinning briefings and tailgate safety briefing on proper protective equipment.

Crew Member:

Maintained fire readiness of the base and crew vehicles, ensure siggs were full and other chainsaw maintained. Performed vehicles inspections, and keep the base maintained. Participated in wildland fire and safety training in the techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression and in the safe, efficient operation and use of tools, equipment, and vehicles used in fire suppression activities, with emphasis on those used for the particular function assigned. Participates in crew proficiency checks and drills, safety sessions, and fire critiques. Ensured own and other's welfare and safety in all aspects of the assignment. Gathered and consider information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior responding to wildland fire incidents. Location and positioning of fire apparatus and deploying personnel and equipment, provided the best tactics and practice to protect values at risk, Performed first aid for public assistance and personnel as needed for injury. Operated a variety of motorized vehicles to transport crew equipment, and supplies to the incident.

Winter jobs:

I have operated heavy equipment such as a skid steer, excavators and dump trucks. my extra time goes into being a volunteer firefighter for Torrance county fire department were I have been appointed the wildland coordinator as well as a structural fire fighter. I also sell fire wood and help build fences. I am a handyman during the winter with a wide range of jobs.

REFERENCES

Adrian Padilla Anthony Martinez Ryan Romero

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Mt. Air AFMO Mt. Air FMO BLM FOS

Eddie Baca Chris Sanchez Fedderson Johnson

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Mt Taylor AFMO Mt. Taylor IHC Saw boss Mt Taylor

Lester Gary Nick Quint

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Torrance county fire chief SW Land development



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