Consistent and dedicated Fire safety Officer with appreciable professional experience of 20 years in maintaining high standards of Industrial safety, Fire fighting, Fire protection and Rescue Operations. A capable professional with an ability to work according to the project budget, schedules and as per the Mission Statement and Core Values of the Company.
M.A – Master of Arts, YCMOU, India
B.Sc – Bachelor of Science, Goa University, India
AIFire E – Associate Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (UK)
Fire Officers Training – Passed Honours at National Fire Service College, Ministry of Home
Affairs, Government of India.
NEBOSH- International Fire Safety and Risk Management 2. Fire Safety Practical Application
IOSH – The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health - (Managing Safely), UK
Technical Auto Tech - Automobile Servicing Engineering Technology, Goa Board, India
Practical Firemanship, Breathing Apparatus and Fire Science - State Civil Defense, Goa, India
Activity and general information:
First Aid – First Aid Course by St. John Ambulance, Goa, India.
State Sportsman for Nationals – Athletics, Judo, Powerlifting and Wrestling
Drill/Parades – Selected for State Level Parades for National and State events.
Squad Drills – Instructor and trainer in Squad Drill and standard Fire Brigade Drills
Practices for discipline force like State Civil Defense.
Height: 171 cms; Body Weight: 75 kg and age 47 years
Driving Vehicle Licence Heavy and saloon car– UAE country, valid upto 2024
Light/ Motorcycle/Heavy Vehicle Driving Licence – India and Driving Boat licence - UAE
Qualified SCBA – Breathing Apparatus wearer and Gas tester
Permanent Residence – Alto Pilerne, Porvorim, Goa, India. 403521
Positions and Experience:
Watch Manager - Fire and Rescue Department
December 2012 to December 2020– Power and Desalination Plant, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
Assistant Station Fire Officer/Sub-Officer
April 2010 to November 2012 - Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services, Goa, India
Fire Fighter and Senior Fire Fighter
Jan 1996 to March 2010 – Directorate of Fire and Emergency Services, Goa, India
UAE Fire and Life Safety Code of Practice
Fire Protection Handbook, Vol I and Vo-II – Arthur E. Cote, P.E
NFPA – National Fire Protection Association, USA
IFE Journals – Institute of Fire Engineers, UK
National Building Code of India – Fire and Life Safety Code – Part 4
Professional Training and Courses:
NEBOSH- Fire Safety and Risk Management
RTA – Road Traffic Accident Course, West Midlands Fire Service, UK
First Aid – First Aid at Work, Trauma Management Course, West Midlands Fire Service, UK
First Aid at Work – Pulse First Aid Training Solutions.
Computers - Computer Applications, Dept of Electronics, Government of India
Fire Risk Assessment – Fire Risk Assessment Course, U.A.E
USAR and MFR – Urban Search Rescue and Medical First Responders course (As Per US
guidelines) Ministry of Defense, Government of India, India
Water Rescue Technician – Adsafe – Pulse First Aid Training Solutions.
Heavy Vehicle Licence – Light and Heavy Good Transport Driving Licence India and UAE country.
CPD – Managing Risks Associated with Fire Hazards, UAE
Safety- Safe Use of Hand Tools and Portable Power tools in Industries – DGFASLI, India
HIRA – Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment, DGFASLI, India
Safety Audit – DGFASLI, India
Principles and Practice of Industrial Hygiene in Industry – DGFASLI, India
Gas Tester certificate
Confined Space and SCBA
Forklift Operative certificate
International work Experience:
Pre-Fire Planning and Inspections
Leading the department in designing and building efficient training facilities and assisting in the improvement of staff performance, theater wide training, safety awareness, cross training, responsiveness, and other essentials, example TOT’s
Maintaining and developing SOP's of the fire department
Planning and delivering inclusive lectures, practice drills, and exercises
Dynamic Management of Risk at operational incidents
Identify fire hazardous, causes of fire and recommend appropriate actions
Testing, Inspection and maintenance of Fire Fighting Equipments and extinguishers.
Weekly Fire Drills, Mock Drills, B.A. Drills and Ladder Drills activities as per schedule.
Fire Protection and direct Standby duty crew during Hot Work process or related activity
Practiced Principles of Standard Practices and Trained in Hydrant/Hose, Pump Drills, Ladder, Foam, Techniques and Signalling Techniques.
Supervise and assess hazards and risk analysis in plant areas and take all required corrective measures and actions to eliminate incidents.
Driving Fire truck and rescue Boat
Qualified SCBA trainer, confined space, gas tester and Forklift operative
Experienced in Supervising fire fighting and emergency incidents. Field experience in Fire Fighting, Fire Protection, fire prevention and general safety.
Possess 20 years of professional experience in this mentioned field.
Experienced in State Civil defence and Industrial sector
Communicate with Supervisors and crew on Plans. Review Fire related situations
Highly skilled in handling multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure
Extensive knowledge of detecting fire hazards and Risk assessment.
Attended different types of Fire, Emergency, Accident and Rescue Calls (More than 700 Nos.)
Responsible for various duties related to Fire Fighting and Fire Protection, Rescue, Road accidents, Floods, Trauma Management and First aid
Operating ALP – Ariel Ladder Platform for Rescue and Fire Fighting
Computer operating tools like Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and the Internet
Qualified SCBA (Breathing Apparatus) wearer and Confined space rescuer.
HEMANT A. CHODANKAR
M.A, B.Sc, AIFireE, MIFSM