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Fire Protection and Security

Westville, IN, 46391
September 24, 2008

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David E. Fletcher, CFPS, CET

Professional Objective

To obtain a challenging and rewarding management position in the Fire Suppression / Fire Alarm / Security Industry.

Personal Strengths and Accomplishments

Ø NFPA – Certified Fire Protection Specialist, Certification Number - 2923

Ø NICET Certification Level II- Fire Alarm Level I – Special Hazard Suppression

Ø Project and Operations management experience with Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinkler, Special Hazards and Security systems.

Ø Experienced in commercial construction processes and procedures.

Ø Excellent security and fire alarm system design and layout skills.

Ø Excellent business development and customer rapport building skills.

Major Project Accomplishments

Ø Rochester Institute of Technology, - Large Networked Fire Alarm System

Ø Paetec Communications - Large Clean Agent Fire Suppression System

Ø Gordon Food Service – Intelligent Fire Alarm System

Ø Indianapolis Power and Light – Fire Protection and Alarm System

Ø American Electric Power, John Amos Plant – Fire Protection and Alarm Systems

Ø Sauk Village Municipal Center – Fire Sprinkler System

Ø Governor’s State University – Fire Sprinkler System

Professional Experience

Central States Automatic Sprinklers, Inc. 2007 - 2008

Operations Coordinator

· Operations management, review projects financial status, monitor plan review and permit process.

· Managing the inspection and system deficiency repair process.

· Fire protection design site surveys and pre-bid site inspections.

· Project Management of Wet, Dry and Pre-Action Fire Sprinkler installations.

· Appointed as Safety Director, re-wrote Health and Safety policy and procedures.

McDaniel Fire Systems Inc., Valparaiso, IN 2006 - 2007

Project Manager, National Special Hazards Branch

· Oversee installations of Special Hazard fire alarm and suppression systems in Power Plants and Steel Mills and other heavy industrial facilities around the United States.

· Responsible for quality and cost effective installations.

· Estimating and sale of contract additions and change orders.

· Maintain positive customer relations including end users, contractors and sub contractors.

Siemens Building Technologies, Cleveland, OH 2006 – 2006

Account Executive

· Responsible for Fire Alarm and Suppression system sales in the Northern Ohio region.

· Review Builders Exchange and Dodge Reports for Fire Alarm and Suppression sales opportunities.

· Maintain sales forecast documents.

· Meet with customers, architects, engineers and contractors to build successful business relationships.

Acree Daily Integrated Systems Group, Cleveland, OH 2004 – 2006

Project Manager

· Project Manage Integrated Security, Access Control, CCTV, and Burglar systems.

· Assist sales effort by review and advice on quotations to customers.

· Maintain positive customer relations including end users, contractors and sub contractors.

· Supervise and schedule all installations, insure quality and cost effective installations.

· Estimate and present contract additions and change orders.

SecurAlarm Systems, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI 2003 - 2004

Project Manager

· Oversaw all installations of Integrated Security, Access Control, CCTV, Burglar and Fire alarm systems.

· Supervised and scheduled all installation staff, insured quality and cost effective installations.

· Estimating and sale of contract additions and change orders.

· Maintained positive customer relations including end users, contractors and sub contractors.

· Sales of Fire Alarm Systems, (Notifier / Silent Knight) new systems and upgrades to existing systems.

Engineered Protection Systems, Inc., Traverse City, MI 2002 - 2003

Operations Manager, Northern Offices

· Manage all aspects of company operations in four (4) Northern Michigan branch offices.

· Oversee all installations of commercial and residential fire and burglar alarms systems and access control systems.

· Supervise all service staff, insure quality and timely response for service.

· Supervise all installation staff, insure quality and cost effective installations.

· Project Management of all large installations.

· Maintain positive customer relations, responsible for maintaining customer base.

SimplexGrinnell, LP, Rochester New York and Wilmington, DE 2000 - 2002

Commercial Accounts Sales Representative and Fire Suppression Systems Manager

· Responsible for the business development of commercial clients throughout Western NY.

· Systems sold include Security, Fire Alarm, Fire Suppression, Nurse Call, Access Control, and CCTV.

· Responsible for project management of all projects sold.

· Transferred with promotion and established successful Suppression Department in the New Castle, DE office.

· Responsible for sales, design and service of FM-200 Fire Suppression Systems, Kitchen and Industrial Fire Systems and Portable Fire Extinguishers.

· Completed Grinnell Management Accelerated Program provided thru Cornell University. January 2001 to December 2001

Town Of Cicero Police Department, Cicero, NY 1983 - 2002

RETIRED - Police Officer / Sergeant (PT 20hrs/week)

Oswego County Sheriff’s Department, Oswego, NY 1978 - 1996

RETIRED - Corrections Officer

U.S. Army Military Police Corps., Virginia and Korea 1975 - 1978

Senior Military Police Officer


Onondaga Community College

Criminal Justice and Computer Science Courses

Central New York Police Academy – Honor Graduate

Cornell University – School of Industrial and Labor Relations,

Management Development Studies

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