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Andrew Barr, CFPS

Andrew Barr, CFPS

Deputy Fire Marshal

City of McKinney

McKinney, TX

Deputy Fire Marshal at McKinney Fire Department

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City of McKinney

Deputy Fire Marshal

Deputy Fire Marshal over Planning, Engineering and Code Development.

Career medium 01

McKinney Fire Department

Senior Fire Systems Engineer

Responsible for evaluating Plats, Site Plans, building plans, specifications, construction drawings, fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, hydraulic calculations, circuit analysis, chemicals, conducting inspections, conducting fire pump testing and installation of hazardous materials. Technical advice and assistance to developers relating to code compliance. Attends meetings with architects, developers, and City staff to review code requirements and Fire Department procedures. Technical assistance to incident commanders for structural safety, fire protection systems, hazardous materials, and other technical matters. Provide performance-based approaches to fire protection while maintaining the intent of the prescriptive requirements to meet the overall goal of the Fire Code within the vision of the customer. C-Shift Fire Investigator. Represents the department in various fire service related associations. Development and maintenance of the electronic plan review process.

Career

Nexus Technical Services Corporation

Staff Engineer II

Commercial Experience:
Perform Fire Hazards Analysis, Plan Reviews, Hydraulic Calculations, Life Safety Studies and NFPA Code Compliance Reviews. Performed property loss prevention engineering and fire protection inspection to offices, light manufacturing, warehousing and high-tech facilities, DOE and Universities.

Nuclear Experience:
Review of Design Change Documents for changes for impact upon the Fire Hazards Analysis & Fire Protection Program Manual, review of parts procurement to ensure adherence to the applicable quality assurance requirements, and review and updates of plant procedures as necessary to meet the NRC 10CFR50.71e commitment. Development of Fire Brigade Initial Training Program with regards to all fire protection systems and inspection practices. Inspection and enforcement of all adopted NFPA codes and NRC regulations.

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Career medium 02

Denton Fire Department

Fire Prevention Intern

Assisted the Fire Marshal’s Office with plan review of fire protection systems. Conducted annual inspections of property and the built environments fire protection systems. Assisted with fire investigations. Enforced the Fire Code and city ordinances relating to the protection of life and property. Developed and maintained a fire protection system annual inspection program involving Fire Department staff to be present during all annual inspections.

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Oklahoma State University

FPST, Fire Protection and Safety