Brandon Shaw CFI

Fire Consultant/Fire Protection Engineer

Contact Info

Department

Investigative Services

Phone

(404) 202-1240

Email

brandon.shaw@youngonline.com

Locations

Columbia, SC

Biography

Brandon is a Fire Consultant/ Fire Protection Engineer that specializes in fire and forensics. He is primarily responsible for origin and cause investigation of fire and explosion incidents. Additionally, Brandon provides fire protection engineering and code compliance support to the Fire Origin & Cause team. He currently holds certifications as an IAAI Certified Fire Investigator, ICC Certified Fire Marshal, IFSAC Firefighter II, IFSAC Fire Instructor I, IFSAC Fire Officer II, IFSAC Hazardous Materials Technician, SC Resident State Fire Marshal, and is certified in all National Incident Management Systems. Brandon has successfully passed the Fire Protection Principles and Practices Exam and will be eligible to register as a Professional Engineer in May of 2023.

Credentials

  • CFI  |  IAAI-CFI (Certified Fire Investigator Program)
  • Fire Protection Engineer in Training (E.I.T.)
  • ICC Certified Fire Marshal
  • ICC Fire Code Specialist

Professional Experience

  • 2022 - Current  |  Fire Consultant/Fire Protection Engineer  |  YOUNG & Associates
  • 2021 - 2022  |  Senior Investigator III  |  J.S. Held
  • 2018 - 2021  |  Fire Protection Engineer Associate  |  CEMS Engineering
  • 2017 - 2018  |  Deputy Fire Marshal  |  St. Johns Fire District
  • 2015 - 2019  |  Assistant Fire Marshal/Fire Investigator  |  City of Charleston Fire Department
  • 2013 - 2015  |  Fire Safety Specialist  |  Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 2010 - 2013  |  Firefighter/Fire Inspector/Fire Investigator  |  City of Charleston Fire Department

Education

  • The Citadel  |  Charleston, South Carolina
    Master of Science - Mechanical Engineering
  • The Citadel  |  Charleston, South Carolina
    Bachelor of Science - Business Administration