Eric Simons, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI


Eric Simons, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI
Senior Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1066
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Michigan

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Eric Simons joined Donan in 2009 as a senior fire investigator based out of Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Simons has over 13 years of experience in fire investigation and has investigated over 1000 fires in his career. He is a Certified Fire Investigator, Certified Vehicle Investigator and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator. Mr. Simons is also a private investigator in Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Michigan.

Mr. Simons holds a Master’s degree in Career Technical Education from Ferris State University, a Bachelor’s degree in Trade Technical Education from Ferris State University and an Associate’s degree in Automotive Service from Ferris State University.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Fire and Explosions Origin & Cause
Technician / Analyst

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Structure Fire Origin and Cause
Vehicle Fire Origin and Cause

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Certified Fire Investigation
Certified Vehicle Fire Investigation
Certified Fire & Explosion Investigation
Private Investigator, Indiana
Private Investigator, Iowa
Private Investigator, Ohio
Private Investigator, Michigan

AFFILIATIONS

International Association of Arson Investigators
National Association of Fire Investigators
Automotive Service Excellence
Pro Board Certified
OCAAFII

COURSES TAUGHT

2014 Expanding Role of Electronic Modules in Vehicle Fires, IAAI, Las Vegas, NV
2014 Expanding Role of Electronic Modules in Vehicle Fires, OCAAFII, Sterling Hts, MI
2013 Accidental Vehicular Fire Causes, Kalamazoo Fire Department, Kalamazoo, MI
2012 Accidental Vehicular Fire Causes, OCAAFII, Independence Twp, Fire Department, Clarkson, MI
2004 Accidental Vehicular Fire Causes, Michigan State Police, Tustin, MI
2003 Accidental Vehicular Fire Causes, Michigan State Police, Tustin, MI

EDUCATION

2007 Ferris State University
Master of Science, Career Technical
Education
1975 Ferris State University
Bachelor of Science, Trade Technical
Education
1973 Ferris State University
Associate of Applied Science,
Automotive Service

Relevant Experience

2009 – Present DONAN
Detroit, Michigan
Senior Fire Investigator

2008 – 2009 SPX Corporation
Sterling, Heights, Michigan
Quality Manager/Engineering Analysis
Associates (EAA)

1990 – 2008 Chrysler Corporation
Auburn Hills, Michigan
Instructor Specialist, Diagnostic Engineer,
Specialist in Vehicle Investigations,
Goverment Liason to NHTSA

1988 – 1990 National Education Center
Wyoming, MI
Head of Automotive Department

1983 – 1988 Grand Oldsmobile
Grand Rapids, MI
Master Automotive Technician

1981 – 1983 Star Body Shop
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mechanic/Frame Straightener

1976 – 1981 K&M Northfield Dodge
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Line Mechanic



Eric Simons, IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI
Senior Fire Investigator
800-482-5611 Ext: 1066
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Michigan

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

Download Profile PDF Download Profile PDF
Share Profile
Complete Litigation History
available upon request
Download Profile PDF
Share Profile
Complete Litigation History
available upon request