John P. Stoppi Jr., PE, FPE, MCP, CFI

Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae

CAREER SUMMARY

Mr. Stoppi possesses nearly 20 years of progressive engineering experience that includes elements of engineering management, fire protection engineering, architectural engineering, building code enforcement, and building code consulting in the public, private, and international sectors. He has delivered engineering services from all sides of the industry: as a design engineer, as a consultant, and as an authority having jurisdiction (AHJ). He has held senior level positions that included an independent working environment, supervision of others, and considerable applications of high level engineering judgment. He has experience practicing engineering and code enforcement as a business owner. Mr. Stoppi cultivates his considerable technical knowledge with robust communication skills, both orally and in writing, and delivers his work with the utmost integrity, care, tact, and professionalism. Homeowners, building owners, contractors, engineers, architects, attorneys, banks, agencies, and designers have all retained John with highly positive results that often went above and beyond the expectations and requirements of the contracts.

SPECIAL EXPERTISE AND TECHNICAL TRAINING

Architectural Engineering – Passed multiple PE Exams and can deliver architectural engineering with the highest proficiency in MEP engineering. Is also capable of delivering entire buildings or tenant space fit outs for smaller projects (fit outs, single story buildings, or simple occupancies)

Building Plan Review – Certifications in Accessibility / Building / Electrical / Energy / Fire / Mechanical / Plumbing Plans Examination

Inspection – Certifications in Accessibility / Building / Electrical / Energy / Fire / Mechanical / Plumbing and Special Inspections. Can use inspection skills as an AHJ, but also for engineering investigations.

Cannabis Engineering – Extraordinarily specialized expertise in ensuring cannabis extraction facilities meet fire code requirements.  These services also include certifying cannabis extraction equipment via Engineering Peer Reviews, including equipment that must be certified to the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.  The safety portion of cannabis dispensary application packages can be developed to maximize your score in this section of your application.  These services are delivered exclusively with C1D1 Labs LLC.

Code Consulting – Special expertise in denoting not only the code violations and requirements, but also the design scheme necessary or available to satisfy the code requirements

Fire Protection Engineering – Specially educated, trained and licensed to practice fire protection engineering

Forensic Engineering – Combines inspection, interdisciplinary, and overall keen engineering acumen to provide expert opinion and witnessing for forensic projects. Is known for developing and delivering unique viewpoints that were not contemplated before his retention.

  • Penn Energy Codes Training – Residential Energy Codes and Inspection, 4 Hours, 2016
  • NJ SFPE / AFAANJ Annual 2013 Symposium
  • SFPE NJ Monthly Meeting Attendance, 2012-2013
  • Factory Mutual Research Corporation Campus Tour and Demonstration, Chepachet, RI, Fall 2012
  • 2012 Simplex Grinnell Roadshow, Technical Expo, Parsippany, NJ
  • 2012 NFPA Conference and Exposition, Las Vegas, NV
  • Air Transport Group, 15th Annual Conference, La Guardia Airport, NYC, Spring 2012
  • Victaulic Piping Seminar on fittings, equipment, and assemblies, Doha, Qatar, 5 hours, Fall 2011
  • NC Standard Inspection Continuing Education Courses: 30 hours per year, 2008-2011, Building, Electrical, Fire, Mechanical and Plumbing Trades
  • Professional Engineering Continuing Education, 15 hours per year starting in 2008
  • All building code trades, 15 hours per year starting in 2012

EDUCATION

Master of Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering
University of Maryland, 2006

  • GPA 4.0/4.0
  • Courses included Advanced Fire Risk Assessment, Advanced Fire Suppression Systems, Analytical Procedures of Structural Fire Protection, Advanced Fire Modeling, Performance-Based Design, Human Response to Fire, Smoke Detection and Management, Fire Assessment Methods, Forensic Fire Analysis, and Performance Based Design

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University, 2003

  • GPA 3.56/4.0
  • Senior level electives focused on thermal/fluid sciences
  • Senior project consisted of developing a cost-effective industrial temperature monitoring system for Air Products, Inc.

North Carolina Construction Code Official Certification Program
North Carolina Code Official Education Network

  • Attended coursework on the Building, Electrical, Fire, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes
  • Approximately 120 hours of coursework
  • Passed All Certification Exams

Auburn University
Business Essentials for Engineering Professionals (BEEP)

  • Certificate Program with 11 Courses and 28 Contact Hours
  • Coursework focused on business, leadership, ethics, decision-making, finance, project management, risk management, technical speaking, and writing effectively

LICENSES

  • Licensed Mechanical Engineer in the State of Arizona, 69942
  • Licensed Fire Protection Engineer in the State of California (Fire Protection), FP 1919
  • Licensed Fire Protection Engineer in the State of California(Mechanical), M39512
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado, PE.0056099
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut, PEN.0030784
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the District of Columbia, PE921901
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida, 78807
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia, PE042851
  • Licensed Mechanical Engineer in the State of Hawaii, PE-18611-M
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Indiana, PE11900697
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, 35412
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Maine, PE16009
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland, 50574
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Michigan, 6201068629
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Montana, PEL-PE-LIC-61065
  • Licensed Mechanical Engineer in the State of Nevada, 027304
  • Licensed Fire Protection Engineer in the State of Nevada, 027304
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of New Jersey, 24GE05037600
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of New York, 091520
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina, 034424
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Ohio, 82499
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Oklahoma, 31454
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in Oregon, 95072PE
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, PE080432
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, 0402057635
  • Licensed Professional Engineer in State of Washington, 57872

CERTIFICATIONS

PA Construction Code Enforcement Official, #005373:

  • Building Code Official
  • Fire Inspector
  • Residential/Commercial Building Inspector
  • Residential/Commercial Electrical Inspector
  • Residential/Commercial Mechanical Inspector
  • Residential/Commercial Plumbing Inspector
  • Building / Electrical / Mechanical / Plumbing Plans Examiner
  • Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner
  • Commercial Energy Code Inspector & Plans Examiner
  • Master Code Professional (MCP, fully certified in all code enforcement disciplines)

The Pro Board

  • Fire Inspector Level III

International Code Council (ICC)

  • Structural Steel and Bolting Special Inspector (S-1)
  • Commercial Building Plans Examiner (B3)
  • Energy Code Inspector and Plans Examiner
  • Accessibility Inspector and Plans Examiner
  • Commercial Electrical Plans Examiner (E3)

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors