Richard Smith, Environmental Specialist, Fire safety Inspector
Rick Smith has held two positions within the Plant Operations Department of the school district since 1987. Prior to being promoted to his current position, he worked in the HVAC Department providing maintenance to the facilities HVAC cooling towers. He was the first person hired to fill positions within the Environmental Department of the School District. He is very knowledgeable in the area of facility maintenance and a skilled inspector and project coordinator. Prior to being employed by the School Board of Brevard County he served four years in the United States Navy. Mr. Smith holds certifications as a Fire Safety Inspector I, AHERA Asbestos Supervisor, Inspector and Management Planner, OSHA Hazardous Materials/Waste Operations and Limited Lawn and Ornamental & Limited Structural Pest Control Applicator. He is a State of Florida Residential Alarm Contractor. He provides EH&S support District wide. He also provides project management support for New Playground Equipment purchase and installations.