Machine and Mechanical Shop Staff
Shop Manager – November 1993 to present
27 years of experience
Javier Cabeza-Ramirez is the shop manager and lead mechanic for Miller Timber Services. Javier ensures Company vehicles are repaired as necessary and routinely serviced and maintained in proper, safe working order.
Javier serves as a wildland firefighter, making minor repairs to equipment on the fireline when required. His years of experience working as a mechanic on forestry and firefighting vehicles and equipment have given him a deep base of knowledge and expertise that make him invaluable in several of the mechanical and technical aspects of firefighting.
Javier supervises 5 full-time shop mechanics. They are responsible for the repair and maintenance of fleet vehicles, fire equipment, heavy trucks, and heavy equipment. All shop mechanics are available to perform off-site repairs and support when needed. Miller Timber Services’ fully-equipped shop has the tools, equipment, and capacity to perform custom fabrications and modifications.
Training and Education
National College of Professional Technical Education
S-131, Advanced Firefighter Training
FEMA IS 700, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
FEMA IS 800a, National Response Framework, An Introduction
S-230, Single Resource Boss – Crew
S-231, Single Resource Boss – Engine
S-290, Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
S-212, Wildfire Power Saws
Language Skills Assessment – Bilingual