-------------------------------------------------------Curriculum Vitae of Rick Hartmann, CCI--------------------------------------------
 
 

Work Experience

2004 – Present  President/Principal Inspector - Home Inspection Plus, Inc.- Over 1850 Inspections Performed
2012 - Present  Partner - GFY Construction - General(B2) and Plumbing Contractor(C36) CL#976646
2008 - 2011  President - Real Estate Rehab, Inc - General(B2) and Plumbing Contractor(C36) CL#910430
2007 - 2011  Sunpower Corp - Photovoltaic Quality Assurance Inspector - Worked in CA, HI, MN, OR and WI
2007 - 2008  Granite Construction Inspections - Bank Draw Inspections
2005 – 2008  DRAWNET – Bank Draw Inspections - Over 300 Inspections Performed
2001 – 2002  Owner/Builder – 3300 sq. ft. Custom Home in Lincoln, CA
1997 – 2004  ECCO Equipment Corp. – Field Sales – Heavy Earthmoving Eq. Rental
1993 – 1997  United Rentals – Lead Counter Sales and Dispatch, Retail Sales
1984 – 1992  Worked Part-Time at various residential projects which
included carpentry, concrete, painting, framing, etc

Education

1992             Bachelor of Arts, Industrial Arts, California State University,  Chico, CA
1987             Associate of Science, Automotive Technology, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA

Certifications and Memberships
 
2014 – Present    American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
   Certified ASHI Inspector in Good Standing
2003 – 2014    California Real Estate Inspection Association (CREIA)
   2011/2012 CREIA Chairmans Award
   2010/2013 Chapter Education Chair
   2009/2010 Chapter Toolbox Chair
   2008/2009 Chapter President
   2007/2008 Chapter Vice President
   2006/2007 Chapter Secretary 
   CREIA Certified Trainer 
   Editor & Publisher - Sacto Chapter Monthly Newsletter
   CREIA Technical Information Exchange Moderator
2006 - Present    International Code Council – Cooperating Member #5224824
   Residential Building Inspector
   Residential Mechanical Inspector
   Residential Electrical Inspector
2004 – 2007  Foundation of Real Estate Appraisers (FREA) – Inspector Member
2003 - 2006  North American Associated Inspectors (NAAI)
2006   Tile Roofing Institute – TRI Certified Installer – 13 hr Certification Program
2006   National  Swimming Pool Foundation – Certified Pool/Spa Operator(CPO)
2005 – 2007  Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce
2004 – 2007  Placer County Association of Realtors – Affiliate Member

Home Inspector Continuing Education - NONE OF IT OBTAINED ON-LINE

2014  ASHI – 7 hr Commerical Electrical Inspections with Douglas Hansen - Berkeley, CA
2013  Carson Dunlop Weldon & Assoc Ltd. – 24 hr 3 day Commercial Inspection Course - Ontario, CA
2012 CREIA – 23 hr 3 day Conference - San Diego, CA
2011 CREIA – 4 hr Team Home Inspection Toolbox
2011 CREIA – 6 hr Residential Code Changes - Stockton, CA
2010  CREIA - 8 hr Fuel Burning Appliances w/ Joe Zaabadick
2009  CREIA - 6 hr Team Home Inspection Toolbox
2009  CREIA - 6 hr Electrical Toolbox with Michael Hosier
2009  CREIA - 25 hr 3 day Conference - Scottsdale, AZ
2009  CREIA - 5 hr HVAC Training - Sacramento, CA
2008 CREIA - 4 hr Leadership Day - Bakersfield, CA
2008 CREIA - 4 hr GAF/Elk Roofing Plant Tour - Shafter, CA
2008 CREIA - 6 hr CREIA/WECA-IEC Electrical Training - Sacto, CA
2008 CREIA - 4 hr California Code Changes Update - Stockton, CA
2007 CREIA - 6 hr Inspection Protocols/Defensive Report Writing - Sacto, CA
2007 SunPower Corp - 16 hr Solar Systems Training - Long Beach, CA 
2007 CREIA - 4hr Risk Management for Home Inspectors - Bakersfield, CA
2007 CREIA - 7 hr Exterior Hardscape / Stone Decks - Reno, NV
2006 CREIA – 2 hr Effective Report Writing
2006 CREIA – 2 hr Residential to Commercial Electrical
2006 CREIA – 3.5 hr IRC Prep Structure 1-10
2006 CREIA – 3.5 hr Risk Management for the Home Inspector
2006 CREIA – 3.5 hr CREIA Standards and Contracts
2006 CREIA – 8 hr Aluminum Wiring, Plumbing Materials and Tile Roofing Insp.
2006 CREIA – 3 hr Value of Listing Inspections
2005 CREIA – 2 hr Soils and Drainage
2005 CREIA – 1.5 hr Expert Witness Preparation
2005 CREIA – 3.5 hr Function and Testing HVAC
2005 CREIA – 2 hr Expand Your Business
2005 CREIA – 1.5 hr Electrical Defects from Fuses to Panels
2005 CREIA – 1.5 hr Handling Complaints
2005 CREIA – 2 hr Appliances
2005 CREIA – 2 hr New Construction Phase Inspections
2004 CREIA – 5 hr Moisture Intrusion and the Home Inspector
2004 CREIA – 5 hr Electrical Inspections: Updates and Issues
2004 CREIA – 6 hr Pools/Spas and Air Conditioning Systems
2004 CREIA – 1.5 hr Home Inspections 911
2004 CREIA – 3 hr Garages: A Defect Enriched Environment
2004 CREIA – 3 hr Heating and Cooling
2004 CREIA – 6 hr Pool & Spa Inspections
2004 CREIA – 3 hr Code Check
2004 CREIA – 1.5 hr Stucco Systems Inspections
2004 CREIA – 1.5 hr Concrete Tile Roofs
2003 CREIA – 3 hr Ventilation and Moisture
2003 CREIA – 6 hr Ventilation and Gas Heating Appliances
2003 CREIA – 1.5 hr New Potable Plastic Pipe Materials
2003 CREIA – 6 hr Code Check with Douglas Hansen
2003 CREIA – 5 hr All About Roofing
2003 – 2004 DJ Squared, 1.5 year Home Inspector Apprenticeship Program
                       TWI Home Inspector 50 hr. Training Program, Las Vegas, NV

Community Service

2003 - Present   Placer County Fire/CalFire – Volunteer Captain - Co 74
2006 - Present   Thermalands Community Center(a 501(c)3 Public Charity) - Board Chairman
2006 - Present   Thermalands Neighborhood Watch Coordinator

Published Articles

Feb 11, 2007   Sacramento Bee - "Ticket to a Faster Sale"
April, 2005   Home Buyer's Edge - "Home Inspection Basics..."

 

 

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