Steve Disick

A career fire Lieutenant with the City of Albany, NY., assigned to the Rescue Squad – the Capitol cities heavy rescue company.  Steve has over 25 years of service as a firefighter, in both the career and volunteer contingents.  He is a co-founder of Capital Technical Rescue and Safety Consultants, LLC. His responsibilities include creating training curriculum, evaluating, preplanning and deploying crews to high hazard standby rescue jobs.  He also fosters a training environment to help develop the cadre of instructors and responders that are on staff. Prior to working as a firefighter he worked as a Paramedic/Rescue Specialist in the Special Operations Division and Aviation unit for a municipal EMS agency.  Steve served as a Rescue Specialist with the Technical/Urban Search and Rescue Team, New York Task Force 2. He has served as a Rescue Squad Officer and was deployed to the World Trade Center disaster on 9-11-01. He has been the Rescue Squad Officer for multi-agency trench rescues, swift-water rescues, and building collapse responses. In addition, he has responded to numerous technical rescue incidents including confined space, rope rescues and machinery extrication.

Steve is a nationally certified Fire Service Instructor Level 3 and has been developing and teaching technical rescue courses since 2001 for a variety of State Fire Academies. He has also been a SPRAT certified Level 2 lead rope access technician, competent tower climber & rescuer, and currently holds multiple ITRA Level 3 Instructor Certifications. He is also a FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot and has helped multiple state, federal and local agencies start their UAS (drone) programs and trained their pilots.