Daniel Pelkman RSE, RME, CCEI, C.Tech, NABCEP, CFEI

Senior Associate, Renewable Energy
Direct: 647-738-5743

Our Associates perform on-site investigations to determine origin and cause of complex losses. Their process: examine and collect evidence, take on-site photos, interview witnesses, conduct testing in our lab and analyze data to produce technical reports that are clear and concise.



Mr. Daniel Pelkman is a Senior Investigator within Fire/Electrical and Renewable Energy Groups at 30 Forensic Engineering. Daniel is a Master Electrician (ME), a Certified Engineering Technician (C.Tech), and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI). Daniel is also an Interprovincial Journeyman Electrician (RSE), a Canadian Certified Electrical Inspector (CCEI), and is a certified Solar Photovoltaic Installation Professional (NABCEP). Daniel has 24 years total experience within the electrical industry. He has 16 years of experience as an electrical contractor and has extensive experience in the areas of electrical project design, electrical project management, electrical project estimating, electrical inspections, dealing with Utilities, dealing with the Electrical Safety Authority. Daniel has been with 30 Forensics since 2013 and has investigated numerous structural fires, vehicle fires and electrical failures.


  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control inspections of residential, commercial, industrial wiring installations
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control inspections of Solar Photovoltaic Systems
  • Electrical systems design and Installation
  • Electrical Project Supervision & Organization
  • Risk Mitigation Audits, Fire Investigations, Remediation Assessment
  • Infrared camera inspections

professional licensing and certifications

National Association of Fire Investigators, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI), Member 2018

Canadian Certified Electrical Inspector (CCEI), 2017

Certified Engineering Technician (C.Tech), 2016

North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NEBCEP), Installation Professional, 2014

CSA Solar Photovoltaic Systems Certified, 2011

Solar Photovoltaic System Instructor L.U. 804 IBEW, 2009

Licensed Master Electrician (RME), 2004

Licensed Red Seal Interprovincial Journeyman Electrician (309a) (RSE), 2001

Academic History

Conestoga College, Electrician Construction and Maintenance Apprenticeship Program, 2001

additional courses

  • Canadian National Advanced, Fire, Arson & Explosion Training Program, 2017
  • IHSA-construction supervisor training
  • CSAO-Construction Health and Safety Representative
  • Arc Flash Training/WHMIS certification
  • Working from Heights Certification
  • Workers Health and Safety Centre, Health and Safety Instructor
  • Infrared Camera certification Level 1

employment background

-30- Forensic Engineering
Senior Associate—Renewable Energy
June 2013 – Present, Toronto, ON

  • Accident Investigation
  • Equipment failure analysis
  • Fire Investigation
  • Electrical consulting
  • Commissioning of equipment
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control

Red Electric Inc.
June 2004 – June 2013

  • Managed all aspects of an electrical contracting firm; quoting, designing, and installation of various types of electrical installations
  • Supervised employees and electrical projects
  • Maintained customer relations and the oversight of running a business


  • National Association of Fire Investigators, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator