Evaluate proposed occupancies for adequacy of existing fire sprinkler and accessory systems. Classify commodities and hazards, prescribe specific improvements as required.
Basis of Design:
Develop basis of design criteria for building fire protection systems and related elements. Prepare narrative summary of required building and accessory systems and design criteria based on occupancy/hazard control method. Co-ordinate work of related disciplines.
Code Interpretation and Application:
Research and interpret Building Codes, Fire Codes and National Standards for application to the design, construction, and operation of buildings, facilities and hazardous processes.
Analyze building and process designs for code compliance. Identify fire protection and life safety issues, develop solutions and alternatives and co-ordinate resolutions.
Fire Protection Plan and Contractor Submittal Review:
Review non-structural plans for conformance to fire and
life-safety codes and standards, design criteria, contract
documents, specified materials, finishes and standard-of-care.