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Mark D. Hayes

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Mark Hayes is a recognized industry expert with thirty-five years of experience in fire alarm systems. Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Hayes was manager of the Texas offices of Schirmer Engineering/Aon FPE and Central Region Business Development Leader with Jensen Hughes, Inc. His responsibilities include design, layout, and review of fire alarm and occupant notification systems; system installation issues; and loss investigations. Mr. Hayes’ related duties include designing fire alarm system details; designing a variety of projects to ensure compliance with local code requirements and project specifications; construction management for various federal, state, and local government fire alarm/fire sprinkler retrofit projects; and producing illustrations to show solutions to complex technical problems.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Fire Alarm Design (Commercial Real Estate)

  • Crescent Real Estate*
  • Stream Realty*
  • Behringer Harvard*
  • Cassidy Turley*
  • Brandywine Realty Trust*
  • Cousins Properties Inc.*
  • Cushman & Wakefield*
  • Parmenter Realty Partners*
  • RWMG Property Management*
  • Endeavor Real Estate Group*

 

Fire Alarm Design (State)

  • Texas Facilities Commission - Austin, TX*
  • Texas Health and Human Services Commission*

 

Fire Alarm Design (Universities)

  • The University of Texas*
  • Texas A&M University*
  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center - Lubbock, TX*
  • Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX*
  • University of North Texas*

 

Fire Alarm System Design

  • Texas Supreme Court Complex - Austin, TX*
  • Dallas School Book Depository Building*
  • Fort Hood San Antonio Military Medical Center*
  • Dallas County Jail: Medical modification*
  • Department of Public Safety Headquarters Complex - Austin, TX*
  • Neiman Marcus *
  • Raytheon*
  • University Medical Center - Lubbock, TX*
  • AT&T*

 

Smoke Control Systems

  • The University of Texas*
  • The University of Texas Office of Facilities Planning and Construction*
  • Texas Facilities Commission - Austin, TX*
  • DFW International Airport Terminal D*
  • Clements University Hospital - Dallas, TX*
  • Dallas County Jail - TX: Medical modification*

 

Commissioning

  • The University of Texas, Office of Facilities Planning and Construction*
  • Texas Facilities Commission - Austin, TX*
  • Texas Health and Human Services Commission*
  • Clements University Hospital - Dallas, TX*

 

Code Development

  • Member, NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, Technical Committee -Chapter 12, Circuit and Pathways, Chapter 21, Emergency Control Functions, Chapter 23, Protected Premises Fire Alarm Systems*

*Indicates with previous firm

Professional Affiliations

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
North Central Texas Council of Governments International Code Advisory Board, Principal*
Texas Department of Insurance Alarm and Detection Council, Former Principal
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Registrations

National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) - Level IV in Fire Alarm Systems