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Paul A. Roland

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Paul Roland is a recognized industry expert with sixteen years of experience in all areas of fire protection and life safety consulting and design. Prior to joining WJE, Mr. Roland was a senior consultant with Schirmer Engineering/Aon FPE/Jensen Hughes, Inc. and provided code and fire protection consultation and design for a broad range of clients. He has been involved in a number of significant projects which required life-safety evaluation, fire protection performance-based design, smoke control system third party testing, and building and life safety code consulting.

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Fire/Life Safety Assessment

  • GSA Prelease Surveys - Dallas, TX
  • Starwood/Marriott Hotels - Worldwide*
  • Prudential Global Investment Management - Nationwide: Multifamily developments*
  • U.S. Forces Afghanistan Facilities - Afghanistan*

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (Higher Education)

  • Texas A&M University - College Station, TX*
  • University of North Texas - Denton, TX*
  • University of Texas at Austin - Austin, TX*
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas, TX*
  • Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX*
  • University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, TX*

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (State)

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

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (Industrial)

  • Penn Cryo Facility, Natural Gas - Butler, PA: Extraction*
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Cooling Tower - Dallas, TX*
  • University of Texas at Austin Pickle Research Campus, Cooling Tower - Austin, TX*

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (Commercial)

  • Westworld Multiuse Tent - Scottsdale, AZ*
  • AT&T - Dallas, TX*
  • Toyota Headquarters - Plano, TX*
  • 400 South Record - Dallas, TX

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (Federal)

  • Randolph Air Force Base, Hangar 70 - San Antonio, TX*
  • Ellington Air Force Base - Houston, TX*
  • Volar Barracks - Fort Hood, TX*

 

Smoke Control System Third Party Testing/Inspections

  • 4545 LBJ Freeway - Dallas, TX
  • Caesars Palace - Las Vegas, NV*
  • Great Wolf Lodge - Grapevine, TX*
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Terminal D - TX*
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Clements University Hospital - Dallas, TX*

 

Building and Life Safety Code Consulting

  • Waypoint Residential - Jeffersonville, IN
  • University of Texas Systems*
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Clements University Hospital - Dallas, TX*
  • San Antonio Military Medical Center - San Antonio, TX*

 

Hazardous Materials Handling and Storage Assessments

  • 3- Dimensional Services - Rochester Hills, MI
  • Quest Diagnostics - Las Vegas, NV*
  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center - Lubbock, TX*

 

Peer Review

  • General Motors Company - Worldwide*
  • Ford Motor Company - Worldwide*
  • City of Rockwall - TX*
  • Office of Facilities Planning and Construction, UT Systems - TX*
  • Prudential Global Investment Management - Nationwide: Multifamily developments*
  • Starwood/Marriott Hotels - Worldwide*

*Indicates with previous firm

Professional Affiliations

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Registrations

International Code Council (ICC) - Fire Inspector II
National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), Fire Alarm Systems - Level I
National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), Water-Based Systems Layout - Level IV

Education

Collin College
Associate of Science, 2018