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Paul A. Roland

Senior Associate

 
Experience

Paul Roland is a recognized industry expert with seventeen 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

  • Starwood/Marriott Hotels - Worldwide*
  • U.S. Forces Afghanistan Facilities-  Afghanistan*
  • One Main Place GSA Prelease - Dallas, TX
  • The Baker Hotel - Mineral Wells, TX
  • Elan West 7th - Fort Worth, TX
  • First United Bank - Durant, OK
  • The Vista at Solana - Southlake, TX
  • Lamar University Gray Library - Beaumont, TX
  • Northshore Building - Austin, TX

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (Higher Education)

  • Texas A&M University - College Station*
  • University of North Texas - Denton*
  • University of Texas at Austin*
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas*

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (State and Federal)

  • Texas Health and Human Services Commission*
  • Texas Facilities Commission - Austin*
  • Randolph Air Force Base, Hangar 70 - San Antonio, TX*
  • Volar Barracks - Fort Hood, TX*
  • Rolling Pin Barracks Block 16000 - Ft. Hood, TX
  • Port Isabel Detention Center - Port Isabel, TX

 

Fire Protection System Design/Analysis (Industrial and Commercial)

  • Penn Cryo Facility, Natural Gas - Butler, PA*
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Cooling Tower - Dallas*
  • RAM Chemical Storage Facility - DFW, TX
  • AT&T - Dallas, TX*
  • Toyota Headquarters - Plano, TX *
  • Trimont Condominiums - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Houston International Airport Automatic Baggage Retrieval System - Houston, TX
  • Gateway 50 Warehouse - Roanoke, TX
  • Crosspoint 20/30 - Duncanville, TX
  • El Ranchito Immersion Camp - Austin, TX

 

Smoke Control System Third Party Testing/Inspections

  • 4545 LBJ Freeway - Dallas, TX
  • Great Wolf Lodge; Grapevine, TX*
  • Dallas-Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport, Terminal D - TX *
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Clements University Hospital - Dallas*
  • HP Headquarters - Plano, TX
  • Sandman Hotel - Plano, TX
  • Westin DFW Airport - 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*
  • San Antonio Military Medical Center - TX*

 

CPVC Sprinkler Pipe Investigations

  • Hampton Inn Tech Center - Denver, CO
  • Statler Hotel - Dallas, TX

 

Hazardous Materials Handling and Storage Assessments

  • 3-Dimensional Services - Rochester Hills, MI
  • RAM Chemical Storage Facility - DFW, TX

 *Indicates with previous firm

Professional Affiliations

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) - DFW Chapter, First Vice President

Registrations

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

Education

Collin College
Associate of Science, 2018