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CLOUD BASED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES

Dolphin Fire Engineering Consultants
Principal Fire Engineer

 

La La Land - Byron Bay - Post fire analysis of nightclub
Fire Engineer - Fire safety audit of entire building to enable an economical rebuild using existing building elements.

 

Harvest Cafe, Bangalow - Single storey multiple use commercial building
Fire Engineer - Testing and specifying changes to the external wall-wetting sprinkler system to gain occupation certificate for the building.

 

Drydock Rd, Tweed Heads - 4 storey Class 3 residential building (units)
Fire Engineer - Alternative solution and design of smoke detection and alarm system, showing that a simpler and cheaper method of protection will provide more occupant safety than the existing design costing $10,000 more.

 

Paradiso Resort, Kingscliff - 4 storey holiday resort
Fire Engineer - Provide Alternative solution to prevent on-going false alarms and allow a change from radiant heat shields at the front of units to interlinked thermal alarms, providing a more asthetic design whilst still keeping occupants safe.

 

Robb College - University of New England - 4 student accomodation blocks and dining hall
Building  C10 Certifier - Provide peer review and C10 Certification for Junior Fire Engineer for fire safety up-grade of student accomodation facility.

 

Chevron Point, Surfers Paradise - 6 level commercial, office and residential building
Fire Engineer - Fire safety advice to improve occupant safety whilst maintaining building security.

 

Artisan Air, Byron Bay - Large Class 6 workshop and showroom with Class 4 residential part
Fire Engineer - Provide cost-effective design for a Council ordered fire safety up-grade. Alternative Solutions for fire separation, extended travel distances, reduced exit widths, etc., plus design of fire hose-reel system and exit signs and emergency lighting.

 

Extreme Mixed Martial Arts, Byron Bay - Gymnasium and associated reception, offices, and ammenities
Fire Engineer - Provide Alternative Solution for egress due to security doors.

 

Granuaille Rd, Bangalow - Residential dual occupancy
Fire Engineer - Provide Alternative Solution for fire separation of dual occupancy project.

 

Dress Circle Rd, Lennox Head - Residential dual occupancy
Fire Engineer - Provide Alternative Solution for fire separation of dual occupancy project.

 

Byron Bay Juice Bar - Change of Use,  Class 6 building
Lead Fire Engineer – Fire safety audit and up-grade including alternative solution to address egress widths, which provided the store owner with more store flexibility than the previous design.

 

Byron Bay Community Centre – 2 storey Class 9b and Class 6 – Auditorium and shops and offices
Lead Fire Engineer – Alternative solution to prevent false alarms during concerts and shows using pyrotechnics whilst maintaining occupant safety.

 

122 Lighthouse Road, Byron Bay – 4 storey Class 3 residential
Lead Fire Engineer – Alternative solution regarding use of AS 3786 system in lieu of an AS1670 system, plus egress analysis of a non-compliant basement car-park.

 

Coffs Harbour Ex-Services Club – 6 storey Class 9b, 7a, 6, and 5 – Bowling Club
Fire Engineering Review and C10 Certification for oversized fire compartments, egress analysis, and BCA audit.

 

Senior Fire Engineer
Transgrid / Alstom Rookwood Rd and Holroyd Substations, Sydney.
Lead Fire Engineer – Fire engineering analysis of explosion and fire risks from 330kV transformers to adjacent buildings and other critical infrastructure.

 

Qantas Catering Facility, Brisbane Airport
Lead Fire Engineer - Produce alternative solutions for, and analysis of, egress, compartmentation, suppression systems, alarm and detection, internal and external fire spread using computer fire modelling (FDS models). Produce and present Fire Engineering Report for approval by Brisbane Airport Commission and Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Service.

 

Rockhampton Hospital, QLD
Fire Safety Audit and produce a fire safety strategy for the up-grade of their nursing home buildings.

 

Bunnings Warehouse, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Fire engineering advice and computer analysis of fire growth and smoke spread for the design and construction of the  2 storey warehouse building.

 

Commercial / Office:
Regent Tower Development – Queens Street, Brisbane. (40+ story office building)
Lead Fire Engineer – Created alternative solutions for, and analysis of, egress, compartmentation (Cardington method), suppression, alarm and detection, internal and external fire spread using computer fire modeling (FDS and zone models). Produce and present Fire Engineering Brief and Fire Engineering Reports for approval by local authorities.

 

Zillmere Joint Contact Centre – Brisbane. (4 storey Class 5 and 7a - 6 star greenstar)
Lead Fire Engineer – Created alternative solutions for, and analysis of, egress, compartmentation, suppression, alarm and detection, internal and external fire spread. Produce and present Fire Engineering Brief and Fire Engineering Reports for approval by local authorities. The first approved 6 Star Green Star Office building in Queensland.

 

Defence Infrastructure
RAAF Amberley Airfield - Super Hornets,
Provide FDS expertise for fire modelling of aircraft hangers.
Provide evidence for ventilation requirements and compartmentation.

 

Pearce RAAF Base,
Provide FDS expertise for fire modelling of aircraft hangers.

 

ELF – Enoggora
Provide specialist fire engineering advice for many special use buildings.

 

Healthcare facilities:
Queensland Institute of Medical Research Smart State Medical Research Centre
Detailed fire engineering report including FDS and zone modelling of the 9 level research centre to meet research requirements including the Australian bio-security response facility.

 

Queensland’s Prince Charles Hospital Orthopaedic Unit,
Analysis of egress requirements for Fire Engineering Report

 

Queensland Children’s Hospital,
Produce Fire Engineering Brief for design stage of the hospital, including FDS modelling of twin atriums up to 8 levels.

 

NSW Fire Brigades – Structural Fire Safety Unit. 2003 - 2008
Alternative Solutions Fire Safety Officer - provided fire safety and regulatory advice, approval, and compliance inspections, building surveys, hospital audits, and post fire investigations for many projects throughout NSW, including;
Hazardous industries and storage, Industrial, Warehouses, Commercial, Shops and Shopping centres, Health care, High-rise and Low-rise Residential, Backpackers, Hotels, Motels, Schools, and Public Entertainment venues.

 

NSW Fire Brigades – 1986 – 2008
Senior Firefighter, Pump and Aerial Appliance Operator, Accredited Land Rescue Operator, Primary Rescue Unit Trainer, Category 2 Urban Search and Rescue Operator.
Engaged in fire-fighting and rescue at various fire stations throughout NSW. Heavily involved in fire protection of heavy industrial areas of Sydney such as I.C.I. (Orica), Port Botany Bulk Liquids Berth, Caltex Oil Terminal, Bulk Storage and Handling of Flammable Liquids, as well as life and property protection of residential, commercial, health-care, and industrial facilities.

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