Project & Design Manager


QBCC Licence 1001205 (design, commission & certify of wet fire systems inc. special hazards), Graduate Certificate in Building Fire Safety (QUT 2007),
30+ years experience with project management, design, installation and commissioning of fire suppression systems


Premier Fire Protection, Brisbane Fire Protection, Firevac Services (FVS), Fireng and Siemens Fire Safety
With over 30 years experience in the fire protection industry, Jan has a vast knowledge of all aspects of fire protection. Most of his knowledge is gained through a hands-on style of cadetship in the early days of his career and he has held a QBCC licence for design and certification since the inception of the current Queensland licencing regime. In 2007 he achieved a Graduate Certificate in Building Fire Safety from Queensland University of Technology. He has a long list of completed projects including all types of sprinkler systems, hydrant and hose reel systems, gaseous suppression systems and foam injected suppression systems. Jan started his career as a sprinkler system designer which gave a very stable base from which to develop his skills as a project manager and has successfully completed many multi-million dollar fire protection projects.


Project Description: Inner City Bypass Tunnel
Year: 2001-2002
Location: Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Head Contractor: Lend Lease
Role in Project: Design Manager
Responsibilities: Oversee design of foam injected sprinkler system and fire hydrant system
Project Value: $2.5 Million

Project Description: Sierra Grande Apartments
Year: 2007-2008
Location: Broadbeach
Head Contractor: Amalgamated Constructions
Role in Project: Fire system design and project management
Project Value: $1.7 Million

Project Description: Canvas Apartments
Year: 2014
Location: South Brisbane
Head Contractor: Pradella
Role in Project: Fire system design and project management
Project Value: $1.2 million