BALTIMORE--JENSEN HUGHES is pleased to announce the addition of Christian M. Noles, PE, as Senior Fire Protection Engineer in their Raleigh, NC office.
Mr. Noles has 26 years of experience in design, code consulting, code administration, alternative design/approval, appeals, hazardous material assessment, inspection, product review, certification and instruction. His experience incorporates several projects that have not been prescriptively addressed by the code, including commercial, residential and mixed use buildings.
Chris will play a vital role in the fire protection program working with clients on services that range from design to product evaluation to verifying code compliance, working with local fire and building officials, building owners, and architects on a variety of complicated code and design problems. He has extensive experience in fire protection system design, special inspections, specification development, and installation oversight of fire protection systems. David Bhuta, Director of Raleigh Office, noted,
“We are very excited to have Chris join our team as we continue to expand our fire protection program to support our existing clients and Advance the Science of Safety."
Prior to joining JENSEN HUGHES, Chris served as Deputy Commissioner at the North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) where he served as technical supervisor for the Engineering and Codes Section of the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Mr. Noles also previously served as Chief Fire Protection Code Consultant at the North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal and was a Senior Staff Engineer for the Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA) which is now part of the International Code Council (ICC). Both roles were responsible for promulgation, interpretation and teaching codes.
Mr. Noles holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University, an Associate of Science from Parkland College, Illinois and is a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois and North Carolina.
Chris’ technical expertise and leadership experience supports JENSEN HUGHES’ mission and provides unparalleled fire protection and code consulting services to their clients throughout North Carolina and worldwide.
About JENSEN HUGHES
JENSEN HUGHES is the global leader in specialty engineering consulting services for the built environment. Our engineers, consultants and scientists develop innovative and cost effective solutions involving fire protection systems design and analysis, code consulting, risk-informed engineering, hazard and risk assessments, forensic engineering, fire research, development and testing, commissioning and security services. Advancing the Science of Safety from offices in the USA, Canada, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, JENSEN HUGHES consulting teams participate on projects around the world. For more information, call +1 410-737-8677 or visit jensenhughes.com.
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