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Curriculum Vitae

Mark Sharples

Experience


1999 - 2016

Company Director/Owner

Building Design Alternatives Pty Ltd trading as BDA Fire

Providing services in Performance Based Fire Safety Assessments, Building Code advice, Fire Systems Design, Fire Safety Consulting Services including audits and evacuation plans.

1998-1999

Manager

Building Safety Services Pty Ltd a business unit of Lincoln Scott Australia Pty Ltd

Specialising in Fire Modelling Analysis, Performance Based Design and Fire Risk Assessments, CFD modelling. Responsible for: budgets, delivery of quality and cost effective product.

1992-1998

Fire Services Designer and Fire Services Manager

Lincoln Scott Australia Pty Ltd

Responsible for: training, quality control, new business, design, client liaison.

1985-1992

Fire Services Discipline Leader

Crooks, Michelle, Peacock & Stewart

Fire services design, specification writing.

1983-1985

Own Company

Flaghbah Pty Ltd

Providing Specialist Fire Design Services.

1981-1983

Senior Design Draftsman Fire Protection

Wormald International (Tyco) Brisbane Queensland

Design, site supervision, project manager, estimating.

1979-1980

Grade 3 Draftsman

Fire Control Pty Ltd (Tyco) Sydney NSW

1976-1979

Draftsman in Fire Protection

Wormald International (Tyco) Sydney NSW

1973-1976

Trainee Draftsman (fire protection systems)

Fire Control Pty Ltd (Tyco) Sydney NSW


Overall Fire Service Design Experience includes:

Design, documentation and administration of Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems, Hydrants and Hose Reels, Water Spray Systems, Fire Alarm and Detection Systems and Evacuation Systems, Aspirating Detection Systems and Gaseous Systems.


Professional Information


2015

CEng MIFireE, RPEQ 16019

2009

QBCC Licence – Fire Safety Professional No 1162228

2003

Master of Fire Safety Engineering

University of Western Sydney, NSW

1999

Graduate Certificate in Performance-Based Building Fire Codes

Victoria University of Technology

1994

Certificate of Fire Engineering (Credit level) NSW TAFE

Current
Memberships

Member - National Fire Protection Association (USA)

Individual Member - Fire Protection Association

Member - Institute of Fire Engineers

Member - Society of Fire Safety

Member - Society of Fire Protection Engineers (USA)