bio-howeMark Schairer, P.E.
SENIOR TECHNICAL MANAGER

MS, Fire Protection Engineering & BS, Civil Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
 
Mr. Schairer has fifteen years of experience in fire protection engineering consulting, with a focus in the utility industry. As Technical Consultant, he has supported and managed multiple projects related to Risk-Informed Performance-Based Fire Safe Shutdown Analysis, NFPA 805 Transition, Fire PRA and Fire Risk Evaluations, Fire Modeling, NFPA Code Compliance Reviews, Fire Protection System Design, Fire Protection Safety Assessments, Fire Hazards Analyses, Fire Protection Audit Support, and Peer Reviews.

 

As a recognized industry fire protection expert and leader, Mr. Schairer has presented lectures to the NRC on Performance-Based Safe Shutdown Analysis and has presented on Fire Modeling and Fire Risk Evaluations at several industry conferences, including multiple NEI Fire Protection Information Forums. For clients overseas, Mr. Schairer has provided training in Risk-Informed Performance-Based Fire Protection applications, including fire modeling, as well as classical fire protection program training. He has comprehensive knowledge of fire modeling tools and applications including NIST’s FDS, CFAST, NUREG 1805 Fire Dynamics Tool and EPRI’s FIVE. Mr. Schairer is a Qualified QA Lead Auditor in accordance with ANSI N45.2.23 and ASME NQA-1-2000. Mr. Schairer also holds an SFPE, Member Grade.