Jack Fairchild, PE, CFPS
Jack Fairchild, PE, CFPS
Associate Principal

Jack Fairchild leads Fire Protection and Life Safety at Ballinger, bringing thorough knowledge of building code and its interpretations as well as a deep commitment to the safety of all building occupants. He leads teams in performing hazard analysis and smoke modeling, designing complete fire protection systems, developing project-related specifications, and ensuring code compliance based on National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards. His experience enables thoughtful analysis of complex conditions and innovative solutions that prioritize safety. In addition to his technical knowledge, his ability to distill complex issues to their essence makes him a resource to clients and colleagues. Jack is passionate about fire protection and seeks to expand awareness of the discipline through involvement in organizations including the AIA, NFPA, and American Society of Certified Engineering Technicians (ASCET). He is currently president of the local chapter of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE). He earned an Associate of Science in Fire Protection Engineering Technology from Delaware Technical Community College.

FEATURED PROJECTS
Salk Hall

University of Pittsburgh
Salk Hall Addition + Renovation

The Wistar Institute Engineering - Ballinger

The Wistar Institute
Robert and Penny Fox Tower

Johns Hopkins University - Ballinger

Johns Hopkins University
Undergraduate Teaching Labs

George Washington University - Ballinger

The George Washington University
Science + Engineering Hall

Furman University - Ballinger

Furman University
Charles H. Townes Science Center

College of Charleston - Ballinger

College of Charleston
School of Sciences and Mathematics

University of Maryland Medical Center - Ballinger

University of Maryland Medical Center
Shock Trauma Critical Care Tower

Shore Medical Center - Ballinger

Shore Medical Center
Surgical Pavilion

Johns Hopkins University - Ballinger

Johns Hopkins University
Armstrong Medical Education Building

University of Pennsylvania - Ballinger

University of Pennsylvania
Annenberg Public Policy Center