Since commencing work in the fire protection industry, Mr. Pickersgill has developed unique experience through exposure to high-risk industrial fire protection projects. This experience covers applications in the mining, power and energy, petroleum and chemicals, materials handling, metals, refining, and other process risks. In addition to a strong local portfolio, his experience includes projects in locations such as Asia Pacific, South America, Africa, The Middle East, Canada and the United States of America.
Through this experience, Mr. Pickersgill has developed a strong working knowledge in the specialist fields of Fire & Gas Detection, Alarm Networks, and Gaseous Fire Suppression Systems. Accreditation also includes Fire Fighting Appliances and Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems and the application of all facets of fire protection into a fit-for-purpose solution to the industrial end-user.
The experience gained on high-risk industrial projects also provides a strong understanding of international standards and insurance guidelines, coupled with a strong working relationship with international insurers such as FM Global, AIG, Marsh, Gerling, IMIU, Aon and Zurich.
Mr. Pickersgill has worked in close association with various international engineering and construction firms such as Bechtel, Fluor, SNC-Lavalin, Hatch, AMEC, WorleyParsons, Maunsell, Leighton’s, and end-users such as BHP, BMA, Rio Tinto, Caltex, NRG, Mount Isa Mines, Barrick, Xstrata, Rusal, Saudi Aramco and Conoco-Phillips.
Professional Member – International Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)
Certified Protection Specialist (NFPA) Certification No.3043
Member – Society of Fire Safety (Engineers Australia)
Fire Protection Contractor’s Registration Board License #1078
– Class 4 – Categories G& H
– Class 3 – Categories A, B, C, D
Queensland Building Services Authority Supervisors License # 745694 for Certification of:
– Fire Detection Systems
– Fire Fighting Appliances
– Fire Sprinkler Systems – Commercial & Industrial
– Fire Suppression Systems (Special Hazards)
Certified Design of:
– VESDA Systems
Society of Fire Protection Engineers (member since 2010)
Fire Protection Association of Australia (member since 1995)
(Qld State Executive Committee 1999-2001)
Fire Protection Industry Board
(member since 1995)
National Fire Protection Association (USA) (member since 1995)
Total Years of Experience: 23