Engineering and Design

Your Trusted Life Safety Partner Since 1957

For over 65 years, Oliver Fire Protection & Security has been the go-to company for comprehensive fire safety and security solutions. We collaborate seamlessly with owners, contractors, and project managers to ensure clear communication, precise engineering, and code-compliant designs.

Innovation Meets Compliance

We leverage 3D Building Information Modeling (BIM) to design all your fire safety needs, from fire sprinkler and alarm systems to integrated security and specialized suppression systems. Our team of highly skilled NICET-Certified engineers, along with in-house Professional Engineers (PEs), guarantees industry-leading service.

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Streamlined Efficiency for Your Project

To expedite the process, we offer in-house permitting services and maintain comprehensive access to local standards and regulations. Additionally, Oliver’s fabrication shop is ready to pull materials and begin assembling your project’s systems as soon as the designs are approved. This ensures timely project completion within budget.

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Master Planning Solutions

Considering a Master Plan Development for your fire protection and security needs can save you time, money, and hassle in the long run. This service provides a comprehensive assessment of your property, identifying the best locations and types of fire sprinkler systems, fire alarms, and potentially even security solutions. With a master plan in hand, you’ll have a clear roadmap for prioritizing installations, budgeting for future phases, and ensuring your entire building adheres to all relevant codes. This proactive approach avoids costly surprises down the road and streamlines the entire fire safety and security installation process.

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Solutions for Any System:

  • Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Special Hazard Fire Suppression Systems
  • Backflows
  • Access Control Systems
  • CCTV
  • Burglar Alarm Systems
  • Integrated Security Systems
  • Underground Mains
  • Hydrants
  • Fire Pumps
  • Foam Fire Suppression Systems
  • Water Mist Fire Systems
  • Aircraft Hangers
  • Energy Plants
  • Transformers
  • Cooling Towers
  • Rack Storage Systems
  • Cold Storage Systems
  • Tugboat/Marine Protection
  • And much more

In-House Engineering for Cost-Efficient Design

  • BIM Sprinkler, Fire Alarms, Special Hazards, Security Designs
  • Coordination with other trades
  • Underground Mains, Fire Pumps, Hydrants, Backflow Assemblies
  • Design training class Oliver University
  • AutoCAD utilizing HydraCAD Programs for Design and Calculations
  • REVIT Navisworks 3D Modeling
  • PE and NICET certified Designers
  • Senior Designers with many years of industry experience
  • Access to all codes and standard guidelines
  • On premise printing machines
  • In-House Fabrication Shop
  • Full-time Permitting Expeditors
  • Work closely with Sales, Fabrication and Install to ensure smooth transitions
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Gold Standard For In-House Design Training in the Fire Protection Industry

Since 2015, Oliver University has been a unique and valuable resource for us to invest into the training and development of our professional design team. Our dedicated existing engineering team members, as well as some new faces to Oliver, will go through a two-week refresher program to review the key concepts of design as well as update everyone on the latest changes in codes and standards.

Next, our new design engineers who go through an extensive and comprehensive six-week onsite training program. This class is conducted by leading industry professionals and delves deep into sprinkler design concepts, 3D Modeling training, code compliance standards and regulations to further assist with cost-effective theories and designs.

From there, they are guided by our team of experienced senior designers who further their development with both in office and onsite training.  We are the Gold Standard for in-house design training in the fire protection industry.  By constantly bettering ourselves internally we are able to better service you with your time sensitive projects and design challenges. We understand that Because of the Customer, We Exist!

Design Questions? Call us at our main office 610-277-1331, and ask to speak to our Design Manager.