Engineering Planning and Management, Inc. Instructors
Mr. Schairer has fifteen years of experience in fire protection engineering consulting, with a focus in the Nuclear industry. As a Technical Manager and Consultant he has supported and managed Risk-Informed Performance-Based (RIPB) fire analyses, including NFPA 805 transition projects, for more than one quarter of the nuclear power plants in the United States, as well as Canada, Asia, and Europe. Projects include Fire PRA, Fire Risk Evaluations, Fire Modeling, NFPA Code Compliance Reviews, Fire Protection System Design, Fire Hazards Analyses, Fire Protection Audit Support, and Fire PRA Peer Reviews. Mr. Schairer has provided training in Risk-Informed Performance-Based Fire Protection applications, mainly fire modeling, as well as classical fire protection program training. He has a comprehensive knowledge of fire modeling tools and applications including NIST’s FDS, CFAST, NUREG 1805 Fire Dynamics Tool, EPRI’s FIVE, and the NUREG/CR-6850 methodologies. Mr. Schairer is also a Qualified QA Lead Auditor in accordance with ANSI N45.2.23 and ASME NQA-1-2000.
Mr. Fell has more than thirty years of experience in the nuclear industry, including over twenty years serving nuclear utilities on programming and engineering projects. He is a Qualified Lead QA Auditor in accordance with the requirements of ASME NQA-1-2000. His experience encompasses engineering support for NFPA 805 transition projects, software requirements analysis, configuration management techniques, quality assurance audits, Software Quality Assurance testing and documentation, data analysis and loading, training and implementation, and the modification of EPM nuclear software applications.
Ms. Enos-Sylla has experience performing tasks related to Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA): Thermal-hydraulic Analysis, Human Reliability Analysis (HRA), developing, updating, converting and testing Configuration Risk Management (CRM) models, updating and evaluating PRA models. She also has experience with Fire PRA and Flooding Analysis. Ms. Enos-Sylla is familiar with a variety of computer software associated with PRA and FPRA including CAFTA, FTRex, HRA Calculator, MAAP, EOOS, ORAM-Sentinel, PARAGON, FRANC and FRANX.
Mr. Best has more than 25 years of experience in nuclear power plant operations and support, including over 21 years of Probabilistic Risk Assessment experience. He has had major responsibilities at both the site and corporate level for nuclear PRA projects and in all aspects of PRA development and implementation. Mr. Best’s experience includes development of PRA models for internal events (Level 1 and Level 2), internal fires and internal flooding for both commercial and DOE facilities. Additional work includes PRA input to licensing activities, configuration risk management and Maintenance Rule program coordination, and energy risk management fields.