Steven Dannaway, PE

Operations Manager Downtown LA, Fire Protection Engineering

Los Angeles

Meet Steven

Steven is the operations manager for the Downtown LA office and a fire protection engineer. He provides local leadership to manage daily operations, maintain responsive service, and implement the broader business strategy for the entire metropolitan area. He has more than a decade of experience in the fire protection industry, working with design and construction teams to achieve compliance with California Building and Fire Codes, International Building and Fire Codes, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes and standards, and Federal Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC).

His experience includes work on hospitals and healthcare facilities, detention/correctional facilities, higher education campuses, mixed used high rise developments, corporate office campuses, transportation infrastructure, courthouses, industrial facilities, and entertainment/public assembly venues. Steven has performed smoke control computer modeling and smoke control engineering analysis, fire protection system design, hazardous materials analysis, analysis of passive fire resistance rated construction, means of egress analysis, building and fire code consulting, and performance based design in order to assist design teams, construction teams, owners, and end users with developing fire protection engineering solutions to satisfy applicable code requirements as well as owner driven goals.

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) – Vice President of Membership, SoCal Chapter.
  • Asian American Architects and Engineers (AAa/e).
  • Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).