Jacob McGivern, EIT (APEGA)

Technical Consultant – Code Engineering

Jacob is a technical consultant who joined LRI in 2021 after two successful co-op terms with the company. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and is a certified 3rd party firestop inspector for the International Firestop Council. Jacob has also completed numerous MMAH Provincial examinations and is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) as an engineer in training. In recent years, he has presented at the Canadian Fire and Safety Association (CFSA) Annual Education Forum, providing expert insights into protecting adjacent properties during construction. He also took the stage at the Ontario Craft Brewers Conference, sharing his knowledge on navigating Ontario building and fire codes for breweries.

How can Jacob help you?

As a technical consultant based in our Alberta branch office, Jacob has consistently demonstrated his exceptional ability to deploy his skill set and make outstanding contributions to complex building and fire code consulting projects. His versatility and ability to apply his knowledge to develop effective solutions are unparalleled. Jacob specializes in Building and Fire Code consulting, plans examination and report preparation, fire protection engineering, alternative solution development, fire dynamics and smoke movement analysis, adjacent property protection planning, firestop applications, and electrical hazardous area classification. Jacob is always willing to help the team and has even played a key role in national projects focused on building and fire safety.


  • Industrial Fire Hazard Risk Assessment
  • Alternative Solutions/Variances
  • Drawing Reviews
  • Building Audits

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