Michael Portillo

Michael Portillo

fire protection designer

As a fire protection designer, Michael assists in the technical and complex system design and management of large life safety packages, including fire suppression, fire alarm, egress, sprinkler system, and smoke control drawings, using his CAD and BIM software expertise. Michael is also experienced in code consulting and the preparation of Fire Protection Reports.

During his 15 years in the fire protection field, Michael has worked on an array of resort properties both domestically and internationally including MGM Grand, Caesars Palace, Wynn Las Vegas, and Station Casinos in the U.S. His experience also includes Native American casinos including Cache Creek, San Manuel, Hard Rock Sioux City, and Spokane Tribe Casino.

Internationally Michael has worked on the MGM, Wynn, and The Venetian, both in Macau and Cotai. His project experience in Las Vegas retail, theater, and municipal sectors includes Fashion Show mall, Miracle Mile Shops, Michael Jackson One and Criss Angel theaters, Las Vegas City Hall, Clark County Detention Center, and Harry Reid International Airport. Healthcare facilities he has worked on include Southern Hills Hospital and Fort Yuma Health Care Center.

Prior to joining TERPconsulting in 2022, Michael worked for NV5 (previously JBA Consulting Engineers) starting as a drafter in 2007 and graduating to the design department a few years later. A member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), Michael is NICET-certified Level I in Fire Alarm Systems.

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