Baltimore-based Jensen Hughes, a global specialty engineering consulting firm, has hired Christian M. Noles, P.E., as a senior fire protection engineer in its Raleigh, N.C., office.

Noles has 26 years of industry experience in design, code consulting, code administration, alternative design/approval, appeals and more. He will play a major role in the company’s fire protection program by working with clients on services ranging from design to product evaluation, working with local fire and building officials, building owners and architects on code and design problems.

“We are excited to have Chris join our team as we continue to expand our fire protection program to support our clients and advance the science of safety,” said David Bhuta, director of the Raleigh office.