Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers
Research causes of fires, determine fire protection methods, and design or recommend materials or equipment such as structural components or fire-detection equipment to assist organizations in safeguarding life and property against fire, explosion, and related hazards.
* Attention to Detail
* Analytical Thinking
* Self Control
* Stress Tolerance
* Advise architects, builders, and other construction personnel on fire prevention equipment and techniques and on fire code and standard interpretation and compliance.
* Inspect buildings or building designs to determine fire protection system requirements and potential problems in areas such as water supplies, exit locations, and construction materials.
* Prepare and write reports detailing specific fire prevention and protection issues, such as work performed, revised codes or standards, and proposed review schedules.
Architecture and Engineering
Sample Job Titles
Chief Engineer, Consulting Engineer, Design Director, Engineer, Fire Prevention Research Engineer, Fire Protection Engineer, Fire Protection Engineer and Code Consultant (FP Engineer and Code Consultant), Lead Fire Protection Engineer, Loss Control Manager, Senior Engineer, Senior Fire Protection Engineer.