What do they do?
Fire protection engineers deal with fire safety equipment used in commercial buildings. They survey, select, install, commission and maintain head-operated firefighting equipment and protection and detection systems.
A typical day
Sometimes an eight-hour day; sometimes on shift work rosters or on call.
Work can include discussing clients' fire protection needs and surveying their fire risks as well as selecting, commissioning and maintaining firefighting and fire safety equipment (from hand-operated tools to entire protection and/or detection systems).
Sound like you?
Preferred work environments
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Ideally, NCEA Level 2 in:
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