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Fire Engineer Jobs

Fire Engineer Jobs

How to Enter

Due to complex nature of their role, it is recommended to complete a Bachelor of Engineering or similar degree to secure a job as a Fire Engineer. When recruiting for senior-level Fire Engineers, many New Zealand employers prefer candidates with a Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering.

Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Fire Engineer can include any of the following:

  • Designing and implementing solutions to reduce the risk of fire to buildings

  • Conducting onsite inspections

  • Studying the causes of fires

  • Advising on how to improve fire safety


For many Fire Engineers, career progression requires continuous learning and development to ensure they’re prepared for new challenges as the Construction and Engineering industries evolve. Further training courses and degrees can help professionals stay up-to-date on the latest procedures, techniques, and information vital to securing a Senior Fire Engineer role.

Salary Range

50K – 110K per annum (NZD)