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)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427