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.
Chief Engineer, Consulting Engineer, Design Director, 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
Annual wages for Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors in United States
Employment of Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.
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