Where You Can Work
A fire protection engineer fulfills a broad range of duties, all in some way related to fire. This can range from designing fire protection for a space station, to protecting treasures such as the U.S. Constitution, to ensuring that the occupants of a high-rise building are safe from fire. Fire protection engineers have always been in great demand by corporations, educational institutions, consulting firms, and government bodies around the world.
Fire protection engineers work in the following roles and industries:
- Consulting Engineering Firms
- Fire Departments
- Fire Equipment and Systems Manufacturers
- Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
- Insurance Industry
- Research & Testing Laboratories
- Universities & Colleges
- Entertainment Industry
- Forensic Investigations
To find out more information, see the article FPEs Have Diverse Career Options.