Fire Protection Engineering jobs for those looking to develop their careers.

At Connexus Recruitment, our mission is to guide Fire Protection Engineers towards career opportunities that align seamlessly with both their professional ambitions and personal aspirations. Our expert team excels in comprehending the unique nuances of Fire Protection Engineering, ensuring that we match your specific skills and goals with roles that promise growth and fulfilment.

We believe in a personalised approach, taking the time to genuinely understand your interests and career objectives. This meticulous method allows us to connect you with companies that not only seek your expertise but also resonate with your vision of success. We provide comprehensive support through the application and interview stages, equipping you with the tools and confidence needed to excel. Partnering with Connexus Recruitment means gaining an advocate who is dedicated to helping you navigate the fire protection engineering job market effectively. Our insights and guidance are tailored to elevate your career trajectory, ensuring that you step into roles that are not just jobs, but stepping stones to greater achievements in your professional journey.

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At Connexus Recruitment, we understand that the right fit for your Fire Protection Engineering career goes beyond your technical abilities—it’s about finding a place where your professional path and personal goals intersect. Our expansive network encompasses a range of engineering firms, from specialised consultancies to expansive global entities and everything in between, ensuring a breadth of options for your career advancement.

Our long-established connections within the industry afford you privileged access to a world of opportunities. When you partner with us, you’re not just getting a job; you’re gaining a position that promises growth, aligns with your values, and offers a sense of belonging. Connexus is dedicated to placing Fire Protection Engineers in environments that nurture their ambitions and foster their development, propelling them towards the heights they aim to reach in their careers.

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At Connexus Recruitment, we recognise the distinct qualities each job seeker brings to the table. Our bespoke approach ensures that we pair you with opportunities in Fire Protection Engineering that not only match your skills but also challenge you to grow and learn. 

Our robust connections with trusted engineering firms open doors to a range of roles, many of which are exclusive and not found on the open market. This insider access to hidden opportunities allows us to place you in positions that enhance your strengths and introduce you to innovative projects and learning experiences.

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At Connexus, our expertise is not just in recruitment; it's an in-depth mastery of the Fire Protection Engineering sector. Our recruiters possess a granular insight into the field’s complexities, which translates into an unmatched ability to connect job seekers with the right employers. Our deep comprehension of the roles and operations within specialist consultancies ensures that candidates who choose Connexus are presented with job opportunities that are as unique as they are challenging. 

Partnering with us opens a gateway to a variety of projects, each offering a distinct set of challenges that promise to sharpen your technical acumen and broaden your skill set. This focused approach paves the way for genuine career advancement.

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The expected salary for a fire protection engineer varies as you become more experienced.

  • Newly trained graduate fire protection engineers can earn $60,000 - $67,000
  • Junior fire protection engineers can earn $65,000 - $80,000
  • Intermediate fire protection engineers with some experience can earn $85,000 - $110,000
  • Senior fire protection engineers can earn $120,000 - $150,000.*
  • Associate fire protection engineers can earn $145,000 - $170,000.*
  • Principal fire protection engineers can earn $170,000 - $195,000.*
  • Associate Directors can earn $180,000 - $220,000.*
  • Directors can earn $240,000 - $300,000.*

*Salary may depend on discipline, location, qualifications, accreditations and network/ability to generate business.

Additional skills which may benefit anyone considering a job as a fire protection engineer include:

  • Knowledge of wet and/or dry fire protection services, such as sprinklers, hydrants, hose reels, foam systems, fire detection systems and alarms
  • Understanding of the design and construction lifecycle
  • Knowledge of the Building Codes of Australia and Australian Standards
  • Skills in softwares such as AutoCAD and Revit MEP are always preferred but not essential
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Ability to coordinate with other disciplines, and take on other people's viewpoints
  • Ability to use initiative, and think outside of the box

As a fire protection engineer there is potential to gain experience and move into either technical, project or team leadership within a consultancy environment, step sideways into a contractor or take the leap into client-side project management, advisory or even development. Obtaining further accreditations, such as Chartership, which you can apply for at the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), NER, Class 2 Building Certification or FPAS would improve your job prospects and help you progress in your career.

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