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Career Profiles - Dictionary for Architects and Engineers


Fire protection designer


What is a fire protection designer?

A fire protection designer is used for complex building projects. These can be both standard construction projects and special constructions.


What tasks does the fire protection designer have?

The fire protection designer is always commissioned when the architect has to consider deviations from building law in his design and reaches his limits with regard to fire protection. In these cases, the use of a professional is required by law.


Who can commission a fire protection designer?

The fire protection designer must provide proof of appropriate expertise. They must have qualifications in structural fire protection, organizational fire protection, plant fire protection and fire-fighting technology.