Fire Fighting Equipment Specialist

Repair firefighting vehicles, equipment, buildings, and structures.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Fire Fighting Equipment Specialists do?

Repairs firefighting vehicles, equipment, buildings, and structures: Inspects vehicles or equipment to determine condition. Repairs vehicles or equipment, using mechanic’s tools, precision testing and measuring equipment, and manuals. Orders replacement parts. Repairs and maintains physical structures, using handtools, power tools, blueprints, and wiring diagrams. Estimates repair costs. Keeps records of repairs and cost.


Should I be a Fire Fighting Equipment Specialist?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Firefighting Equipment Specialist, Utility Specialist

    How to Become a
    Fire Fighting Equipment Specialist

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