5 surprising careers in construction
Here are five jobs in construction that could change your ideas about the industry.
Construction work is not just about using your muscles and hammering nails. Some jobs can take you around the world and deep underwater, while others involve helping fight the effects of climate change. Here are five unusual construction jobs which could surprise you.
Fire engineers are responsible for making sure people are safe from potential fires in buildings. They plan and design safety features that detect, control or reduce fire and smoke in buildings and structures. New fire engineers usually earn $70,000 to $90,000 a year. Senior fire engineers can earn up to $180,000 a year.
Energy/carbon auditors inspect buildings, carry out energy reviews and help to reduce energy use at businesses and organisations. Energy/carbon auditors with up to five years' experience usually earn $60,000 to $80,000 a year. With five or more years’ experience, they can earn up to $200,000 a year.
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Updated 12 Sep 2019