Fire Engineers

Owners of buildings required to complete part 3 of the combustible cladding checklist will need to engage a fire engineer.

A Fire engineer is defined in the Building Regulation 2006.

A fire engineer is an engineer registered in:

  • Fire engineering
  • Fire safety

Fire engineers who are wanting to work in Queensland need to contact the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland on 07 3210 3100 or visit their website for more information.

Fire Engineer's Process

Fire Engineer Process

Fire engineers will need to prepare and sign a building fire safety risk assessment and fire engineer statement.

Read the information pack for more information.

A fire engineer must provide a copy of the building fire safety risk assessment and fire engineer statement within 5 business days after the statement is signed to the following:

  • the building owner
  • the relevant local council
  • QBCC via:
Email Icon qbcc.saferbuildings@qbcc.qld.gov.au
Postal address icon GPO Box 5099 Brisbane QLD 4001
Offices  visit a QBCC office.

Fire engineers must keep a copy of the building fire safety risk assessment and fire engineer statement for at least 5 years.

Building owners are required to complete the combustible cladding checklist (part 3) by 3 May 2021.

Last updated
21 August 2018