Jul 13, 2020
Cathleen Childers is a fire protection engineer with formal training from the University of Maryland. Cat specializes in life safety and fire protection design and works for a large engineering firm in New York City. In this episode of Fire Code Tech, Cat provides insight into what it means to be a fire protection engineer, and we discuss some powerful professional development topics. If you are especially interested in the design-side of construction, don't miss this episode of Fire Code Tech.
Tell me about your background about in fire protection?
Tell me about your education at the university of Maryland?
I wonder if you would tell me a little bit more about obtaining your PE?
What is your specialty in fire protection or what is your favorite area of the field?
What does a typical day as a fire protection engineer look like?
Will you describe what it looks like at a high level to design a fire protection system for a new building?
What is a meaningful trend in the industry right now?
What sort of resources would you recommend for fire protection professionals?
Tell me more about your involvement with the NYC building code council?
If you could go back and give yourself one piece of advice what would it be?