Episode 018 – Zac Varela is a 10 year veteran of the fire service, and an Engineer for Aurora (CO) Fire Rescue. Over the years, the engineer role has taken on many different roles and responsibilities, but Zac shares what he expects of himself in this position. We cover a wide range of topics in this episode, including having tough conversations with your officer or others on your crew, leading not only at work but also at home, and how age comes into play in a physical profession such as ours.