Fire & Security Systems Installation Engineer

Role Objective:

To install, program, maintain, service and repair various fire detection and alarm systems, along with other associated systems. Ensuring up to date knowledge of and compliance with current regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installation of fire detection and security alarm systems, including emergency lighting, remote monitoring, intruder alarms, access controls, intercoms and nurse call systems
  • To maintain and provide ongoing reactive maintenance
  • Closely work with the Contract Managers to ensure all works are completed and rescheduled where required
  • Support customers and wider company operations, sales, administration and operations where required
  • Provide supervisory and technical support to colleagues and communicate with staff at all levels
  • Ensure the guidelines and standards of work expected are understood and adhered to
  • Ensure that follow up work requirements are referred to the appropriate person to enable necessary action and recommendations to clients
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner, consistent with client and company expectations
  • Set a good example to colleagues by observing and adhering to all company rules and regulations, complying with all site regulations and safeguarding of company property
  • Complete all necessary company documentation punctually and in accordance with guidelines or schedules issued
  • Attend all training courses and meetings as required and oversee development of colleagues where required
  • Observe and adhere to company Health and Safety guidelines and contribute to a Health and Safety working environment
  • All other engineering and servicing related duties as determined reasonable by a manager for the needs of the business

Person Specification

  • Any additional capabilities or basic programming knowledge relating to any of the above systems would be advantageous. Training and development can be offered in these areas
  • Specific product knowledge of some or all the following manufacturers is desired:
  • Advanced Electronics
  • HAES
  • Kentec
  • Gent
  • Hochiki
  • Apollo
  • Vesda
  • Airsense
  • Honeywell
  • Paxton
  • Control Soft
  • Videcon
  • Hikvision
  • A proven ability to trouble shoot, identify and suggest appropriate course of action, specifically related to issues and maintenance related to fire detection and alarm systems
  • Proven experience working in domestic and commercial environments
  • City and Guilds 236 parts 1&2 electrical installation would be advantageous, or time served equivalent
  • 17th or 18th Edition Electrical qualification would be desirable but not essential
  • Clean, valid driving licence
  • Basic hand tools
  • Hardworking, flexible, and a positive attitude
  • Adaptable, comfortable problem solving autonomously, and not having a daily routine
  • Respect for health and safety of both themselves, their colleagues, and the customer

Divisions: Fire & Security
Job Type: Permanent
Salary & Benefits: £30000-£34500 depending on experience
Job Location: Westbury

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