Field Service Engineer (Fire & Security)

First Military Recruitment
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

JA272 – Field Service Engineer - Fire & Security Systems

Location: Aberdeenshire

Salary: £Competitive


We are recruiting currently for a Field Service Engineer for our clients Fire & Security Business. The Field Service Engineer will work as part of a strong team to carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive Maintenance and extra works/emergencies in accordance with the contract requirements on Fire & Security Systems. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will have a fire & security engineering background and ideally have strong proven track record in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out PPM in accordance with set schedules, ensuring engineering standards are maintained in order to maximise the operational effectiveness and reliability of the Fire & Security Systems.
  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements.
  • To ensure onsite Quality Assurance procedures are adhered to in all respects and to maintain accurate records/documentation associated with the Fire & Security Systems.
  • To respond in a prompt and effective manner to all relevant reactive maintenance issues, and help desk requests.
  • To co-ordinate initial actions associated with all requests from the client.
  • To co-ordinate visiting specialist sub-contractors associated with Fire & Security Systems aspects of the PPM schedules.
  • To respond to call outs and cover breakdowns and emergencies associated with the contract as required.
  • Fault diagnosis associated with the PPM or Reactive maintenance of the site.
  • Assist other trades as necessary.
  • Manage workload and prioritise jobs appropriately
  • To provide reports in relation to work and equipment as required.
  • To undertake miscellaneous duties as requested by the Client.
  • To proactively work towards the growth of the contract into other service provisions be they System Upgrades, Like for Like replacements, Project works, etc

Skills & Experience:


  • Fire & Security Apprenticeship (or recognised equivalent)
  • Health and Safety Training
  • GCSE (or ‘O’ Level equivalent) passes in Maths and English or recognised equivalent
  • Industry experience with similar maintenance duties including fault diagnosis, rectification and preventative tasks


  • City & Guilds Part 3 (Electrical Installation 2360) or recognised equivalent
  • Experience in IT & Networking
  • Supervisory experience for future development

Personal Qualities:

  • Teamwork - actively contributes to the team and strives to improve teams’ effectiveness through personal commitment.
  • Planning, Organising & Executing – able to understand the priorities, plan and organise the work and manage own time to deliver within the expected timescales.
  • Communication – communicates clearly and concisely, impressing others and ensuring understanding of all relevant information in all circumstances.
  • Commercial Awareness – understands the importance for managing costs and expense, applying the necessary controls.
  • Risk Management – is aware on the impact on risk to the business and applies the necessary controls.
  • Adaptability – is responsive and open to changing circumstance.
  • Drive for Excellence – aims to deliver a high standard of work.
  • Self-motivation and Development– is confident in own ability and is motivated to deliver, using opportunities to further develop.
  • Customer Awareness – responsive to the needs of the customer and aims to deliver customer satisfaction.

JA272 – Field Service Engineer - Fire & Security Systems

Location: Aberdeenshire

Salary: £Competitive

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