Fire & Security Engineer
Job Title: Fire & Security Engineer
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £28K basic plus company vehicle, extra training, investment and qualifications, pension.
Hours: Monday - Friday (8am - 5pm)
Engineer Job Description (Fire & Security)
Due to business growth in this rapidly expanding fire protection and security systems company, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a field based Engineer. If you are looking for a new challenge with a market leading organisation, then this is an opportunity not to be missed.
My client is one of the leading independent fire and security solutions providers in the West Midlands region. The company has grown steadily since it formed in 2008 and is now one of the most respected solutions led companies operating in the field. Offering installation and maintenance services, my client offers a wide range of solutions from basic fire extinguishers through to large commercial installations. With SSAIB standard industry accreditation and Investor in People awards, my client are a supplier and employer of choice in the region.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, as an Engineer you will install, service and commission a wide range of fire and security systems. As part of a team you will be allocated monthly tasks and operate independently to complete all work on time and to the required standard.
As an Engineer, your responsibilities and duties will include although not be limited to;
Servicing and commissioning fire and intruder alarms, CCTV and access control systems. Providing certification for installed and serviced systems to comply with relevant British Standards. Managing own diary to ensure allocated work is completed on time.
Responding to out of hours calls, whilst covering on call duty. Attending head office for weekly meetings and stock collection. Identifying potential opportunities where customers could benefit from using additional services.
To be considered for this Engineer role you will have the following experience, qualifications, skills, knowledge and attributes;
- Proven experience servicing and commissioning fire and security systems
- Good knowledge of addressable fire alarms, open and closed protocol systems and networked systems.
- Experienced commissioning integrated fire and security systems.
- Good knowledge of CCTV systems and preferably IP cameras.
- City and Guilds Emergency Alarms Part 1 & 2.
- Client focused approach with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Strong attention to detail and commercial awareness.
- Ability to manage own work load with minimal supervision.
- Full UK driving licence
Due to the nature of the business, successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory DBS and
In return: You will have the opportunity to join a growing business in a highly autonomous role, yet have the head office support to meet and exceed your targets.
Salary: We are able to provide an excellent rate of pay to a highly skilled, customer focused service engineer.
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