Fire and Security Alarm Engineer

Recruiter
Jackson Fire & Security
Location
Manchester
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fire and Security Alarm Engineer
This newly created field-based Fire and Security Alarm Engineer role provides an exciting career opportunity for a self-motivated and highly skilled Multi-Disciplined Engineer with experience in fire and / or security alarms to undertake a varied and busy role.
What will this role of Fire and Security Alarm Engineer entail?
Reporting to the Branch Director, as a Fire and Security Alarm Engineer, you’ll be field based providing support at customer sites throughout Manchester, with 95% of work within a 45-minute drive of the city centre. Working as part of a team of Engineers, your tasks will include;
* Installing, servicing and commissioning small to medium sized fire and intruder alarms, CCTV and access control systems
* Providing certification for installed and serviced systems to comply with relevant British standards
* Identifying potential opportunities where customers could benefit from using additional services
* Managing own diary to ensure allocated work is completed on time
* Responding to out of hours calls whilst covering on call duty
What will I need to be considered for this Fire and Security Alarm Engineer vacancy?
* Experience of servicing and commissioning fire and / or security systems
* Sound knowledge and understanding of addressable fire alarms, open and closed protocol systems and networked systems
* Good knowledge of CCTV systems, and preferably IP cameras
* 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 BS7858 checks.
What will I receive in return?
As a Fire and Security Alarm Engineer, you’ll receive a salary of £25,000 to £30,000, level dependent on experience, along with additional benefits including company van, laptop and mobile phone.
You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Flexibility may be required to support business and client needs.
You’ll be joining an ambitious business in a highly autonomous role with the full support of the branch to ensure you meet and exceed your targets.
Who will I be working with?
Jackson Fire and Security is one of the leading independent fire and security solutions providers and has been rapidly expanding the operations across the UK. The company has grown steadily since it formed in 1991 and is now one of the most respected solutions led companies operating in the field. Offering installation and maintenance services, Jackson offers a wide range of solutions from basic fire extinguishers through to large commercial installations.
Recent investment at the head office included commissioning of a £30,000 bespoke training room enabling Engineers to refresh their fire and security alarm repair and maintenance skills. The facility boasts seven complete alarm systems including Siemens and Honeywell for new recruits to train on.
All applications for this Fire and Security Alarm Engineer vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions

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