Fire Systems Engineer

HVAC Recruitment
Cornwall, UK
07 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Fire Systems Engineer

Cornwall Based



We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Fire Systems Engineer to join my clients Fire division. The purpose of this role is to carry out servicing, small installations and reactive calls on various fire alarms, door entry & warden call systems for both existing and new customers in line with current legislative requirements.

This is a field based role where you will be covering Cornwall and surrounding areas but maybe required to cover other areas in line with business requirements.

The engineering role will require lone working and working as part of a team, team building and relationships are a key part of any successful candidate and will form a key element of any interview questions.

An experienced engineer with the industry standards FIA qualifications are desirable, but training will be provided for the right person. A good understanding of the industry and British Standards will be required, ie, BS5839 Part 1 2017, BS5266 Part 1 2016.


Servicing of Fire Alarm Systems and provision of new equipment where required.
Attend to emergency reactive call outs in line with the customer's contract.
Ability to survey new and remedial works in accordance with the British Standard.
Installation of small works and projects as required.
24 hour call out service and will be placed on a rota.
Ensure adherence to the operational and customer KPIs and SLAs.
Ensure high standards are maintained in respect of technical compliance to standards, health and safety and pay particular attention to statutory compliance across all building services in buildings/ services provided.
Adopt high standards in the completion of their work. Ensure adherence to the "Safety Culture" within the daily working routine with all parts of the Fire division.
Ensure that all operations comply with all company, legislative and best practice requirements, including Health, Safety, Environmental, Procurement and Employment practices.
Any other duties as reasonably requested by your Manager / Supervisor.

Knowledge skills & experience

Full driving Licence.
Substantial quantifiable and demonstrable experience in a similar role.
Electrical or electronics qualification, City and Guilds or BTE FIA Qualifications.
Minimum Requirement Units 1 - Design & Unit 5 - Servicing.
Comprehensive knowledge and an understanding of BS5839 and BS5266.
Knowledge of various conventional & addressable fire alarm systems including Morley, Advance, Kentec, Gent, Haes & Menvier.
Customer focused.
Strong communicator both verbal and written.
Strong sense of urgency and desire to succeed.

If this is a role you are interested in please apply with a copy of your CV or call the office and asked for Simon to discuss in more depth

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