Service Technician Fire & Security

First Military Recruitment Ltd
Aberdeenshire, UK
23 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
JA546 - Field Service Engineer - Fire & Security Systems

Location - Edinburgh/East Coast

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. Candidates from Edinburgh - Aberdeen will be considered as our client is willing to reshuffle their teams coverage area.

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

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