Fire Service and Commissioning Engineer

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Commissioning of both conventional and analogue addressable fire alarm systems to a high standard of workmanship
  • Commissioning of Intruder, Access control and CCTV systems to a high standard of workmanship (beneficial)
  • Installing small works of all types of life safety systems
  • Providing on-going training to existing engineering base to help develop knowledge throughout the company
  • The post holder will understand the regulatory, fair trading and competition rules relating to their work sufficiently to be able to comply with them, relying on their own knowledge or on their ability to recognise that they will need specialist support
  • To actively always support, company policy and best practice in the area of security, with emphasis on the protection of sensitive customer information
  • Implement and act in accordance with the organisations information security policies
  • Protect assets from unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference
  • Implement particular security processes or activities, as requested by management
  • Report security events or potential events or other security risks to the organisation
  • Understanding the clients’ needs and fulfilling all jobs required

Essential requirements for the job

  • Strong background and knowledge within Fire Security
  • GENT & Advanced Fire Alarm systems knowledge is desirable.
  • Excellent first-time resolution & risk management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proven background and experience of working within fire engineering.
  • Experience of undertaking service, repair work
  • Experience of conventional and addressable fire systems across a range of manufacturers equipment
  • Good installation practices
  • Knowledge of integration of detection systems into other disciplines would be a real advantage.
  • Full understanding to BS5839 is essential.
  • Full driving license
  • FIA commissioning accreditations

Preferred FIA Modules Held by Applicant

  • FD & A Unit 1
  • FD & A Unit 2
  • FD & A Advanced Installer
  • FD & A Advanced Designer
  • FD & A Advanced Commissioner

Desirable requirements for the job

  • VESDA & Other Aspirating manufacturers is desirable
  • Electrical background


  • Performance Related Bonus – opportunity to earn up to additional £2,000 yearly (paid quarterly)
  • High OTE available
  • Paid Travel time after 30 minutes
  • Paid Overtime at premium rate
  • Standby allowance for on call
  • Full Remote Technical Support
  • Company Car with private use option
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Day back in lieu when bank holiday worked
  • Immediate start available
  • Career development opportunities
  • Referral Scheme
  • Employee Benefits Programme including shopping vouchers and discount; up to £1,200 a year on real savings for everyday needs
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East Of England