Fire Service Engineer – Surrey

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Investigate & fault finding on Fire Detection and Alarm and Emergency Lighting systems, primarily. In depth knowledge of Nurse Call and Staff attack systems, including Intercall, C-Tec (Quantec), SAS. Sound working knowledge of all Access Control and intercom systems, including Paxton, RGL, Fermax, Videx. Knowledge of CCTV and Intruder is an advantage.
  • Carry out preventative and corrective maintenance of all fire & security systems.
  • Be part of an On-Call Rota for OOH callouts and telephone support. (24//7/365)
  • Repair, Commissioning, and Installation of both conventional and analogue addressable fire alarm systems to a high standard of workmanship
  • The post holder will understand the regulatory, (EG: BS5839-1, BS5266- 1) fair trading and competition rules relating to their work and 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.
  • The successful person should always actively support company policy and best practice in the area of security and confidentiality, with emphasis on the protection of sensitive customer information and its end users.
  • Implement and act in accordance with the organisation’s information security policies.
  • Protect assets from unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference.
  • Report health and safety and security events or potential events or other risks to the organisation
  • Understanding the clients’ needs and fulfilling all jobs required and co-operation with all site conditions fully.

Essential requirements for the job:

  • Excellent first-time resolution & risk management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proven background and experience of working within the fire Industry.
  • Experience of undertaking service and repair work
  • Experience of conventional and addressable fire systems across a range of manufacturers equipment
  • Good installation practices and in accordance with BS7671, where required.
  • Good Experience of Nurse Call Systems of all types.
  • Knowledge of integration of detection systems into other disciplines would be a real advantage. (Interfaces and shutdowns, etc)
  • Full understanding to BS5839 is essential.
  • Detailed understanding of Emergency Lighting systems to BS5266-1
  • The ability to be resourceful with a dynamic approach to problem solving is essential.
  • Full driving licence
  • FIA Modules required or as per industry standards in accordance with the RRO-2005, for competency.

Desirable Requirements for the Job:

  • Advanced, Kentec, C-Tec, Apollo, Hochiki, Fire Alarm systems knowledge is desirable.
  • Gent by Honeywell, VESDA & Other Aspirating manufacturers is desirable.
  • Experience of Access control systems of all types
  • Electrical or Electronic systems background
  • ICEL accreditation of emergency lighting
  • Good overall fire product knowledge

Benefits:

  • 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
  • Wagestream – Get instant access to your wages through our financial wellbeing tool.

LOCATION:

London

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Servicing and maintaining various fire alarm, AOV and other life systems.
  • Working towards and exceeding maintenance and fault-finding targets.
  • Demonstrate systems for customers and explain details such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
  • Be part of an On Call Rota for out of hours callouts and telephone support.
  • Understanding the clients’ needs and fulfilling all jobs required
  • Any other reasonable requests from management
  • The post holder will ensure the health, safety, and welfare of themselves and their team in accordance with the Company Policy

Essential requirements:

  • An ideal candidate will have the ability to demonstrate working knowledge of various fire alarm panels such as Gent, Morley, C-Tec, Advanced, Zerio Plus, Kentec and Haes.
  • Must have experience on servicing Gent systems.
  • Experience on AOV and suppression systems preferred but full training will be provided.
  • 3+ years background and experience of working of undertaking service, repair work within security industry
  • With issues on a fire alarm, you must have the ability to fault-find, repair or provide accurate information for the estimator to quote the customer.
  • Applicants must have a full UK driving license
  • Checkable work history and suitable references.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • 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
  • Wagestream – Get instant access to your wages through our financial wellbeing tool.