Fire Alarm & Security Engineer Job, England

Fire Alarm and Security Engineer required to join the Service and Maintenance team of a well established and reputable contractor based in based in Bristol.

Fire Alarm & Security Engineer

£33,000 Basic – £50,000+inc O/T

Installation/Service & Maintenance Engineer

Location: South – South East – London and home counties

I am currently currently recruiting for skilled Fire and Security Alarm Engineers on behalf of a leading Building Services contractor who will be responsible for the installation, maintenance of Fire alarm equipment, Intruder, CCTV, and access control systems. The successful candidate will benefit from a competitive pay structure, Company vehicle, call out and stand-by allowance.

The Responsibilities of the successful Installation/Service and maintenance engineer:

· To repair, maintain and service a wide variety of Electronic systems in accordance with the relevant standards, company procedures, manufacturer recommendations and specific system specifications.

· Clearly communicate and advise to client/branch managers non-compliance or scope of works.

· To ensure PPM works are completed on schedule and documentation is accurately and swiftly submitted from site.

· Identify and replace low level faulty items in accordance with contract procedures and precisely report failed high level assets

· Record non-standard failed assets and report back for ordering.

· Complete risk assessments and method statements and actively ensure a safe working environment.

· To respond promptly when requested to attend call outs in hours or when on call.

· Attend site surveys as required and provide detailed reports back to the estimators

· When required, commissioning of systems in accordance with the relevant standards and Codes of Practice.

· To ensure that all working areas on site are left in a clean and tidy state.

· To ensure that the client is satisfied in all aspects of the installation, maintenance and service visits prior to leaving site, and to project a high level of Quality Customer Service at all times.

· To ensure that relevant documentation is fully completed in an accurate and timely manner, this includes timesheets, work reports, service reports, RAMS and expense claims;

· To ensure that all Company property is used and maintained in the proper manner, including special tools, ladders and Company vehicle where appropriate.

· Participate in 24-hour emergency call out rata

· To adhere to all company policies, procedures & regulations.


· Company Vehicle/Fuel Card

· Company Laptop, PDA

· Holiday Entitlement

· Uniform Provided

· Specialised Tools provided

· Become a multi-skilled engineer

· Expand your skill set

· Work with a number of prestigious clients

· Build a career with an established and growing business

· Pension Contribution,

· Childcare Voucher Scheme,

· Good earning potential

· Career growth


· Positive, self-motivated proactive individual.

· The ability to operate effectively under pressure to rapidly changing circumstances.

· Flexible communication – able to successfully accept and implement change.

· Good skills, with the ability to encourage, negotiate and persuade others to achieve objectives.

· Willing to be part of the call out rota

· Team player.

Technical Competencies


· At least 2 years in a fire systems and/or security/Access Systems Role

· Excellent knowledge of fire and/or security systems

· Strong communication skills

· Meticulous administration skills with an emphasis on accuracy and swift submission

· Able to demonstrate good technical knowledge in some or all the following disciplines: Fire, Emergency lighting, Nursecall systems, CCTV, Intruder, Access Control & Perimeter systems, Networking.


Knowledge of the following:

· Fire (Conventional & Addressable): Notifier, Morley, C-Tec, Menvier, Gent, Kentec, Ziton, Haes, Advanced.

· Intruder, Access Control, CCTV: Honeywell, Paxton, Came Bpt, Hikvision, Pyronix

Desirable Qualifications

· FIA Accreditation’s (preferably Unit 1, 4&5)

· City and Guilds NVQ Level 3 Electrical Installations

· 17th Edition Wiring Regulations

Essential Required licences or certifications:

· Full UK driving licence

· Permit to work in the UK (foreign Nationals)

· DBS Check will be carried out to successful candidates

Qualified Electricians may also be considered if they hold current certifications and have experience of Emergency Lighting


  • England
    Job Location
  • £33000 - £40000 per annum + O/T and company van
    Job Salary/Pay Rate
  • Permanent
    Employment Type
  • Senior
    Job Level

  • Job Category