South West England
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Duties and Responsibilities of Fire and Security engineer
I am currently working with a fantastic Facilities Management company who are currently recruiting for a mobile Fire and Security engineer for their clients to cover South West, Hampshire and surrounding areas (company van (business use only) or car (business & private use) with fuel card provided).
Ideal location of candidate would be Salisbury/Andover area.
Hours: 40 hours per week
Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday between 8am – 5pm with 1 hour for lunch
Overtime available paid at x1.5 Monday to Sunday
Role will need to cover the on call rota currently 1 in 4
£11.00 per day Mon - Fri
£14.00 per day Saturday & Sunday
£28.00 per day bank holidays
Plus a minimum of 4 hours at overtime rate when called out.
To provide support to both on-site engineers and clients. You will also be responsible to carry out system maintenance, reactive and small or extra works to, automatic fire, fire aspiration alarm systems, CCTV and security systems comprising of both internal and external clients.
We would prefer someone with a multi-disciplined background in Fire and Security.
Knowledge of working with large commercial clients and with many different manufacturers will be an advantage. The role will entail working with large Blue-Chip Clients in the South West and Hampshire regions.
Candidate with current SC clearance will be advantageous.
Duties & responsibilities:
-Carryout planned preventative maintenance activities
-Upgrades and system repairs
-Modifications in line with contract requirements
-Regular communication with the client on Key Point Indicators, and service level agreements
-Provide planned preventive maintenance, system repair, small works and system commissioning activity in conjunction with Specialist Services requests and/or site/clients requirements
-Prepare dilapidation reports on newly acquired contracts and advise or recommend improvement, additions or reductions
-Provide design, support and quotation delivery in accordance with relevant British Standards
-Maintain a strong working relationship & communication between their clients and the company.
-Ensure policies, procedures and standards are in place and adhered to in order to maintain the integrity of the contract portfolio, and that ongoing operational activities are implemented to provide high quality service to customers.
-Maintain the service portfolio's to the highest quality standard in all areas of activity in order to satisfy and maintain the requirements of external quality verification
-Comply with policies relating to health, safety, security, environmental and technical compliance issues that affect customers and employees, ensuring that all rules are adhered to at all times to maintain a high standard of discipline at all times
-Ensure risk assessments are completed or reviewed for every task being carried out. Comply with the mandatory requirement on wearing PPE.
-Ensure all works are completed in accordance with relevant British Standards and good working practices.
-Ensure timely submission of timesheets, mileage sheets and necessary administration paperwork, as detailed in the engineer's policies or required by the company/client
-Ensure that all non-compliance and recommendations are followed up with a quotation or quotation build up sheet.
-Comply with any request for any other duties on a time to time basis.
Candidate Profile - the ideal candidate will have the following skillset and experience.
-At least 2 years previous experience of servicing, maintaining and installation of CCTV, access control, intruder alarm systems, intercom systems and fire systems
-Ideally the candidate will be a multi-disciplined engineer or a strong engineer in one discipline willing to cross train.
-Adequate knowledge of relevant British Standards with a working knowledge of NSI and LPCB required standards
-Advanced diagnostic and fault finding skills, with the ability to resolve by elimination and/or technical recommendations.
-Knowledge and experience of permits to work systems, method statements and risk assessments.
-Advanced PC and LAN/WAN Networking skills, including OS level operation
-Health & Safety trained
-System design, surveying, estimating and quotation experience
-Ability to implement a program of works or PPM schedule, and team / self-delivery to deadline time-scales
-Understanding of asset collation and controlled program of just in time replacement
-Ensuring that all reactive works are carried out within service level agreement.