FIRE & SECURITY ENGINEER
LOCATION - M4 area Swindon / Reading
Due to expansion, a national Fire & Security company are recruiting for an experienced engineer to join their team and cover the M4 corridor. The role offers a strong base salary of up to £32K, plus travel time door to door, call out rota 1 in 4 - 6 weeks depending on engineer availability, standby bonus and door to door overtime, Weekday & Saturday overtime paid at Time & 1/2, Sunday Double Time, Company van and fuel card.
Our client has been trading for decades and are well established all across the UK. They're fully accredited to NSI Gold, Safe Contractor Approved, BSIA, BAFE & FIA Approved. They are a Gent24 agent, and also have partnerships with Salto, IndigoVision, Hikvision and others. They have a very strong network of over 40 engineers, along with regional supervisors and managers, as well as a technical support helpdesk if needed.
Responsibilities of the fire & security engineer include -
Routine service, PPM and breakdown maintenance to various fire and security systems
Small works, upgrades and device changes to existing systems
Fault finding and repairs on site, resolving any technical queries with customers
Supporting the on call rota currently 1 in 4 - 6 weeks from Monday to Sunday
Working on IP & Analogue CCTV, Access Control, Intruder Alarms, Addressable and conventional fire alarms, Emergency Lighting and Smoke Detection units.
Completion of all service and maintenance documents correctly, issuing back to the office
The Fire & Security engineer will be required to cover locations including Swindon, Bristol, Oxford, Reading, Maidenhead, Slough, and possibly parts of West London.
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate will have the following demonstrable skills -
A background within both fire & security service and maintenance
Able to fault find, repair and replace like for like
Good understanding of both IP and Analogue CCTV, Fire Alarms, Access Control & Intruder Alarms
A Full Clean Drivers License
Be prepared to complete a DBS check if required
Basic salary of between £28K - £32K depending on the candidate
Company van with fuel card, and personal mileage allowed
Travel time paid door to door
Call out standby rate of £50 plus overtime door to door
Weekday and Saturday overtime at Time & 1/2, Double Time Sunday
33 days holiday per annum including bank holidays
Mobile phone, laptop and all tools / test equipment needed
Engineers are also included on a commission structure, for any new leads generated for small works projects, or identifying obsolete equipment that may need upgrading.
The company are a heavy investor in people, with regular training on offer for the latest technology and hardware on the market, including Gent basic commissioning training.
Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.
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