Fire Installation Engineer

27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job title: Fire Installation Engineer Work Location: Shaftesbury, working across the South West Responsible to Contract Manager Hours of work 7.75 basic hours per day Remuneration Salary to be advised dependent on experience 22 days holiday (pro-rata) BUPA medical insurance Accident and Sickness Insurance Life Assurance Auto-Enrolment Pension Overview One of our clients Fire and Security Installs and maintains fire and security equipment in commercial and domestic settings across the South of England. They committed to directly employing the engineers it needs to undertake its core work. Engineers from a variety of trade backgrounds and with a range of technical specialisations work within our 40 strong team of respected industry specialists. Approximately half of our engineers work full time within our Installation Department. 20 engineers serve as dedicated maintenance engineers, and 10 small works engineers. Job Description – Fire installation engineer Fire and Security install and maintain a wide range of: •Fire Alarms •Intruder Alarms •CCTV Systems •Access Control Systems •Emergency Lighting •Warden Call Systems They employ Engineers with knowledge, experience; formal training and qualifications in the installation and planned and reactive maintenance of some/all of the above. Engineers must possess excellent proven customer service skills and demonstrate a strong sense of ownership of the sites and duties assigned to them. Engineers are our most direct link to their customers. Their Small works Engineers must ensure that customers receive best service at all times and that the function and compliance of their equipment is rigorously supported and explained. At the same time Engineers must communicate their actions efficiently and effectively to the administration team who support and direct them. Experience or a strong demonstrable aptitude to work with ICT devices (primarily PDAs) is essential. Engineers are assigned a variety of work and duties from small remedial works to new installations dependent upon skills and knowledge. All engineers must understand and contribute to the commercial success of the business which, for the avoidance of doubt is based upon: Some experience in installation work (fire alarms or electrical systems) is essential and appropriate training will be provided to the right candidate. Excellent customer service An uncompromising commitment to Health and Safety A commitment to quality and continuous improvement Excellent team and communication skills (verbal and written) Excellent attention to detail A keen sense of urgency and commitment to own and complete all assigned tasks Desirable Skills, Qualifications or experience: VESDA Installation Gent Installation Morley Installation Advanced Installation FIA Units 1 and Unit 2 Baldwin Boxhall Omnicare / Cameo Fire Telephone and Disabled Refuge System Installation CSCS IPAF PASMA All engineers must be able to drive and be in possession of a full (ideally unendorsed) driving licence. The company provides a van to each Engineer on the understanding that this vehicle will be maintained and operated to the highest practicable standard. All engineers are required to have a positive attitude toward self-development as participation in training covering everything from technical development to customer service is likely to be regularly provided. Equally all engineers are expected to play a role in the development of their colleagues. From time to time engineers are selected to mentor Apprentices and New Starters with the company. Key Performance Indicators Engineers are routinely subject to performance measurement. They use many Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to monitor and identify ways in which they can improve their business. Engineers must have a positive attitude to accountability and are expected to support management by identifying improvement measures whenever an opportunity to improve any element of their duties arises.Suggestions and ideas are always welcome. Key Internal Relationships. Departmental: Reporting to Contract ManagerLawrence Yeo Installation ManagerPaul Budden Admin team Abi Collins, Staci Hewlett Non Departmental: Managing Director Ali Morgan Service Manager Jessica Lutwyche Quality Manager Tracey Martin Technical Support Pete Davis, Jason Wilding IT Department for reports and information HR Department for general employment information All subject to qualifying periods of employment and Conditions of Contract. Due to a high volume of responses we may be unable to feedback to all applicants; therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful. Ref. Code: FirInstEng This job was originally posted as