Fire and Security Engineer

Expires on 05/31/2024

  • £35,000
  • Bedfordshire
  • Permanent
  • Callum Fee

Our client is currently looking for a Fire & Security Engineer to join them at a single site in Bedfordshire.

As the new Fire & Security Engineer, you will report into the Facilities Manager and work alongside a team of multi-skilled engineers within the Facilities Services Team to carry out maintenance works in all aspects of security systems.

You will carry out reactive and preventative maintenance works in all aspects of security systems, fire detection, and life safety equipment whilst complying with all health & safety legislation.

You must be able to carry out investigations into the performance of the plant and equipment installed on site and produce related reports and recommendations as may be required.

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting in specifying and obtaining spare parts/other items of equipment to ensure the continuous and efficient operation of the technical estate.
  • Ensuring various pre-planned maintenance schedules are kept up to date and maintained.
  • Assisting in multi-trade support of other members of the FM team.

What you will need to do the role:

Experience within a similar role is an advantage however, you must have a proven ability to install, test, commission and service IP & analogue CCTV systems, conventional access control systems, and conventional and addressable intruder detection and fire alarm systems.

They would also consider relevant certifications or licences that will allow you to aid in other areas e.g. minimum electrical/electronic ONC experience or equivalent preferred.

Key experience and qualifications of interest would include:

  • Extensive knowledge of the fire protection industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of large security systems.
  • Knowledge of BS EN 50131 alarm systems.
  • Knowledge of BS EN 50132 CCTV system.
  • Knowledge of BS EN 50133 access control.
  • Knowledge of BS5839 fire detection systems.
  • Knowledge of BS6266 fire protection for electronic equipment installations.
  • IPAF licences.
  • Knowledge of safe systems of work.

What they offer:

  • Pension – 6%
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the immigration sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Discounts including cinema tickets, Merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, a cycle-to-work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.

If this is an opportunity that interests you, please contact Callum or Liam on 01922 666 800.

Our Facilities Management - Public Sector Specialist

Callum Fee

The newest member to our team, Callum works across our Facilities Management, Engineering and Office & Admin desks.

Contact Callum Fee for more information about this job.

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