Field Service Engineer – Fire and Security Systems

Location : Bristol, England
Job Ref : JM51
Consultant : Judith McClurg
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : DOE


JM51 – Field Service Engineer – Fire & Security Systems
Location: Bristol
Salary: £Competitive DoE


We are recruiting currently for a Service Engineer who will be responsible for multiple sites each day within a designated region.  The successful candidate will undertake planned preventative and reactive maintenance work across various industries such as commercial, retail, education and hospitality.  It is also essential that you will be included on a call out rota.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct call outs, breakdowns and fault finding
  • Carry out full servicing, reactive and fault-finding across various Fire and Security systems
  • Work both on your own and as part of a team
  • Support supervisors and management as necessary
  • Help train other team members
  • Take ownership of tasks and complete in line with our clients schedule
  • Be responsible for managing your own workload ensuring minimal backlog
  • Treat and communicate with clients informatively and effectively
  • Comply with our client’s procedures and documentation at all times
  • Undertake training as and when necessary
  • Work away from home when required
  • Other duties as necessary

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong experience in Fire and Security across multiple systems including, but not limited to, Gent, Notifier, Morley, Kentec, Galaxy, Texecom, Paxton, Salto, Samsung and others
  • Good oral and written skills as well as being able to comprehend and understand technical training
  • Ability to work at heights
  • Methodical approach
  • Be able to demonstrate responsibility of a task for the duration
  • Ability to fault find
  • Be able to question current working practices and suggest alternatives when necessary
  • Be able to establish solid working relationships
  • Be commercially aware

Job Knowledge and Education:

  • Ability to run with a job from start to completion, including pre-commissioning
  • Ability to deconstruct and reconstruct components of a fire and / or security system
  • Be able to identify the differences between grades of cable and devices and their intended uses
  • Use of specialist test equipment
  • Relevant industry or equivalent industry qualifications
  • C&G 2360 Part 1 and 2 and / or NVQ Level 2 and 3 (or equivalent) preferable
  • Relevant manufacturers course

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