Fire and Security Service Engineer

Location : Dundee, Dundee City, Scotland
Job Ref : JA734
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £Competitive + Benefits

Description

JA734 – Field Service Engineer – Fire & Security Systems

Location: Perth, Dundee & Aberdeen

Salary: £Competitive

Overview:

We are recruiting currently for a Multi-skilled Field Service Engineer with strong fire and CCTV system knowledge to join our client’s Fire & Security Business. The Field Service Engineer will work as part of a strong team to carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Reactive Maintenance and extra works/emergencies in accordance with the contract requirements on Fire & Security Systems. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will have a fire & security engineering background and be able to provide supporting proof of qualifications/training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out PPM in accordance with set schedules, ensuring engineering standards are maintained in order to maximise the operational effectiveness and reliability of the Fire & Security Systems.
  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with Health and Safety at Work Act (HASAWA) requirements.
  • To ensure onsite Quality Assurance procedures are adhered to in all respects and to maintain accurate records/documentation associated with the Fire & Security Systems.
  • To respond in a prompt and effective manner to all relevant reactive maintenance issues, and help desk requests.
  • To co-ordinate initial actions associated with all requests from the client.
  • To co-ordinate visiting specialist sub-contractors associated with Fire & Security Systems aspects of the PPM schedules.
  • To respond to call outs and cover breakdowns and emergencies associated with the contract as required.
  • Fault diagnosis associated with the PPM or Reactive maintenance of the site.
  • Assist other trades as necessary.
  • Manage workload and prioritise jobs appropriately
  • To provide reports in relation to work and equipment as required.
  • To undertake miscellaneous duties as requested by the Client.
  • To proactively work towards the growth of the contract into other service provisions be they System Upgrades, Like for Like replacements, Project works, etc.

Skills & Experience:

Essential:

  • Fire & Security Apprenticeship (or recognised equivalent)
  • Strong Fire & CCTV systems skills and knowledge
  • Health and Safety Training
  • GCSE (or ‘O’ Level equivalent) passes in Maths and English or recognised equivalent
  • Industry experience with similar maintenance duties including fault diagnosis, rectification and preventative tasks

Desirable:

  • City & Guilds Part 3 (Electrical Installation 2360) or recognised equivalent
  • Experience in IT & Networking
  • Supervisory experience for future development

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