Fire & Security Service Engineer

Location : Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Job Ref : JA850
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £Competitive + Benefits


JA850 – Multi Skilled Security System Engineer

Location – East Midlands (Leicester, Nottingham, or Peterborough)

Salary: Up to £32K DOE


We are recruiting currently for a Multi-skilled Field Service Engineer with strong Intruder, Access Control and CCTV system knowledge to join our client’s Fire & Security Business. The Multi Skilled Security System 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.

All candidates must have a minimum 4-year industry experience and be based in any of the following postcodes LE, LN, NG10- NG13, NG22 – NG25, NG31, PE.

Key Responsibilities

  • To carry out PPM in accordance with set schedules, ensuring engineering standards are maintained 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 on-site 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.
  • Manage workload and prioritise jobs appropriately
  • To provide reports in relation to work and equipment as required.

Skills & Experience


  • Fire & Security Apprenticeship (or recognised equivalent)
  • Strong Intruder, Access Control & CCTV systems skills, and knowledge
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Industry experience with similar maintenance duties including fault diagnosis, rectification, and preventative tasks
  • Full UK Driving Licence


  • Fire Alarm system experience
  • Emergency Lighting experience
  • Extinguisher skills and experience
  • City & Guilds Part 3 (Electrical Installation 2360) or recognised equivalent
  • Experience in IT & Networking


  • Company Pension scheme
  • Travel time after 1st hour in each direction.
  • Overtime after 40 hours x 1.5
  • On call rota 1 in 8
  • Paid standby allowance and radial mileage payment between home and site.
  • Van and fuel card
  • Specialist tools, workwear and PDA issued
  • All parking congestion charges reimbursed

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