Security Installation Engineer

Location : London, Greater London, England
Job Ref : JB37
Consultant : James Bird
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k - 35k per year


JB37: Security Installation Engineer

Location: London (Around M25)

Salary: £30k – £35k + Van


First Military Recruitment is looking for a Security Installation Engineer on behalf of our client’s

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties & responsibilities for the Security Installation Engineer:

  • To contribute to quality and continuous improvement across projects
  • Assess resource requirements needed to carry out project implementation
  • Provide input into plans for engineering and commissioning activities and ensure resource is scheduled when required
  • Initiate change control to ensure that management is aware of all possible changes in project scope or budgeted expenditure. Variation paperwork to be completed and passed for authorisation in a timely manner.  
  • Providing regular feedback (written and verbal) to the Installation Manager on all projects under his control.
  • Assisting in the planning installations, installing & commissioning the systems, overseeing sub-contracting and in house engineers.
  • Working within our installation Dept doing New Build Tower and existing Retro fit projects.
  • Reporting to the Engineer Manager and working with our projects coordinator you will be expected to be a self-starter and to work on your own regularly.
  • Manage projects to time, budget and customer satisfaction.
  • Re-engineering of both products and system design wherever possible to maximise installation margin
  • Re-engineering of systems to meet our contractual obligations
  • Survey of customer sites and attendance to pre-contract meetings (on an as required basis) to ensure that the full scope of installation works are identified and any problems are overcome at an early stage.
  • Day to day installation including site liaison and planning.
  • To manage the commissioning process including customer handover. The completion and recording of Quality checks for all installation works to ensure that company standards are maintained. All quality issues to be recorded in the feedback system.
  • Ensure that job completion paperwork is promptly returned to the projects coordinator (commissioning forms, signed customer handover & before and after photos).
  • Working closely with our customers to ensure a professional and efficient service is provided at all times.
  • Provide explanations for jobs not achieving budgeted margin and ensure root causes are addressed to prevent further reoccurrence
  • Calculating the value of completed works and assisting with payment applications for payment as required.
  • Sales Lead Generation

Skills & qualifications for the Security Installation Engineer:

  • At least 5 years Security  installation of Door Entry, CCTV & Access Control systems
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Very strong customer service skills
  • Excellent diagnosis and problem solving
  • Commercial, Residential New Build & Retro
  • Full clean UK driving licence
  • Ideally 5 GSCE including English & Maths

Location: London (Around M25)

Salary: £30k – £35k + Van

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