Fire Alarm Service Engineer

Location : Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Job Ref : JA852
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £Competitive + Benefits


JA852 – Multi Skilled Security System Engineer

Location – Southwest England

Salary  Up to £34K DOE


We are recruiting currently for a Multi-skilled Field Service Engineer with strong Fire & Emergency Lighting Control 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 postcode’s BA, BH, BS, DT, EX, GL, OX, PL, PO, RG, SN, SO, SP, SP, TA, TQ, TR.

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 Fire and Emergency Lighting experience
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Industry experience with similar maintenance duties including fault diagnosis, rectification, and preventative tasks
  • Full UK Driving Licence


  • Intruder, Access Control & CCTV systems skills, and knowledge
  • 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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