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Fire and Security Service Engineer

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Posted: 27/01/2016
Reference: 736499
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Preston, Lancashire, England (map)
Salary: £24000 - £25000
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Job description

To carry out System Maintenance and Reactive Works to, Automatic Fire Detection and Alarm Systems, including mechanical Gas extinguishing systems and Security Systems.

  • Service & Maintenance of Fire detection systems, Extinguishing systems and Security Systems in accordance with relevant standards and company guide lines.
  • Complete timesheets weekly and provide monthly mileage and expenses returns.
  • Comply with policies relating to Health, Safety, Security, Environment, and Technical Compliance issues that affect the customer and employees.
  • Ensure all relevant engineering practices are adhered to.
  • Maintain company issued equipment in good order.
  • Ensure good timekeeping and housekeeping.
  • Return necessary paperwork to Administration team or Manager as required.
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with the Company Safety Manual.
  • Advise Line Manager of progress on the contract.
  • Develop and maintain effective Client relationship and assist in gaining future work for the Company.
  • Control and manage tools and plant on site to ensure that resources are in accordance with the job.
  • Provide weekly progress reports to Line Manager.
  • Advise Line Manager on a daily basis of the progress on the contract.
  • Generate quotes identifying additional works and provide quotation information as necessary.
  • To participate & comply with material ordering and procurement procedures.
  • Work in a cost effective and efficient manner, ensuring that all systems worked upon are operational.
  • Wear company issued clothing at all times.
  • Will be required to be on call-out rota, for out of hour’s call-outs.
  • Attend any training courses that is deemed necessary.
  • Carry out any other reasonable task as requested by Management.

Person Spec 

  • ONC or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic engineering
  • Proven ability to service and repair Fire Detection Systems, Gas Extinguishing systems and Security Systems.
  • Proven experience of working within a similar role or environment
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant standards (BS5839 2013 Fire detection and alarm BS6266 Fire protection for electronic equipment installations) with a working knowledge of NACP
  • Advanced diagnostic and fault finding skills, with the ability to resolve by elimination and/or technical recommendations.
  • Knowledge and experience of permits to work systems, method statement and risk assessments
  • Health & Safety Trained
  • FIA training and certification for fire detection and gas extinguishing systems

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