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Field Engineer, Fire Detection Systems - South-East

Basic Salary 45k + Company Van + Benefits
Ref: 408 Date Posted: Friday 17 May 2024

Top reasons to work for this client:

  • Basic salary 45k per annum.
  • Monday to Friday 8am-6pm (flexibility needed).
  • Join a leading name in the UK delivering water mist fire suppression solutions.
  • Autonomous field-based role visiting commercial customer sites.
  • Established brand delivering installation and maintenance of water mist systems.
  • Your focus: 100% maintenance role.
  • Products: working on fire suppression electrical detection systems / mechanical systems.
  • Company van, phone, tablet, uniform and tools provided.
  • Ongoing professional development and training.
  • 24 days holiday + BH, Employee Assistance Programme, Pension, + Benefits 

Location: This employer cover nationwide in the UK, however, Engineers are assigned customer sites with home location in mind with the majority of sites being based in London / Midlands areas. Ideally candidates will live within 1.5 drive from Thetford in Norfolk IP24.

Core responsibilities will typically include:

  • Working in an Engineering Team of 7 visiting sites across the UK (travel and accommodation paid as required)
  • Attend customer sites, perform maintenance or fault diagnostics and repair of fire suppression electrical detection systems & Mechanical systems.
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with customers
  • Performing all maintenance and repair work thoroughly, in a safe manner.
  • Ensuring all paperwork is completed via an issued tablet/iPad.
  • Call Out Duties. Report all callouts to the Office as soon as possible. During nominated call out periods ensure phone is kept on and is responded to in a timely fashion.
  • Equipment. Ensuring that all work equipment is maintained, including Ladder checks and tags, PAT testing, Calibrations, and associated pre-use checks.
  • On call rota 1 weekend in 7 (time is given back in lieu) 

Expected Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Fire Suppression / Detection Maintenance experience (Water Mist is ideal)
  • Experience of field-based work.
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence.
  • Qualified to a minimum standard of level 3 in Electrical (ideally hold 17th Edition).
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office and using smart handheld technology.
  • Hold a CSCS card for H&S ideally or happy to obtain and pass H&S Test.
  • Willingness to be flexible on hours, approx. 2 overnight hotel stays per month (all expenses paid).
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