Fire Engineer- Manchester

Key Purpose of the Job

Installation & Maintenance of electronic fire alarm systems, portable extinguishers and emergency lighting

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate systems for customers, and explain details such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.
  • Carry out corrective and preventative maintenance of fire alarm systems, emergency lighting and portable extinguishers.
  • Commission/ Handover GENT & Advanced Fire Alarm systems
  • Be part of an On Call Rota for OOH callouts and telephone support.
  • Installation of both conventional and analogue addressable fire alarm systems to a high standard of workmanship
  • Installation/commission of portable extinguishers
  • To comply with all company quality, security and Health and safety policies and procedures
  • Implement and act in accordance with the organizations information security policies
  • Protect assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference
  • Implement particular security processes or activities, as requested by management
  • Report security events or potential events or other security risks to the organization
  • Any other reasonable requests from the management
  • The post holder will ensure the health, safety and welfare of themselves and their team in accordance with the Kings Policy
  • The post holder will understand the regulatory, fair trading and competition rules relating to their work sufficiently to be able to comply with them, relying on their own knowledge or on their ability to recognise that they will need specialist support
  • To actively support at all times, company policy and best practice in the area of security, with particular emphasis on the protection of sensitive customer information
  • Implement and act in accordance with the organisations information security policies
  • Protect assets from unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference
  • Implement particular security processes or activities, as requested by management
  • Report security events or potential events or other security risks to the organisation

Essential requirements for the job

  • Good communication skills
  • Good fault finding skills first time fix
  • A proven background and experience of working within fire engineering
  • Experience of undertaking service, repair work
  • Experience of conventional and addressable fire systems across a range of manufacturers equipment
  • Good installation practices
  • Knowledge of integration of detection systems into other disciplines would be a real advantage
  • Full understanding to BS5839 is essential
  • Full driving license

FIA Modules required

  • Unit 1 – Detection Design
  • Unit 5 – Service and Maintenance

Desirable requirements for the job

  • GENT & Advanced Fire Alarm systems knowledge is desirable
  • VESDA & Other Aspirating manufacturers is desirable
  • Electrical background
  • ICEL accreditation of emergency lighting
  • FIA Service & Maintenance of Fire Extinguishers
  • Good overall fire product knowledge

Summary:
This job description is an outline of the key tasks and responsibilities of the post and the post holder may be required to undertake additional duties appropriate to the pay band. The post may change overtime to reflect the developing needs of the organisation as well as the personal development needs of the post holder.
The job holder and line manager will review this job description at least annually. The above job description had been discussed and agreed that this job description and person specification accurately describes the above post.

Any interested parties should forward an up to date CV to [email protected]

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Kings Security Systems Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.