Fire Engineer - opportunity to earn 40k plus + benefits + vehicle
Basic Salary: £10ph up to £16ph, determined on qualifications, experience and skillset
Working hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, operating hours between 8am and 5pm, with a daily 30-minute unpaid lunch.
Van, Uniform, Laptop, Mobile phone and PPE provided
- Holidays - 22 days per annum plus 8 days bank holiday.
- Discount programmes
- Health and wellbeing services, including gym membership discounts
- On Demand GP services
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Reward and recognition
McIntyre Electrical Limited is a leading national supplier of electrical, fire safety and security services for the Social Housing sector. The Company’s purpose is to be the trusted partner for compliance safety services in the social housing sector.
This is a role that will include the maintenance and repair of control systems and facilitating the Health & Safety procedures and requirements within the contract, whilst providing technical advice to both our employees and clients.
- To service, maintain and install fire alarm system (BS5839-1) and emergency lighting system in accordance with the relevant British Standards.
- Correctly complete engineer service reports.
- Report deficiencies or deviations in systems.
- Knowledge of analogue addressable and conventional fire alarm systems.
- To have good communication skills to liaise with the customer, tenants and office team
- Report on and maintain emergency lighting systems and other associated equipment, such as fire extinguishers, AOV’s etc.
- Conduct regular van stock checks and liaise with the Engineering Technical Supervisor and Procurement Department to keep replenished and appropriately stocked.
- Having a Health and Safety mindset, looking at possible risks associated with the role and reporting any issues promptly to support the ongoing safety of self and others.
- Operational Managers, Contract Managers and Team Leaders (Completing jobs and supporting to resolve).
- Customers(Building effective and professional relationships with existing customers).
- Engineers (Building a strong team framework to deliver a high standard of work).
- Procurement (Building a strong relationship to effectively source and manage stock and materials).
Key Performance Indicators:
- Achieving client service level agreements (SLA’s) consistently as set by the Contract Manager/Team Leader.
- Achieving compliance and workstream targets (KPI’s) consistently as set by the Contract Manager/Team Leader.
- Modelling a continuous focus on health and safety in role at all times, raising concerns in the right way to the right people.
- Continually looking at ways to improve the safety of self and others and providing advice.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Extensive knowledge of fire-related services (such as emergency lighting systems, fire extinguishers) and up to date with the relevant legislation linked to these services.
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build rapport within a team.
- Resilient to set-backs and able to use a positive approach when considering other avenues to achieve goals if met with challenge.
- Proactive in processes to be a forward-thinker and meet the needs of the customer, taking ownership for own work when issues arise and knowing who is appropriate to involve to resolve.
- Strong organisational skills (ability to manage multiple channels of work, knowing when to escalate to the Supervisor or Contract Manager/Team Leader to resolve issues and a consistent level of quality to the work produced and delivered).
- Creative and innovative towards new ways of working, further improve relationships and drive growth with a continuous improvement mindset, whilst maintaining Company standards and in line with relevant legislation.
- FIA training (or equivalent required) to BS5839-1 Fundamentals
- Full UK Clean Driving Licence.
- BS5839 Units 1 to 6
- AOV’S - as above and manufacture training
If also covering fire extinguishers:
- BS5306-3 ‘Servicing and Maintenance’
- BS5306-8 ‘selecting and Positioning’
The above outlines the principle functions of the role and is not an exhaustive list. The role holder may be asked to perform other tasks and duties commensurate with their skills and experience.
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