Fire Alarm Engineer

Posted yesterday by JLB Recruitment Ltd

CT3, Fordwich, Kent
£36,000 - £40,000/annum

Qualifications & Skills

  • Previous experience working as a Fire Alarm Engineer within the industry and knowledge of different types of fire alarm systems

  • Good working knowledge of a wide range of control panels

  • Good working knowledge of BS5839 (Fire Alarm Regulations) and British Standards BS5266

  • Completed some or all FIA training units 1-5

  • Knowledge of security systems would be an advantage

Key Accountabilities

  • Servicing of maintenance contracts in accordance with company operating procedures

  • Act as technical advisor to the client and report any issues affecting safe operation of the alarm system

  • Repair and maintain fire alarm systems identifying and replacing defective parts

  • Diagnose and repair faults

  • Test installations in accordance with manufacturers guidelines

  • Carry out small works installations

  • Travel between sites to respond to emergency call outs providing solutions and carrying out any remedial works

  • Report defects to client or maintenance managers – including completing work sheets via a tablet

  • Other duties as required

Personal Qualities & Key Behaviours

  • Must be able to work independently and safely

  • Reliable, tenacious and adaptable

  • Methodical and logical problem solving abilities

  • Able to plan and prioritise work load

  • Able to apply general rules to specific problems

  • Excellent communicator

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