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Fire Alarm Engineer - Ref24178


United Kingdom
Base Salary
42k GBP
FAFS Fire & Security

Job Description

Fire Alarm Engineer - London & South East

FAFS Fire & Security specialise in designing, installing, commissioning and servicing automatic Fire Detection, Protection and Alarm Systems in and around Greater London. We are currently looking to appoint a new Fire Alarm Engineer specifically covering the London region.

Basic Salary – £42,000 per annum subject to experience

Pension, Life Assurance & much more.Please see our generous remuneration packages below

FAFS Fire & Security’s Fire Alarm Engineer’s

Service Fire and associated systems in line with the current regulations. Liaising with relevant departments to ensure best practice and the most cost-effective solution. To complete and return all Company documentation and certification to comply with the Company’s ISO 9001 systems and procedures. To work as a team with colleagues and Service Manager to enhance the Company’s reputation in quality and customer service. To work as a team with colleagues and Service Manager to enhance the Company’s reputation in quality and customer service.

  • Carry out scheduled routine servicing in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner in line with our Company’s quality standards
  • Carry out all other necessary works required at customer premises in accordance with our Company’s quality standards
  • Support the rota schedule as required to maintain a reliable and responsive out of hours service for our customers
  • Effectively communicate with our customers to ensure a good understanding of system and site status, particularly system defects that affect its correct function
  • Indicate to our client’s customers any Fire Safety information relevant to the site
  • Plan own work, including routine service/maintenance visits, emergency call out requirements and remedial repairs and minor additions to existing installations in line with service administration guidance
  • Ensure legible and timely completion of our clients’ paperwork as required
  • Be responsible for the management and security of own equipment stock in an efficient and economical manner by determining stock levels in relation to work activities and ordering stock items as and when appropriate
  • Operate in accordance with our client’s requirements, Company and customer’s quality standards and health and safety requirements
  • Discuss and recommend suggestions for system/service improvement with Line Manager


Who We’re Looking For

FAFS Fire & Security recognise that our exemplary service can only be maintained by compliance to and the surpassing of British and European Standards which can only be effected through the continuous professional development of all team members, therefore, in addition to having all the usual attributes of a great FAFS Fire & Security employee, such as; a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, well presented and professional at all times, ability to work alone and as part of a team, for this specific opportunity we are looking for candidates who also offer:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a like for like or similar role.
  • Full and detailed understanding of BS5839 Part 1
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of the causes and cures of fire alarm problems, including an ability to recommend changes to practices and processes that may cause false alarms as well as changes to the fire detection, alarm systems
  • Basic Electrical Safety training (ECA)
  • Manufactures training in all other equipment required. This may include VESDA, Radio and Fire Suppression and will be decided by the Line Manager based on regional needs Standards BS7671 (if involved in installation work) BS5839 Part 1 BS6266 where required
  • To operate business procedures within the framework of BN EN ISO 9001:2000
  • Preferred knowledge and capabilities on working on manufacturers Siemens and Gent analogue Fire alarm systems


How we Attract, Reward & Retain Our Employees

At FAFS Fire & Security we recognise the importance of fairly rewarding our employees. We go above and beyond with our remuneration packages that not only meet the needs of a challenging economic climate, but we offer packages, benefits and incentives to support the broader needs of our people making their everyday lives and futures more comfortable.

  • Basic Salary – £42,000 subject to experience
  • Fully equipped company vehicle
  • Royal London Pension
  • Life Assurance 4x Salary
  • 22 days Paid Holidays plus Bank Holidays
  • Additional holiday day for each full year of completed service (up to 25 days)
  • Paid Candidate Referral Scheme – up to £1,000 per referral, unlimited referrals.
  • Mental Health & Well-being Scheme
  • Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Development and progression opportunities

A Little More About FAFS Fire & Security

We are a small, regionally focused business which gifts our clients a bespoke and reactive service with undivided attention & dedication. However, we have the luxury and benefit of being part of a wider group of businesses within the Fire Protection, Security & Building Management Systems industry, allowing us to share best-practice, learning & development academies, Human Resource specialists and knowledge for constant improvement across the critical service industry.

Big enough to provide but small enough to care.

Our Business Include:

  1. FAFS Fire & Security
  2. MJ Fire
  3. Marlowe Kitchen Fire Suppression
  4. Alarm Communications
  5. Griffin Fire
  6. Clymac
  7. Morgan Fire Protection
  8. Victory Fire
  9. Marlowe Smoke Control
  10. Marlowe Fire & Security
  11. Hadrian Technology

Equal Opportunities

We strive to create a diverse, inclusive environment to encourage all our employees to be themselves. We celebrate what makes us unique and believe that adopting a culture of inclusion helps us to best serve our customers. We are committed to supporting equal opportunities, please inform us if you require any reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate in the recruitment process.

Right to Work

Regrettably, we are unable to offer Right to Work Sponsorship.

If you do not currently have the Right to Work in the UK or will need additional support to extend your current Right to Work status, your application cannot be considered.

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Jul 10, 2024


42k GBP

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