Brian Sims

Fire Alarm Small Works Engineer




Full Time
Company Details
Cento Personnel Ltd
£30,000 to £34,999 Annually
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Fire Alarm Small Works Engineer

North West

Up to £33,000 + 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays, Company Van, Optional Overtime, Pension


About the Client:

  • Our client, specialists in the Fire and Security industry, are seeking a hardworking and passionate Fire Alarm Small Works Engineer based around the North West area to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Role:

  • Leading small works installation duties as part of a team, from survey to completion of small works tasks
  • Supervision of Installation activity including both client and EMCOR specific requirements
  • Installation of fire detection and alarm systems in accordance with BS5839pt1 2013 and BRE /LPS1014 installation rules.
  • To undertake all duties and responsibilities, including relevant training and medicals, as deemed necessary for working in radiological and explosive controlled areas.
  • Responsible for Van stock is kept at an agreed level to allow works to be completed.
  • Complete all Installation / Modification paperwork and check colleagues paperwork for submission
  • Complete any compliance paperwork associated with contract requirements (WAF’s, RAMS)
  • Contact necessary parties to plan work – FM /DFM /WCC
  • Complete timesheets weekly.
  • Comply with policies relating to Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Technical Compliance issues that affect the customer and employees.
  • Ensure all relevant engineering practices are adhered to.
  • Maintain company issued equipment in good order.
  • Ensure good timekeeping and housekeeping.
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with the Company Safety Manual.
  • Advise manager(s) on the progress of works as requested.
  • Develop and maintain effective Client relationship and assist in gaining future work for the Company.
  • Control and manage tools and plant on site to ensure that resources are in accordance with the job.
  • To participate & comply with material ordering and procurement procedures.
  • Provide weekly progress reports to Line Manager, as and when required.
  • Monitor quality and quantity of work to ensure progress.
  • Attend and or deliver toolbox talks when required.
  • Attend and prepare for meetings when required.
  • Return necessary paperwork to Administration team or Manager as required.
  • Work in a cost effective and efficient manner, ensuring that all systems worked upon are operational.
  • Wear company issued clothing at all times.
  • Attend training courses that EMCOR deem necessary.
  • To support the service team as and when required, to carry out Service & Maintenance of Fire detection and extinguishing systems in accordance with relevant standards and company guidelines.
  • Carry out any other reasonable task as requested by Management.

Qualities Required:

  • City and Guilds 236 pts 1&2 electrical installation or equivalent.
  • Proven ability to install containment and cabling specifically related to fire detection and alarm systems.
  • Proven experience on working in industrial environments.
  • Proven ability in installing complex networked addressable fire detection and alarm systems
  • Proven experience in the supervising engineering activity.
  • 17th Edition Electrical qualification.
  • Proven knowledge on relevant Fire standards BS 5839 Pt 1 – 2013, BS 6266 Pt 1 – 2013, BS 7273 Standards.
  • Trained to FIA standards Units 1 (Fire Detection Design), Unit 4 (Installation and Testing)

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