Brian Sims

Security Installation and Service Engineer




Full Time
Company Details
Cento Personnel Ltd
£35,000 to £39,999 Annually
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Security Installation and Service Engineer

South East

Up to £35,000 + Company vehicle, Travel -15 minutes either way, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Laptop, Tablet, iPhone and uniform


About the Client:

  • Our client, specialists in the Security industry, are seeking a hardworking and passionate Security Systems Installation and Service Engineer based around the South East area to join their team on a permanent basis.

The Role:

  • Work closely with the Operation Manager and support desk to carry out small to medium size installations and assist with service calls (1 in 4 standby call out) and preventative maintenance when required.
  • The company predominately installs/maintains access control, CCTV, and time attendance.
  • Undertake installation, commissioning, and maintenance of electronic security systems to NSI Gold standards.
  • Verify the detailed accuracy of equipment specifications at the “pre-installation” stage.
  • Engage with client early in specification stage to help them refine requirements and to enable better project preparation.
  • Assist with technical design at sales stage when required.
  • Liaise with customers and contractors at a local / site level.
  • Ensure that systems are properly tested and commissioned to NSI Gold standards and assist in the production of O&M documentation.
  • Ensure that customers receive appropriate and adequate training and maximise customer satisfaction.
  • £100 Standby for 1 in 4 call out – There is no call out on Sundays and Bank Holidays

Qualities Required:

  • 5 years’ experience within the electronic security industry.
  • Experienced with all areas of complex access control and CCTV.
  • A broad technical IT knowledge, i.e. installing software/applications, networking and confident with Microsoft Excel/Word packages.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical principals.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several complex tasks concurrently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to learn new information quickly and keep up with changing products and processes.
  • The ability to communicate effectively and professionally, with the confidence to build working relationships at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • A logical approach to problem solving and the ability to generate ideas and solutions.
  • Willingness to travel and stay overnight when required.
  • 5 years checkable work history and able to pass relevant security checks.
  • UK Driving licence.
  • ECS Card and IPAF license.
  • Electrical/Electronic qualifications, C&G, HNC, etc.
  • Avigilon and Hikvision CCTV experience and certification is advantageous.
  • Experience with networking and using IP.

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