Small Works Engineer

To work on the supply, fit and commission of Fire Alarm and associated equipment. You will be responsible for the installation of new systems as well as additions to existing systems installed by Protec Fire Detection PLC and others.

  • Closing Date:TBC
  • Job Location:Midlands, South West & South Wales, Newcastle/North East

Typical Responsibilties

  • The installation and commissioning of Fire Alarm and associated equipment on client premises. Both new systems and additions to existing systems.
  • To maintain a working knowledge of circuits and measuring devices and an understanding and respect of electrical circuits as well as undertaking training courses where necessary.
  • Installation of cable management systems such as tray and trunking.
  • Working within all Health and Safety guidelines, both site and company specific, to ensure the safety of yourself and those around you.
  • Ensuring a clean working environment as well as respecting our clients’ premises at all times.
  • To act as a Company Ambassador. You must be smart in appearance, pleasant in attitude and capable of communicating diplomatically to strengthen customer relationships.
  • The safe and appropriate use of hand and powered tools when required.
  • Any other duties commensurate with your position.

Person Specification

Candidates shall be able to demonstrate the necessary qualifications, experience, skills, and traits to meet the requirements set below. Requirements for the role shall be evidenced on the application form and in the interview process. Please use the following as guidance when completing the further information section of your application form.

Qualifications Essential / Desirable To be identified by
A full Electrical based qualification such as City & Guilds, NVQ, ONC, HNC etc Desirable Application
Experience Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Experience of working within the Fire Alarm sector Essential Application
A working knowledge of electrical circuits and measuring devices Essential Interview
Familiarity with safe working practices and Health & Safety requirements Desirable Interview / Application
Skills / Abilities Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Excellent customer service skills Essential Interview / Application
Competent using technology such as laptops, measuring devices, smart phones etc Essential Interview
Ability to maintain accurate records whilst regularly submitting customer and company paperwork in a timely manner Essential Interview / Application
Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team Essential Interview
Excellent oral and written communication skills Essential Interview / Application
The ability to communicate effectively with staff at varying levels throughout the company Essential Interview
Other Essential / Desirable To be identified by
A genuine interest in your work with an enthusiasm and willingness to learn Essential Interview / Application
Full, valid driving licence Essential Application
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