Trainee Fire Design Engineer

To undertake the design of new Fire Alarm installations including the use of Protec equipment. Assisting Sales Engineers you will produce and prepare Tenders For New as well as Additions To Existing Systems. You will be responsible for all design elements from receipt of the initial order through to handover. As a Trainee you will be tutored by one of our experienced Fire designers to a stage where you will be confident in producing your own designs and customer proposals for all manor of projects.

  • Closing Date:TBC
  • Job Location:London/South East - Hybrid role - Office/Remote

Typical Responsibilties

  • Design of Fire Alarm systems in accordance with British Standard 5839.
  • Produce accurate quotations in accordance with both the client requirements as well as British Standards.
  • Layout design and configuration of fire sensors and associated equipment.
  • Coordinate layout of equipment with other M&E services and architectural/structural features.
  • Liaise with Sales Manager/Sales Engineers throughout the design process.
  • Internal checking of design drawings.
  • System architecture – developing system schematic diagrams.
  • Preparation of design documentation ready for commissioning.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role.

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, ONC, HNC etc Desirable Application
Experience Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Experience in a similar electrical engineering/design role Desirable Interview / Application
Skills / Abilities Essential / Desirable To be identified by
An excellent eye for detail Essential Interview / Application
Ability to work with a variety of contractors, architects and other personnel Essential Interview
Excellent oral and written communication skills Essential Interview / Application
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team Essential Interview
Creative thinking with the ability to see and implement practical solutions Essential Interview
Proficient using Microsoft computer packages Including Excel, Word, Access and Outlook Essential Interview / Application
Other Essential / Desirable To be identified by
Enthusiasm and willingness to learn Essential Interview
A full and valid driving licence Desirable Application
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