Are you an Electronics or Electrical Engineer ?

At Protec, we care about life. Not just life safety but all aspects of life. When applying for new jobs, you will have big life questions such as money, job security, work-life balance, plus more. That’s why we first aim to clarify these questions on what you will benefit from by joining the team.

Protec Service Engineer

Your benefits by joining Protec

  • 32 days holiday
  • Extra holidays based on your length of service
  • Permanent contract in a strong, robust industry
  • Life assurance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Product and industry training & development
  • Opportunities for career progression


In addition to this, as an Electronic/Electrical Engineer, you will receive the following:

  • A wage of £26,400 – £37,000 rising to £45,500 in London
  • Paid travel time
  • Overtime
  • Engineer commission on additional sales of products & services
  • On-call standby allowance
  • Choice of company vehicle (van or estate car)
  • The use of company vehicles includes private mileage
  • Company mobile phone, iPad & laptop
  • Test equipment, uniform, tools, and PPE


Your role with us:

Being on the front line of life safety and pivotal in protecting our customers’ lives and property. As one of our engineers, you are responsible for providing and maintaining a host of life safety systems for some of the country’s most prestigious buildings.

Day-to-day life as an electrical/electronics engineer will see you complete scheduled and reactive maintenance tasks such as system repairs of electrical/electronic devices and commissioning life safety systems. The job will also mean fulfilling the relevant documentation and ensuring customers’ life safety systems align with current British Standards.

When joining the Protec team, we provide a safe and secure position in a longstanding company with excellent career progression opportunities in a robust industry.

If this sounds like a role for you, then please read on.

Protec Service Engineer working on panel


Due to the nature of the position being in the life safety industry, we must ensure the right person is servicing and maintaining these systems. We are looking for engineers with experience in electronics/electrical engineering, ideally through time spent in the industry or having relevant qualifications such as City Guilds, ONC, HNC etc.


Experience in electrical/electronic engineering would be needed for this role. However, experience in the fire and security industry would not be essential, as full system training is provided when joining the team.

Skills and Abilities

We pride ourselves on the exceptional consumer-focused services we deliver. Our engineers are one of the first points of contact for our customers. For this reason, we ask that all our engineers represent themselves and Protec in the best way possible through appearance, exceptional punctuality, communication skills and document control.

Protec Service car in front of building


The position of an engineer will involve attending various sites in your area, so you must carry a full valid UK driving licence.

Engineers benefit from generous overtime, which means you will be part of an ‘On Call’ rota with other engineers where you will attend customers’ sites outside regular working hours, so it should be considered when applying for the role.

As with anyone joining the team, we ask people to apply themselves to the job to the best of their ability and ensure they demonstrate enthusiasm and willingness to learn when carrying out their role.

Protec is home to a wide variety of nationalities, race, religions, genders, and beliefs and encourages anyone to come and join the Protec Family.


To apply and to find out more about this role or the many other positions we have available then, head over to our vacancy page