Fire Alarm Service Engineer/ Electrician
Brief Details of Position
A vacancy has arisen for a Fire Alarm Engineer, working within the Northwest and Yorkshire mobile workforce team.
Main Duties and Responsibilities Include:
- Carry out planned preventative maintenance, re-active and small installation works, as instructed, ensuring all works are completed during the required time period.
- Ensure all works are carried out in line with Integral’s / The Fire Alarm Departments QA procedures, meeting the requirements of BS5839-1:2017 (or any other relevant British Standards), BAFE SP203-1 and any other statutory compliance or client requirement.
- Ensure adequate reports are provided for all works, completing all required paperwork and certification (both the clients and Integral’s). Records of works must be accurate, clear and legible.
- Be proactive in identifying variations and non-compliances and ensure adequate information is collated to provide necessary recommendations / quotes to the client.
- Comply with specific contract, work department and company procedures at all times.
- Complete a weekly timesheet and submit in accordance with company procedures.
- Liaise with Integral’s help desk, providing prompt updates on progress, ensuring jobs are extended where required and closed in a timely manner / within the compliance period.
- Be available for out of hours working, as / when required.
- Be available for, and participate within, the 24/7 out of hours fire alarm call out rota.
- Be conversant with current Health & Safety legislation. Ensure compliance with safe systems of work, method statements, risk assessments, COSHH and all relevant documentation is adhered to in accordance with company Health & Safety policies.
- Provide telephone support to clients. This may include an initial call to determine the issue, see if a phone fix is possible and if not determine the skill set required for any attending operative.
- Provide telephone support to other engineers / operatives, including M&E operatives attending fire re-active calls.
- Liaise with manufacturers, for technical support, as / where required.
- Take ownership of the client’s needs and pursue good communications with the customer, in order to build a stable relationship.
- Attend tool box talks and other briefings as required.
- There will be a requirement to complete employment vetting (DBS / PEV checks).
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
- Demonstrate a good working knowledge of BS5839-1:2017.
- Demonstrate a good working knowledge of varying manufacturer’s fire alarm systems (both addressable & non-addressable). This should include the use of their software and the ability to programme their systems.
- Completed FIA units 1, and 5, as a minimum.
- Completed either a recognised electrical or alarm apprenticeship, or have a proven track record within the fire alarm industry.
- Good organisational skills.
- Ability to meet key performance indicators.
- Good understanding of compliance with Health and Safety.
- Ability to work as part of a Team.
- Sound level of administration and organisational skills.
- Conscientious, reliable and consistent.
- C∓G Electrical Qualification – Part 1 & 2 or equivalent.
- IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition
To be discussed at interview.