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Fire and Emergency Light Tester

Fire and Emergency Light Tester

Posted 20 March by Sovereign Housing Group

We currently have a great opportunity for a Fire Alarm & Emergency Light Tester to join our Property Services Team in Devon covering Exeter and Plymouth.

This is a fantastic role for a trades person who is interested in Electrical works but does not hold an electrical qualification.

You'll ensure our properties have working fire and emergency light systems and highlight and report any issues found. You'll also test communal and residential Fire Alarms along with communal emergency lighting systems.


  • Confirm the fire system is operational when tested
  • Confirm the emergency lights are operational when tested
  • Report back any faults found through the testing process
  • Confirm the building has safe passage of exit in the event of fire
  • Report back any items blocking the safe passage of exit from the building
  • Highlight any other problems found within the building while on site.


Ideally you'll have previous experience in a similar role or a trade background. You must have experience of working in occupied premises and be able to demonstrate good customer service skills along with a passion to learn new skills.

You'll also need to be confident in using IT equipment such as an iPad.

This is a full time role, working 40 Hours per week. Van, tool allowance, uniform and PPE will also be provided along with great benefits including 25 days paid holiday and a £450 flexible benefit pot.

Due to the nature of this role, candidates must hold a full and current driving licence with a minimum of 2 years driving experience and have the ability to drive a company van.

Required skills

  • Fire
  • Property
  • Security
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Fire Alarm

Reference: 37555543

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