Field Systems Engineer – Fire & Security
eSift are currently looking for an experienced Fire and Security Engineer with a strong technical knowledge to join Our client, the leading global integrated security company, specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions.
Location: Gravesend and surrounding areas
Salary: Up to £35k per annum plus company car and other benefits
Due to a new contract win, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Systems Engineer in our clients Fire & Security Systems business team based in the Gravesend area. The job holder will be required to work 40hrs per week and be part of an on call / standby team of regional engineers.
Key Responsibilities include;
- Attending to calls for maintenance (on site and or by telephone) as directed by team co-ordinators
- Rectifying all faults on the first visit where rectification is within your control.
- Carrying out rolling programme of preventative maintenance visits.
- Collection/recording of site configuration information.
- Maintaining accurate and timely records.
- Providing cover on an out of hour’s basis on a rotating basis.
- Commissioning small projects when required.
- Providing training to customers and colleagues as required.
To be successful in this position you will have/be;
- Previous electro mechanical experience
- A minimum of 5 years’ experience installing & servicing a wide product base of access control systems, CCTV systems and intruder alarm systems.
- Experience of installing and servicing fire alarm systems, ideally GENT based.
- An IT qualification and or Electrical/Electronic qualification
- A broad technical IT knowledge, i.e. Installing various Windows Operating Systems; networking etc.
- Knowledge of basic electrical principals such as measuring voltage and current drain
- Good attention to detail in order to ensure that all paperwork is correctly completed and procedures are followed within the allotted timescales.
- An enthusiastic team player who is able to work well under pressure and maintain a professional approach at all times.
- Comfortable working irregular hours and being on a 24/7 call rota
- 5-year checkable employment history & Right to work in UK/EU unrestricted
- Fluent in written and spoken English
- GENT training certification, experience of EXACQ CCTV systems, experience with Honeywell Galaxy intruder alarm systems and any FIA accredited fire qualifications would be desirable.
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