Fire & Security Engineer

Posted 20 January by Technical Prospects

Our client is an established fire safety and security specialist based in North Yorkshire. Due to continued growth, they are now recruiting a Fire & Security Engineer to be field based, supporting commercial and social housing contracts throughout Yorkshire.

Fire & Security Engineer - Key Duties:

  • Maintenance and commissioning of conventional and addressable fire detection systems.
  • Installation and maintenance of security systems including intruder, access control and CCTV systems.
  • Installation and maintenance of emergency lighting systems.
  • Onsite fault finding and repairs of both fire and security systems.
  • Maintenance of portable fire extinguishers.
  • Control of all stock and equipment required to complete the necessary works including van stock.
  • Commission of fire and security systems upon completion.
  • Prepare daily reports/work sheets and job sheets via the company operating system.
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours, out of hours working will be required at times, as will working away from home on occasion.
  • Be part of the 'on call’ out of hours rota.
  • Completion of site asset registers.
  • To be able to deal with client requests in an appropriate manor.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week

Fire & Security Engineer - Requirements


  • Experienced in the installation and maintenance of Fire Alarms, ideally within the commercial or social house sector.
  • As an experienced field based Fire Alarm Engineer, you will be confident working autonomously, able to identify and take responsibility of problems, fault finding and resolving issues effectively and efficiently.
  • Be able to work under pressure and to communicate effectively at all levels; able to manage duties effectively and concisely having excellent attention to detail.


  • Experience of installation and maintenance of security systems
  • FIA Level 1 & 5
  • BAFE certification
  • CSCS/ECS card

The Fire & Security Engineer position is offering a Basic Salary £28,000 - £34,000 plus Van, Fuel Card, Mobile, On call Allowance and Benefits for the successful candidate.

All successful candidates will be contacted within 5 days of application. Due to the volume of recent applications, if you do not receive a response within this timeframe please assume your application has been unsuccessful for the position of Fire & Security Engineer.

This vacancy is being advertised by Technical Prospects Ltd. The services advertised by Technical Prospects Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.

Required skills

  • Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Security
  • Fire Alarm
  • Installation Testing

Application question

Are you experienced in the installation and maintenance of Fire Alarms?

Reference: 38857872

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