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Fire Service Engineer – Southampton

Location: Southampton Department: Engineers
We are currently seeking a Fire Services Engineer to work from our busy Offices in Hainault. Knowledge of security and CCTV systems would be beneficial. The package is commensurate with experience, knowledge base and qualifications. Overtime is frequently available for which additional payments will be made. Basic hours are 40hrs per week with travel time available. This role includes call out shifts on a rota basis.


  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Aviva health scheme which includes access to Digital GP
  • Discounts on health assessments via Nuffield Health
  • Life cover
  • Employee discount on security for your home
  • Employee Discount Scheme, which is applicable to over 900 of the UK’s top retailers, including travel, groceries, gym memberships, utilities and more
  • Cycle to work scheme which can save up to 43% on the cost of a bike
  • Company property e.g., laptop, phone & plant (drills etc.)
  • Local area coverage
  • Travel time paid
  • Fully expensed vehicle
  • Fuel card

The Role

  • Carrying out planned maintenance of fire systems and life safety systems in accordance with the correct standard
  • Carry out system demonstrations of customers as required
  • Carry out fault finding on systems
  • Completing paperwork to the required standard
  • Programming of systems and an understanding of cause and effect
  • Effective control of stock and vehicle audit
  • Awareness of health and safety
  • To present a professional appearance

The Candidate

  • Must have previous experience in either installation work or reactive and preventative maintenance.
  • Have good fire alarm industry experience to correct standards along with knowledge of emergency lighting systems.
  • Be able to work on their own initiative
  • Understanding of BS5839:1, BS5266:1 and BS7671
  • Experience of BAFE SP203-1
  • Good communicator with colleagues and engineers.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, to resolve issues and proactively to avoid problems
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Have a flexible and willing approach to work

SECOM Plc is an equal opportunity employer.