Fire Alarm Engineer

Nationwide (various locations considered)

Salary up to £34,000 (DOE) plus van and equipment

We are Citation Fire and Electrical, part of the Citation Group and we are far from your average compliance company. The Citation Group is made up of 8 businesses, who proudly deliver services that our 43,000 clients need, want and value. Our mission is to be the company that colleagues, and clients want to work for and with.  It’s a really exciting time to join our business and come grow with us.

Due to our continued success, we are expanding our team. In addition to recruiting highly experienced, proven safety testing engineers, we want to assist people who have a passion for safety testing but haven’t got all the qualifications and experience…yet. That’s where we come in.

We provide various health & safety compliance services, such as portable appliance testing, fixed wire electrical testing, fire extinguisher servicing, and various risk assessments across the United Kingdom.

Your future with us – it doesn’t have to be limited to one specialism!

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to grow with the business and train in additional fields mentioned above if desired.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate. Full training will be provided, and the company will also support additional training in qualifications in other aspects of the business to the right candidate.

The role

We are looking to recruit an experienced Fire Alarm Engineer to carry out regular servicing, reactive maintenance, commissioning, small works and repairs of various Fire detection & Fire alarm systems, Emergency lighting and other associated systems along with completing and submitting all relevant documentation. Ensuring up to date knowledge of, and compliance with, all relevant British Standards is essential.

Due to the nature of the work, you may be required to work away or work outside of normal hours to complete certain projects.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required

  • A full Electrical based qualification such as City & Guilds, ONC, HNC etc.
  • Full, valid driving licence
  • A thorough understanding of relevant British Standards, clauses relating to servicing, maintenance and commissioning
  • Experience of working within the electrical/electronic sector
  • A working knowledge of electrical circuits & measuring devices
  • Experience of working with Fire Alarms and associated systems
  • Experience of BS5839 Fire Alarm Servicing
  • Fully conversant with BS5839
  • Good working knowledge of addressable & conventional systems
  • Conversant with BS7671 wiring regulations
  • Familiarity with safe working practices and Health & Safety requirements
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Competent using technology such as laptops, measuring devices, smart phones etc.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records whilst regularly submitting customer and company paperwork in a timely manner
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff at varying levels throughout the company
  • A genuine interest in your work with an enthusiasm and willingness to learn
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