Location: Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary: Up to £34000
Posted: 5 Mar 2020
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions
Contracted Hours: Full-time
Employee Status: Permanent
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service Engineer in our Fire and Security Systems team, covering a territory around Southampton and surrounding areas.
F&S - G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) is part of G4S Secure Solutions (UK), the UK’s largest private provider of security solutions. G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) is the leading integrator of fire and security solutions with a fully accredited 24 x 7 monitoring centre for fire, security and location based services, protecting everything from small offices and schools to large multi-national organisations and high security
Government facilities. For more information visit: www.g4sfireandsecurity.co.uk
G4S, the leading global security and outsourcing group, specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 120 countries and over 620,000 employees.
Attend to calls for maintenance (on site and or by telephone) as directed by team co-ordinators
Rectify all faults on the first visit where rectification is within your control.
Carry out rolling programme of preventative maintenance visits.
Collection/recording of site configuration information.
Maintain car stock (spares) levels
Maintain accurate and timely records.
Provide cover on an out of hour’s basis on a rotating basis.
Commission small projects when required.
Ensure that audits are carried out of quality procedures.
Provide training to customers and colleagues as required.
Carry out any additional tasks that may be required
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 years checkable work history
Unrestricted right to work in the UK/EU
Fluent written and spoken English
Preference will be given to candidates who also meet the following:
GENT training certification
Experience of EXACQ CCTV systems
Experience with Honeywell Galaxy intruder alarm systems
FIA accredited fire qualification