Security and Fire Alarm Engineer

Pin icon YO8 Selby
Pound Sterling icon Salary up to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 16 days ago
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Join this growing team in Selby as a Security & Fire Alarm Engineer!

Are you ready to take your skills to the next level in a company that values its employees and provides premium security solutions? Look no further…

Security & Fire Alarm Engineer
Selby, YO8 8BE

  • Full time, permanent
  • Salary up to £36,000 per annum + benefits

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Our client is one of the UK's leading independently-owned security services and fire protection specialists. Founded in 1986, they are renowned for their expertise, credibility, and commitment to the highest standards of fire and security provision.

Serving corporate, public sector, and domestic customers, they deliver industry-leading and cost-effective security solutions from their office in Selby.


Joining our client means being part of a supportive team environment with plenty of opportunities for growth and advancement. They offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company vehicle
  • Pension scheme
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Supportive team environment
  • Potential for career advancement
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • On-site parking

Details of the Role

They are seeking an experienced and motivated Security & Fire Alarm Engineer to join their dynamic team.

In this role, you will install, service, and repair a range of security and fire systems in both residential and commercial settings.

This is a fantastic opportunity to apply your skills, take ownership of your work, and grow with a company that values its employees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Install and commission security and fire safety systems, including intruder alarms, CCTV, access control, and fire alarms.
  • Perform routine maintenance and fault-finding on existing installations.
  • Respond to call-outs, diagnosing and resolving issues effectively under pressure.
  • Provide outstanding customer service, fostering client relationships.
  • Complete accurate system documentation and service reports.
  • Stay updated on industry standards and technologies.

The Ideal Candidate

They are looking for a reliable, detail-orientated engineer with a passion for security and a knack for problem-solving. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven experience in the installation and maintenance of security and fire alarm systems
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., FIA units, City & Guilds)
  • Strong working knowledge of BS 5839 and BS 7671
  • Superior problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Full UK driving licence

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with a range of both open and closed protocol systems
  • Knowledge of IP-based systems and networking
  • IPAF or other relevant working-at-height certifications

If that sounds like you, apply today!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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Our client is an equal-opportunity employer.

Other suitable skills and experience include Security Engineer, Security Systems Engineer, Fire Alarm Engineer, Fire Alarm Technician, CCTV Installer, Access Control Specialist, Security Alarm Maintenance Engineer, Intruder Alarm Engineer, Security Installation Technician, Fire Safety Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Electronic Security Engineer, Security Systems Specialist, Fire and Security Engineer.