Fire Alarm and Security Engineer

Pin icon NG6 Nottingham
Pound Sterling icon Salary dependent on experience
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 20 days ago
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Are you passionate about safety and security?

Do you have a knack for problem- solving and a strong technical background?

Our client is looking for a dedicated Fire Alarm and Security Engineer to join their team in Nottingham!

Fire Alarm and Security Engineer
Nottingham – working typically within a 70 mile radius

  • Full time (Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm)
  • Permanent
  • Salary dependent on experience
  • On call duty 1 in every 7 weeks

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

Our client, established in 1988, has been building strong relationships in the commercial and industrial market for 36 years. They provide tailored packages drawing from their expertise in three key areas: electrical work, fire safety, and security.


  • Competitive salary with travel and overtime paid
  • 25 days of annual leave plus 8 statutory holidays
  • Access to company pension scheme
  • Company vehicle, mobile phone, and laptop provided
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for professional development
  • Company workwear and PPE provided
  • Opportunity for Professional development and training

The role

As a Fire Alarms and Security Systems Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the installation, maintenance, and minor project works related to fire alarm systems and security systems. This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive individual with a strong technical background to join a dynamic team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installation: Install, program, configure, test, and commission fire alarms, CCTV systems, access control, intruder alarms, and emergency lighting to meet site-specific needs and regulations
  • Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance, diagnose and repair faults, conduct inspections for optimal performance, and maintain accurate maintenance records
  • Small Works and Modifications: Undertake system upgrades and enhancements, integrate with minor construction projects, and coordinate with clients and trades
  • Client Interaction: Provide excellent customer service, offer technical support, address queries, and conduct training sessions on system operation and maintenance
  • Compliance and Safety: Adhere to health and safety regulations, ensure work complies with industry standards, and stay updated on industry developments and best practices
  • Documentation and Reporting: Complete necessary documentation, including service reports and installation certificates, provide detailed work reports, and maintain inventory of tools and spare parts

The Ideal Candidate

We seek a skilled engineer with a strong technical background in fire and security systems, excellent problem-solving abilities, and the capacity to work independently or as part of a team.

  • Education in Electrical or related field preferred; proven experience in installing and maintaining fire alarm and security systems; knowledge of fire alarms, CCTV, access control, and intruder alarm systems 
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills; proficiency with diagnostic tools and technical drawings
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g., FIA, BAFE, NSI) are highly desirable; a valid driver's license
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment, work at heights, and work outside regular hours, including weekends and on-call duties

Sound interesting? Don’t hesitate to apply now!

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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Other suitable skills and experience include Fire Systems Technician, Security Systems Technician, Alarm Systems Technician, Safety Systems Specialist, Fire Safety Engineer, Security Installation Technician, Electronic Security Specialist