Fire Alarm Installation Engineer L2

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Our client is an integrated facilities management services who provide the solutions, support, and facilities management services and they are currently looking for a Fire Alarm Installation Engineer to be based at their site in Aldermaston.

Hours: 0745 - 1630 (1615 on Fridays), 30 minute lunch, 9 day fortnight


To carry out Installation works on both new and existing fire detection and alarm systems


Working at either Aldermaston or Burghfield, carrying out installation works on fire systems. Ensuring that local procedures are adhered to in addition to requirements.

Principle Accountabilities:

Installation of fire detection and alarm systems in accordance with BS5839pt1 2017 and BRE /LPS1014 installation rules.

To undertake all duties and responsibilities, including relevant training and medicals, as deemed necessary for working in radio logical and explosive controlled areas.

Complete time sheets weekly.

Comply with policies relating to Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Technical Compliance issues that effect the customer and employees.

Ensure all relevant engineering practices are adhered to.

Maintain company issued equipment in good order.

Ensure good timekeeping and housekeeping.

Carry out all duties in accordance with the Company Safety Manual.

Advise manager on the progress of works as requested

Develop and maintain effective Client relationship and assist in gaining future work for the Company.

Control and manage tools and plant on site to ensure that resources are in accordance with the job.

Provide weekly progress reports to Line Manager, as and when required.

Attend toolbox talks when required.

Return necessary paperwork to Administration team or Manager as required.

Work in a cost effective and efficient manner, ensuring that all systems worked upon are operational.

Wear company issued clothing at all times.

Attend training courses that deem necessary.

Carry out any other reasonable task as requested by Management.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience:

City and Guilds 236 pts 1&2 electrical installation or equivalent.

Proven ability to install containment and cabling specifically related to fire detection and alarm systems.

Proven experience on working in industrial environments.

18th Edition Electrical qualification

Proven knowledge on relevant Fire standards BS 5839 Pt 1 - 2017, BS 6266 Pt 1 - 2013, BS 7273 Standards.

Trained to FIA standards Units 1 (Fire Detection Design), Unit 4 (Installation and Testing)

Other factors:

Excellent communications skills.

Smart, presentable appearance.

Personable and approachable.

A team player with the ability to work from their own initiative.

Prepared to work additional hours if and when reasonably requested.

Must be willing to undertake further training.

Full Driving licence necessary.

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.