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Fire Systems Design Engineer

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

  • Contact email:

    apply@vital.uk.com

  • Job ref:

    15719_1556708142

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-29

  • Client:

    Morson Vital

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 Systems Design Engineer to be based at their site in Aldermaston.

Hours: 07.45 - 16.30 (16.15 on Fridays),30 minute lunch, 9 day fortnight ( Week 1 Monday - Friday Week 2 Monday - Thursday)

Job Purpose:


To design, draw and estimate proposals for the Fire Detection and Alarm systems projects and small works at AWE.

Accountable for the design, estimating and production of all Fire system related drawings and compliance document.


PrincipleAccountabilities:

Design of Fire Detection and Alarm system

Estimating and providing proposals for client consideration

Drawing of Fire Detection and Alarm systems both extensions and new systems


Liaise with on site commercial/technical/operational management in order to comply with company and AWE procedures


Attendance at client contract meetings as and when required


Preparation and presentation of Client Contract Reports


Prepare project files to include all LPCB/BRE LPS1014 documentation from design certification through to verification


Maintain Technical Library, including both product and legislative requirement


Preparation of a monthly report for the General Manager detailing project activities


Attendance at and participation in the Monthly Contract Meeting

To carry out any other reasonable requests of senior management


Person Specification



  • Qualifications and Experience:
  • Extensive experience in designing and modification of Fire Detection and Alarm system
  • City & Guilds in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Estimation and Design of Fire Detection and Alarm systems, conventional and Analogue Addressable.
  • Knowledgeable and control in matters relating to Health & Safety, Environment, Technical and Statutory requirements including CDM regulations and ensure compliance at all times
  • Trained and experienced in the use of Auto Cad
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • FIA Units1,2,3 in Design
  • Knowledge of key operational management disciplines, e.g. quality control, work planning methods
  • Able to design Fire systems in line with BS5839 Pt1 and LPCB/BRE LPS1014 standards
  • Good sound knowledge and understanding with commercial and contractual issues


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.