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Fire Alarm Commissioning Engineer

Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum

Location: London

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 26/04/2022

Job Ref: 268280404

Fire Alarm Commissioning Engineer
£42,000 + Package
The FMC Network are currently recruiting for a Fire Alarm Commissioning Engineer to work in and around the M25 area. The ideal candidate will have experience in Electronic Security Systems, but this is not essential, also due to location of certain contracts the ideal candidate will live in and around the M25.

The working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm 1/2hour Lunch 40hrs a week.

Job Purpose

To provide cost effective and efficient commissioning services for the Fire & Security Projects Team. Primary objective will be to work with and support the installation teams to deliver fully commissioned electronic fire alarm systems in accordance with all relevant standards.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Work alongside Project manager to deliver new Fire Alarm systems and upgrades to existing systems throughout key sites.
  • Carry out extensive site surveys in order to verify tender designs and make recommendations where necessary.
  • Lead small teams of engineers during installations, providing guidance to British Standards and Technical Support.
  • Test and Commission Installations to British Standard and complete certification and accompanying paperwork in line with LPS 1014.
  • Set up large multi-panel networks and program a wide range of Cause and Effect strategies including delay timers and phased evacuations.
  • Have a methodical approach to fault finding across a range of systems.
  • Develop and maintain effective Client relationship
  • Assist in the development of trainees and mentoring engineers.
Person Specification
  • 5 years minimum experience in a similar role.
  • Successfully completed FIA: BS 5839 2002 part 1 units 1 to
  • Valid full driving licence, desirable clean
  • Good sound knowledge and understanding with commercial and contractual issues
  • Excellent knowledge of Kentec & Advanced VESDA, Morley, PSS, CTEC, EMS, Stratos, Notifier and similar Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Minimum qualification ONC or equivalent in Electrical Electronic Systems
  • Must be able to communicate with both external and internal customers in a professional and consistent manner.
If you’re an experienced Fire Alarm Commissioning Engineer, please contact Ryan Evans on 0121 450 5000


Ryan Evans

Head of Delivery

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