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Security Installation Engineer

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Job Title: Security Installation Engineer


This is a highly rewarding position, joining a strong and dedicated operations team providing a high level of job satisfaction. The successful candidate must be self-motivated and able to organise oneself, but as important is to operate and contribute to the operational team, whilst able to deliver the highest level of customer service to all clients. They should have the ability to carry out the installation, maintenance & repairs as required of fire and security systems.

Main Purpose of Job:

Ensure that a professional and courteous approach is offered to all customers of the

company and that all procedures and systems are maintained in line with our

NSI certification requirements and company procedures.

  • Installation of fire and security systems to the relevant standards, knowledge across the following disciplines preferable: (Fire Alarm, CCTV, Intruder, Access Control & Door Entry)
  • Fault finding and repairs to fire and security systems during commissioning phase.
  • Ability to understand and work to project specifications, programme of works and customer requirements.
  • Proactively manage and co-ordinate installation with other trades.
  • To provide reliable, quality support to our customers at all times
  • To have a professional telephone and face to face manner
  • Assist customers and regional team with technical issues either on the phone or face to face
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours. Out of hours working will be required at times.
  • Provide assistance and training to other team members as required
  • Ensure you operate in line with the company's Vision, Mission and Values
  • Be included on the "On Call Rota"
  • Expand knowledge and be open to learning and taking on additional product disciplines across the fire and security portfolio.

Skills, Competencies & Attributes:

  • Must have a high level of experience of our industry
  • Excellent technical knowledge at least two of the following core product disciplines:

Fire Alarm, PAVA, CCTV, Intruder, Access Control & Door Entry

  • Excellent knowledge of installation practices and regulations.
  • Have a systematic/logical approach to tasks & problems
  • Ensure all tasks are carried out quickly & efficiently
  • Be presentable in person and in vehicle and tools
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Be aware of and responsible for the equipment required to complete the necessary works including emergency van stock.
  • Understand the need for precise completion of paperwork records of jobs and full use of PDA device.
  • Have a polite but assertive telephone manner
  • Good Customer service skills, ability to motivate staff & colleagues and lead by example
  • Prompt and consistent time keeping
  • Work proactively within a team environment

Main Tasks of Job

Hours are 08.30 to 17.30 on site. These hours are the minimum requirements for you to carry out your duties. 30 minutes travel time at the start and end of the working day is considered as own time, all other travel is paid at single time rate.

To carry out the installation, commissioning, handover and servicing of the fire alarm and security systems installed.

You will be expected to work within London and the Home Counties, with occasional travel outside of these areas.

Where a Company vehicle will be provided for business use. You will be issued with a company fuel card and will be expected to keep receipt and a record of your mileage.

You are expected to provide your own hand tools. The company will provide all other plant and test equipment necessary to the role.

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  • Job Reference: 718906268-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: activ8 recruitment
    activ8 recruitment
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent