Field Electrician/fire alarm engineer

Job Title: Field Electrician/fire alarm engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birkenhead, Merseyside
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: J894276_1518108112
Contact Name: Jenna Reay
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2018 16:41

Job Description

Field Electrician / fire alarm engineer

North West

£25,000 to £28,000 dependant on experience

Full time

My client are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious fire alarm electrician to join the team.

  • You will be required to carry out maintenance on fire alarm systems and install new fire alarm systems with our client's commercial customers within the agreed time frames.
  • Ensure all work carried out meets the required British standards
  • Liaise with both Clients and manufacturers for technical support when needed
  • Produce service reports for all jobs and ensure the required paperwork and certification is complete


  • Identify non compliances and variations and collate required information to correctly quote the client and recommend products.
  • Be confident in carrying out general electrical maintenance
  • Participate with the 24/7 out of hours call out rota. (1in 4 weeks)

Candidate Requirements

  • Able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of BS7671:2015
  • Organise workload
  • Good communication and administration skills
  • Knowledge of security equipment would be advantageous
  • Health and safety compliant
  • Able to work both in a team and alone
  • An honest, reliable and consistent work ethic is essential
  • City and guilds electrical qualification is essential
  • Certification of completed FIA modules would be beneficial
  • Proven track record in the security systems/fire alarm industry or apprenticeship trained
  • A full driving licence


Competitive salary, on call and stand by rates, travel call out and stand by allowance, company Vehicle, PDA.