fire alarm engineer in bristol

03 January 2019
callum thorne, randstad cpe
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bristol, south west
construction & property
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fm & maintenance
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callum thorne, randstad cpe
01454 6100 00
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job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen due to new contract being awarded to an organisation leading the way within Facilities Maintenance having capitalised on their success of the past few years, they are now seeking a Fire Alarm Engineer with a Maintenance background to cover a reactive and PPM contract covering Bristol, Gloucester and Swindon area with occasional travel to other regions to support other engineers.

The Role

Working in the South West area on PPM/Reactive and installation for a market leading and forward thinking company.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a similar role and sound knowledge of fire and security installation and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities

* Installing various fire alarm systems in industrial and commercial premises
* Complete small and larger installations as part of a team or on your own
* To ensure that the client is satisfied in all aspects of the installation prior to leaving site
* Project a high level of quality customer services at all times
* To ensure that the relevant documentation is fully completed in an accurate and timely manner - including instructions, timesheets, work reports, service reports and expense claims
* Remedial works
* Replacing smoke detectors


FIA Qualified

Electrical either 17th/18th

Additional skillset Desirable (Gas, Plumbing, Carpentry)

Required Experience:

* 5 + years working as an Electrician with a strong maintenance background
* Experience working across a PPM & Reactive contract
* Retail, Government & Educational Facilities, NHS , Corporate property
* Comfortable in a client facing role
* Mobile or Static


* The day to day duties include undertaking both planned and reactive maintenance
* Typical duties will include service and maintenance on Electrical equipment and associated BMS controls
* Carry out minor repairs and identify non-repairable faults in plant and machinery and promptly advise the Line Manager of findings.
* To prioritise maintenance and repair work to agreed time-scales
* Regular checks to ensure all tools and equipment necessary to complete maintenance and repairs are available and serviceable at all times.
* Liaise with management regarding any health & safety issues, ongoing repairs, maintenance and building projects
* You will be responsible for the 1 in 8 call out rota
* Undertaking all tasks as directed by supervisors or other line management
* Ensuring compliance with appropriate regulations at all times and that the
* appropriate materials are used
* Conducting preventative maintenance and effective and safe working practice within
* the role

To be considered for this role apply online or contact Callum Thorne on 01454 610 000

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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