Fire Alarm Service & Maintenance Engineer

Conrad Consulting
Kent, England
£37000 - £43000 per annum
Closing date
11 Dec 2021
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Fire Alarm Service & Maintenance Engineer


Up to £43,000

Our client has a new position open for a Maintenance Engineer to join their expanding team based in Kent. The successful candidate will be required to mainly visit client's premises within the London area, with the opportunity of nationwide travel and to also include overnight stays. The individual will be responsible for the servicing, breakdown cover and testing of electrical and fire alarm systems across an extensive variety of client sites. The Maintenance Engineer must be able to identify and recommend action for faulty or redundant systems and where necessary, repair/replace system components to remove repetitive issues and ensure durability. The role requires the maintaining of fire alarm systems and smoke venting systems on occupied developments and emergency call-out basis in line with contracted expectations. To successfully carry out this role you will require an understanding of smoke ventilation systems, inverters, dampers, and detection systems and be able to work to tight deadlines in accordance with project requirements and the ability to safely perform lone working.


  • Maintaining of Fire Alarm and AOV systems
  • Good knowledge of BS5839, BS5266 & BS7671
  • Offering a comprehensive service to our customers in accordance with British Standards in a
  • defined area.
  • Inclusion on out of hours call out rota (currently one week in every eight)
  • Offering a comprehensive service to our customers in accordance with British Standards in a defined area.
  • Ability to work from schematics and drawings
  • Ability to fault find issues
  • Liaise with development on site Concierge / Building managers, Property managers, Design,
  • Project Management and Installation and Commissioning departments
  • Ongoing job role administration inclusive of daily report sheets, supplying the maintenance
  • office-based staff with full equipment details of any faulty equipment, timesheets, vehicle
  • checklists, expense forms etc.
  • Understanding of smoke venting and fire alarm systems to BS5839 and BS7436 standards
  • Requirements
  • Computer literate
  • Team Player who is prepared to go the extra mile for your customers and colleagues when required. with excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Self-motivated approach to work, and exhibit the companies' vision and values
  • Flexible and enthusiastic
  • Offering a comprehensive service to our customers in accordance with British Standards in a defined area.
  • Smart and Presentable appearance
  • Electrical Engineering background
  • Ability to work with multiple discipline projects
  • Decision making ability
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Driving License


Conrad Consulting is a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel to engineering consultancies and contractors throughout the UK on both a permanent and contract basis. As a company dedicated solely to recruiting for technical engineering consultancies, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge since our inception in 2001,  and believe that clear communication with both the client - particularly the key decision maker - and the potential candidate has been fundamental in our overall success.

Our experienced team of consultants pride themselves on taking time to understand the needs of every candidate on an individual basis, providing a tailor-made service for applicants at every level within the industry. Because we are extremely successful at finding the right candidate for a particular job vacancy, we find that many of our clients in the Building services industry use our services exclusively which enables us to offer potential candidates some of the most unprecedented roles in the industry.

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For further information on the services we can provide for you visit or contact our team today 01728 726120.

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