Fire Alarm Engineer

Conrad Consulting
England, Kent
£37000 - £43000 per annum
Closing date
6 Feb 2022

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A new position has opened up for a Maintenance Engineer to join our clients expanding team based in Kent. You will be required to visit client premises mainly in the London area, with the possibility of nationwide travel and overnight stays.

The individual will be responsible for the servicing, breakdown cover and testing of electrical and fire

alarm systems across a wide 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. In order 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


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.

Contact Martin today to find out if the grass really is greener..

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

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