Overview

As a Fire & Security Project Engineer you will be responsible for supervising and commissioning projects from invitation to tender through to handover; ensuring smooth on schedule running including the achievement of all customer expectations and adherence to statutory regulations.To provide a supporting role for the Company’s Project Managers in the control and management of UK and European projects.

General overview of tasks will involve;

Take ownership of projects allocated to you to supervise & commission.

Ensure the correct paperwork/certification is completed for each project

Carry out quality audits for projects you are supervising

Ensure installations are carried out to the company’s requirements and to the relevant standard

Produce project status reports for the Projects Manager

Monitor labour requirements for projects which you are supervising and inform the PM what is required.

Monitor engineers/sub-contractors appearance and quality of paperwork

Provide technical assistance, support, guidance to engineers and sub contractors

Customer liaison

Drive engineers punctuality and productivity

Ensure all information from the installations and commissioning’s for operation and maintenance manuals are supplied for each project.

Monitor plant requirements for each project

Attend site meetings when required

Monitor and upkeep health and safety requirements for each project

Monitor quality and quantity of equipment used for each site

Order 1st/2nd fix equipment for each project via the PM

Ensure equipment arrives on site on time

Monitor programme of works making sure that we meet deadlines

Install fire and security systems when required

Commission fire and security systems

Monitor and control the other commissioning engineers allocated to your project.

To carry out any other job specific duties as deemed appropriate by the directors of the Company.

To commission any number of fire alarm, ASD, Voice Alarm and disabled refuge/disabled alarm systems

To commission any number of cctv, access and security systems

Confirming and verifying the systems meet the requirements of BS5839:2017 Part 1 (fire alarm), BS5588 & BS 5839 Part 9 (disabled refuge) and BS8300:2009 (disabled toilet alarms)

Calculating loop loadings and loop designs

Producing interface schedules

Producing mains supply requirement schedule

Producing Cause & Effect schedules

Developing system schematics for fire alarm and disabled refuge/disabled alarms systems

Experience & Skills Required

Essential

To have experience in working on and commissioning Fire Detection, Voice Alarm, Disabled Refuge and Disabled Toilet systems to the applicable British and European Standards and knowledge also of all relevant BAFE/BRE codes of practice.

To be conversant with the products and systems specified and with any significant limitations inherent in such products and systems.

To be conversant with and up to date in respect of new technologies and regulatory standards that are relevant to the design process.

To have the ability to plan and monitor work to tight time scales and deadlines.

To have good verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports and submission items for tender/contract.

To have the ability to work creatively and innovatively dealing with core issues with customers.

To have the ability to form good working relationships with colleagues, customers and outside bodies.

To be able to influence, persuade and negotiate effectively with all levels of person.

To have the ability to understand and disseminate specifications and technicaldrawings.

To be able to display initiative and to have strong attention to detail.

To be highly result orientated with a strong drive to deliver/succeed.

To have good organisational and time management skills.

To have good presentation and customer facing skills.

Desirable

Knowledge of Siemens Fire Systems

Knowledge of Ameg or Milestone Security systems

 

What’s on Offer

Working within an international business, you will enjoy the benefits that come with this whilst still enjoying a close nit working team.The security and benefits that also come with this are certainly generous as is the opportunity for further career progression within the organisation too. You will receive a great basic salary plus the opportunity for further Overtime earnings and career progression.

 

Diversity & Inclusion

Kingsley Consulting operate an inclusive and diverse recruitment process, whilst also ensuring our clients do the same and we can provide any advice or education to them in relation to this. If there may be any support or adjustments required at any point throughout your recruitment journey with us, then please let us know and our trained consultants will assist and advise you accordingly.