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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2252202/102071
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Engineering
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: €40,000 per annum
Location: Nationwide
G4S Region: UK, Ireland and Africa

G4S Business Unit:UK Fire & Security
Closing Date: December 31, 2017

Job Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Alarm Engineer to join our RoI Team, covering predominantly the Leinster Area but with a nationwide remit.


About G4S

G4S, the leading global security and outsourcing group, specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 120 countries and over 620,000 employees.


Role Responsibility:

  • Commission fire detection, alarm and suppression systems to agreed customer specifications.
  • Service and maintain fire detection, fire suppression systems, emergency lighting and fire extinguisher in accordance with agreed service and maintenance contracts as per IS 3218 2013, IS3217:2013 and IS291:2015.
  • Support sales team specify customer needs through provision of expert advice during on-site inspections.
  • Promote G4S Brand.
  • Respond to customer queries and resolve issues promptly and courteously.
  • Respond to emergency activations and other attendances advised through service desk and / Pageboy services.
  • Provide regular reports on activities that will enable management plan strategic and operational direction for the fire systems team.
  • Correct use of P.D.A. and close jobs with any other information required to enable work be invoiced to customers promptly and job certification.
  • Deputise for Manager in any matters as directed by Manager.
  • Ensure that all G4S property, vehicles, stock, test equipment and tools are accounted for and kept in good working order.
  • Attend product training when necessary and attain and maintain comprehensive knowledge of all of G4S product range.
  • Attain comprehensive knowledge of, and keep up to date with all standards relevant to Fire industry.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience in conventional and analogue fire alarm systems
  • Experience in fire suppression systems
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Planning & organising skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Flexibility
  • Results focus
  • Customer focus
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Full clean driving licence essential
  • Electrical background a distinct advantage


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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.


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