Fire Designer

Location: Central London, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to 45000 |
Posted: 18 Nov 2021 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 210000HU

About the company:  G4S ia leading global security and outsourcing group, specialising 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 operations in more than 120 countries and over 620,000 employees


Job Description


We now have an exciting oppurtuniy for a Fire System Designer to join our G4S team. As part of your role you will be responsible ofr the poduction of quotations/Technical Submittals/ Drawings/ Proposals/ Specifications in line with the relevant regulatory standards for the supply/installation/commissioning/maintenance of Fire Alarm and Life Safety systems both for M&E and End Users throughout the UK and overseas as and where necessary. Attendance of Design meetings with Contractors and Clients across the London area.


Key Responsibilities


  • Design responsibility and the production of Fire System designs /quotations ranging from £5,000 to £5,000,000 in value as required by the Sales team

  • Ensuring all quotations are compliant with the relevant standards & regulations currently in force at the time (e.g. NSI, FIA, CDM etc.)

  • Taking design responsibility and ensuring that the designs produced achieve the objectives required by the customer and the specification 

  • Issuing FIA design certificates upon completion of a project

  • Managing a number of designs / proposals at any one time and prioritising according to sales need

  • Ensuring that all designs & proposals produced are accurately costed and priced to achieve the agreed company margins and any necessary management approvals & sign offs are obtained prior to issue

  • Carrying out peer review of other designers work to ensure an error free environment and that quality and consistency is kept high across the team


About you 


  • Experience in a similar role liaising with End Users and / or M&E Contractors.

  • In depth knowledge and at least 3 years’ experience working with Fire Alarm systems and associated regulatory standards in a design, sales or engineering capacity

  • Good knowledge of Office applications (Google & MS)

  • Able to interpret Customer’s detailed specifications and drawings

  • High attention to detail

  • Good level of customer service and customer liaison skills

  • Professional attitude to work

  • Strong organisational skills

  • 5 Year checkable work history or evidence to support any period of unemployment, self- employment or time spent in full time education during that period

In Return 


  • Salary of up to £45,000 per annum dependant on experience

  • Car

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Pension / Life Assurance

  • Perks at Work Scheme

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