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Security Systems Service Site Engineer Plymouth, United Kingdom Up to 38000

Security Systems Service Site Engineer

Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to 38000 |
Posted: 31 May 2024 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 10096

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Security Systems Engineer to join our new site based engineering team at a High Security site based in Plymouth.  The position is permanent, full time, working 40 hrs per week with additional call out / standby responsibilities and typically working as part of a dedicated site based team. There will be an expectation to work flexibly to meet the shift patterns of the site.

The project will involve working with world-class enterprise electronic security systems and would suit both experienced candidates, but also candidates with a good grounding in electronic security systems or IT systems (Networks and Servers) with a strong desire to step up and learn. 


What will you be doing 

Attend to reactive fault calls as directed by the team co-ordinators and manager, with rectification of the fault on first visit being a critical KPI.

Carry out rolling programme of preventative maintenance as scheduled by the team co-ordinators and manager.

Carry out additional installation and commissioning works as directed by team co-ordinators and managers.

Working alongside site Project Manager & Site Manager to make sure all actions have suitable ownership and completed in a timely manner

Assist Tech Support Engineer and Project Manager in the pre-production test environment before release into the live environment.

Assist the Design Team in conducting surveys around the site for additional work.

Managing sub contractors & assisting with their site attendance to carry out reactive and PPM works on 3 rd party equipment.

Accurate collection and recording of site hardware and software configuration information.


What we are looking for 

A minimum of 5 years experience installing or servicing a wide product base within the electronic security industry – typically Access Control, CCTV and Intruder alarm systems.

Broad IT knowledge, eg. software installation into Windows Operating Systems, IP based systems and networking principles.

Knowledge of basic electrical principals such as measuring voltage, resistance and current.

Basic knowledge of electrical components such as relays and resistors.

Good attention to detail in order to ensure that all paperwork is correctly completed and procedures are followed within the allotted timescales.

Comfortable working irregular hours and being on a 24/7 call rota.
5 year checkable employment history & Right to work in UK/EU unrestricted


Benefits or working for G4S

Salary up to £38,000

25 days holiday

Pension/Life assurance

Employee Discount Schemes

Workplace pension scheme

Progression, training & development opportunities

Refer a friend scheme


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