Systems Designer (Fire) Belfast £31,000.00

Systems Designer (Fire)

Location: Belfast |
Salary: £31,000.00 |
Posted: 4 Feb 2019 |
Closes: 1 Mar 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 2144

25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays.

Job Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Systems Design Engineer - Fire, based in our Belfast office. The successful person will be responsible for the Design of Fire systems and production of Quotations/Technical Submittals/ Drawings/ Proposals/ Specifications for the supply, installation, commissioning, maintenance of fire systems both for M&E and End Users throughout the UK and overseas as and where necessary.

About G4S

F&S - G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) is part of G4S Secure Solutions (UK), the UK’s largest private provider of security solutions. G4S Fire & Security Systems (UK) is the leading integrator of fire and security solutions with a fully accredited 24 x 7 monitoring centre for fire, security and location based services, protecting everything from small offices and schools to large multi-national organisations and high security

Government facilities. For more information visit: www.g4sfireandsecurity.co.uk

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:

The main responsibilities of the role will include:- 

  • Ensuring a timely response to all enquiries
  • Presenting a professional image at all times
  • Producing quotations ranging from £5,000 to £2,000,000
  • Ensuring all quotations are accurately costed
  • Adherence to Company’s policies and procedures
  • Supporting Sales and Operations in the field when necessary

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Requirements

  • Experience in a similar role liaising with End Users & or M&E Contractors.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to multi task and set clear priorities
  • Good knowledge of Fire Alarm systems and standards
  • Technically adept with good practical skills
  • Good knowledge of Office applications (Google & MS)
  • Able to interpret Customer’s detailed specifications and drawings
  • Fluent in written and spoken English with good communication skills
  • Strong numerical, analytical skills and a strong financial acumen
  • High attention to detail
  • Good level of customer service and customer liaison skills
  • Professional attitude to work
  • Able to work on own initiative whilst within a team environment
  • Proven ability manage a work load with quickly changing and often conflicting priorities
  • Willing to work out of business hours where deadlines necessitate
  • Enthusiastic with a real ability to learn
  • 5 Year checkable work history or evidence to support any period of unemployment, self- employment or time spent in fulltime education during that period
  • Right to work unrestricted in the UK/EU
  • UK driving licence with no more than 6 penalty points
  • Fluent written and spoken English

Preference will be given to candidates who also meet the following:


  • Experience of conventional and addressable fire alarm systems.
  • Knowledge of Aspirating, paging, gas suppression, disabled refuge systems and toilet alarm systems.
  • Knowledge of any of the following systems
    • Gent
    • Advanced
    • Kentec
    • Apollo
    • Morley
    • Vesda
    • Wagner
    • Baldwin Boxal
    • Scope
    • Deaf Alerter
    • EMS Wireless systems
    • Vimpex
    • PATOL
    • C Tec



Advanced Search: