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Systems Engineer Southampton, United Kingdom Up to £34000

Systems Engineer

Location: Southampton, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to £34000 |
Posted: 14 Aug 2019 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 190001IY

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Service Engineer in our Fire and Security Systems team, covering a territory around Southampton and surrounding areas. 

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.


Main responsibilities

  • Attend to calls for maintenance (on site and or by telephone) as directed by team co-ordinators
  • Rectify all faults on the first visit where rectification is within your control.
  • Carry out rolling programme of preventative maintenance visits.
  • Collection/recording of site configuration information.
  • Maintain car stock (spares) levels
  • Maintain accurate and timely records.
  • Provide cover on an out of hour’s basis on a rotating basis.
  • Commission small projects when required.
  • Ensure that audits are carried out of quality procedures.
  • Provide training to customers and colleagues as required.
  • Carry out any additional tasks that may be required




Essential Requirements

  • Previous electro mechanical experience
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience installing & servicing a wide product base of access control systems, CCTV systems and intruder alarm systems.
  • Experience of installing and servicing fire alarm systems, ideally GENT based.
  • An IT qualification and or Electrical/Electronic qualification
  • A broad technical IT knowledge, i.e. Installing various Windows Operating Systems; networking etc.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical principals such as measuring voltage and current drain
  • Good attention to detail in order to ensure that all paperwork is correctly completed and procedures are followed within the allotted timescales.
  • An enthusiastic team player who is able to work well under pressure and maintain a professional approach at all times.
  • Comfortable working irregular hours and being on a 24/7 call rota
  • 5 years checkable work history
  • Unrestricted right to work in the UK/EU
  • Fluent written and spoken English

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

Ideal Requirements

  • GENT training certification
  • Experience of EXACQ CCTV systems
  • Experience with Honeywell Galaxy intruder alarm systems
  • FIA accredited fire qualification

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