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Systems Engineer Leicester, United Kingdom Up to £32,000

Systems Engineer

Location: Leicester, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to £32,000 |
Posted: 2 Dec 2019 |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 190002BP-internal

Job Introduction

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Systems Engineer in our Fire & Security Systems business team based in the Leicester area, to cover the surrounding territory. The job holder will be required to work 40hrs per week.

 

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.

 

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


The Ideal Candidate

 

Essential:  

  • 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-year checkable employment history & Right to work in UK/EU unrestricted
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

 

Desirable:

 

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

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