Systems Engineer

Location: Exeter, United Kingdom |
Salary: Up to 32000 |
Posted: 26 Aug 2021 |
Closes: 30 Apr 2022 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 210001TG

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.

Job Introduction


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



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



  • 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


In return


  • Salary of up to £32,000

  • Car

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Pension/ Life Assurance

  • Perks at Work Scheme

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