Fire Commissioning Engineer: London: £35k

Fire Commissioning Engineer: London: £35k

Job Title: Fire Commissioning Engineer: London: £35k
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35,000 + Overtime potential
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2119
Contact Name: Chris Kendall
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2018 17:14

Job Description

The Vacancy:

An established and growing top independent Fire Alarm, Structured Data Cabling and Security business are looking for an experienced Fire Commissioning Engineer to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company at the forefront of their technology, supplying bespoke Fire Alarm, Data & Security systems.

Primarily, you will be based out of their London offices however, you will be expected to travel to other site locations to suit the needs of the business - most projects are based in London or within the M25 and vary in value from £50k to £750k and are for Main or Electrical contractors.

What are they Offering?

  • Basic of £30 - £35k per annum

  • Opportunity to earn overtime

  • 25 days paid holiday per annum plus (pro-rated; the holiday year runs from January to December - 3 days are to be retained for the Christmas break)

  • Opportunity to join the NEST Pension scheme upon successful completion of a Probationary Period

  • Mobile Phone & Laptop for business use

What are they asking for?

You will be an experienced Fire Commissioning Engineer, comfortable with commuting into London everyday and possess a valid CSCS or ECS card (if not in possession of one of these already, you will be required to achieve a skills related ECS card to be considered). It’s a given that you will be personable and credible in dealings with clients and fellow engineers alike; Good written and communication skills are a must as is the ability to adapt to different size projects and a strong knowledge of Fire Alarms and the ability to commission high end Fire Systems


  • Provide commissioning expertise and the appropriate level of quality required by the customer.

  • Participate in continuous improvement of the business processes.

  • Plan resource requirements at project level.

  • To achieve profitable operation in commissioning at project level.

  • To provide cost effective system commissioning and ICA engineering.

  • Commissioning projects within budget allowed.

  • To operate business processes within the framework of an ISO9000:2000 and TickIT certified Quality Management System.

  • To assure effective documentation of the commissioning process, including commissioning data and as built documentation, input to O&Ms and feedback to the design disciplines.

  • Recognise the importance of satisfying the customer as the key to achieving other objectives.

  • To continue to develop personally and technically.

  • Participate in the acquisition and storing of business and technical knowledge, and the use of those stored intellectual assets.

  • Maintain Health and Safety levels during the commissioning activities and report safety issues responsibly and participate in improving practice.

  • Undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required, and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role


Palmer McCarthy is a specialist recruiter to the Security Industry and acts as an agency for their client on this vacancy.