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Job Reference: 2043
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Engineering
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £30,000 - £36,000
Location: Remote Worker Covering South London to South Coast
G4S Region: UK & Ireland
Country:United Kingdom

G4S Business Unit:
Closing Date: 12/06/2018

Job Introduction:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Field Service Engineer to maintain Fire & Security Systems in the South London to Brighton and South  East Coast of London.

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:

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 successful candidate will become part of the Service South East Engineering Team, comprising of 11 engineers and reporting to Regional Engineering Manager.

The main responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Attend to planned and reactive service calls, either on-site or by telephone, as directed. 
  • Rectify all faults on the first visit where rectification is within your control.
  • Be responsible for collating/maintaining sie documentation.
  • Maintain car stock levels.
  • Participate in an out of hours, on-call rota on a rotating basis.
  • Carry out and commission small additional projects, as and when required.
  • Ensure that all company processes and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Provide end user instruction and training.
  • Provide support to other engineers and the company sales team.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Requirements

  • Current Fire & Security Field Service and installation Experience - Access control, CCTV, Intruder Detection and Gent Fire Systems.
  • Experience in working in a customer facing field service based environment.
  • Possess Technical fault finding skills.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical principles such as measuring voltage and current drain.
  • Any IT qualification and/or Electrical/Electronic qualification.
  • Be well organised and have the ability to work part of a team or as an individual and manage own workload.
  • Be educated to GCSE Standard with passes and demonstrate good numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Full Driving License (candidates with more than 3 current penalty points will not be considered).
  • 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

  • FIA approved engineering qualifications
  • GENT Trained
  • Dealing with SQL or Oracle Databases
  • Hold a valid ECS Gold Card


People who applied for this job also applied for:

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    Location: Remote worker covering South-West London
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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.


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