Security Installation Engineer

Midlands | £18k

Our prestigious client is undergoing an exciting level of growth and expansion. They are now looking for a highly experienced and motivated Security Installation Engineer to join their team and asist with their growth strategy. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing and successful organisation.

The Role:

The primary focus of the role is the effective installation of systems following specifications and drawings supplied by our clients’ sales engineers. You will also be expected to assist with reactive and preventative maintenance tasks from time to time however the company does employ full time service engineers and full time servicing teams.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Fluent in installation and cabling techniques, networking, IT and computer literate and proficient at fault finding and the maintenance of digital and analogue CCTV Systems, Intruder Alarms and Access Control Systems
  • Possess an in depth knowledge of CCTV Systems
  • Extensive experience of installing commercial grade Intruder Alarm Systems, ideally with knowledge of Galaxy and Texecom systems
  • Experienced in the installation of standalone, networked and IP Access Control Solutions, and must have extensive knowledge of Paxton Net2 product; knowledge of other manufacturers would be an advantageous but not essential
  • Fully IT literate including in-depth knowledge of IP networking and setting up of switches and routers, and the use of Microsoft office programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Confident when liaising with clients and other on-site trades regarding our works and systems to obtain relevant information required for the task, you will also be required to liaise with internal teams regarding specification requirements
  • Experienced in the full testing and commissioning of systems including, completing system records and updating as fitted specifications and drawings to required standards
  • Capable of handing over systems and delivering client training to ensure they understand the systems installed
  • Posses strong project management skills and be confident with taking an installation from design through to completion
  • Ability to manage personal stock, tools and van management
  • Required to advise the office based team of job progress and provide them with technical support when required and assist with “in-office” projects from time to time
  • Undertake administrative duties as required; this will involve the completion of time sheets and expense claim forms as well as preparing detailed plans of sites and completing and updating site documents
  • Adhere to all Health & Safety and Environmental requirements, complying with any additional company and clients’ requirements
  • Assist with System design, Project Specification/recommendation, Costing and Planning
  • Willing to undertake further training
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence and CSCS card (or equivalent)
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, and the ability to train and supervise one or two apprentices
  • Able to work away from home



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