Apprentice Fire Alarm Engineer

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Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester, Peterborough, Northampton, Essex, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, London
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The position is available nationwide. Our Apprentice engineers will be trained in the service and maintenance of high performance fire detection systems. The role involves on site visits liaising with the end user to carry out the routine maintenance of their fire and security systems. (salary will be increased year on year providing apprenticeship criteria is being met).

During the service visit itself you will be working alongside our more experienced maintenance engineers, you will gain exposure to a variety of Life Protection Systems and gain an understanding of the processes required to carry out the routine maintenance. The systems you will work on will vary in type range from small to large complex multi-panel networked systems. Once you have a good understanding of all the service elements and where required, you may also assist our On Demand engineers rectifying faults further developing your knowledge of Life Protection Systems.

In house training; both theory and practical, will be provided at our Loughborough office. This will be further supported with a College qualification. You will be required to attend a training centre either 1 day a week or a number of 1 week at a time “block release” depending on the venue. This will be over a 24-36 month period where you will complete a Fire, Emergency and Security Systems apprenticeship focusing on the Fire Detection Systems pathway along with core electrical principles theory. By the end of this apprenticeship you will have satisfied the requirements for registration as Engineering Technician (EngTech) by the Engineering Council. This is a Level 3 apprenticeship.

Potential candidates should possess a minimum of 4 GCSE’s grade ‘C’ or above to include English, Maths, Science and another. Candidates must also be in possession of a full clean UK driving license as the role comes with a company van in order to get to and from site.

Customer focus is very important to us key behavioural qualities our teams have include; being organised, having a polite and courteous manner and are pleasant and enthusiastic at all times.

We offer a sincere pathway for progression always advertising opportunities internally first. Approximately 80% of our more senior engineers have progressed through the business either via our maintenance team or apprentices. We are an equal opportunities employer and are proud to have a growing quantity of female engineers within our teams.

• 8am to 5pm (some flexibility will be required with start/finish times),
• You work from your home address (all travel paid)
• Overtime will be paid when working outside of your core hours.

• Competitive salary
• Company van
• Pension
• Excellent career prospects

A criminal record background check will be undertaken upon commencement of employment.

We pride ourselves on being a socially responsible employer offering a number of programmes to our employees which include; Help the homeless where our employees can expense the purchasing of hot food/drinks for homeless people and various fundraiser matching schemes.

Please get in touch if this exciting career opportunity sounds like it’s for you -