Fire & Security Engineer

Build on your career as a fire and security engineer with our leading team at WFP.

Do you have experience as an engineer or technician in the fire and security sector? Are you looking for a brilliant new opportunity? Then we want to hear from you!

We’re a BAFE, SSAIB and NICEIC accredited installation, repairs and maintenance provider, working with businesses to help keep them safe and legally compliant. As one of our engineers, this means you’ll understand the value of customer service and the importance of reliable engineering. 

To apply, simply email us with your CV and a note as to why you think you’re right for the role.

YOU'LL LOVE...

A challenge, and finding and fixing faults

Being a part of a thriving team environment

Developing relationships with your customers

Taking pride in your work and constantly developing your skill set

ABOUT THE ROLE:

Full-time: Monday-Friday, 08:00-17:00

Salary will be dependent on experience

Permanent role, available for an immediate start

Field-based role requiring travel around Essex, London & surrounding counties

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

Reporting to your Operations Manager and Service Desk to manage your daily jobs, from call-outs for repairs and periodical maintenance visits to installation projects, large and small

Advising any remedial works to help us provide quotations, order correct parts and propose a suitable plan of action for customers

Learning from and working with your Technical Director or Project Manager to develop your skill set working on fire, security and CCTV systems, and coordinate on major projects

Building relationships with customers when on-site with them and fixing their problems

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yoU'LL benefit From:

Training provided in-house and by the Fire Industry Association (FIA) on all appropriate standards and methods to support your engineering career

29 days' annual holiday allowance, including statutory public holidays, plus your birthday off

Entry onto the employee incentive, bonus and pension schemes

Joining company socials and team-building days

Test equipment all provided

Plenty of overtime available

Work laptop & phone

Company van

ESSENTIALS WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Previous experience in engineering within the fire and/or security sector.

A positive and proactive attitude is right at the top of our list! At WFP, we're all about developing our people and it all starts with a go-getting attitude and enthusiasm for what you do and what you aim to achieve.

As driving is a key part of this job, a valid and clean UK driving licence is essential.

DESIRABLE SKILLS YOU'LL HAVE

Experience working face-to-face with customers would be advantageous. We pride ourselves on offering a personable approach when on-site carrying out repairs, installations and maintenance visits, so relationship building will be a great skill to both apply and develop here. 

Comfortable handling phone calls, as you'll sometimes be required to offer technical support remotely to customers.

Used to working in a team environment where communication is crucial.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a copy of your CV and a note as to why you think you’re right for the role to careers@w-fp.co.uk, and we’ll be in touch!

Thank you for showing an interest in this position, and good luck!

REQUEST A CALL BACK

Contact us today to book your survey or to find out more about how we can help protect your business. Whether you’re looking for a repair, upgrade, installation or maintenance provider, we look forward to showing you what WFP can do. Simply fill out this contact form and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.

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