Fire & Security Engineer/Trainee

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 and the chance to nurture your skills in a strong team environment? Then read on...

We’ve got an opening to join our award-winning team as an engineer serving customers in the commercial sector with all of their fire, security and electrical needs. 

Perhaps you’re well-versed in fire safety and fire equipment maintenance, such as fire alarms, or maybe you have knowledge of CCTV or intruder alarm systems? Whatever your current skill set, you will be nurtured with the help of our dedicated in-house training led by our Technical Director and you’ll have access to certified courses from the Fire Industry Association (FIA) to build on your own personal expertise.

Does this sound up your street? Apply by sending us your CV and a note as to why you think you’re right for the role.

YOU'LL LOVE:

Being part of a thriving team environment

Taking pride in your work & developing skills

A challenge, as well as finding and fixing faults

Developing relationships with your customers

ROLE IN BRIEF:

Full-time: Mon-Fri, 08:00-17:00

Salary will be dependent on experience

Permanent role, available for an immediate start

Field-based across Essex, London & Home Counties

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

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

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

Learning from and working with your Technical Director and 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

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

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ESSENTIALS WE'RE LOOKING FOR

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

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

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!

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