Posted October 13, 2023

Fire & Security Small Works Engineer Vacancy

SS Systems are a Fire & Security Company based in South Yorkshire. We install and maintain Fire Alarms, Intruder Alarms, Access Control, CCTV and ancillary systems throughout the country. We are known for specialising in wire free fire alarms. We’re a forward-thinking flexible company, who put our staff at the heart of what we do and you’ll find a warm welcome when you join our team.

Because we’re flexible, we expect you to be too and whilst your job will mainly be conducting planned alterations to systems, we may need you to help us out with reactive calls and planned maintenance works when we’re really busy. Your basic working week will be 40 hours. For this you will receive a salary of between £26-35k DOE. We pay you from the minute you leave your house to the minute you get home so, with overtime etc in reality you can expect to earn £31-£42K. Although we’re based in South Yorkshire, we have high profile clients all over the country and you will be expected to work away on occasion.

In return for your hard work we’ll supply all the normal things you’d expect:

  • Van (can be used privately, although we’ll ask for a contribution from you for this)
  • Fuel card
  • Uniform
  • Laptop
  • Tablet
  • Phone
  • Ladders
  • Drills (we’ll ask you to supply your own hand tools)
  • 23 days holiday a year (excluding Bank Holidays)
  • Pension
  • Private health scheme


  • Conducting small sized installations of Fire and Security systems to the required British Standard, on time and on budget.
  • Conducting small works alterations to the required British Standard, on time and on budget. Alterations will consist of additions to systems, repairs to systems and investigations to systems
  • Help to manage & exceed client expectations
  • Provide accurate, regular reports to your manager on the progress of the work
  • Manage other contractors and junior colleagues on site where appropriate
  • Responsible for the Health & Safety of yourself and others
  • Where appropriate provide the correct completed certification accurately and on time
  • We are looking for your help in reducing repeated callouts and so will expect you to achieve a first-time fix rate of 90%
  • We expect you to be aware of and comply with the BS standards for servicing of systems
  • Ensure your van stock level is adequate for our customer base and their requirements
  • Use PDA as expected and in real time

You will work closely with other members of our engineering and administration team and will report to our Operations Manager.


To be successful you will have the following abilities or qualifications:

  • Experience in the Maintenance and Repair of Fire and Security Systems (particularly Fire)
  • Experience with the following systems preferred but not essential
    • EMS, Kentec, Advanced and Notifier
    • Galaxy and Texecom Intruder systems
    • Paxton/BPT/ Videx Access control
    • Hikvision and Dahau CCTV
    • Aspirator Systems – VESDA, Airsense etc
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good time management
  • Good time keeping
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Hard Working
  • Friendly
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel


Please send CVs to . NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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