Fire and Security Systems Designer

Location Mansfield
Discipline: Ex Forces / Military, Engineering
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: £35k - £45k + medical plan + life assurance
Contact name: Craig Gorman

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Published: over 1 year ago
Mansfield £40k - £45k + medical plan + life assurance

We are working with a forward-thinking and well renowned independent Security and Communications Company operating across the UK.

They specialise in driving digital transformation and integration across the life safety, security and communications industry.

Due to the company’s continued success and growth, they are recruiting an enthusiastic and dedicated Fire and Security Systems Designer to their head office team.

My client designs, installs and maintains smart, reliable and highly compliant fire protection, access control, security, intruder alert, CCTV and communications solutions.

The Fire and Security System Designer will work in a highly professional design team for my client’s customers, who include universities, estates, care homes, public spaces and the Armed Forces.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop their career as a Fire and Security Systems Designer, receive support in ongoing professional development and become a valued member of their team.

What will you be doing

·        Assisting in the running the Design Department and team of designers

·        Attend internal and external design meetings

·        Preparation of designs and quotations for Fire and Security systems

·        Ensuring designs fully comply with all applicable regulations and standards

·        Learning the processes, requirements, and responsibilities of managing a department

·        Preparation of designs and costing sheets

·        Ensuring designs fully comply with all applicable regulations and standards

What we’re looking for

You will be an accomplished designer within the security industry with at least 3 years’ experience of producing designs.

·        A working knowledge of Fire alarm (BS5839-1 & 6) and CCTV (BS50132-7) standards

·        Knowledge of fire and security systems

·        Excellent IT skills and a familiarity with Microsoft software

·        A keen interest in technology and providing innovative solutions

·        Extremely high attention to detail

Preferred but not essential:

·        Familiarity with AutoCAD LT software packages

·        A knowledge of PD6662, NCP104, NCP109, BS8243, BS60839-11-2, BS50173-2, Equality Act 2010, Building Regulations, CDM, Secure by Design, and relevant Codes of Practice

·        Experience of designing systems with high levels of integration

·        Relevant Fire alarm qualification recognised by an industry body (FIA)

·        Level 3 qualification in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or related subject

What’s on offer

A whole range of benefits including enrolment into the company pension scheme, Life and Accident Insurance, Medical Cash Plan and much more.

They place a huge emphasis on their internal culture, putting their employees at the heart of what they do.

They strive to build a confident, safe and positive culture promoting ambition and “can-do” behaviours where people take personal responsibility and are empowered to act.

My client’s investment in their employees cultivates a culture based on commitment, encouraging a team environment where we are all included, benefiting both employees and customers.

If you feel you meet the requirements for this Fire and Security Systems Designer role, then apply today.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of RecruitME who are acting as a recruitment agency.

RecruitME is committed to equal opportunity and diversity and embraces applications from all sections of society, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender identity, sex, disability, marital status, religion, or belief.

RecruitME is also committed to work alongside veterans and ex-servicemen and women.