Senior Fire Safety Project Engineer

Location: Newmarket
Sector: Technical & Engineering
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm, or 9am – 6pm
Reward: £Attractive DOE + Commission + Bonus
Start: ASAP
Benefits: 4 weeks paid Holiday, Company Vehicle (Car or Van to be negotiated) Company Lap Top / Specialist Tools / Uniform / Mobile Phone / Apple I-PAD


The ideal candidate for this role will ideally have experience of gas suppression systems including co2, Aragonite, Inergen and Fm200 also competent in both servicing and installation of all types of fire alarm systems. The ideal candidates must also able to work on their own initiative and be willing to be part of a 24/7 call out Rota with other engineers.

An Electrical based background and qualification is essential for this position along with the relevant CSCS card or JIB ECS card. Any fire alarm based training courses or qualifications would be advantageous including fire risk assessment qualifications.


  • Experience of Open Protocol Panels and equipment– install, programming and servicing.
  • Fire suppression experience is preferred.
  • Ability to work on Networked fire alarm systems.
  • Follow health and safety requirements including the use of correct PPE.
  • Ability to carry out fault finding on addressable, conventional and suppression systems.
  • Ability to plan installations and alterations on their own initiative.
  • Knowledge of Vesda systems preferred but not essential.
  • Ability to carry out control panel programming using a company laptop .
  • Ability to fill out daily engineers report sheets and point of work risk assessments
  • Willing to undertake additional training courses.
  • Access equipment training preferred (IPAF and PASMA) not essential as training will be provided.
  • Experience of installing metal cable containment is essential.

Preferred Skills:

  • Gaseous suppression fault finding, servicing and installation
  • Aspirating smoke detection maintenance
  • Open Protocol addressable servicing and installation
  • Fire alarm programming
  • Fault finding on fire alarm systems
  • Neat Installation work
  • Ability to work on own initiative

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business for this Permanent vacancy.

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