Fire Extinguisher Engineer

Recruiter
ASC Connections Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£22k - £25k pa + travel time and overtime
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time
A Well established fire protection company based in the Midlands area, are seeking a fire extinguisher engineer to join the team. Good solid package offering up to £25K basic salary, along with travel time door to door, overtime through the week and Saturdays, No out of hours call out, company van with fuel card.

The company have been trading since the Seventies, and are firmly established as one of the leading midlands based fire protection companies. They have a head office and 2 other sub branches, with a strong team of service engineers who cover all areas of fire protection, as well as service supervisors, technical support manager and service managers all there for first line support in the field.

As a fire extinguisher service engineer, your duties will include -

- Carrying out service/maintenance of firefighting equipment, including extinguishers, signs, fire blankets, hose reels and sprinkler systems
- Covering parts of the west midlands and east midlands including Coventry, Rugby and Leicester
- Carrying out test discharging and on-site refilling of extinguishers as necessary
- Attending other non-routine service calls as required.
- Being available to undertake work outside normal working hours in the rare event that this occurs.
- Installing and commissioning of new equipment
- Carrying out test-discharging and refilling of extinguishers at our workshops
- Preparing new extinguishers for sale
- Maintaining our equipment hire fleet
- Documenting the results of each and every visit to customer sites and forwarding to Service Delivery at agreed intervals.
- Maintaining the highest standard of quality, working to the FixFire 'Code of Practice for Extinguisher Service/Maintenance' and complying with all relevant British Standards and regulatory guideline

The suitable candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following demonstrable skills -

Previous experience as a fire extinguisher service engineer, or fire suppression systems
Hold a current BAFE certificate in accordance with BS5306
Ability to work with customers closely, advising and demonstrating the safe use of products
A clean drivers license
Flexibility towards overtime when necessary

The Package

Basic salary of up to £25K for the right person
All travel time paid door to door
Overtime payable through the week at a flat rate, however unsociable hours or Saturdays would be paid at Time & 1/2
Company Van with fuel card, no tracker fitted
28 days holiday, increasing 1 per year after 2 years
Mobile phone with built in PDA
Specialist tools, uniform and equipment provided
Workplace pension

Great opportunity to join a well established team with a family orientated attitude, with the chance to grow and continually develop with training and progression.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.