Fire & Emergency Security System Apprentice Engineer


Salary: National Minimum Wage for apprentices

Posted: 2020-08-24

Start Date: 2020-10-05

Recruiter: Thompson AVC

Job Description

  • To assist Engineers on call outs / breakdowns and fault finding
  •  To assist in carrying out full installations and full PPM servicing of the various systems as above.
  • To work whilst supervised, as part of an install or servicing team.
  • To undertake on and off the job training.
  • Working away from home when required.
  • Any other duties as directed by a Level 1 Engineer or more senior management team member.
  • To take ownership of allocated tasks.
  • Comply with company procedures and documentation.

Desired skills

  1. Ability to understand and follow instructions and procedures.
  2. Oral and written communication skills. 
  3.  Comprehend and understand technical training.
  4. Ability to work at heights.
  5. Be able to work as part of a team
  6. Methodical approach.
  7. To demonstrate ownership/responsibility of a task from start to completion.
  8. Literacy
  9. IT skills

Prospects:  a guaranteed full time, permanent position for the right applicant following successful completions and attainment of the FESS apprenticeship qualification.

Personal qualities

  • A commitment to delivering excellence
  • Reliability
  • Honesty
  • Aptitude for learning
  • Flexibility
  • Enthusiasm
  • Feedback skills
  • Courteous and respectful to others

Qualifications required

Good level of general education, specifically functional skills.

Should have a desire to obtain a full driving licence

Future prospects:

To progress and develop within an established business, experiencing all disciplines related to the Life Safety and Security System industry.

Employer Overview

Things to consider:

Will need to be happy to attend educational provision in Birmingham every 9-10 weeks for 3 days.

Should be prepared if a non-driver to make efforts to get to site/meet with colleagues for transport to sites.

Questions for candidates:

1. Why would you like to work in the Life Safety and Security System Industry, specifically our organisation?

2. Why do you think we should hire you?