Royal Mail Property & Facilites Fire and Security Engineer - Covering PE area

Date: 25-Nov-2022

Location: Peterborough, GB, PE4 5PE

Company: Royal Mail Group

We are now recruiting for a mobile Fire and Security Engineer covering PE postcode area with flexbility to cover adjacent post codes when required.
Job reference number 291890


Salary - £33,100 per annum plus standby allowance £280 per week, when on rota, and appropriate overtime rate when attending the call, 20 days annual leave, increasing with service, and bank holidays. 


Contract Type: Permanent
The Role
Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions are looking for a Fire and Security Engineer to join our Facilities Maintenance Team working in the Peterborough postcode area.
Full time 37.5 hours per week - typical attendance will be 08:00 until 16:00 Monday to Friday however, flexibility is essential. 

The successful applicant will be required to join an out of hours callout rota 1 in 4  weeks covering a wider area. 
We are looking to offer Permanent contracts. 
What does Excellence look like in this role? 

In this role, you will be expected to have excellent technical knowledge of fire and security systems and be expected to work on multiple FM systems with the majority of the work being fire and security maintenance. A flexible approach to work and be willing to travel to different sites within a specified geographical area. A vehicle will be provided for required travel. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to discuss work and progress with customers and managers and excellent organisational skills.


You are required to have a full UK Driving Licence.


Who will this role work with to achieve excellence? 
You will report directly into the Area Manager and will work with customers on site, other engineers and sub-contractors on a daily basis.


What needs to be done in this role to achieve this? 
- Maintenance of fire and security systems on numerous commercial sites
- Expert fault finding and providing advice and guidance to customers 
- Supply knowledge in a range of technical situations, making personal judgments on how to undertake work to achieve quality, cost and time objectives
- Provide technical advice and guidance to other staff and customers in order to resolve problems.
- Manage the delivery of Corrective and Planned Maintenance to meet the performance measures detailed in the contract.
- Liaise with customers’ representatives on a day to day basis to ensure customer requirements are fully met.
- Check and ensure all appropriate and approved paperwork is completed.
- Make personal judgments on how to undertake work to achieve cost, quality and contractual objectives
- Act as a role model for safety, setting an example to colleagues and customers
- Manage the relationship with the customer, and liaise with customers to ensure that the customer is fully informed and project a positive professional image of self and Royal Mail P&FS. 


What technical knowledge, skills and experience is required? 
- Successful applicants must hold the FIA qualifications 1+ 5

- Fully conversant with Honeywell Galaxy intruder systems & Honeywell NET-AX access control
- Good working knowledge of Fire, Intruder Alarms, CCTV, IP and Networked systems.
- The role holder must be able to maintain systems to NSI Standards
- Assistance on installation projects may be required
- The applicant must be able to work safely and comply with Royal Mail PFS safety standards and Safe Systems of Work
- Experience in fault finding and diagnosis with the ability to provide advice and guidance to others across all systems where required.
- The ability to communicate effectively with customers, explaining technical issues.
- The ability to analyse and understand complex technical issues in relation to electrical systems
- Ideally you will be IPAF and MEWP trained and qualified, and be comfortable working at heights.
- Experience of dealing with Customers in a commercial environment.
- Applicants must hold a valid UK driving licence (no endorsements preferable) as this vacancy will involve travel within a specified geographical area.
- Computer literacy skills an advantage
What behaviours and personal competence is needed? 
- Acts as a role model for safety, setting positive examples to peers
- Keeps customers informed on progress and outcomes
- Willing to share expertise and knowledge
- Committed to personal development
- Strives to deliver beyond expectations
- Remains calm under pressure

About Us
Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions is responsible for upgrading and safely maintaining one of the largest corporate real estates and property portfolios in Europe, with over 2,600 sites.
We pride ourselves in working to the highest standards of both technical assurance and customer service.  It’s our job to support Royal Mail in being the best delivery company in the UK and that it is fit for delivering to 29 million addresses nationwide, six days a week.
Through our core delivery pillars of Real Estate & Value Generation, Property Programmes & Projects, and Workplace Services, Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions plays a key role in keeping the mail moving.
Royal Mail Property & Facilities Solutions employs 3000 employees and is owned by Royal Mail Group Ltd.


We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.

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