Fire & Security

cctv engineer

What does a CCTV engineer do?

A CCTV engineer is responsible for the installation and maintenance of CCTV equipment and systems. CCTV engineers will have experience and knowledge working in the security and video surveillance industry. Companies that specialise in mass security and personal safety systems hire CCTV engineers that have this security and closed-circuit television experience.

The role of a CCTV engineer is not limited to just installation, however, and can also include troubleshooting, disassembling, repairing and monitoring alarm systems such as video cameras, remote access systems, audio surveillance and television monitors.

Other CCTV related roles include CCTV operator, Security Systems Engineer, Intruder Alarm Engineer, CCTV Installation and maintenance, CCTV Project Engineer, Installation and Provisioning Engineer.  

What skills does a CCTV engineer need and what can you earn?

CCTV engineers will be highly skilled with an educational certificate in engineering or electronic services. The skills required will vary dependant on the company, but experience in engineering, access control or security services will be highly sought after. CCTV engineers can earn between £22,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience.

 

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Manchester is one of the first modern industrial cities known for its warehouses, cotton mills, railway viaducts, canals and iconic architecture. Starting out as a small township Manchester expanded fast at the turn of the 19th century with a boom in textile manufacturing during the industrial revolution, which led to it becoming the world’s first industrialised city. 

Transport links within Manchester city make it a popular place to visit, from its port that directly links the city to the Irish sea, Manchester Airport, the busiest outside of London to Manchester Liverpool Road railway station and the Manchester Metrolink, the largest tram system in the UK.

Manchester is well known for its music scene which many popular bands have emerged from. Its main music venue is the Manchester Arena, the largest arena of its type in Europe. Manchester also boasts a thriving theatre, opera and dance scene hosted within the Manchester Opera House, Palace Theatre and Royal Exchange.

The city hosts many sporting events and is well known for its sport with two premier league football clubs Manchester United and Manchester City and in 2002 the city hosted the Commonwealth Games at the City of Manchester Stadium.