Fire & Security

fire & security engineer

What does a Fire & Security Engineer do? 

No day is the same for a Fire & Security Engineer, the role is varied and includes the installation, servicing and commissioning of large commercial fire or intruder alarm systems, CCTV and access control systems. Fire & Security Engineer roles include; Fire Alarm Engineer, Alarm Installation Engineer, Security Installation Engineer, Security Service Engineer, Warden Call Service Engineer, Fire Alarm Small Works Engineer, Security Project Engineer.

What skills does a Fire & Security Engineer need? 

Skills required of a Fire & Security Engineer will vary depending on the company needs but general skills include engineering and knowledge of security systems in intruder alarms, CCTV, Access Control and Door Entry.  

Fire & Security Engineers will also be required to have a driving license to be able to visit client sites and successfully pass security screening and DBS.  

What does a Fire & Security Engineer earn? 

Fire & Security Engineers earnings depend on experience and skill level, but the average salary can range from £20,000 - £35,000. Extra benefits often include overtime, company vehicle, paid travel time and increased pay on weekends. 

 

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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.