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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