Trainee Life Safety Systems Engineer

The SmartList
£25,000 per annum
11 Sep 2017
09 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

n over 33 years our client has established a reputation as an industry leading Life Safety Specialist. Bringing together high quality products from only the best manufacturers they exceed expectation and provide excellence in the systems and services they provide. Due to continued growth, they are looking to expand their existing team with the addition of a highly motivated and career minded individual to train in life safety systems engineering

This appointment will be based from home and offers the successful candidate the opportunity to travel around the UK developing their technical and process skills with training on a wide range of life safety systems and equipment types installed within our blue chip customer sites.


  • To work fully supervised learning how to deliver various life safety system engineering works as directed by the office and field management team in accordance with industry standards and company procedures
  • To complete electronic reporting in accordance with Company procedures
  • To improve personal work skills through theoretical and practical in field and external industry regulated training, with a view to progressing toward a specific engineering role
  • To always present and conduct oneself appropriately given the nature and importance of our clients

About You

  • You must hold a full driving licence suitable for UK use, maximum of 3 penalty points
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel & emails
  • Enthusiastic and proactive with a flexible approach
  • Willingness and drive to succeed to further progress within you career
  • A general interest in electrical / electronic engineering
  • Fluent in English, ideally as a first language
  • Highly motivated
  • A fluent and confident communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Grade C GCSE or above equivalent in Maths, English and any technical related subject (Desirable)
  • City & Guilds 231 Electrical Parts 1 & 2 / IEEE 17th Edition / ONC in Electronic Engineering or equivalent (Desirable)
  • Any previous knowledge or understanding of life safety equipments, such as fire alarms, emergency lighting, voice alarms, fire extinguishers (Desirable)
  • Previous experience of writing any Word or Excel documents with high attention to detail and accuracy (Desirable)


  • Full in house and external training, Uniform, Vehicle, Mobile, Laptop, Test Equipment, PPE, Loyalty Holiday Scheme, Christmas Shutdown, PRP Bonus scheme in development , private healthcare scheme & a pension option