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We?re Looking For An Experienced Fire Alarm Commissioning Engineer To Join Our Successful Team

Due to our ongoing growth and projected future contracts, Grainger Fire & Security are looking for an experienced engineer to join our successful team.

The successful applicant should be experienced in commissioning large fire alarm systems and have a good knowledge of BS5839 / HTM / and BS7671 with good knowledge of Advanced Electronics, Apollo Fire Detection Devices. Knowledge of Morley, Notifier & Ziton ZP3 Systems would also be beneficial.

Salary negotiable. Mainly North West working but occasional nationwide working will be required.



  • Liaise with and take direction from the Contracts Manager and Site Supervisors to ascertain the Commissioning requirement/strategy for the project, in accordance with the technical
  • Conduct factory acceptance testing / off site demonstrations to client and provide operator training based on the systems implemented.
  • Work within project time constraints, identifying and communicating without delay any potential risks to the program delivery dates or technical solutions offered
  • Document commissioning tests, utilise and modify project documentation e.g. project plans, cause and effects, general wiring diagrams to  a consistently high level throughout the life of a project for inclusion in project O&M manuals or handover documentation to Service Department
  • Conform to all site processes and procedures/RAMS etc
  • Commissioning of systems. Including witness testing and demonstration
  • Updating and maintaining system software/ graphics.
  • Carrying out Fault finding / diagnostics / client reporting
  • Advising and assisting with systems designs /  establish C&E / conduct site surveys
  • Maintain a log of any software and hardware defects and report back to the Contracts Manager.
  • Be aware of and comply with the commissioning strategy and methodology.
  • To understand and be an integral part of commissioning process with third party subcontractors and other engineers.
  • Take responsibility for proving/testing system/software configuration activities and cause & effect functionality.
  • Be aware of programme for commissioning activities against milestones.
  • Undertake any relevant training as arranged by the Contract Managers.
  • Ensure all relevant H&S requirements are complied with in accordance with current legislation and the procedures specified within the contract.
  • Ensure compliance with the internal/site Quality Procedures.
  • Be responsible for Health & Safety, ensuring Site conditions are Safe and personnel/<span class=SpellE>sub contractors</span> are working in a safe manner in accordance to RAMs.


Please send your CV to our Carrington Office or contact Andy Yates on 0161 7776700.

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Added By Ian Ditchfield, 13/09/2016