Fire Alarms Lead Technician

Fire Alarm Lead Technician

£35,510 - £44,197 plus, £1,750 location allowance and excellent benefits, including a Civil Service pension
Based in Hanslope Park near Milton Keynes, MK19 7BH, with the flexibility of hybrid working depending on business need.

You're an expert in fire alarm systems, dedicated to upholding standards and finding effective solutions. Put simply, you’ve got the kind of skills that keep people and places safe. Now let’s apply them to globally impactful projects.

At FCDO Services, we protect the UK’s interests at home and overseas. We design and construct secure government buildings, courier diplomatic packages worldwide, safeguard government tech, and a whole lot more.

Our work is as varied and vital as it gets, but we never lose sight of our people. Their skills, aspirations and growth mean as much as the global mission we're on. In our world, it all matters.

Keep safety systems running smoothly worldwide.

Each day in this role, you'll be the person making sure our customers’ fire alarm systems are always reliable and fully operational. Whether you’re producing material lists from CAD drawings, overseeing installations with precision, or conducting diagnostic checks to uncover faults, your expertise and dedication will shine through in all you do.

Beyond safety, collaboration is also vital in this role. You'll be working closely with design engineers to turn their plans into reality. Alongside the electrical team, you'll provide essential support during installations, you’ll play a crucial role in coordinating IT resources, tools, equipment, and work instructions.

Support colleagues' growth as you enhance your own

As an expert in this field, you'll freely share your knowledge of fire alarm systems with colleagues, helping them develop their understanding. Along with this, you'll make sure project managers stay in the loop to keep everything running smoothly for customers and stakeholders.

With two years of hands-on experience in the world of fire alarm systems, you've not only gained technical confidence but also a strong understanding of various systems, including Gent Vigilon. Additionally, your knowledge of BS 5839 British Standards and knowledge of electrical installations make you a well-rounded professional, ready to tackle any exciting challenges that come your way.

Discover a career that could take you anywhere.

When you join us, you’ll be helping to protect the nation’s interests at home and overseas. This is a role with global reach, so you’ll need to be willing to travel where projects need you.

Working with us you’ll help keep people, information, and assets safe around the world. It’s a role you can feel proud of; and we aim to make every part of your career just as rewarding. That’s why when you join us, expect to receive a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement and a Civil Service Pension. Along with this, you’ll also have access to training and other development opportunities to help grow your career with us. Our offices have an on-site gym, nursery, café, and restaurant, and we offer interest-free loans on season tickets and bikes to help you get there. It's a great set of benefits made to support all you do, and all you need.

A note on security clearance

Every single colleague must be security cleared before joining us. If you’re successful in your application, we’ll ask you to undergo our vetting process to achieve Developed Vetting (DV) clearance. You can find out more about vetting on our website:

It takes a diverse team to protect a diverse world.

The vital work we do takes an incredible community of colleagues, with different skills, backgrounds, cultures, and identities. We support every individual, so that you always know you’re welcome and valued. It is what makes us a Disability Confident employer. And why we are recognised as a ‘Carer Confident’ workplace. And it’s how you know you’re joining an inspiring, inclusive organisation.

Job summary

£35,510 - £44,197 plus Location Allowance and excellent benefits
Hanslope Park
Closing Date
06 June 2024 at midnight

Further information

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  • 1.  Role Profile
  • 2.  Extra Information
  • 3.  Civil Service Recruitment Principles
  • 4.  Civil Service Code