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Fire & Security Engineer

Primary job purpose

To provide an efficient, professional and comprehensive installation and maintenance service for a wide variety of security and integrated fire systems in residential and commercial properties.

Job structure

The position will report directly to the Installation and Service Manager and be based out of our head office in Oxford.

Key activities

  • Attending customer sites according to scheduled appointments
  • Installing small and large security and fire systems
  • Providing detailed onsite analysis of actual and potential system issues and communicating these clearly to the customer as required
  • Proposing and explaining work undertaken and identified requirements for additional works to the customer
  • Identifying opportunities for system additions by seeking to understand additional customer requirements
  • Ensuring that the customer is happy with the work undertaken and that the site is left in a clean and tidy state.

Skills and experience

  • Minimum 3 years working in the security industry
  • Solid working knowledge of Galaxy, Scantronic, Texecom, Castle, Intruder, Gent, Notifier, Advanced or Morley Fire, Paxton Access Control, FAAC and BFT Gates and quality CCTV Systems
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to work out of normal hours if necessary
  • Full driving licence – this position will require travel to customer sites
  • Able to competently trouble shoot all types of system
  • Able to think on your feet and to remain calm under pressure
  • Personable and equally able to work as part of a team or unsupervised where necessary
  • Keen to maintain extremely high standards of workmanship and a professional image at all times
  • Customer service focussed


Full training relevant to the job will be provided, depending on the candidate’s specific requirements and experience. Training will be provided both in-house and through external sources if required.

All Chris Lewis Fire & Security employees are encouraged to propose appropriate training where they feel it would be advantageous to their role.

The company is an Investor in People – committed to continual improvement of all employees – and an equal opportunities employer.

To apply

To discuss your application please contact Shireen Lawrence on 01865 782444.

No agencies please.