Security Installation Engineer

Integral UK LTD
London
GBP 80,000 - 100,000
Job description
About Us

At Hall & Kay, we deliver complex fire protection and security solutions to protect what matters most to our clients. As technical experts our focus is on the lifetime value of a project. Meaning we can design, supply, install, test and maintain all types of sprinkler, gas suppression, fire detection, and integrated security systems. With 140+ year trading experience and a strong project delivery culture, we are proud to have built lasting relationships with some of the UK’s most respected companies in all areas of industry and construction.

Summary of Role

You will oversee the installation and integration of security systems for our client, delivering a high-quality service to our customers.

What you will be doing

  • System Design: Collaborate with clients and project managers to design security systems tailored to their specific needs and requirements. Develop detailed installation plans and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Installation: Execute the installation of security systems including CCTV cameras, access control systems, alarm systems, and other related technologies. Install hardware, wiring, and peripherals according to project specifications and safety guidelines.
  • Integration: Integrate security systems with existing infrastructure, networks, and software platforms. Configure system settings, protocols, and interfaces to ensure seamless operation and interoperability with other components.
  • Testing and Commissioning: Conduct thorough testing and commissioning of installed security systems to verify functionality, performance, and compliance with client expectations. Troubleshoot any issues and make necessary adjustments to achieve optimal operation.
  • Documentation: Create comprehensive documentation of installation procedures, configurations, and system integrations. Maintain accurate records of equipment inventory, wiring diagrams, and test results for future reference and troubleshooting purposes.
  • Training: Provide training to clients and end-users on how to operate and maintain security systems effectively. Offer guidance on best practices for security management, system administration, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Customer Support: Offer technical support to clients during and after the installation process. Address any questions, concerns, or issues promptly and professionally to ensure customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that all installations meet quality standards and regulatory requirements. Conduct regular inspections and audits to assess the performance and reliability of installed systems and recommend improvements as needed.

What we will need from you

  • Proven experience in installing and integrating security systems, including CCTV, access control, and alarm systems (essential).
  • Strong technical skills in electrical wiring, network configuration, and system integration (essential).
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to security technology (essential).
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail (essential).
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with clients, colleagues, and vendors (essential).
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously (essential).
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., Certified Security System Installer, Certified Low Voltage Technician) (highly desirable).

What you can expect in return

  • Competitive & negotiable salary depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and option to buy 5 days and sell 2 days
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Van
  • Company Funded Health Cash Plan
  • Hours: 36.5 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 8.45 – 16.40, Friday 8.45 – 4pm)

How to apply

Please submit a tailored CV detailing your experience relevant to this role.

Additional Company information

What sets us apart? Our culture. What we call ‘the Hall & Kay way’.…it’s a people thing. Put simply, we know we can achieve more when we work as a team – with clients, with the communities we serve and in our own business. Our people create safety every single day, using their skills and experience to adapt to changing situations and rise to the challenges presented to them. It’s our people that make us trusted to deliver.

Find out more about us and what our people say about us.

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