Fire Alarm Service Engineer

Location Cornwall
Discipline: Engineering
Job type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: OTE of £45,000 per annum
Contact name: Mike Burnett

Contact email:

​Are you a fire alarm engineer looking for your next role in the Cornwall area? My client, a leading fire alarm engineering company covering the UK, are recruiting for a qualified Fire Alarm Service Engineer to cover the Cornwall area. This position requires a high level of technical expertise and the ability to work in various environments. The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to safety.

The client operates a 24 hour on call service so this role requires you to be on the out of hours call rota every 3-6 weeks depending on cover, and you will be informed and be given an opportunity to advise what dates you are available to be on call.

This is a full time permanent role with OTE of up to £45,000, and you will be required to hold a full clean drivers licience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform service and maintenance on Fire Alarm and Emergency Lights.

  • Conduct inspections and tests to ensure systems are functioning properly and in compliance with regulations.

  • Troubleshoot and repair any issues with fire protection equipment.

  • Install new fire protection systems as needed.

  • Maintain accurate records of service performed and parts used.

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure timely completion of projects to be able to report system defects/problems accurately to be able to work unsupervised for periods of time Complete Paperwork to a professional standard.

  • Organise own scheduling and replenishment van stock.

Required Experience

  • Previous experience as a fire engineer or in a similar role is essential with at least 1 years experience.

  • Knowledge of fire protection systems and equipment.

  • Familiarity with power tools and hand tools used in the installation and maintenance of fire protection systems.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


  • 22 days holiday + Paid Christmas close down.

  • Standby call out rate of £15 per day plus site attendance at double time.

  • Company van and fuel card Mobile phone.

  • Company pension.

  • Sick pay.

  • Test equipment, work wear, PPE and power tools provided.

  • Bonus scheme.

If you are passionate about fire protection and have the necessary experience, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join a team of dedicated professionals!

Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.