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Security Systems Cumbria – PWS Systems, intruder alarms, fire alarms, CCTV installers Cumbria and Carlisle

Apprentice Vacancy – Fire & Security Systems Engineer – PWS Systems Cumbria Ltd – Carlisle – Wigton – Workington – Whitehaven – Lake District

Job Description/Skills Required:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Fire & Security Apprentice Engineer at a growing company based in Wigton, Cumbria. The purpose of the role is to carry out the installation and maintenance of Fire Alarm Systems, Intruder Alarms, Analogue & IP CCTV, Access Control and Intercom Systems. The successful applicant would have excellent long-term prospects as the company continues to grow and would benefit from joining a small team where they can receive more intensive training and full support throughout their apprenticeship. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person who is enthusiastic, hardworking and wants to learn new skills.

Main Duties include:

  • Installation & maintenance of Fire Alarm and Security Systems
  • Assisting company engineers with their duties
  • Confident and polite liaison with company employees and customers
  • Completion of all relevant job paperwork
  • Handover & Training of systems to customers
  • Working to company procedures and following all health & safety guidelines
  • Provide outstanding service to customers and building solid working relationships
  • Clean and tidy appearance in uniform provided

 These duties are not exhaustive and other duties may be required from time to time. It is also anticipated that the duties will progress over time.

 General site working hours 8am – 4:30pm excluding travelling which will be paid separately per hour. Candidate must be able to get to and from our Wigton based office.

 Driving licence and access to own vehicle would be preferred but is not essential for the right candidate who is looking to achieve this within an agreed timescale. IT skills would also be desirable.

Probationary period applies.

 Will be required to attend weekly day release at Access Training in Team Valley, Gateshead.

Qualifications Required:

GCSE Grades A-C/4-9 in English and Maths are essential for the role.

Personal Qualities:

 Excellent communication skills, and a confident and pleasant manner

 Ambitious and eager to learn

 Self-motivated and able to use own initiative

 An extremely good attitude towards work, employees and customers

 Be reliable and punctual

 Clean and tidy appearance

Apprenticeship Standard

Fire, Emergency and Security Systems Level 3