FM Engineer - CCTV/Fire Alarm Systems

Doncaster | Other

FM Engineer- CCTV/Fire Alarm Systems

HMP Doncaster

Full time, 40 hours


£33,000 Per annum, plus additional payment when working on the on-call rota


HMP & YOI Doncaster is a Category B prison and it predominantly serves the courts of South Yorkshire and currently holds up to 1,145 male prisoners over the age of 18. We are in the centre of Doncaster Town Centre within walking distance of the railway station and bus station. As a resettlement prison we work with our prisoners, particularly those serving less than 12-months, to ensure that they have the support they need for resettlement as well as access to the services and support available to them after release. Most of our prisoners are released back into South Yorkshire.


We have an opening for an FM Engineer to join our team. The purpose of this role is to carry out system reactive and preventative maintenance and additional works to all aspects of security systems, fire detection, life safety equipment and any other equipment within your capacities.

It is essential that they comply with Health & Safety legislation.


Some key responsibilities include:


  • Return necessary paperwork to Administration team or Manager as required
  • On a daily basis Advise the Line Manager on of the progress on the contract.
  • To participate and comply with material ordering and procurement procedures.
  • To assist in multi trade support of other members of the FM service team in completing work
  • The role is a key supporting function in the challenging environment of a secure establishment. The role calls for leadership and setting visible standards of personal performance and accountability and the post holder is expected to function with a degree of independence.


In return we can offer a supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK.


What you need to do the job:


This is an opportunity is for an individual who has ideally has experience within a similar role.

They must have good PC skills using Microsoft office (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Similarly, they must be competent in the use of Databases.

The successful candidate must have proven ability to install, test, commission and service, Access Control/Door Entry Systems Conventional Intruder Alarm Systems, Conventional, Addressable Fire Alarm Systems, IP & Analogue CCTV Systems.

As a minimum electrical/electronic ONC experience or equivalent is preferred.

The individual must have proven, extensive knowledge of Fire Protection Industry and of large security systems.

Additionally, they must have knowledge of BS EN 50131 Alarm Systems, BS EN 50132 CCTV System, BS EN 50133 Access Control, BS5839 Fire Detection Systems and of BS6266 Fire Protection for Electronic Equipment Installations.


Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives

A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.

Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 


What we offer


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days Holiday plus 8 bank holidays (33 days in total)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • An autonomous and supportive culture
  • Working in a tight knit, friendly team environment
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Serco Benefits package


About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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07/04/2023 02:55:00
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