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Senior Fire Commissioning Engineer

Requisition ID: 48397

Domain: Engineering/HVAC

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Senior Fire Commissioning Engineer to join our team working on our contract with Transport for London on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, working between the hours of 10:00pm – 06:00an. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Senior Fire Commissioning Engineer will be responsible for fire detection integration of fire systems between Crossrail and London underground. Operating out of our London office, this is to cover an area across London, therefore a valid Driving License is essential.

What will you deliver?

  • Identifying and correcting faults/issues with varying types of fire alarm detection, suppression and alarm equipment installed at client’s sites

  • Carrying out technical investigations and collating reports for submission

  • Ensuring that disruption to the client’s premises is kept to a minimum during corrective works

  • Ensuring that all works are carried out in timely manner and comply with the relevant standards (BS5839pt 1 2013, BS5306 etc.)

  • Collation and submission of all evidence of works – printouts/engineers sheets/test results

  • Maintaining good relationships with the customer

  • Identifying technical issues with the systems being worked on and carrying out corrective actions

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave increasing to 25 days once 2 years service is reached (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Approved electrician, having served a minimum 3 year apprenticeship in electrical contracting or having achieved equivalent academic qualifications to City and Guilds or equivalent standard
  • Possess knowledge of all applicable current British standards as well as knowledge of Fire Detection Alarm Systems
  • Good working knowledge of BS5839pt 1 2013
  • Ideally hold City & Guilds or similar in electrical/electronic field
  • Hold a full UK Driving licence
  • Extensive knowledge of the following system’s Kentec, AEL, Vesda, Gas suppression, Waterfog
  • LUL Fire system knowledge including processes and procedures
  • LU access passes/permits (including Sentinel)

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.


As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.


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