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Fire Maintenance Engineer SPC

Requisition ID: 59059

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Fire Maintenance Engineer SPC to join our team on our TFL contract in London. This is a permanent full-time role working 40 hours per week on a complex shift pattern. On offer is a competitive salary, benefits package, and the opportunity for paid overtime.


You will be directly responsible for a number of activities with regards to the Preventative Planned Maintenance (PPM) at various locations primarily TFL Premises.  The scope may cover Fire Detection, Wet and Dry Fire Suppression, Passive Fire protection and First aid firefighting equipment.  You will ensure that all tasks are carried out to comply with relevant standards.

There will be an expectation of the successful candidate to have a good understanding of Risk Management and the ability to work autonomously to deliver successful contract outcomes.

Shift pattern-Sunday-Thursday 10pm-6am

What will you deliver?

  • Manage all Health and Safety issues onsite.
  • Deliver toolbox talks in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all engineers on site are adhering to the Health and Safety Rules and are working efficiently.
  • Liaise with the H&S officers and Clients during PGI’s audits
  • Ensure all plant and equipment is in place liaising with the supervisor.
  • Ensure Denied Frustrated Access (DFA) forms are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure engineering times and data input are correct and logged to Equans PDA system correctly for all staff undertaking this activity.
  • Calibration / PAT testing of plant is maintained, and in date.
  • Identifying technical issues with the systems being worked on and carrying out corrective actions.
  • Identifying potential remedial works during PPM/reactive visits and supplying accurate scopes of work to enable quote generation.
  • Collation and submission of all evidence of works – printouts/before & after photographs/ test results & report (via handheld device).
  • Ensuring that all works are carried out in timely manner and comply with the relevant standards (BS5839pt 1 2013, BS5306 etc).
  • Identifying and correcting faults/issues with varying types of fire detection, suppression and alarm equipment installed at client’s sites.
  • Provide advice on new potential business opportunities and initiatives that may arise.
  • Identifying and recommending system/service improvements and/or or variations from BS5839 pt 1 2013, BS5306 etc) during PPM/reactive visits and supplying accurate scopes of work.
  • Ensure that all works are compliant with Method statements and SSOW.

Outcome, Results and Key Performance Indicators

  • Maintain use of the company’s PDA / activity capture software (Movilizer), ensuring the information gathered and uploaded is accurate and detailed at all times.
  • Ensure all works are completed safely and in line with the Health and Safety at work act 1974 maintaining a Duty of care to all who may be affected by the works being carried out and to EQUANS as the employer.
  • Maintain performance to achieve all targets set are met.
  • Adhere to Fleet standards to Ensure Company FORS accreditation is maintained, undertaking training via the dedicated FORS portal.
  • Adhere to Fleet requirements completing daily vehicle checks and reporting defects to main vehicle ensuring it is road worthy.
  • Maintaining competencies and role specific certification at all times making copies available on request.
  • Scope of work is delivered to programme.
  • Ensuring quality of work delivered Is to a high standard.
  • Maximising safety when undertaking any works and ensuring company policies are followed.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, car or car allowance, bonus and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ 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 WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Extensive work on Fire Detection, Suppression, Portable assets. Both PPM & Reactive.
  • TLL Grade 1 fire accreditation (desirable, but not essential).
  • Electrician NVQ level 2 (or proof of good electrical awareness.
  • LU access passes/permits.
  • Product training (Kentec, AEL, Gent, Notifier, Apollo, Hochiki etc).
  • Formal Qualification or equivalent in an appropriate discipline is desirable. Depth and breadth of experience will be taken into account where these qualifications have not been attained.
  • Capable of reading drawings and schematics.
  • London Underground working permits.
  • Works autonomously to manage own work and within a team environment.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Product training where required (Kentec, AEL, Gent, Notifier, Morley, ADT MX, Siemens, Apollo, Hochiki etc).
  • Computer literate, being able to send emails and be familiar with working computer tablets and applications. 

This role includes a DBS Basic check therefore ability to pass is essential.

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.

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 WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

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.