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Apprentice Fire and Security Engineer Triton Security Group Ltd

Assisting the Security Engineers with the installation, maintenance and commissioning of systems including Intruder Alarm, CCTV, Fire and Access control in accordance with Standards and guidelines. You will work towards a Level 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 11 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001776899

  • Positions

    1 available

Assisting the Security Engineers with the installation, maintenance and commissioning of systems including Intruder Alarm, CCTV both mobile and static systems, Fire and Access control in accordance with Standards and guidelines.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Installation of IP and analogue CCTV, using POE or wiring 12/24V PSU’s depending on the systems
  • Installation of data/extra low voltage cables incorporating correct segregation/ containment procedures
  • Termination of network cabling
  • Commissioning CCTV, Intruder systems and access control equipment as per current standards
  • Collating relevant paperwork as per industry standards for adopted/installed systems
  • Configuration of the equipment detection utilising analytics and conventional motion detection, managing false alarms
  • Linking CCTV to ARC (alarm receiving station) for offsite monitoring
  • Testing battery voltages on Rapid Deployment Towers (battery powered/Hydrogen fuelled)
  • Faulting finding on temporary and permanent systems including testing cables continuity, voltage, and currents
  • Servicing of systems as per company standards
  • Use of MEWPS (Once IPAF Certified)
  • Configuration of wired/wireless networks
  • System Design

Installation/servicing of intruder alarms and intercom:

  • Installation of both wired and wireless systems
  • Servicing of intruder systems as per company standards
  • Fault finding on intruder systems
  • Testing batteries for voltage and Ah following a discharge test using a calibrated testing equipment
  • Linking the systems to automatic gates
  • Configuration of systems as per industry standards and client needs
  • System Design

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service skills
  • Clean driving licence (due to travelling within the role)
  • IT literate

Personal qualities

  • Have a problem solving 'can do attitude'
  • Be prepared to occasionally dedicate their own time to further reading and research

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

  • Progression to engineer and further prospects following qualification

About the employer

Triton Security and Facilities Management Limited is a National firm providing professional security and facilities management services to businesses of all types and sizes, throughout the UK. 

The Triton management team has decades of experience in crime prevention, close security, and operational security, allowing us to offer expert advice to our clients and build the best team to fulfil all our customers’ needs.

Employer

Triton Security Group Ltd

Address

3 Gelderd Road

Birstall

Batley

WF17 9PY

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Training

Training provider

SKILLS FOR SECURITY LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills for Security Ltd

Level 3 Fire Emergency and Security Systems Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • College attendance is also a requirement, this will be on a block release basis depending on the employers preferred college. The rest of the time will be spent working
  • On the job experience and training partnered with a qualified installation/service engineer throughout the 3-year course
  • Functional skills if needed
  • ECS card 
  • IPAF
  • Various manufacturer product training courses

Apprenticeship standard

Fire emergency and security systems technician

Level 3 (A level)


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