Security Engineer (Alarm & Security Systems)






£14.50 to £22 Per Hour



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Security Engineer (Alarm & Security Systems)

Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan

Salary: Basic £14.5 - £16.5 per hour, OTE £19.4 - £22 per hour

Working Hours: 40+ per week

The Client:

Our client is a well-established engineering firm, providing a range of solutions such as fire detection and alarms, gates and barriers, and electronic security.

The Role:

As a Security Engineer, you will work on a 5 year upgrade project for a blue chip client, providing effective installation and commissioning of various security systems such as:

  • Intruder Alarm Systems
  • Access Control
  • CCTV IP & Analogue
  • Intercom
  • Remote Signalling Systems such as Dualcom

The right candidate will receive training to cover any areas where experience may be lacking.


  • Previously worked as a Security Engineer or in a similar role.
  • Proven technical background in security systems.
  • Understanding of Intruder Alarm systems, CCTV and Access Control Systems and Remote Signalling systems such as Dualcom.
  • Knowledge of British Standards for security systems (PD662, BS8243, BSEN50132).
  • Understanding of DVRs and their capabilities.
  • Able to be security checked in accordance with BS7858:2019.
  • Capable to work at height and in confined spaces.
  • Manual handling skills.
  • Experience with Lenel Access Control would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of the 18th edition of IEE wiring regulations would be beneficial.
  • Valid UK driving License.
  • Travel nationally and stay overnight when necessary.


  • Travel paid at single time
  • 60 hours per week available
  • Food allowance £15.00 per day
  • Area of work from Manchester down
  • Vehicle would be provided to lead engineer
  • Accommodation provided (Own Room), dependent on job either Travelodge or similar or sometimes an AirBnb

Apply now for this exceptional opportunity to work with a dynamic team and further enhance your career.

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