Trades & Services

Fire Technician

Full Time

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: 24,000 to 27,000
Posted: 14 Jan 2022
Closes: 11 Feb 2022
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management
Region / Division: UK & Ireland
Reference: 11049

Role Responsibility:

This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.

We have an opportunity for a Fire Technician to join our team based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 0EX. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 16:00. Overtime may also be available.

As Fire Technician, you will operate to deliver fire planned and reactive maintenance and respond as necessary to all incidents as directed to minimise business disruption and operational down time.

Key responsibilities will include:

Undertake all works in accordance with the SLA and KPI’s, site policies Health and Safety rules and regulations.

Oversee on-site contractors, ensuring their work is satisfactorily completed.

Respond to defects, faults and client requests and work with others to identify root causes to prevent reoccurrence.

Maintain records and produce reports as required.

Ensure all planned maintenance tasks are completed within the designated time period to enable full compliance.

The Ideal Candidate:


To be successful for this role, you will have experience in working in a commercial or industrial FM service delivery environment and will also have an understanding of the installed building engineering services.

IOSH supervise safety, ONC engineering or NVQ3 engineering would also be advantageous.


Salary of £24,000 to £27,000 depending on experience.

Annual retention bonus of £2,000 (pro-rata for part time employees), subject to maintaining Clearance requirements.

33 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays, plus 2.5 Privilege days per year.

Company pension scheme with employer contributions.

G4S Life Assurance Scheme.

Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users.

Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.

Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics).

Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.

Please be aware that due to the nature of the business security clearance to a high government level will be required.