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Project Engineers - National

Reference:                       PROENG01

Job Title:                         PROJECT ENGINEER

Reports to:                      PROJECT MANAGER

Location:                         MIDLANDS

Core Hours:                    0830 – 1700

Role Purpose

To assist the Project Team in the technical execution and co-ordination of a wide range of Systems integrated contracts with safe and timely delivery, coordinating and managing the day to day site activities, carrying out installation and commissioning works and managing site engineering team along with our subcontract teams during the installation and commissioning stages.

To install and commission security systems and to provide customers with a service in accordance with the Company’s published standards and to conform to all relevant British Standards

Role Responsibilites:

  • Control, install and execution of Installation Projects within contract budget and timescales
  • Co-ordination of daily site activities including internal and external interfaces and sub-contractor resource
  • Liaise with clients and attend site meetings to ensure the ongoing relationship is upheld
  • Project change control: understanding requirements and planning resource to meet these


  • Liaison with subcontract suppliers and supply chain for materials
  • Production of accurate project reports as directed by the Project Manager
  • Accurate and timely completion of paperwork
  • Deliver Excellent Customer Service at all times
  • Communication with Project Manager/Supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Understanding Security, access control and CCTV security disciplines, integrated and standalone solutions.
  • Working knowledge of CDM regulations on projects
  • Experience in working both independently and in a team-orientated environment
  • Experience/knowledge of networks, network architectures and client server topologies useful
  • Relevant qualification/experience in the electronic security industry
  • Experience of working in a Project orientated environment
  • Current full driving license
  • Preferred equipment knowledge:-
      • IDS – Galaxy, Pyronix, Gaurdall
      • Access – NEDAP, Paxton, PAC
      • VMS – Geutebreuk, Milestone, Cortech, Indigo Vision
      • Intercoms – Zenitel, Commend, BPT
      • PIDS – South West Microwave, Geoquip, Senstar, Gallagher

Skills and Behaviours

  • Highly organised with experience of dealing with multiple staged tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fully conversant with current products within security industry
  • Good attention to detail, commitment to delivering excellent levels of customer service
  • Responsible and pro-active enthusiastic attitude, ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Effective team player
  • Flexibility to travel


  • Competitive Salary
  • 10 Statutory & 20 Annual Holidays Increasing to 25 Annual After 1 Year
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual Flu Jab
  • Flexible Working Opportunities
  • Progression Opportunities

You will be provided with a company vehicle, laptop and mobile phone to carry out your duties


Additional Information for Applicants

Pointer is a values driven organization which is celebrating it’s 50th year in 2022. It is a specialist electronic security and fire detection integrator employing 160 colleagues across the UK, with annual revenues of £17,000,000. We pride ourselves on delivering excellence to all our customers many of which are blue chip. Delivery of excellence stems from our colleagues who are our greatest assets.

Many of our colleagues are long serving, often having started as part of our long running apprentice scheme. Our culture is based on trust, respect, empowerment, engagement and customer focus.

We are an IIP Gold accredited organization with aspirations to be Platinum accredited within the next 2 years.

Pointer specialises in the design, installation, service, maintenance and monitoring of electronic security systems and has an in-depth knowledge of and experience in the delivery of large-scale projects for blue-chip clients that recognise the importance of managing risk to their staff, property, and key data.  Our Values are Passion, Respect, Integrity, Delivery and Expertise.

The market sectors in which we work include Utilities, Oil and Gas, Banking and Financial, Retail and Distribution and Custodial.

To apply get in contact by sending your CV to recruitment@pointer.co.uk with the job reference above