Ref: 1624613

Original Listing

Company: 1624613

Salary: 27,130 (+5,500 Outer London Weighting & MSA & vehicle) - (+excellent pension & benefits)

Closing Date: Closing date: 8 Apr 2019

Location: Engineer House, Woolwich, London, SE18 6XJ

DIO Security System Technician

Can you support MOD with securing some of the countries’ most important buildings and locations?

The Role

SSG assists the MoD and the wider Government Estate in meeting its security requirements.

Successful applicants will join a team described by industry auditors as “hard working and talented individuals – among the best in the business.” The role of an SSG field technician offers the successful applicant the chance to work on a variety of technically advanced projects protecting some of the nation’s most important assets.

The position advertised will provide support in relation to the installation and maintenance of security systems, whilst ensuring that a professional, efficient and cost-effective service is delivered to customers.

You will need to have had a recognised Engineering background, Engineering Apprenticeship and / or Engineering qualifications listed below.

Main Responsibilities

To understand and be competent to work safely on the installation and maintenance of a wide range of security systems including:

• Intruder Alarm Systems
• External & Perimeter Intruder Detection Systems
• CCTV Systems
• Automatic Access Control Systems
• Control Room IAS, CCTV & AACS Standard Monitoring Systems

Act as focal point on site with day to day liaison with customer.

Accurately estimate all materials and labour needed for minor works, additions and alterations. Order materials from suppliers and provide equipment lists to Project Manager as appropriate.

Provide technical assistance at all levels, create solutions to technical problems including designs. Undertake trade supervision as required

To participate in on-call rota, to undertake all job-related administration in an accurate and timely way.

Full functional training will be provided for certain systems to suit the business need.

Travel Requirements

Successful applicants will be tasked from SSG’S regional office in Woolwich. Work is predominately at SSG Customer’s sites in London and the South East geographic region and depending on the successful applicant’s home locations this may involve regular and frequent periods of detached duty. In addition, the post holder may be required to provide support to other SSG regions as necessary and therefore have periods of detached duty in the UK and possibly overseas.

You will need a Full UK Driving Licence as you will be required to carry tools and equipment on a daily basis. You will be provided with a company vehicle with the choice of a vehicle with private use which will be eligible for taxable benefit, or a van for business use which will be tax exempt. You will be included on the roster for ‘out of hours’ calls for which you will receive a call out allowance (including recall to duty allowance when called out), opportunities for overtime, detached duty visits (overnight stays) and travelling time depending on business needs. Daily travel time payments are made if journeys meet certain criteria.

This role may require the successful applicant to work away from home at times providing support to the other SSG teams that work in other regions of the country & staying in overnight accommodation as required.

Environment Factors/Hazards Associated with the Post

The applicant will be required to undertake occasional work within Radiological and Explosive Storage areas.

About our Team

SSG is a business unit of the MOD with over 200 staff located throughout the UK and overseas responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of security systems across the MOD and government estate.

Working within SSG’s Operations Team you will be part of a dedicated group of MOD Security Engineers providing key specialist installation and maintenance services, delivering MOD’s highest level of electronic security systems to protect the Nation’s assets.

To find out more about SSG and our specialist role within Government and MOD please visit;

SSG is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and so welcomes applications from anyone who meets the standard requirements. However, females are currently under-represented in our department and we would therefore particularly welcome applications from individuals in this group.

About DIO

DIO is part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). We play a vital role in supporting Defence by leading and managing the delivery of what the Armed Forces need to live, work, train and deploy on operations. Our people share the common goal of supporting our Armed Forces through management of the military estate. See more on Defence Infrastructure Organisation - GOV.UK

To find out more about us, take a look at the attached Quick Guide to DIO or you can view our YouTube video to see more about our work

To help achieve our objectives, we believe in six important values (Safety first, Collaboration, Integrity, Agility, Accountability and Enthusiasm) that underpin our vision and mission. These values equip us for the future and shape how we work together. These values are designed by DIO for DIO.