Communications & Electrical Technician

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £24,799 - £26,999

Hours: Full time - 37 hours per week

Work Pattern: Mon - Fri

Location: Command Headquarters

An opportunity has arisen within our ICT team for a Communications & Electrical Technician which will be based within our Headquarters in Sheffield.

The post holder will be providing technical electrical maintenance support to SYFR’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) department, responsible for planned reactive and remedial maintenance to service communications electrical systems and vehicle fleet communications electrical systems.

Duties will include:

• Installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, (including power supplies) to SYFR’s ICT infrastructure and vehicle fleet.
• The organisation and delivery of a rolling programme of all communications equipment testing for the SYFR fire service.
• The maintenance of battery chargers, special low voltage (12 & 24V) used for emergency lighting circuits and station alarm systems, turnout lighting, communications equipment, intercom systems on hydraulic platforms and turntable ladders, and batteries for PA and emergency systems.

Key to this role is provision of standby cover for attending emergency work associated with maintaining the operational efficiency of the ‘turn-out system’. You will need extensive knowledge and understanding of building services including electrical, mechanical, H&V, plumbing, building and ICT/Comms issues.

You will need a current full driving licence, a C&G Electrical Installation and/or Communications Qualification or significant equivalent experience.

For more information about the role contact Steven Locking on 0114 253 2272.

An application form for the role can be found here or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 28 February 2020.

Interviews will be held week commencing 12 March 2020.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.


This content was last updated on February 06th, 2020