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At OC Services, we pride ourselves on being a disability confident committed employer. This means that we are dedicated to creating an inclusive and accessible workplace for individuals with disabilities. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key factors in driving innovation and success within our company. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all individuals, regardless of their disability, and we strive to ensure that all employees feel valued and respected. We have implemented various policies and practices to support employees with disabilities, such as flexible working arrangements, reasonable accommodations, and accessibility training for all staff. We also regularly review and update our policies to ensure that they align with the latest guidelines and best practices for supporting individuals with disabilities in the workplace. As a disability confident committed employer, we are dedicated to breaking down barriers and creating a work environment where all employees can thrive and reach their full potential

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Junior Security Engineer

We are looking for a Junior Security Engineer to join our team on a full-time permanent basis. The successful candidate will receive ongoing training & guidance to become a fully qualified Fire & Security Engineer.


Whether you are a school leaver or changing career path, the advancement of technology within the security sector makes this is an exciting industry to be in.



About the role

You will be working with a qualified engineer or small team, visiting our customers at both commercial and residential properties undertaking a range of roles to assist and support the installation, maintenance, and repair of security systems to a high standard. This includes but is not limited to Intruder Alarms, CCTV Systems, and Access Control.


Working hours are 8 hours per day (40-hour week), Monday to Friday.


Starting salary: ANMW


Company mobile phone and uniform provided.


You will receive on the job training and toolbox talks to support your apprenticeship such as:

  • Products & Manufacturers
  • Installing to relevant industry standards and codes of practice
  • Commissioning systems
  • Completing commissioning documentation and marking up as fitted drawings.
  • Completing demonstrations and handover to end user.
  • External training will also be provided as identified.
  • Opportunities for Career Progression




  • Promote the Company image by personal bearing, attitude, and behaviour at all times
  • Provide cover and assistance to other team members when required or directed and adopt internal customer care standards
  • Present your ID upon arrival at customer premises and adopt excellent customer relations in accordance with the Company’s standards of customer care.
  • Assisting with site surveys and job planning
  • Implementation of installation work of all types to current standards
  • Giving assistance to other installation teams when required
  • Carrying out service, maintenance and fault-finding on Intruder Alarms, CCTV and Access Control Systems.
  • Taking part in a call out rota (after completion of a successful probation period).
  • Ability to adopt an understanding of and support new and emerging technologies which may become part of the industry during the apprenticeship period
  • To obtain a thorough working knowledge of all current installation standards employed by the company
  • Obtain a hands-on knowledge of the procedures used in the installation, service and maintenance of intruder alarms, access control and CCTV
  • Responsible for own Health and Safety and how actions may affect the Health and Safety of others on site



Location & commitments

  • Each day you will be working at different customer locations across the country, meaning that travel will be part of every working day. This will involve early starts and the occasional late finish. If your hours of work exceed 40 hours per week, then any additional hours can be taken as time off in lieu (TOIL) or paid as overtime.
  • Transport from our office to and from the customers premises will be provided.
  • The position may involve heavy lifting of equipment and will consist of both in and outdoor working.
  • Some of our customers require drug and alcohol testing prior to attending sites.
  • From time to time, you will be required to work away from home.



Candidate requirements

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Grade 3 in English and Maths.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a good telephone manner and a 'can do' attitude
  • A Full UK Driving Licence is essential.
  • Be able to travel to our office each morning, on time.
  • Be able to use basic hand tools (i.e., a screwdriver, hammer etc)
  • Basic IT experience/knowledge
  • Existing CSCS, ECS, IPAF & PASMA Licences would be useful, but will be provided to the successful candidate if not already held.
  • Enhanced security vetting to BS7858 standards (including a DBS check) will be undertaken prior to the commencement of employment in line with our industry standards.


 Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity! Email us your CV and covering letter to apply. 


Additional Information:

COVID-19 Precautions - As we carry out emergency work at homes and businesses, we recognise our responsibility to take precautions against the spread of COVID-19 and as such have implemented numerous safety measures, please see the updates on our website www.oc-services.co.uk for further information.


Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW) - The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £4.30 per hour (As of the 1st of April 2021). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16–18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.


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