JLASunderland • Durham • Newcastle • London • Bromsgrove • Worcester • Droitwich • Redditch

Apprentice Fire Engineer


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Why We Need You

The JLA story began in 1973 when we started out as a family run commercial laundry business; we’ve experienced rapid growth since and we’re now market leaders, providing laundry, catering, heating, fire safety, infection control, and air conditioning solutions.

JLA is a thriving place to work; it’s dynamic, fast-paced and full of variety. With constant innovation in our products as well as constant investment in our workplace and employees, JLA is an exciting place to be.

This is an exciting opportunity to kick-start an exciting career at JLA as an Apprentice Fire Alarm Engineer, working with our customers across care, hospitality, education, housing, healthcare and prison services.

What can I expect to be doing?

-Maintain and repair equipment as and when directed by the Operations Support team

-Carry out comprehensive, competent, and safe repairs to customer and Company satisfaction, aiming to fix the cause of the fault not just the fault itself

-Proactively work towards the growth of the company by identifying and submitting engineer leads for upgrades and other potential sales business

-Clean equipment and the immediate vicinity of the machine after completion of site work, leaving the site clean and tidy

-Complete and provide reports in relation to work arrival and departure from each call and obtaining customer signature where required

-Drive the implementation of engineering best practice processes, procedures and tools that maximise effectiveness and efficiency

-Maintain technical and system updates and releases as required

-Manage tooling and van stocks as well as job part orders appropriately by receipting, consuming or returning for each job

-Support growth generation by submitting lead opportunities


Knowledge & skills
-Good level of computer skills
-Good knowledge of the English language, both written and verbal
-Knowledge of electrical and mechanical work
-Technical certificate in electrical installation
-Experience of managing challenging situations
-Ability to perform practical work

-Good attention to detail

-Talent for solving problems

-Good communication and customer service skills

-Resourceful, with the ability to work independently

-Good time management skills

-Flexibility in support of the customer and business needs

-Maths and English GCSE’s or equivalent at a grade 4 or higher (Grade C or above)


Address: Sunderland • Durham • Newcastle • London • Bromsgrove • Worcester • Droitwich • Redditch -

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