Fire Systems Engineer

Fire Systems Engineer
Fidelity Services Group
Johannesburg, Gauteng


Posted 05 May 2021 – Closing Date 28 May 2021

Job Details

Job Description

Overall purpose of the job: The purpose of the Integrated Fire Systems Engineer (Specialist) is to
source and generate business focusing mainly on Fire Detection and Gas Suppression solutions and
the Service and Maintenance thereof. The incumbent’s solution selling to include, but not limited to,
Fire Detection, Gas Suppression, Special Risks, Servicing & Maintenance and Remote Monitoring

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop sales opportunities, incorporating extensive cold calling activities, in order
  • to maximise growth within the Commercial, Mining and Industrial Sectors
  • Achieve sales targets at approved margins
  • Preparation of quotes and proposals
  • Account Management
  • Acquiring thorough in-depth trade and competitor knowledge
  • Pipeline and Forecast management
  • Technical liaison with regards to installation and communication with all concerned to ensure
  • successful delivery of installation.
  • Ability to read drawings, and apply compliant solutions
  • Understand and manage own deliverables, scope and good time management
  • Work effectively within a dynamic team environment
  • This position requires flexibility with regards to travelling.

Minimum qualifications and experience:

  • At least seven to 10 years (7-10) year’s Fire Industry related integrated system sales experience
  • Consistently achieve annual targets in excess of R20m in project revenue.
  • Excellent industry networking contacts including engineers, specifiers, architects and developers.
  • Working knowledge and application of SANS10139, SANS322, SANS246, SANS1475,
  • SANS369-1, SANS369-2
  • Valid and current FDIA design qualified. Commissioning would be an advantage. SAQCC registered
  • Sales experience in the security industry an advantage
  • Knowledge of Fire Industry and related electronic equipment to include Fire Alarm Systems,
  • Gas Suppression Systems, Portables and Servicing and Maintenance requirements
  • Experience of carrying out fire risk assessments, audit and due diligence inspections of existing buildings
  • Selling experience at management level with a proven track record
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills, be collaborative, be creative, enthusiastic and engaging
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)
  • Reliable transport
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Valid passport
  • Willing to travel within the borders of South Africa as well as Sub-Saharan Africa and Abroad when required

Skills and Attributes:

  • Customer focused
  • Confidence
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Drive for results / consistent deliverer
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Business acumen / strategic vision
  • Agility
  • Accountability
  • Collaborative
  • Resilience
  • Work under pressure in a fast moving growth environment

We reserve the right not to make an appointment to any advertised position. Whilst preference is given to existing employees at all times and the choice made is purely on merit, Historically Disadvantaged Candidates and Black Female Candidates are encouraged and supported in the FSG team.

Fidelity Services Group (Pty) Ltd supports global fair practice and business ethics on continuous development of our human capital as the key resource to our success in the markets in which we participate.

Should you not be contacted regarding this position within 10 working days from the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.