Fire & Gas Technicians

Dron & Dickson Various United Kingdom Engineering Services

Company Description

Dron & Dickson are specialists in integrated supply, installation and maintenance of harsh & hazardous electrical equipment. Based at five UK locations, we provide specialist E&I inspection, maintenance and project services to all parts of the Offshore & Onshore Energy sector, Pharmaceutical and Marine industries. Managed from our UK locations, our services operate within the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia.


Dron & Dickson have a number of upcoming opportunities for experienced Fire & Gas Technicians within the UK to carry out various preventive maintenance and calibration checks of Fire & Gas detection systems in accordance with established schedules and procedures/ instructions, including calibration of transmitters, limit switches, flow meters, test equipment or any other related jobs.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Carry out systematic function test, calibration and repair of various types of combustible gas detectors, toxic gas detectors, flame detectors, smoke detectors, horns, beacons, speakers, Fire & Gas controllers, deluge systems and informs any serious abnormalities as observed to the Fire & Gas Engineering team for advice and direction.
  • Installation, inspection, testing, maintenance and calibration of Fire & Gas detection/alarm and control systems.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair Fire & Gas alarm systems.
  • Perform inspection and testing as per Standard requirements.
  • Carry out the corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance activities for various Fire & Gas systems both onshore and offshore in accordance with established schedules to achieve effective functionality, reliability and efficiency in accordance with standard operating procedures, HSE guidelines and quality standards.
  • Carry out field modifications on Fire & Gas systems, industrial communication systems and equipment in plant as directed and in accordance with the project documentation.
  • Personnel shall be able to use and maintain all types of testing and calibration of instruments used.
  • Record and evaluate test data.
  • Read and interpret Fire & Gas detection system drawings and various codes.
  • Working in compliance with the company work policy.
  • Documenting inspection, testing, repair and failure data within the company adopted database system.
  • Participate in the shutdown operations as per defined procedures and standards and in line with HSE guidelines.
  • Provides ideas for continual improvement and reports any near misses noticed.
  • Assist in the preparation of timely & accurate departmental statements and reports to meet and Department requirements, policies & standards.
  • Ensure all relevant quality, health, safety and environmental procedures, instructions & controls are adhered to so that the safety of employees, contractors, quality of products/services and environmental compliance can be guaranteed.
  • Perform other similar duties such as observing safety rules and regulations, follow quality procedures as prescribed, maintaining of good housekeeping onshore and offshore.


Core Training & Competencies:

  • Offshore Survival (BOSIET/ FOET)
  • UKOOA Medical
  • MIST
  • Fire & Gas System Maintenance: SCQF LEVEL 6.
  • IRATA Level 1, 2 or 3.
  • Compex 01 – 04.
  • Ability to calibrate field Fire & Gas instruments.
  • Ability to use all Fire & Gas related instrument tools.
  • Shall be aware of proper maintenance techniques.
  • Experience with industrial fire protection systems including inspection, testing, maintenance and/or installation with an emphasis on industrial Fire & Gas detection and suppression systems.

Desirable Training & Competencies:

  • GWO training. Manufacturer training.
  • Previous experience as Fire & Gas technician in petrochemical industry.
  • Knowledge of Fire & Gas system and familiar with International Codes & standards

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We offer:

  • PAYE & Contracted Positions (upon successful application, applicants wishing to engage with Dron & Dickson through their own intermediary, usually through a limited company, will be subject to employment status determination assessment under IR35 legislation prior to scope commencement).
  • Competitive Rates

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