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  • Reference: JO0000005295_1633621867
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Littlehampton, West Sussex
  • Skills: CCTV, IT security, trainee
  • Industry: IT

Trainee CCTV Engineer

Accountable to: CCTV Technical Manager

Salary: £23,000 - £25,000

Location: Littlehampton, the role is full time, permanent working Monday to Friday.

Job purpose:
To be trained to become a CCTV Engineer, working on a variety of sites nationwide installing, maintaining and servicing IP CCTV, door access and various alarm systems, ensuring compliance with Construction Industry Codes of Practice, Company Procedures, Relevant Safety Standards and Client requirements.
Health, Safety & Environment:
Be familiar with and demonstrate a commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety & Environmental Policies
Principle Accountabilities of the Trainee CCTV Engineer:
The specific accountabilities of this flexible role may alter from time to time to meet the needs of the company, but accountabilities will include (or be equivalent in nature to) those listed below:

  • To carry out a range of tasks on various sites such as installing, servicing, and maintaining various makes and models of CCTV (Dahua/Hikvision)
  • Complete occasional site surveys for office quotations
  • To comply with specific Risk Assessments and Method Statements requirements for construction activities, completed on time and accurately
  • To adhere to Company Policies, Codes of Practice and carry out the work in a safe and effective manner
  • To liaise with customers at site level effectively and promote customer satisfaction
  • Attend weekly/monthly team briefings as required
  • Co-operate with management and ensure all works are carried out to a high-quality
  • Wear all PPE as required by company procedure
  • Report any hazards, near misses, accidents, incidents as soon as possible to the CCTV technical manager
  • Conduct daily vehicle checks
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping
  • To carry out any other duties appropriate for this post

Role demands - The role may require working antisocial hours, long travel nationwide and on occasion, staying away from home.

Level of Knowledge & Experience for the Trainee CCTV Engineer Role:

  • Have a valid ECS or CSCS card to work on construction sites
  • Clean UK drivers' licence


  • Previous experience working on construction sites
  • Knowledge of Dahua cameras and ANPR
  • PASMA, telehandler or forklift licence
  • Knowledge of access control (Paxton)/wireless alarms/timelapse

Training will be provided for any areas that require it

  • Ability to gain trust and respect of team members and customers to develop relationships
  • Competent to work independently to plan and organize daily tasks
  • Good communication skills
  • Finding and evaluating information to make decisions
  • Problem solving for diagnosing faults
  • Aware of personal strength and development needs
  • To be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • To be comfortable working at heights
  • A willingness to listen, take instruction and work as part of a team is essential
  • To have a good practical ability
  • Good time keeping and reliability
  • Able to be self-motivated and have a willingness to succeed in all tasks

Please note: Employ Direct is an advertising service and a subsidiary of Cameo Consultancy (Recruitment) Ltd. Should you be successful in being shortlisted for this role, your CV will be forwarded directly to our client. If they would like to progress through to interview stage, our client will contact you directly. All third party applications will be forwarded to Cameo Consultancy.

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