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Trainee Fire Detection & Alarm Engineer Cardiff

Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Job Type
20 Jul 2022

Trainee Fire Detection & Alarm Engineers - Accelerated Development Programme - Cardiff

£25,000 + fully expensed van + additional earning potential + excellent benefits

Build a rewarding engineering career - with one of the world's leading fire safety providers.

Our accelerated development programme is designed for people who would like to train as engineers, in a professional field that offers tremendous career opportunities.

Over a circa 18-week period, we will provide you with intensive, structured training and work experience that will prepare you for your first fire engineering role.

From this point you will be mentored to enhance your skill as you become a specialist in Chubb's pace setting technologies, solutions, and methods. Expect your career and earnings to develop at pace, in an environment that offers variety, challenge and job satisfaction.

About the company

Chubb is a leading provider of fire safety and security solutions and services for customers worldwide. We have been protecting people and assets for over 200 years. Today, our 14,000 employees work from 250 branches in 20 countries to make the world a safer place. You will find our solutions covering over 1.3 million customer sites.

Chubb's fire protection solutions deliver across the prevention, detection, and suppression spectrum, from initial risk assessment, through system design, to installation and support. Every day, our customers rely on us for crucial protection, from residential, public sectors to multi corporations, and government departments.

Join us in our mission!

Your initial training

You will cover a lot of ground over the course of your programme.

The initial phase will consist of week-long modules alternating between residential classroom training, manufacturer systems certification and shadowing colleagues in the field, during which we will continuously assess your performance. At the end of your training, you will gain formal certification before taking up your first field role.

What comes next?

Complete the programme and you will join one of our field installation and maintenance teams. Here your training will continue, with close support from our early careers team.

Your pay will grow steadily with your developing skills, which we'll assess regularly. There will also be the opportunity to enhance your system knowledge and earning potential related to capability.

On top of your basic salary, there is potential for additional earning potential, on-call allowances, and travel expenses. Workwise, your projects will grow with your experience. There is a real mix, from smaller office installations to massive, integrated industrial protection systems.

What will you need?

Above all, we are looking for people who are committed to their professional lives, inspired by technology, and focused on doing their best by customers.

You could be new to engineering, or you could be working in fields such as electrical, telecoms or HM Forces and looking for a change. Either way we are open to candidates with the aspiration and drive to join this industry to build an exciting career.

Equal opportunities are important to us, and we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse prior work experience.


Must hold a full UK driving licence, unfortunately we cannot accept applications without this.

We are looking for anyone in Cardiff and the surrounding areas (40 mile radius).

Find out more

If you want to learn more, please contact the Zitko Group, Chubb's recruitment partner.

Priya Vencatasawmy: or Campbell Wilson:

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  • Job Reference: 662540283-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Zitko Consulting Ltd
    Zitko Consulting Ltd
  • Location: Cardiff, South Glamorgan
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent