Job | Network Comms Engineer | Badenoch + Clark
28 September 2021

Network Comms Engineer

Locations across Scotland with agile working


Permanent and FTC Opportunities available

Be part of something big!

Scottish Fire & Rescue Service is the fourth largest fire and rescue service in the world.

You may think that our role of preventing and controlling fires is pretty straightforward, but we do so much more than that. We are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the people of Scotland, including road traffic collisions, rope rescue, water rescue, hazardous materials and flooding as well as assisting our partner agencies to keep our communities safe.

Our aspiration is that by working together for a safer Scotland, we can help reduce the incidence of fire and continue to play a key role in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the people of Scotland

Every role at SFRS is important and everyone knows how they contribute to our aspiration. As well as front-line Service Delivery roles, our opportunities span into functions such as, People and Organisational Development, Training, Safety and Assurance, Finance and Procurement, and of course ICT.

The ICT Network/Communications Engineer's primary role is to ensure the availability and integrity of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's mobilising system, including command and control and remote fire station equipment. To install, maintain and repair the SFRS communications systems, and associated equipment. To provide technical advice and assistance on any aspect of the SFRS communications systems. Implementation and support of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's network infrastructure, including LAN's, WAN's, mobilising systems, radio, paging and telephony systems.

You will hold an HNC or HND in Electronic Engineering or have equivalent experience and have significant experience in relevant system technology and knowledge of VHF/UHF radio, voice communications, GD92 POCSAG paging, satellite communications and networking technologies.

Providing engineering cover and advice for mobilising and essential communications equipment means this role requires you to be part of a 24/7 on-call rota.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to be a "Disability Confident Employer" and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.

If you're excited to learn more about this role, please copy and paste the URL into your browser to be directed to our dedicated recruitment site.

If you require further information, please contact our recruitment partner Badenoch + Clark via email

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Badenoch + Clark. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser:

Added to favouritesView your favourites now
chair on dark background

Start A Conversation

What would you like to speak about?

What would you like to speak about?

Finding my next role

Find your nearest office to speak to an advisor about taking your career to the next level

Finding Candidates

Our experts are ready to help your business

Anything else

If you're looking for leading talent our experts are ready to help you