Trainee Security Engineer (London and South East)


Website Zitko Group

Zitko is all about making fire and security recruitment easier, for everyone. We find hard-to-find people for hard-to-fill roles across 6 key specialist areas: Security Engineering, Fire, Integration, Talent, Contract, Sales. We’re straightforward to work with because we keep things simple. We work with clients throughout the whole security technology supply chain, delivering meaningful placements for companies and candidates we believe in.

Trainee Security Engineer – London and the South East 

Up to £25,000 + fully expensed van + excellent benefits. 


Build a rewarding engineering career in an exciting, innovating, and award-winning company.


Our Talent Programme is designed for people who would like to train or re-train as engineers, in a professional field that offers tremendous career opportunities.


Over the first year, your new employer will provide you with intensive, structured training and work experience that will give you the best possible start in your first engineering role.


From this point you will be mentored to enhance your skill as you become a specialist in various 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

This award-winning security integrator are a well-established provider of physical security solutions & services for customers nationwide, and have been protecting people and assets for over 40 years. Specialising in high-end integration, they cover a range of sectors including corporate, public, utilities, government, education, and national infrastructure.


About the role

The role will be a Trainee Engineer role covering predominantly the Service and Maintenance of electronic security systems – particularly CCTV cameras and Access Control systems. You’ll become multi-skilled, able to cover the Installation and Commissioning of these systems as well as some basic Fire Protection systems (Fire Alarms).

Core hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm. You’ll predominantly be Field Based, with the majority of the work being in & around London. The role may involve occasional working away, so applicants must be prepared to travel and stay away from home for short periods of time.


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. 
  • You should have a clear criminal record and financial history, as you will need to clear extensive background checks. This is due to the sites you will be required to work in. 


Find out more

If you want to learn more, please contact Zitko Group.

Laura Raven

[email protected]



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