Hall and Kay Fire Engineering

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Working with us.

At Hall & Kay, we share a drive to deliver.

Every day we know we’re helping our clients protect what matters most to them.

And that matters to us.

We put the safety and well-being of everyone first and know that we’re better when we work together.

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Ibrar Gul

Ibrar Gul,
Trainee Estimator

“Sprinklers are more interesting than I gave them credit for!”

Ibrar joined Hall & Kay in 2023 as a Trainee Estimator, following completion of a Quantity Surveying degree. Ibrar receives 1-1 mentoring from our Sales Director and has enrolled on the Hall & Kay Academy’s Sprinkler Design Course 2024 to expand his technical knowledge.

Elisha-Zulfiqar

Elisha Zulfiqar,
Trainee Design Engineer

“Every designer has helped me develop my skills and shown me how fantastic it is to be part of Hall & Kay.”
As a Trainee Design Engineer, Elisha works closely with our Design & Projects teams, receiving 1-1 mentoring and gaining experience by completing site surveys and marking up drawings. As part of her training, Elisha will also join the Hall & Kay Academy’s ‘Sprinkler Design’ Course in 2024.
Ross

Ross Cheshire,
Trainee Pump Engineer

“To anyone joining the sprinkler industry, don’t be afraid to ask questions. As they say, knowledge is power!”
Following completion of a training scheme with Scottish Fire and Rescue, which covered all aspects of firefighting and fire prevention, Ross joined Hall & Kay as he had ‘a real interest in learning more’. Training on the job alongside our senior engineers, Ross spends his time carrying out varied tasks such as pump services, engine refits or replacing a diesel control panel.

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Our people stories

Our people make H&K the fantastic business that it is. Here are some of their stories…

Small Works Designer

Scott

Credit Controller & Administrator

Nicole

Projects Director

Kim

Operations Manager, North

Ben

Head of Engineering, Security

Rak

Contract Manager

Jonn

Design Manager

Juliet

Service Controller, Pump Division

Magenta

Service Engineer Supervisor

Steve

H&K Academy delegate & Sprinkler Designer

Daniella

Sales Estimator

Jack

Service Operations Administrator, Security

Shannon

Administration Manager

Jackie

Operations Manager - Detection

John

Installation Engineer - Security

Billy

Small Works Designer

Scott

“I also enjoy the team I work with and learn from on a daily basis.”

Scott creates 2D sprinkler drawings for small works projects ranging from shop units to office fit-outs and pump rooms. Need to adapt and react quickly to changes on site, Scott must capture any design alterations efficiently so that projects can remain on track and the installation is compliant.

Credit Controller & Administrator

Nicole

“Don’t allow the perception of others to get in the way of what you want to do. Make a difference
and lead the way for the next generation.”

Nicole officially joined H&K in 2015 as a Credit Controller but has gained vast experience providing administrative support to nearly all departments over the years! By working with different teams, she helps keep the office together and people connected. Always start the day with a smile!

Projects Director

Kim

“I love the new challenge each day brings. Sometimes difficult but always rewarding and no two days are the same!”

Kim has managed the installation of sprinkler systems within some of the most prestigious buildings in London. 22 Bishopsgate, Heathrow Terminal 2A, and Bloomberg, to name a few!

Operations Manager, North

Ben

“Nothing gives me greater pleasure than seeing our team in Manchester grow and deliver successful projects.”

Ben started life in the industry as a sprinkler pipefitter and through hard work and dedication worked his way up to oversee operations within our Manchester office. Day to day working closely with sales to price new jobs, project managers on existing projects and admin teams to ensure we’re delivering for our customers.

Head of Engineering, Security

Rak

“It’s important to have a strong sense of ethics and integrity as the security of people and property is at stake.”

Rak ensures the smooth operation of our Security business so that we’re providing exceptional customer experience every day. Looking after both service and installation departments, Rak supports our Divisional Director to ensure the continued growth of our security division.

Contract Manager

Jonn

“I get genuine satisfaction in knowing the work I do each day helps towards saving people’s lives.”

Working within our service division, Jonn manages one of our national accounts and is responsible for keeping them up to date following maintenance visits, emergency call-outs and remedial works.

Design Manager

Juliet

“I love the balance between creativity and strict compliance. Developing engineered solutions to complex fire protection requirements.”

Managing designs of major projects within our Birmingham office, Juliet works with clients and internal project teams to develop complex sprinkler systems and subsequently support with the the transition from design to implementation.

Service Controller, Pump Division

Magenta

“Everyone at H&K is there to offer support and help whenever it is needed. Some days we face challenges but having great colleagues makes it far easier to overcome these!”

Working within our fast-paced service division, Magenta prepares quotations for clients following maintenance visits, schedules quoted works on sprinkler fire pumps, orders necessary materials and arranges emergency call-out attendances.

Service Engineer Supervisor

Steve

“Sprinklers are a career for life! After 44 years, I’m still fulfilled by my job, knowing I’m doing something that matters protecting the public in occupied buildings.”

Steve is passionate about developing the next generation of sprinkler engineers. As a Service Engineer Supervisor, he provides technical guidance and support to our service engineers and attends maintenance visits and support on emergency callouts.

H&K Academy delegate & Sprinkler Designer

Daniella

“I feel a sense of achievement when I can see exactly how the sprinkler system is going to look inside the finished buildings.”

As a sprinkler designer within our small works department, Daniella spends her time on site completing surveys, and in the office marking up drawings or BIM modelling. Daniella is also completing our ‘Sprinkler Design’ course as part of the H&K Academy.

Sales Estimator

Jack

“My favourite thing is the people I work with and the people I get to meet. We’re always sharing ideas and learning new ways of doing things.”

Jack works closely with our clients to determine the fire protection requirements for new buildings and existing sites and prepare written tenders for submission. He also supports businesses and consultants during the early planning stages to advise on everything from tank and pump sizes to electrical requirements.

Service Operations Administrator, Security

Shannon

“I get a sense of fulfilment knowing the work I’m doing is making a positive impact on the community.”

Shannon coordinates the installation of security systems. Ordering all equipment, liaising with clients and organising engineers to install, maintain, and respond to emergency call-outs.

Administration Manager

Jackie

“I work with undoubtedly the best bunch of people in the business.”

Jackie manages the administration for the office and small works division in Manchester. Working closely with onsite teams to manage job-related paperwork, raise invoices, monitor age debt, and set up new client accounts.

Operations Manager - Detection

John

“To join Hall & Kay in any of our divisions would be an excellent opportunity for someone wanting a friendly environment with a high standard of internal training and opportunities to develop.”

As Operations Manager within our Fire Detection division, John works closely with our maintenance engineers to ensure we’re delivering the highest professional standards for our customers.

Installation Engineer - Security

Billy

“I love that every day is different, so you’re always adapting and always learning.”

Keep your head down, take pride in your work and you will go far.” As an Installation Engineer within our Security division, Billy works closely with our clients and project teams to plan and install cable routes for new CCTV, access control or intruder alarm systems.

 

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It’s a people thing.

 

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