SPIE wins four-year contract at the University of Ulster


SPIE UK was awarded a four-year contract to provide fire systems maintenance services to the University of Ulster.

The SPIE UK team will work on the university’s four campuses, located in Magee (Derry / Londonderry), Coleraine, Jordanstown and Belfast.

Under the terms of the contract, SPIE UK will provide scheduled and reactive maintenance, servicing and repair of fire alarms and gas suppression 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. SPIE UK will also carry out any upgrades to the fire systems, if necessary.

Already a service provider to the university, the technical engineering solutions provider said it was well positioned to identify bespoke benefits for the University of Ulster, including specific upgrade work. of the system.

The University of Ulster prides itself on its regional community engagement and continues to make a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland. As part of its work with the university, SPIE will engage in a number of promises of community benefits. These include creating work experience placements in technical and administrative roles for students at the University of Ulster, as well as attending career events at the university.

Jim Skivington, Division General Manager, SPIE UK, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen by the University of Ulster to support them as a fire systems maintenance contractor. The in-depth knowledge of the team and its relationship with the university was essential in understanding the improvements that needed to be made. I know the team is also very eager to support the university in its efforts to engage the local community and support its graduate program, helping to develop the next generation of professionals in the built environment in Northern Ireland. .

The contract has an optional extension period of four additional years.

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