Gate Engineer

£20000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits: + Overtime
04 Apr 2018
02 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Gate Automation Engineer / Installer to join a company which installs and maintains bespoke and automated metal and timber gates. Based in Temple Cloud, Bristol, the successful Gate Engineer will earn an annual salary of £20,000 - £28,000 covering the whole of Bristol, Bath and surrounding areas.

With over 25 years’ experience in the industry the company prides themselves on their reliability and cost. They are experts in all aspects of gate and entry system automation and offer complete design, supply, installation and maintenance. As a Gate Engineer you will be responsible for installing gates and maintaining them. Key duties will include:
  • Groundworks - digging and concreting in posts, laying ground track
  • Lifting - handling posts and hanging gates
  • Installing automation equipment  - including above and underground operators, sliding gates and cantilever kits
  • Installing intercom equipment - including wired and wireless systems
  • Electrical - running-in ducts and cables, wiring, commissioning and testing
  • Fault finding and servicing of existing gate systems will also be required
  • Explaining how the automation / intercom equipment works on completion of installation
To be considered for the role of Gate Engineer you must be competent at installing all sorts of gates and automation. In addition, the following key skills and experience are desirable:
  • Be proficient in wiring and programming control panels – high and low voltage
  • Be confident and polite when talking to clients
  • Have a full, clean driving licence
  • The ability to weld and carry out small fabrications would be an advantage
  • Existing knowledge of BFT, Key Automation, CAME and Videx equipment would be advantageous
  • You will need to be self-motivated with good communication skills as you will sometimes be working alone at client’s properties
In addition to a salary of £20,000 - £28,000 per annum (depending on experience) the successful Gate Engineer will receive the following benefits:
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Occasional overtime available
  • Tools and van supplied
  • Full training will be given on the various types of automation and intercom equipment
If you wish to apply for the role of Gate Engineer based in Temple Cloud, Bristol, servicing the whole of Bristol, Bath and surrounding areas, please apply by submitting a copy of your CV with an accompanying covering letter detailing how your relevant skills and experience make you an ideal candidate.