Automatic Gate Engineer

The Recruitment & Employment Bureau
Up to £30,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This job is being advertised on behalf of the First Resource Bureau who operate as a Recruitment Agency.

We are currently looking for a full time Automatic Gate/Barrier Engineer to join our clients busy, successful and expanding aluminium window/ door/ curtain walling manufacture based in Manchester.

The successful applicant will ideally have proven relevant experience (ADSA approved, DHF qualified or small wire experience), although further training will be given.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Daily responsibilities include attending service visits, pre-planned maintenance, and emergency call-outs to the gates & barriers of our customers based across the UK
  • Fault finding, repair of gates, barriers & associated accessories
  • Installation of new parts, accessories & furniture
  • Liaising with office staff to relay important information required for quoting of repair works
  • Attendance at monthly engineers meetings in the company head office (Wirral, Merseyside)
  • Working both on your own and with other engineers when required
  • Respond to reactive repairs and breakdowns within set response times and work towards company KPI’s
  • Strive to First Time Fix on all reactive jobs
  • Report further works required using our Job Logic app.
  • Provide technical support to office staff and clients when required
  • Comply with statutory Health and Safety obligations at all times


  • Experience with the service & repair of gates & barriers
  • Full UK driving license
  • Good interpersonal, organisational and administration skills.
  • A flexible and positive approach is expected to help us meet and exceed our customer’s often demanding needs.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain long-lasting relationships with customers, suppliers & subcontractors
  • Good understanding of health & safety
  • Strong organisation and time management skills – this role will require working to customer deadlines
  • Solid technical background, with understanding and hands-on experience in the automatic door industry
  • Ability to report clear concise information to the operations department


  • Hold a mechanical, technical or construction qualification
  • Hold BS EN 16005 or BS 7036 Authorised technician card
  • Hold a DHF diploma
  • PASMA/ IPAF qualified
  • Blue or Gold CSCS Card holder
  • Electrical/ wiring qualifications
  • NVQ in related subject
To apply for this position then please forward your CV along with cover letter to Katie.
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