Autodoor and Shutter Engineer

Insight Enterprises Ltd
London, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
To aid in the rapid growth of Insightuk, we are currently seeking a Gate automation and barrier Engineer to install, maintain and repair Auto doors, automatic barriers, Automatic Gates, sectional, high speed and insulated doors.

A proven background of working within the industry as the successful applicant will undertake reactive and planned maintenance visits across a wide variety of commercial sites in the UK. Ideally the successful candidate will live in the London area to provide nationwide cover to our portfolio of blue chip clients.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of 3 years proven experience in the industry. As well as have an approachable character and be confident with communicating with, our office based staff, suppliers and clients. Within this role the successful candidate will be required to complete all documentation including completing work sheets, typing exam reports etc. electronically on the high spec mobile telephone and android tablet provided to them. Alongside this they will also be able to correctly identify and obtain prices from suppliers for the head office to compile the required quotations etc.

Job Type / Category
  • Service, inspect, maintain, repair and attend 24-hour breakdown call out for all types of Auto Doors, barriers and Gates.

The candidate must be confident in being able to work from Ladders, Scaffold, MEWP's and roof areas to install, maintain or repair gates/ barriers/ Auto doors as required and have a good Health & Safety understanding.

Assemble, install, test, and maintain Automatic Gates, barriers and Auto door equipment using hand tools and power tools. Diagnose door/component failure, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • IPAF/PASMA preferred
  • Full clean driving licence required.
  • Electrical experience/mechanical knowledge and industry experience is an advantage.

Successful applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and be prepared to work in evenings and weekends.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Career level required: Experienced Automatic Gate and Barrier Engineer, ideally with DHF Certificate, BS7036/EN16005 Qualifications and FDIS diploma in Fire Doors


Standard pay rate will depend on experience, with a company van, mobile phone, tablet and ladders being provided for work use. The candidate must have their own tools and equipment (other than what would be deemed specialist) and be self-sufficient in nature.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £14.00 to £16.00 /hour

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