Simply Electric Gates
01252 513811

We are seeking an enthusiastic Service/ Installation Engineer with experience in installing, maintaining, and servicing automatic gates and barriers and related equipment.

The successful engineer will preferably have an electro / mechanical background with  groundworks and finishing; experienced in the installation of FAAC, CAME  and other automation equipment.

You should have a strong understanding of the legal requirements of the automation industry including carrying out risk assessments, force testing and Cat 2 and 3 safety edges, although ongoing training will be provided.

17th Edition IEE  or Part P certification would be advantageous, but is not essential.

Candidates must be hardworking and a team player with the ability to work on own initiative. We operate within one and a half hours’ travel from Farnborough, Hampshire.


* To complete installations, repairs and upgrades for prestige customers.

* To establish and maintain relationships with staff, clients, sub-contractors and suppliers.

* To complete the diary and keep the office informed of progress.

* To problem solve with test meters and wiring faults.

* To undertake ground works and finishing as required.

* To take appropriate actions on site to ensure non-chargeable return visits are minimised.

* To ensure van and tools are kept in good condition.

* To attend training courses on new equipment and practices as required.

Our Requirements:

* The successful applicant will have experience in maintaining, servicing and installing automatic gates and barriers.  Must be able to do a full install with support.

* You must be experienced in electrical installations, electronic systems/circuits and hydraulic systems.

* Must have knowledge of safety issues although ongoing training is provided.

* Welding/Fabrication skills.

* Brick laying skills would be preferred but are not essential.

* Use general power tools competently and safely.

* Be able to undertake groundwork and finishing.

* Ability to work to own initiative and as part of a team.

* Full clean driving licence, although candidates with 3 points will be considered.


* £negotiable salary/

* 40 hours per week

* 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays).

* Van provided

Job Type Permanent, but suitably qualified sub contractors are welcome to work with us.