Fire & Security

gate automation engineer

 

What does a Gate Automation Engineer do?

A Gate Automation Engineer is responsible for the installation and fitting of physical access and security control systems for client sites. The engineer will need a background in electrical and mechanical engineering and specific qualifications in Gate safety and knowledge of access control, automatic gates, barriers, bi-folding gates and turnstiles etc.

While a major part of the job requires the engineer to install automated gates, a gate engineer role will also include finding faults, repairing and servicing gates and systems. Due to this, the Gate Automation Engineer is often required to work outside of hours on a standby basis for repairs and maintenance.

Other roles relating to Gate Automation include; Access Control Engineer, Door Automation Engineer, Automatic Gate Engineer, Auto door and Shutter Engineer, Gate Installation and Maintenance Engineer.

What can a Gate Automation Engineer earn?

A Gate Automation Engineer will be CSCS certified (construction skills certification scheme), have good communication skills and attention to detail. Potential earnings for a Gate Automation Engineer can differ but the average earnings range between £25,000 - £33,000.

 

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