Gate Automation Engineer

Established for more than 70 years, Jacksons Fencing is still a family run business with a reputation for supplying market leading Fences and Gates, all backed by our 25 year guarantee. Our clients ranges from home owners buying fencing for their gardens to Industry and High Security establishments, protecting facilities and equipment. We currently seek a hard working individual to join and support our Technical team.

This is a role within the busy automation division, providing proactive response to the varying and often demanding customer needs. The role is extensively centred around site environments. It requires good attention to detail, flexibility and the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team in both installation, maintenance and repair of automation systems and access control. Extensive experience of circuit panel and system wiring will be required which includes cable wiring, drilling, tapping and working to schematic/engineering drawings, however training will be provided. Excellent communication skills are essential and an ability to think quickly and clearly will be required.

The role will require staying away from home when required and inclusion within the on-call emergency call out rota system.

A good all round education, electronics and mechanical knowledge & experience, plus computer skills are crucial to carrying out duties efficiently and effectively. A clean driving licence is required.

The role is customer led and the success is measured by meeting their needs and working to tight deadlines to achieve this goal. Jacksons uphold a strong ethos for not just producing quality products, but also the service we provide.

Duties include:

To travel to sites Nationwide to carry out a wide variety of jobs
To check all mechanical aspects of installations, ensuring gates are correctly installed & take steps to rectify problems
To install wiring and automation systems including access control
To liaise with Product Manager and Technical Team to resolve site specific problems
To test & commission projects and provide relevant testing data
To ensure all systems are fully safe and compliant to relevant legislation
To survey existing systems for safety upgrades and supply office with technical requirements
To fault find, repair & service automation systems as required
To liaise with customer to ensure their understanding of systems and satisfaction
To be able to stay away at short notice
To carry out flexible working hours when required
Observe good working practice
To keep office updated of progress daily and ensure you phone in before leaving your last job each day
To comply with reasonable management instruction

Key Responsibilities

Take appropriate actions when customer safety upgrade requirements have been identified
To drive sensibly and safety to and from sites & observe company policy at all times
Represent the company in a professional manner at all times
Ensure that all operational and procedural guidelines for I.T./Business systems are followed to protect the data integrity
Ensure that Company and Statutory Health & Safety requirements are met and maintained at all times.
Be responsible for your own personal safety, act responsibly and respectfully at all times to protect the safety of all colleagues

We Offer:

21 days holiday + additional days after long service
A call-out retainer and higher overtime rate
Medicash health plan after a year's service
Further benefits revealed at interview stage

To apply please email your CV and details to: