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Trainee Gate Engineer

£20800 - £28000 per annum + Benefits + vehicle

Do you have any experience of electrics, perhaps started as a trainee electrician? Or perhaps you have some ground works experience and are looking for a career not just to work on a building site?

We are seeking a trainee who wants to learn and take responsibilty for their career.

Our client will provide you with full on the job training, working alongside a skilled and experienced Gate Engineer, you'll be assisting in the servicing and installation of electronic gates, barriers, bollards and/or garage doors in the Home Counties/South West London areas: Berkshire, Bucks, Hampshire and Surrey.

The Trainee Gate Engineer will be:

  • Working on new installation gate engineer projects: Install gates, bollards, garage doors and barriers to specifications within the London and Home Counties area mainly. (some CCTV)
  • Read site plans, drawings and prepare equipment needed
  • Working on servicing and repairs of gates: Detect and repair system faults, Perform routine maintenance services on gates
  • Test system, train customers on functions
  • Complete timesheets, expenses paperwork

What does the gate engineer need?

  • Some knowledge of electrics
  • Clean valid driving licence or if local to Horsham, will be collected by the Experienced Engineer
  • Use hand and electrical tools with competence
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision

What's on offer for the Gate Engineer?

  • Base Salary of £10 per hour ie £20,800 basic plus overtime
  • Overtime, includes travelling to site time - c. 10 hours per week £7200 on top of basic
  • £28,000 starting package
  • Overtime paid outside of core hours Mon to Fri 7am -4pm - 1 hr lunch
  • Company vehicle if not local to Horsham
  • Expenses and mileage which starts from home - all mileage paid
  • Full training and development
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Life insurance
  • Mobile