Automation Team Leader - West Midlands

Date Posted: Tuesday 21 May 2024

, Ref: 1066

Are you an experienced Automation lead engineer, working within the Gate & Barrier Industry or Automatic Door industry? Looking for a multi-skilled lead engineer who has experience leading a team and is comfortable staying away and working high-end sites, pay up to £20ph based on a 40hr week. Huge earning potential.   

As an experienced Lead Automation Technician, you day to day activities will include:


  • Collaborative Leadership, Mentoring and Supervision of our Automation Team.
  • Installation, Service and Maintenance of a wide range of Physical Security Equipment including:
    • Hostile Vehicle Mitigation
    • Automated and Manual Vehicle and Pedestrian Gates
    • Road Blockers
    • Traffic Barriers
    • Turnstile and SpeedGate Systems
    • Access Control Systems
    • Industrial Doors


Desirable Competency and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience working with Gates & Barriers however, candidates with Industrial Doors, Automatic Doors, and other similar experience will also be considered.
  • Electrically competent, ideally with 18th edition training.
  • Experience working in the Energy and utilities Sector (Not essential).
  • Driving License (Minor endorsements will be considered).
  • Strong customer facing skills are essential.
  • Robust health and safety awareness is essential for this role.
  • Basic welding and Fabrication capability (not essential).
  • DHF TS-011 or 013 would be advantageous but not essential.
  • SMSTS or SSSTS are desirable, you must have experience in a senior, or lead role.
  • CSCS or ECS qualification is essential.

Salary and Benefits:

  • We have specific remuneration schemes to enhance your earning potential.
    • Working away allowance
    • Standby allowance
    • Annual bonus scheme
    • Annual salary review
    • Loyalty scheme
  • Workplace pension scheme, which qualifies after 3 months service.
  • 28 days holiday.
  • Quality accommodation.
  • Company vehicle – Transporter T6 LWB, or alternative.
  • Plant and specialist equipment is provided, with exception to hand tools.
  • Laptop, iPad, iPhone, and any required ICT equipment for the role.
  • Ongoing training and personal development.
  • Opportunities for your progression are always encouraged !
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