Current Vacancies

Portcullis Gate Automation, part of the Portico Security Group Ltd, is an expanding electric gate specialist serving the UK with branches in London and the South.

Experienced Engineers

Do you have an electro/mechanical background and are now looking for a progressive company who will further your career?

Due to continued growth we are looking to recruit experienced access control engineers for on-site mechanical and electrical installation and wiring.

Ideal candidates will be competent in the whole process from groundwork, such as installing the gate posts and underground cabling, right through to commissioning and force testing the automation system ensuring it complies with the latest health and safety requirements.

Experience working with any of the following gate automation equipment would be beneficial; BFT, BPT, CAME, DEA, DITEC, FAAC, FADINI, GIBIDI, NICE, TELCOMA, VIDEX, TELGUARD.

Gate and Fencing Installers

We are looking for experienced gate and fencing installers to work on a sub-contract basis; excellent rates of pay.

Semi-Skilled or Trainee

Do you have some of the key abilities above but no experience within the automation industry?

We would like to hear from you if this rapidly expanding industry appeals to you.

The following are the minimum requirements to qualify for an interview in any position;

CSCS Certificated.

Full clean licence to drive in the UK.

UK or EU Citizen.

A stable work history with recent references.

We are often required to work on sites such as the MOD which require high level security clearance therefore we do not have vacancies for any person with a criminal record.
As you will be liaising face to face with our clients you will be expected to be of smart appearance with a clear speaking voice, have good communication skills, and remain calm under pressure.

To find out more about joining our team please telephone or e-mail to request an application form.

Telephone: 0845 602 0846.
E-mail: info@portcullisgates.co.uk.

 


Service Manager

Portcullis Gate Automation is currently recruiting an experienced Service Manager to
be based out our Kent Office. If you feel you have the required skills, commitment
and enthusiasm to not only be a part of "Team Portcullis" but lead the way in raising
our customer service satisfaction ensuring that contractual and budgetary
commitments are met via our engineering work force we would love to hear from you
please call Nicki on 0845 602 0846 or send your C.V. to info@portcullisgates.co.uk

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage team members, mainly engineers to ensure service
    objectives and goals are being completed on daily basis.
  • Work well under pressure while making decisions to effectively handle
    reactive service call outs.
  • Comfortable with achieving Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) & Key
    Performance Indictors (KPI’s) through our engineering work force.
  • Displays extensive working knowledge of industry standards and practices
    including the legal requirements of the automation industry, including risk
    assessments and force testing etc and ensures service department adheres
    to all regulations.
  • Gate Safe or DHF Gate Safety accreditation- desirable but not essential.
  • Offers exemplary customer service, including maintaining customer
    relationships and taking care of any customer concerns or complaints quickly
    and professionally to ensure contract retention.
  • Committed to meeting deadlines.
  • Assists with or performs administrative tasks.
  • Maintains a service helpdesk.
  • Resolves service helpdesk problems and improves current service desk
    methods to increase productivity and customer service.
  • Monitors department issues and client complaints to define patterns and work
    to lessen those recurring issues.
  • Present service reports and customer interactions to the rest of the company
    to display Portcullis is setting new standards in service delivery.
  • Regularly audits work being done and customer service being provided to
    ensure all standards are met and that repair work is carried out effectively,
    correctly, and thoroughly.

What We Offer:

  • A competitive salary, depending on your experience.
  • Company Mobile and Laptop
  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays – on completion of 2 years
    continuous service accrue 1 day per year to maximum of 5 days totalling 33
    days including bank holidays.
  • Build a career with an established and growing business.
  • Be valid employee for a passionate family owned business where your
    opinion counts.

Engineer

Portcullis Gate Automation are currently recruiting for multi-skilled engineers ideally
within 30 miles of our Kent or Leeds Office, however will consider all applicants on
their merit. If you feel you have the required skills, commitment and enthusiasm to be
a part of "Team Portcullis" please get in touch with us on 0845 602 0846 or send
your C.V. to info@portcullisgates.co.uk

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain perimeter systems in-line with current industry standards with
    customer focus being key with your work.
  • Respond to reactive service calls on all types of gates, barriers, bollards,
    turnstiles and access systems.
  • Plan routes effectively to meet with daily jobs allocated and around reactive
    call visits for the designated areas of work.
  • Carry out small repairs and installations.
  • Liaise with you’re the service team within your local office to understand your
    daily requirements.
  • Be organised and hand all paperwork and reports back to the Service
    Manager on a daily basis.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Good all round knowledge and experience of gates, barriers, turnstiles and
    access systems.
  • Have a good understanding of the legal requirements of the automation
    industry, including risk assessments and force testing etc
  • Gate Safe or DHF Gate Safety accreditation- desirable but not essential.
  • First class communication skills and able to deliver exceptional customer
    service.
  • Experience of Roller Shutters is an advantage but not a necessity.
  • Ability to receive instruction and manage workload within your geographical
    area.
  • Self-motivated with proven ability to multi-task, while demonstrating excellent
    organisational skills.
  • Committed to meeting deadlines
  • Able to work unsupervised as well as part of a team.
  • Must be flexible and have a ‘can do’ attitude .
  • Possesses a CSCS or similar- Desirable but not Vital
  • Full UK Driving Licence is essential.
  • Included within a callout rota 24/7
  • Be hardworking and able to work on own initiative but feel you’re playing your
    part in a team environment.

What We Offer:

  • A competitive salary, depending on your experience (plus overtime)
  • Company Van
  • Company Mobile
  • Uniform
  • Company Fuel Card
  • 28 Days holiday including bank holidays – on completion of 2 years
    continuous service accrue 1 day per year to maximum of 5 days totalling 33
    days including bank holidays.
  • Build a career with an established and growing business.
  • Be valid employee for a passionate family owned business where your
    opinion counts.