Automatic door installer and service engineer

Automatic door installer and service engineer

“An automatic door installer and service engineer prepares and safely carries out work activities in door automation”

An automatic door installer and service engineer prepares and safely carries out work activities in door automation. In this role, you’ll learn to work on a range of powered doors, such as sliding, swing, folding, balanced and revolving, which provide barrier-free building access, building security and user comfort, while contributing to meeting environmental obligations. Installations can take place on new building sites, during refurbishment of buildings and in already-occupied buildings. Your key activities will include the installation, routine maintenance, fault finding and repair, commissioning and decommissioning of automatic doors. You’ll develop a thorough understanding of the engineering principles and safe operation of automatic doors. You’ll work without immediate supervision, and liaise effectively with other trades and with end-users. Ensuring that automatic doors used by the general public and employees are efficient and safe to use is a key responsibility.

Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: DT, science and maths

Entry requirements: Depend on employer

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 per annum