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Particulars of normal

Typical job titles – Automated Door Technician/Engineer, Automated Pedestrian Door Technician/Engineer, Automated Door Service Technician/Engineer, Automated Pedestrian Door Service Technician/Engineer

Occupational profile – The Powered Pedestrian Door (generally known as Automated Doorways) Installer and Servicer is a specialist occupation, concerned in planning, making ready and safely finishing up work actions in door automation. An installer/servicer will be capable to work on a spread of powered doorways akin to sliding, swing, folding, balanced and revolving.

The work is carried out in a wide range of functions supporting enterprise actions in all kinds of sectors. Offering barrier free constructing entry helps companies in assembly the necessities of the equality act, constructing safety, offering consumer consolation and contributing to assembly environmental obligations. Typically powered pedestrian doorways are present in buildings, for instance workplaces, residential property, hospitals, transport interchanges, banks, training amenities and supermarkets nonetheless, they’re additionally frequent in cruise ships and enormous moveable trailers akin to medical screening trailers. Installations can happen on new constructing websites, throughout refurbishment of buildings and in finish consumer occupied buildings.

Key actions are: the set up, routine upkeep, fault discovering and restore, commissioning and de- commissioning of powered pedestrian doorsets. They’ve an intensive understanding of the engineering ideas and protected operation of powered pedestrian doorsets. They work with out rapid supervision, and liaise successfully with different trades and with finish customers.  The security of themselves, work colleagues and guaranteeing that powered pedestrian doorways utilized by most people and staff are environment friendly and protected to make use of is a key accountability.

The extra widespread utility of powered pedestrian doorways, mixed with evolving security laws and know-how implies that the necessities for expert folks on this sector are consistently rising.

The core expertise and data might be transferred to different functions akin to the economic door, handbook door, gate and safety sectors the place drive controls and security techniques are used.

Necessities: Information, Abilities and Behaviours –


What’s required

Underpinning ideas

  • Sound understanding of Drive techniques, electrical energy, sensors, switching know-how, equipment security and threat evaluation.

Laws, Rules and Requirements

  • Understanding of related UK and worldwide requirements, technical and environmental laws together with well being & security, environmental safety and dealing with electrical circuits.
  • Information of trade Codes of Apply and different sources of updated info and recommendation on technical security and legislative features of their work: BS EN 16005:2012, BS7036 1996 Elements 1-5, BS7036-0 2014.

Knowledge evaluation

  • Potential to grasp meeting diagrams and architectural drawings, calculations for door speeds and vitality ranges, pressure gauges, charts, door settings and tables.

System fundamentals

  • Understanding of the operate and operation of door system parts and the way they work together in a spread of various techniques and functions.


What’s required

Management circuit utility

  • Electrical wiring and management techniques setting, testing and fault discovering; and their integration with motors, management boards and security sensors relevant to powered pedestrian doorways.

Mechanical operations

  • Measuring constructing openings and accurately positioning and fixing the door parts and automated drive unit. Connecting, adjusting and testing the put in system and related activation and security sensors.
  • Acceptable choice and proper use of hand and energy instruments: drills, laser degree, powered saws, socket set, multi meter.

Protected working practices

  • Dynamic hazards evaluation and threat evaluation throughout the working course of, set up, commissioning, testing, fault diagnostics and servicing of powered pedestrian doorways.
  • Working with mechanical, electrical circuits and techniques.
  • Throughout the means of decommissioning and dismantling powered pedestrian doorways – the protected disposal of apparatus and waste switch.

Knowledge utility

  • Potential to interpret and apply door techniques security knowledge utilizing charts, tables and formulae. Guaranteeing most door speeds and kinetic vitality ranges usually are not exceeded.

Logical drawback solver

  • Employs systematic processes, and a logical strategy to drawback fixing and technical challenges inside powered pedestrian door functions.


What’s required

Private accountability

  • Takes accountability for private presentation, work and interactions with colleagues, prospects, suppliers and subcontractors.

Self- motivated

  • Willingness to study and dedication to skilled improvement and to making use of ideas of sound engineering.

Security strategy

  • Self-disciplined strategy to assessing, managing, mitigating and avoiding threat in a wide range of conditions to themselves, colleagues, the general public and the atmosphere.

Sturdy work ethic

  • Constructive moral perspective and behaviours together with reliability, willingness to take accountability. Dedication to finishing duties and talent to work as a part of a multi-disciplined workforce.

Deal with high quality

  • Consideration to element, following procedures, planning and preparation.


  • Capable of adapt to adjustments in situations, applied sciences, conditions and all kinds of various working environments.

Communicates nicely

  • Makes use of a spread of communications strategies successfully, positively and in well timed style.

Period – Usually 24 months.

Necessary {Qualifications} – Apprentices with out English or maths at Stage 2 or above should obtain degree 1 and take the assessments for degree 2 previous to the enterprise the end-point.

Stage – 2.

To be reviewed – After three years.

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