Vacant Positions 

To apply, please send a covering letter along with your CV to: [email protected] 

Field Operations Administator 

 
The role is varied, fast paced and interesting. Reporting to the Customer Relations Manager you will be providing first class customer service to our prestigious clients around the world as well as organising the work diaries of our specialist Field Service Engineers. 

Field Service Engineer 

As part of our Field Service team, you’ll be working mobile, carrying out the full installation of our perimeter security products. You'll also be attending existing sites (installations) to carry out maintenance operations such as routine checks, emergency call outs and repairs for clients to assist to aid them in the upkeep of their gates, barriers and road blockers. As well as our own products, we also look after other gate and barrier products by other manufacturers. 
 
Working closely with our administration team, you’ll visit new and existing clients mainly within London and South East, but also across the UK (occasional foreign travel is an option). We have sites across the world and depending on knowledge, ability and experience, there are travel opportunities. 

Mechanical Design Engineer 

We are looking for a mechanical design engineer to join our design team in delivering innovative solutions as new threats emerge. As a member of our design team, you will work with our clients to determine their requirements. You will produce bespoke site layout drawings to the client’s specifications and product manufacturing drawings in accordance with the latest legislation using the latest mechanical design software available, AutoCAD, Inventor 3D & Autodesk Vault. 

Electrical Design Engineer 

 
We are looking for an electrical design engineer to join our design team in delivering innovative solutions as new threats emerge. As a member of our design team, you will work with our clients to determine their requirements. You will produce bespoke electrical drawings in accordance with the latest legislation using the latest electrical control technologies available. You will be write PLC programs, and oversee factory testing of the overall product. 
 
You'll actively be involved in our research and development for new innovative products we are looking to bring to market in 2023. From time to time, you will attend trade shows and seminars to learn about developments in the industry. 

Final Assembly Fitter 

 
To ensure that the products and services supplied by Cova Security Gates Limited are produced to specification and in accordance with requirements agreed by the client. 
 
Due to a busy order book we are recruiting 3 x Final Assembly Fitters who will be receiving the drawing(s) and Works Instruction from our Design Department and once manufactured, you will assemble the materials into a finished product ensuring that the aesthetics of the products are finished to a very high standard and quality. 
 
Cova are renowned in the industry for their quality manufactured, fitted, and finished product range – the final stage is approval from the Production Manager, factory testing of the product in full working order to the customer specification, and you’ll assist with packing getting the products ready for collection or delivery. 
 
The role will be based at our 20,000 sq ft factory in Crawley, near Gatwick Airport, West Sussex and for safety are adhering to guidelines with social distancing in the workplace. 
 
We are only looking for candidates within a commutable distance to Crawley. 
No Recruitment Agencies Please 

About Us 

We are proud to be celebrating 35 years in the industry, as a leading designer, manufacturer, installer and maintainer of high-quality perimeter security products. Designed to be functional and reliable, we pride ourselves on delivering perimeter security products that protect people and places. From our Gatwick-based factory, we deliver a full turnkey solution from design, manufacture to installation of our products, all around the world. 

Some of our team over the years at arious annual BBQ's events held at our UK Factory 

Our Culture 

Our greatest asset is our people and thats why our culture centres around people. 

Creativity 

At Cova Security Gates, we encourage ideas and creativity. Whether it's a new process, product, tool or equipment, we are open to everything. 
At Cova Security Gates, we encourage ideas and creativity. Whether it's a new process, product, tool or equipment, we are open to everything. 
 
Cova's success in the industry is owed to the creativity of it's people. 

Team Work 

We have a culture of collaborating together. No matter what your job title is and what department you operate in, we are all working for the same thing.  
That's why we often have teams made up of colleagues from different departments working towards a target or solution.  
 
i.e., you could be a maintenance technician, working with a team of design engineers to improve user functionality. 

Equal Opportunities 

We recognise the importance of creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and supported.  
 
We strive to provide continuous training and development opportunities to help our employees reach their full potential.  
 
One of Cova's founding philosophies is that our staff must be better qualified and experienced when they leave us to explore new ventures. 

Flexibility 

Everyones lives and circumstances vary, and thats why at Cova, we offer flexibile arrangements on a basis by basis. 
 
Whether it is a deviation in working hours, picking and dropping the kids up from school, or even sabbatical leave, we are a flexible company and we work to agree a mutually beneficial arrangement. 

Reward 

We believe that hard work pays and that you take out, what you put in. Thats why we offer pay-rises and bonuses inline with inflation and company profits. 
Individuals who put in hard work and demonstrate dedication in their pursuits should be rewarded and recognised for their efforts. 

Benefits of Working for Cova 

While every employees package varies depending on their job role, all employees are entitled to the following benefits: 

25 Days + Public Bank Holidays 

(Per annum) 

Cycle to Work Scheme 

Training Opportunities 

(Mandatory for 16 to 24 year olds) 

Life Insurance 

Free Staff Car Parking 

(Our UK Headquarters is  
located by Gatwick Airport) 
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'Very happy with Cova' 
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'Cova's solution was the obvious choice' 
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'A simple solution - highly recommended' 
David - Gatwick Airport 
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'Exceptional work carried out' 
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