Steve started out as an Engineer’s Apprentice assisting with installations of CCTV, Access Control and Automation. He quickly became a competent engineer, growing a passion within the Gate Automation industry.
Developing his skills and knowledge throughout the years, Steve progressed to a Senior Engineer, under his guidance he trained Apprentices who later went on to become fully competent Engineers. In an ever-changing industry Steve was keen to build a more personal relationship with the customers and evolve further.
After several years as an Engineer, Steve took the next step in his career in becoming a Manager working within a security company. In this role Steve managed an Automation Division, including day to day running of 5 engineers, responsible for conducting site surveys, providing quotations, and regulating safety audits.
With his wealth of knowledge and skills gained throughout 14 years, Steve founded SF Automation in 2021. His focus is to provide a professional service and experience to new and existing customers, delivering, and maintaining high quality workmanship and adhering to the current safety standards set out by DHF, the automation industry’s Governing Body. This is further enhanced by gaining a Diploma within DHF’s Training Academy.