Apprentice Electrician - Citrus - REF: 030

Company overview:

"An exciting opportunity has been made available for a Electrical apprentice to join our fast-growing team at Citrus. If successful you will join our Electrical division working on projects across the northwest. Citrus only employs qualified electricians to ensure the best quality of training and mentoring can be given to a new trainee. Our aim is to give you the skills and training to become a qualified electrician with the experience to carry out jobs and projects on your own."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Electrical installation
  • Work as part of a team along side
  • Installing and maintaining electrical installations
  • Cleaning and keeping job areas tidy 

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required/predicted 4 x GCSE(equivalent) in Maths and English minimum
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to use your own initiative
  • Able to attend regular training at college
  • Polite, courteous and approachable

Location: Prescot                                         
Contracted hours: 40                                    
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage       

Closing date: Monday 10 August 2020

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Include the job reference you are applying for in the subject box of an email and send it to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk


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