Apprentice Electrician - Marshall Electrical Services - REF: 036

Company overview:

"We install smoke ventilation and fire alarm systems mainly in the North West but also country wide.
We are based in Kirkby and employ approximately 10 staff."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in electrical Installations
  • Take instruction from superiors
  • Continually display respect for Health & Safety requirements both to self and other operatives/ workmates
  • Continually show initiative and strife to become an important member of a team
  • Show continual self-improvement and willingness to learn
  • Ability to take the initiative and take ownership at the work place

Key skills to be successful in your application: 

  • Qualifications required/predicted: Maths, English, Sciences, 5 or above
  • Register and Pass JTL requirements  - view the website.
  • Good personal hygiene standards
  • Always smart turnout for work (workwear uniform provided)
  • Likeable disposition
  • Willingness for continual self-improvement
  • Interests outside work
  • Have excellent communication skills

Location: Kirkby                               
Contracted hours: 40                    
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage (16-17 years £4.55,18 years £6.45)                                         

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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