Apprentice Service Engineer - REF: KA060

Ventilux designs, manufactures and offers an extensive range of safety system products and services, including Emergency Lighting, Central Battery Systems, Luminaire Conversion Equipment, Nurse Call, Emergency Lighting Commissioning, Service and Maintenance.

Ventilux was founded in 1986, and has since grown steadily to become one of the largest Independent Emergency Lighting Manufacturers in Europe & the Middle East.

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Commissioning, servicing and maintaining of Emergency Luminaires
  • Commissioning, servicing and maintaining of Static Inverter systems
  • Commissioning of Intelligent Network Emergency Lighting Testing Systems to BS5266
  • Promoting Market Leading products with a high quality after sales service

Key skills required to be successful in this role:

  • PC literacy
  • Candidate must have good organisational skills
  • Good paperwork and reporting required
  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C or equivalent
  • Customer service skills
  • Reliable
  • Good communication skills

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

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form (Word)
2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 November 2018

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