Electrical Apprentice - McLaren

  • Job Reference: MCL-A
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2018
  • Location: Wembley Park
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Apprenticeships
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Brent Works - EA
  • Email: brent.works@brent.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 0208 937 6295

Job Description

Introduction

The Wembley Park regeneration has already created 800-1000 jobs across the estate and at London Designer Outlet and is now creating, even more, opportunities for local people as well as up to 900 construction jobs per month during the build phases. It is estimated that 8,640 new jobs will be created in addition to construction jobs. You can view the vacancies and find out what it’s like to work at Wembley Park below.

Summary 

McLaren Construction is an award winning contractor with an established reputation for consistent delivery of outstanding projects across all market sectors. We specialise in new build, refurbishment and fit out projects for major blue chip customers. Continuous review and improvement enable us to develop robust and practical procedures, from inception to completion, that centre on delivering high quality solutions against challenging demands.

We pride ourselves on the high calibre and expertise of our team, and actively encourage creative engineering solutions that meet the complex needs of our customers.

Roles and responsibilities 

Electricians install, inspect and test electrical equipment, making sure everything in a building works properly and – above all – safely.

  • Reads, interprets, and executes drawings, schematics, blueprints, and electrical code specifications to see layout of commercial electrical equipment installations
  • Tests electrical and equipment and parts for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance
  • Installs repairs, or replaces electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic, and line assemblies, lighting, and alternative electrical parts
  • Installs, repairs, or replaces generators and industrial storage batteries
  • Do preventive maintenance and testing of electrical systems (including power distribution equipment)
  • Have an understanding of cable core colours
  • Installs electrical circuits, as well as panels, conduit, protecting devices and switches
  • Works on electrical failures and replaces components wherever production time is often affected
  • Corrects connections and wiring on equipment controls wherever incorrect applications may cause harm and dangerous conditions
  • Conducts preventive and maintenance programs, and also keeps maintenance records
  • May install, maintain, and calibrate industrial equipment and connected devices
  • Willing to wear PPE at all times
  • Complies with standards and procedures of industry, Safety Manual, and abide by safety rules.

 We are currently looking for an Apprentice with the following requirements

  • Good GCSE maths and English grade C or above
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Completed at Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation
  • Must be punctual
  • Must be able to follow instruction of supervisor

The ideal candidate will be

  • Hard working
  • Adaptable
  • Capable of working under pressure
  • Eager to learn
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Must be punctual
  • Must be able to follow instruction of supervisor