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    Apprentices Adult Apprenticeship (Scotland)

    Evening all Thank you for taking the time to read this. I joined the forum in the hope that another member may know of some opportunities either currently or coming up in the future for an adult apprentice in Scotland. I am based in the Stirling area but will happily travel if there is an...
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    Electrician Vacancies

    Wiltshire-based SMARTech energy are on the hunt for the following professionals: Approved Electrician Inspecting and Testing Electrician Air conditioning engineer Refrigeration engineer We understand that the key to our success is the people we work with – which is why we’ve put together a...
  3. Dan

    Do you do jobs for cash, and then not declare it with the taxman? (voters in the poll are private!!!)

    Do you do jobs for cash, and then not declare it with the taxman? (voters in the poll are private!!!) Just wondering, as it's 2019, whether there are still guys doing jobs for cash. As a web business, all my business is paid by BACS in full up front before anything goes ahead. Or Google, who...
  4. RutlandFox

    Best place to advertise for help on a job

    Hi all. I have a couple of jobs coming up that I will need a helper to help out with - general electrical stuff like pulling cables, cutting channels, drilling holes, stuff like that. Where is a good place to advertise? And what is the going rate for a jobbing sparky (eg NVQ level 2) or similar...
  5. Johnsty32

    UK Looking for work - Electricians Jobs in Newcastle - Electrical work in Newcastle

    Hello everyone ?? I’m from Newcastle and looking for work at the minute any help would be really appreciated thanks ??
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    Potential job

    Got a lead on a job; they’re wanting metal trays (containment) with steel conduit to create the ‘industrial look’. I’m cool with their needs; explained about fire alarms/emergency lighting and they talked about doing it ‘piece meal’. With the area being used for a venue, it all needs sorting...
  7. buzzlightyear

    nicely fried - 9.5kw shower, not certificates for the job

    just got back from a customers ,hoping it a nice job and it was ,customers saying I cant push the isolator to the off position . off comes the isolator wow that isolators fried ,so 6mm cable in and terminals tight has a ducks a88,now for the shower 9.5 kw . now what about the rcd for it ,nice...
  8. littlespark

    Domestic One of those easy jobs that’s turned sour

    Add a few sockets to existing install....holiday cottage. partition walls, back to back with other sockets. First one went without problem. Onto number 2. Plug in socket and see to identify mcb..... buzzes constantly.... off, off, off..... hmmm. Not on any of these socket circuits? Turned off...
  9. bonjovi

    what was your most dangerous job peeps

    I had 2 first was a well known pottery place in Derbyshire I had done the work and now my job was to power it up ,the company I was working for said now the tails are at the busbar your job is to connect this up , but the problem was you cannot switch it off as it takes 24hr to power up again...
  10. bonjovi

    whats the roughest job you would like to own upto

    mine was when I was training we were working at a industrial unit up on the second perlin we installed a 25mm conduit then had the pleasure of wiring it with many cables , we tried and tried and tried we could not pull these dam cables inside this tube , so we had an idea get the cortina and...
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    Help with getting a new job (Trainee)

    Hello all. I am currently seeking work with a different company as my current employer is using me as cheap labour and I am learning nothing. I find myself not even doing electrical work most days which as you can imagine is very annoying. Why is it so hard to find a new job?! I have just...
  12. D

    Job quotes you know won’t happen

    Hi all Just wanted your opinion on this... I have an old guy keep asking me to quote power and lights for his detached garage. I quoted this job about 2 years ago and last year. He is now asking me to go back a quote again for the very same job. This particular job is about 25 minutes from my...
  13. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Anyone used these jobbies?

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    Whats the furthest you've travelled for a simple job?

    I have to travel from Bristol to near Edinburgh in Scotland on Monday, all just to look at a motorised satellite dish on a hospitality trailer that is not working...... I would so love it, if I find out its just a loose cable... Im not so sure on the economics, however as a good employee, I...
  15. Z

    Jobs???

    H, so you be qualified when pass Level3 Diploma , testing and inspection, 18th editions, lots of courses , they give you options start apprenticeship... I’m very confused now ? This courses cost about 5000-6000 , money for tools. What the best way start just only Level 2 but kwep
  16. Pete999

    My Mums house had these jobbies

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    Everybody’s Favourite handmans latest rewire job

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    Trainee Extra part time job

    Hi, I'm after an advice regarding a work market. I'm an improver and I hope to get gold card within one year. I'd like to find an extra job related to electrical installation. But my requirements are a bit unusual. I'd like to: - install and commission some kind of special devices, - go...
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    On small jobs charging for cable

    Hi all I was just wondering how every charges for cable on a small job? Let me give you and example, you are asked to replace 4 down lights, but one 1 of them you fined that the cable is to short so you replace that cable back to the next downlight, Normally i would just charge for sundries £20...
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    Domestic Jobs not experience???

    Hi everyone, I just asking because , I finish my college Level 2, 2365 Diploma, but not many experience. Any advice how to start jobs for electrical mate , and how to make CV, please .
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