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Just wondered what is the situation with the construction for the Olympics?
A few of my mates fear they will be let go soon enough and were going to apply to Electrical firms in England in the hope of working on the Olympic site.
Has work started yet and if so who should these guys be getting in touch with about getting work?

Any help appreciated thanks
 
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rumrunner

Just wondered what is the situation with the construction for the Olympics?
A few of my mates fear they will be let go soon enough and were going to apply to Electrical firms in England in the hope of working on the Olympic site.
Has work started yet and if so who should these guys be getting in touch with about getting work?

Any help appreciated thanks
Oh im not sure about having poachers on the plot:) ive got my ear to the ground so to speak and ill let you know as soon as i hear anything ;),
do you specialise in any thing in particular or are you just after general installation work,im fairly sure you will nead 17edition and health and safety certs ,inspection and testing would be a bonus also
good luck hope it works out if you come over;)
 
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Cirrus

I reckon they will struggle. I know of many many firms over here laying people off too so there may well be a glut of sparks.
 
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Oh im not sure about having poachers on the plot:) ive got my ear to the ground so to speak and ill let you know as soon as i hear anything ;),
do you specialise in any thing in particular or are you just after general installation work,im fairly sure you will nead 17edition and health and safety certs ,inspection and testing would be a bonus also
good luck hope it works out if you come over;)

Not for me I run my own Electrical company,I have a few friends who were considering going over...and hey its not like they are Polish now is it I would imagine we are trained just as highly as you guys ;)!
 

danzor

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they're still doing the foundations at the village, im guessing some time early next year there will be some sparky work. Did mcalpine get the main contract?
 
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Yeh! But thats a regional side like Scotland and Wales put in not a club side like England or France puts in?:eek::D

Thats where you are wrong,They use to be a regional,provincial side but are now a fully fledged Professional club just like any club in England or France...And I also think your wrong about Scotland and Wales do they not have clubs like Edinburgh and Newport Gwent Dragons as far as Im aware they are proper clubs playing in a proper league ie The Magners Celtic League
Anyway we are really going off topic here :p
 

ian.settle1

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Thats where you are wrong,They use to be a regional,provincial side but are now a fully fledged Professional club just like any club in England or France...And I also think your wrong about Scotland and Wales do they not have clubs like Edinburgh and Newport Gwent Dragons as far as Im aware they are proper clubs playing in a proper league ie The Magners Celtic League
Anyway we are really going off topic here :p
Not really did here a rumour that they where trying to get rugby reintroduced into Olympics (Can't have the yanks being the reigning olympic champions can we:eek:)
 
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1st Step

Sorry to interupt the sports chit chat guys, but thought i'd let you know that services are due to start on the stadium in March / April, the main Electrical Contractor won't be looking to seriously increase their labourforce until June / July,

Strong evidence to suggest that the same contractor also has the new westfield shopping centre in Stratford, so they are going to need some serious amounts of labour over there - it's a JIB firm, so Polish will be few and far between.

We're an agency (no abuse please !! we're one of the few honest ones) and we will be supplying the main contractor, if you want to get your interest registered by all means call me on 0844 5763800

Careena
 
B

Burney

welcome careena

i will be calling in the morning to register my interest im dying to get on this project :cool:
 

jeremy

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Regional side as may be Ireland have hammered England over the last 7 years. By the way I'm an Ulsterman and will be right behind Ireland every step of the way.!Slaintie!
 
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pigletvonpiggle

ha coreena, am i right in thinking the contracter is the same one that did the whitecity job.
 
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jdes26

well that would make the electrical contractor tommy clarke! and the main builder westfield.
just like to say WESTFIELD are a very well organised outfit and i have upmost respect for them i was a electrical finishing foreman for them and i was very impressed
 
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pigletvonpiggle

well that would make the electrical contractor tommy clarke! and the main builder westfield.
just like to say WESTFIELD are a very well organised outfit and i have upmost respect for them i was a electrical finishing foreman for them and i was very impressed
whats the chances of getting me a start a some sort of manager for westfield.
 
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megaman83

I was told a few months ago by a spark who have worked for one of the main agencys that are recruiting for the olympic site that they had opened a training school in poland to train up polish sparks to send here for the olympics.

also i seen on the news a few weeks ago that because a certain percentage of workers must come from east london that new polish, latvians etc were going to that borough to registar for national insurance cards so they would be top of the list to get work.

this should probably also be published on jobs for uk workers
 
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Chris2289

saw today that the budget is getting increased on the velodrome by £25m due to site contamination.

Shocking the amount this will cost!!
 
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pigletvonpiggle

t clarkes will be doing the main install, they also have the new shopping centre. but nothing starts till earley summer. the agency to contact is 1st step, call careena on 0870 0601992.
 
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t clarkes will be doing the main install, they also have the new shopping centre. but nothing starts till earley summer. the agency to contact is 1st step, call careena on 0870 0601992.


Gee thanks.........I think :confused:


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Mark2009

Just wondered what is the situation with the construction for the Olympics?
A few of my mates fear they will be let go soon enough and were going to apply to Electrical firms in England in the hope of working on the Olympic site.
Has work started yet and if so who should these guys be getting in touch with about getting work?

Any help appreciated thanks
Hi
This my answer everyones questions.

Daily Star: Simply The Best 7 Days A Week :: News :: Migrants get first dibs on Olympic jobs

Thanks

Mark
 
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jdes26

government are full of **** take our taxes
take our work im a spark and the job sucks
 
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senor_fabulous

word on the street is that the government wants everyone on the olympics to be on the cards. Not sure how that is going to work. One of the lads was told by a big eastern european to get off the job. Its bad enough these foreigners being given our work on a plate, now it seems we have to fight these cants just to keep ourselves in work. I'ts wrong.:mad:
 
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