Trainee Domestic Appliance Engineer

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0800 Repair are the UKs largest independent Domestic Appliance Repair Company, employing more than 180 engineers nationwide. We pride ourselves on the quality of our workmanship & extremely high levels of customer service. Due to expansion through ever increasing job levels across the Country; an exciting employment opportunity has arisen for a number of trainees to join our teams of field based Domestic Appliance Engineers. We offer a competitive salary, generous and achievable bonus structure and second to none training provided through our purpose-built training academy, in an industry which is going from strength to strength. There has never been a more exciting time to embark on a new career with 0800 Repair. You as the ideal Trainee Domestic Appliance Engineer will be:
• Mechanically/electrically minded
• Methodical in your approach to work
• Have a basic understanding of electrical workings
• Experienced and confident in using hand tools
• Have a keen interest in repairs and or workings of appliances/devices/machinery
• Proficient in using technology - i.e. tablets/mobile phones/Microsoft packages The role will involve working in our customer's home where you will meet a variety of people from all walks of life so excellent interpersonal skills are a must. You will also need to be:
• Smart and presentable
• Friendly and helpful
• Trustworthy and reliable
• Team Player
• Flexible to working hours
• Articulate and a good communicator
• Good with English (verbally and written) Important: You will need to hold a full UK driving license with no more than 6 points. What will be covered in the training? Training is provided through a combination of residential weeks at our 0800 Repair training academy based in the North East - covering both classroom-based learning and hands on practical work. The training will cover the following areas:
• Health and safety
• Repair of domestic appliances
• Installation of refrigeration systems and components
• Safe working environments
• Maintaining effective working relationships
• The 0800 Way Benefits:
• Purpose built training facility (in the North east) provides preparation training and assessments for all skills associated to become a fully trained White Goods/Domestic Appliance Engineer.
• Competitive salary with wage increases throughout your training period, dependant on passing relevant stage of your training at that point. London weighting applied for candidates within inner M25 area.
• Bonus scheme
• Tablet
• Flexible working hours
• Company van and fuel card
• Uniform, tools and PPE supplied
• Company Pension scheme
• 22 days annual holiday allowance plus 8 bank holidays - this will rise with length of service to a maximum of 25
• Overtime available but not compulsory and paid at an increased rate Experience and skills: No experience in White Goods repair is needed as full training will be given, however we are looking for candidates with a background in practical/hands on roles with skills that can be transferable into this role. Electrical and/or ACS gas qualifications would be advantageous but are not essential. Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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