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Declan - Electrician

Tell us a bit about the work you do with SKILLED…

I am an Electrician with SKILLED and I specialise in installing new electrical hardware on old locomotives and complete testing before it goes to commissioning.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

I enjoy working for SKILLED as the position I hold allows me to face a wide variety of problems, enabling me to use my problem solving and technical skills. My experience in this role will assist me in career development towards a commissioning team position.

Why did you decide to join SKILLED?

SKILLED has a great reputation for safety and has also assisted me in lodging for my 457 Business Long Stay visa.

What’s the best thing about working with SKILLED?

SKILLED has my back! If I have any issues in the work place I can contact my SKILLED representative and voice my concern. Additionally, if for whatever reason things don’t work out where you are currently working, SKILLED can assist in finding alternative work, which is nice peace of mind.

What skills and experience have you gained while working for SKILLED?

This position has allowed me to further my experience and work towards the next part of my career in commissioning.

What advice would you give someone who is looking for a career as an Electrician?

I recommend that they learn how to read schematic diagrams correctly as this knowledge will open avenues in many different aspects of electrical works.

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