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  1. LIGHTS
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    OK AS YOU PROB GUESSED IM NEW TO THIS FORUM , IM A QUALIFIED IRISH SPARK NOW 7 YEARS POST APPRENTICESHIP OBVIOUSLY ! I WILL BE MOVING TO THE U.K IN NEXT WEEK OR SO IN SEARCH FOR WORK ! I AM AWARE OF DIFFERENCES IN SAFE PASS AND I WILL NEED A NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER . MY MAIN QUESTION IS WHERE WOULD BE THE BEST PLACE TO RELOCATE FOR WORK ???? BUSY AREAS ??? COMPANIES LOOKING FOR SPARKS ???? NOW TAKING INTO CONCIDERATION OR REGULATIONS AT HOME ARE SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT TO YERS eg 17TH EDITION TESTING INSPECTION IS NOT AN EXAM IN IRELAND . I HAVE WORKED IN OZ , NEW ZEALAND , HOLLAND , ON DOMESTIC - COMMERICAL AND INDUSTRIAL SECTORS . IF ANYONE COULD GIVE ME RELIABLE LEADS OR INFORMATION ON WORK I WOULD BE GREATFUL ! p.s Que the " Stay at home Paddy slurs " !!!! ha
     
  2. dingledong
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    dingledong Electrician's Arms

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    I think oz
     
  3. rapparee
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    rapparee Electrician's Arms

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    well boy, sorry to lose you, another one lost to the coffin ship.
     
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  4. snowhead
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    Mildlands
    Middle of the Country then it's not too far to travel in any direction for work.
     
  5. malcolmsanford
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    London I'm afraid. There is a load of work up there. I should know I travel up 3 days a week to work
     
  6. telectrix
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    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Trusted Advisor

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    you still got 3 days in you , malc.? :willy_nilly:
     
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  7. LIGHTS
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    Been in OZ and home 5 years now , Ireland was still fairly busy when i returned ! Had a 1 year working visa so im not entitled to another im afraid , plus wanna be relatively close to home mate
     
  8. LIGHTS
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    And many more to follow no doubt rapparee
     
  9. LIGHTS
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    @ malcolmsanford - Been in talks with a crowd from London alright , think they are a semi recruitment crowd to be honest . They seem to have work alright and will be back onto me next week . Hoping to get in with a proper Outfit though ............. like everyone else i suppose , pull a ticket join the que !!! just wondering if big companies have any specific big jobs going around ????
     
  10. Murdoch
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    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

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    The issue is taking on - companies are hiring contractors but if things go quiet then they will be the first to go.

    There are few full time well paid jobs in the uk
     
  11. sparkdog
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    sparkdog sparkdog Electrician's Arms

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    Perhaps there is electricity on the moon.Check it out.
     
  12. rapparee
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    rapparee Electrician's Arms

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    well it would be easy for me to talk about the saxon shilling and how londons streets aren't paved with gold but i'm employed and you're obviously not so good luck to you, i hope you do well
     
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  13. LIGHTS
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    @ Murdoch , seems to be the same everywhere mate . Agencies then are screwing us all over ! Some agencies in Ireland have popped up looking for qualified sparks to work for 450 euro week wage after tax , personally wouldnt waiste my experience gained in the sector for that crap !! I know theres men out there have to provide for families and bite the bullet and work for it , they seem to have people by the balls
     
  14. LIGHTS
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    @ sparkdog : taught the Moon was ran off a photocell from Russia ????
     
  15. telectrix
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    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Trusted Advisor

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    best place for good earner is banking. you get fat bonuses for cocking things up.
     
  16. ian.settle1
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    Why are you shouting!!!

    Do you think we can't hear you from all those miles away in Ireland?
     
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  17. rapparee
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    rapparee Electrician's Arms

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    sometimes you have to, i was trying to get out with a girl on saturday night, unfortunately sje was from londan and and she couldn't understand my accent
     
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