We asked Jahiem, to tell us about his experience with Aston Group so far.
I’m Jay an Electrical apprentice at Aston Group.
I joined early September 2021 after a long time through the pandemic searching for an apprenticeship. I knew about Aston Group previously as I lived in the local borough. I came across the job through college who gave me the chance to send my CV over to them.
Luckily enough, I heard back from them pretty quick and was offered an interview. The interview went great, however, I thought I wouldn’t get the job as they said someone else had more experience than me and they’ll let me know the decisions a week later.
Surprisingly, in the next few days I received an email with my offer of employment leaving me dumbfounded. I was so shocked after a long time of trying I didn’t know what to say, eventually I replied back in acceptance.
My first day on the job I was slightly nervous however the staff there are amazing and easy to click with. All staff I have come across treat you like you’ve been a part of the team from the get go and I’d like to thank my Domestics team especially.
I’d say my biggest success so far is going on a rewire job as I’ve always wanted to do one.
This was challenging as I had to chase out walls to the correct depth of back boxes, which on an electrical course at college you do not learn or go through.
On a day-to-day basis I do a lot of electrical testing, fault finding and remedial works such as installing fire alarms, new lights and sockets. Other days I could be helping and learning about solar, or doing new re-wires, it can vary.
If I’m given the opportunity to work long term for Aston Group, I would grab it 100% with both hands. The company is warm welcoming and always ready to help with any situation at hand.