Trainee Engineer

Location: Kings Lynn | Type: Permanent

Job Role

We are currently recruiting a Trainee Engineer to join the team at our Kings Lynn branch. 

This is a great opportunity for an individual interested in entering the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning trade.   The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in the installation, servicing and maintenance of a wide variety of equipment.  For those who demonstrate aptitude for the role there will also be the opportunity to train for technical qualifications will be provided for the right candidate through our bespoke Group City & Guilds Training Centre. 

The Role 

  • The role is mobile as all installation, service and maintenance work will be carried out at Adcock customer’s premises.  Travelling to and from the site would be paid, however travelling to and from the branch office on a daily basis would be the responsibility of the individual. 
  • The basic working week is 40 hours. Some weekend work will be required. Generous overtime paid.  

Candidate Requirements

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Grades A-C in Maths, English and one Science based subject 
  • Must be based within easy commuting distance of our Kings Lynn Branch 
  • Able to accommodate early starts and / or later finishes in order to complete jobs within agreed timescales. 
  • Able to work away should this be required 
  • A full, valid UK driving licence is essential. 
  • Some working experience within the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning field would be an advantage but is not essential. 

We take pride in our Company values and so along with the above we are looking for someone who would ‘live’ them in their day to day role, demonstrating professionalism and great customer service at all times.


A ‘can do’ attitude, ability to ‘think outside the box’ in challenging situations, proactive problem solver.  Demonstrating flexibility and adaptability and a willingness to learn new skills and ways of working.


Enthusiasm to deliver an excellent service every day to both colleagues and customers, understanding the importance of reflecting accuracy and attention to detail. 


Always respectful, polite and considerate when dealing with colleagues and customers alike with a naturally friendly and professional manner. 


Able to deliver a high-quality service through continuous improvement of knowledge of the business and customer needs.  Driven and motivated by a personal desire to succeed.


Ability to build excellent working relationships with colleagues and customers; A proactive team player, displaying positive energy and enthusiasm with an optimistic attitude towards teamwork, willing to pitch whenever necessary to support colleagues.


A desire for personal development of knowledge and skills and those of the team. 


We offer a generous, competitive starting hourly and overtime rates with benefits package including contributory pension scheme and generous holiday allowance. 

For those who show the right attitude and aptitude we will invest in training leading to the achievement of professional qualifications. 

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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