Work for Park Gate

Interested in joining us?

We advertise here for apprentices and trainees, administration staff, labourers, stores, sales, skilled electrical, managerial and technical staff

If you are interested in joining Park Gate or hearing about vacancies when they occur please email us.

We currently have a vacancies for the following positions:-


All sections of the business are experiencing increased workload at present and so we have vacancies as shown below.

Please note that in some cases we would consider applicants who don’t fully satisfy all of the indicated criteria but who would be willing to develop into the role through training and experience.

Approved Electrician – Industrial Installations

We would like to recruit a JIB approved electrician/s with good experience of industrial installations to work within our electrical contracting dept. Applicants should be time-served approved electricians, 18th Edition and 2391 qualified, with good technical and practical abilities. Comp-ex qualification and a willingness to work away from home would be an advantage.

Please apply, clearly stating which position you are interested in, to : –

Personnel Dept

Park Gate and Co Ltd

87 Kingstown Broadway

Kingstown Industrial Estate

Carlisle   CA3 0HA

Alternatively email or telephone 01228 552000 to request an application form or further details.

At Park Gate we are very proud of our record in training and retaining apprentices and staff, some of whom have been with us over 30 years.

More than half of our employees have either trained or are training with us on nationally accredited apprenticeship programmes.

Park Gate get a lot of applicants and can only appoint a very limited number. Our selection process involves rigorous assessment and interviews to allow us to select the best candidates.

Our minimum qualification requirements are 9-4 grades in maths, english, a science subject and a practical/technical subject. Candidates must also have passed the *JTL aptitude test. Those with an interest in engineering and hobbies or experience involving practical work often have an advantage.

Applications, which should be made in writing, are taken throughout the year with selection and interviews being held during June & July, successful candidates usually taking up posts around the end of August. We normally take 2 apprentices each year but this figure varies depending on our need and we are not committed to taking any number. First year apprentices are usually aged 16 to 18.

Our advice to those seeking apprenticeships is to apply to as many companies as possible to increase your chances of gaining a position contact JTL?” jTL is the training organisation allied to JIB, the electrical contracting industry body responsible for training and grading electricians.

To find out more about the electrical apprenticeship programme and to take the JTL aptitude test, contact the local training advisor.

Gary Hodgkison
Tel: 07717851844
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From time to time vacancies occur in a variety of positions including apprentices and trainees, admin, labouring, stores, sales, skilled electrical work and managerial and technical. If you would be interested in hearing of vacancies when they occur please email your details in confidence.