How I Became An Electrical Manager In The Caribbean
Welcome to our ‘How I Became a…’ series where leading people in the field share their stories of how they made it to the top of this exciting industry. Stephen Wilson is a successful MEP Co-Ordinator / Electrical Manager and has worked with a number of construction companies over the years. Today we take you back to the beginning so you can find out how he climbed that all important career ladder.
Where do you work now and what is your job title?
St Kitts & Nevis as MEP Co-Ordinator/Electrical Manager
What was your first job?
When did you decide you wanted to become an Electrical Engineer?
Whilst I was at school
What did you study at school/college/university?
Did you have to complete any training or get any specialised qualifications to get into your field?
Yes, City & Guilds and HND in Electrical Engineering
Describe some of your first jobs in the industry i.e. how did you work your way up the ladder?
Electrical Installations, progressing to Supervisor, Foreman, and then Manager
What advice do you have for aspiring Electrical Engineers?
Where will you go from here?
Hoping to progress to Director Level in my field
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