Being a female technician - my career story

Posted on 4 October 2017 at 4:14 PM by Clare McCrudden

I first began working on behalf of Virgin Media at the tender age of 27 as an installation engineer for a contract partner. All my previous job roles were customer serviced based, so even though I knew my skills were transferable, there were a whole load of new ones I would have to learn. Yeah sure I had used a screwdriver and done the odd bits of DIY around the house, but I had never had what they refer to as a manual job before. I needed a new challenge.  From the off, I was made to fee...