A YOUNG employee of Aberdeen-based Aiken Group has scooped a prestigious award.
Sean McIntosh (17) from Aberdeen was recently named as best first year refrigeration apprentice in the 2014 Tullos Training awards, adding to a clutch of accolades won by Aiken Group employees in previous years.
In addition, Aiken Group has underlined its ongoing commitment to developing the next generation of industry talent with the recent employment of first year electrical apprentices Barry Smith from Stonehaven and Connor Cargill from Inverbervie.
In addition, Callum Youngson from Aberdeen has been taken on as a first year air conditioning apprentice.
Aiken Group HR director, Christine Bateman, commented: “We are very proud that Sean has been recognised for his hard work with this important award.
“Aiken Group’s ongoing success and growth means that we have a constant need to have the right people in place, and our long-standing dedication to nurturing talent for the future is vital in ensuring both our own sustainability and that of the wider industry.”
She added: “We are also delighted to welcome Barry, Connor and Callum to the team and we look forward to supporting them, and all our other young people, as they progress in their careers at Aiken Group.”
Aiken Group is a leading and innovative supplier of integrated, out-sourced and solutions-based engineering and specialist services principally accommodation; engineering, construction and modification and technology and project management.
In 2013, the company – which is owned by Danny Donald and Norman MacKay – announced a four per cent rise in revenues to £13.33 million and recently reported that it had won work worth in excess of £14 million since the beginning of this year.
To find out more, visit www.aikengroup.com
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