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James Wild, 25, is a graduate engineer with building services firm Max Fordham LLP Route to the job After completing a degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Manchester in 1998, I started work in production engineering in Skelmersdale, making car turbo parts. I stayed there for a week. Soon afterwards, I got a job as a maintenance engineer at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, working for Tarmac/Carillion, which had a seven year facilities management contract with ...

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