Mobile Electrician – R1339

Founded in 1946, Selwood is now a £50m turnover company employing 420 staff throughout its nationwide network of branches and is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

Selwood has developed a specialist pump hire division and is currently the No. 1 Pump Hirer in the UK with an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise and the largest and most modern fleet.



Essential Full clean driving licence (no more than 6 points)

Proven experience of electrical & mechanical repair and installation

Preferred Experience in similar industry, preferably within the construction/pump industry.

Experience working as an Electrician subsequent to the satisfactory completion of training and immediately prior to the application.




City & Guilds (2382-12) Electrical Installations , IEE Wiring Regulations 17th edition (BS7671 2008 (2011))

City & Guilds (2330) Level 2 or 3 Technical Certificate for Electrical Apprentices.

City & Guilds 2357 is a diploma in Electrotechnology

AM2 ( Achievement measurement 2)

City & Guilds 2391 (101 or 301) – (BS7671 knowledge)

City & Guilds 2394 – Award in the initial verification and certification of new electrical installations.

City & Guilds 2395 – As above but also covers the periodic inspection and certification of Electrical installations.

City & Guilds 2396 – level 4 award in the design and verification of Electrical installations.

ECS Gold card Holder


Skills & Competencies

Practical and electrical engineering skills with technical supervisor knowledge to work on own initiative without supervision.


Position purpose

To maintain, install, service and repair electrical and mechanical equipment between branches and customers sites in a safe, professional and efficient manner.


Tasks and responsibilities 

  1. Carry out electrical installation work efficiently in accordance with the National Working Rules for the Electrical Contracting Industry, the current I.E.E.Regulations for Electrical Installations, and the Construction Industry Safety Regulations.
  2. Maintain, install, service and repair electrical/mechanical pump sets, plant and site equipment within the hire fleet and also any customer units as required to the required legislative standards.
  3. Produce reports and estimates to repair set units and advise on safety issues as necessary.
  4. Ensure necessary Risk Assessment/Method Statements are documented and completed or adhered to. Ensure they are properly communicated and followed.
  5. Acknowledge and adhere to site specific requirements specifically Health & Safety procedures.
  6. Ensure that all on-site installations are carried out to comply with current C&G 2382 (17th Edition)Wiring Regulations.
  7. Undertake PAT testing and inspection as required, recording information in logbook for branches within region.
  8. Be able to set out jobs from drawings and specifications and requisition the necessary installation materials.
  9. Be able to accept responsibility for the proper completion of jobs and, if required,supervise other operatives.
  10. Update relevant databases to ensuring accuracy of the information.
  11. Submit accurate mileage readings every time the vehicle is filled up with fuel.
  12. Maintain excellent internal and external Customer relations by displaying politeness, respect and co-operation with Staff, Customers, and members of the public or other road users alike.  When on site act as an ambassador of Selwood Limited, promoting both the Company brand products and image.
  13. Communicate accurately to your immediate line manager, work colleagues and customers regarding certain job specifications when required, e.g. ETA’s, missing and damaged items.  Obtain signatures, full name, date and times when delivering and collecting.
  14. Ensure branded work clothing is worn at all times and comply with all PPE requirements either by Selwood or specific customer site regulations.
  15. Carry out any specific tasks as detailed by your immediate line manager in accordance with the Company Policies and Procedures.
  16. Depending on the need of the business you  may be required to take part on call outs and be on the rota either regularly or on the ad-hoc basis.


Additional Requirements

Must be fit and able to operate vehicles, Selwood and customers’ machines without impaired vision or hearing and must comply with statutory medical standards.

Applicants should apply to quoting the job reference number.