Pump Rental Electrical
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£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications

Our Business

Selwood is the leading pump rental solutions company in the UK. We have an outstanding reputation for exceptional customer service backed by one of the largest fleets of quality pump products.  Each customer and each project is unique and our deep technical knowledge means we are proud to deliver a bespoke and genuine 24/7, 365 days-a-year service.

Selwood has grown enormously over the last few years and to support with continued growth, we have a great opportunity for a Commissioning Electrician to join our friendly Electrical team.

About The Role

As our electrical teams go from strength to strength, we are pleased to invite applications for the position of Commissioning Electrician to be based out of our branch in Chandlers Ford.

Specialising in commissioning electrical installs, the ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the successful commissioning and functionality testing of pumping systems while adhering to safety standards and project deadlines. This role requires meticulous documentation skills, effective communication with customers, and thorough testing of system functionality.

Other Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Complete commissioning activities for pump system installs, including but not limited to, level controllers, flow meters, Inverters, control valves, generators, and Programmable Logic Controllers.
  • Document commissioning procedures, system configurations, and parameters accurately onto electrical commissioning reports and the internal intranet, so correct up to date information can be utilised for future projects.
  • Perform functional testing of pumping systems to ensure proper operation and adherence to manufactures and company specifications.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines and departments to resolve any installation issues or discrepancies, working with the Electrician to demonstrate correct ways of working to prevent repeat errors.
  • Provide comprehensive job handover to customers, including safe system operation, practical in the field training, documentation, and commissioning pack.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical and control system issues to ensure customer requirements are always met.

Essential Qualifications:

  • C&G 2382 -18th edition IET Wiring Regulation.
  • C&G2391- Inspection Testing & Certification.
  • JIB Registered (ECS card Holder).
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • NVQ Level 3 as a minimum.
  • ECS Card to installer standard.

Essential Experience: 

  • Previous experience in an electrical commissioning role.
  • Skilled in deciphering and interpreting electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and technical drawings, adept at translating written information into actionable solutions and functional equipment.
  • Proven ability to create a supportive and nurturing environment that fosters continuous learning and professional growth among team members.
  • Strong understanding of electrical systems, including motors, controllers, and instrumentation.
  • Proven practical and technical experience with 3-phase systems.
  • Proficient in drafting commissioning reports, documenting procedures, and recording test results, with a knack for customizing information for both internal and external audiences, employing suitable methods to effectively convey crucial details.
  • Knowledge of relevant safety standards and regulations, such as BS 7671, BS EN 60204, and Health and Safety at Work Act.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to solve complex technical problems.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, for interacting with team members and customers.
  • Demonstrable practical experience with pumping system brands or manufacturers.
  • Experience with PLCs, HMIs, and control system integration.
  • Knowledge of energy efficiency principles and practices in pumping systems.
  • Exhibits strong self-management skills, adept at effectively prioritising tasks to ensure high-quality completion within deadlines, even when faced with multiple conflicting priorities.

Please note - This role is subject to a safety critical medical.

What we can offer you

We understand balancing work and life commitments isn’t always easy, that’s why we’ve designed our benefits package to support you in all areas of life.

  • Competitive salary
  • Company van (for work use)
  • Enhanced overtime pay (for additional hours and call outs)
  • Medicash Scheme – medical expenses scheme (access to 24hour online GP services, discounted gym memberships)
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • 3x your annual salary life insurance (DIS)
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP) & access to Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts/vouchers for supermarkets, high street shops, holidays and more)
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free on-site parking


This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

EDI Statement

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

We value transparency, respecting others and understanding differences. We give full and fair consideration to all applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

As part of your recruitment journey, we are happy to support requests for reasonable adjustments.

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