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Business Unit:
Pump Rental Solutions
Salary Details:
£Competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications
Advertising End Date:
28 Feb 2019
Our Business Unit
Founded in 1946, Selwood is now a £60m turnover company employing 500 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 Mechanical and Electrical branch in Lewes and is currently proving a dedicated service to our utilities frameworks working with a team that hold an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise and the largest and most modern fleet.

With a foundation of 70 years within our industry, Selwood continues to be an innovative business responding to meet the needs of our clients with cutting edge approaches to customer service, product development, manufacture and service.

Our M&E team have a strong presence in Lewes and our operations continue to grow resulting in new opportunities for individuals within a number of disciplines.
About The Role
We are looking for Mobile Mechanical Fitter to join the team at our busy Lewes branch . This role covers Monday to Friday 40 hours per week as well as being part of an on call rota.
The Mechanical will be responsible for  maintaining, installing, servicing and the repair of Mechanical equipment between branches and customers sites in a safe, professional and efficient manner.

The ideal candidate will hold practical and mechanical engineering skills and be flexible and adaptable to support the ever changing needs of our business.

Qualifications & Tickets required:

  • Due to the nature of this role, we will require individuals to hold an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Plant Maintenance or similar qualification in the maintenance of large engines.
  • Full driving licence with a maximum of 6 points.
  • CSCS Card.


  • Carry out work in compliance with recommended manufacturers’ procedures and having regard for own health and safety, company employees, customers, general public and the environment.
  • To understand, interpret and work to the relevant instructions and technical information available so as to carry out all tasks in the most efficient and safe manner.
  • To communicate accurately with immediate supervisor, work colleagues and customers alike on job requirements e.g. cost, downtime, and identifying cause. Able to obtain signatures and names from site and to ensure the smooth processing of paper work.
  • Maintain your own work area, whether on customers’ or Selwood sites in a clean and tidy state.
  • Daily maintenance checks on company vehicle (where applicable) to be carried out e.g. water/oil levels, clean lights and windscreen. Keeping the vehicle interior and exterior clean.
  • To be polite and cooperative with colleagues and customers alike. Whilst on site, be customer focussed and aware that you are promoting the Company.
  • All small tools or equipment used to be kept in good condition. Any defects found must be reported to supervisor.
  • To comply with all PPE requirements, either by Selwood or specific customer site regulations.
  • Carry out all given tasks as set out in the Company Policy procedures. Those applicable to be detailed by your immediate supervisor.


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

What Selwood Can Offer You
Selwood are happy to offer a competitive rate inline with skills & qualifications- On call payment of £75 + minimum of 4 hours paid OT at enhanced rates. 24 days + Bank Holidays, Pension Scheme, Childcare Voucher Scheme and  free parking on site. This role will have use of a tracked company van for business use.

Selwood are committed to the continual development and training of our staff and will offer a number of courses relevant to this roles and our products.