Workshop Engineer Apprentice

Position: Workshop Engineer Apprentice

Country: UK

Type of contract: Full-time, permanent

Location: Waterlooville

About the company

Action Pumps traces its roots back to the formation of Action Pumping Services Ltd in 1983. Our manufacturing division was formed in 1987, under the trading name of Cumulus Pump Sets, to develop packaged pump set business opportunities.

We are now a nationwide, specialist provider of professional and tailored solutions that meet and look after all pumping requirements – from supplying and/or installing a complete range of pumps and pumping systems, to offering a variety of service and maintenance packages plus spare parts and accessories.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Workshop Engineer Apprentice based at our Waterlooville office.

Job Description

The Role

Action  Pumps are looking for an apprentice to assist workshop engineers in manufacturing of pump booster sets & bespoke pumping solutions and in the repair/ overhaul of customers pumps


  • Assist in the production of pump booster sets
  • Learn the various welding techniques required (training will be given)
  • Operation of manufacturing machinery (training will be given)
  • Assembly of pipework components
  • Wiring of pump control panels & variable speed drives (training will be given)
  • Verifying operation & testing of booster sets prior to despatch.
  • Repair/ overhaul of customers pumps – including mechanical seals & motor bearings
  • Using electrical test equipment (training will be given)
  • Attending a training facility as part of an Apprenticeship programme – one day per week

Skills & Characteristics 

Key Skills and Experience

  • Willingness to learn
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to follow instruction
  • Flexible approach & a team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Presentable
  • Ability to use hand tools desirable


  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • On-site parking

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your up-to-date curriculum vitae with an accompanying cover letter detailing your suitability for the position via e-mail to before the closing date.

Tricel is an equal opportunities employer, All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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