Heating Engineer (Air Source Heat Pump)

Number of employees

3800

Twickenham, USA

Posted on: 2024-06-28

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

You should apply for the location that is most suitable for you. Please do not apply for multiple locations.

We're recruiting Plumbing and Heating Engineers to install our Air Source Heat Pumps.

We're looking for passionate people who have worked on the installation of heating systems to join us in making the transition to renewables. As the lead Heat Pump Engineer, you'll work closely with a Low Carbon Heating Support Engineer to install Heat Pumps in your area. At Octopus Energy Services, we put the customers experience at high priority, so you’ll carry out the work cleanly and respectfully at their property.

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Are you ready for a career with us? We want to ensure you have all the tools and environment you need to unleash your potential. Need any specific accommodations? Whether you require specific accommodations or have a unique preference, let us know, and we'll do what we can to customise your interview process for comfort and maximum magic!

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

What you'll do

  • Work as part of a team to install low carbon technology in customers homes -starting with Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Learn about new technologies and get exciting training in our innovative £10m training centre; giving you the confidence to install the kit, to find solutions to challenges and to share low carbon advice with our customers
  • Use your knowledge and experience of heat pump installations to deliver an amazing experience
  • Review and collaborate on technical specifications and mechanical drawings
  • Work with an electrician to commission Air Source Heat Pumps
  • Lead your team; be responsible for your crew and empower them to make on-the-fly decisions to do what’s right for you and your customers
  • What you'll need

  • G3 (unvented cylinder) qualification OR proven experience
  • Experience in the installation of boilers and it's a plus if you know about air source heat pumps
  • Experience as a plumbing and heating engineer with knowledge of heating system design and the ability to fault find. You’ll also have domestic hot & cold water system knowledge
  • Full UK driving licence (no more than 6 points)

  • You may also have qualifications such as WRAS Water Supply Regs, Gas safe certification, UHW10/HWSS or the BPEC L3 heat pump installation, but these are not essential!

    What we offer

  • Basic salary £38,000 per year
  • Overtime/on-call available
  • On target earnings £45,000 + London weighting if living within M25) 
  • £2,500 annual performance bonus
  • Share Options in Octopus Energy
  • £25 per week lunch allowance
  • Training programme at our groundbreaking R&D centre
  • Use of company tools
  • Uniform and all PPE
  • Company Vehicle and fuel
  • Support for personal development in Renewable Tech
  • Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we we're voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people 
  • Visit our perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits
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