Plumber - Essex

Number of employees

3800

Essex, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-03-21

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.

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 and we provide full training for candidates looking to make the transition to renewables!

We're recruiting Nationwide across England. This role posting is covering the Essex region.



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

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

  • You’ll work as part of a team of two to install low carbon technology in customers homes - starting with Air Source Heat Pumps
  • You’ll learn about new technologies and get awesome training to give you the skills to assist the installation engineer from day one
  • You’ll use your knowledge and experience of domestic heating and plumbing systems to prepare and install unvented cylinders, pipework and radiators
  • Make sure we carry out work cleanly and respectfully at a customer's property
  • Planning and communicating with your team and customers
  • Ensure the smooth running of the Heat Pump Installation
  • Problem Solve - nothing is insurmountable - you’ll anticipate problems and find solutions quickly and efficiently.
  • What you'll have

  • You’ll be an experienced plumber with plenty of experience on the ‘wet’ side of domestic heating systems, including unvented
  • A laser customer focus - communication is key
  • A proactive, ‘can do’ attitude - we’ll do everything to make the customer experience  perfect
  • A keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills
  • Qualifications

  • NVQ Level 2 plumbing (or equivalent experience)
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • WRAS Water Supply Regs or UHW10/HWSS Unvented DHW Storage Systems are beneficial but not essential!
  • What we offer

  • £26,000 - £30,000 base salary (depending on experience, + London weighting if applicable)
  • £2,500 annual performance bonus
  • Share Options in Octopus Energy
  • £25 per week lunch allowance
  • Use of company tools, transport
  • Uniform and all PPE
  • Octopus Energy benefits package (see below)
  • Future opportunity to grow and develop towards a fully qualified Heat Pump Engineer
  • Other Perks

  • 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've officially a world class company to work for [Best Companies] and we're in Glassdoor's [Top 50 best places to work in 2022]
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