AutoCAD & Planning Technician - Heat Pumps at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
August 25, 2023

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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.

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. Octopus Energy Services is spearheading the transition to greener, cheaper energy through the installation of in-home technologies; from smart meters and EV chargers; to low carbon heating, home batteries, solar, and beyond. 

We’ve fallen head-over-heels in love with renewable tech, which will reduce a customer’s carbon footprint and give them control over their energy use. We are looking for experienced planning and technical experts who share our vision: help customers move away from fossil fuels, towards sustainable, smart technologies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an AutoCAD & Planning Technician to join us in Brighton. The ideal candidate will have experience with AutoCAD plan creation, elevation drawings and site layouts for a variety of projects.What you'll do Render & create detailed drawings and schematics using computer-aided design (CAD) software.Prepare site elevations and Heat Pump planning application drawings to scale from photos and other formats.Modify existing designs when necessary.Ensure that all designs meet required specifications and standards.Help our team understand the planning process and guide them.What you'll needProficiency in AutoCAD, with strong of experience in AutoCAD draftingKnowledge of the UK, domestic planning permission systemAble to produce scale drawingsStrong attention to detail and accuracyTo be a team player and relationship builder. The ability to build great working relationships with people across cultures and perspectivesTo be agile. You are positive and proactive, and energised by working in a fast-paced environment characterised by constant changeA high level of adaptability and agility to manage multiple projects at one time (we are growing quickly!)You will be able to think creatively and logically to react to changes in strategyTo be someone who establishes and works with a network quickly to deliver promptly, with a focus on quality and deliveryYou will be analytical, seeking out data and using this to inform your decisionsEnergy industry experience is desirable but by no means essential! You’ll quickly pick up what you need to knowBachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience in relevant field

Why else you'll love it hereWondering 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 BenefitsIf 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.

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