Heat Pump Installer - South at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
November 6, 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.

We are looking for both experienced heating engineers and air source heat pump engineers across the following postcodes:


Do you want to help our customers decarbonise their homes with incredible low-carbon tech? Can you deliver outrageous service to our customers and take them on a journey to net zero? Then join Octopus Energy on our mission to change energy for the better and electrify home heating.

Octopus will provide all the in house training and support you need to upskill from fossil fuel heating systems to full Air Source Heat Pump Installations.

What you'll do You’ll work as part of a team to install low carbon technology in customers' homes - starting with Air Source Heat PumpsYou’ll learn about new technologies and get awesome training in our state-of-the-art £10m training centre; giving you the confidence to install the kit, to find solutions to challenges and to share low carbon advice with our customersYou’ll use your knowledge and experience of heat pump installations to deliver an outrageous experienceYou’ll review and collaborate on technical specifications and mechanical drawingsYou’ll commission Air Source Heat PumpsYou’ll lead a 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 have You’ll be an experienced plumbing and heating engineer with knowledge of heating system design and installation and the ability to fault find. You’ll also have domestic hot & cold water system knowledgeYou’ll have post-qualification experience within the industry and appropriate qualifications to be able to work with minimal supervision - team leadership experience is a bonusYou’ll have experience in reviewing and challenging technical specifications & mechanical drawings

Desirable but not essential

It would be great if you had some experience with heat pump installations, however, we will train you up if notIdeally, you’ll be competent with hydraulic systems to design & quality standards - CIBSE & MCSPrevious experience within an MCS accredited organisation is a plusIt would be great if you had electrical fault finding & multimeter experience, but it’s not essentialQualificationsFor this role, you need a minimum NVQ level 2 (or equivalent experience) within the Plumbing and Heating pathway and a full, clean Driving Licence

It would be great if you had some of the below too

WRAS Water Supply RegsUHW10/HWSS Unvented DHW Storage Systems Gas safe certification BPEC L3 or equivalent in heat pump installationF-GasPart L Energy EfficiencyWhat we offer £38,000 plus overtime/on-call (OTE £43,000)£2,500 annual bonusShare Options in Octopus Energy£25 per week lunch allowanceUse of company toolsUniform and all PPECompany Vehicle and fuelSupport for personal development in Renewable TechOctopus Energy benefits package (see below)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]What do you get? Click here

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.

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