Mechanical Assembly Technician at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
January 5, 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 an experienced domestic or commercial plumber to work closely with an established Research and Development team of design engineers and help us strengthen our in-house prototyping capability. What you'll do Work closely with mechanical and electrical design engineers to assemble and optimise new products related to the electrification of heat.Work in the state of the art Octopus Energy Research & Development Centre, based in SloughJoin an established team of Mechanical and Control EngineersUse your hands-on skills to turn concept designs into prototypes and finished productsBuild test rigs and assist with testing activities

What you'll needStrong ability in plumbing and mechanical assembly to a high degree of precisionGood knowledge of domestic plumbing systems and an understanding of the theory behind components and piping layoutsAbility to read P&IDs and follow them to install systems or build assembliesExperience in a workshop environment, using a wide range of power tools and hand toolsExperience leading a small team in practical tasksWillingness to learn new skills and gain qualifications relevant to the electrification of heating technologiesExperience fault finding in plumbed systemsIt would be great if you had... F-gas qualification or hands-on experience with refrigeration systemsBrazing and welding skills     Experience in creating a bill of materials from P&IDs and 3D modelsExperience using AutoCAD or Solidworks      CNC machinery and fabrication shop experienceExperience with electrical assembly workWhy 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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