Heat Pump Engineer


Octopus Energy Services
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£38,000 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We're recruiting Plumbing and Heating Engineers to install our Air Source Heat Pumps.
  • This will be a field based role in the Bristol area.
  • We offer training programme worth £7,000 at our state-of-the-art R&D centre.
Job Requirements/Description

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!

This will be a field based role in the Bristol area.

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 Pumps
  • You’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 customers
  • You’ll use your knowledge and experience of heat pump installations to deliver an outrageous experience
  • You’ll review and collaborate on technical specifications and mechanical drawings
  • You’ll work with an electrician to commission Air Source Heat Pumps
  • You’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 experienced in the installation of boilers and it's a plus if you know about air source heat pumps
  • You’ll be an experienced 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
  • You’ll have experience of reviewing and challenging technical specifications & mechanical drawings
  • It would be great if you had knowledge of and a basic competency in electrical levels 
  • It would be great if you had experience with hydraulic systems to design & quality standards - CIBSE & MCS - but this isn't a must
  • Similarly F-gas would be great but it’s not essential

Qualifications

  • For 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 Regs
  • UHW10/HWSS Unvented DHW Storage Systems 
  • Gas safe certification
  • BPEC L3 or equivalent in heat pump installation

What we offer

  • Basic salary £38,000 per year
  • On-target earnings £45,000
  • Additional salary for overtime/on-call
  • £2,500 annual bonus
  • Training programme worth £7,000 at our state-of-the-art R&D centre
  • Share Options in Octopus Energy
  • £25 per week lunch allowance
  • Use of company tools
  • Uniform and all PPE
  • Company Vehicle and fuel
  • Support for personal development in Renewable Tech

Schedule

  • Job Type: Full time
  • Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm
  • 42.5 hours per week

Why else you'll love it here

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!

Octopus Energy Services
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£38,000 per annum

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