Job descriptionRole OVO-View Location: Field Based - Bournemouth and Poole Will need flexibility to work across Dorset and surrounding counties. Team: ZCL Salary banding: £30,0000 - £35,000 per annum based on experience Experience: Experienced Roofer with Solar PV installation Working pattern: Full-Time Reporting to: Solar Operations Manager Sponsorship: Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role. This role in 3 words: Exciting, innovative, trailblazing Top 3 qualities for this role: Self starter, customer focussed, flexible. In the words of the team, you should leave your current role for this one because…. You'll play a direct role in shaping a better future. One solar panel at a time. Everyone belongs at OVO At OVO, we are on a mission to solve one of humanity's biggest challenges, the climate crisis. And we know it takes all of us to change the world. That's why we need diverse people from all gender identities, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, life experiences and backgrounds to join us. Teamworking for the planet Everything we do here spins around Plan Zero. So, naturally, the team you'll be joining plays a gigantic role in making that happen. Here's how: We're looking for Solar Installers to help us shape our Solar PV offering. You'll play a direct role in helping our customers reduce their carbon footprint and save money - all whilst delivering an exceptional customer experience. This role in a nutshell: We're looking to recruit a Solar PV Roofer/ Installer to join our newly founded delivery team in Dorset. The ideal candidate will have previous Solar PV installation experience or transferable skills from an adjacent industry, such as roofing, conservatory or general building. The successful candidate must be comfortable working at heights and be able to carry and lift panels. A company van for company use is provided and you will be working within a team of 3. A really exciting opportunity for someone who wants to grow with a start-up business that is backed and supported by a market leading energy company in the UK. Your key outcomes will be: Carrying out Solar PV installs to the highest standards of workmanship. A safety first attitude demonstrated at all times. A customer focussed approach with an aim to delight. Within your first 6 months month you'll: Have achieved an excellent customer service score and feedback. Carried out many successful quality installations. Achieved full compliance to the MCS standards as directed by your line manager. Worked safely and been a leader in safety to others in the business. Worked closely with the team to improve systems and ways of working. You'll be a successful Solar PV Installer at OVO if you… Are an experienced roofer (min 1 year) and know how to slate, tile and carry out all aspects of traditional roofing including guttering, leadwork, UPVC roofline and flat roofs. and comfortable to work at heights. Desire to learn about the renewable energy industry. Set out and plan the PV panel installation on rooftop installations to the design requirements. Follow building standards and codes when installing panels and support structures. Panel laying and connecting to flat roof and in-roof mounting systems. Running and connecting DC cables to agreed points of access for electricians to complete. Telehandling and loader driving to load and unload panels. Scaffold inspections and other levels of H&S responsibility. Liaise with the project manager/surveyor to plan what equipment, tools, parts and programme/time information is needed for the project's solar PV installation. Work on a mixture of projects, mainly domestic properties ranging in size. Liaise with other contractors including scaffolding providers and electricians to ensure the installation is completed professionally and to plan. Ensure the project manager and other key people are kept up to date with the installation progress and issues. Know when to escalate issues to the project manager/surveyor or higher management. Ensure a high level of customer communication at all times. Perform other duties as assigned. Have a full UK driving license - you will be required to travel in and around Dorset and the surrounding counties. Happy to work outside in all weather conditions. Work on your own initiative to solve problems. Have a recognised trade qualification (eg. City and Guilds preferred or equivalent) You won't like this role if you… Unable to work as part of a team. Are unable to be flexible with working hours. Cannot work off your own initiative. If you don't like talking to customers. Can't deal with a level of ambiguity. Don't have high standards and attention to detail. Let's talk about what's in it for you We'll pay you between £30,000 and £35,000, depending on your specific skills and experience. If your expectations are a little different, have a chat with us! We keep our pay ranges broad on purpose to give us, and you, flexibility to match your experience to our zero carbon mission. You'll be eligible for an on-target bonus of 15%. We have one OVO bonus plan that focuses on the collective performance of our people to deliver our Plan Zero goal. We also offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to help you feel like you belong at OVO…and there's flex pay. It's an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits. Here's a taster of what's on offer: For starters, you'll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays). For your health With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more For your wellbeing With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more For your lifestyle With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations For your home Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers For your commute Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know. For your Belonging To find better ways to support our people, we need to listen to each other's experiences and find ways to build a truly inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of this, we have 8 Belonging Networks at OVO. Led by our people, for our people - so when you join OVO, you can play a part - big or small - with any of the Networks. It's up to you. Oh, and one last thing... We'd be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it's just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we're looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We'd still love to hear from you! If you have any additional requirements, there's a space to let us know on the application form; we want to make the process as easy and comfortable for you as possible..
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