Job Opportunities

Building Services Engineer (Renewable energy)

Better Planet UK is a one stop shop for sustainable technologies. We both supply and install the systems, including ground/air source heat pumps, under floor heating, bio-mass and solar PV/thermal. (see our website www.betterplanet.co.uk for a full listing of technologies).

We are now seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking person to join our rapidly growing team. The person will be based at Head Office in Potters Bar (Hertfordshire).

The right candidate will be working as part of a team, undertaking building services design for new installation and refurbishment projects. You will be working on a variety of projects, both domestic and commercial, in all aspects of renewable energy.

Responsibilities

As a Building Services Engineer, you will be involved in developing project designs from conception through to completion.

The main duties are likely to be focused around:

  • Designing and specifying renewable energy systems (including ground/air source heat pumps, solar thermal, solar PV.
  • Producing drawings, schematics and installation documents for confirmed projects
  • Advising on the integration of renewable energy technologies with other building services

Your overall responsibilities will encompass:

  • Design of renewable energy systems, production of drawings and specifications
  • Assist in the management of existing projects e.g. attending site meetings and planning installation programs
  • Undertaking site surveys and writing reports

Requirement:

  • ONC/HNC/HND-degree or similar in Building Services Engineering

Other useful experiences/skills:

  • Ability to perform SAP and SBEM assessments Experience in Mechanical Building Services Engineering design, preferably including renewable energy technologies
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Capability of being a good team player who also has the ability to work under their own initiative
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Good project management skills, specification and report writing
  • Good understanding of current legislation e.g. Building Regulations and Code for Sustainable homes

Salary

Dependent on age and experience

 

Applicants should e-mail their CV with a covering letter to stephanie.larsson@betterplanet.co.uk.

Installation Engineer

Based in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, we are looking to recruit an experienced Installation Engineer to join our growing team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for installation of all types of heat pumps, biomass and underfloor heating. 

The successful candidates should possess the following:

  • Plumbing & Heating qualifications such as City & Guilds, NVQs 2 as minimum
  • Excellent Pipe fitting qualifications and experience
  • Previous experience of installing Renewable Heating systems
  • Commercial Plumbing / Plant room experience
  • Hold a full UK driving license
  • CSCS card holder
  • Excellent customer focus and care skills
  • Be able to effectively carry out installations to a high standard

 
Most of our projects are in south-east England. 
Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm. 

Salary 
£22,000 -£30,000 DOE plus overtime/expenses

Applicants should e-mail their CV with a covering letter to stephanie.larsson@betterplanet.co.uk.