About The Role
We are looking for a Renewable Technology Operative to join our team of talented people. You will be working in the field covering Taunton and the surrounding area.

You will be diagnosing and repairing renewable technologies systems, including fault-finding, installation and annual servicing. You will ensure good quality workmanship which upholds company standards, complies with building regulations, and follows safety requirements. There is an out-of hours service, which you will participate in on a rota basis and, at all times, you will act as an ambassador for LiveWest.

For further information about this opportunity, please click here to view our candidate information pack.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups, and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Appointment to the post will be subject to a satisfactory basic check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
About The Candidate
To be considered for the role of Renewable Technology Operative, you will meet the following requirements:
The following qualifications are essential:
  • Heat Pump qualified, City and Guilds 2399-32 or equivalent.
  • Solar Thermal qualified City and Guilds 2399-22 or equivalent.
  • PART L, G and Water Regs WRAS.
  • Un-vented Hot Water City and Guilds 3345-30 or equivalent.
The following qualifications are desirable:
  • Solar PV qualified City and Guilds 2399-12 or equivalent. (D)
  • F Gas City and Guilds 7189 or equivalent. (D)
  • MVHR /whole house ventilation. (D)
Experience and Skills:
  • Post qualification experience in the renewable technologies industry.
  • Awareness of health and safety procedures.
  • Technical diagnosis of boiler faults and heating systems.
  • Annual servicing and installation work.
  • You will be highly competent with a positive can-do attitude.
  • You will have excellent customer service skills.
  • A full UK driving licence. 

What we offer:

• Company vehicle •  Fuel card • Power tools • PPE • Uniform • Competitive salary • Defined Contribution pension scheme – employer contribution of 6% - 9% • Death in Service benefit ( 3 x salary) •  26 days annual leave plus bank holidays with service related increase to your entitlement up to 30 days • Annual Leave purchase • Family Friendly policies • Health Cash Plan including dental and optical cover • Employee Assistance Programme • Health and Wellbeing programme which includes enhanced sick pay, monthly campaigns, training and yearly flu jabs  •  Cycle to Work scheme •  Car Benefit scheme • Learning and Development including coaching and professional qualification support • Volunteering days • Discretionary Bonus scheme

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Renewable Technology Engineer, Renewable Energy, Gas, Electrical Responsive Repairs, Reactive Repairs, Operative, Maintenance, Engineer, Social Housing or Housing Association.
About The Company
LiveWest provides over 38,000 homes to over 80,000 people throughout the South West from Gloucestershire to the Isles of Scilly. We have plans to build over 6,000 homes in the area over the next five years, developing new homes of all tenures including low-cost rent and sale, market rent and sale, and a range of supported housing and intermediate housing products, creating choice and flexibility. 
As well as developing new homes, we continue to invest in existing properties and communities. Through the stability of good housing, we place better living for better lives at the centre of our mission both today and for generations to come. At LiveWest we believe in a home for everyone. 

As an Inclusive Employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all colleagues. For further information about our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy, please click here.