Who are we?
Mer is a European electric vehicle charging company owned by Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. Mer is active in the UK, Norway, Sweden and Germany.
Mer UK is a business made up of 100 employees, passionate about the electric vehicle revolution and sustainability. We are looking for proactive individuals with a passion for sustainable transport to join our team.
Our fleet and workplace division specialises in providing charge point solutions to businesses as well as charging for the home. We are proud to work with some of the UK’s leading brands including Octopus Energy, FedEx, Asda and some of the UK’s largest councils and NHS Trusts.
It’s time to drive the world forward.
Come and help us lead the way to a purer tomorrow.
We are looking for talented Electricians to join our team in the UK on a permanent basis, particularly in the North-East of England, working remotely to help install our charging infrastructure and provide maintenance when required.
We supply all our teams with a van and the equipment needed to do the role alongside training on our systems so now has never been a better time to join us.
To succeed in this role, you will need to have a good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety along with strong technical and communication skills - remember you'll be the face of Mer for the majority of our Customers so someone who is happy to get stuck in and problem solve would be perfect for this role!
This role will require a up-to-date ECS card and a minimum of 3 years experience as a Commercial Electrician (added bonus if you already have experience of EV Charging!) with regular travel expected around the UK, staying overnight as and when required.
Due to this, a full and clean UK Driving licence is also a requirement to the role.
So what responsibilities can you expect on a regular basis?
This list is not exhaustive but your role will be a mixture of Installation and Maintenance of our charging infrastructure and back office network Driivz
Respond to unplanned site attendance requests ensuring that charger breakdowns are repaired at the earliest opportunity
Attend planned site visit requests which will be set out in a planned schedule given in advance by our office based team
Proactively ensure that all reasonable attempts are made to attend the sites which you have been scheduled to attend
Ensure all chargers are installed, maintained and repaired to the highest standards
Ensure all troubleshooting options have been attempted before escalating for assistance
Being able to work alone and alongside a team is vital, this role will require regular travel around the UK and you may be asked to work away from home on occasion.
Regular communication with Service and Support Manager and Operations staff
Deal with any issues with vans/equipment and link in with the office based Operations staff when needed
Ensure all paperwork and van checks are completed to a high standard within agreed timescales
What would we like from you?
Proven experience as a Commercial Electrician (3 years minimum)
NVQ Level 3 qualified or City & Guilds equivalent (Essential)
ECS Card (Essential)
Knowledge of fault-finding
Able to work independently both confidently and within a timeframe
Having people skills, on occasion you may find yourself as the face of the company for our customers so being professional and polite with a can-do attitude is a must have for this role
The good stuff:
We are delighted to confirm that this is a full time, permanent role with ourselves. We currently work Monday to Friday and have a competitive base salary of £36k plus overtime and a monthly performance bonus.
Our benefits package consists of 25 days annual leave, bank holidays, your birthday off, pension, health care cash plan, salary sacrifice scheme and more! We value our environment and also offer 2 CSR days which can be used as employees wish as long as you're helping a good cause.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: From £36,000.00 per year
- Casual dress
- Company car
- Company events
- Employee discount
- Health & wellbeing programme
- Life insurance
- Referral programme
Supplemental pay types: