Centrica • United Kingdom

Electrician - Net Zero

Employment type:  Full time
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Job Description

Looking to ignite your Electrical career?

Want to part of a revolution to help the nation prepare for a Net Zero future?

Then look no further… we have just the opportunity!

Positions in EV Installation, Heat Source Air Pumps & Solar

To get where we’re going, we need brilliant Net Zero Electricians with the capability, skills, & mindset to do big things. This is where you come in!

At British Gas, we have a huge opportunity to help customers, & the nation, prepare for a net zero future &support them through a once in a generation cost-of-living crisis.

We’re one of the best-known services companies in the country. We have a compelling set of low carbon solutions for customers, a family of door-opening brands &we’re really excited about the future.

The Role

  • Basic Salary: £36,619

  • 40 hour week

  • 33 days holiday (inc. bank hols)

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company Van

  • Fuel Card

  • In addition, we offer a whole host of benefits to suit your lifestyle & wellbeing including Private Healthcare (which you can extend to immediate family)

We do require you to have the following qualifications:

  • Air Source Heat Pumps - NVQ/SVQ level 3 in Electrotechnical Installations (alternatively, AM2 certification or JIB Gold registered), & 18th Edition (ideally accompanied by 2399 & 2391)

  • EV Installers - NVQ/SVQ level 3 in Electrotechnical Installations (alternatively, AM2 certification or JIB Gold registered), & 18th Editionn (ideally accompanied by 2919 EV & 2391)

  • A full UK driving licence with 6 points or less

You could be part of an installation crew who’s core responsibility will be to design, install & commission the electrical circuits supplying air source heat pumps &associated controls or work on installing Electric vehicle points in domestic customers homes.

You'll apply the highest standards to everything you do & put the customer at the heart of everything. You'll also provide technical information to customers wanting to know more about low carbon technology (we will provide you with training to enable you to do this).

To succeed in this role, you should be an experienced domestic electrician with a thorough knowledge of central heating installation wiring, be confident in overcoming technical challenges & be comfortable working with minimal support. Adhering to high HSE standards & be accountable for you own, customer & colleague safety should come naturally as well as have a willingness to learn & progress within Low Carbon technology. If you understand underfloor heating systems & have experience of working on air source heat pumps, that’s great but not essential. So please don’t let that put you off applying.

As we build our teams, there may be some travel & overnight stays required with these roles, all travel & accommodation costs will be paid for where this applies. You will be issued with a brand new electric van and we will also fit a new charging port at your property free of charge! Don’t worry if your home can’t have a charging point you can still apply.

As part of our recruitment process, we will carry out financial, criminal record & reference checks, as well as checking you hold the required qualifications for this role prior to you starting with us


At Centrica we embrace diversity and actively seek to attract individuals with unique backgrounds and perspectives. To build a more sustainable future, we need the best team – a team with a diverse mix of people and skills, where everyone feels welcome and able to succeed. We are dedicated in helping to close the diversity gap and would love to see more females, people of colour and LGBTQ+ employees, as well as those from a variety of cultures and ethnicity to veterans and the differently abled. Supporting diversity and inclusion is a big part of who we are, we are not looking for people to fit into our culture but to add to it!

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car

We asked employees of Centrica how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Centrica

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom