Solar PV Roofer

  • Job Reference: 226914
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Employer: E.ON UK PLC
  • Location: Home Address (NG1 4BX), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £32,514 to £35,150
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Starting salary of £32,514 (37hrs p/w) to £35,150 (40hrs p/w)
Location - Nationwide
Regular travel within 90 minutes of your home address

At E.ON we are leading the energy transition towards net zero. Solutions installations and Smart Metering is the key first step to customers understanding their energy usage. As a Solar and Storage Roofer, you will be installing a range of Solar and Storage solutions working as part of a team in our customers' homes. Every visit is different and we pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service in the field. We're proud to be an inclusive employer and welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

We are looking for Experienced Solar PV roofers to join our growing Solutions Installation teams Nationwide. If you're looking for a job with independence, variety, and the opportunity to help people we'd like to hear from you. You'll be home based with regular travel within 90 minutes of your home address and on occasion would be required to travel longer distances with overnight stays. Accommodation is provided with a generous food and drink allowance.

Excited but not sure you tick every box?

When you first start, you’ll undertake an induction programme into the ways of working in E.ON, be provided with a company van, tools, uniform, and PPE to get you on your way. You will work as part of our residential Solar installation’s delivery team. We offer excellent opportunities for career progression – lots of our install teams go on to become specialists in their field and team leaders. 

What we’ll give you in return

This is a great opportunity to play a lead role in supporting our expanding business and helping to shape the future of energy. Working with us includes:-

  • Permanent position with one of Europe’s largest energy providers
  • Working alongside our primary Solutions teams
  • Committed to becoming one of Europe’s largest Green Solutions Installers
  • Overtime available
  • 26 days holidays, plus 8 bank holidays (with the ability to buy up to two weeks additional holiday)
  • A Market Leading pension scheme
  • Roles in London and the Greater London Area - additional allowance of £2,000-£3,900 per year
  • E.ON Branded Van & Fuel Card and uniform. Role specific PPE & tools provided. Mobile Phone and Tablet
  • Monthly device charging Allowance

Generous bonus scheme:

  • Quarterly Bonus based on individual performance.
What we need from you


  • Detailed knowledge of all residential roofing materials and constructions
  • Practical and technical domestic solar PV experience.
  • Valid safety qualifications e.g. Working at Height training, asbestos awareness, ladder training (eg. Tetra), etc
  • Practical SHEQ experience preferably in PV business
  • Experience dealing with customers
  • Ladder safety training
  • Willingness to travel UK Wide
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence with no more than 6 points


  • Asbestos Awareness training
  • Working knowledge of DC cabling and panel testing
  • QCF aligned Solar PV installation or roofer course
  • Abrasive Wheel Training

Additional Information

  • Applications open to advertised areas only. 
  • This role involves extended periods away from home attending classroom-based training and carrying out installations as part of your field-based training which we are unable to guaranteed will be in your local area.
  • Please note, you will be required to travel to an assessment centre as part of your interview.  This may be outside of your home postcode. (DY6 8BN)
Here’s what you need to know
  • Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022!
  • As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our 2022/23 ranking is 8th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.
  • We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working and offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time and job share.
  • As a Disability Confident Employer we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
  • We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.