Join Green Building Renewables in Colchester, UK as a Surveyor. Survey customer properties, design systems, and earn around £40,000 with commission. Essential: GCSE, UK driving license, customer service experience.

Green Building Renewables
Green Building Renewables
Colchester, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   51-100   GBP 22k–27k   2 months ago

Are you ambitious and seeking a new challenge? Help us make a difference, by becoming a member of the Green Building Renewables team. We are currently hiring for a Surveyor at our Colchester branch, to join our growing friendly team.

What do we offer?

We have so much to offer when it comes to being a part of the Green Building Renewable’s family.

  • Bonus/Commission opportunities - % depending on yours and the business’ performance.
  • Family supportive policies, including enhanced maternity and paternity leave.
  • Company sick pay
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (3 days required for Christmas shutdown!)
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work.
  • We care about your wellbeing and offer support through health & wellbeing programmes.
  • Employee discounts over the products we offer.
  • & fun company events!

Who are Green Building Renewables?

Green Building Renewables is a network of local experts with over 20 years’ experience of installing low-carbon and renewable technologies. GBR installs a range of products including air and ground source heat pumps, underfloor heating, solar PV, EV charging, and battery storage.

At Green Building Renewables, our vision is to help every customer lead a more sustainable life, and our mission is to be the largest domestic renewables installation company in the UK by 2025. Our expanding network stands on the foundations of award-winning customer service and qualified expertise. Our team of experienced and accredited engineers and experts are the core of our business.

Job Purpose

The Surveyor at Green Building Renewables would survey the customers property and design a system that meets the customer requirements. This role has commission associated with it and has target earnings of around £40,000.

Skills and experience we are looking for

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertakes customer visits, working from plans or conducting remote surveys to measure the dimensions of roof areas (for example, internal, external or interior of the loft)
  • Identifies and addresses obstructions.
  • Takes photos of key areas.
  • Considers cable runs between panels, inverter, batteries and home electrical supply.
  • Identifies potential locations of equipment in discussion with the customer.
  • Prepares reports summarising the proposal and highlights concerns or issues pertinent to the job.
  • Uses the wholesaler portal to generate a supplier quote for the parts required.
  • Generates a draft quotation in the finance system.
  • Completes proforma report to illustrate estimated energy generation and customer financial benefit.

Educations & qualifications

  • GCSE Qualifications A-C / 5 O'Levels - Essential
  • Full UK driving license - Essential
  • Customer Service experience - Essential
  • Recently qualified as a Domestic Energy Assessor - Desirable
  • Experience of Renewable Energy systems - Desirable
  • Experience of working with Solar PV & Storage - Desirable

Does this role get you excited, but don’t think you tick every box?

Studies have shown that some people, like women are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet all the job requirements. We feel it is essential to nurture and encourage our staff to maximise their potential. We don’t just look at qualifications we also look for the right people with the desire to learn and work hard. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Should you want to discuss any reasonable adjustments, or assistance required during the recruitment process, please contact us on

Apply now

Job expired?
Apply now

Please let Green Building Renewables know you found this job on Rejobs. This will help us grow and get more people to work on renewable energy!

Discover how you’re connected

View connections

See your contacts at Green Building Renewables on LinkedIn to leverage your network in applying for this position.

About the role

Mar 06, 2024

Full Time


Sep 06, 2024


GBP 22k–27k

Colchester, United Kingdom

1 year


Share with Friends

The stakes are high, and the time for talk has passed. Now is the time for action. Help a friend accelerate the shift to a sustainable future.

Share this job - Surveyor - with your folks, and help them find a career to be proud of.