Careers

If you have a passion for the environment and the drive to make a difference,
then we want to hear from you.

We’re currently recruiting for the following roles:

CAD Technician

Job Title: CAD Technician
Location: InstaVolt Ltd, Chineham Business Park, Basingstoke
Base: Office based

The selected candidate will be expected to have basic knowledge of AutoCAD. They will be required to complete 2D site designs taking into account a variety of situational factors. The company is fast paced so the ability to work quickly and efficiently is important. At any one time the successful candidate will be expected to work on multiple sites at different stages of development which means the ability to prioritise and work under pressure is crucial. 

Whilst work on AutoCAD will be a key part of the role, they will also be expected to expand their knowledge and learn about the planning process and understand grid offers to be able to further the development of a site. 

 It would be preferable if the candidate had the below skills. 

  • Knowledge of and ability to use AutoCAD software is essential. 
  • The desire to learn more about project development and get involved in the Planning and Grid process. 
  • Great time management and communication skills. 
  • To be able to work under pressure and within a fast moving, dynamic industry. 
  • Prioritise workload depending on a variety of factors. 
  • Have good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Outlook, Word, Excel, Sharepoint and OneDrive and the ability to pick up knowledge on different systems. 
  • Great administration skills to allow for tracking of site progress and information sharing. 

 The role would suit somebody who is looking to start a career within the EV industry within one of the leading providers of EV charging. The role will see the applicant helping to develop new EV charging projects from the ground up and applying their own design to these sites.  

 Competitive salary, full time office working from our head office in Basingstoke. 

 For additional information or to provide your CV and covering letter please email rachael.kendrew@instavolt.co.uk. 

Pre-Construction Administrator

Job Title: Pre-Construction Administrator
Location: Chineham Business Park, Basingstoke
Base: Office based

InstaVolt are recruiting for an Administrator to assist the Pre-Construction team. The company is extremely fast paced so the ability to work quickly and efficiently is important whilst all work remaining accurate and organised. At any one time the successful candidate will be expected to manage multiple pieces of work to assist the team, therefore the ability to prioritise and work under pressure is crucial.

It would be preferable if the candidate had the below skills:

  • Great time management and communication
  • High attention to detail is essential
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Ability to work under pressure and within a fast moving, dynamic industry.
  • Ability to prioritise workload depending on a variety of factors.
  • Have good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Outlook, Word, Excel, Sharepoint and OneDrive and the ability to pick up knowledge on different systems.
  • Great administration skills to allow for tracking of site progress and information sharing.
  • Effectively working as part of a small team
  • Represent InstaVolt in a highly professional manner

The role will see the applicant help the Pre-Construction team process general administration tasks and assist where required to develop sites through to construction.

Competitive salary, full time office working from our head office in Basingstoke.

To apply, please email your CV & covering letter to Rachael.Kendrew@instavolt.co.uk

Project Manager

InstaVolt has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our busy and energetic team. The role will be based out of our Head Office in Basingstoke, with some UK-wide travel required.

As an InstaVolt Project Manager you will oversee the end-end delivery of our new Rapid Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging sites, including construction, installation, grid connection and activation. You will provide management, leadership and coordination of InstaVolt teams, contractors, suppliers and grid connection providers.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Project Manager at Instavolt your key focus will be to deliver operational and safety excellence throughout the lifecycle of your projects:

  • Liaise with our Pre-Construction and Legal teams during design stages.
  • Managing tendering processes for contractor appointment.
  • Liaising with our grid connection providers to ensure the timely completion of our connection.
  • Planning and coordinating all resources required in the construction and activation of our new Charging sites, including the completion of Health & Safety Construction Phase Plans.
  • Liaising with clients and customers, keeping them informed on installation planning and onsite progress

Key Personal Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to work in a high pace environment and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Dynamic and motivated individual
  • Highly organised
  • Strong project administrative skills, including MS Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial awareness and proven budget management experience
  • Valid and clean driving licence

 Work Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in Project Management
  • Proven ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at a time
  • SMSTS Training & Certification
  • Project Management Qualification (Prince2/APM), preferred
  • DNO/ICP experience is an advantage, but not mandatory

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Discretionary company bonus scheme
  • Admission to pension scheme following successful completion of probationary period
  • Ongoing training in association with technical items, health and safety and any other area that will be of benefit to the business and the employee.

About InstaVolt:

Headquartered in Hampshire, our senior management team bring many years of experience from the electrical engineering and energy services industries.

Backed by an equity investment by private equity firm Zouk Capital, the company is on track to be the largest owner-operator of rapid DC charging stations in the UK.

Our services benefit electric vehicle drivers, the landowners that house the charging units and, ultimately, the UK’s environment by supporting use of less polluting electric vehicles.

We provide easy access to charging units that help drivers get back on the road quickly.

We pride ourselves on having the simplest and most transparent approach to electric vehicle charging in the UK. All our charging units are available for EV drivers to use on a pay-as-you-go, no subscription basis. There is no connection charge; drivers simply tap their contactless credit or debit card and only pay for the electricity used.

To apply,  please email your CV and covering letter to Rick.Offland@instavolt.co.uk

Legal Counsel/Legal Executive

Job Title: Legal Counsel/Legal Executive
Location: Chineham Business Park, Basingstoke
Base: Office based

InstaVolt is the largest owner operator of rapid electric vehicle charging stations across the UK and we pride ourselves on customer experience and satisfaction. In this important role you will work with our in-house legal team on all legal matters, but primarily working with our partners to progress and complete leases in respect of our charging equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating leases with the client’s solicitor
  • Carrying out of title review and circulating this to the internal teams together with raising any necessary title enquiries with the Landlord’s solicitor;
  • Supporting the development of standard legal documents and templates;
  • Drafting and issuing of Exclusivity Agreements;
  • Working closely with external solicitors and internal teams to ensure processes are followed throughout the lifetime of the project
  • Searches
  • HMLR Applications
  • Review of Contracts

Skills Required

  • High level of personal integrity and drive
  • Attention to detail
  • Team oriented
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Experience of commercial leases
  • Able to work to deadlines, prioritise own workload effectively under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
  • Proactive and energetic with a tenacious approach to identifying issues and solving problems
  • Able to progress tasks using own initiative, seeking guidance and input from others where appropriate

Experience of Contract and Land Law processes and procedures are essential for this role. At least 12 months of previous legal experience in a similar position and Degree/CILEx educated.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Laura.Ward@instavolt.co.uk.