Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer

Lowri Beck Services
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer

Including opportunities to upskill from single fuel gas & electric meter installation

Location: Currently recruiting in the following postcode locations*:

  • BH - Bournemouth
  • GU - Guildford
  • HP - Hemel Hempstead
  • N - North London
  • NW - North West London
  • OX - Oxford
  • PO - Portsmouth
  • RG - Reading
  • SE - South East London
  • SL - Slough
  • SP - Salisbury
  • TQ - Torquay
  • TW - Twickenham
  • UB - Uxbridge
  • W - West London

*Applications received from candidates outside of these postcode areas will be held on our recruitment database for future consideration.

Contract Type: Permanent

Contracted Hours: 42.5 hours per week - Monday - Sunday

Salary: £27,300 basic per annum (Dual Fuel), plus attractive incentive scheme (OTE £30,000 - £36,000), stand-by and call out payments

£380 - £424.50 per week (Single Fuel skilled) during training

Closing Date: On going


We currently require Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installers throughout the UK to join our ever growing installation workforce. We have fantastic opportunities for qualified dual fuel installers, or single fuel skilled gas or electric meter installers who are looking to upskill.

You will be visiting consumer's properties as a representative of Lowri Beck to install gas and electric smart meters. You will deliver an exceptional customer experience by ensuring the work is completed safely and tidily and ensuring the consumer has a good understanding of the new meter, including the benefits that smart metering will offer them. To support you, our training package will include everything that you need in order to provide outstanding customer service across all areas.

Smart meters are the latest generation of gas and electricity meters, providing much higher levels of energy data accuracy that will enable consumers to fully understand and manage their energy consumption, ultimately saving them money and reducing carbon emissions.

Established for 20 years, Lowri Beck has built its reputation by being a reliable and dependable metering company. Recognised across the utility retail supply industry, we are assisting in the challenging Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) led Smart Metering Rollout programme.


In addition to your basic salary you will receive:

  • Comprehensive induction & training program

  • OTE £30,000 - £36,000

  • Pension scheme

  • Company van, fuel card, uniform, PPE, tools, handheld terminal (HHT)

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Opportunities for advancement in a growing business

Minimum Requirements

Dual Fuel Qualified

If you are already dual fuel skilled you will need:

  • A current CCN1/CMA1 or diploma in Smart Installation (Dual Fuel)

  • A current MET1

  • A current REGT1 is also desirable

  • Current MOCOPA accreditation

  • Previous experience in gas & electric meter installation

Gas Qualified

If you are already gas skilled and looking to upskill to become a Dual Fuel Meter Installer you will need:

  • A current CCN1/CMA1 or diploma in Smart Installation (Gas or Dual Fuel)

  • A current MET1

  • A current REGT1is also desirable

  • Previous experience in gas meter installation is desirable

Electric Qualified

If you are already electric skilled and looking to upskill to become a Dual Fuel Meter Installer you will need:

  • Current MOCOPA accreditation, diploma in Smart Installation (Power or Dual Fuel)

  • Previous experience in electric meter installation

In addition to the above skills qualifications, all applicants must:

  • Hold a full UK driving licence authorised to drive manual vehicles, with a minimum of 2 years driving experience, and no more than 3 penalty points

  • Be able to pass a basic Criminal Record Check (CRC) & have no unspent convictions on your record

  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Possess good IT skills - work will be delivered via a handheld terminal (HHT) & timesheets are completed online

  • If single fuel skilled, be willing to complete the necessary training in order to upskill to become Dual Fuel qualified

Additionally, applicants must:

  • Be flexible in order to adapt to the changing needs of the business, and travel to work in other postcode locations if required

  • Willing to cover emergency call out

  • Be manually dexterous & capable of lifting

  • Comfortable working in confined spaces

  • Able to pass a colour vision assessment (conducted at face to face interview)

  • Have an understanding of industry compliance & governance

?All successful applicants will be subject to our standard vetting procedures, including passing a basic criminal record check, identity & address check, driving licence check, proven eligibility to work in the UK check, and previous 5 year employment history check (whereby Lowri Beck will contact employers to obtain references). We also require clarification for any gaps in your employment history (e.g. unemployment, period of traveling etc.…).

Successful applicants will be required to pass a technical telephone interview/assessment, and attend a face to face interview with one of the Meter Operations Team Managers for their business area. Where possible, we do try and ensure that face to face interviews take place at a location that is as convenient as possible to the candidate’s home location. However to optimise the managers time, should a number of interviews need completing with candidates located in nearby postcode areas, interviews may be held at a centralised location to these postcodes. Therefore, you may be required to travel to attend the interview.