Telemetry Equipment Installer - Gas /Electricity /Utility

About You Recruitment
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Telemetry Equipment Installer - Gas /Electricity /Utility

Location: Field based - UK Wide

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + Vehicle

We are looking to recruit several people from the Gas, Electric or Utility sector who have worked as a either a Telemetry Equipment Installer, Meter Data Technician, Meter Reader Installer or within a similar type of role. You will install, exchange or remove telemetry equipment devices from/to utility/gas meters and take downloads from utility meters, whilst providing a courteous service to customers. This will suit a meter installer / meter fitter with Gas Qualifications or/and Electricity Qualifications who has previous experience of installing meter reading / telemetry equipment. You will be used to working in the field from home and capable of coordinating your own movements to customer premises throughout the UK. A full driving licence is essential for this role and a vehicle is provided.

The role will involve the following duties:

Conduct telemetry equipment installs:

  • Attend and gain access to site as agreed, arriving on time updating office with delays.
  • Liaise with on-site Reception/Security personnel. Advise that the process will take approximately 30 minutes.
  • Attend on site induction as required.
  • Make every reasonable effort to locate utility meter on site.
  • Promptly notify Scheduling team in the event it is known an appointment cannot be carried out.
  • Check Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN) to ensure correct gas meter / utility meter has been located.
  • Carry out health and safety checks to ensure safe working environments and the safety of others e.g. RAMS (Risk Assessments and Method Statements).
  • Follow Asbestos risk procedure in the event it is suspected asbestos in present in working area.
  • Follow Telemetry Equipment Installation procedure.
  • Abide by ASPCoP Code of Practice.
  • Install and handle equipment in accordance with established processes, regulation and codes of practice.
  • Leave install site clean and tidy.
  • Promptly record successful installation on the system. Accurately capture and relay technical information as needed.
  • Write up notes on system to record any difficult aspects in gaining access/locating meter or other site issues which will assist personnel in future site visits.
  • Update Google calendar to confirm job is completed.
  • Notify onsite Reception/Security of departure including signing out as necessary.
  • Ensure the safe keeping of issued equipment / stock.
  • Promptly respond to scheduling enquiries and maintain frequent contact with main Office.
  • Maintain accurate notes of installs with site contacts and other customer representatives.
  • Abide by ASPCoP procedures when on site.
  • Abide by customer’s and company health and safety and security procedures. Attend on site inductions where required.
  • Capture and submit accurate technical information and installation documentation on time.
  • Participate in regular training/ learning activities to maintain and develop skills and knowledge.
  • Working hours 8am - 6pm / based on a 45 hour week

ESSENTIAL Requirements:

  • Full driving licence
  • GAS and/or Electricity Qualifications
  • Reasonable level of physical fitness and manual dexterity to undertake regular lifting and manual
  • Be able to drive frequently, on long distances and travel out of region as necessary including occasional overnight stays
  • Prepared to work in all weathers, and in sometimes difficult or dirty conditions

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