Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Croydon


We are currently recruiting for a Meter Reader to join our client SSE who are the second biggest energy provider in the UK.

The vacancy is on a temporary ongoing basis.
To be considered for this role you will need to live in Croydon or the surrounding areas

The role:

The Meter Reader job involves reading and inspecting meters, enabling accurate bill production to the customer.
With a clear focus on customer delivery, positively representing the company image and brand and delivering against the governance is an essential part of the role.
A crucial part of this role is being an effective communicator as you will be required to also engage and promote the benefits of smart metering.
You will be expected to generate smart meter appointments and hit a weekly target.

You will be a lone worker, travelling from home in all weathers; you'll walk from property to property to read the meters potentially walking up to 5 miles per day.
You'll have a weekly target to hit, however you will have the ability to complete your 37 working hours in a flexible manner which is suitable to you and your lifestyle.
Self-motivation and organizational skills are key! Your area service manager within SSE will provide performance information and deliver essential briefings to you as you join an already high performing team.

Essential Functional / Technical Skills

Ability to read, record and inspect meters (Training to be provided)
Full driving licence (No more than 6 points)
Excellent Communication skills
- being able to interact with customers on all levels
Computer Literate
Pass a criminal record checkPersonal Attributes / Competencies

'Can do' positive attitude
Excellent co-ordination and organisational skills
Safe working anti-risk approach
Customer focus skills
- keen to go the extra mileStart Date: Late December

Salary: £9.60 per hour plus company van and bonus scheme

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