About Us

Who We Are

Smart Choice Metering delivers smart meter solutions to domestic customers, businesses and energy suppliers nationwide.

Our team of fully-qualified Smart Meter Engineers are committed to the UK Government’s Smart Metering Implementation Programme (SMIP), an energy-industry led initiative to roll-out approximately 53 million smart meters to domestic properties and non-domestic sites in Great Britain by 2025.

Our Solution

As a fully-authorised Meter Operator Provider (MOP), Meter Asset Manager (MAM) and Meter Asset Provider (MAP), we believe that our combination of expertise, experience and in-house engineer training academy offers a truly smart, flexible solution to the challenges facing the energy efficiency and metering industry.

Core Services

Whether it’s for your home or business, our fully-qualified engineers are committed to delivering the smartest solutions with minimum disruption.

Our Team

Our employees are at the heart of everything we do and we aim to provide an atmosphere where our people will thrive and flourish for years to come.

Lee Wood

Chief Operating Officer

Tommy Appleby

Head of Metering Services

Stevie Bye

Training Manager

Careers

Begin an exciting new chapter

Do you want to work for a fast-paced and dynamic business? If you really want to move forward in your career then we would love for you to consider joining us.

We pride ourselves in hiring the best experts in their field. If you want to join us, we’ll give you the support to build your career and boost your skills. We need all types of people because we believe that a diverse group of people will drive results.

We are looking for Experienced Smart Meter Installers to join our passionate team of experts across the country.

What we offer:

  • A competitive base salary with a bonus scheme and a call-out retainer.
  • The opportunity to pick up extra weekend work if you want it
  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Company Van kitted out with all the tools you’ll need, branded PPE, phone and tablet
  • Genuine development and progression opportunities

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installing smart electric and gas meters in line with company and industry standards.
  • Dealing competently with domestic customers and providing positive information on the benefits of metering.
  • Keep to daily call lists and ensuring stock is managed from central distribution point.
  • Completing testing in line with industry standards and codes of practice, fully reinstating appliances after job completion.
  • Achieving and exceeding work performance targets and adhering to health and safety procedures.
  • Completing and maintaining documentation and online booking system as required.

 

Skills and Qualifications REQUIRED:

  • A current CMA1, CCN1, Diploma in Smart Installation (Gas or Dual Fuel) or an equivalent aligned ACS qualification.
  • A current MET1, 2 or 4 or FCO1 qualification.
  • A current qualification in ONE of the following: MOCoPA single phase, multiphase cut-out/City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 and 3; City & Guilds 2357 Level 2 and 3/City & Guilds 2330 Level 2 & 3/NVQ Level 3 Electro Technical Services Installations/Diploma in Smart Installation (Power or Dual Fuel).
  • Each certificate should be valid for at least 6 months from your start date.
  • Practical experience installing gas and electric dual fuel meters.
  • A current driving license with no more than 6 penalty points
 

Vacancies in: 

AL – St Albans

BH – Bournemouth

CB – Cambridgeshire

CM – Chelmsford

CO – Colchester

DG – Dumfries

DH – Durham

EH – Edinburgh

EN – Enfield

GU – Guildford

HA – Harrow

HP – Hemel Hempstead

IG – Ilford

LU – Luton

N – North London (all Boroughs)

NE – Newcastle-upon-Tyne

NN – Northamptonshire

NR – Norwich / Norfolk

OX – Oxford

PE – Peterborough

PO – Portsmouth

RG – Reading

RH – Redhill / Surrey and north-eastern West Sussex

RM – Romford

SE – South East London (all Boroughs)

SG – Stevenage

SL – Slough

SM – Sutton / South West London

SN – Swindon

SO – Southampton

SP – Salisbury / South Wiltshire

SW – South West London (all Boroughs)

TD – Galashiels

UB – Southall (all districts within)

W – West London (all Boroughs)

WD – Watford

(We also welcome applications from candidates in the surrounding areas of these postcodes)

Here at Smart Choice Metering, we pride ourselves in hiring the best experts in their field and we’re looking for an experienced Operations Support Manager to join our passionate team of experts across the country.

The role will be based in our Manchester HQ and will report into the Head of Metering Services, leading the scheduling team & MOP/MAP/MAM operations.

The responsibilities;

  • Oversee the scheduling for engineers actively working in the field, ensuring time management for engineers for them to be undertaking roles with ease.
  • Compilation of management data, collation of reports for board on performance against customers contracts.
  • Ensure that the MOP/MAM/MAP data flows are adhered to ensuring compliance with industry standards.
  • Project management of the process for accreditations.
  • Ensure that engineer performance is monitored to process bonus payments.
  • Effectively manage & lead direct reports, covering all performance management, Human Resource matters including recruitment, induction, training, appraisals, sickness monitoring, timekeeping, disciplinary issues, and performance issues.
  • Ensure performance reviews are conducted regularly across their team.
  • Install a compliant Health & Safety culture ensuring all objectives are met.
  • Resource management: plan to meet team resource needs and recruit & induct employees using company processes.
  • Liaison with key stakeholders to capture and assess requirements for future system improvements.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety regulations and implementation of company targets are achieved or exceeded, implementing “best practice” for all work undertaken.
  • Analysis of data to improve decision making process and implement change to improve performance and commercial performance.
  • Ensure root cause analysis is undertaken for customer complaints in line with business KPI’s.
  • Leading and developing team members.

 

The essential skills and experience required;

  • Relevant industry experience.
  • MOP/MAP/MAM experience is essential.
  • Previous project management experience is desirable.

 

The offer

  • Salary up to £45K with Car Allowance
  • 33 days holiday per year
  • Enrolment into pension scheme
  • Genuine career progression opportunities

 

Believe us when we say there has never been a better time to join Smart Choice Metering than NOW, we’ve got BIG plans for this year and we need you onboard to join in our successes.

So… If you want to be part of a company that’s big enough to be sustainable but small enough to have your view count and not just another number, APPLY NOW!

 

The Smart Choice Metering team continue to grow, and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Field Manager, based ideally within the central belt of Scotland, to lead a team of engineers in their specific area across different contracts, ensuring compliance with the customers requirements.


The responsibilities

  • Controlling and auditing field activity, ensuring safety of the team through a consistent application of company Health & Safety practices. Carrying out quality audits across all members of the team during the month.
  • Effectively manage & lead direct reports, covering all performance management, Human Resource matters including recruitment, induction, training, appraisals, sickness monitoring, timekeeping, disciplinary issues, and performance issues.
  • Ensure performance reviews are conducted regularly across their team.
  • Install a compliant Health & Safety culture ensuring all objectives are met.
  • Ensure that KPI’s are met across the team of engineers.
  • Resource management: plan to meet team resource needs and recruit & induct employees using company processes.
  • Lead & motivate team members ensuring awareness of commercial aspects.
  • Ensure that all installations are accurate and compliant with industry regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards.
  • Liaison with key stakeholders to capture and assess requirements for future system improvements.
  • Ensure that engineers have the correct equipment & PPE and is checked & replaced or repaired as necessary.
  • Root cause analysis of customer complaints, vehicle damage & incidents, on site incidents & quality standards.
  • Optimise service delivery and champion a customer focus.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety regulations and implementation of company targets are achieved or exceeded, implementing “best practice” for all work undertaken. Ensuring that audits are undertaken at customer premises.
  • Analysis of data to improve decision making process and implement change to improve performance and commercial performance.
  • Ensure labour plans are efficient ensuring personnel is located correctly in line with customer compliance.

 

The essential skills and experience required;

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in similar management level position
  • MOCOPA qualified preferable with 3 Phase experience
  • Gas qualified to CMA1/MET1 or equivalent
  • Comfortable auditing and managing performance
  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety in the workplace

 

The offer

  • Salary up to £37K
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Enrolment into pension scheme
  • Genuine career progression opportunities

 

Believe us when we say there has never been a better time to join Smart Choice Metering than NOW, we’ve got BIG plans for this year and we need you onboard to join in our successes.

So… If you want to be part of a company that’s big enough to be sustainable but small enough to have your view count and not just another number, APPLY NOW!

Job Title

Dual Fuel Field Auditor

Reports To

HSEQ and Compliance Manager

Business Area

Smart Choice Metering

Location

South East London & Surrounding Areas

Salary

£35,500

Job Purpose

Playing a pivotal role in BES Metering’s Quality Assurance programme

Main Responsibilities and Key Result Areas:

  • Conducting post installation quality assurance inspections on meter installations
  • Conducting work in progress inspections on installers and providing constructive feedback
  • Identifying and reporting/rectifying poor workmanship or unsafe situations
  • Assisting the Field Managers and HSEQ Manager by conducting post incident site investigations and gathering vital evidence for the investigation
  • Identifying common issues/trends in the field and feeding these back to the HSEQ Manager
  • Assisting the HSEQ Manager by delivering important safety training to the teams

 

This role will require the post holder to stay away from home on occasion when required by the business.

The tasks and responsibilities listed are not exhaustive and are a guide to core service delivery. These duties are subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business.

Responsibilities of All Employees

The post holder is expected to;

  • Carry out other similar reasonable duties according to the business needs.
  • Undertake any training relevant to the requirements of the role.
  • Comply with Health and Safety procedures and safe working practices.
  • Adhere to data protection procedures, ensuring that sensitive business data remains confidential.

 

Previous Experience

The following qualifications, skills and experience are minimum requirements for the role:

  • Hold all relevant qualifications including either CCN1 or CMA1 and MET1 or a Dual Fuel Smart Meter Diploma Level 2
  • Electrical 3 phase qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Smart Meter Installer
  • Previous experience as a field auditor or similar role
  • Valid EUSR card
  • Full driving with less than 6 points

 

The following qualifications, skills and experience are desirable for the role:

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring
  • MET4 qualification
  • Gas medium pressure qualification
  • Electrical 3 phase qualification

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