RECenergy are proud to be supporting one of the UK's leading metering employers for their recruitment campaign to source Qualified Dual Fuel Meter Installers on their long-term contracts with British Gas, SSE, Shell, Total Gas and others.
This is a direct and permanent employment position with excellent benefits and long term career opportunities (see Frequently Asked Questions at the end of this document).
RECenergy have been engaged to select the best metering operatives in their field to support the growth plans of this already successful business. In return you will receive competitive pay and industry leading benefits.
You will be working for one of the UK's largest metering companies with single fuel and dual fuel engineers working on contracts nationwide. They aim to keep work as close to your home post code as possible, however this is dependent on available work.
The Standard Earnings
£31,637 Minimum expected earnings outside M25
£4,800 Achievable Health and Safety Bonus (£400 x 12 months)
£34,800 Minimum expected earnings with London Weighting
£3,163 London Weighting Allowance if you live inside or within 14 miles of the M25
Peugeot Expert Van
Fuel Card, Samsung Phone and Tablet, Tools, PPE provided
40 Hours working week paid Door to Door
Monday to Friday working
25 Days plus 8 Statutory Days Annual Leave entitlement (30 days after 5 years)
Buy and Sell Holiday Options
4x Salary Life Insurance Cover
Match Pension Scheme 4% to 5%
Corporate Season Ticket Travel
Eligibility to join the Share Incentive Plan following 6 months employment
Cycle to Work scheme
Stock and consumables come via Bybox which is located as close to your house as possible.
Company Sick Pay Scheme
Employee Assistance Program & access to an Employee Assistance Programme with easy access via My Healthy Advantage app.
Exclusive employee access to SmartHealth app - includes a free 24/7 online GP and a range of other health and wellbeing services
Standard Working Hours and Overtime / On-call Earning Potential
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.30pm (expect to be at first job at 8.00am)
Overtime - Paid 1 month in arrears at the rates below.
Pay Rate per hour
Monday - Friday
Time and a third
Time and a half
When on call shift would be 10.30am to 7.00pm (later start due to mandatory 11 hour rest period)
On call is typically 1 in 4, Pay Rate details are enclosed below:
Pay Rate per hour
Monday - Friday
4.30pm - 8.30pm
8.00am - 5.30pm
8.00am - 5.30pm
Applicants for these positions will need to be fully qualified dual fuel meter installers to the following standard:
Level 2 Diploma or ACS Gas Qualified for Meter installation
MOCOPA (previously/currently held)
At least 12 months post metering qualification work experience
Maximum 6 penalty points on your Driving Licence (manual transmission required)
Email your CV and Date of Birth (for an EUSR check) to for submission through the correct channel to the Management Team.
(Note: further documentation will be required at a later date from shortlisted candidates to support your application, including:
Right to Work/Passport/Birth Certificate
Driving Licence & Check Code
ACS/Smart Meter Diploma
EUSR (if held)
Proof of Address
Any other relevant qualifications (First Aid, Asbestos Awareness etc)
Frequently Asked Questions
How will I be trained?
The company will train you to MOCOPA and Company standards at their training facility for a period of eight working days (Mon-Fri of Week 1, Mon-Wed of Week 2). This is followed by a further 7 working days shadowing an experienced engineer to see the "day-today" in action.
What are the travel requirements?
You will be asked to complete work within around 20-30 miles radius of your home address (10-20 miles in bigger cities). Your jobs will be booked as efficiently as possible within this area to minimise driving, and every effort will be made to ensure your first and last jobs are within a 30 minute drive of you.
Is this a Self-employed position?
No, This is a permanent PAYE position directly
Are wages paid weekly or monthly?
Are there any career progression opportunities?
The company is looking at offering up-skilling to EV for their Dual Fuel engineers in the future.
Regarding other development, we currently have a management development program which several of our Field Delivery Leads are currently going through.
There are a lot of opportunities to progress within the company and all roles are advertised internally to give current employees the chance to apply.
It is worth mentioning, that many of the company's Team Leader's, Performance Managers & Technical Assurance team began their careers as field engineers/dual fuel meter installers.
Why should this be your employer of choice?
They are on a journey to become an employer of choice making significant changes over the past year to our offering both group wide and specifically tailored to engineers (such as increased overtime & on call rates, simplified bonus to make it more achievable, introduced engineer forums to gather feedback).
RECenergy is a specialist energy sector recruitment business whose Directors have worked in the metering recruitment industry for over 17 years.
Our Offices is open for calls and email correspondence from 7.00am to 9.00pm Monday to Saturday.