Meter Reader

Posted 18 October by Hamilton Mayday
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Are you searching for a new exciting opportunity which will allow you to manage your own workload and earnings? If you like working in the outdoors, rain or shine, and want great earning potential, then we have the job for you!

Due to continued expansion, we are looking for smart and friendly applicants to live and work throughout Nottingham and the surrounding areas as Meter Readers/Data Collectors.

The On Target Earning could reach £23000, if not higher, per annum based upon a full-time commitment. You must be able to work flexibly between the hours of 8am-8pm Monday to Friday and 8am-6pm on Saturday. This must include early morning starts from 8am and late evenings until 8pm as this is when customers are most likely to be at home. We will expect to you to commit to 37 hours throughout the working week. The rate of pay is £8.50 per hour with a highly achievable performance-related bonus scheme based on how many meters you read.

As a Meter Reader/Data Collector you will be responsible for visiting both commercial and residential customers to obtain accurate readings from gas and electricity meters, carry out meter inspections, collect other types of data, and provide ongoing customer service. You will be representing many of the leading utility suppliers so a professional image will be required at all times.

The position will involve daily contact with customers so great communication and customer service skills are essential along with the ability to work in a target driven environment. Full training is provided as well as uniform. You will need to be fit and active as the role can be physically demanding and you must expect to be walking in the region of 6-8 miles per day.

We are looking for people with the following key skills:
-the ability to prioritise workload to ensure that deadlines are met effectively ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity
-good planning skills for effective coverage of the areas you will be working
-a flexible approach to tasks and working hours
-be smart in appearance with a professional outlook
-computer literacy as you will be using a hand-held computer
-experience in delivering great customer service

Successful candidates will be field-based, self-motivated and highly organised, have good knowledge of Nottingham and the surrounding areas, be competent in numeracy and literacy and have the ability to work to timescales and under pressure. You must be able to pass the vetting standards which include proof of right to work in the UK, a UK National Insurance number, a 5-year history check, credit check and criminal record check. You must also have access to an active landline in order to receive your work via the handheld computer.

We need you to hold a full European driving licence with a maximum of 6 penalty points and be able to provide your own transport for business usage reclaimable at 20 pence per mile. You will also need to provide business insurance cover for your vehicle.

We have immediate vacancies so if you think this is the role for you and you meet the above criteria, please visit our website at to apply online and download the application forms or contact the CIP team on .

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