Commercial Metering Lead Technician

  • Job Reference: 41843167
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2023
  • Recruiter: EDF Energy
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: £37,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Commercial Metering Lead Technician.

Are you a skilled technician with a passion for metering solutions and energy services? Are you ready to help our customers to live a low carbon life, saving energy and reducing their carbon footprint? This is your chance to make an impact.


The Opportunity

We're on the lookout for a skilled Commercial Metering Lead Technician with a passion for metering solutions and energy services to take charge and lead in a dynamic environment.

As a Lead Technician, you'll be at the forefront of installing cutting-edge metering products, supporting the deployment of energy monitoring solutions, and driving quality services for our business customers. This is your opportunity to showcase your expertise, mentor a team and make a significant impact in the field. If you're a qualified electrician with a hunger for innovation and a commitment to safety, read on!

Although being a remote worker, you will also be part of a team environment where one of the main ethics is helping each other, regular face to face team meeting/get togethers are held where company information is shared and talked about in a friendly and relaxed manner. The friendly ethos of the team is one of the most important factors as EDF have a commitment to good mental health.



Pay, benefits and culture

Your dedication will be rewarded with a competitive salary range of £37,818 - £40,000 dependant on experience and qualifications. In addition, you will receive a 3% company bonus and a flexible cash fund of £1250 allowance per year.  *A £3,500 London allowance will be applied if you live within the M25.

Performance incentive schemes of up to £5000 and overtime opportunities can boost earnings even further.

All tools, equipment, uniform, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is provided, along with a company vehicle, mobile phone, and Laptop.


You'll be able to access the range of flexible benefits available to all our employees, including gym membership, health related cash plan and discounts, as well as our market-leading employee pension scheme.

At EDF, everyone's welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We're committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We'd like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.

We're a disability confident employer and we'll do all we can to help with your application, adjusting as you need.

We'll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.



 What you'll be doing


As a Lead Technician, you'll excel in a diverse range of tasks:

  • Installing a variety of metering products, from AMR meters to Half Hourly Code of Practice 10, 5, 3, 2, and 1 solutions.
  • Maintaining HVCT Central Volume Allocation (CVA) and SVA code 1 and 2 metering systems
  • Expertly handling Low Voltage (LV), High Voltage (HV), Extra High Voltage (EHV), Whole Current (WC), and Current Transform (CT) installations.
  • Commissioning metering systems (CoP4)
  • Mentoring less experienced team members to your level of expertise.
  • Safely conducting energisation/de-energisation of metered supplies.
  • Providing field-based coaching, over-the-shoulder checks, and imparting technical knowledge
  • Collaborating with the operational team to ensure daily schedules are optimized for performance.
  • Ensuring all work complies with regulations and safety standards.
  • Playing a key role in customer satisfaction by delivering exceptional installation experiences.



Who you are

You're not just a technician - you're a leader in the field. You're a qualified electrician with a hunger for innovation and a commitment to safety.

You're highly experienced, with full competencies including extra-high voltage. You're qualified with C&G, NVQ L3, 2391, 18th edition, and test and inspection certifications, an electrician with a knack for excellence.


Your communication skills are top-notch, allowing you to liaise seamlessly with stakeholders at all levels.


Tech-savvy and adaptable to digital platforms, you're always ready to learn and innovate. Your commitment to health, safety, and quality is unwavering, and you're the go-to person in your team for support and guidance.


Ready to take charge and lead the way in energy solutions? Join us as an M&S Lead Technician and let's shape the future together.

Closing Date: 28/08/23

Location: We are welcoming applications nationwide, but specifically we would like to hear from people from the following locations: Dorchester, Bournemouth, Southend, Colchester, Romford, Swansea, Cardiff, Luton, Exeter, Great Yarmouth, Chelmsford, Wembley, Enfield, Wimbledon, Leicester, Watford, Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Woking, Slough, St Albans, London.

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.


EDF Energy is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK's largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.