Meter Test Station Operative

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract, Internal Secondment
Location: Berkshire, M4 corridor
Categories: Other, Metering, Electrical, Smart Metering

Job Title: Meter Test Station Operative

Location: Thatcham

Salary: £20,545 - £27,133 depending on skills and experience

10 month secondment/Fixed term contract | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

The Role

The main responsibilities of the Meter Test Station Operative the testing, programming and refurbishment of electricity meters.

You’ll prepare single phase, three phase and pre-payment meters for visual inspection which includes tasks such as cleaning, label removal, screw replacement etc.  In addition you’ll be involved in programming the meters with a range of tariffs.

You’ll maintain the test bench and ensure a clean, safe and secure working environment at all times.

You will also need to replenish stock levels in the logistics warehouse.

Your Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you should have a basic knowledge of the functions and features of electricity meters.  Additionally a basic understanding of the tariff structure and configurations is required.

You should be able to demonstrate good computer skills, particularly MS packages.  You’ll possess strong attention to detail and will have the ability to understand electrical wiring diagrams.

You’ll have good time management skills and will be flexible and supportive of team objectives.

Our Company

Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy to more than seven million household and business account under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market and SSE Airtricity in the markets in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. At SSE, we're committed to giving you excellent customer service and treating you fairly; we want to make life easier for you, find ways of saving you money, and be on hand to help when you need us the most, that’s our customer promise.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is: Sunday 29th April 2018

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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