Meter Technician - Entry Level - Novice

  • Job Reference: 226032
  • Date Posted: 3 April 2024
  • Employer: E.ON UK PLC
  • Location: London (EC1M), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £23,704 to £40,800
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical, Trades & Labour, Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent, Apprenticeship, Trainee
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Looking for a new career or something completely different?

Salary - £23,704 increasing to a maximum of £40,800 over your learning journey.

Location - Within or 2 hours maximum from London M25

Excellent company benefits including - London Allowance & Enhanced London Allowance if within M25 area

Performance bonus and Overtime

Some working away from home may be required if you live outside of the M25

E.ON is on track to double its Industrial and Commercial (I&C) metering operations within the next few years. As part of our expansion, we are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our high performing, ring fenced team. We provide metering and communications solutions to our I&C customers across the U.K.

We are currently on the lookout for applicants who have a proven track record of providing excellent customer service skills and are looking for a change in career into the energy sector as a Meter Technician. We are offering the opportunity to completely upskill the right individuals within our internal Academy of Excellence.

What we need from you

Do You:

  • Love going above and beyond to help customers?
  • Want to be more involved in green solutions in a growing sector
  • Thrive on solving complex problems?
  • Excel in a challenging working environment?
  • Remain calm under pressure?
  • Want to build a culture in which everyone can be 100% themselves?
  • Like owning issues end to end?


We’ll be reviewing applications and inviting successful candidates to interview on an ongoing basis, so please apply today to ensure you’re considered!

When you first start, you’ll undertake a training programme with a mix of classes at one of our first-class training facilities and working hands on in the field in your home area with a mentor as you work your way towards becoming qualified in electric metering. 

We offer excellent opportunities for career progression – We always look to promote from within as a priority and lots of our meter technicians go on to become specialists and team leaders and even leaders of UK field operations.

What we’ll give you in return

This is a great opportunity to play a lead role in supporting our expanding business and helping to shape the future of energy. Working with us includes:-

  • Permanent position with one of Europe’s largest energy providers
  • Becoming committed to becoming one of Europe’s largest Green Solutions Installers
  • Overtime available
  • 26 days holidays, plus 8 bank holidays (with the ability to buy up to two weeks additional holiday)
  • A Market Leading pension scheme
  • E.ON Branded Van & Fuel Card and uniform. Role specific PPE & tools provided. Mobile Phone, Tablet and laptop
  • Monthly charging Allowance for electronic work devices
What we need from you


  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Be self-motivated and take a proactive approach to learning and self-development.
  • Have basic computer skills.
  • A full valid UK/EU driving licence (preferably clean, but with a maximum of 6 points).
  • Be flexible and willing to travel for work and training.


  • Knowledge and understanding of domestic and or commercial electrical installations.
Here’s what you need to know

Highly competitive London Allowance & Enhanced London Allowance if within M25 area

E.ON Branded Van, Fuel Card and uniform. Role specific PPE & tools provided. Mobile Phone and Tablet.

Lunch and Evening meal allowances (when applicable)

Working away payments (when applicable)

Our market-leading benefits package includes 26 days holiday + bank holidays, a generous pension scheme, life cover, bonus and the chance to choose from 20 flexible benefits with tax and/or NI savings. In fact, our benefits package recently won the Personnel Today Reward, Recognition and Benefits Award 2022! As the only energy company to feature in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (our current ranking is 8th) we’ve proven that we’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.

We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working and offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time and job share.

As a Disability Confident Employer we interview every disabled applicant who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

We’ve exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.