Metering Technician

  • Job Reference: R24087
  • Date Posted: 20 November 2023
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Sudbury, Suffolk
  • Salary: £25,899
  • Sector: Customer Service
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

£25,899 + use of company vehicle
Location: Sudbury - You would need to be based within 30 minutes of this location
Fixed Term Contract - 12 months
37 Hours per week - Flexible hours between of 6:30 to 20:00, including some hours on a Saturday when required to meet customer needs.

Do you like working outside?

Are you happy being on your feet and interacting with Customers?

Do you like organising your own time and workload?

If so we have a great opportunity for you!

As our Meter Technician you will manage your own workload so will feel like you are your own boss with the support of a big organisation behind you. Your day to day activities will include:

  • Obtain accurate readings from water meters

  • Carry out meter exchanges - (Full training will be provided)

  • Collect meter data

  • Lastly and most importantly provide excellent customer service.

As a valued employee, you'll be entitled to:

  • Full private health care

  • 23 days annual leave - rising with length of service

  • A flexible working culture

  • Access to a company vehicle, tools and all uniform and PPE

  • Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

  • Bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle

  • Life Assurance at eight times your salary

  • Personal Accident cover - up to five times your salary

  • Lots of great discounts

  • An excellent Family Leave package - to help support your family

What does it take to be a Metering Technician?

  • Customer focussed individuals

  • A professional image is very important - we will provide you with a uniform and van

  • The role can be physically demanding as you will walk in the region of 3 to 8 miles per day.

  • You will also use a handheld computer to carry out your work, so basic IT skills are required


You are responsible for organising your own time and have the flexibility to plan your own day to meet the meter reading targets.

Working a 37-hour week. Your hours are flexible between the working window of 6:30 to 20:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 14:00 on Saturdays this includes early morning starts and late evenings until 8pm as this is when our customers are most likely to be at home.

Why Anglian Water?

Here at Anglian Water we are one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference. Our career opportunities provide on-going learning and professional development within a challenging work environment, which provides a vital service for our customers.

Closing date: 4th December 2023