Smart Meter Installer

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Smart meter installers install, maintain and repair dual fuel (gas and electric) smart meters in residential, commercial and industrial premises.

The Work

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The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary for an unqualified trainee smart meter installer on the Trainee Smart Meter Installer Programme is normally between £18,000 and £22,000 a year. Once qualified this rises to around £30,000 a year. With experience, this can rise to £40,000 a year, sometimes more. There are usually other benefits, such as company pension and bonus schemes.


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Getting In

You might work for an energy supplier or a company that provides energy services. Vacancies may be advertised on energy supplier websites or recruitment websites.

What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:


Getting On


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The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Gas Jobs
Twitter: @britishgasjobs

The above website contains detailed information on careers within Scottish Gas/British Gas. The preferred method of application for posts is through the website.

Energy and Utility Skills
Tel: 0121 745 1310
Website (2):
Twitter: @EUSkills

Energy and Utility Skills is the Sector Skills Council for the electricity, gas, waste management and water sectors. Their website Talent Source Network provides information on careers in the energy and utilities sector.

Scottish Power Careers

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