Trainee Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installers (Full Upskill)

Established in 1996, Lowri Beck provides tailored service delivery for all types of metering service including smart metering systems in support of the gas, electricity and water markets. In August 2019, Lowri Beck was acquired by Calvin Capital and both firms are now part of the Calisen group of companies.

 

Due to a period of growth, we are introducing a new training course for anyone who is interested in becoming a Dual Fuel Smart Meter Engineer and who would like to enter the world of Smart Metering.

 

Smart Metering can be a very rewarding career with the potential to earn above £40,000 once fully qualified with opportunities in the future to progress your career into either management or a senior position within Lowri Beck.

The start date for this course will be the 14th February 2022, for this course, we are ideally looking to recruit in the following postcode areas:

  • SO - Southampton

  • PO - Portsmouth

  • W - West London

  • HA - Harrow

  • HP - Hemel Hempstead

  • WD - Watford

  • OX - Oxford

We will be running further courses in 2022 for other postcode areas, so please do keep an eye on this page for changes in the areas we are recruiting. If you would like to get in touch to see if we will be recruiting in your area in 2022, please send an email to hr.recruitment@lowribeck.co.uk

 

What you will receive:

 

  • Below is the breakdown of your salary from the start of training until you are fully qualified:

  • Starting salary 0 to 19 weeks             £20,000

  • 19 weeks to 52 weeks                        £23,000

  • After 1 year                                         £30,000

  • Fully funded training course with accommodation*

  • Once qualified you will receive a Level 2 Diploma in Smart Metering

  • Company van, uniform, fuel card and tools

  • Once qualified, ability to earn a bonus and push up your earnings towards £40,000 and above

  • Once qualified, you will be entered into our £10,000 retention bonus which will be paid after 3 years’ service.

 

If successful you will complete the necessary training to become a Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer. The training will take 17 weeks to complete, and a considerable amount of commitment will be required from you and Lowri Beck. You will be required to attend Lowri Becks training centre in Wigan Monday – Friday (with the likely possibility that you may need to stay away from home during this time), undertake homework and build a portfolio of on-site completed work during your time on the job when out with a mentor. At the end of the training, you will receive a recognised Level 2 Smart Diploma in Smart Metering.

Once qualified, you will be visiting consumers’ properties as a representative of Lowri Beck to install gas and electric smart meters. You will deliver an exceptional customer experience by ensuring the work is completed safely and tidily, and also ensuring that the consumer has a good understanding of the new meter, including the benefits that smart metering will offer them. To support you, our training package will include everything that you need in order to provide outstanding customer service across all areas.

All applicants will:

  • Be willing to complete the necessary training to become a Dual Fuel Smart Meter Installer, including the possibility of staying away from home while completing training

  • Hold a full, valid & up to date manual driving licence with no more than 3 penalty points, and have not been disqualified from driving within the past 5 years

  • Be able to pass a basic criminal record check, and have no unspent criminal convictions on record

  • Be capable of working alone in the field with minimum supervision

  • Be comfortable working in confined spaces

  • Be manually dexterous & capable of lifting

  • Be willing to cover emergency call-out

  • Be flexible in order to adapt to the changing needs of the business, and travel to work in other locations if required

  • Have excellent communication & customer service skills

  • Have good IT skills – During training portfolio’s will be completed using an e-portfolio software package & once qualified work will be delivered via a handheld terminal (HHT) with timesheets also completed online

 

 All successful applicants will be subject to our standard vetting procedures, including passing a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, identity & address check, driving licence check, proven eligibility to work in the UK check, and previous 5-year employment history check.

 

You will also be subject to random drug and alcohol testing throughout your employment.

How to apply

To apply, click here to visit the Lowri Beck Careers Website and submit an application online.

 

Lowri Beck is now authorised by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV), under the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS)

 

Lowri Beck participates in the EUSR Smart Meter Referencing Scheme

 

*T’s & C’s apply