Meter Reader

Networx Solutions
Chelmsford, Essex
Salary up to £22,030 per annum + company van and fuel + competitive benefits
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time



Meter Reader


Chelmsford, Essex


Salary up to £22,030 per annum + company van and fuel + competitive benefits package



We are looking for Meter Readers to join our meter reading team at Essex & Suffolk Water. We work from our Head Office in Chelmsford and operate throughout Essex where we supply clean, clear drinking water to our Customers.



We need Meter Readers who can help us deliver an unrivalled customer experience. We will give you full training, a vehicle, mobile phone, uniform, tools and a competitive salary.



You will be working in a family friendly environment, in a supportive team and have plenty of opportunity for development within our business. We're looking for resourceful people with great communication skills who value the ability to plan their own day within defined working hours.



As a Meter Reader you will:



  • Talk to customers - be naturally calm and polite, able to listen and respond with clarity and respect.


    Plan and manage your time effectively to meet your daily targets - have a flexible ‘can-do' approach to your work.


    Have experience of working outdoors in all weathers. The role is physically demanding and you will need good levels of personal fitness.


    Carry out meter replacements - have practical hands on skills to be trained to replace defective meters.



To be a successful Meter Reader you will need:



  • GCSE level or equivalent in Maths and English.


    A full valid UK driving licence. As a meter reader you will cover all parts of our Essex operational area. You will receive a company van to enable you to do your job efficiently - experience of driving a van would be desirable.


    To be flexible to work on a set rota basis. The normal working week is 37 hours, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 0700-2000.


We offer a great package:



  • A great reward package including:


    • Competitive Salary


      Generous holiday entitlement starting at 23 days per year (plus bank holidays)


      Buy and sell holidays


      Flexible benefits - chose how you would like to build your own package


    Defined contribution pension scheme


    Continued coaching, training and one to one development to help you reach your full potential


    Opportunity to work with some great fun people



Key dates for your diary


Closing date for applications: 13th August 2017


Interviews will take place: week commencing 21st August 2017



At Essex & Suffolk Water we live water. And we love our customers. Every day we make sure that 1.8 million customers in the South East have clean, clear drinking water that tastes great.