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Smart metering jobs

Our Smart and Commercial Metering teams are at the forefront of energy efficiency and sustainability efforts.

Join us and play a vital role in helping Britain save energy and live more sustainably.

  • Smart Meter Engineers - Entry Level and Commercial Metering Operatives
  • We recruit across the UK, particularly in the London and South East areas
  • Base salary + £3.5k London allowance within the M25 area
  • Bonus scheme, standby and overtime opportunities
  • Ongoing career development
  • Company sick pay, enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave

Latest Smart Meter Jobs

Meet the team

Out and about, meeting our customers, and planning their schedule, there's never a dull moment for our Smart Metering team.

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Read Maria's blog to find out what a typical day looks like for this Smart Meter Installer and mum of three.

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Read Michael's blog to find out why he chose to join EDF as Commercial Metering Operativeand what makes his role so rewarding. 

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Read Adrian's blog and discover which of EDF's benefits he gets the most value from.

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Be part of EDF's Smart energy future

We’re helping our customers to live a low carbon life, saving energy and reducing their carbon footprint. Join one of our Metering teams and you’ll benefit from our excellent in-house training programme as well as various opportunities for further skills development and career progression across a diverse range of roles.

Smart Meter Engineer

Working within our Smart Metering and Electric Vehicle Installations team, you’ll join a multi-disciplined team of Smart Metering Operatives, responsible for the installation, maintenance, exchange and removal of all types of metering for our customers.

Our Installers share our commitment to safety, quality and our passion for delivering excellent customer service. The friendly ethos of the team is one of the most important factors as EDF have a commitment to good mental health.

Commercial Metering Operative

As Commercial Metering Operative, you’ll be responsible for installation, commissioning and maintenance of a range of products such as electrical metering, energy monitoring solutions, telecommunications equipment and control equipment for business customers and homes.

This role is packed with excitement, challenges, unparalleled growth opportunities and a £5000 welcome bonus!

As a remote worker you’ll be part of a collaborative team where we help and support each other, with regular face to face team meetings.

Why join EDF?

We offer a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance and an annual company bonus. We also have a flexible benefits package, which means you can choose a combination of benefits that suit you best. 


Peace of mind 

You may choose to incorporate Critical illness Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance or Travel insurance as part of your benefits package.


Lifestyle balance

You may choose to incorporate payroll Giving or Dining Card benefits as part of your benefits package.



You may choose to incorporate Private Healthcare Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Screening or Healthcare Cash Plan as part of your benefits package.

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Smart savings

You may choose to incorporate childcare vouchers, retail vouchers or our cycle to work scheme as part of your benefits package.


Employee discounts

You’ll also be eligible for discounts from a broad range of high street name retailers.


Salary & bonus

We offer a starting salary of £24,388 (depending on experience), plus £3.5k London allowance. We offer an annual company bonus and discretionary incentive scheme based on install volumes and quality.

Working at EDF as a Smart Meter Installer offers an outstanding work/life balance. As a female entering a male-dominated industry nearly 7 years ago it was a little daunting, but EDF is an amazing company to work for. I enjoy working in an environment where my ideas are valued and I have strong working relationships based on mutual respect.

Kyla Ledgister,
Smart Meter Installer

Smart Meters - helping customers save energy

Find out all about the smart meters we offer our customers. Frequently asked questions include: how smart meters work, how smart meters help customers save energy, how to book an installation and how smart meters contribute to our ambition to help Britain achieve Net Zero.


Everything about electric vehicles

Find out more about owning and running an electric vehicle.

Everything customers need to know about leasing, buying and charging an electric car; as well as costs and tariff information.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Helping Britain achieve Net Zero

How we’re supporting an affordable, secure and just transition.

Benefits and rewards

Did you find everything you’re looking for?

If not please check our FAQs below where you'll find information about Right to Work in the UK and our selection process. You can also contact our Early Careers Recruitment team at

How do I apply? 

When you find a vacancy that you wish to apply for, click the ‘Apply now’ button. You’ll be offered the choice of applying using your LinkedIn profile or alternatively, you can upload your CV and covering letter (optional) to your application.  

You’ll receive an email acknowledging your application and one of our dedicated team will review your application personally. 

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you encounter any accessibility challenges during your online application, please let us know by contacting and one of the recruitment team will be in touch.

I wanted to apply for a position I saw, but it's not listed anymore - can I still apply? 

Vacancies are generally advertised over two weeks. Once the closing date has passed, the vacancy will no longer be listed. Unfortunately, we cannot accept late applications. 

How can I check the status of my application? 

The time taken for reviewing applications will vary depending on the type of role you’re applying for. Our aim is always to respond to applications as soon as possible, and you will always be notified whether your application was successful. 

Who can I contact for feedback on my application? 

Due to the high number of applications that we receive, we’re unable to provide detailed feedback to candidates who are not successful in reaching the interview stage with the hiring manager. 

Do you accept speculative applications? 

Instead of accepting speculative CVs, we advise you to register your details on our careers website and set up alerts for future opportunities which will be relevant to you. 

What do you do with my personal details? 

At EDF, we respect your privacy and value the trust you put in us when you share your personal details with us. Find more information on what data we collect and why we collect this data from you.

Who do I contact for queries about Graduate Programmes, Industrial Placements, Apprenticeships or Work Experience opportunities?

Please contact our Early Careers Recruitment Team:

I’m a Recruitment Consultant, how can I work with EDF? 

We operate a preferred supplier list for recruitment agencies and are unable to accept unsolicited or speculative applications from suppliers not on the list. Please contact us to find out more here:

I’m a contractor/supplier, how can I work with EDF? 

Visit the supply chain page for more information about becoming a supplier.

Do you offer Sponsorship to EU, EEA, Swiss and Non-EU citizens?

EDF Energy holds a Sponsored licence, further guidance on Sponsorship can be found on GOV.UK's page for skilled worker visas.

ID Documents 

As part of our recruitment process, we’ll ask you to prove your eligibility to work in the UK. We’ll request you to bring ID documents with you to your interview (if face-to-face), so that if you are the successful candidate and we offer you the job, we can start the pre-employment checking process without delay. 

What is our selection process? 

Depending on the role you’ve applied for, we’ll ask you to complete different assessments and/or interviews.  From our training programmes to our senior positions, the selection process is tailored to meet specific role and business needs. 

As your application progresses, your Recruiter will be on hand to discuss the various stages with you. 

How does the interview process work? 

Interviews are designed to measure the skills and behaviours required to do a job well. All candidates under consideration for a role are assessed against the same set of competencies ensure fairness. 

Our interviews are carried out by our Recruiters, management team and HR colleagues via telephone, video and face-to-face. 

What happens at an assessment centre? 

If you’re invited to an assessment centre, your Recruiter will let you know what to expect. Our assessment days will usually involve several different exercises for you to demonstrate many different skills. 

Our assessment centres might be face-to-face or online, but rest assured that we’ll provide you with all the information you need in advance. 

What to wear? 

At EDF, most people wear smart casual attire. However, interviewees usually dress in business-wear. A good example of this is a clean and ironed shirt with smart trousers/skirt or suit and smart shoes. This is just as important for a video interview as it is when meeting us face-to-face. 

When will I hear the outcome? 

We know you'll be keen to hear the outcome of your interview, and we'll aim to update you as soon as we can after the last interview has taken place.  

How do I tell you about any adjustments required in respect of a disability? 

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you encounter any accessibility challenges during your online application, please let us know by contacting and one of the recruitment team will be in touch.

We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities, which means that if you meet the minimum criteria for the opportunity and you share your disability with us, you will automatically progress to the first stage of our selection process.

I have just finished School / College and don't have any work experience - can I still apply to EDF? 

Yes, we offer a variety of opportunities throughout the year for entry-level positions. You can find these by reviewing our early careers page.

Who do I contact for queries about Graduate Programmes, Industrial Placements, Apprenticeships or Work Experience opportunities?

Please contact our Early Careers Recruitment Team here:

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  • Our Recruitment Team will only use an official EDF email address to contact you.
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