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About The Role

A bit about the role…

As a Smart Meter Support Engineer you will support the business by visiting various properties throughout the day and undertake work on Smart Meters on a non-technical basis in both domestic and commercial buildings. The Smart Support Engineer with use a hand help device to carry out works, once completed all details of the visits must be records on the tablet which will allow records of new and existing customers to be updated.  There is no live electric or has work so no previous technical qualifications are required.

An example of some of the activities you will be required to complete; re-communication processes on Gas and Electric smart meters changing sims cards, modems and small gain aerials, re-joining smart devices to the network whilst in contact with energy companies, exchanging batteries on gas token meters, installation of high gain aerials on externals of the property using ladders, completion of site surveys and other supporting work that require a field based engineer to visit properties.

Due to the nature of the work we carry out successful applicants must pass a Colour sight deficiency test and hold a full UK driving license (no more than 6 points).  

Who we are…

Protect My Property is one of the UK’s leading experts in security solutions for home and business. The company services and maintains over 15,000 security and surveillance systems in domestic and business properties nationwide. The company has recently widened its scope and now offers a range of Smart Support services for the energy metering sector.

Protect My Property is part of M Group, a billion Pound turnover business with a wide and diverse portfolio.

We work with our clients and partners to ensure we keep abreast of industry developments and we remain at the forefront of proactively influencing the right pathways to success. M Group is a 2019 Times 100 Top Track Company.

Key responsibilities…

  • Flexibility to adapt working hours to meet with customer/client requirements.
  • Provide excellent Customer Service to meet the standards expected of M Group.
  • Adhere to strict health & safety guidelines.
  • Calling customers to advise time of arrival.
  • Provide accurate information and data via tablet.
  • Promote MDS image at all times. 
  • Be able to recognise health & safety risks and report accordingly.
  • Carry out ad-hoc work as and when requested such as carrying out surveys or verifying customer details
  • Achieve and exceed work performance targets and adhere to ISO 9002 procedures
  • Other duties may be undertaken as and when required, in particular when new business is gained

What you’ll bring to the role…


  • Previous experience of outdoor working is essential for this role.
  • Good geographical knowledge of local and surrounds areas.
  • Ability to learn quickly and grasp new tasks/opportunities.
  • Ability to use hand & 18v power tools.
  • Experience of using hand held tools.
  • Ability to lift, carry and climb ladders, ensuring conformance to health and safety requirements
  • Self-motivated and organised as this is a lone working role.
  • Dedicated to the provision of excellent customer services


  • Experience of Smart meter
  • Experience within a meter reading role and ideally smart meters.
  • Some electrical knowledge and have proven background through recognised apprenticeship or hold similar qualification
  • Sales & Customer facing experience.

What we can offer you…

  • 20 days holiday + 8 day bank holidays
  • Tools, Uniform and Company Vehicle provided
  • Access to My Rewards which provides amazing reductions on 1000’s of purchases including Mobile Phone, Utility bill & top retail brand discounts. Here’s a few so you can see the type of savings you can make:
Up to 7% discounts on major supermarkets
Up to 52% on Cinema tickets
Up to 33% on holidays and travel
Up to 10% on restaurants and takeaways
Up to 25% off gym membership
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Recommend a Friend and Earn scheme
  • Reward & Recognition Scheme

 At MGS Energy Retail we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment to develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.