Gas Meter Checker Job Description Sample
Gas Meter Reader
Reads gas, and/or water meters and records volume used by residential and commercial consumers. Walks or drives vehicle over established route and takes readings of meter dials.
Essential Duties: Drive or walk an assigned route; stop at each assigned address to read meters and perform inspections as required. Enter readings into handheld computer, route book or route sheet as defined in the procedure.
Inspect the meters for unauthorized connections, defects, and damage such as broken seals and notes any irregularities in the manner determined by the project procedures. Remove dirt or standing water covering a meter as necessary to determine the accurate reading. Update notes in hand-held computer or make a note on route sheet of any impediments to meter access, including dogs.
Complete paperwork and record keeping associated with job functions in a neat, accurate and timely manner. May take digital pictures of meter equipment and meter related apparatus as defined in the procedure for the specific project. Complete routes within an appropriate time period based on route size, location, and weather conditions.
Meet and work with the public effectively and courteously. Answer customers questions or direct them to customer service centers. Perform work honestly and ethically with a high level of accuracy (greater than 99.8%). Responsible for use, care and security of tools, vehicles, equipment and materials utilized.
Perform all work processes in a professional, safe and responsible manner and bring safety hazards to the attention of management immediately. Utilize personal protective equipment and safety equipment as required (ex: safety vests, traffic cones). Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of the job. Occasional evening and weekend overtime may be required with minimal notice.
Other Duties: Upload into office computers all information collected on hand-held computers during meter rounds, or return route books/sheets or hand-held computers to supervisors (as defined by the project) so data can be compiled. Attend safety, planning and training meetings as determined by supervisors.
Maintain any company-assigned vehicles in a professional manner on a daily basis (ex: appropriate signage, clean inside and out) and cooperate with management in scheduling/performing periodic maintenance (ex: oil changes) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Must have and maintain a valid driver s license and good driving record. Must be able to drive safely in both city and rural settings and follow appropriate traffic control measures (ex: setting traffic safety cones). Ability to quickly and thoroughly learn and follow written step-by-step procedures as provided during initial training.
Ability to comprehend and follow instructions and to make generalizations, evaluations or decisions without immediate supervision. Ability to use handheld computer, digital camera for accessing and updating meter information for each customer/address or hand-write data legibly and accurately. Solid reasoning skills including the ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form.
Interpersonal skills necessary to relate to other employees in a cooperative, businesslike manner and interact professionally with the public. Ability to produce quality, accurate, prompt and reliable results and maintain a work pace appropriate to a given work-load. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely verbally and in writing.
Other Requirements: The job functions will be performed in an outdoor environment subject to adverse weather conditions and noise (ex: extreme high or low humidity; temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit or below freezing; rain; snow, etc.) Meter readers need to be able to walk several miles a day (typically 3-8 miles) over a variety of terrains depending on route and weather conditions. Job functio
Gas Meter Technician
At SiteWise our gas meter technicians are an important support role to many departments within SiteWise as well as our external clients. Technicians work to install, replace, and move gas meters on residential and commercial buildings. Although this is the main part of the meter technician work this is not all inclusive. We are looking for candidates that are mechanically inclined, have experience working with wrenches and black iron pipe. The technician is responsible for going from location to location, in a company vehicle, representing the core values of SiteWise. Core Values: T- Trust R- Respect A- Accountability I- Integrity T- Teamwork S- Safety Looking for a new career? Come to our Hiring Event to learn more about SiteWise and meet with our General Managers. We have multiple positions available in Ft. Collins/Frederick and Henderson/Aurora, we want you to stop by and check us out on: Saturday, February 24th, 2018 4725 Independence St Wheat Ridge CO 80033 10am-1pm sitewisecorp.com
Material handling - Loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment onto and from trucks by hand
Install gas meters, regulation, piping and pipe fitting work with black iron pipe
Gas leak repair including above ground meter sets
Keeping legible hand written accurate records including daily work logs and installation records
Assist crew leaders in construction/ reconstruction and maintenance work providing meter support
Work safely around customer houses and private property, backhoes, excavators, and directional drills
Clean and prepare meter worksites to eliminate possible hazards
Monitor tools and equipment for proper use, maintenance and inspect for possible abuse
Perform other duties as assigned
Ability to lead others to help in general metering and construction activities
English usage sufficient to keep records, place orders, and prepare simple narrative reports
Understand and carry out oral and written instructions written and spoken in English
Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods, often under adverse weather conditions.
Ability to lift up to 80 lbs. multiple times during a work shift
Ability to climb, dig, work in tight spaces, on uneven surfaces, walking, stooping and kneeling
Ability to work well independently and as a part of a team working well with co-workers
Ability to pass motor vehicle, criminal background check, and comply with drug-free workplace policy
Willingness and ability to learn additional skills
Ability to work full time 40 or more hours per week with various start and stop times
Plumbing and black iron piping experience desired Previous experience working with underground utilities is a plus
Bilingual ability in Spanish/English is a plus SiteWise offers a great benefit package which includes: •100% paid training •Paid CDL Assistance •Company paid Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) •Quarterly Safety Bonus •Medical, dental, vision and life insurance •401(k) with company match •Paid holidays and vacation/personal time •Advancement opportunities, we believe in investing in those who want to invest in us For more information on our benefits, click the link below: http://sitewisecorp.com/employment/benefits/ SiteWise Corporation is an EEO/AAP employer. ID: 2017-1421 External Company URL: www.sitewisecorp.com
Meter Installer - Gas
Overview Apex CoVantage, LLC (SGS) is the creator of ProField, the award-winning mobile workforce management technology used for smart metering deployments. This job will require the individual to work on customer’s property changing out Gas Meters. This requires a self-motivated individual who can work well with little supervision, and who takes pride in their work. Must be able to work in inclement weather to complete the work. Responsibilities
Working with supervisors and installers in a professional environment.
Physical ability to work in an environment to include: Walking, Climbing and Stooping up to 10 hours per day in all types of weather conditions.
Responsible for checking the existing meter, replacing with a new meter and doing a final test of the meter.
Must accurately collect customer data and document the installations in writing and with handheld device.
Must be dependable, detail oriented, have good verbal skills and a neat/clean appearance.
Must be comfortable interacting with customers while upholding Apex customer standards
Must have the ability to use assigned tools properly and work within safety guidelines. Additional Responsibilities
You will be expected to perform your job safely with zero events.
During the interview process, skill testing for pipe fitting will be required
You will be expected to meet quality guidelines provided by Apex CoVantage.
Meet installation rate as established by the Project Manager.
All must be performed while maintaining and presenting a professional and customer friendly interaction with all customers. Requirements
Must be a High School graduate, or the Equivalent.
Pipe-fitting knowledge will be a plus.
Must have valid Driver's License.
Must be detail oriented, have good verbal skills and a neat/clean appearance.
Must be comfortable interacting with customers and quality oriented.
Must have the ability to use assigned tools properly and work within safety guidelines.
Must be willing to submit drug screen and background check.
Previous Electrical Meter installation or electrical background preferred
Previous Meter Reading Experience preferred What we provide:
Training (1-2 weeks)
Company vehicle for work day use
Gas Card for vehicle
Daily Route Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Job ID2016-1080 DivisionSmart Grid Solutions CategoryUtility
Temporary Laborer - Gas Meter Shop
Job Summary: Assist the Gas Meter Shop to reduce the backlog of rotary meters requiring repair by replacing bearings and replacing index heads. Will also assist with painting meters and rebuilding diaphragm meters.
High school education with basic computer skills and possess or acquire a forklift operator certification. Requires a strong mechanical aptitude, troubleshooting skills, and the ability to work independently. Must be able to perform all the essential functions required of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. # Additional Information
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States, no sponsorships considered.
Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
As required by ND state law, applicants are hereby notified that smoking is prohibited in and around MDU facilities and permissible only in designated areas. # How To Apply Apply online at jobs.mdu.com or fax completed application to 701-222-7821. Company: Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. Department: Measurement
- Gas Meter Shop
Location:* Bismarck, ND
Hiring Manager:* Allan A Jirges
Closing Date:* 02/28/2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Job Type:* Full-Time
- Journeyman:* $15.83 /hour
Electric & Gas Meter Technician - Veterans Wanted
Electric/Gas Meter Technician
U.S. MILITARY VETERANS are highly encouraged to apply. The ability to be mobile and support temporary assignments in other parts of the country is a plus.
$13.50 - $17.00 per hour plus weekly cash incentive. All tools provided. Medical benefits begin after 60 days.
Do you thrive in jobs with a stable, harmonic, and consistent environment? Do you practice “Due Diligence” to minimize risk? Do you shy away from small talk choosing rather to get to the meat of the subject? Are you the person that learns a skill, then performs all associated tasks with a singular focus? A focus that is hard to duplicate by others, even as patient as you?
When you learn a skill, you work hard to perfect it, because you need to be the best you can be. You are fit, work well in teams, and can handle a challenge. One of your personal strengths is that you hold yourself highly accountable. When other people see that in you, they try hard to achieve your level of accountability. The way you work is summed up like this: You take a task, start on it, complete it, and prepare to do it again. You like to be an operator and excel in managing tasks that follow a process. Because of this you become a top performer – fast. People call you a machine because of how precise and quick you are.
Does this describe you in a nutshell? If yes, then you are the kind person we want on our team of expert meter technicians. Please past this link, http://bit.ly/2djT7Z8, into your browser and complete our work traits survey.
We are looking for new team members ready to start work now. We want people who are not afraid of a challenge and like to contribute to a TEAM. We work hard and have fun. We work outside with our hands. We always follow through with what we start. We are fast paced and detailed oriented. Our Teammates do not need close supervision because we are all self-starters and we get the job done!
Frontline Support Solutions is fast moving company that focuses on growth. The company was founded by a US Army Veteran. He seeks out and surrounds himself with disciplined and focused people. We want people like us to join the team. We show up on time, every day, and we are ready for the next challenge. We want people who cannot remember the last time they called in sick. We want people that can read and write in English. Not like a college professor, but someone who can communicate in writing, and fully understand a "Want Ad" like this one.
ABOUT THIS JOB:
After paid training and successful field certification, you will be able to retrofit standard gas meters with new advanced metering technology. You will also be able to exchange old mechanical electric meters and replace them with new smart meters. Modernizing the community's utility meters is a significant task, one you can have a hand in accomplishing. The job requires the use and care of small hand tools such as wrenches, screw drivers, and similar tools. Additionally, the technician employs methods and techniques required in repairing and operating small mechanical devices. We will offer paid Classroom and On-the-Job training to all selected Candidates. Once complete, you will become a Skilled Tradesman. Those candidates with Gas or Electric Meter Installation Experience or who are Journeyman Plumbers or Electricians would find this job a good fit. Knowledge of the Cincinnati, OH and Northern Kentucky area preferred.
They are very simple. If you get winded walking up two flights of stairs or have trouble carrying a large bag of dog food from the end of the driveway into your house Do Not even bother applying. This job requires you to walk, kneel, stand, squat, bend, crouch, waist twist, climb stairs, reach to or above shoulder height, reach below shoulder height, lift and carry up to 40 lbs., simple grasping, repetitive use of hand/arm/wrist, and use of protective equipment. You need to be able to walk up to four miles per day and get in and out of a vehicle about 100 times per day.
Complete the Pre-Interview Work Traits Survey by opening the link below into your browser. Thank you.
$13.50 - $17.00 /hour
Gas Meter Service Representative New England (310,318,12003,13507,12012,12431,369)
At National Grid, employees get to enjoy all the benefits of working at a large, multinational company that's on the cutting edge of innovation. In addition to a broad range of medical and dental coverage options, employees can take part in 401(k) plans, tuition reimbursement, pretax accounts for health and dependent care, and much more. They also get to work at a company whose hallmarks include safety, camaraderie, ethical behavior, and respect for others. As a Meter Service Representative in the Customer Meter Services Department for National Grid, you will experience the personal challenge of working for a world class organization and leader in the Utilities and Energy Industry. This entry-level position can be your foot in the door to all the great opportunities National Grid has to offer._ __About the Position: ___Outline of Duties: All meter reading activities including but not limited to:
Shut off meters as trained and qualified.
Field collection activity including but not limited to: Terminating service and/or collecting customer payments.
General shop work (e.g. Housekeeping, junking, shipping, deliveries/pickups, etc.) * Assist in 2-person assignments as needed.
Assist with pipe fitting up to 2 inches.
Driving is a significant portion of the workday in various-sized company vehicles.
May be required to handle substances considered hazardous under the U.S. Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Law or the Massachusetts Right to Know Law.
Interact with internal departments and company employees to ensure an efficient overall process.
Promote a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and efficient resource utilization, both throughout the department and project teams.
Will also be expected to respond to emergency call out and work extended and planned hours when company emergencies occur.
Other duties as assigned.
Must be able to obtain gas pipeline operator qualification for progression in this career. Starting pay rate: $18.45_Job
_ * Must have a high school education or the equivalent.
Must have good mechanical aptitude and ability, high degree of dependability, and capable of exercising good judgment.
Must have the ability to perform physically demanding job-related activities.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including shifts, weekends, evenings, and holidays.
In a work day, must be able to climb 25-2500 stairs, walk 2 to 6 miles and kneel or bend for 20-60 percent of the day.
Must be able to work within confined areas at times and in inclement weather and temperature extremes.
Must possess the ability to develop positive customer relations; anticipate, identify, respond to customer needs and facilitate customer loyalty.
Able to drive a company car / large van or truck on a daily basis.
Must have valid and clean driver's license and be an approved driver of Company vehicles.
Must pass Company physical and qualifying tests to enter Department
Successfully pass a criminal background check and required job assessment tests. * DOT gas pipeline drug testing is a requirement for this position.
Must pass Field Assessment Test // /National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./
Job:Maint & Construction
Organization:Maint & Construction
Title:Gas Meter Service Representative New England (310,318,12003,13507,12012,12431,369)
Site Field Checker I
Site Field Checker ILivonia, MI Posted: 2/12/2018 Category: Utility Job Type: - Minimum Experience: 2+ years Required Education:
None Branch: Staffing Solutions Group Job Description Site Field Checker I Contract position- 03/12/2018- 09/30/2018 * Candidates must live or be nearby Livonia, MI. * * Candidtaes must be able to pass background check and drug screen.
This will be supporting the GAS side of the business and will require travel to sites . It is a PART TIME (3 days a weeks) ideally Mon - Wed position. No per diem, mileage can be reimbursed. This position will perform site readiness reviews prior to construction: site accessible, to grade, both customer & public facilities located/staked, trench path available, forestry complete, obstructions in area, customer conduits installed & marked/pull strings, traffic control requirements, identify/verify primary/secondary voltages, identify special equip needs, switching order required, materials delivered, electric meter mounted in designed location/correct height & inspected, gas meter location marked, does an outage need to be coordinated along with other misc site observations. Job Requirements Must have knowledge of GAS construction methods/procedures, roadway protection requirements, Capabilities of tools and equipment, ability to read/understand blueprints used in Natural Gas pipeline construction, and a keen sense of and ability to identify and mitigate safety hazards on the jobsite prior to the crew arriving to perform work Basic skills in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook) and proficiency in uploading/downloading files from remote locations via wireless connectivity will also be required. The successful candidate must be dependable with good time management skills and ability to organize/prioritize workload to meet a schedule. They must also possess excellent communication skills and be a team player. BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.
Service Tech II Meter Reading
Service Tech II Meter Reading
Job ID: 407
Functional Area: Field Operations
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: No
Location: Pecos, TX
Department: CUSTOMER SVC/FIELD SUPP
Internal / External: Internal and External
- Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years Position Description: Performs an intermediate level of work related to meter reading and customer service field activities.
Read gas meters; enter/record data utilizing hand-held electronic meter reading equipment and mobile collector equipment. Repair, analyze and install AMR equipment. Turn gas service off and remove gas meters and regulators.
Recognize and report potentially hazardous situations. Install and test ERTs (Electronic Meter Transmitter) and ERTED meters. Update and/or maintain reports and records including but not limited to:
Stolen meters/gas Customer account information Route information Service orders Meter inventory Time sheets Mileage reports ERTs Administer non-contact service orders. Drive and maintain service trucks. Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.
Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned. Position
Experience in use and function of meter reading and customer service tools and equipment.
Experience and/or training related to disconnects, reconnects, gas piping, and gas-fired equipment.
Experience with the application of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division (tested). Demonstrated ability to recognize difference between pairs of numbers (tested). Knowledge of customer service codes and transmission and/or distribution pipeline system operations. Experience and training relative to:
Company and governmental customer service/safety procedures Customer service emergency procedures Two-way radios, FMS system and Pragma Cad system (where applicable) Experience reading and interpreting maps, addresses, atlas pages, blueprints, dials, gauges, and customer account information. Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English. Minimum Applicable driver's license.
Carry objects weighing up to 5 pounds continuously each day; lift objects weighing up to 10 pounds 15 20 times a day; up to 20 pounds 15 20 times a day; up to 40 pounds 10 15 times a day; over 50 pounds 3 5 times a day. Travel over uneven terrain including but not limited to: Mud Gravel Sand Rocks Ice Snow Walk, stand, kneel/stoop, and drive for extended periods.
Climb ladders and over and around barriers; move obstacles obstructing view; stoop, kneel, and crawl on floors and bare ground to access meters and equipment. React immediately to emergency situations to prevent injury to self and others. Smell odorant in natural gas.
Able to operate tools and equipment required. Communicate and/or exchange information and instructions. Visual ability sufficient to perform job duties. #FieldOperations We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
Meter Reader 1St Class I - 1St 3 Months
Req. #2540. NorthWestern Energy is currently seeking a Meter Reader-Class I - 1st 3 Months - Distribution Operations, Bozeman, MT.
The Meter Reader reads electrical and gas meters for commercial and residential clients in urban and rural settings. The Meter Reader collects data from residential meters through use of a computer system that receives radio signals broadcast by meters when the operator drives (typically) within 100 meters to 2 miles of the meter. To collect commercial meter data, the operator follows a pre-designated walking route.
The commercial meter data is manually inputted. The meter reader must be able to accurately and efficiently read meters, manually input data into a handheld computer, walk frequently (including on uneven terrain), interact with customers as needed, and work and drive in all weather conditions. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent. Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record. Possession of or ability to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification.
Must be able to demonstrate and maintain a good safety record. DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics.
Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives. Read electric and gas meters including accurately inputting meter data into a handheld computer. Work overtime as necessary.
Complete required paper or computer work. Interact with the public to issue billing notices, answer common questions, and / or document and refer concerns to appropriate NorthWestern Energy resources. Remain alert for leaks, malfunctioning equipment, or units in need of repair during general meter reading duties.
Report issues to appropriate parties in a timely manner when issues are detected. Drive to, from, and within meter routes including commercial-meter walking routes. Perform vehicle inspection as required.
MARGINAL WORK FUNCTIONS: These functions may be considered essential based on location and other factors. Assist utility crew members to locate meters (may include evening or weekend work, particularly during acute service outages). Maintain and organize equipment required to perform Meter Reader tasks.
WAGES: IBEW 44 Rate - $21.03. BENEFITS: Yes. DAYS/HOURS: Seasonal Full-Time (Subject to End of Season Layoff and Recall Dependent Upon Workload).
National Fuel is currently seeking Meter Readers for outstanding career opportunities in our Operations Department at our Erie Service Center located in Erie, Pennsylvania. As a member of the National Fuel team, you will enjoy an exciting and challenging work environment where top performance is recognized and rewarded.
Accurately and efficiently read residential and commercial gas meters
Work outdoors extensively in all types of weather and walk for long distances
Handle customer inquiries and perform collection work
Must possess a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Available to work a flexible work schedule Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7:00 am and 9:00 pm.
The ideal candidate should be self-motivated
Possess excellent customer service skills
This is a position within the Company’s collective bargaining unit with a competitive hourly rate of pay plus daily incentive pay based on the number of meters read. National Fuel also offers a comprehensive benefits package.
HOW TO APPLY
For a complete position description, requirements and information on how to apply, please visit our website at: www.natfuel.com and click on careers.
Any candidate offered a position with National Fuel will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES, WOMEN, DISABLED, PROTECTED VETERANS
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