Gas Meter Mechanic I Job Description Sample
Nature of Work
Performs a variety of skilled work and services in the installation and maintenance of natural gas meters and related apparatus in order to ensure efficient gas service to residents and businesses. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services.
Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, and responding to customer issues. May also involve performing work alone or apart from other workers.
Must attain precise set limits, tolerances, and standards and may be subject to standby rotation. Position works inside approximately thirty (30) percent and outside approximately seventy (70) percent with exposure to all types of weather and traffic conditions; exposure to gas fumes, chemicals, fire explosion hazards, and burns from contact with heated elements. Protective clothing includes safety shoes and glasses, and gloves.
Heavy physical effort is required to perform job functions including ability to walk up to three (3) miles each day, climbing ladders, balancing, crouching, squatting, and reaching above shoulder height; frequent pushing/pulling up to eighty (80) pounds and lifting up to ninety (90) pounds from floor to waist. Sufficient clarity of speech, hearing, or other communication capabilities, acute sense of smell, vision or other powers of observation, manual dexterity, and personal mobility and physical reflexes sufficient to effectively and efficiently perform essential job functions.
Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies. Release of Information Form (49 CFR Part 40) required.
Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.
FIRST CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET ALL THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Full-time; non-exempt; union represented position.
EXTENDED: Posting will remain open until filled. Application review will be every two weeks or as needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
Performs tests and adjustments of gas meters, including base pressure and base volume indexes; maintains reports of repairs, testing, and meter replacements to ensure accurate records are maintained and work performed is in compliance with standards, policies, rules, and regulations.
Sizes gas meters and regulators; responds to customer service orders, which may include turning service on/off and lighting appliances, in a timely fashion to minimize potential disruption of services.
Operates natural gas and carbon monoxide detection equipment, pipeline locators, electrical volt meters, light motorized equipment and other specialized gas system equipment to perform daily functions.
Conducts carbon monoxide tests and shut-in tests to ensure standards are maintained and in accordance with applicable policies, rules, and regulations.
Provides support and assistance to other staff to service, repair, and replace large-capacity meters and instrumentation.
May install gas appliances and gas system components as needed and directed.
Equivalent to a high school diploma PLUS two (2) years of experience as a journeyman natural gas fitter is required. Experience working with natural gas distribution systems is desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.
Valid driver's license and Journeyman Gas Fitter License required. Must become Operator Qualified (OQ) within sixty (60) days of hire. Position requires an acceptable driving record in accordance with City policy.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General knowledge of: applicable rules, regulations, techniques and procedures to effectively perform the functions of the position; occupational and environmental safety and health hazards, and safety practices; all types of gas meters, regulators, and related measuring devices; practices and methods of meter equipment repair and maintenance; safe and effective use of related tools and equipment; principles, techniques and practices of effective and respectful customer service; basic principles of record keeping and records management; business and personal computers, and applicable software applications; City organization, operations, policies and procedures to effectively perform the required functions and duties of the position.
Ability to: perform a variety of duties and responsibilities timely and with accuracy to meet deadlines and ensure achievement of goals and objectives; read, interpret, comprehend and ensure compliance with policies, procedures, specifications, rules, and regulations governing related activities, programs, and functions; detect the odor of natural gas; safely operate associated hand and power tools, equipment and motor vehicles; detect needed repairs and make necessary operational adjustments on equipment; navigate across even and uneven surfaces; communicate appropriately and effectively orally and in writing; maintain accurate records; respond effectively to emergency situations; operate a two-way communication device to communicate with other staff; establish and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public; use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines to successfully meet established goals and objectives.
Skills in: effective use of relevant tools and equipment; analyzing issues, evaluating alternatives, and making logical recommendations to address issues and/or make recommendations to improve services, procedures, policies, and methods based on findings; reading, interpreting, and communicating policies, regulations, and technical procedures and information; using independent judgment and personal initiative; maintaining complete and accurate records; operating tools and equipment and a personal computer with installed generic and specialized software; assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands; interpreting technical instructions and analyzing complex variables.
Diesel Shop Mechanic - Oil & Gas Division
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Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer's first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.
We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.
As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Are you seeking an entrepreneurial, empowering workplace that allows you to:
Build skills by working on a variety of makes, models & equipment
Develop new skills for a career track in service or operation management
Work with an incredible team of people in a safety-focused environment
Sunbelt Rentals--the fastest growing rental business in North America--is seeking a Mechanic.
This mechanic/technician role performs preventive maintenance, perform diagnostics and make repairs on equipment in the safest, most effective way possible to avoid downtime. Our fleet varies by location but primarily include Aerial Work Platforms, general construction tools and equipment. Our specialty lines locations may have a fleet of large-scale power-generators, pumps, HVAC systems and oil/gas related equipment.
Education or experience that prepares you for success:
- High school diploma or GED required, some trade school or equivalent training desired
- 3 to 5 years of mechanic experience with similar diesel equipment and/or heavy equipment or specialty lines equipment (large-scale generators, pumps, HVAC or Oil & Gas equipment) strongly preferred
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities you may rely on:
May need to provide mechanic's tools of the trade.
Advanced knowledge of hydraulic systems & troubleshooting skills
Advanced knowledge of electrical systems & troubleshooting skills
Ability to be flexible with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Bilingual (Spanish or Other) may be required based on location needs
The physical demands of this role require bending, squatting, crouching, reaching, lifting 50 pounds or more, and working indoors/outdoors when required by the job. The above description is not a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day. Reasonable accommodations may be made to comply with applicable laws. Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer — Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran and any other protected class.
Qualified Veterans Welcome & Encouraged to Apply!
The following is a sample (but not exhaustive) list of the MOS, AFSC, and NEC Codes that may have transferrable skill sets that apply to this role: 711 713 2506 2584 4130 4133 4541 5899 6071 6072 7603 7607 7610 7618 13D 13M 13P 13R 13T 2T311A 2T311C 2T312A 2T312B 2T312C 2T331A 2T331C 2T332A 2T332B 2T332C 2T351 2T351A 2T351C 2T352A 2T352C 62B 63A 63D 63E 63H 63M 63N 63S 63T 63Y 88R 91A 91B 91E 91H 91L 91M 91P 91S ABE ABH AS CM EN GSM MM MM(NUC) MR SB
Related experience may include: Shop Mechanic, Mechanic, Technician, Service Foreman, Service Manager, Shop Manager, Mechanic Supervisor, Technician Supervisor, Lead Mechanic, Lead Technician, Diesel Technician, Diesel Mechanic, Service Technician, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Hydraulic Technician, Hydraulic Mechanic, ASE Certified Mechanic, IFPS Certified Technician
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Meter Mechanic II - Water Distribution
Under the general direction of the designated supervisor, performs a wide variety of skilled, journey-level duties in the testing, field rebuilding and repair, replacement and servicing of residential, industrial, and commercial water meters ranging in size 3" and above; performs related duties as assigned. No supervisory responsibilities.
Receive and respond to emergency and routine work order requests.
Test and repair water meters.
Install water meters.
Perform meter maintenance.
Drive and maintain motor vehicles; maintain equipment and supplies necessary to complete assigned tasks.
May participate in on-call duty.
Perform after hour service as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED.
Two years experience in meter repair and maintenance; or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must possess a state of Florida Level 3 or higher Water Distribution System Operator License at time of hire or be able to obtain within eighteen (18) months of hire or promotion.
Must possess a minimum of valid Florida Class "B" Commercial Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
Able to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Able to operate necessary equipment, including hand tools, etc.
Tasks involve climbing and descending steps, ladders, stairs, etc.; sitting; standing; walking; kneeling, bending, stooping, crawling, reaching, pushing, pulling and performing other physical requirements commensurate with demands of position. Manual dexterity to operate hand and power tools. Must be able to operate necessary equipment including but not limited to a motor vehicle. Must have good vision (corrective lenses acceptable); must have good hearing (hearing aids acceptable); must be able to speak (express or exchange of information by means of spoken words). Must be able to lift and carry up to 90 pounds.
Contact with internal and external customers.
Ability to perform strenuous work in varying and adverse weather conditions.
May be exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock; risk of vibration.
May be required to work hours other than the regular schedule including evening, weekend, and holidays.
The intent of this class description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that would be performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification.
This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of the "most qualified" applicants who may be considered to fill the current vacancies and future Meter Reader vacancies. To be considered "most qualified" an applicant will possess the equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED; at least one year of experience in public contact work; AND, a minimum of one year of recent (within the past three years) experience performing physical outdoor duties under all weather conditions (examples: laborer, construction worker, landscaper, delivery driver, etc.). Your application must clearly identify that you possess the above outlined experience.
Due to the number of applications received, resumes will not be reviewed to determine eligibility. Applications submitted with no work experience and/or that indicate "see resume" will be considered ineligible.
A Meter Reader is responsible for the accurate and timely reading and recording of water, gas, and electric meters to facilitate customer billing. Work is performed in a fast-paced, production-driven environment on assigned routes in accordance with established standards for number and accuracy of reads for the following:
Safety: no Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reportable accidents, preventable vehicle accidents, or lost-time accidents
Quality: no more than four errors for every 10,000 meters read
Quantity: 561 meters read per day; an essential function of this position is extreme accuracy in meeting daily meter reading quotas
Attendance: An essential function of this position is regular attendance with few, if any, unexcused absences.
An employee in this class is expected to detect and report atypical conditions, such as: identifying damaged, malfunctioning, and tampered meters; and detecting and reporting leaks, exposed wiring, and other safety hazards. A Meter Reader is an information source for the City's Resource Conservation and Energy Diversion Programs.
Work of this class involves nearly continuous walking of 10-15 miles per day in all weather conditions, and considerable bending, stooping, stretching, and lifting. There is also frequent exposure to vicious dogs, snakes, and/or insects.
There is significant customer contact requiring tact/diplomacy in dealing with problems/complaints. This class is supervised by a Field Supervisor - Customer Service Operations through a review of the volume and accuracy of reads and meetings regarding problems encountered and overall results obtained. This class is responsible for performing related duties as required and is FLSA nonexempt.
Please refer to the link below for the full job description. Qualifications & Requirements
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED. At least one year of experience in public contact work and a minimum of one year of experience performing physical outdoor duties under all weather conditions.
Special Requirements. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver's License by hire date. Must obtain gas operator qualification and electric safety training administered by the Energy Resources Department to successfully complete one-year probation and must retain certification throughout employment.
Substance Abuse Testing. This class is subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 199.
Preferred/Desirable Qualifications. One year or more of recent experience performing physical outdoor duties under all weather conditions within the past three years is highly desirable.
Link to Job Description
Meter Services Technician
Overall Job Objective
Under general supervision, to read water meters using automated meter reading equipment, to perform water meter installation, repair, maintenance, and field testing, and to perform related duties as required.
Duties & Responsibilities
1.Reads meters automatically using a motor vehicle equipped with meter reading computer, produces data and downloads data into database for transmission to Utility Billing. Makes data entry changes as needed to reflect maintenance information and updates.
2.Locates and reads water meters that are not automated according to assigned route. This includes the following:
Enters volume used by residential and commercial consumers into hand held data capture device. Assists with daily uploading of route information and downloading of read information between individual data capture devices and central computer.
Inspects meters and meter pits for defects, damage, gas or water leaks, unauthorized connections, and City Code violations. Enters code into data capture device indicating type of maintenance needed.
May perform special reads or re reads for bill verification or new accounts.
Delivers notice of meter pit violations and turn off notices on delinquent accounts. Explains payment policies to customers. Discontinues or restores service as needed.
Performs general meter pit maintenance that includes trimming grass around meter pits and replacing defective meter pit bells and lids.
3.Installs, repairs, and maintains City water meters, often in confined spaces and in the right of way. This includes replacing packing nuts, opening and closing water valves, performing pressure and flow tests, verifying meter register readings, installing remote registers, and removing, raising, and replacing water meters.
4.Assists in shop and field testing of meters.
5.Uses tools and equipment in the performance of maintenance and repair tasks including manual and long handle tools, power tools, acetylene torch, gas detector, stop watch, ladder, submersible pump, and utility truck.
6.Interacts with utility customers to answer questions and complaints regarding water usage, billing services, and meter pit maintenance.
7.Works in confined spaces that require ventilation to protect against potential noxious gases and fumes.
8.Facilitates good communication with coworkers and supervisors. This includes sharing information and receiving feedback, listening to and respecting input, participating in workgroup conversations, and directly dealing with issues that arise.
9.Participates as a member of a team.
Treats coworkers and supervisors with respect and courtesy. Contributes and gives input to the team. Recognizes the needs of team members, and maintains a fair share of team's workload.
- Performs routine vehicle maintenance.
- Maintains accurate records of work performed, and materials and equipment used. May use computer to log information.
- May be required to work irregular hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or emergencies as required to Public Works emergencies and after-hour needs. Participates as a member of a team.
Treats coworkers and supervisors with respect and courtesy. Contributes and gives input to the team. Recognizes the needs of team members, and maintains a fair share of team's workload.
- May assist in the maintenance of the transportation system.
Performs related duties as required to meet the needs of the city.
Takes proper safety precautions to prevent accidents. Responsible for the safety of self, others, materials, and equipment.
Uses all required safety equipment and follows all safety regulations, policies and procedures. Reports all accidents and damage to city property.
Know and comply with all city and department policies; participate in professional trainings and development; and adhere to attendance and workplace attire policies.
Generally, duties and responsibilities are listed from most to least critical or time consuming.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of one year of experience in water distribution systems or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to work independently, under minimum supervision. Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public in difficult situations. Ability to work outdoors year round under all types of weather conditions.
Physical ability to work in and around equipment, in areas of limited access, and confined spaces requiring standing, walking, bending, and kneeling for extended periods of time. Upper body strength to lift and carry equipment and supplies as needed. Ability to operate a variety of long handle, manual, power tools, technical devices, and equipment.
Ability to use all required safety equipment.
Ability to certify in confined space entry within six months of hire. Valid driver's license. Have and maintain acceptable background information, including criminal conviction history and motor vehicle record.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS – In addition to the required minimum qualifications:
Experience in water meter repair. Certified Class I Water Distribution System Technician.
WORKING CONDITIONS - Required Physical and Mental Effort, and Environmental Conditions:
In addition to the information listed above.
Physical and Mental Effort: Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person.
Sufficient vision or other powers of observation that permits the employee to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and materials. Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to operate equipment and tools. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to work in an outdoor environment.
Work may include extended periods of time viewing a computer video monitor and/ or operating a keyboard. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines, public contact, and changing priorities and conditions.
Work Environment: Works outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Hand?held data capture device, automated meter reading equipment and vehicle, software and database for automated meter reading, long?handled tools, hand tools, power tools, acetylene torch, gas detection equipment, stop watch, ladder, submersible pump, knee pad, safety goggles, and utility truck.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Note: The above description is illustrative only. It is not meant to be all-inclusive.
Reads water meters; enters water consumption data from meter into handheld computerized meter reading device; records data and confirms accuracy of readings; sequences accounts into proper order.
Tests meters to ensure proper operations and accurate readings; inspects/observes condition of meters; checks meters for leaks or illegal taps; reports any necessary repair/maintenance work.
Disconnects or reconnects water service as appropriate; turns on meters to establish water service to new customers; turns off meters to close accounts or to troubleshoot leaks.
Performs manual work associated with meter reading and maintenance activities; digs around meter boxes and removes dirt/debris; pumps water from meter boxes and determines source of leaks; cleans meter boxes and glass to obtain accurate reading; removes and replaces broken meter boxes/lids; shovels materials.
Operates a variety of equipment and tools associated with meter reading activities, which may include a utility truck, radio communications equipment, handheld computerized meter reading device, meter locator, probing rod, water pump, pipe wrench, shovel, or mechanic tools.
This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drug and alcohol.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by 2 months previous experience and/or training involving meter reading, customer service, or vehicle operation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
Gas Mechanic Welder Apprentice
Perform all duties so as to insure personal safety as well as the safety of other employees and the public.
Fabricate, install, and maintain various gas system facilities such as distribution regulator stations, large volume meter sets, odorizer equipment, gas meter assemblies, etc.
Install, remove, replace and repair natural gas mains, services, pressure regulators, meters, valves, and other related gas distribution facilities, including the installation of plastic mains and services using fusion and mechanical fittings.
Required to qualify once a year on all forms of plastic fusion such as butt fusion, socket fusion and electro fusion.
Tap and stop both plastic and steel mains and services.
Obtain an 80% passing grade on operator qualification tests.
May be required to assist tapping crews.
Properly wrap metal mains and services.
Cut, thread, and assemble screwed joint pipe and fittings.
Install mechanical joints and repair sleeves, repair clamps, or pipe (on gas mains and services).
Sets-up, operates and taps live main lines, and install branch and service connections using high pressure tapping equipment.
Operate power tools and excavating and ditching equipment as required.
Install, maintain, and replace various types of metering and regulating equipment.
Perform various leak detections and cathodic protection surveys using gas detection equipment.
Install and maintain cathodic protection on gas mains and services.
Communicate with the public and customer in a professional and courteous manner.
Respond to blowing gas or severe carbon monoxide situations in a safe and timely manner.
Respond to and perform leak calls such as inside and outside gas odors and carbon monoxide investigations.
Install, test for, and maintain cathodic protection devices on gas mains and services, have knowledge of all cathodic protection devices such as test stations, insulators, and anodes, have a general knowledge of krik cells and rectifiers.
Inspect contract gas construction as required according to all local, State and Federal codes.
Patrol and inspect gas distribution lines and equipment.
Locate underground facilities using pipe/cable-locating equipment.
Incidental to the responsibilities listed, operate a Company owned vehicle/equipment, operate various air, hydraulic, and electric power tools, and provide for the maintenance of all equipment assigned to him/her.
Perform incidental duties such as changing of pressure charts, checking of odorizers, etc.
Perform such clerical work as may be needed to provide and maintain the necessary reports and records required by the Company.
All other gas maintenance or construction duties as assigned which includes hands-on, paperwork, and limited CAD, MDT, or computer work as necessary.
If physically able (based on medical examination), use SCBA equipment and fire suits to possibly enter an atmosphere of blowing gas in an emergency situation.
Basic knowledge of appliance and relighting of appliances.
Install cablevision, telephone, and electrical line during new and replacement projects.
Work in confined spaces and may be exposed to blowing and burning gas.
Comply with api 1104 welding code qualifications.
Document random welds throughout the year for qualification purposes.
Weld on pressures up to but not exceeding 400psig.
Be around high pressure tapping equipment.
Fabricate and manufacture high and low pressure regulator stations and multiple meter hang meter sets and other basic welding as required.
Perform other duties which are similar, related or incidental to this position.
These job duties are not an inclusive list of duties. These duties are intended to be a general job description for the major duties to be performed by this position.
Water Meter Reader
The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.
For information related to Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required to Perform Work, and Working Conditions & Hazards of this position, click here. Locate and click on the position title to view the job classification specification.
For evaluation purposes, acceptable qualifying experience for all positions must have been in a paid capacity unless noted otherwise in the minimum qualifications for the posted position.
Additionally, 30+ hours per week will be counted as full-time employment and will receive full credit for the amount of time employed. A minimum of 15 through 29 work hours per week will be counted as part-time employment and will receive half credit for the amount of time employed.
Vacancies currently available in the following department(s): Dallas Water Utilities
EDUCATION: High school diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of general work experience.
LICENSE(S) and/or CERTIFICATION(S):
- Valid driver's license with good driving record; own transportation with required liability insurance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
Requires ability to stoop, bend and walk five (5) miles per day
Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds meter vault lids
Ability to work with the public
Ability to learn how to use a hand-held computer.
Ability to walk and drive in all types of inclement weather.
Description: Exam measures ability to compare numbers for accuracy.
Time Limit: Fifteen (15) minutes allowed for Number Comparison Test.
Engineer - Meter
The engineer will support the Metering Supervisor in guiding , coaching , leading, training and planning the activities
of the Meter Test Lab and Meter Engineering. This position will provide technical direction and field support to the
Field Metering Services group and the Revenue Metering Services function.
Support the Metering Supervisor in training and leading the activities of the Meter Test Lab and Meter Services.
Ensure all metering associated with major revenue accounts and ISO inner tie metering are monitored and
Coordinate this effort with meter reading, RMS personnel and account management.
Administer and Monitor the State mandated periodic and selective test program. This includes the generation of
tests for all meter types, monitoring the program progress and supervising the accuracy and completeness of the
- Coordinate, plan and schedule the installation, replacement or upgrade of complex metering at our customer
locations and stations.
- Create and update metering standards and guidelines including meter installation standards, The UI Guidebook of
Requirements for Electrical Service and any additional metering information requested or required.
Prepare and maintain engineering records and documentation as required.
This would include metering one line design drawings and modified station prints.
Manage small projects/processes or teams (Plan, schedule, monitor and control budget, coordinate various
detailed phases of engineering work for assigned portions of a major project/program).
- Guide or mentor others. Review the engineering work of drafters, designers, subordinate engineers and
consultants. Maintain a working knowledge of current Electrical Code, ANSI and State metering standards.
- Possess in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in metering engineering discipline along with related business
practices and procedures. Able to explain difficult issues and work to establish consensus. Able to read, interpret
and create electrical drawings.
- Able to work in a cross-functional team and guide or mentor other team members. Five years of experience in
metering applications is preferred.
Skills and Requirements
Requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited college/university plus 5 years
experience performing engineering duties or an A.S. engineering degree from an ABET accredited university plus 9
years experience in a specific Electric System engineering discipline (e.g. Distribution, Transmission, etc.) . UI
Basic Engineering Training Curriculum ( e.g. ECNE - PUI) or equivalent.
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Meter Reader I - TE
Under general supervision, to perform field work involved in reading water meters and recording water consumption for utility service customers.
This position exercises no supervision.
Examples of Duties
Accurately read water meters on assigned routes, normally at curb and alley locations; accurately record readings on a hand held data device; make necessary calculations.
Check to determine conditions of water meters; report visible meter defects, leaks, and related problems in the form of a trouble code or service order.
Check meters that should be off; report any illegal use of water.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Safe driving principles and practices.
Operate a hand held meter reading device.
Learn geography and street locations of the City.
Collect and maintain detailed records on hand held data device
Accurately enter water meter readings into hand held data recorder
Identify defects in water meters.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
This is an entry-level position. No experience is required.
A high school diploma or GED is required.
License or Certificate:
A valid Texas driver's license, the ability to obtain one within ten (10) days of employment, or a military waiver is required.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
Ability to stand, walk long distances, kneel, crouch, stoop, and squat.
Exposure to cold, heat, and outdoor hazards.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
City of Abilene Core Values
Demonstrating through our actions that we hold ourselves and our citizens in high enough regard to do what we say we will do, in the timeframe we commit to.
Recognizing that everyone has dignity and deserves helpful, courteous, and prompt attention.
Consistently doing what is necessary, expected, and required, and when able to do so, exceeding expectations.
Possessing an unwavering commitment to doing the right things right.
Consistently adhering to high professional and ethical standards.
Keeping commitments to our citizens, co-workers, and others.
Service Above Self
Being open and approachable to council members, citizens, and our fellow employees at all times.
Treating our customers like we would like to be treated.
Fostering a servant's heart in ourselves and each other by conscientiously doing what is best for the community in all cases.
Passionately committed to serving others.
Helping to make our citizens' lives better.
Finding ways to say yes.
Excellence in All We Do
Delivering on promises made, taking personal responsibility for achieving community-minded goals.
Leading by example, recognizing the importance of working together to meet everyone's needs, treating everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
Sharing resources and information freely.
Communicating regularly and honestly with council members, citizens, and employees.
Having a can-do attitude.
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