Gas Meter Prover Job Description Sample
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.
Meter Technician I
The following Career Opportunity is currently available within Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. Position: Meter Technician I Location: Salisbury, MD
Responsible for exhibiting Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values, regarding external customers, agencies, vendors, internal departments and co-workers.This position is an entry level position for the Metering Department.
Primary duties and responsibilities include:
Accurate reading and recording of meter consumption
Process disconnection of service for non-payments
Collection of overdue payments
Conduct interior leak investigations and determine appropriate action
Turn residential gas service on and off
Perform Group I periodic meter changes
Knowledgeable and understanding of customer needs, concerns and expectations
Report unusual circumstances in the field
Conducts high and low bill investigations
Knowledgeable of, supports, promotes and participates in the Company's Cares Program
Deliver personal contact notification during winter months
Install remote read devices on meters
Understand PSC policies on termination of service and theft of service
Recognize potential hazardous situations
Maintains company vehicle, tools and equipment
Perform other duties as assigned
Requires……a total commitment to Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values and:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Excellent customer contact skills
Conscientious work ethic
Valid Drivers License
Normal level of visual and hearing ability
Basic computer skills
o Outside, customer premises and minimal office time
o Working around potentially flammable substances
o Adverse weather conditions and dogs
Garden City, TX
Standard Job Postings
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
To ensure the integrity and reliability of all measurement recording and control systems in compliance with Company policy & procedures, applicable DOT regulations, and applicable AGA / API standards.
SCOPE AND MAGNITUDE:
Test, calibrate, operate, maintain, and inspect electronic flow meters and all associated measurement equipment, control valves, and relief valves on designated pipeline system or truck terminal.
Maintain accurate measurement of gas/liquids into and out of an assigned area of the pipeline district
Monitor, document, and address any lost and unaccounted for gas volumes
Maintain turbine, Coriolis, ultrasonic, and orifice meters, and densitometers
Install, maintain and troubleshoot field communications backbone and end devices including spread spectrum, air link, licensed, and Internet Protocol equipment
Collect monthly and quarterly gas samples
Complete all applicable and required documentation for all aspects of gas measurement, reporting, and position
Responsible for proper operation and maintenance of pipeline facilities in accordance with Company procedures/policies and DOT regulations
Assist in cost control of pipeline operations and maintenance
Install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain, and calibrate electronic flow computers, gas chromatographs, moisture and H2 analyzers, control valve, and actuated valves in designated pipeline system along with other associated measurement and control equipment
Schedule and witness calibration of assigned 3rd party meter stations
Resolve issues pertaining to measurement and system balance
Communicate at a technical level and interface with customers, measurement, operations, and engineering groups.
Must be able to work with and interact with others in field operations group as well as Gas Control, Safety, Environmental, Measurement, and Engineering
Will work with and interact with Area Foreman, Plant Managers, and Operations personnel
Interact, communicate, and work with producers, customers, vendors, contractors, service companies, regulatory agencies, and the public
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
High School Diploma or GED Required
3+ years of comprehensive gas measurement experience and/or 5 years process automation/I&E and/or data communications/electronics experience
Knowledge of concepts in natural gas gathering, pipeline operations, gas processing, and compressor station facilities
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Components (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Basic knowledge level of computer networking and Internet Protocol
Must have people skills and task prioritizing skills
Valid Driver's License
Must speak fluent English
Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. Position is subject to random DOT drug testing
Capable of lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs
Capable of vigorous outdoor activities and have manual dexterity with physical ability to work extended hours, climbing, bending, kneeling, squatting, working with arms extended above the head, twisting upper body, standing for long periods, walking on catwalks, working in confined spaces, exposure to extreme weather conditions, driving a vehicle, operation of forklifts and light industrial equipment
Must be capable of performing duties independently with minimal supervision and working in a close-knit team setting
Must have people skills and task prioritizing skills
Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and able to respond to call outs
The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business, at various levels of the organization, in a business-like and professional manner is required
Will be in "on call" rotation
FR Meter Service Technician
Liberty Utilities, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, is a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution business group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.
Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.
Liberty Utilities has an opening for Meter Service Technician who is responsible for performing necessary work to maintain gas service to customers in a safe and efficient manner. This position is on a rotating schedule of 2pm-10pm and 4pm-12pm including weekends.
Emergency Response (Gas leaks, CO, No gas).
Leak investigation and Leak Grading, as current practice.
Change, remove, or set a meter; Inspect Regulator or Correctors.
Customer High Bill Investigations.
Clear gas service freeze ups.
Investigate higher level metering conditions (irregular or complex metering, crossed meters, shared metering and theft of service).
Residential and Commercial Fitting work for any meter size and associated regulator work.
Perform all duties of lower classification.
High School diploma (or equivalent); Vocational school training and experience in plumbing or gas service trades preferred.
Possess a valid Driver's License and a DOT Medical Card.
Pass a company Field Aptitude Test and a physical test.
Be willing to work overtime, Saturday, Sunday, Holidays and any shifts as may be established.
Ability to meet pertinent DOT requirements and other job related qualifications as required.
Knowledge Gas Utilization Safety Requirements.
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Meter Utility Technician (Un244)
CLOSING DATE: This position will close on November 20, 2018.
LOCATION: Lincoln, NE
Responsible to read and maintain company gas meters, regulators, and automated meter reading equipment and other related equipment or property in a safe and efficient manner consistent with company policies and procedures. Perform all work in a safe manner outlined by the company.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Field Operations Supervisor
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Read gas meters using automated meter reading technology, complete required maintenance on gas meters and automated meter reading equipment and any other company equipment in a competent, timely and safe manner to ensure customer satisfaction and accurate billing.
Perform other utility tasks as assigned, including but not limited to, meter exchanges, meter set installs and rebuilds, meter turn ons, meter turn-offs, and lighting appliances and chart changing to ensure efficient operation of the work group.
Participate with supervisor to identify training needs and implement appropriate training programs.
Train and direct meter utility technicians in the classroom and in the field as necessary to enable employees to perform all required tasks of the position in a safe and competent manner.
Read vendor equipment documentation, attend job related seminars, training on new equipment and technology applications, and maintain and apply technical knowledge.
Ensure record keeping associated with meter reading, utility work and vehicle maintenance is completed by the work group accurately and submitted timely for proper documentation.
Investigates and assists in resolving complex meter reading and billing customer concerns.
Participate in company regulated and non-regulated marketing programs.
Must be capable of performing all aspects of the position.
Perform all other tasks as requested or assigned to assure safe, reliable and accurate service for customers.
Work closely with the office personnel and supervisor to resolve gas meter and automated meter reading equipment concerns.
Advise and assist other employees as needed, in meter reading and utility related activities.
Resolve customer complaints within the company policy to ensure customer satisfaction; maintains and promotes good customer relations through effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to maintain positive communications with external and internal customers.
Previous utility meter reading/maintenance experienced preferred.
Completed three phases of natural gas core training, including required OQ computer based training courses – or the ability to successfully complete within 1 year.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Associate degree preferred.
Knowledge of company Operations and Maintenance Manual, Emergency Procedures and State and Federal Codes as they apply to the work.
Follow, promote and contribute to company safety policies and support training procedures for safe work and driving habits to ensure employee and customer safety.
Knowledge of the customer information system preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
Must have positive customer relations orientation, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Must be able to work within a team environment and on individual projects.
Computer skills required, including proficiency in applicable business related software and equipment.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Must be able to successfully pass DOT operator qualification certification tests required for covered tasks.
Must have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
Must be able to successfully demonstrate relevant competencies through assessment methods determined by the company, with reasonable inclusion of the Union.
Must be able to operate computer equipment and applicable job related software applications.
Must be able to work independently and handle stressful situations. This position requires good analytical abilities, good organizational, and communication skills.
Applicant must be able to perform the essential job functions of the position with or without accommodation.
Can meet the physical demands of standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, tasting/smelling, near and far acuity, depth perception, color vision and field of vision.
Carrying - Occasionally 35+ lbs. a distance of 50 ft. up to 100ft.; Occasionally side lifting of 30+ lbs. for 2 ft.; Rarely 35+ lbs. for 50 feet.
Lifting tools, equipment floor to waist, overhead, and waist to shoulder.
Prolonged loaded and unloaded forward flexion, extension, lateral flexion and rotation of the neck and spine are required.
Reaching – Rarely above shoulder
Ability to navigate on uneven and slippery surfaces, for up to 440 yards.
Must be adaptable to extreme temperatures outside.
Ability to manipulate and grasp hand tools while in a repetitive motion.
Ability to operate equipment.
The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.
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Part-Time Meter Reader
An employee in this position travels throughout the water service area to obtain readings from water meters. The employee is responsible for taking and recording accurate readings. The ability to effectively communicate and explain policy and procedures to customers is essential. The employee must be able to operate a vehicle safely. Work is performed under regular supervision.
Examples of Duties
Taking and recording accurate readings of meters
Effectively communicate and explain policy and procedures to customers
Locate meters and clear debris
Assist meter mechanic in changing meters, locking, and/or removing meters from service.
Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver's License.
High School Diploma or GED equivalency.
Some knowledge of tools, materials, techniques and practices needed to read lock out and remove meters is preferred.
This is light to medium work and may require exposure to various environmental conditions such as heat, cold and rain. An employee must have the physical ability to move about freely, including climbing stairs and ladders and crawling into tight spaces. Moderate lifting is required in performing the work. visual acuity is necessary to perform paperwork, read gauges and instruments, and make repairs. An employee should be able to hear, talk, and smell.
Up to 30 hours per week.
Parking Meter Repairer B26
Perform skilled repairs of parking meter mechanisms; maintain poles and signs and perform other duties relative to the assigned area of responsibility.
Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements
Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.
High school diploma or GED, plus three (3) years experience in the repair, replacement and installation of timing devices. Experience in meter repair preferred.
Possession of a valid Driver's License or the ability to obtain by date of hire.
Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.
Methods and techniques for repairing parking meters
Operational characteristics of tools used to perform repairs
Small mechanisms and timing devices
City and State ordinances and regulations pertaining to parking signage and equipment
Basic mathematical principles
Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting
Preferred Skills & Abilities
Operate machinery and tools
Use chemical solutions and paints in a safe manner
Prepare a variety of reports
Work independently in the absence of supervision
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Read and understand technical written information
Interact with the public in difficult situations in a tactful but firm manner
Train others to perform basic repairs
Operate necessary equipment: two-way radio, hydraulic pipe straightener, hand and power tools
small jeweler tools, and drive light truck
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
Meter Reader - Local 57 (Temp) Rexburg, ID - #41239
- Local 57 (Temp) Rexburg, ID - #41239
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Date: Nov 8, 2018
Location:Rexburg, ID, US
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A Meter Reader is an Employee who reads customer meters as required. Customer meters may be located in urban areas as well as very rural areas. Meter readers are required to locate sites using existing local addressing systems. A Meter reader may also call on customers whose accounts are delinquent to negotiate full or partial payment and to accept and receipt such payment. Additional tasks as assigned.
A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The successful candidate must be capable of walking 5 + miles per day in all weather conditions.
Must pass a validated clerical test.
Must have good driving skills and abilities for summertime driving (mud, etc) as well as wintertime driving (snow & ice).
Prior customer service experience.
Prior meter reading experience.
Req Id: 41239
Primary Location: Rexburg
Department: Rexburg Metering Ops
Schedule: M-F 0730-1600
Personnel Subarea: Local 57
Hiring Range: 21.60
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.
It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.
Nearest Major Market: Idaho Falls
Water Meter Mechanic
Responsible for ensuring accurate meters and responding to the needs of the public
Installs and resets meter boxes and lids throughout the city,ensures accessibility to Meter Readers
Turns water service on and off as requested by customers or the Water Meter Shop
Makes repairs and tests meters in the field and in the Meter Shop
Aids in the investigation of customer problems; including leaks and high bills, conducts repairs and changes out water meters as necessary
Replaces landscaping from repair damage that may occur; repairs or replaces broken curb stops
Locates buried meters for Meter Readers, reads meters when it is not possible for the Meter Services Techniciansto gain access
Acquires reads and locates meters for other departments
Installs water meters for new services and changes them out according to change out program; verifies meters are servicing correct addresses
- Performs other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
One (1) year experience in plumbing or waterworks field
- Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and customers
Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
Conditions of Employment
Must have a valid Class "C" Driver's License and valid state required minimum automobile liability insurance prior to employment (must obtain Texas Class "C" driver's license and state required minimum automobile liability insurance within 30 days of hire per state law)
Must pass a drug test, driver's license check, criminal history background check, and social security number verification check
Must pass a physical examination
Must be able to work overtime and on-call as needed
- Prior plumbing or waterworks experience
Meter Revenue Operations Supv
Responsible for directing, supervising and coordinating the duties of office and field personnel in the safe installation, operation, maintenance, reading, connecting and disconnecting of meters and metering equipment on all end-use customers as well as metering equipment for distribution, transmission and station facilities. Duties include the acquisition of meters and maintenance of appropriate meter stock inventories, installation and proper operation of distribution control equipment, testing of meters according to AEP standards and state regulatory group standards, reading of meters via a handheld/electronic system for all energy usage as load research customers, implementation of security sealing procedures, providing meter training programs for assigned personnel and others performing work on customer meter installations, and maintenance of meter records for the assigned operating company.
Assign, schedule, supervise and coordinate meter activities for the safe construction, operation and maintenance of assigned facilities. Work with employees in performance of assigned duties, providing assistance as required or assigning appropriate resources to complete tasks.
Understand and facilitate the use of all methods of reading meters, e.g. handheld, power line carrier, telephonic, etc.
Supervise the allocation of resources to ensure proper planning for the installation, operation, testing and maintenance of meters, metering equipment and instrument transformers for residential, commercial and industrial customers, working with customers, contractors, architects and Company personnel as required. Coordinate meter activities with engineering and line departments.
Oversee the meter testing program including testing of meters in conformance with AEP standards and state regulatory group standards, testing of newly installed metering equipment, testing meters for resolution of customer complaints and inquiries, and special testing of new metering equipment. Coordinate planning for the installation and proper operation, inspection and maintenance of distribution control equipment within the operating company, ensuring that installations meet applicable standards and codes. Field check jobs to determine readiness of jobs requiring measurement employee involvement.
Conduct training programs necessary to ensure proper metering equipment installation, testing and maintenance procedures and techniques are being followed. Provide training for customer services and line personnel performing work on customer meter installations as required.
Supervise the acquisition and maintenance of meter inventories in a manner to keep inventories to a minimum including procurement of proper material, tools and equipment as required for the installation of measurement facilities and distribution controls.
Manage collection order process in order to minimize customer account delinquencies.
Oversee field order processes to ensure regulatory requirements are met with customer account opens, closes, and metering issues are investigated and resolved.
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