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Water Meter Reader
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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.
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
Union Field Operations Careers
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.
Installation / Service Technician - Meter & Automation
If a career with an organization that rewards performance and provides a stable and supportive environment for its associates nationwide sounds good to you, Ferguson may just be the place for you. Our people are our biggest asset and share a common passion for customer service, which has helped shape us into the industry leader we are today.
Ferguson is currently seeking the right individual to fill an immediate need for an Installation/Service Technician. If you have a love of meeting people and providing great customer service coupled with an interest in contributing directly to the bottom line of a multi-billion dollar organization, this is the position for you!
Water Meter Installers will be involved in the general installation water meters, water meter boxes, etc. Install, replace, and investigate water meters in a timely manner.
Attention to detail
Dig Dirt using shovels and machinery
Lift & carry objects & materials of various weights
Push & pull objects
General clean up and supply duties on the jobsite
Help maintain equipment by keeping it clean and in proper working order. Report any damaged or unsafe equipment to foreman immediately, never assume he already knows, and do not use until repaired or replaced.
Practice safety at all times including use of equipment. Use PPE while on jobsite e.g. hard hat safety glasses, ear protection, high visibility vest, steel toe boots, pants, and gloves.
Take initiative and anticipate what needs to be done. Shown abilities and willingness to learn and understand your role on the team.
Always aware of safety issues, maintains a safe dig site and makes supervisor aware of any issues.
Other duties as assigned
Prompt and reliable attendance
Ability to interact professionally and courteously with city residents, city officials and on site customers
Develop positive working relationships with coworkers, supervisors and company management
Assists in grounds maintenance activities, ensuring proper restoration of property and cleanup
Will have to submit to a drug test
May be required to drive personal vehicle
· Valid driver's license. Must be able to pass pre-employment MVR, criminal background check and have acceptable driving record.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Regularly requires sitting, walking, bending, and lifting for prolonged periods of time
The employee must have a full range of body movements including the use of hands feet and fingers to handle or feel objects and must be capable of bending, reaching, and crouching.
Able to handle or feel objects and use tools and equipment and must be capable of bending, reaching, crouching, climbing and crawling.
Must be able to manipulate shovel, pick-ax and other construction equipment
Must have command of all five senses sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus. Must hear and speak well enough to conduct business over the telephone or face to face for long periods of time.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds
This position will require working outdoors in various climate conditions ranging from very cold with rain to very hot and humid. This includes ditches, excavation sites, and confined locations.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high, with occasional periods of time exposed to machine noise.
Typical workweek is eight (8) to ten (10) hour workdays five (5) days per week with regular weekend work. . During peak times and seasonal extreme weather related events, position may require long hours.
As a large, successful company who prides itself on its stability, Ferguson is able to offer a competitive benefits package which includes the following: medical (four plans to choose from), dental, vision, disability, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (holidays, vacation, sick, personal, and floating holidays), recognition programs, community involvement opportunities, and much more!
- The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
Meter Electrician-C-A Job Family
This job description reflects the duties and responsibilities of the Meter Electrician C position. Duties and responsibilities increase with the higher level Meter Electrician positions (B & A) as seen below.
Install and maintain self-contained electric meters energized up to 240 volts in the shop and on customer premises.
Read meters as required for field order and on schedule for cycle billing
Install, remove, change disconnect, and reconnect meters
Test singlephase, network, and polyphase self-contained meter for proper operation and accuracy
Perform Credit and Collections related order including disconnect and reconnect for non-payment
Investigate irregular usage
Investigate energy diversion
Repair meters, meter sockets, and meter enclosures
Order, receive, ship, store, and inventory meter and associated equipment
Investigate self-contained service power quality problems, install event recorders, neutral testers, and produce reports
Perform work from ladders and elevated platforms
Meter & Service Dispatcher
Dispatches routine and emergency orders to field personnel involved in utility meter and service work.
The primary duties include:
Receives logs and dispatches work orders to utility meter and service field personnel.
Determines, as practical, the general nature and extent of system meter and service trouble; dispatches personnel accordingly.
Contacts customers to confirm or change appointments.
Follows up on inquiries and complaints regarding meter and service work.
Develops work assignments and schedules meter and service personnel.
Reviews completed orders for accuracy and completeness of information.
Compares disconnect with reconnect work orders; monitors disconnect work orders and initiates a seal-meter work order following a specified time period.
Relays request and coordinates delivery of meter and service stock, tools and materials to field personnel as necessary.
Compiles, prepares, and maintains files of various reports and records associated with the work; performs other administrative work associated with Customer Service Center orders.
Coordinates work scheduling with the District Meter and Service functions.
A high school diploma or the equivalent and minimum of 2 years of related experience is required. Experience in Eversource Customer Group is preferred. Applicants may be required to successfully pass the EEI SASS test, including data entry testing.
The available shift is:
Friday, 11 a.m.
7:00 p.m. Also may require flexibility in shift at times.
Only candidates interested in this shift need apply, please include a resume when applying.
Number of Openings:
Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.
VEVRRA Federal Contractor
Sistersville, WV, US, 26175
Job Function: Meter Reading
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 15877
FirstEnergy at a Glance
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with MonPower, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.[MP]
Reading meters installed on customer premises, including visually checking for and reporting service diversion and meter irregularities.
Performing collection activities when assigned.
Performing single phase reconnects, disconnects and meter exchanges when assigned.
Performing duties in alignment with storm restoration efforts.
Use of personal vehicle required.
High school diploma or GED.
Successfully pass the EEI MRAB test.
Must live within 30 minutes of the reporting service center.
Must possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
Previous meter reading experience preferred.
Must possess and use an all-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle to read meters (eligible for mileage reimbursement).
Ability to safely drive and walk in all types of weather over all types of terrain.
Ability to successfully deal with customers.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work overtime as needed.
Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity
At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.
Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
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