Meter Reader Chief Job Description Sample
Meter Reader I - General Services
Minimum Training & Experience Graduation from high school or vocational school with some related experience. The equivalent combination of education and related work experience may be considered. A valid driver’s license is required.
NOTE: This is a 40-hour temporary position.
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities * Ability to perform routine arithmetical calculations accurately and quickly.
Ability to write legibly.
Ability to read and enter data quickly and accurately.
Ability to walk for long periods of time and to work outside under varying weather conditions.
Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.
Specific Duties * Reads water and electric meters and records the data in a hand-held device.
Corrects and maintains proper order of meters in the hand-held device.
Performs any necessary re-reads or meter checks to insure accurate customer billing.
Works service orders that will confirm or refute unlawful consumption of utilities.
Inspects meters and uses hand-held device to enter codes for leaks or repairs which require attention; cleans and makes minor field repairs on water meters and boxes; replaces broken water meter box covers.
Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs. Position: METER READER I - GENERAL SERVICES
Salary:* $13.82 Per Hour
Position Type:* Full Time
Close Date:* Until Filled
Temporary Meter Reader - Mansfield, OH
Temporary Meter Reader - Mansfield, OH Location: Mansfield, OH, US, 44905 Job Function:
Meter Reading Employee Type: Temporary Full Time Requisition ID: 8421
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 diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.
About the Opportunity This is an open position with Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [OEPP] Hourly Rate: Starting Rate: $22.015; Top Rate: $29.055 SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.
Walks to meter location; checks meter number to number on hand-held unit display. 2. Reads dials of electric watt-hour meters, demand indicators, and other meters. 3. Examines meters for: broken seals, broken glass, and loose meter parts, unsafe conditions such as bare cable, unauthorized use, stopped meters and any other abnormal conditions. 4.
Answers customer's meter reading inquiries by application of Company policies and procedures. 5. Reports defective Company equipment, dogs, hazardous conditions, or incidents which may impair service or create safety concerns. 6. Attends safety meetings and instructional sessions as required so that work is successfully performed without accidents or injuries. 7.
Familiarizes himself/herself with the First Energy Accident Prevention Handbook and follows all policies and guidelines set forth. 8. Drives personal vehicle when required. 9. Works effectively and cooperates with other individuals, departments, and organizations. 10.
Completes assigned meter reading routes within the allotted time period, and within departmental accuracy standards. 11. Performs other work as assigned. 12. Wears Company approved uniform.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. 2. Must pass the EEI Meter Reader test. 3.
Must have the skill to read and comprehend policies, procedures, visual displays on terminals and other information. 4. Must have a valid State of Ohio driver's license. 5. As a condition of employment, Meter Readers are required to provide a personal motor vehicle to perform their daily job duties. 6.
Physical condition sufficient to: a) Walk at a reasonable pace for extended periods of time and distance in all weather conditions over a variety of terrain. b) Climb stairs, hills, stepladders, and over obstructions. c) Stoop, stretch, kneel, sit, and learn to read meters in cramped and unusual locations and to enter and exit a vehicle repeatedly. 7. Ability to complete reports accurately and on schedule. 8. Must have communication and human relation skills to handle customer inquiries in accordance with the Company's Service Standards. 9.
Must be available to work scheduled hours, which may be nonstandard business hours, and available for emergency call-in as needed, as determined by supervision. 10. Willingness and ability to acquire additional skills and knowledge to meet performance requirements as required. 11. Previous outdoor work experience preferred.
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 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.
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Meter Reader - #13349
We are seeking a Meter Reader for assignment in Pembroke Pines, Florida. The selected candidate will perform a variety of tasks reading meters in the departments of Water, Electric and Gas, as well as records consumption. Hours are Monday
Assists with the planning, scheduling, and accomplishment of route reading as related to the operations, process, and support systems of a Customer Service Utility Meter Reading Department
Learns basic meter reading schedule, billing, and related customer service oriented policies and procedures
Reads water meters on an assigned route and records readings
Uses the hand-held computer (where applicable) to sequence the order in which meters are read in order to increase reading efficiency
Read electric, gas, water, or steam consumption meters (as applicable) and enter data in route books or hand-held computers
Leave messages to arrange different times to read meters in cases in which meters are not accessible
Reports meter skip or not acceptable for reading
Visually checks to see that meters are functioning properly and reports defective meters. Inspect meters for unauthorized connections, defects, and damage such as broken seals
Upload into office computers all information collected on hand-held computers during meter rounds, or return route books or hand-hand computers to business offices so that data can be compiled
Verify readings in cases where consumption appears to be abnormal, and record possible reasons for fluctuations
Compares current utility usage to previous usage data to identify possible meter damage, malfunctioning, or tampering situations and/or to identify potential leakage problems
Uses a two-way radio to report safety hazards, water leaks, etc
Responds to customer inquiries regarding meter reading schedules, billing, how meters are read, and other customer service-related matters
Refers problem reads and/or meters that could not be read to a Field Supervisor
Customer Service Operations or Supervisor for follow-up
Completes Utility Work Orders; Ensuring Work Orders are returned to the appropriate department within the Customer Service Utility Department
Report to service departments any problems such as meter irregularities, damaged equipment, or impediments to meter access, including dogs
Connect and disconnect utility services at specific locations
Explains and interprets unusual readings to customer
Update client address and meter location information
Turns water meters on and off, installs or assists with installation of meters and meter boxes
Cleans out water meter boxes which may house spiders, lizards, snakes, bees, and wasps
Be available for on-call when necessary
Report lost or broken keys
Performs routine maintenance and custodial duties as required
Operates within high accuracy standards in meeting daily meter reading quotas
Operates a Company vehicle to travel to the area in which meters are to be read
Performs other related work as directed
High School Diploma or GED - A valid Drivers License
Familiarity with hand and power tools is required
1 year of experience in public works is preferred ID: 2018-3626 External Company Name: Bergaila & Associates, Inc. External Company URL: www.bergaila.com
salary:$11 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, February 14, 2018
job type:Temp to Perm
Working knowledge of Client rules and regulations as they pertain to water and current diversion, water and electric consumption, using current without a contract, and all other customer related policies and procedures.
Basic working knowledge of the methods of electric and water distribution and construction and operations of various metering devices
Knowledge of basic mathematics.
- Knowledge of general maintenance of vehicles.
Accuracy, mental alertness and motor coordination required.
Will be required to operate and maintain a Client vehicle Abilities:
Accurately read meters, transfer numbers accurately, and writes legibly.
Enter sensitive meter billing data obtained into hand-held field computer.
Identify and detect irregularities, broken seals, upside down electric meters, etc.
Communicate with the public tactfully and courteously.
Follow oral and written instructions.
Work without direct supervision.
Ability to use city maps and street guides.
Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals, including calculation of percentages.
Handle and maneuver 30lb. metal water meter covers to determine consumption usage.
Walk distances up to 10 miles per day
Work outside in the elements for eight (8) hours a day.
Physical requirements include repetitive bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and kneeling and lifting.
Ability to hear sounds signaling any potential hazards Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
Bermex has immediate openings for motivated individuals to read utility meters in the Gwinnett County area. The job involves reading and recording utility meters on an established routes. You must be able to work unsupervised in an outside environment, which involves walking long distances in all weather conditions.
The essential job functions for Meter Readers:
* Starting wage is $12.00 per hour.
* Must be in good physical condition and able to life 20 lbs. on a frequent basis.
* Work hours are Monday thru Friday
* Benefits include: health insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, holidays and 40lK
* Footwear and uniforms provided.
* Physical and environmental characteristics include climbing, stooping, reaching, standing and walking. Environmental conditions - the worker is subjected to walking in an outside environment, dealing with conditions such as rain, extreme heat and/or cold.
You must possess a valid driver's license that is clear of driving infractions. A background and drug test will be conducted
ACRT Inc. benefits are listed below:
-Group Life Insurance
-Optional Life Insurance
-Short & Long Term Disability
-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
-Boot Allowance Program
-ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program)
-Employee Referral Program
Meter ReaderHobbs, New Mexico Apply with System One Type:Contract Category:Energy Job ID:125002 Date Posted:01/30/2018 Meter Reader Hobbs, NM System Oneis actively seeking a Meter Reader for a contract position inHobbs, NM. Meter Readerjob responsibilities:
Record accurate and timely manual electric meter readings and enter into computerized handheld system
Maintain current meter location records, mapping and provide documentation to enhance route efficiencies
Identify and report hazardous conditions, safety issues, meter irregularities, meter tampering and meter conditions
Assist in ensuring data integrity and customer satisfaction
Adhere to department safety policies, practices and attend meetings in support of the company’s commitment to safety
Protect and maintain all assigned company equipment Meter Readerrequirements and details:
High School diploma or GED
Work will be outdoors and may be in extreme conditions
Meter Readerhazards include (but not limited to) moving mechanical parts, electrical current and/or high voltage
Pay Rate: $13.40 per hour
Contractor insurance benefits available
M-F/40 hours per week Apply with System One
Part-Time Meter Reader (Coldwater)
At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams.
Apply here to start an extraordinary career today. AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. Create an extraordinary future. AES people raise the quality of life in communities around the world – from bringing electricity to rural communities in El Salvador for the first time, to engineering battery storage that makes a clean energy future possible. That’s a 24/7 responsibility, so we work like a 10,500-person start-up – all in, full-on, in small, hyper-connected teams of people from different divisions, specialties and cultures.
We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We measure our careers by the difference we make to our communities, colleagues and families.
So we care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life. We don’t just work at AES.
We work for AES.
We are AES. Global Opportunities: www.aes.com/careers
Meter Reader 1
Under close to general supervision, entry level position responsible for reading residential, commercial and industrial gas meters and recording gas usage. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT ATTEMPT TO LIST ALL OF THE DUTIES THAT ARE OR MAY BE PERFORMED IN THIS POSITION. 1.
Performs basic work using clearly prescribed procedures. Seeks advice and guidance for any deviations from the norm. 2. Reads gas meters for residential, commercial and industrial customers.
Records readings for billing purposes. OTHER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Identifies, addresses, and reports safety and encroachment issues. 2. Is responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned Company vehicles and equipment. 3.
Demonstrates support for and adheres to the Company's values, strategies, policies and procedures and learns the core values of AtmoSpirit, Customer Service, Safety and the Company's Code of Conduct both as an individual contributor, team member and/or leader of others. 4. Must become familiar with the contents of the Safety Manual, live by the spirit of its intent and become involved in creating and maintaining a safe working environment. Must complete all required safety training. Educational/Experience Level Requires a general educational knowledge normally acquired through a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Requires a valid driver's license. Certificates, Licenses, etc. Must obtain and maintain Operator Qualifications (OQs) and classroom training for position and any other required OQs and classroom training or certifications. Communication Skills Requires the ability to communicate with internal and/or external customers in order to obtain and/or provide basic factual information. Numeric Skills Requires the ability to perform basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Computer Skills Requires basic computer skills for data entry, reference and/or retrieval tasks. Work Conditions Works in an outdoor environment. Physical Demands Requires some physical requirements such as lifting and moving objects up to 60 pounds; extensive walking to read meters and operation of hand and mechanical equipment.
Requires the acute sense of sight and hearing (corrected or uncorrected) and strong sense of smell. Requires visual attention to detail in reading meter numbers accurately and recording them for billing purposes. Other
As a Safety-Sensitive position, pre and post employment screenings, including but not limited to drug testing as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and motor vehicle record (MVR) background checks are required. Atmos Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Organization:MDTX-Dallas-SE Reg Meter Reading 
Title:Meter Reader 1
Seasonal Meter Reader
The City of Mason City seeks an energetic individual to read meters for the Water Supply Division. The position is responsible for conducting routine and semi-skilled utility work utilizing computer hand held Interrogator to read meters throughout the City.
The qualified applicant will be organized and have excellent customer service skills. Must have a valid driveris license. Position requires frequent walking and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.iHourly rate is $10.00i7:30am
- 4:00pm, Monday-FridayiMust be 21 years of age or olderi
Seasonal position from May 1st-October 31stPosition will be filled as soon as possible with an actual start date beginning May 1st.Application and job description available at:Human Resources, City Hall10 First St NW, Mason City, IA 50401641-421-3378, Monday-Friday, 8:00am
- 4:30pmOr on the City's webpage www.masoncity.net Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm, June 1, 2018.Equal Opportunity Employer
Overview The Meter reader is responsible for a variety of duties including reading residential and commercial meters, rereads, and delivering red tags.
Accurately reads and records commercial and residential water meters for billing purposes.
Checks and reports inoperable meters, damaged or missing meter boxes, and missing lids.
Reports leaks, sink holes, or damage to any district facilities.
Performs meter re-reads and other activities associated with the contract (e.g. connects/disconnects of water service, door tag notification).
Ensures cleanliness of assigned vehicles, tools and equipment.
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures such as wearing Personal Protective Equipment and reporting all safety concerns
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Education/Experience : High School Diploma or GED. Technical : Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office applications & internet. Ability to work with basic office equipment & phone systems. Ability to work with numbers, including calculations. Other technical skills (specific to role and location): Basic map reading ability and GPS. Ability to read meters. Working knowledge of billing & payment processing. Communication : Communicates clearly & professionally. Contributes to a positive internal & external customer experience. Willing to help others, team player. Maintains composure in challenging situations. Problem Solving & Quality
: Pays attention to detail. Identifies & solves problems.
Escalates issues accordingly. Checks work for quality. Must have good sense of awareness. Managing For Results : Works well with supervision.
Takes projects to completion. Follows all company policies & SOPs. Manages multiple tasks.
Time management. Leadership & Initiative : Demonstrates a positive attitude. Acts in accordance with company vision, mission & values. Takes accountability for own performance. Willing to take on additional assignments.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must be able to: frequently lift 20-40 pounds; load, unload & move large equipment/tools including shovels and hand pumps; access confined spaces; continuously walk, climb stairs, walk through ditches and wooded areas. The minimum amount of meters reads per hour is set at 100 connections.
Will need to work during all weather conditions. Potential Safety hazards include; snakes, bees, snakes, spiders and dogs.
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