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Meter Reader

Company: City of Duncanville
Location: Duncanville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

FOR CONSIDERATION, PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY VIA THE CITY'S WEBSITE: JOB SUMMARY The Meter Reader reads water meters in order to record consumption so that billing can have an accurate amount to charge to customers. This is accomplished by reading meters, answering questions from customers, maintaining meters and automated meter reading devices. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Conducts reading and re-reading of meters by operating handheld reading devices, exposing buried meters, reading and recording meter usage accurately, responding to request to repeat readings, testing for leaks, and re-reading meters Provides customer service by answering questions, explaining how to read meters, rereading meters if needed, notifying customers of leaks, and connecting and disconnecting meters Checks for addresses with zero consumption by testing meters, verifying readings, checking hoses, and changing meters Maintains meters and automated meter reading devices by replacing broken meter, repairing waters leaks by meters, repairing and/or replacing broken meter parts, installing and/or repairing automated meter reading devices, and raising and/or lowering meter boxes Accepts, receives, and/or collects payments Performs inventory/property management Maintains vehicles by checking fluids daily, stocking vehicles with equipment and supplies, and reporting maintenance or repairs Reconnects water supply by reconnecting serviceOTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDEMaintaining vehicle and tools; inspecting meters for water leaks; changing out meters, completing work orders, and assisting with water cutoffs and reconnects. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Requires a High School Diploma. CERTIFICATION, LICENSE AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Requires a Class "D" Water License within six-months of hire. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of departmental practices and systems. Skilled in the use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems. Skilled in using computers for data entry. Skilled in using computers for word processing and/or accounting purposes. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and an orientation towards customer service. Ability to organize, and communicate effectively. Ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools. Ability to use or repair medium equipment and machinery, such as vehicles or commercial mowers. Ability to maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others. Ability to cooperate with fellow employees as a team member.Job Type: Full-timePay: $31,200.00 - $43,103.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday On callWork Location: One location

Keywords: City of Duncanville, Dallas , Meter Reader, Other , Duncanville, Texas

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