Meter Reader

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Meter Reader Job Description

 

Job Title: Meter Reader

 

Job Summary:

We are seeking a reliable and detail-oriented Meter Reader to join our team. The Meter Reader will be responsible for visiting residential and commercial properties to read utility meters and record usage data. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working independently, have excellent time-management skills, and be able to work in all weather conditions.

 

Responsibilities:

 

     Visit residential and commercial properties to read utility meters

     Record usage data accurately and in a timely manner using handheld devices or paper-based methods

     Report any abnormalities or irregularities in meter readings

     Identify and report damaged or malfunctioning meters to supervisors

     Respond to customer inquiries and complaints related to meter readings

     Maintain accurate records of meter readings and associated data

     Update and maintain meter routes and schedules to ensure timely and efficient readings

     Work with supervisors to troubleshoot and resolve issues related to meter readings or other related tasks

     Comply with safety guidelines and procedures, including wearing personal protective equipment and following safe driving practices

 

Requirements:

 

     High school diploma or equivalent (required)

     Previous experience in meter reading or related field (preferred)

     Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry

     Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions and walking long distances

     Strong communication and customer service skills

     Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

     Familiarity with handheld devices and computer software used for meter reading

     Valid driver's license and reliable transportation