Meter Reader Jobs

Meter Reader Overview

Meter reader jobs consist of reading meters to determine their customers? amount of gas, electricity, steam or water consumption. A utility collector is another name for a person in this position. Duties may include reading different types of meters, checking for signs of fraud or tampering and inspecting the utility boxes to confirm they are in working condition. Utility collectors should also be prepared to interact with clients in a professional manner, expect to work outdoors and avoid any obstacles when walking on unknown property.

Meter Reader Education Requirements

Most utility collector jobs, similar to parking enforcement jobs, are entry level that usually only require a high school diploma and valid driver?s license. It is ideal for candidates to have previous experience relating to working in the building trades industry or with reading meters. On-the-job training is provided by most employers. This position does not require computer experience, but employers prefer to hire potential candidates who are computer literate. Utility collectors have to understand maps that help with choosing the best routes for job assignments.

Meter Reader Job Market

Employment for utility workers is expected to decline by 10 percent through 2016. Utility companies are using automated water meter systems that allow for billing and monitoring accounts from a central location. However, it will take many years before this system is implemented in all locations. This industry is expecting a large number of retirements from aging employees that will create many new job opportunities.

Meter Reader Salary

Readers can make as much as $49,150 or as little as $18,970 a year. Salary for part-time workers can vary, and they may not be offered benefits. Smaller municipalities and companies tend to pay lower than larger ones. Uniforms may be another expense for this position. Employers may offer an allowance to purchase uniforms or charge employees for them. The median annual salary for meter reader jobs is $30,330.

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Title: Meter Reader – Entry Level Position Immediate Supervisor: General Manager Responsibilities Include: Ø Minimum High School diploma with ability to educate and pass testing to Class "D” Groundwater license. Class “C” Groundwater, when eligible. Ø Responsible for reading meters accurately for the District billing purposes Ø Responsible for knowledge and comprehension of TCEQ rules and reg...
Tracking Code 1458-763 Job Description The Meter Reader is responsible for reading, checking, installing, and repairing water meters on designated routes. Required Skills High school diploma and 1-3 years related experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience - Knowledge of the use of simple equipment and hand tools such as wrenches, shovels, picks, hammers, saws, a...
Meter Readers Accu-Read Services is currently hiring Meter Readers for local utilities in Evansville, IN and surrounding areas. We offer paid training and paid holidays/vacations. Must have valid driver’s license. Must pass a criminal background check and drug screen. Interested candidates please send resume to ***** (indicate Evansville in the subject line) or fax (734)...
$21.67 - $22.76 per hour (Full-time) $12.42 - $15.96 per hour (On-call, part-time or seasonal) The City of Redding is establishing an eligibility list for the position of Meter Reader. Meter Readers operate electronic meter-reading devices to collect information relative to consumption for residential and commercial operations throughout the City. The eligibility list established as a result of...
FirstEnergy, one of the nation's premier electric utilities, has this exciting opportunity at West Penn Power in Arnold, PA. TEMPORARY READ ONLY METER READER REF. CODE: 50610280-E Starting wages - $12.99 As a Read Only Meter Reader your responsibilities will include reading meters installed on customer premises, including visually checking for and reporting service diversion and metering irregular...
Meter Reader Solano Irrigation District $22.80 - $27.73/hr. Excellent benefits. Classic CalPERS Members - 2%@60 formula; employee pays 7% Employee Contribution. New CalPERS Members 2%@62 formula; employee pays 6.25% Employee Contribution. No Social Security deductions. Locates and reads meters, records dates, readings and consumption. Notes any unusual circumstances regarding consumption, conditi...
UTILITY METER READERS -- GRID ONE SOLUTIONS (Contractor for AEP Utility Company) / Columbus, Ohio CURRENTLY HOLDING INTERVIEWS. SEND AN E-MAIL (ATTACHED RESUME PREFERRED and will be READ FIRST) TO SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW. THESE POSITIONS WILL GO FAST!!! PAID TRAINING WILL BEGIN WITHIN THE NEXT 2 WEEKS. Positions Immediately Available for Energetic, Highly Self Motivated People who enjoy being Outd...
Meter Reader - San Antonio, TX Exciting Opportunity! CORIX Utilities provides end-to-end smart meter and measurement field services that help gas, water and electric IOUs, Co-ops and Municipalities efficiently achieve their individual goals. Our custom tailored approach allows us to deliver comprehensive, flexible and innovative solutions that solve the unique challenges of our clients. Corix h...
Marten Transport Kearney, NE
**_SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION_**Read all company electric and natural gas meters in an accurate, efficient, safe and professional manner.**__****_DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS_*** All NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics* Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy’s values, mission, and strat...
Meter Reader Type: Full Time Salary/Pay Rate: $21,439.13 Posted Date: 3/4/2015 Deadline to Apply: 3/18/2015 Pay Grade: 8 Department: Utilities Facility: Utilities Building City/State: Valdosta, Georgia Announcement Type: Internal/External POSITION OVERVIEW: The City of Valdosta Utilities Department is accepting applications for the position of Meter Reader. This position is responsi...
Public Service Enterprise Group Nashville, TN
PSE&G Interest Posting for Future Meter Reader positions requiring Pre-employment Testing for employment from June 2014 - November 2014. Northern Locations: Hackensack & Harmon Cove (Secaucus) Please apply to only one of the Meter Reader Interest Postings based on which work location (Northern, Central or Southern) is best for you. Due to the overwhelming number of applicants, if you apply to mo...
Public Service Enterprise Group Nashville, TN
PSE&G Interest Posting for Future Meter Reader positions requiring Pre-employment Testing for employment from May 2015 - October 2015. Central Locations: Newark, Roseland, Cranford & New Brunswick Please apply to only one of the Meter Reader Interest Postings based on which work location (Northern, Central or Southern) is best for you. Due to the overwhelming number of applicants, if you apply t...
Overview: Precision Resource Company is looking for a Meter Reader in Lubbock, TX. Responsibilities: R esponsible for accurate and timely manual meter readings of electric meters Record index into computerized handheld systems Report hazardous conditions, meter tampering and meter conditions, timely completion of assignments Assist in ensuring data integrity and customer satisfaction. Adhere...
Southwest Energy Solutions is accepting resume/applications for the position of Experienced Meter Reader - Temporary in our Kingman/Lake Havasu City location. The rate of pay for this position is $20.08 per hour. NORMAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid up-to-date drivers license. Have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Record. Must have four years electrical meter reading experience Be ab...
Overview: Precision Resource Company is actively seeking a Meter Reader I for a 6 month contract in Carlsbad, NM. Precision Resource Company (Precision), established in 1996, is a full-service, nationwide, total solutions staffing provider. Precision’s personnel are routinely involved with projects in power plants, refineries, energy plants and industrial facilities from coast to coast. We provi...
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions Under general supervision, to perform field work involved in reading water meters and recording water consumption for utility service customers. SUPERVISION EXERCISED The Meter Reader I exercises no supervision. Meter Reader II may exercise limited technical and functional supervision over lower level staff. Meter Reader III may exercise occasional ...
Please apply if you enjoy working independently, possess advanced accountability for your daily performance, and enjoy being active and walking for extended periods time. This position will require successful candidate to walk up to 6 miles each day, including inclined neighborhoods and in various elements of weather. Customer service at an advanced level is important in this position as candida...
Arizona Water Company Casa Grande, AZ
WATER UTILITY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY METER READER Arizona Water Company, an investor owned water utility celebrating its 60th anniversary is seeking an individual to read and record usage measured on water meters. Other water service maintenance and repair work is included in the job responsibilities. Prior water experience preferred but not required. Must live in the Casa Grande area. The suc...
Alliant Energy Corporation Dubuque, IA
Looking to power up your career? If the answer is yes, we invite you to explore Alliant Energy. Accurately read and record meter readings, includes resetting demand meters and changing charts, tapes or cartridges. Arranges appointments for self-reads for inside meters. Report broken or missing meter seals. Report damage to meters and signs of tampering. Maintain good public relations with cus...
Alliant Energy Corporation Manchester, IA
Looking to power up your career? If the answer is yes, we invite you to explore Alliant Energy. Accurately read and record meter readings, includes resetting demand meters and changing charts, tapes or cartridges. Arranges appointments or self-reads for inside meters. Report and replace broken or missing meter seals. Report damage to meters and signs of tampering. Maintain good public relatio...

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