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Meter Reader

at City of Midland

Pay: up to $754520.00/year
Salary : $13.95 Hourly $1,116.15 Biweekly $29,020.00 Annually
Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2437982
Categories: Government

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Meter Reader
Salary:$13.95 Hourly
$1,116.15 Biweekly
$29,020.00 Annually
Job Type:Full-time
Location: Midland, Texas
 
Reads water meters. Rechecks readings. Reports broken meters, meter lids, meter boxes and straits.

 Essential Job Duties:
  • Reads water meters in order to bill customers. Rereads meters as necessary.
  • Reports water leaks. Reports the need for new meter boxes for those that have deteriorated or been stolen.
  • Completes related work orders.
  • Maintains equipment and vehicle in good working condition.

 Physical and Environmental Conditions:
Ability to sit, stand and transport self from building to building. Employee will be subject to extreme temperatures reading and maintaining meters. Ability to sit, bend, stoop, lift and climb into small areas. must be able to lift large valve covers. Employee may also be exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals or materials while in the field. Employee is also exposed to traffic hazards and put into potentially dangerous situations with stray animals while reading meters.

 Required Qualifications:

Ability to effectively communicate with citizens and employees in order to provide information on the current meter readings.

Ability to work orders and maps in order to find street locations. Skill in the use of a variety of hand tools such as shovels, meter wrenches, picks, screwdrivers and hand held meter reading terminals.

High school diploma or equivalent required plus one to three years of experience in meter reading preferred. Valid Texas driver's license required.