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Gas Meter Survey Technician

  • British Columbia

  • 57

Position Summary:This position is responsible for performing a visual meter inspection to assess the condition and overall operation of the gas meter and regulator confirmation and noting any visible defects or issues. This position walks and drives a route, we are not reading the gas meter or making any changes to the meter. This is a fixed term six month project. This is a gas meter survey on the overall condition of the gas meter.

Responsibilities:Inspect meter and connections for defects, damage and unauthorized use if required per contract. Enters information into cell phone that is company equipped. Maintain and secures company equipment and confidential information. At end of shift, report to Supervisor and enters into cell phone any problem such as meter irregularities, damaged equipment, or impediments to meter access, including dogs. 

Compensation is based on piece rate, .97 cents per meter in the lower mainland. You utilize your personal vechicle, we pay $0.45 per kilometer and we provide a company cell phone for business use
We will supply the tools and material to get the job done right the first time.

Preferred Skills: 
•Attention to detail and accuracy to properly survey the gas meter.•Ability to read, write, follow, and complete written instructions. •Ability to find locations/address by reading a map and cell phone. •Ability to key data into cell phone.Basic computer skills helpful. •Ability to communicate and interact with customers in a professional manner. •Ability to walk route, which includes stairs and  unpaved/rough terrain areas, of up to 8 kilometers each day
Valid Driver’s license  and a good driving record is required. You will have to pass a criminal background check.
We always work with safety as the # 1 priority. At Tribus Services safety is our top priority.
If you have the above skills then keep reading.

Who we are:With over 25 years’ experience, Tribus Services, a Olameter company provides end-to-end smart metering and utility services for gas, water, and electric utilities. Tribus Services has completed more than 25 million Smart Meter/Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI)/Automated Meter Reading (AMR) implementations and meter replacements, deploying all types of meter models and smart meter technology.

Openings located in: the Lower mainland, Kelowna, Kamloops, Prince George and Duncan   


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Meter Readers

  • British Columbia

  • 6 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Meter Reader! We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will need a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, though you might end up walking as much as 10k a day as you visit various sites. You will also need to pass a criminal background check. You will be required to check that the meter is ok and the site is safe. Then you will enter meter readings into a handheld data capture device. You will be handling some people's keys and occasionally meet with customers or their pets. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for meter readers in:

  • Chetwynd
  • Mackenzie
  • Merritt
  • Revelstoke
  • Surrey

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Project Supervisor

  • British Columbia

  • 1

Project Supervisor/Gas Meter Survey Technician
Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing a visual meter inspection to assess the condition and overall operation of the gas meter and regulator confirmation and noting any visible defects or issues. This position walks and drives a route, we are not reading the gas meter or making any changes to the meter. Will provide support to the assigned Survey technicians in the assigned territory. This is a fixed term six month project. This is a gas meter survey on the overall condition of the gas meter.

ctions for defects, damage and unauthorized use if required per contract. Enters information into cell phone that is company equipped. Maintain and secures company equipment and confidential information. At end of shift, report to Supervisor and enters into cell phone any problem such as meter irregularities, damaged equipment, or impediments to meter access, including dogs. You utilize your personal vehicle, We will reimburse each employee for company mileage on your vehicle. Position may involve some overnight travel.

 Positions We will supply the tools and material to get the job done right the first time.

What you will need: 
•Attention to detail and accuracy to properly survey the gas meter.•Ability to read, write, follow, and complete written instructions. •Ability to find locations/address by reading a map and cell phone. •Ability to key data into cell phone. Basic computer skills helpful. •Ability to communicate and interact with customers in a professional manner. •Ability to walk route, which includes stairs and  unpaved/rough terrain areas, of up to 8 kilometers each day
Valid Driver’s license  and a good driving record is required. You will have to pass a criminal background check. Position is  located in Kamloops, BC


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Gas Meter Technicians

  • Washington

  • 6

 

Tribus Services Inc. an Olameter company, 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.           

Position Summary:  

Tribus Services has an immediate career opportunity for a Gas Meter Technician. You commute to the Kent office to pick up the company car each day and commute back to your residence at the end of each work day.          

The wage is $18.00/hr. to start and then after the two week training period the wage increase to $19.00/hr. plus a $.75 per hour retention bonus. Four 10 hour shifts 7am-5:30pm, M-TH and TU-FRI.

Responsibilities:  

This position is responsible for placing/installing a meter module, such as a smart meter module or counter, onto a gas meter at residential or commercial sites to enhance metering solutions, accurately measure consumption, and ensure transmittal of signals to the network.                    

  • •Drives company vehicle to first residence/business on route using provided mapping tool to locate site, and verifies address using hand held device.          
  • Drive or walk route to each customer site depending on the distance. May walk up to 4 miles daily.          
  • Locate meter and determines if it is accessible/poses safety hazards. Enter reason code into hand held device if meter is not accessible, and document with appropriate photographic evidence          
  • Verify meter number. Inspect the meter for any damage/hazards. Reads consumption and other necessary information from the meter index. Accurately enters information into hand held device.          
  • Remove meter cover and module from the meter using hand tools. Utilize a hand held device for meter data collection and verification before programming new module. Install the new module using hand tools following all current S.O.P’s for the completion of their assigned route,. Downloads all necessary photographs taken to a shared private server. Downloads new route information into their company provided computer. Picks up their new route of assigned meters, verifies quantity/count. Returns to the field and continues to perform meter module installations.                    

 Requirements:   

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Must hold a valid driver’s license.          
  • Must pass Meter-Pro test                    

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:   

  • Attention to detail and accuracy to record meter data          
  • Ability to read, write, and follow and complete written instructions.          
  • Ability to use hand tools.          
  • Ability to find locations/address by reading a map and hand held device.          
  • Ability to key data into hand held device. Basic computer skills helpful.          
  • Ability to communicate and interact with customers in a professional manner.          
  • Ability to lift/carry equipment and tool bag up to 30lbs.            
  • Must pass Meter-Pro test          
  • Ability to walk up to 5 miles daily, which includes stairs and unpaved/rough terrain areas.          
  • Must have ability to see/read hand held device and meter in order to accurately read and record data.                    

Work Context/Mental Demands/Physical Demands:  

 This position involves working on your own in a field environment where you are able to maintain compliance with COVID-19 CDC Guidelines. Safety precautions for this position involves an open work environment (outside predominantly) for social distancing measures. Tribus Services Inc. provides all necessary safety and health PPE.  

This position requires working outdoors in all-weather environments including rain, snow, extreme cold, or high heat. Requires travel by car; may be exposed to road related hazards. May require walking up to 5 miles daily which includes walking at a brisk pace, climbing stairs and walking on unpaved/rough terrain areas,          

Ability to perform physical duties such as lifting up to 30 lbs. unassisted, walking, kneeling, twisting, turning, stooping, reaching, and bending; repeated getting in and out of vehicle. Ability to use hand tools. Exposed to unknown hazards at resident sites such as dogs. May be exposed to natural gas. Must use safety equipment as assigned.          

These full time positions offer a highly competitive wage, paid vacation/ holidays and outstanding benefits to include comprehensive medical dental and vision insurance, along with a 401K program with company matching.   


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Locator Technicians

  • Louisiana

  • 2 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Locator Technician!  You will need a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. You will also need to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will be required to work independently and safely locate underground facilities then mark the area with paint and flags. You will have access to a company vehicle, but you may walk a few miles a day. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for locator technicians in:

  • Lafayette

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Locator Technicians

  • Colorado

  • 10 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Locator Technician!  You will need a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. You will also need to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will be required to work independently and safely locate underground facilities then mark the area with paint and flags. You will have access to a company vehicle, but you may walk a few miles a day. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for locator technicians in:

  • Golden

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Meter Readers

  • Louisiana

  • 4 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Meter Reader! We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will need a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, though you might end up walking as much as 10 miles a day as you visit various sites. You will also need to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. You will be required to check that the meter is ok and the site is safe. Then you will enter meter readings into a handheld data capture device. You will be handling some people's keys and occasionally meet with customers or their pets. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for meter readers in:

  • Gonzales
  • Lake Charles


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Meter Readers

  • Kentucky

  • 3 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Meter Reader! We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will need a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, though you might end up walking as much as 10 miles a day as you visit various sites. You will also need to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. You will be required to check that the meter is ok and the site is safe. Then you will enter meter readings into a handheld data capture device. You will be handling some people's keys and occasionally meet with customers or their pets. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for meter readers in:

  • Louisville

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Meter Readers

  • Florida

  • 3 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Meter Reader! We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will need a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, though you might end up walking as much as 10 miles a day as you visit various sites. You will also need to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. You will be required to check that the meter is ok and the site is safe. Then you will enter meter readings into a handheld data capture device. You will be handling some people's keys and occasionally meet with customers or their pets. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for meter readers in:

  • Tampa 

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Meter Readers

  • Arkansas

  • 4 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Meter Reader! We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will need a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, though you might end up walking as much as 10 miles a day as you visit various sites. You will also need to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. You will be required to check that the meter is ok and the site is safe. Then you will enter meter readings into a handheld data capture device. You will be handling some people's keys and occasionally meet with customers or their pets. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for meter readers in:

  • Hot Springs

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Office Assistant/Warehouse

  • Florida

  • 1

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Who we are  

Tribus Services, an Olameter company 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.   


Tribus Services has an immediate career opportunity for a Full Time Office Assistant/Warehouse. This position, located in Orlando, Florida and will support our TECO Gas project. This position will perform a variety of administrative, clerical, job planning and basic accounting functions to support and maintain the day to day operations of the project. This position provides customer service to employees, customers and candidates, either in person or on the telephone.  

Responsibilities:  

•Will process payroll for all hourly Florida employees, will track and report all field staff attendance.     

•Collects all daily production and payroll information, i.e., hours worked, meter re will ads/installs, mileage reports and enters information into IFS and ADP software for all hourly employees.    

•Calculates overtime, runs reports and reviews payroll data for accuracy.    

•Maintains monthly invoicing. Using our WOMS (work order management system) will plan gas meter installations in the greater Orlando area. Plans appointments for technicians to ensure profitability and safety. 

•Runs production reports and creates spreadsheets showing field performance and other related information as requested by the project manager and/or supervisors. 

•Provides administrative support to Project Manager, Supervisors and Leads by creates correspondence, documents, memos, and emails using Microsoft Office Word and Outlook. Mapping software experience a plus. Inventory control of all tools and equipment utilized in installing gas meters.    

•Ensures the transmission and timely delivery of correspondence, faxes, mail and deliveries.    

•Processes all incoming and outgoing mail including sorting, distribution, packaging and postage.    

•Develops office procedures to insure supplies and equipment are accessible and operational; tracks inventory and orders supplies. Responsible for the receiving of new gas meters ensuring the accuracy of what is received, both type of product and count, by reviewing and confirming purchase order. Prepares all documentation for outgoing shipments to customer and other cross docks.  

Preferred Skills:   

Education and Experience   

High School Diploma or GED.   

 2 years office support experience that includes using word processing and spreadsheet software, answering telephones, basic accounting functions such as reviewing invoices and submitting payroll information.   

If you have the above skills please keep reading 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

Basic computer skills, using email, word processing and spreadsheet software, Microsoft Office Suite preferred.   

Strong data entry skills, scheduling and dispatching experience is a plus.    

Strong math skills and knowledge of general accounting skills.   

Strong verbal and written communication skills. Will interface with external customers.    

Strong organizational skills; detail oriented.    

Ability to answer a multiline telephone in a professional manner.   

Customer service skills. Experience in a utility (meter service industry) or a field technician based environment is a plus.   

Benefits:  

 Like a select few employers we offer great benefits such as 2 weeks paid time off your first year on the job, excellent Medical Insurance with a $500 deductible and 90/10 copay and also have 401K matching with immediate vesting within 60 days of being hired. Most of all you will learn and work with great people that you will enjoy working and being with.   


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Project Manager

  • Washington

  • 1

Tribus Services Inc. an Olamter company, provides a wide array of services and solutions for electric, gas and water utilities, municipalities and cooperatives that streamline functions, increase operating efficiencies and result in direct cost savings.

Tribus Services Inc. has an immediate opening for a highly motivated, collaborative and committed individual to fill the position of Project Manager.   

This position located in Tacoma, WA and will support our City of Tacoma, WA. AMI electric and water meter project. The Project Manager will lead our Electric meter Install pilot project which could evolve into a 2-year smart meter project.   

Responsibilities:   

  • Direct procedures and policies of their project. Analyze and/or evaluate practices and systems to ensure daily operations, prioritizes work to meet timelines, manages continuous improvement of project, procedures and operational methods.   
  • Purchase/obtain all needed equipment and materials to complete the project. Work with Fleet Manager to secure transportation for project. Compile, schedule and issue routes daily utilizing routing and work order management software.   
  • Ensure proper training of all field staff and uphold safety standards.Takes immediate steps to resolve any unsafe working conditions.Collaborate with office and field staff on route schedules, invoicing,errors, training, payroll, employee status changes and other employee related issues.   
  • Verify that all routes are completed ensuring quality and timeliness. Schedules re-reads shut offs and other special consideration customers as needed. Visit route sites and performs quality checks. Track daily completions, labor hours, etc. Runs reports and supplies production information as requested by Director, Corporate or Customer.   
  • Perform staff management functions including: Monitor and resolve on-the-job problems, set appropriate performance standards, analyze staffing levels, interview and selects new employees; facilitate staff training, coaching, cross-training and mentoring; perform performance evaluations and salary adjustments, completes new job profiles, resolve employee concerns; performs disciplinary counseling, and performs terminations with Human Resources assistance. Delegate tasks and responsibilities to staff when appropriate.   
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with customers, keeping them informed on a regular basis. Work with Director of Sales and Operations to introduce the client to Tribus Services Inc. additional services and grow business.   
  • Manage and maintain the project budget. Review operating costs become familiar with project revenue projections and all project related contracts.   
  • Keeps records, tracks project performance and produces reports as requested.    

Requirements  

High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree and/or Project Management Institute (PMI) certification is a plus. 
 Three (3) or more years’ experience supervising/managing people and large-scale projects. Experience with remote/ offsite projects helpful. Two years’ work experience preferred in a utility related environment such as meter installation, meter reading, smart meter technology, utilities work, or similar experience. Must have strong communication skills, written and oral as well as excellent leadership skills.   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 • Strong organizational skills. 
 • Strong written and verbal communication skills
 • Excellent computer skills utilizing Microsoft office and the ability to retrieve and enter information into a hand-held device or computer database. 
 • Ability to read, writes, and follows and completes written instructions. 
 • Ability to find locations/address by reading a map and hand-held device. 
 • Ability to communicate and interact with customers in a professional manner. 
 • Must hold a valid drivers license.
 • Must pass Meter-Pro test. Ability to walk route, which includes stairs and unpaved/rough terrain areas.   

Position is located In Tacoma, WA 


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Project Supervisors

  • Washington

  • 2

Exciting Opportunity!     

 Tribus Services 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.
Tribus Services has an immediate career opportunity for a Full Time Warehouse Associates, this project based position is thru January 2023. This position, located in Tacoma, WA will support our Tacoma Public Utilities Water Meter and Electric Meter AMI project. This position will be responsible for performing the cross docking process, receiving stores, distributing and tracking the materials, tools, equipment and products used on the project. Forklift experience is preferred.     

What you will do:  

 •Reviews installer’s daily routes and schedules and prepares for distribution of needed tools, equipment, and information for that work day.
•Verifies incoming and outgoing materials stock.     

•Performs inventory control. Receives new meters and other equipment, marks them with identifying information and stores materials in designated area.      

•Counts and records (performs data entry) amounts of received stock into software package such as IFS Software. Records the number of items distributed into IFS Software.     

•Fills requisitions, work orders and request for materials, tools, or other stock items.      

•Reads and records information on salvaged meters and prepares meters for shipping back to utilities or for disposal.     

•Reports inventory to customers on a regular basis.     

•Operates fork lift and/or hand truck to transport stored items or received shipments.     

•This is a partial list of required duties and responsibilities. The performance of other duties not listed may be become necessary as business conditions dictate.      


What you will need:  

 High School Diploma or equivalent     

Previous experience driving a forklift preferred     

Previous experience working in shipping and receiving preferred     

Ability to read, write, and follow and complete written and verbal instructions      

Basic computer skills, data entry skills      

Strong basic math skills for counting inventory     

Strong organizational skills, attention to detail      

Must hold a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.  

We offer a comprehensive benefit package to include 401K matching with immediate vesting within 60 days of being hired. Most of all you will learn and work with great people that you will enjoy working and being with.    

Tribus Services, an Olameter company values diversity and endeavors to build upon this vital strength. Tribus Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
  


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Water Meter Installers

  • California

  • 4

 

Who we are: Tribus Services, an Olameter company 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.   

Position Summary:  

Tribus Services has an immediate career opportunity for Water Meter Installers. This is a project based position that operates through March 2021.  

This position is located at the City of Long Beach facility which is located at 2950 Redondo avenue in Long Beach, CA 90806.   

  This position is responsible for replacing existing water meters by installing a new water meter at residential or commercial sites to enhance metering solutions, accurately measure consumption and ensure transmittal of signals to the network.  

 The union wage is $23.80/hr. and after 6 months the union wage increases to $25.93/hr. Union membership is required.   

  What you will do:  

 · Drive company vehicle to first residence/business on route;
uses map to locate site if necessary and verifies address using hand held device.   

· Program new meter and inspects it to make sure everything is tight.
Perform a visual and wipe check for drips and leaks.  

· Restore work area to previous condition. Enter any needed data into hand held.  

· If customer is not home leave a door hanger.  

· Drive and/or walks route to each customer site depending on the distance. May walk up to 5 miles daily.  

· Turns off the water then loosens couplings using hand tools and removes
meter. Dumps water into a bucket/pan if needed.  

  What you will need:   

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Must hold a valid driver’s license.  
  • Must pass Meter-Pro test. As a condition of employment you will be required to join Laborers Local 1309.    

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

 · Attention to detail and accuracy to record meter data   

· Ability to read, write, follow and complete written instructions.   

· Ability to use hand tools proficiently, need the ability to assemble and disassemble plumbing components.  

· Ability to find locations/address by reading a map and hand held device.   

· Ability to key data into hand held device. Basic computer skills helpful.   

· Ability to communicate and interact with customers in a professional manner.   

· Ability to lift/carry new meters and equipment and lift, push, pull up to 50 lbs. of force unassisted.   

· Must have ability to see/read hand held device and meter in order to accurately read and record data.   

  Benefits: All benefits are provided by Laborers Local 1309.  

  Work Context/Mental Demands/Physical Demands:  

This position requires working outdoors in all-weather environments including rain, cold, or high heat. Requires travel by car; may be exposed to road related hazards. May require walking up to 5 miles daily which includes walking at a brisk pace, climbing stairs and walking on unpaved/rough terrain areas, Ability to perform physical duties such as lifting up to 50 lbs. unassisted, walking, kneeling, twisting, turning, stooping, reaching, and bending; repeated getting in and out of vehicle. Ability to use hand tools. Exposed to unknown hazards at resident sites such as dogs. Must use safety equipment as assigned.  

 This position involves working on your own in a field environment where you are able to maintain compliance with COVID-19 CDC Guidelines. Safety precautions for this position involves an open work environment (outside predominantly) for social distancing measures. Tribus Services Inc. provides all necessary safety and health PPE.  

Tribus Services, an Olameter company values diversity and endeavors to build upon this vital strength. Tribus Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.   


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Meter Readers

  • Tennessee

  • 1 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Meter Reader! We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will need a valid driver's license and a clean driving record, though you might end up walking as much as 10 miles a day as you visit various sites. You will also need to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. You will be required to check that the meter is ok and the site is safe. Then you will enter meter readings into a handheld data capture device. You will be handling some people's keys and occasionally meet with customers or their pets. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for meter readers in:

  • Oak Ridge

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Meter Service Technicians

  • Texas

  • 4 Positions

In good shape? Like working outdoors? Think about a career as a Meter Service Technician! We need hard-working, safety-conscious individuals to join our growing team and be ready to learn new skills. You will need a driver's license and a clean driving record, though you might walk a few miles a day. You will be required to perform residential meter module battery changes, turning services off and on. You will be handling some people's keys and occasionally meet with customers or their pets. You will need to speak English well, while any additional languages are a definite bonus. We currently have openings for meter services technicians in:

  • San Marcos

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