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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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Meter Readers

  • Ontario

  • 5 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:

  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Sudbury
  • Waterloo


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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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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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