Open Positions

Meter Reader

Job description

Municipal Operations & Consulting is seeking a Meter Reader to read consumer water meters on an assigned route and accurately record readings into a hand-held computer.

Major responsibilities

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Read consumer water meters on an assigned route.
• Accurately record readings into a hand-held computer.
• Follow reading instruction on customer’s account and respect customer’s property.
• Check on condition of meter parts.
• Report all damaged, tampered, removed and new water meters.
• Raise and cleans meter boxes.
• Connect and disconnect meters.
• Re-read meters on which complaints have been received.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
For indefinite periods of time:
• mobility within an office and field environment; e
• exposure to toxic waste, chemical, dust/mites, fume/odor, radiation, explosive, electrical, and mechanical hazards;
• working in trenches;
• exposure to extreme cold, heat, temperature swings, noise, and constant noise;
• writing;
• walking;
• twisting body;
• stooping;
• standing;
• squatting;
• sitting;
• seeing;
• pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds;
• kneeling;
• reading;
• decision making;
• reaching above shoulder level;
• using both hands for simple and firm grasping;
• clarity of hearing;
• communicating clearly and effectively, in person and by telephone;
• fine finger manipulation;
• operation of miscellaneous hand tools;
• operation of a motor vehicle through traffic.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Able to:
• Read gauges and record figures accurately.
• Make simple computations.
• Follow oral and written directions.
• Do simple mechanical work.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
No previous experience required. Possession of a High School Diploma or GED is required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.

Location

  • Oak Ridge
  • Katy

Employment type

Full Time