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Meter Reader I

Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in smart metering, grid edge intelligence and smart infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.8 billion, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 6,000 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better.

 

 

Primary responsibility is to read assigned meters, mobile or manual, for a 2500 square mile service territory.  The Mobile Reader remotely uploads and downloads assigned work on a daily basis.  Additionally responsible to identify failed service/meter/module conditions.  Report findings to supervisor.

 

Participates in monthly individual performance counseling session

Participate in monthly safety meetings.
Remotely upload and download daily work.
Obtain meter reads for escalated customer or Public Utility Commission complaints.
Maintain assigned equipment to standard/specification.  To include vehicles, computers, test and safety equipment.
Execute assigned mobile meter reads. 
Perform manual reads as required.
Report defective or unsafe service conditions.
Follow and enforce all corporate and local QHSE standards. Correct and/or report exceptions.
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement through process review.
Additional duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.

Effectively operate and navigate using a GPS system along with a mapping program or a utility map book and quads.
Knowledgeable in Mobile Reader software and functionality of the Mobile Reader system. 
Effectively use test equipment to verify meter functionality.  
Properly enter manual reads into the Mobile Reader or hand-held device.
Identify unsafe meter, theft of service or other conditions on an account.
Ability to effectively plan and execute routes to maximize meter read collections. 
Experience in MS Office.  Must be knowledgeable in MS Word and Excel.  
Possess proficient oral and written communication skills.  
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license.
Understand and comply with all company goals and objectives
Maintain accurate records of day-to-day activities.   
 
High School diploma or equivalent required.

Meter reading experience and/or customer service preferred.

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 

 

EOE      AA      M/F/Vet/Disability      VEVRAA      Federal Contractor

 

 

This job position is open to people living in the area encompassed by Seattle, North to Everett and East to Bothell. Due to the nature of the job, residence in this area is a requirement. While applicants are required to be home based in these areas, daily work areas will vary according to the needs of the project.

 

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Meter Reader I

Location: 

Kirkland, WA, US

Requisition ID:  781
Date Posted:  Mar 1, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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