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Meter Reader

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. We’ve been an innovator in metering technology since 1896, shortly after the invention of electricity generation. 125 years later, we continue to lead the industry with solutions that help utilities solve complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence, and Smart Infrastructure.

 

Our company is made up of over 5,000 people across 30 countries, driven by the common mission to help the world manage energy better.  With regional headquarters in Alpharetta, GA and locations across the U.S., we offer excellent benefits, career development opportunities, and a hybrid work environment where employees can work remotely up to two days per week.

 

 

Primary responsibility is to read assigned meters and submit completed work each day. You will be expected to walk up to each meter but may not need to if the onboard computer/radio system picks it up automatically. When possible, the office personnel will have you read the same routes every month to increase efficiency. Flexibility is required though as assigned territory can change from month to month to meet project requirements including increases/decreases in workloads and adjusting for personnel changes.  The boundaries for these positions would be Newcastle/Renton, east to Issaquah, west to Seattle, south to Auburn.

 

Primary Duties

  • Remotely upload and download daily work.
  • Maintain assigned equipment to standard/specification - to include vehicles, computers, test and safety equipment.
  • Execute assigned mobile meter reads manually unless meters are picked up by the computer/radio system.
  • 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.
  • Participate in monthly safety meetings.
  • Participate in cross training to include performing basic network / meter analysis, meter maintenance, warehouse/inventory upkeep.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.

 

Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent.  
Meter reading, address locating, driving and/or customer service experience preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to learn to:

  • Navigate using a non-GPS enabled mapping program.
  • Read and interpret addresses.
  • Effectively plan and execute routes to maximize meter read collection.
  • Operate the Mobile Reader computer program to ensure accurate, on time reads are being sent to the Utility.
  • Effectively use test equipment to verify meter functionality.
  • Identify and report unsafe operating conditions including unsafe meters, theft of service, etc. 
  • Must possess proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must understand and comply with all company goals and objective.
  • Must maintain and report accurate records of day-to-day activities. 
  • Previous experience in any of the above fields is preferred.

 

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

 

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

Location: 

Kirkland, WA, US

Requisition ID:  8481
Date Posted:  Nov 17, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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