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Meter Reader

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.

 

Position Summary

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.        

 

Key Responsibilities

  • 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

 

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Meter reading experience and/or customer service preferred

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • 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 communications skills 
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Understand and comply with all company goals and objectives
  • Maintain accurate records of day-to-day activities. Possess proficient oral and written communications skills

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

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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

Requisition ID:  14621
Location: 

Kirkland, WA, US

Workplace Type:  On-site
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  Jul 30, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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