Lead Meter Reader
Severn Trent Services - Houston, TX

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The Lead Meter Reader is responsible for training and overseeing the daily activities of the meter reading staff.

Required Skills

High school diploma and 3-5 years related experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience - Knowledge of the use of simple equipment and hand tools such as wrenches, shovels, picks, hammers, saws, and chisels - Basic mathematical skills to enable computation of past/present meter readings - Map reading ability - Excellent oral communication skills - Possess a thorough understanding of all meter reading functions Valid driver''s license Frequent walking, standing, and stair climbing. Occasional lifting of 50 pounds required Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions Internal candidates have 6 work days to apply to this position from date of posting.

Required Experience

Assumes responsibility for insuring the efficient and effective operation of the Meter Reading department by: - a. Ensuring that prescribed schedules and operating policies and procedures are followed. - b. Making recommendations regarding improved operating systems and procedures. - c. Allocating work and providing technical direction, assistance, and training to other personnel. - Accurately reads and records water meters for billing purposes - Checks meters and reports inoperable, damaged or missing meter boxes - Replaces inoperable meters - Reports and repairs leaks and vandalism of meters and meter boxes - Maintains records - Performs bench tests of meters at customer request - Rebuilds inoperable or defective meters - Cleans meter boxes and surrounding area - Performs meter re-reads and other activities associated with the contract - Ensures the cleanliness of any assigned vehicle, tools, or equipment - Understands and adheres to all company health and safety procedures as they relate to essential job functions Other duties may be assigned

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Severn Trent Services is intent on providing cleaner water for consumers around the globe. The company, a subsidiary of UK-based Severn...