Meter Reader
Alliant Energy 36 reviews - Sibley, IA

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Position Detail

Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for a Meter Reader in Sibley, IA.

Company Profile:
Alliant Energy Corporation is an energy holding company with over 4,000 employees. Providing Midwest utility customers safe and reliable electric and natural gas services is our top priority. Our corporate headquarters are located in Madison, Wisconsin. General offices are located in Cedar Rapids and Dubuque, Iowa; utility operation facilities are located in communities throughout our utility service territory in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Alliant Energy Corporate stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker LNT.

Position Summary:
This dynamic position will be responsible for accurately reading and recording meter readers, including resetting demand meters and changing charts, tapes and/or cartridges. Meter Reader's will possess and maintain a valid driver¿s license and be subject to a DOT Driver¿s background check.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and upload your resume at Job ID# 4006

Job Functions/Duties:
Read and record meter readings from all residential, commercial, industrial and rural meters using a porta-processor.

Accurately read and record meter readings, includes resetting demand meters and changing charts, tapes or cartridges.

Arranges appointments or self-reads for inside meters.

Report broken or missing meter seals.

Report damage to meters and signs of tampering.

Maintain good public relations with customers.

Verify customer meter numbers and names.

Explain company policies and report complaints and questions.

Observe all metering and service installations; report irregular or hazardous conditions.

Visually check for inoperative clocks or potential indicating devices.

Upload and download porta-processors for information transfer.

Complete final read requests for customers and conduct postings.

Read load research meters using hand held devices such with a probe (no lap tops).

May change cartridges in residential/commercial meters.

Check and record meter readings sent in by customers and estimate use when readings are not available.

Participates in safety meetings.

May read meters inside substations or near energized facilities (when properly trained).

H.S. Diploma or equivalent is required.

PC skills, including MS Office applications.

Ability to effectively communicate and interact with customers.

Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet time-sensitive service level standards and deadlines.

Ability to work in various outdoor weather conditions (i.e. summer heat, winter, rain, etc.)

Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.

Accurately read and record approximately 500 meters a day.

Performs other duties which are similar, related, or incidental to this position.

Report to work fit for duty and free from the affects of drugs and alcohol.

Possess and maintain valid driver's license.

This position is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug/alcohol testing (CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199) and is subject to drug/alcohol testing according to said regulations.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V. The successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background investigation.

To apply for this challenging opportunity, please complete the online application and upload your resume at

A core corporate value of Alliant Energy is to be a responsible corporate citizen, caring for the environment and the communities where we do business and encouraging diversity in our employee and supplier ranks, we recognize, respect and appreciate the valuable and different perspectives that each of us bring to the work environment, our company and our customers.

About this company
36 reviews
Alliant Energy is reliant on its business model of delivering regulated and non regulated electric and natural gas services to homes,...