Under general supervision, read kilowatt-hour and demand meters, reset and seal demand reset devices, record readings on paper documents or enter into electronic device, observe and report unusual and unsafe conditions or other inconsistencies, and take appropriate action. Read meters according to assigned schedule; verify readings for accuracy; verify meter number; read demand-type meters; reset and seal demand indicator reset device; report broken seals. Record readings in electronic reading device or on applicable document. Install temporary seal on meter enclosure, sealing band or locking device if not properly sealed, and report information as required. Operate Company vehicles consistent with policies and state motor vehicle regulations; report necessary vehicle repairs. Maintain records, tools, equipment, and work areas in clean, orderly, and safe manner; perform duties consistent with Company safety rules, regulations, and practices; and report unsafe conditions, equipment, and practices. Report customer requests and inquiries to supervision; promote positive image of Company to public, through courteous and appropriate behavior. Check to see if meter constant is recorded. Observe and report data required in periodic surveys, studies. Complete meter reading clerical work when necessary. Assist with rerouting and mapping activities as requested by supervision. Direct or assist other employees of higher or lower classification as assigned. Comply with all aspects of the AEP System Corporate Code of Conduct. Perform other duties as assigned.
1. Must have a high school education or GED. 2. Successful completion of the Meter Reader (MR) selection test is required for this position. A review of Employment Testing Information and Test-Taking Tips may be helpful. A link to these materials may be found at AEP.com Careers by selecting Employment testing. 3. Must be able to understand and follow instructions and learn all rules, procedures, and safety practices applicable to the work. 4. Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license and have the ability to safely operate motor vehicles. 5. Must possess the ability to effectively communicate with employees, customers, and the general public in a courteous and appropriate manner. 6. Must be able to work independently. 7. Must be physically capable of performing required duties of the position. 8. Entry level, no previous work experience required.