Corix Utility Services Meter Reader in Renton, Washington

Posted On11/28/2016 Meter Reader PSE Renton, Renton, WA, US Salary Range :15 To 16 (USD) Hourly Worker Category :Full Time Hourly Job ClassClerical Meter Reader Exciting Opportunity! Corix Utilities develops customized water, wastewater and energy infrastructure systems and provides field-metering services for customers all across North America. Our customers include municipalities, resort properties, gas, water and electric utilities, developers and institutions. Corix has more than 70 years of experience designing, building, financing and managing the vital utility infrastructure systems required for communities to grow and thrive. We currently have exciting positions available for Meter Readers. If you are someone who likes a challenge, is looking to expand your career and having fun at work; you'll fit right in! You'll be surrounded by team players that share that same set of passions. Position Summary CORIX Utilities has an immediate career opportunity for a Meter Reader. This position is home based in the Renton, WA area and our main office is located in Kirkland, Washington. You should reside within a 10-14 mile radius of Renton, WA. This position is responsible for reading meters and record volume used by residential and commercial consumers to ensure accurate consumption and billing. Reads routes containing between 200-500 meters as assigned. Performs service orders as needed. * Reports to starting location at beginning of shift to receive route information, and hand held device. May receive vehicle keys. Organizes route maps/plans route, fills out time sheets and other paperwork if necessary.5% drives company vehicle to first residence/business on route; uses map to locate site if necessary and verifies address using hand held device. * Walks along the route to each customer site. Route length varies and can be approximately 20-40 miles. Drives and walks route. * Locates meter and determines if it is accessible/poses safety hazards. If meter is in the building, gets permission from occupant to enter (there must be an adult occupant, 18 yrs. of age or older in order for reader to enter). Some meters are located in vaults. Checks hand held device to verify meter number to see if there are any notes about site (i.e., location of meter, obstacles, dogs) * If customer has questions about services, answers questions or directs them to customer service. * Reads numeric data indicated on the meter and records into hand held device. * Inspects meter and connections for defects, damage and unauthorized use if required per contract. Enters information into hand held device. * Performs service orders as needed such as taking last/final reading when residents move in or move out; transfer orders or meter box lid replacements * Maintains and secures company equipment and confidential information. * At end of shift, reports to Supervisor and enters into hand held device any problem such as meter irregularities, damaged equipment, or impediments to meter access, including dogs. Returns hand held device. * High School Diploma or equivalent. Must hold a valid driver's license. Must pass Meter-Pro test * Must have home internet access. * Prefer applicants that reside within a 10-14 mile radius of Renton, WA. * Knowledge, Skills and Abilities * Attention to detail and accuracy to record meter data * Ability to read, write, and follow and complete written instructions. * Ability to find locations/address by reading a map and hand held device. * Ability to key data into hand held device. Basic computer skills helpful. . * Ability to communicate and interact with customers in a professional manner. * Ability to walk route, which includes stairs and unpaved/rough terrain areas, of up to 10-15 miles each day * Work Context/Mental Demands/Physical Demands this po