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|Job Title||Meter Reader / Inventory Control|
|Job Description||CITY OF SHAWNEE|
POSITION: METER READER / INVENTORY CONTROL
DEPARTMENT: CITY CLERK
DIVISION: UTILITY BILLING
REVISED: October 10, 2017
PAY RANGE: 7 STARTING AT $12.07/HOUR
JOB SUMMARY: This is a non-exempt position that requires manual and semi-skilled work. The incumbent employee turns on and off water service for transfers, reinstates and new customers and checks for proper working conditions. The incumbent employee will also read and record water usage and connects and disconnects water service. Job descriptions may be modified based on City needs and employees may be required to perform functions beyond those described below and employees are at will employees in that either party may terminate the employment relationship.
Drives to industrial and residential areas to respond to requests for water service.
Works with Customer Service Supervisor in Utility Billing Office and Lead Meter Reader/Senior Deputy City Clerk to establish new customer accounts by reading meters and determining book and account number.
Checks for proper operation of meters, replaces meters and checks lines. May assist in installation, replacement and/or removal of meters.
Observes new housing areas to determine number of meters needed and account number sequences.
May serve on a crew repairing water main breaks.
May be required to function as a line maintenance worker.
Reads water meters in the field on an assigned route and enters the usage of water into a handheld computer. Meter readings may not be estimated.
May have to perform re-reads.
Makes turn-ons and turn-offs at water meters.
Tests meters to ensure proper functioning, reports defects and cleans out meter boxes as necessary.
May assist in the installation, replacement and or removal of meters.
Inspects location of water service for water leaks and makes necessary field repairs.
Detects hazardous atmospheres and corrects before entry.
Processes customer complaints.
Detects, reports and/or corrects unsafe working conditions.
Reports to Senior Deputy City Clerk/Lead Meter Reader and performs other duties as assigned.
Assists in Inventory and Material Handling
Performs Minor Building Maintenance
Any other duties as assigned
High school education or equivalent.
Must possess valid Oklahoma drivers license and maintain driving record acceptable to the Citys insurance carrier.
Knowledge of meter placements, streets and allys.
Must obtain ODEQ Class D water and wastewater operator certification within one year of employment.
Ability to effectively communicate with others.
Ability to handle potentially irate customers with tact and diplomacy.
Ability to use pipe wrench, curb stop wrench and other small hand tools to repair and maintain water meters and meter boxes, and to connect and disconnect service.
Ability to read and record information accurately into hand held computer.
Prior experience in Meter Reading and pipeline construction or similar trade.
SUPERVISION REQUIRED: Works under general supervision of Senior Deputy City Clerk/Lead Meter Reader
SUPERVISION GIVEN: None Required.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL HAZARDS:
Must be willing to periodically perform stand-by and call-back work during off duty hours.
Most of work is performed outdoors subject to inclement weather conditions. Occasionally work is performed in confined areas and awkward positions or on rough, uneven terrain or excavations.
Possible exposure to vibration, noise, smells, dust, dirt, water and/or hazardous chemicals.
Must possess physical flexibility to bend, twist and reach; mobility to climb and walk; dexterity to operate machinery and tools on uneven surfaces; and stamina to exert self throughout the day in all weather conditions.
Must have strength to pull, lift, and/or push objects up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and up to 100 pounds on an infrequent basis.
Must have knowledge of safe work practices and procedures.
Possible exposure to moving equipment, slippery surfaces, chemicals, and/or hazardous materials.
SPECIAL LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Class D Water and Wastewater License
Confined Space Entry Certificate.
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