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"Utility Meter Reader"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Read meter and record consumption of electricity, gas, water, or steam.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Utility Meter Reader"

1) Connect and disconnect utility services at specific locations.

2) Update client address and meter location information.

3) Inspect meters for unauthorized connections, defects, and damage such as broken seals.

4) Leave messages to arrange different times to read meters in cases in which meters are not accessible.

5) Read electric, gas, water, or steam consumption meters and enter data in route books or hand-held computers.

6) Report lost or broken keys.

7) Report to service departments any problems such as meter irregularities, damaged equipment, or impediments to meter access, including dogs.

8) Upload into office computers all information collected on hand-held computers during meter rounds, or return route books or hand-hand computers to business offices so that data can be compiled.

9) Verify readings in cases where consumption appears to be abnormal, and record possible reasons for fluctuations.

 

 

11) Answer customers' questions about services and charges, or direct them to customer service centers.

12) Collect past-due bills.


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Job Description for "Utility Meter Reader" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  C-R-E        SOC:  43-5041.00