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Meter Reader
Full Time (15.50 - Hourly)
North Lauderdale, Florida, United States -
Description

U.S. Water Services Corporation is a well-established and diverse water and wastewater utility organization specializing in utility maintenance, operations, engineering and construction services. U.S. Water is a fast paced and rapidly expanding company headquartered in New Port Richey, Florida with a staff of over 500 employees in six states.


The ideal candidate will need to be able to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Manually and accurately reads and records water meters for billing purposes on schedule. Expectation is to read 45-50 meters per hour after training period of 3 to 6 months.
  • Performs re-checks and usage confirmation to determine consistency of meter readings.
  • Checks meters and reports inoperable, or damaged meters.
  • Checks and reports missing meter lids or broken meter boxes.
  • Replaces meters 5/8" to ¾", fixes PVC pipe where needed up to 1'.
  • Performs disconnections and reconnections when assigned within 24 hours.
  • Performs meter accuracy testing when assigned by UB.
  • Cleans digs out dirt from meter boxes and surrounding area periodically and/or as assigned.
  • Ensures the cleanliness, and maintenance of any assigned vehicle.
  • Ensures all appropriate tools are in good shape and functional. Reports and requests tools in a timely manner as to not delay work flow and productivity.
  • Performs as a backup Meter Reader for our Dania Beach contract.
  • Continuously works with UB department and Supervisor to improve and perform tasks as requires.
  • On call daily up to 8pm and weekends.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and stair climb for extended periods of time, 8+ hours per day in ALL types of weather conditions.
  • Frequent lifting meter lids of up to 15 pounds and occasional lifting of 50 pounds is required.
  • Ability to work 95% of the time outdoors in ALL types of weather conditions. Heat, Rain, Humidity, Cold etc.
  • Frequently encountering bugs, and other wildlife frogs, snakes, bees, fire ants

Compensation and Benefits: Pay is commensurate with experience and market-reflective. US Water/USW Utility Group offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short/long-term disability, paid time off, holiday pay and 401k with company match.


US Water/USW Utility Group offers competitive wages and benefits and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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