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Job Description:

  • 1) Reads electric, gas, water, or steam consumption meters and records volume used by residential and commercial consumers: Walks or drives truck over established route and takes readings of meter dials.

  • 2) Inspects meters and connections for defects, damage, and unauthorized connections.

  • 3) Indicates irregularities on forms for necessary action by servicing department.

  • 4) Verifies readings to locate abnormal consumption and records reasons for fluctuations.

  • 5) Turns service off for nonpayment of charges in vacant premises, or on for new occupants.

  • 6) Collects bills in arrears.

  • 7) Returns route book to business office for billing purposes.

  • 8) May be designated according to type of meter read as Electric-Meter Reader; Gas-Meter Reader; Steam-Meter Reader; Water-Meter Reader.




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DOT:   209.567-010

Job Number: 6446