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Title: Meter Technician (Gas) - (JAX)   
Company: Peoples Gas System
Location: Jacksonville  
State and City: Florida   -  Jacksonville
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

 

 

(Multiple openings for this Division)

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO  
The Meter Technician is responsible for reading meters in a timely manner and meeting all required deadlines and levels of accuracy.

 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:   

  • Performs meter reads and rereads in accurately and as scheduled using electronic hand held or mobile device. 
  • Reports damaged meters, broken meter locks, suspected gas leaks, and possible gas theft.  Reports atmospheric corrosion.
  • Ensures that all meters and risers are marked with company decals and apartment numbers. 
  • Installs, replaces and programs automated meter reading devices.
  • Performs atmospheric corrosion survey for above ground piping.
  • Performs atmospheric corrosion remedial action (i.e. wire brushing/repainting).
  • Performs other metering activity, such as turn-offs, meter removals, etc., as required.

 

What We’re Looking For  

Must Haves:        

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must understand basic map reading and be able to operate a computer, communication devices, power tools and equipment appropriate to the position/assignment.
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, fractions, basic algebra and geometry).  
  • Must possess sound judgment, have the ability to follow complex oral and written instructions and clearly express ideas verbally and in writing.

 

Nice-to-Haves:  

  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience related to the duties and responsibilities of this position.
  • Knowledge of the geographic area.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must operate a company vehicle to reach designated job assignments.
  • Must be willing to work in all types of weather and walk for long periods of time throughout the day.
  • Must be able to handle being confronted by dogs and act appropriately.
  • Must be able to work required overtime hours as needed.
  • Must be able to respond to gas emergencies and/or business need within divisional guidelines.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to independently operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to independently enter/exit a motor vehicle as required during an eight hour shift.
  • Must be able to bend and/or stoop requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Must be able to kneel and or crouch by bending legs at knees to come to rest at knees and bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
  • Must be able to walk, stand or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to grasp/handle small hand tools and other objects by applying pressure with fingers and palms.
  • Must be able to pull, push, lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 lbs. 
  • Must have vision correctable to 20/40.
  • Must not have an average hearing loss greater than 40 decibels in the better ear at frequencies of 500, 1000 and 2000 with or without a hearing aid.
  • Must be able to smell gas odorant in normal concentrations.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions by extending arms and hands in any direction with substantial movement of wrists, hands and fingers.
  • Must be able to rotate and revolve body (twist) as to face in another direction.

 

The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a Baseline Medical Examination as part of the pre-employment screening once an offer has been accepted. A pre-employment drug screening, as well as a background check (including education, employment, criminal and motor vehicle) will also be conducted as part of the pre-employment screening. A physical may be conducted if required for the role.  

 

 


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