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Water Meter Service Technician I

Posted on May 18, 2021 by CITY OF HIGH POINT

High Point, NC 27261
Professional Services
16 May 2021
Annual Salary

Water Meter Service Technician I

Performs responsible skilled mechanical work in the installation, removal, and maintenance of water meters; does related work as required.
Work is performed under regular supervision.

Essential Tasks
- Digs up, cleans out, raises, lowers and replaces meter boxes;
- Removes and installs water meters;
- Field and shop testing for residential and commercial meters;
- Performs follow-up meter reading and customer service work;
- Replaces broken meters and meter boxes;
- Maintains shop equipment and spaces;
- Uses hand tools to perform various manual tasks for extended periods of time (up to 16 hours) providing operational assistance in emergency situations;
- Operates pick-up or service truck, requiring Class "C" driver's license, and hauls materials and equipment to and from the job sites;
- Investigates leaks as well as water pressure problems;
- Completes work orders and other records as required;
- Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.

- Formal Education
- Formal education which includes reading, writing and math with completion of a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Must be able to work on emergency tasks for extended periods of time up to 16 hours, and on night call as assigned.
- Must have ability to build large meter assembly.
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds repeatedly, climb ladders, enter confining spaces and work in awkward positions.
- Must be able to understand complex instructions.
- Must be able to read water meters.
- Must be able to make accurate and detailed work orders and other records.
- Good communication and customer relations skills is mandatory.
- Must be able to properly operate two-way radio to communicate with office staff, supervisor and other department personnel.
- Must be able to deal effectively with the public.
- Able to operate laptop and computer to update service records.
- Computer literate with excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel applications to produce reports
- Must be willing to learn new software applications.
- Valid North Carolina Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications
- Water meter service technician and mechanical experience preferred
- English and Spanish Language skills

Salary: $28,681.91to $36,748.53 annually with benefits

Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point's new job application system. By closing date of May 23, 2021.

The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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