Meter Installation / Maintenance Specialist

Status: Full Time (40 hrs per week)
Reports to: Meter Reader Foreman
Location:

Corporate Office Location

Meter Reader Department

420 S. Doolittle Road

Edinburg, TX 78542

Description of Duties

Responsible for the installation of new meters, removal of meters that are not working or are delinquent, for maintenance on existing meters, and for testing meters to ensure that they are registering properly.  Will perform new customer box installations, as well as removal of old boxes.  Repairs small leaks at the water meters, and notifies management of any larger issues or problems observed at the meter site.  Cleans and tests water meters following American Water Works Association (AWWA) standards, manufacturer recommendations, and company policy.    Uses radio read meters to retrieve reading information.  Responsible for light maintenance to any company assigned vehicle, keeping the vehicle clean inside and out, etc.  Participates in job specific training, and other various required corporate training programs; Complies with federal and state regulations and all established corporate policies and procedures.  Other duties as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

A self-starting individual who possesses a High School diploma or G.E.D.     Must be able to read, write, and follow written instructions.   Must possess a current Texas Driver License and must be insurable by the Corporation’s insurance underwriter.   Must work towards a Customer Service Inspector license through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) within 12 months of hire.  The following schools must be attended and successfully completed upon hire:  Basic Water Operations, Water Utility Safety, and Customer Service Inspection.  Will be required to complete medical physical examinations (post-hire) as required for license recertification, respirator use, , or any other job requirements. Must have good communications skills, in order to comprehend instructions, create correspondence and reports, and to effectively communicate with customers and employees of the Corporation.  Must be fluent in English (written and verbal).   Basic mathematics skills are required (addition and subtraction of two digit numbers / multiplication and division by tens and hundreds) when calculating for reading and testing purposes.  Must possess good judgment as well as exercise discretion in the performance of daily duties.    Must be able to work a flexible work schedule between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. during the workweek and must be on call 24 hours a day. Position requires the employee to occasionally work near moving mechanical parts.  May occasionally be exposed to extreme heat or cold weather conditions.   Position requires the ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and balance.  Must have the ability to frequently life items up to 25 pounds and/or move items up to 50 pounds.  Vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  The noise level associated with this position is generally loud.  Must be bilingual (verbal and written) in both English and Spanish.

Preferences

Prior experience as a Meter Reader with a water supply corporation or utility is preferred.

Application

Offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of pre-employment screening tests; including (but not limited to) a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Failure to submit a completed application may cause employment ineligibility.

To apply for any of our current job opportunities, please complete the Application for Employment as found below and submit it to our Human Resources Department, located at 420 S. Doolittle Rd. in Edinburg, TX.  Applications can also be submitted via email to HRDept@nawsc.com.  

If you have any questions about any of our open positions, please feel free to contact our Human Resources Department at (956) 383-1618 or via email at HRDept@nawsc.com.  We look forward to visiting with you about the opportunities that await you here at North Alamo Water Supply Corporation!

NAWSC Application for Employment


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  North Alamo Water Supply Corporation (NAWSC) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NAWSC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  NAWSC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of NAWSC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.