Lead Meter Technician

Full Time Garland, TX City of Garland

Job Summary

City of Garland is seeking candidates for a position of Lead Meter Technician on Full Time basis located at Garland, TX. Do not forget to review the job posting carefully before apply online.

Job Title: Lead Meter Technician
Company Name: City of Garland
Job Location: Garland, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Government Administration
Job Link Expiry: 2023-04-15
Posted on: Jobstri.xyz

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About the job

Position Summary

Responsible for supervising the activities of employees engaged in the installation, testing, maintenance and repair of meters used in electric utilities. Also responsible for providing technical advice and assistance to customers, electricians and utility personnel concerning metering problems.

Essential Job Functions

  • Test accuracy of meters used for recording electric current consumption.
  • Supervise Meter Technicians.
  • Assign work schedule projects to Meter Technicians.
  • Perform employee evaluations and approve vacation and leave time for subordinates.
  • Initiate disciplinary action for subordinates as necessary.
  • Install, disconnect, remove and reconnect electric power meters used to record current consumption of residential, commercial and industrial customers.
  • Respond to emergency outages.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.)

Successful completion of Apprentice Meter Technician Program

6 years of experience and certification at Journey-level Meter Technician

Department of Labor Meter Technician Certificate

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Education/ Experience

Preferred Knowledge – Abilities & Skills

  • Successful completion of a recognized Apprentice Training and Progression Program
  • 6 or more years of experience as a Journey Meter Technician

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of meter reading software
  • omprehensive knowledge of Banner Billing System
  • Skill in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Skill in supervising Meter Technician staff
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Licenses & Certifications

Valid Class A CDL Texas driver’s license

Successful completion of Apprentice Meter Technician Program

Department of Labor Meter Technician Certificate

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works outdoors with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.


Models Organizational Values

Customer Service/Interpersonal Skills/Communication/Problem Solving

Dependability/Adaptability/ Flexibility

Productivity/Quality/Technical Skills/Work Environment Safety

Teamwork/Managing Conflict/Negotiation Skills

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