Meter Reader

Meter Readers read electric, gas or water meters, record usage, inspect meters and connections for defects and damage, and report irregularities.
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    Overview

    Meter Readers read electric, gas or water meters, record usage, inspect meters and connections for defects and damage, and report irregularities.

    Day-to-day

    • loads and unloads mail conveyances and internal mail handling equipment
    • checks meter numbers and records any broken seals or other damage
    • updates clients details and notes location of meters
    • downloads information recorded on hand held computer into a central database
    • may respond to customer queries or refer them onto the customer service department
    • may undertake customer surveys.

    Considerations

    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Meter Reader

    • You can work as a Meter Reader without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

    Skills employers are looking for

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