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Gas and Electric Meter Technician - 6100211

Company: Utility Partners of America, LLC
Location: Camden
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company BackgroundUtility Partners of America (UPA) is a utility contractor offering a full suite of services to the utility sector nationwide. UPA was founded in 1997 and currently employs more than 1,000 full-time service men and women serving utilities across the country. UPA prides itself on excellence in operations, safe work practices, quality control, customer service and schedule management that maximizes customer satisfaction.SMART, RELIABLE, UTILITY SOLUTIONS-Gas & Electric Meter TechnicianUtility Partners of America (UPA) is seeking highly-motivated and safety-conscious individuals to join its team. We will be doing maintenance and updates on utility meters in the Columbia, SC area. This is a great opportunity to learn a trade and join a growing company with full benefits. All new hires will be given paid training, company phone, and company vehicle.REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift to 40lbs.; able to walk long distances.
  • Must be able to work with handheld electronic devices; able to work outdoors and withstand the regional seasonal weather.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work; and able to maintain consistent attendance on required work days.
  • Must be drug-free, have a clean driver's license and a clean criminal background
  • Must have strong communications skills, verbal and written.
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work alone 90% of the time while still being part of a local team
  • Possess and use electrical knowledge, and electrical safety techniques in all aspects of work.
  • Repair or maintain the basic condition of equipment including inspection, assembly, disassembly, and replacement, as necessary.
  • Proficient in the use of basic hand tools, power tools, volt/ohm/amp meters and other electrical diagnostic equipment as may be necessary.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and company policies.RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Safely and efficiently upgrade utility meters
    • Follow standard operating procedures and company policies
    • Read utility meters and record information accurately
    • Communicate with utility customers effectively
    • Drive company supplied work vehicle safely
    • Receive and return utility meters, tools, equipment, and suppliesBENEFITS:
      • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans offered
      • 401(k)
      • Vehicle & Phone provided for working hour use
      • Training, Uniforms, and Tools provided
      • Hiring bonus after 90 days of employment.Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 based on Experience.**UPA employees working for utilities are considered "Essential Workers" and typically do not experience downtime due to COVID-19.**
        • High school or equivalent (Required)
        • Driver's License (Required)
        • US work authorization (Required)

Keywords: Utility Partners of America, LLC, Columbia , Gas and Electric Meter Technician - 6100211, Engineering , Camden, South Carolina

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