Meter Services Technician
Company: Cobb County Government Position: Meter Services Technician I Location: Marietta, GA Salary: $13.85 - $22.17 an hour Posted: 05/15/18 Closing Date: 05/22/18 Job Description: Connects and/or disconnects services: turns on water meters for new customers ensuring meter is free of leaks and obtaining reading; and turns off and secures meters for closed accounts, broken pipes or non-payment. Investigates and resolves customer complaints regarding meters, water leaks, pressure and high bills: checks meters for water leakage, proper operation, and illegal water taps; pumps water from meter boxes; determines source of leaks; reports leaks to property owner and/or supervisor; repairs or rebuilds water meters; calculates flow rates; and calibrates as needed.
Performs general repair work: determines changes out boxes, meters, meter washer and connections; exposes buried meters; replaces broken meter lids; replaces curb stops; installs dressers on broken water lines; verifies status of accounts prior to performing repair work; and maintains all related forms and documentation.
Repairs water service lines: locates and digs up water service lines to determine nature of leak; and determines most effective technique for repairing lines. Locates and reads commercial water meters as assigned: descends into vault; pumps water from meter boxes; records meter data and confirms accuracy of readings; downloads and uploads meter data between portable device and computer system for use in billing of accounts; and maintains related documentation. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Interested candidates may apply online at www.cobbcounty.org