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Tribus Services Meter Reader WA in Renton, Washington

Meter ReadersExciting Opportunity! We currently have exciting positions available for Meter Readers. If you aresomeone who likes a challenge, is looking to expand your career and having funat work; you'll fit right in! You'll be surrounded by team players that sharethat same set of passions. Position SummaryTribus Services has an immediate career opportunity for a Meter Reader. This positionis home based in the Bellevue, WA and our main office is located inKirkland, Washington. Must live within a 10-12 mile radius of the Renton, WA.The wage is $17.50/hr. plus a $.75 per hour retention bonus. Responsibilities:This position is responsible for reading meters and record volume used byresidential and commercial consumers to ensure accurate consumption andbilling. Reads routes containing between 200-500 meters as assigned. Performsservice orders as needed.*Reports to starting location at beginning of shift to receive route information, andhand held device. May receive vehicle keys. Organizes route maps/plans route,fills out time sheets and other paperwork if necessary.*Drives company vehicle to first residence/business on route; uses map to locate siteif necessary and verifies address using hand held device.*Walks along the route to each customer site. Route length varies and can beapproximately 20-40 miles. Drives and walks route.*Locates meter and determines if it is accessible/poses safety hazards. If meteris in the building, gets permission from occupant to enter (there must be anadult occupant, 18 yrs. of age or older in order for reader to enter). Somemeters are located in vaults. Checks hand held device to verify meter number tosee if there are any notes about site (i.e., location of meter, obstacles,dogs).*If customer has questions about services, answers questions or directs them tocustomer service.*Reads numeric data indicated on the meter and records into hand held device.*Inspects meter and connections for defects, damage and unauthorized use if required percontract. Enters information into hand held device.Requirements:* High School Diploma or equivalent. Must hold a valid driver's license.* Must pass Meter-Pro test* Must have home internet access with a reliable connection.* Applicants that reside within a 10-12 mile radius of Renton, WA.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:*Attention to detail and accuracy to record meter data*Ability to read, write, and follow and complete written instructions. *Ability to key data into hand held device. Basic computer skills helpful.*Ability to communicate and interact with customers in a professional manner. *Ability to walk route, which includes stairs and unpaved/rough terrain areas,of up to 5-10 miles each day.Work Context/Mental Demands/Physical Demands:This position requires working outdoors in all-weather environments including rain,snow, extreme cold, or high heat. Requires travel by car; may be exposed toroad related hazards. Can requires walking up to 10- 15 miles daily whichincludes walking at a brisk pace, climbing stairs and walking on unpaved/roughterrain areas. Ability to perform physical duties such as lifting up to 50 lbs. unassisted, walking,kneeling, twisting, turning, stooping, reaching, and bending; getting in andout of vehicle. Exposed to unknown hazards at resident sites such as dogs. Mustuse safety equipment as assigned.These full time positions offer a highly competitive wage, paid vacation/ holidaysand outstanding benefits to include comprehensive medical