Utility Meter Installer (Columbia, SC) Utility Metering Solutions West Columbia

Title Utility Meter Installer (columbia, Sc)
Date 2020
Company Utility Metering Solutions
City West Columbia

Short Description :

Fieldwork or utility installs is preferred, but not required as we provide stepbystep training, and our Managers ensure that you are very comfortable with the process before sending you out in the field Pass a background check amp ,…

Full Description :

Job Details

Level

Entry

Job Location

COLUMBIAWest Columbia, SC

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School

Job Category

General Labor Functional Job Duties

UMS is seeking hard-working, self-motivated individuals, to serve as Utility Meter Installers. A background or previous experience in fieldwork or utility installs is preferred, but not required as we provide step-by-step training, and our Managers ensure that you are very comfortable with the process before sending you out in the field.

COMPENSATION

UMS has designed a Pay-for-Performance structure, in an effort, to reward our strong performers.

A UMS Meter Installer makes a minimum of $15 per hour. Meter Installers are also able to earn Production Based Incentive payments, on each paycheck. The Production Based Incentive is linked to performance (i.e. the number of meters and ancillary items that you properly install).

THE POSITION

As a part of our COLUMBIA, SC Utility Meter Installation Team, you will be expected to check, replace, and test WATER meters. This will involve the following day to day duties:

  • Removing the existing meters and fit for a new smart meter; sometimes replace a dual check valve and/or curb stop valve
  • Visiting customers premises
  • Carrying out tests to make sure the meter is working
  • Working in a team environment, with supervisors and other installers
  • Following UMS standards of safety, productivity, and quality of work
  • Reporting to the shop/conex at the beginning of every shift
  • Installing the transmitter and activating it
  • Verifying proper orientation of each new meter
  • Carrying out tests to ensure the new meter is working
  • Accurately enter meter data, and other information required, into handheld device
  • Communicating with customers in a clear and professional manner
  • Working in a team environment, with supervisors and other installers
To be considered for a position, an applicant should...

Possess some, or all, of the following skills:

  • Mechanical know-how and/or general plumbing knowledge
  • Comfortable working with pipes, usually in tight & confined spaces.
  • Ability to manipulate small objects, while having good control of your hands.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs., bend and stoop repetitively, and work outdoors in all weather condition

Have & maintain:

  • Reliable transportation
  • Valid driver's license
  • Vehicle insurance
  • Basic tools

Be willing & able to:

  • Pass a background check & pre-employment drug screening, where permitted by state law.
  • Work in all types of weather and environments, with heat, dirt, small spaces, etc.
  • Communicate with customers in a clear and professional manner
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Work all required shifts (MondayFriday & occasionally Saturdays)
  • Achieve standards of safety, productivity, and quality of work
  • Maintain and follow required attire and grooming standards
  • Communicate professionally to customers

Applicants with prior experience installing meters will be given priority.

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