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Meter Technician

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Location: Columbus, OH, United States
Date Posted:
Req ID: R00933454

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Job Title:  Meter Technician

Job Code:  MS0651

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs basic repairs to different types of domestic meters involving soldering, disassembly, re-assembly and installing index boxes.
  • Specific responsibilities include test in-coming meters; verify meter numbers and readings with entries on meter tags, cleaning/sandblasting meters, and seals meters.
  • Assures customer satisfaction through timely, complete quality services.
  • Performs all physical and clerical tasks required to handle meters in responsible area.
  • Examines meter parts for condition and repair; reconditions or replaces parts as necessary
  • Performs all duties necessary to make repairs to all types of domestic meters.
  • Basic math skills including ability to calculate percentages.
  • Requires ability to read meter indexes accurately, translate and record the data.
  • The ability to recognize different types and sizes of meters
  • Requires physical ability to move meters to and from workbenches and frequently lift up to 60 pounds.
  • Hand and eye coordination and ability to stand in one place for extended periods of time.
  • Requires use of hand tools, soldering iron, drill, and air tools. And the ability to operate hand pallet movers.
  • Requires ability to prepare and maintain legible records.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Advise Leader with suggestions regarding output and quality.
  • Other responsibilities/duties may be assigned

Required Qualifications for Position

  • High School Diploma
  • Physical ability to move meters to & from baskets/pallets and frequently lift up to 60 pounds
  • Physical ability to operate hand pallet movers.
  • Demonstrated ability to read meter index accurately and recognize different types & sizes of meters
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with little supervision
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Proficiency in meter repair and testing
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effective team skills and ability to pay close attention to detail


This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

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