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Meter Readers drive along a route and perform meter readings for various utilities. Resume samples for this job highlight duties such as conducting inspections, discovering meter defects, looking for abnormal usage volume, detecting unlawful usage, interacting with clients, and answering to client questions. Avoiding dogs and obstacles from unknown properties are also a part of the job. Most resumes display skills such as route navigation, basic math skills, customer service, attention to safety, an investigative nature, and English language knowledge. Educational requirements include high school diploma and on-the-job training.

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1

Meter Reader

Maintained accurate gas meter readings with zero errors

  • Successfully completed all required training tests
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new working environment in a short time period
  • Established positive working relationships with co-workers and supervisors
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts
2

Meter Reader

Accurately read and recorded utility meters on established routes for billing purposes.

  • Worked independently in an unsupervised outside environment, which involved walking long distances in all weather conditions.
  • Identified, addressed, and reported safety and encroachment issues.
  • Responsible for the safe operation and inspection of assigned Company vehicle and equipment.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
GED
GED
3

Meter Reader

Corresponded with customer to establish location of meters, answered customer's questions and concerns

  • Uploaded all collected data into office computer to be compiled
  • Inspected meters for unauthorized connections, gas leaks and other damage
  • Reported maintenance or equipment problems to appropriate personnel
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Classes
4

Meter Reader

Utility Meter Reader

  • Inspected and monitored meters for issues such as defects, abnormal usage volume and tampering
  • Interacted with clients in a calm and professional manner
  • Suspended service for nonpayment of charges in vacant premises, or on for new occupants
  • Navigated designed routes for meter monitoring and acted as a records keeper of the readings on meters
  • Monitored commercial and residential consumers' use of water, gas and electricity
  • Indicated irregularities on forms for necessary action by servicing department
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Management & Human Relations
5

Meter Reader

  • Precisely read electric and gas consumption meter dial, and recorded readings of residential consumers.
  • Meticulously inspected connections and meters for defects, damages, and unauthorized connections.
  • Verified readings to ensure readings were not abnormal and documented any abnormalities discovered.
  • Documented and reported all irregularities to the proper servicing departments
  • Accurately updated client information including address and meter locations
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
6

Meter Reader

Read electric consumption meters and entered data in route books or hand-held computers.

  • Inspected meters for unauthorized connections, defects, and damage such as broken seals.
  • Verified readings in cases where consumption appears to be abnormal, and record possible reasons for fluctuations.
  • Disconnected service for nonpayment of charges or vacant premises, or turned on services for new customers.
  • Uploaded data into office computers from hand-held computers following the completion of meter routes.
  • Reported unusual and dangerous conditions to management and service departments such as irregularities, damaged equipment, or impediments to meter access in keeping with established policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
7

Meter Reader

Meter Reader

  • Obtained meter reads from often risk-laden areas safely and efficiently.
  • Resolved tense conflicts with property owners.
  • Instructed customers on reading meters.
  • Reported safety issues along the gas and electric transmission lines.
  • Assisted in restoring power during the Emergency Operations following Hurricane Ike.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
8

Meter Reader

  • The job involved reading and recording utility meters on established routes in all weather conditions.
  • Daily loaded route to handheld device, and uploaded completed meter reads to computer program.
  • Worked unsupervised and performed in an outside environment while walking long distances.
  • Performed routine safety inspections on company vehicle.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
9

Meter Reader

  • Read 300-500 [company name] Electrical Meters daily
  • Recorded volumes used by residential and community users
  • Navigated through various routes to acquire readings
  • Inspected meters for defects and unauthorized usage or connections
  • Reported all irregularities to management at close of business
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Meter Reader

Meter Reader

  • Worked Safely and Independently
  • Established relationships with business owner
  • Maintained a very low error rate
  • Efficiently completed daily work
  • Participated in multiple workplace safety seminars
  • Obtained safe driving techniques
  • Certified in chemical fire situations
  • Organic chemistry, Biochemistry, Genetics, Elements of statistics, Research writing, Introduction to sociology, introduction to psychology, Physics 1 & 2, Pre-Calculus.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Medical Technology

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