WaterOne

Summer Meter Repair

Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/24/2018 8:48 AM)
ID
2018-1238
# of Openings
2
Category
Customer Service/Support

Overview

WaterOne is searching for hard-working, motivated, and passionate students for our Meter Services department as a Summer Meter Repair.  This excellent opportunity will provide you the ability to work with our experienced Meter Services staff and gain valuable, hands-on, experience in maintenance and repair of water meters.  At WaterOne, we are passionate about what we do and we take pride in being an industry leader.  Properly working water meters are crucial to maintaining cost efficiency for our customers.  We have over 400,000 customers in our service area and we are looking for students who are eager to step up to the challenge of maintaining and repairing our water meters to ensure an excellent customer experience.

What you’ll be doing…

You will play an important role in maintaining and repairing water meters throughout the WaterOne service area.  The Summer Meter Repair will maintain the meters to ensure they are working correctly and give accurate readings.  This opportunity gives you a chance to learn a new set of skills from industry experts and apply your hard-working attitude to a job that allows you to contribute in a valuable way to your community

Who you are…

We are looking for candidates who have a passion for excellence and want to make the most out of an opportunity to apply their skills and learn from the best!  WaterOne provides the tools, equipment, and excellent work environment perform the job.

  • The successful candidates will be able to commit to a minimum of 12 weeks and must have graduated from high school in the class of 2017 or are currently enrolled in a college or university. 
  • You Must:
    • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work outdoors in the summer temperatures
    • Have valid driver’s license and a good driving record
    • Pass a post offer medical exam, including background verification and drug screen
    • Be able to work Monday – Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm (40 hours per week) 

What to do next…

Does this sound like what you’re looking for?  Great, we want you to apply!  Internships are competitive at WaterOne, so submit your resume as soon as possible. Please click on the “Apply for this job online” link at the top of the page to begin the application process.

Responsibilities

  • Replace and repair water meters.
  • Tests meter for accuracy in the meter shop; test large meter for accuracy using field test equipment.
  • Repair leaks on meters, meter connections and meter setters.
  • Record all pertinent data on meter repair work orders and distribution complaint reports, and keep records of all materials and parts used in the work.
  • Replace meter pit lids, electronic meter wiring and connections.
  • Install and service filter devices for water quality monitoring purposes in customer service lines.
  • Maintain daily contact with Meter Repair and Tapping Foreman, and Dispatcher.
  • Assist other crews and departments with service to them, such as confirmation of high bill checks, leaks on customer plumbing, pump water from meter pits, remove and replace meters, and other meter needs.
  • Prepare used meters for scrap or factory reconditioning as determined.
  • Schedule routine maintenance of assigned vehicle, and report problems with vehicle to Fleet Mechanic Foreman. Maintain clean vehicle, tools and equipment.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school education with skills in basic math and legible handwriting. Post high school education in technical discipline preferred.
  • Must be able to read and interpret maps from the WaterOne GIS system and other sources.
  • Must have a clear understanding of WaterOne rules & regulations pertaining to service connections and metering.
  • Must interact with customers and be able to explain where WaterOne’s responsibility for service lines, meters and installations ends and where customer’s responsibility begins.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and be able to use hand and power tools for replacement/repairs.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and continuously meet WaterOne driving standards.
  • Must have the ability to work with no direct supervision after receiving initial work assignments and be able to use good judgment and make sound decisions based on knowledge of the job and knowledge of WaterOne rules & regulations.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills
  • Requires ability to work in all kinds of weather.
  • Must have excellent attendance.
  • Must pass a post offer medical exam, including drug screen and background investigation (may not apply to current employees).

 

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to move or transport items weighing up to 100 lbs. occasionally; up to 20 lbs. frequently; and up to 10 lbs. constantly.
  • Must be able to frequently position self to inspect, repair, install, and remove meters.
  • Must be able to move from one location to another frequently.
  • Must be able to use a computer for up to several hours a day.
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for up to several hours a day.
  • Must be able to work frequently in outdoor weather conditions.

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