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St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission Meter Technician in California, Maryland

Meter Technician

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Meter Technician


$44,374.00 - $67,627.00 Annually


23121 Camden Way California, MD

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5/26/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

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Job Summary:

Performs repairs and other services relating to water meters. Duties include repairing & replacing of Neptune AMR radio read meters (or similar), meter reading for monthly billing cycle, disconnection/reconnection of water services, work monthly stand-by on a rotational basis, and collecting meter information data logs. Position reports to the Supervisor, Utility Billing/Customer Service.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains the water meters and mounting assemblies used in the water distribution system

  • Reads meters to determine the total gallons of water used for billing purposes

  • Keeps inventory for the meters, registers, and other various supplies ordered for the Operations Department

  • Performs water disconnection/reconnection of water services as directed

  • Performs re-reads due to abnormal operating conditions or equipment problems or failure.

  • Performs maintenance of meter lids, vaults, backflow preventers and shut off points/curb stops. Works with the Construction Division on the installation of new curb stops/valves required for disconnecting services of customers with delinquent accounts

  • Addresses work orders and service orders related to meters and mounting assemblies, which are generated by customer concerns or management concerns with excessive use

  • Works stand-by on a rotational basis with other Meter Techs, to perform after-hours reconnection services during time of disconnection

  • Perform data logging functions on meters

Other Duties:

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (These are pre-employment KSA that apply only to Essential Job Functions.):

  • Ability to gain working knowledge of St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission policies and procedures

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel computer programs and be able to acquire a working knowledge of computers systems used to perform daily duties

  • Ability to act as a representative of St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission to the public

  • Expert knowledge on relevant meter repair practices and procedures

  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures

  • Ability to effectively communicate with other staff members

Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and relevant experience that provides the above knowledge, abilities and skills may be substituted on a full-time year for year basis.):

Training and/or Education:

High school diploma or G.E.D. and two or more years of job-related experience


Or equivalent technical training, education, and/or experience

Licenses or Certificates:

Must possess a valid Maryland driver’s license, Class C

Special Requirements:


Physical Demands:

Requires strenuous physical effort to perform manual work involving walking over rough, uneven terrain, repeated bending, climbing, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or lifting objects up to 60 pounds.

Unusual Demands:

Work environment involves high risks with exposure to potentially dangerous situations or unusual environmental stress, which require a range of safety and other precautions, e.g., aggressive human behavior, extreme outdoor weather conditions, confined workspace, or similar situations where conditions cannot be controlled.

Nothing in this description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire job classification. They are not intended to include every possible activity and task performed in every position.

The Metropolitan Commission is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by law.