Weston & Sampson

Water Meter Operator

Job Locations US-MA-Chatham
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/8/2018 11:37 AM)
ID
2018-1216
Category
Other

Overview

Since 1899, Weston & Sampson has been providing municipalities, public agencies, and private sector clients with cost-effective and innovative solutions for their infrastructure, utility, and environmental engineering challenges throughout the eastern United States.

 

At Weston & Sampson, we treat our staff with the highest degree of professional respect and encourage them to grow and achieve.  We provide a comfortable working environment along with state-of-the-art tools and equipment.  Our mid-size helps to foster a friendly corporate culture where individuals are recognized for their contributions. 

 

We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package: including health, dental and vision; paid holidays and vacation; 401K plan with employer match.  Also each year, when profitable, Weston & Sampson makes contributions to the ESOP to continue to expand our tradition of employee ownership.  The ESOP allows us to continue as a generational company, maintaining control of our own destiny.  We all have a stake in our continued success! Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Responsibilities

We have a need for a Water Meter Reader/Operator who will assist in the operation and maintenance of a municipal drinking water system in Chatham, MA. Duties will include (but not limited to) reading/installing potable water meters and automatic meter read radios for a community on the Cape.

Will assist with seasonal turn on/off’s, assist in the operation of Municipal water wells, 100 miles of distribution, chemical heed systems. Must be able to participate in the rotational on-call, weekend and holiday coverage.  Assist other personnel on an “as needed” or directive basis such as fire hydrant flushing, standpipe cleaning, fire flow testing and exercising of gate valves throughout the distribution system.

Qualifications

General qualifications include: walking 75% of the time, 25% standing, ability to climb stairs and ladders, lift a minimum of 60lbs, good written and verbal communication skills, basic computer skills, strong customer service skills, ability to problem solve on the spot and be well organized.  A valid driver’s license is required. Must hold a Massachusetts T-1 drinking water certification within one year of appointment to Meter Reader.  Some evening and weekend hours are required.

 

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