Meter Technician II

Fairfax, Virginia
Jun 08, 2022
Jun 22, 2022
Customer Service
Full Time
Under the supervision of the Supervisor, Meter Services, installs, repairs, and maintains 5/8” through 6” water meters and provides assistance for working on larger sized meters.

Responsibilities: · Installs 5/8” through 2” water meters utilizing small hand tools and other equipment. · Inspects new meter and sub-meter settings to insure they meet Fairfax Water installation standards.

 · Inspects outside water services and meter boxes to insure they meet Fairfax Water installation standards.

· Inspects, services and repairs 5/8” through 6” water meters when a low consumption is noted.

 · Installs 5/8” through 6” inside meters, including the wiring and installation of a remote register or touch pad.

· Assists in the repair, replacement, and field testing of larger size inside and outside meters. · Bench tests, repairs, and cleans 5/8” through 6” meters as required.

· Inspects and makes necessary repairs to hydrant meters returned for the annual inspection program.

 · Utilizes SAP, CCS Mobile to maintain records and service orders relating to meter sets, low consumption investigations, and other daily work.

 · Gathers GIS/GPS data.

 · Assists the Meter Service CSR in answering customer calls and scheduling appointments as needed.

· Maintains Fairfax Water vehicles, equipment, and tools to assure they are in safe working condition.

· Cleans the meter shop floor, benches, and equipment as required.

· Prepares old meters to be scrapped. · Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Qualifications: · Graduation from high school or GED and a minimum of three years related experience in the installation, testing, and repair of meters or, any equivalent combination of education, experience, and knowledge.

 · Individuals in this job classification are considered Essential Personnel, and, as such, are required to report to work during emergencies and periods of severe weather.

· Basic computer knowledge and the ability to communicate via email.

· General knowledge of residential and commercial plumbing systems. · Ability to use hand and small power operated tools and equipment.

· Knowledge of and ability to bench test and make necessary repairs of 5/8” through 6” water meters.

 · Ability to instruct Meter Technician I's and II’s in meter repair and testing procedures.

· Ability to read and interpret ADC maps and distribution systems maps.

· Good communication skills and ability to interact courteously with the public and fellow coworkers.

 · Ability to maintain accurate and legible records, ability to use a computer for time sheet submittal.

· Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

· Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment.

 · Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment.

· Possession of a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

· Ability to respond to emergencies and to work overtime as required.

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to work in all weather conditions (rain, snow, ice).

· Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

 · Ability to climb ladders and work in confined spaces (Meter Vaults).

· Ability to overcome physical barriers, (such as climbing through brush).

 · Ability to work while consistently bending and kneeling.