Liberty Utilities Meter Service Technician I (Gas Utility) in Columbus, Georgia
Meter Service Technician I (Gas Utility)
Columbus, GA, US, 31901
Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.
At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it.
The Technician is responsible for customer service field activities and applicable distribution systems and facilities. Performs such work in accordance with Company, regulatory and safety procedures. In order to achieve the qualifications necessary to safely and competently perform the work of the service technician, the candidate may be employed as a Technician-in-Training and will be trained to achieve Operator Qualifications (OQs) in order to take on formal "Technician I" responsibilities related to customer service field activities. Training period is paid, and training program is typically 6 - 12 month to achieve qualifications to be promoted to Technician I. The speed in which these qualifications are met are dependent on current skillset and learning curve.
Performs Reads of residential, commercial and industrial gas meters. Records readings for billing purposes.
Installing, Maintain, Replacing and Remove meters and regulators
Replacing service valves, Minor appliance repair and adjustments
Residential and small commercial service activation
Observes and reports all abnormal, dangerous and/or damaged conditions pertaining to gas meters and adjacent areas.
Asset Locate and Damage Prevention duties as assigned.
Will be required to obtain and maintain minimum Operator Qualifications (OQs) and classroom training for position. Complete all safety related training
Education and Experience
High School / GED
Prior Utility experience preferred in Meter Services, E/M Troubleshooting, C&M, Operations, Damage Prevention, or related
Requires valid driver’s license in accordance with Company standards
Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.
For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.
Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.
With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global, Act Local” business model.
What we offer
Company funded Pension program
401k with Company match
Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)
Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
Share purchase/match plan
Defined Contribution savings plan
Top Talent Program
Volunteer paid days off
Employee Assistance Program
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.