PSEG Temporary Meter Reader- New Brunswick in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Requisition : 72978
PSEG Company: Public Service Electric & Gas Co.
Salary Range : $ 17.444 - $ 36.218
Incentive : Not applicable
Work Location Category : Onsite
PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.
PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.
This is a temporary position. The meter reader performs field work in connection with reading gas, electric and other related work. Duties include: safely reading and recording meter readings at customers’ premises; recording reasons for no-readings and recording any unusual conditions; resetting and resealing demand meters and meter enclosures as directed; reporting unusual and unsafe conditions to supervision in accordance with established procedures and reporting any emergency conditions immediately to supervision.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Constant –Walking, on average 6-8 miles per day in all types of weather
• Constant - Stair climbing, up to 100-150 sets per day
• Constant - Standing
• Frequent - Bending forward, Reaching, Flexing elbows and wrists, Twisting, Kneeling
• Occasional - Sitting, Crawling, Twisting, Reaching, Turning, Crouching.
• Occasional- Lifting of 20-30 lbs
• Vision - Must be able to read meters
• Other- Must be able to grasp and push buttons on hand-held device
Years of Experience
0 years of experience
•Because the job requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history over a period of several years.
•Must have and maintain in good operating condition, a motor vehicle for use in performing assigned duties.
•Must have prior experience working outdoors.
•Must have communication skills, poise, and tact, in order to handle routine customer contacts in a pleasant and courteous manner.
•Must be neat and accurate in work.
•Must have a high school diploma or GED.
•Must satisfactorily pass the Meter Reader Test.
•Minimum of 6 months experience working outdoors within the last 3 years
•Experience with reading meters.
•Experience working in a position in which you are aware of your surroundings and/or personal safety.
•Ability to use good judgment in making on-the-job decisions and experience in having positive interaction with customers.
•Ability to read maps
Licenses or Certifications
Training and Courses
Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.
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