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South Jersey Industries Meter Reader III in Union, New Jersey

Position Summary

Basic Function: Read meters through manual data entry and mobile data collection. Perform periodic leak surveys and premise inspections, meter painting, minor leak repairs without service interruption (i.e. tightening a fitting), meter turn-offs, ERT installs, ERT changes and non-payment locks. Report diversions of service and leaks not covered within the scope of this position. Meter Reader III’s may be assigned to the collection function, which involves performing non-payment service terminations both individually or as part of a two person team.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver's license


  • Experience working in the utilities industry

  • 1-2 years field work experience


  • Strong customer service skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Able and willing to work in all weather conditions

  • Ability to work independently


Explore the Possibilities

If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

  • We are committed to developing and implementing innovative projects that increase energy efficiency and save clients money

  • We provide an opportunity to build a successful and rewarding career in a variety of functional business areas

  • We foster individual talents and abilities while promoting the value of teamwork

  • Our culture prepares you for a lifetime of learning and professional development

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 690,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project . For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries , click here. (