Water Metering Technician

Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, non-exempt position to coordinate the test and repair of water meters.

Essential responsibilities include test and repair water meters; maintain meter test and maintenance records; maintain meter and meter parts inventory; perform field tests on larger water meters; test and maintain backflow prevention devices; monitor large meter consumptions; perform general machine work as needed; change water meters; miscellaneous repair of distribution equipment; and other work as assigned.

Essential functions of the job include regular attendance at work; acknowledge and adhere to all CPWS policies; perform duties safely without endangering self, others, and the public; subject to emergency callout; abide by residency requirement as determined by the Board (CPWS personnel subject to stand-by or after-hours call-out must reside with a CPWS service territory or Maury County); maintain valid Tennessee driver’slicense; ability to lift 100 pounds for at least 1 hour per day; ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing 10 pounds for 8 hours a day; ability to walk; ability to and stand 8 hours per day; and the ability to sit at a desk for 8 hours a day.

To do this job, you must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a good mechanical background, demonstrated ability to manage all facets of water meter shop operations and inventory, and computer skills.

Resumes may be submitted by visiting the CPWS’ Indeed.com Career Page on-line at https://www.indeedjobs.com/columbia-power–water-systems. Applications are available at 201 Pickens Lane beginning Monday, August 12, 2019, or by visiting our website at cpws.com. If not submitting a resume on-line through CPWS’ Career Page on Indeed.com, CPWS will only consider fully completed, original applications that are either hand delivered to the 201 Pickens Lane address or mailed to Columbia Power and Water Systems, ATTN: Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 379, Columbia, TN 38402-0379. On-line resumes and/or completed applications will be accepted until Monday, August 26, 2019 (must be postmarked by August 26, 2019). Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications will be discussed only at interview. Excellent benefit package. Drug-Free Workplace. Drug testing is a condition of employment with CPWS. EOE.

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