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Full-time/Contract Water Meter Field Technicians

Keystone Utilities Systems (KUS) is hiring Full-time/Contract Water Meter Field Technicians for installation work for a project in your local area. We are a specialized full-service utility contractor headquartered in Luzerne, PA with a focus on AMR/AMI system implementation and management for water meter projects across the US.

In this hands-on field role, you would be responsible for performing a wide variety of duties related to the installation, maintenance, repair, calibration, replacement, testing, and reading of meters as well as backflow testing. Primary duties include interfacing with customers inside their homes and businesses regarding meter-related issues; removal and replacement of defective outside reading devices; testing and calibration of meters: installation and replacement of cellar fittings: testing of backflow. Projects duration can be 2-9 months depending on duration. If you are open to travel, we can assign you to other regional or national projects as well. Training will be provided.

Job Requirements:

  • Plumbing or Water Meter experience is preferred but not required.
  • Valid Driver’s License with 5 or more years of driving experience.
  • Must have your own vehicle.
  • Supply your own tools including channel locks, pipe wrench, shovel, utility bucket, and wire strippers.
  • Basic cell phone or tablet proficiency.
  • A High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent
  • All hires must pass a Criminal Background screening and Motor Vehicle Department Records Check
  • Physical Requirements: Bend and stoops regularly, uses hand tools including shovel, drill, and wrenches. May walk for longer distances and/or drive from meter location to meter location, exiting and entering vehicle often. Locations may be outdoor or indoor that may have exposure to dust, pollen, inclement weather, temperature extremes, and traffic hazards.

Work Schedule:

The work schedule for this position is Monday – Friday 8 am- 4:30 pm 8-hour shifts, a minimum of 40 hrs a week with the option for overtime OT hours weekdays until 6:30 pm and working Saturdays 8 am-4:30 pm for the project duration.

Career Advancement and Benefits:

We are committed to your career development. You may have the opportunity to take on a Project Lead role or eventually a Project Manager role. Our benefits have eligibility requirements and we will provide more detail on them.

KUS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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