Consumers Energy - Royal Oak, MI (30+ days ago)4.0

The meter reading department is responsible for reading our customer’s natural gas and electric meters in a safe, accurate and efficient manner. To be considered for this position, you are required to attend a validated assessment to measure basic knowledge, skills and abilities related to Meter Reading.

**Please look for an email inviting you to the assessment*.

Job Description/Responsibilities

This posting is for the Metro Area, specifically for the read territory of Royal Oak, Livonia, and Howell headquarters and is for Long Term Temporary Meter Readers.
The current starting pay is $ 23.93 per hour.
Applicants must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record, be able to work outside in all types of weather, possess and demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work with customers.
This position requires driving your personal vehicle with mileage reimbursement. You must provide proof of insurance for your vehicle and the coverage must meet or exceed the State minimum.
This position requires 8-10 miles of walking and 60-80 miles of driving per day.
Selected candidate must successfully complete an accuracy test after the first week of training to retain employment.


A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

Essential Functions:
Perform other similar or related work. The omission of additional general duties does not prevent the assignment of future additional job tasks if such tasks support the needs of the business and are reasonable for this position.

Hours and Travel:
Candidates may be required to work nights, weekends, holidays, or as the business needs necessitate. This may be related to storms and other business related emergencies.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and move up to twenty five pounds and occasionally lift and move up to seventy five pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level on the field site is often loud.

Position will be filled at the appropriate salary grade based upon the skills, knowledge, and experience of the selected candidate.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.