Meter Reader/Technician (Caldwell COunty)

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Department: Field
Supervisor: Field Operations Manager
Minimum Staring Pay: $18.00/hr. based on license and experience
Date: March 2024

Job Responsibilities: The meter reader is responsible for manually reading ALL water meters for the
Caldwell County Water District. Performs the maintenance to the meter pit and appurtenances. The
individual is authorized to drive a water district vehicle and be responsible for the regular inspection
and notifying the supervisor of any maintenance or repairs needed for this vehicle.
General Duties and Responsibilities: Duties consist of meter reading, changing water meters,
working utility cut-off day, speaking with customers about problems found or as approached,
assisting the field crew as needed to include: leak detection, water leaks, GIS mapping, flushing,
valve exercising, line locates and other duties as assigned. Flexibility to work overtime and
weekends. This position will also include working as the on-call person as part of the rotation with
other employees. Also, any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and / or the
Desirable Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills: A meter reader should demonstrate significant
knowledge of all phases of the district’s operation. This individual should demonstrate the ability to
interact with customers, should have the ability to walk long distances daily, the understanding of
water systems/leaks and the ability to inform the supervisor of suspected leaks.
Desirable Education/Qualification: Desirable education and/or qualifications include: high school
diploma/ GED. A valid driver's license. Ability to work independently with varying amounts of
supervision. Must pass drug test and background check.
Physical Demand: General labor, use required tools for the job, must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.,
20/20 vision or correctable to 20/20, ability to walk long distances, sit, kneel, stand multiple times
in a day's time, work in any and all-weather conditions and a variety of terrains.
Work Environment: Mostly outdoor work, in whatever the weather environment is.

Interested applicants can get an application by coming by the Caldwell County Water District office
at 118 W. Market St. Princeton, Ky 42445. Or by calling/emailing the Superintendent; Cody Kirby at
(270) 963-3871 or emailing