Meter Reader

Company Name: Elmhurst Mutual Power & Light Company
Phone Number: (253) 531-4646
City: Tacoma
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98444-4808
Job Title: Meter Reader
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Metermen
Posting Start Date: March 22, 2017
Salary: Union Scale
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

This union position is responsible for utility work in the reading and operation of utility meters as well as disconnecting and reconnecting meters.

Experience Required:

Education and Experience:

(A) Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent.

(B) Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(A) Working knowledge of data entry; working knowledge of basic arithmetic.

(B) Skill in operating listed tools and equipment.

(C) Ability to perform and record arithmetic computations accurately and quickly.

(D) Ability to accurately read and record data from various type of meter dials.

(E) Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

(F) Ability to work in inclement weather.

(G) Ability to establish successful working relationships.

(H) Ability to work with angry or difficult customers.


Valid Washington State driver’s license, a current flagging card or ability to obtain one, and first aid certification.

How to Apply:

For an application package and full job description, email administrative assistant Diane Young at or contact her by phone at 253-531-4646.

The return address for completed applications is 120 132nd Street South, Tacoma, WA, 98444-4808. Applications will be accepted through April 7, 2017.


Posting End Date: April 7, 2017