Water Meter Technician - Water Works


Water Meter Technician - Water Works - Enterprise (Open Positions: 1)

Department: Water Works
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Hour Per Week: 40
Rate of Pay: Starting at $18.49 - plus comprehensive benefits package
Status: Open until filled
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 Job Description

Grade 14

General Statement of Duties

Installs and repairs water meters, and test backflow prevention devices in homes and businesses; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Installs meters and meter reading receptacles in residential, commercial and industrial buildings and meter pits;
  • Tests and repairs industrial, commercial and residential water meters;
  • Performs preventative maintenance on meters;
  • Inspects and tests backflow prevention device installations for compliance with established rules and regulations;
  • Collects monies for delinquent accounts and terminates service as required;
  • Investigates complaints and resolves situations involving malfunctions of water meters, backflow preventers and water quality problems;
  • Assumes the responsibilities of the Water Emergency Technician while on call;
  • Inspects water meters and backflow prevention device installations for compliance with established rules and regulations;
  •  Performs minor plumbing duties including installation of small valves and soldering of copper tubing;
  • Completes thorough and accurate reports on all repair processes;
  • Performs other duties crucial to Water Department operations, including facility maintenance and snow removal around hydrants;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or possession of a GED; and
  • Some experience in related mechanical repair; or
  • Some Water Main Construction experience;
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Valid New Hampshire Driver's License;
  • On Call Status;
  • NH Certified Backflow Prevention Device Inspector/ Tester (Must obtain certificate within twelve months of employment).
City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, November 25, 2022
Starting at $18.49 - plus comprehensive benefits package