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Meter Reader and Installation Supervisor

Company: Veolia
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them. In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste.Job Description

If you're mechanically inclined, and looking for an advancement opportunity into a supervisor role - this is it! We're looking for someone with the communication skills needed to oversee 10 employees and interact with customers when necessary. You'll also perform quality control over the work being performed in the field by our technicians, and ensuring that all standards are met.80-84k starting based upon experience, certification, and leadership skills.Summary:The Supervisor of the meter department is responsible for overseeing the daily field and shop activities related to installing, replacing, repairing, reading and testing of meters and all associated devices for the Jersey City Project. Additional responsibilities include managing all aspects of meter inventory control processes, including recycling of same as required. Ensure 100 % compliance with the Suez contract with the JCMUA.Nature & Scope-Principal Areas of Responsibilities:Meter Field

  • Responsible for scheduling and overseeing the daily field and shop assignments of the Meter Department.
  • Responsible for coordinating and prioritizing field investigations for all exceptions including zero consumption/stopped meters for all meters sizes, meter change out programs and ensuring annual targets are met as required by our Clients.
  • Responsible for performing weekly quality assurance/control investigations of work performed by all Suez FSRs and CSFRs to ensure work is performed in line with department, JCMUA rules and regulations and Suez safety standards.
  • Responsible for all aspects of meter inventory as well as meter replacement parts and associated reading devices as required by change out program.
  • The Supervisor, is responsible for preparing assignment rosters, reviewing time sheets, responding to inquiries, making inspections of various field projects, processing job sheets, and making meeting with customers, plumbers and contractors as needed.
  • Conducts quality assurance inspections on completed work as and when required to ensure that services to customers are in line with Suez Environmental standards of service
  • Reconciliation of all scheduled and unscheduled work daily (planned work vs. completed).Meter Reading
    • The Supervisor is responsible for scheduling and overseeing the daily field and shop assignments of the Meter Department. Establish and adhere to agreed upon meter reading / billing schedules.
    • Investigate meter reading exceptions (no reads, High/Lows, consecutive estimates, zero consumption). Determine best course of action to resolve. Assign accordingly to appropriate office / field staff.
    • Offer assistance, advice, and supervision as necessary to meet all service and production requirements
    • Serve as liaison between Suez and current vendors with regard to buying, repairing, and training on all meter reading equipment and associated meter reading system software.Meter General
      • Responsible for ensuring safety compliance with all company and OSHA safety standards including the scheduling and tracking of all required training in conjunction with the Suez Safety Dept. This also includes following the safety guidelines for on the job related injuries.
      • Supervisor must ensure that all INCOME (CODIS) controls are monitored and reported on in line with established and approved processes.
      • Be an active participant in the process of reducing Non-Revenue Water where and whenever possible.
      • The Supervisor may be requested to cover Distribution Standby and/or become a part of the standby rotation as directed by the Manager of the Suez Meter Service
      • The Supervisor shall ensure that the department follows all guidelines set forth by the JCMUA rules and regulations.Essential Functions:
        • Physical: Walking on uneven terrain; climbing hills and stairs; moderate lifting up to 50 pounds; sit, stand and walk for long periods at a time. Ability to enter confined spaces.
        • Sensory: Must be able to speak, see clearly and hear. Must be able to smell gases.
        • Mental: Must be able to read and write. Ability to learn new water industry technology and teach. Must be able to understand Municipal requirements.Qualifications

          Core Requirements:· Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience· 5- years experience of field and supervisory related experience.Special Skills/Abilities Needed:· Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills· Ability to prepare written technical reports and interact effectively and diplomatically with management and/or bargaining unit employees as well as the JCMUA, consultants, city officials, customers and the general public.· Proficiency with MS Office· Working knowledge of all software applications relating to meter reading as well as handheld and mobile units.#SVNA

          Additional Information

          All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Veolia, Jersey City , Meter Reader and Installation Supervisor, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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