Meter Services Person #20-55562

$35.88 hourly
  • SDG&E
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jul 31, 2020
Full time Construction Skilled Labor

Job Description

Job Description

About San Diego Gas & Electric

At SDG&E, we are committed to the community we call home, delivering clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people we serve in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Our commitment means we are creating a sustainable future by providing almost 45 percent of its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure safe and reliable operation of the region's infrastructure for generations to come.

Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America's best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry's most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region's largest employers, we're always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best.

About the Position

General duties include:

  • Turns on and shuts off gas and electric meters.
  • Changes out electric meters under the following conditions: obsolete meters, damaged meters (non-hazardous situations only) and residential meters.
  • Changes gas meters gas regulators, and high-pressure service valves.
  • Performs operational safety checks on gas appliances, minor adjustments to gas appliances, limited parts replacement, and restorations of service. Issues follow-up orders for appliances requiring calibration or disassembly.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Scheduling and shift information:

Candidates should be aware that this position, as is the case in most positions within the Company, requires successful bidders to work overtime, which includes extended days, call-outs for emergency work, weekend work and holiday work.



Strongly preferred qualifications:

  • Professional experience in one or more of these types of jobs: heating/air conditioning, appliance repair, plumbing, pipe fitting, and/or construction.

Required qualifications:

  • Must have good safety habits
  • Must have demonstrated ability to absorb formal training and schooling
  • Must have a good attendance record
  • Must have good customer service skills
  • Must have a valid California Driver's License
  • Must have an acceptable driving record

Schedule requirements:

  • This position requires shift work and may also include work on Saturday, Sunday, holidays or nights.
  • Previously scheduled vacations may have to be altered according to operating needs.

Testing requirement:

The passing of the RED battery test is required for this position. Candidates selected for the test will be invited via email. Study guides can be found at

Wage Schedule:

  • 1st Year $35.88 per hour
  • 2nd Year $38.45 per hour
  • Thereafter $41.43 per hour

Drug testing:

The U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the California Public Utilities Commission has adopted regulations governing the control of drug use by persons in certain job classifications. This job is covered by that regulation (49 CFR 199) and candidates who are not already in a covered job classification will be tested for the presence of prohibited drugs and must meet DOT standards before appointment to the job. Candidates who do not successfully pass the drug test will be required to enter drug rehabilitation program as a condition of returning to their present job. Once in the job, successful bidders will be subject to random drug testing. California State law has requested public utilities to investigate the criminal background of employees who have access to customers' homes. Accordingly, for protection of customers' properties and homes, fingerprinting and background investigations will be conducted on candidates for these positions before appointment.

Area of Interest
Field/Plant Operations
Posting End Date
Aug 12, 2020
Jason Bailey



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