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Meter Reader Job

Location(s): TX - Amarillo


Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn’t require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that’s committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you’re looking for.



We have an opening for a Meter Reader to join our team in Amarillo, TX. The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and previous on-the-job meter reading experience.


Position Summary

  • Responsible for accurate and timely manual meter readings of electric meters; record index into computerized handheld systems; report hazardous conditions, meter tampering and meter conditions, timely completion of assignments; assist in ensuring data integrity and customer satisfaction. Adheres to safety policies and practices and attends safety meetings.
  • Essential Responsibilities
  • Reads and records electric meter indexes into computerized handheld systems.
  • Identifies and reports meter irregularities. Reports any safety hazards discovered at the customer's premises. Adheres to department safety policies and practices in support of Xcel Energy's commitment to safety.
  • Maintain current meter location records and maps. Provide documentation to enhance route efficiencies.
  • Responsible for the protection and maintenance of all assigned company equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Must be able to walk and / or drive for extended periods of time through various terrains and withstand all types of weather conditions.
  • Applicant should have a good working knowledge of the geographic area (Amarillo, TX), especially with the understanding of rural and oilfield locations.
  • The applicant must be able to work a flexible work schedule with minimum supervision, be customer focused, and have good team work and communication skills.



  • Meter Reading experience preferred.





As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Operations || 16475:Mtr Rdg Amarillo TX SPS || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 7062

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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