Meter Installer-Electric, Columbus, OH

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Aclara-SGS is looking for the right individuals to work on customer’s property changing out electric meters. This requires a self-motivated individual who can work well with little supervision, and who takes pride in their work.  Must be able to work in inclement weather to complete the work.


Typical Work Day:

  • Report to starting location at beginning of shift to receive route information, hand held device, materials, and vehicle.
  • Drive company vehicle to first residence/business on route; use map to locate site if necessary and verify address using hand held device.
  • Drive or walk route to each customer site to locate meter and determine if accessible/poses safety hazards.
  • Verify meter number and inspect the meter for any problems/hazards. Read consumption and any other necessary indexes and accurately enter information into hand held device.
  • Answer customer questions (if applicable).
  • Remove old meter and perform Meter Install (following trained standards of practice), using hand tools and/or power tools.
  • Verify proper operation of the new meter.
  • Accurately enter new meter number and other information into handheld.

What we provide:

  • Training (1-2 weeks)
  • Company vehicle for work day use
  • Gas Card for vehicle
  • Uniform
  • Tools
  • Meters
  • Daily Route


  • Safely and efficiently replace electric meters.
  • Accurately read meters.
  • Receiving and returning meters at beginning and end of shift.
  • Physical ability to work in the environment to include: walking, climbing, and stooping in all types of weather conditions.
  • Customer service/communication.
  • Must be able to do this in an 8 hour day.
  • Must be able to properly complete exchanges after being trained on company processes.
  • Must put safety above all else during the work day.
  • Must be respectful in all interactions and of all property encountered.


  • High school, GED, or equivalent work experience.
  • History of working Safe, efficient & producing quality work.
  • Previous electrical meter installation or meter reading experience a plus.
  • Must pass criminal background.
  • Must be drug-free and pass drug screen.
  • Must have a clean MVR (in the past 3 years)

Affirmative Action and EOE

Aclara is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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