Alliant Energy Temporary Meter Reader (R) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID 3228BR

Posting Title Temporary Meter Reader (R)

Recruiting Location(s) Cedar Rapids, IA

Position Type Regular

Schedule Type Full-Time

Posting Details Looking to power up your career? If the answer is yes, we invite you to explore Alliant Energy. Are you looking for a position where you can work outside in the sunshine (along with every other type of weather)? This may be just the position you've been looking for. Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for a Temporary Meter Reader in Cedar Rapids, IA. In this postion you will read and record meter readings from all residential, commercial, industrial and rural meters using a porta-processor.How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online and upload your resume at

Job Responsibilities Arranges appointments or self-reads for inside meters.Report and replace broken or missing meter seals.Report damage to meters and signs of tampering.Maintain good public relations with customers.Verify customer meter numbers and names.Explain company policies and report complaints and questions.Observe all metering and service installations; report irregular or hazardous conditions.Visually check for inoperative clocks or potential indicating devices.Upload and download porta-processors for information transfer.Complete final read requests for customers and conduct postings.Read load research meters using hand held devices such with a probe (no lap tops).May change cartridges in residential/commercial meters.Check and record meter readings sent in by customers and estimate use when readings are not available.Participates in safety meetings.May read meters inside substations or near energized facilities (when properly trained).Performs other duties which are similar, related, or incidental to this position.Report to work fit for duty and free from the affects of drugs and alcohol.Accurately read and record meter readings, includes resetting demand meters and changing charts, tapes or cartridges.

Job Qualifications This is a temporary position with an expected duration of 12 months to two years Ability to work in various outdoor weather conditions (i.e. summer heat, winter blizzards, rain, etc.)Ability to walk and stand for long periods of timeAbility to accurately read and record approximately 500 meters a dayMust possess and maintain a valid driver’s licenseHours are 7:00am to 3:30pm M-F with the ability to work beyond these hours as neededPositions come down at 11:00 p.m. on deadline dateDisclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Removal Date 07/31/2017