How Meter Readers, Utilities stay on track

Track time and projects for clients with Monitask
Meter Readers, Utilities hourly rate: $20,16

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What is the job of the Meter Readers, Utilities

Read meter and record consumption of electricity, gas, water, or steam.

Key tasks of the Meter Readers, Utilities

  • Read electric, gas, water, or steam consumption meters and enter data in route books or hand-held computers.

  • Upload into office computers all information collected on hand-held computers during meter rounds, or return route books or hand-held computers to business offices so that data can be compiled.
  • Walk or drive vehicles along established routes to take readings of meter dials.
  • Inspect meters for unauthorized connections, defects, and damage, such as broken seals.
  • Verify readings in cases where consumption appears to be abnormal, and record possible reasons for fluctuations.
  • Report to service departments any problems, such as meter irregularities, damaged equipment, or impediments to meter access, including dogs.
  • Leave messages to arrange different times to read meters in cases in which meters are not accessible.
  • Connect and disconnect utility services at specific locations.
  • Answer customers’ questions about services and charges, or direct them to customer service centers.
  • Update client address and meter location information.
  • Perform preventative maintenance or minor repairs on meters.

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What other tasks a Meter Readers, Utilities may have

  • Report lost or broken keys.

  • Collect past-due bills.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Meter Readers, Utilities

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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