Meter Reader (outdoor / independent / full-time)
G-Tel Engineering
Thunder Bay, ON
Outdoor inspection of residential meters in Thunder Bay area
$16.50-$17.00/hr + paid overtime, car allowance, annual performance bonus & great benefits
Full-time, permanent day shift position from Monday-Friday (7am-4pm)
Must have valid G class driver’s license, own vehicle, and clean driver’s record
G-Tel Engineering is hiring and training new Meter Readers to inspect residential home electrical meters across Ontario. This position is a great fit for people who like walking outdoors and working independently. It’s also a terrific stepping stone into a rapidly growing and lucrative industry that are full of opportunities for advancement and increasing compensation.

As our new Meter Reader, you’ll collect and report on electrical meter data available on residential homes.Your tasks will include:

Driving to residential homes following a daily scheduled route
Reading electrical meters on houses and logging the information
Reporting if a meter cannot be read, ensuring all data is properly tracked
Communicating with supervisory team regarding any potential hazards

Working with us:
G-Tel Engineering is part of the OEC Utility Services Group, which includes multiple growing companies providing electrical distribution infrastructure, energy and power generation services. We’re committed to the health and safety of our employees and offer unparalleled quality of workmanship, plant protection and damage prevention.

You’ll enjoy:
Full-time, permanent work from Monday-Friday day shifts (7am-4pm) with opportunities for overtime
Paid training and ongoing health and safety training
Opportunities for growth and internal promotion
Car allowance / vehicle reimbursement
Hourly rate of $16.50-17.00 plus an annual performance bonus
Excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental coverage, long-term disability, defined contribution pension plan, RRSP matching program, and paid vacation time

Qualifications:
Valid G class Ontario driver’s license, your own vehicle, and a clean drivers abstract
Ability to pass a criminal background record check
Fluent ability to read, write, and speak English
At least one year of work experience in any general labour, warehouse, manufacturing, construction, or similar position would be an asset
Comfortable working outside and physically able to be on your feet walking for the duration of your shift
If you have a positive attitude, are reliable, and you’re excited to join our team, we can’t wait to meet you!

Who should apply:
This is a great career opportunity for people who are ready to move on from their work in general labour, warehouse, shipping/receiving, or stock inventory. If you’ve enjoyed working outside as a landscaper, surveyor, construction, delivery driver, or other outdoor position that involves walking and physical activity then you are well suited for this role and we want to hear from you!

How to Apply:
Our online application gives you the option to apply as more than just a resume. We strive to build diverse teams that reflect the community, and encourage applications from underrepresented groups. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us using the “Help” button.

We will review applications and look forward to hearing from you.