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The Portland Water Bureau currently employs approximately 650 people. Employees work in a variety of work groups, both in the field and the office. All new employees attend a New Employee Orientation session within six months of employment. All current job postings with the City of Portland are posted online, and updated weekly. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
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Water Meter Technician I
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 03/09/15 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Salary: $22.56 - $24.25 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Water Bureau Lab, 2010 N Interstate Ave, Oregon
Position Description: This is a skilled position, involving inspecting, installing, repairing, cleaning and testing small water meters. Duties include: installing and repairing water meters and including performing percentage calculations as needed; using a variety of hand and power tools; keeping a meter truck supplied with parts for many different types of meters; keeping safety equipment, instruments, tools and equipment in safe operating condition; driving the meter truck to the work site, analyzing sites for hazardous conditions; setting up the site with required traffic control equipment. Water Meter Technicians I may also repair and replace defective meter parts with new parts to meet tolerance specifications and reassemble repaired meters. THIS RECRUITMENT WILL CLOSE WHEN 75 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED OR NO LATER THAN 4:30PM, MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2014.
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