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Water Meter Reader & Repair Shopman

Water Meter Reader & Repair Shopman


Personnel Division

Water Meter Reader & Shop Repair Person

Employment Advertisement

The City of Woonsocket is conducting a search for a Meter Reader/Shop Repair Person.  Under the direction of the Water Division Superintendent, the Meter Reader and Repair Person reads and installs, tests and repairs water meters, records all water readings, installs water taps and tests and repairs fire hydrants.  The person in this position also does welding and pipefitting repair work as needed.  A high school diploma, or equivalent certification is required.  Two (2) years of experience working in construction and mechanical repair is also required.  Must possess a Class 1 Distribution Operator License within one (1) year of employment.  Must be customer service oriented.

Application deadline:   Friday, December 10, 2021

Union:   Local 670

Weekly Rate:   $695.18 to $750.11 per week    [M37B]

Hours of Work:   40-Hours

Examination Date:   To Be Determined

To Apply:  We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package.  For more information on this position including a full position description and application, please visit the “Employment” section on the City of Woonsocket website  Please forward your completed job application and resume to Nikki Aphonphanh, Personnel Division, City of Woonsocket, 169 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895; you may send your employment information electronically to

About Woonsocket:  Located in Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley, the City of Woonsocket is a vibrant, urban community and is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate where City officials and the business community work together to build a strong economy.  Woonsocket is centrally located in the Boston/Worcester/Providence triangle, and home to CVS Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : General

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