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Xcel Energy Temporary Meter Reader - Grand Junction, CO Job in Grand Junction, Colorado

Location(s): CO - Grand Junction

Are you fit and ready to work hard at a challenging but rewarding job that doesn’t require you to sit behind a desk all day? Do you want to build a long-term career in a stable industry at a company that’s committed to treating you with respect, training you well and ensuring your safety? A field or skilled labor job at Xcel Energy could be the opportunity you’re looking for.

*NOTE: This position requires an assessment prior to interview consideration. We ask you to please carefully read the instructions below

We are looking for a Temporary Meter Reader 1st 6 Months to join the Xcel Energy team in Grand Junction, Colorado.

This is a Temporary position that could lead to permanent employment.


Reads residential and commercial gas and electric meters, enters information into hand held computer system; reports irregularities, ability to communicate with customers;reports hazardous conditions to appropriate department, requires approximately 10-12 miles of fast paced walking per day and entering customer premises. Does require dealing with various terrains and animals. Job does require exposure to inclimate weather,flexibility and teamwork. Individual must be safety conscious.

Company Vehicle provided for Meter Reading requirements.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to walk 10-12 miles per day

  • Previous customer service experience.

  • High level of accuracy and ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Requires a valid driver's license

  • Knowledge of handheld computers helpful.

Steps in Xcel Energy’s hiring process

  1. All qualified candidates will be sent an online assessment via e-mail. Applicants must successfully pass in order to be further considered.

  2. Candidates who successfully pass the assessment will be contacted to come in for an information session and interview.

  3. After attending our information session/interview, our Team Leaders will collaborate to decide which candidates are best qualified and offers will be made.

  4. Candidates who accept the employment offer will be required to pass Xcel Energy’s background check and drug test. This process can take up to two weeks before clearance is issued.

  5. After successful passing of the background check and drug test, candidates are ready to start the training class.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: CO - Grand Junction || CO - Grand Junction || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 66440:Mtr Rdg (Grand Jct)-PSC || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $25.05 per hour

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Requisition Number: 31983

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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