Meter Crew Leader


Organization : City of Celina
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : TX
City : Celina
Salary and Benefits : $25.73 per hour



The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) duties include but are not limited to the following


Demonstrates competence related to the understanding and application of City of Celina Core Values.

  • May fill in for ULM Supervisor when directed.
  • Leads and participates in the technical construction, installation, repair and maintenance of the city's water meter infrastructure and system.
  • Ensures the proper instruction and training of team members by providing on-the-job training.
  • Assist Supervisors in the management of all aspects of meter inventory control processes.
  • Completes daily reports on all field activities, dispatched calls, work orders, service requests, and provides information for cost analysis reports utilizing Cityworks™ / MYGOVcomputer work order system.
  • Inspects vehicles, equipment and tools to ensure they are cleaned, always maintained fueled and ready for use.
  • Inspects vehicles, equipment and tools to ensure they are cleaned, always maintained fueled and ready for use.
  • Maintains safety regulations including wearing appropriate clothing and using proper equipment and tools.
  • Cleans work sites and restores landscaping to original condition upon completion of work projects.
  • Assist with water division needs to meet objectives as needed.
  • Handle extensive face to face communication with internal and external customers in a professional manner, all while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Conducts tailgate safety meetings.


  • Must demonstrate safety consciousness for self and others while driving and working.
  • Required to work on-call, evenings or weekends
  • Travels to attend meetings and training
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Demonstrate a willingness to perform duties in a team environment.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Involves semi-routine standardized work with some latitude for independent judgment concerning choices of action.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours
  • Assist other departments throughout the city as well as other internal departments in Public Works.
  • Proficient with working as an individual or as a team member
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.
  • Willingness to cross train as needed for meeting departmental objectives.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of general maintenance and repair techniques for common tools and equipment used in general meter installation and maintenance work; and procedures.

  • Intermediate ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
  • Skill in planning and coordinating work site activities
  • Ability to reads and understand reference books and complicated system manuals.
  • Proficiency in water utility billing software and procedures.
  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Must have effective communication and record keeping skills.
  • Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of power and hand tools.
  • Knowledge of supervisory methods and practices
  • Knowledge / Ability to follow City policies and procedures.
  • Skill in following oral and written communications and directions.
  • Skill in planning and organizing materials and supplies necessary to complete work orders or daily assignments
  • Skill in operating assigned equipment, tools and vehicles
  • Skill in resolving customer complaints and concern
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished by leadership team in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to maintain and repair water meters and perform a variety of technical duties
  • Self-motivated and Positive Attitude.
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines.


High school diploma or GED

  • Three (3) years water meter experience or relevant experience.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check and MVR check
  • Texas Class C Driver License
  • Must Possess a TCEQ Class C water license or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire date.

Any work-related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.


Previous experience with Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) / Sensus Flexnet

  • Bi-Lingual preferred


Work is performed in an outdoor environment as well as office.

  • May be subject to repetitive motion and heavy manual labor such as digging, repairing water meters, transporting, delivering and picking up debris, or other required equipment.
  • Daily physical labor that includes extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, reaching, kneeling, entering enclosed spaces, lifting heavy equipment, operating other equipment and other similar physically exerting activities on a daily basis.
  • May be exposed to moving traffic, underground, outdoors, in confined spaces, in trenches, on level, slippery, sloping, unstable, and muddy terrain, and under constantly noisy conditions; and work in adverse environmental conditions to include inclement weather such as rain, sleet, snow, heat, sun exposure, and hazardous conditions such as mechanical, fume odor, dust/mist, chemical; and exposure to insects, noxious plants, snakes, water borne pathogens, body fluids, and infectious diseases.


  • Equipment utilized includes personal computer, (Microsoft Office), copier, calculator, fax machine, and telephone and City vehicles.
  • Other equipment utilized includes sledge hammer, shovel, hand/power tools and equipment specific to area of assignment, ladders, testing equipment, generators, water pumps, and other industry related tools and equipment.


  • Must pass all relevant pre-employment screening/tests/examinations.

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