American Water Meter Reader MI in Calumet, Michigan

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit

Primary Role

Meter Reader reads customer meters for the Company. Individual must walk long distances in all kinds of weather, use meter reading equipment, interface with customers and upload and download meter readings from the meter reading equipment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ability to read, install, service and diagnose meters.

  • Ability to remove or change plumbing and flush service lines.

  • Walk long distances. Explain meter functions to clients. Understand and use handheld meter reading equipment. Understanding of the company's billing system. Understanding uploading and downloading meter reads from hand held device.

  • Remove snow and clear access to the meter as required. Understand the safety rules and practices of the Company.

  • Can be asked to work as a Laborer on crew. Can be asked to perform duties of a Pump Operator.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Functional / Technical Skills

Learning on the Fly

Organizational Agility

Problem Solving

Time Management

Experience / Education

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • 0 - 2 years mechanical ability.

  • Join American Water. We care about water. It's what we do.*®

  • American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants* based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.