What We Do-Our Purpose
Southern Cross partners with natural gas, electric, water, and oil utilities to ensure our mutual success. We have been in business for seven decades as an industry leader, innovator, and effective partner in utility field services. We have locations across North America and partner with our customers and employees to protect lives, property and client infrastructure by delivering high quality services.
Who We Are-Our Company Culture
We are a company who differentiates ourselves from the competition because of the high quality of our people, our work, and our processes. By fostering a culture of quality, innovation, and teamwork we work together to find better ways of getting things done. If you share these values and are looking to start or build a solid career, here’s one word of advice-apply!
We are looking for career-minded individuals who:
- Have an appreciation for safety & produce quality work
- Are motivated to be trained & learn new skills
- Enjoy the outdoors (as this is where you'd spend most of your time)
- Appreciate working independently
- Desire to start OR advance a career in utility field services
***No Experience Necessary | Paid Training | Part-Time Meter Reader | Iron River, MI***
Position: Field Service Technician | Meter Reader
Location: Iron River, MI & Surrounding Areas
Pay Rate: $15.00 per/hour
Work Schedule: This is a Part-Time position; Monday-Friday; 6-8 hours daily/25-30 hours per/week; hours daily and weekly may vary
Requirements: Valid Driver’s License, Background Check and Drug Screen
Benefits: Paid Training, Company Vehicle and Working Outdoors
What you will do:
Individuals will be responsible for using a data driven approach, gathering data from residential and commercial gas meters for our customers. Meter reads are collected by driving by customer locations. The “reads” are downloaded into the data driven computer system mounted in the vehicle. Daily “reads” will be uploaded to the utility’s server for metering and billing processes. This position is primarily a driving position however, employees may be required to get out of the vehicle to provide a "visual read”. This would require walking to the meter, providing a visual read and uploading to a handheld device. Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Valid Driver's License; pass a Background Check and Drug Screening; ability to carry a minimum of 20 lbs.; comfortable working in an outdoor environment; comfortable using computers/technology; possess excellent customer service/communication skills
Work Conditions & Physical Requirements:
Work is performed outdoors, and the individual in this position is subject to variable weather conditions that include inclement weather ie: rain, extreme heat and humidity, ice and snow; prolonged driving, standing, walking, bending, and kneeling are often necessary in this position
Employment is contingent upon passing background and drug screenings.
Our industry requires all candidates to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a 7 year background check.
To learn more about us, please visit our careers website at: www.southerncrosshire.com.
Southern Cross Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.