Utility Services Technician

This position requires the employee to reside within the service area of BTES.

Education: Associates of Applied Science in Electrical Technology required.

Experience: Specific experience not required, though prior experience in customer contact and/or serving customers is preferred.

Abilities & Skills: Physically able to work outside in all types of weather including extreme temperatures, ability to climb, and do heavy manual work.

Other: No abnormal fear of dogs. Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Must be willing to work overtime as required and be on call.


  • To read residential and commercial meters and to record the readings; to observe and report unusual or abnormal conditions related to customer meters and/or electricity usage including suspected meter tampering.
  • To perform meter turn-ons, turn-offs, and collections.
  • To install, remove, and maintain equipment necessary for the Load Management Program.
  • To install, maintain, and troubleshoot the fiber optic system.
  • Ability to walk, stand, stoop, and/or sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment
  • Push, pull, or lift equipment or supplies
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull up to 45lbs. repeatedly throughout the shift
  • Ability to be exposed to air contaminants, confined workspaces, dirt, and animals
  • Ability to accurately read, record, and document meter readings from distances of 3 to 10 feet respectively.
  • Ability to deal with unfriendly pets and read meters at expected standard rate.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately; learn operation of hand-held computers, tablets, meter routes, meter operation, and drive truck to assigned
  • areas as needed.
  • Ability to bend, twist, squat, climb, and kneel to perform job duties.
  • Requires manual dexterity in use of meter reading devices and in making basic diagrams.
  • Requires working alone or in close proximity with other employees.
  • Ability to maneuver in and out of a vehicle repeatedly.
  • Ability to be at work as scheduled and as needed and participate on call as assigned.


To apply, you may fill out this application and email it to applicants@btes.net or apply online. BTES is always accepting applications and will keep these on file for at least 12 months for review in the case a position at BTES becomes available.

BTES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.


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