A meter technician sets up new power meters for homes and business and drives around to read utility meters. In addition they may have to knock on doors to collect on delinquent accounts.
A high school diploma is necessary to obtain this position. Completing a two-year college program in an electronics-related area may make an applicant more valuable.
This position is in decline. Growth rate: -12 percent (Decline)
Meter technicians work for power companies. Be ready to spend most of your day working outside!