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Material Handler - AVANGRID

Company: Utilities Service, LLC
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Material Handler

As a material handler, you'll provide support for all warehouse functions including, but not limited to outgoing and incoming meters, material distribution, meter preparation, and testing, receiving, and directing visitors, completion of essential paperwork, and distribution of information to appropriate departments.

**Job Type** : Full-Time +, Non-Exempt

**Pay** : Competitive, Hourly


+ Health Insurance (Medical/Dental/Vision) from day one

+ Company Sponsored Retirement Plan after one year of service

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Life, long-term/short-term disability insurance

+ Vacation Time after one year of service

+ Paid Holidays after 90 days

**If you are interested in starting a career in the Electric, Gas, and Water Utility industry, Grid One Solutions is the right place for you!**

With headquarters in Media, Pennsylvania, Grid One has deployment facilities across the United States and parts of Canada. Grid One is part of UtiliCon Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asplundh, a major supplier of outsourced field services to utilities and municipalities. Asplundh is a privately-held company, founded in 1928, which currently employs over 33,000 people in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

+ Assign meters/materials to installation techs for daily work

+ Complete data entry for incoming and outgoing meters, and research and respond to all meter/AMI-related inquiries.

+ Perform other tasks as required by the Material Manager and Project Management.

+ Embrace and enforce Meter Services Safety Policy and Core Values.

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Must be 18 years of age or older.

+ Ability to read maps and navigate in congested areas.

+ Ability to independently manage own time by prioritizing, planning, and organizing work to complete workload and meet deadlines.

+ Self-motivated, ability to work with little supervision

+ Computer and smartphone literate

+ Good verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to lift 50lbs. throughout the day

+ Ability to pull, lift, push, pick up and place down items throughout the day

+ This is a minimum 40-hour workweek with Saturdays considered inclement weather make-up days.

Education & Experience:

+ High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.

+ 3+ years of driving experience with minimal non-moving violations.

License & Certifications:

+ A valid Driver's License is required.

+ Ability to obtain DOT Med Card within 90 days of employment.

Travel Requirements:

+ Must have reliable transportation to and from the work location.

Physical Requirements:

+ **RARE** : (less than 10%): squatting, depth-perception, color-vision, crawling, pushing, pulling, seeing distance, climbing ladders, balancing, gripping.

+ **OCCASIONAL** : (up to 33%): stooping, kneeling, squatting, body-twisting, sense-of-touch, manual-dexterity, lifting to 10 lbs., lifting to 50 lbs., lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., climbing stairs, carrying, lifting, range-of-motion, reaching

+ **FREQUENT** : (up to 66%): standing, walking, sitting.

+ **CONTINUOUS** : (up to 100%): seeing, reading, hearing-speech-range, speaking clearly.


Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods, be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, be able to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the endurance necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of performing job duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be able to communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend written/verbal job instructions and information, and communicate and handle conflict professionally.

About Us:

Grid One Solutions specializes in AMI deployments for electric, gas, and water utilities. In addition to smart grid implementation services for in-home displays and load control devices, Grid One performs meter readings, customer call center operations, field service work, joint use attachment surveys, storm support services, NESC clearance audits and utility asset inspections, construction and contractor management services, pole maintenance, pole restoration/reinforcement, infrared inspection, utility pole asset management solution, field system integrity surveys, gas meter corrosion mitigation and lead testing, and back-office services including secure data transfer and storage. In February 2012, Utility Meter Services, Inc. merged with Grid One, almost doubling the size of its operations in North America.

**Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.**

**An Equal Opportunity Employer.**


Keywords: Utilities Service, LLC, Rochester , Material Handler - AVANGRID, Professions , Rochester, New York

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