Southern Company Meter Shop Helper in Glen Ellyn, Illinois


Job Description:

  • Sort meters

  • Electronically enter meter information in to spreadsheets

  • Perform environmental wipe testing of meters

  • Manually paint meters

  • Operate automatic painting system

  • Operate forklift

  • Palletize meters

  • Clean meters with power washing equipment and operate floor cleaning equipment



  • A valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3-5 minimum years of related work experience

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.

  • Ability to twist, bend, climb and walk

  • Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack

  • Shoveling

  • Operate hand tools

Paid Training:

Training is classified as “On The Job” training and will take place in our Glen Ellyn, IL facility.

Disclaimer: This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Promotional Opportunities:

We are a union shop, regardless of previous experience or performance; all promotions are seniority based. Employees can bid on available positions and the employee with the most seniority is offered the position. A successful Helper is reliable, prompt, dependable, independent, responsible, persistent, energetic, goal oriented, accurate and able to work with minimal supervision.

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Company Information:

About Nicor Gas

Nicor Gas is one of seven natural gas distribution companies of Southern Company Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company Gas (NYSE: SO). Nicor Gas serves more than 2.1 million customers in a service territory that encompasses most of the northern third of Illinois, excluding the city of Chicago. For more information, visit .


About Southern Company Gas

Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE:SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at .

Job ID: 2016-5299

Company: Nicor Gas

Job Locations: US - IL - Glen Ellyn

Type: Regular Full-Time

Posted Date: 11/14/2016