Gas Meter Installer

Install residential-type gas meters and regulators in buildings.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Gas Meter Installers do?

Installs residential-type gas meters and regulators in buildings, using handtools: Turns valve to adjust gas burners on appliances, using screwdriver. Inspects appliances to detect gas leaks, using portable testing device, and notifies customer of needed repair. Shuts off gas supply to installed meters, following instructions [CUSTOMER-SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE]. Removes meters from vacated or abandoned buildings. Prepares work orders indicating data, such as meter number, date, and location of installation.


Should I be a Gas Meter Installer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

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    How to become a Gas Meter Installer

    Gas Meter Installers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Gas Meter Installer-related education!
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