Electric Meter Installer I Job Description Sample
Meter Installer - Electric
Apex CoVantage, LLC (SGS) is the creator of ProField, the award-winning mobile workforce management technology used for smart metering deployments.
This job will require the individual to work on customer's property changing out Electric Meters. This requires a self-motivated individual who can work well with little supervision, and who takes pride in their work. Must be able to work in inclement weather to complete the work.
Safely and efficiently replace electric meters.
Accurately read meters.
Receiving and returning meters at beginning and end of shift.
Physical ability to work in the environment to include: walking, climbing, and stooping in all types of weather conditions.
Must be able to properly complete exchanges after being trained on company processes.
Must put safety above all else during the work day.
Must be respectful in all interactions and of all property encountered.
High school, GED, or equivalent work experience.
History of working Safe, efficient & producing quality work.
Previous electrical meter installation or meter reading experience a plus.
Must be willing to submit criminal background and drug screening.
Must have a clean MVR (in the past 3 years)
What we provide:
Training (1-2 weeks)
Company vehicle for work day use
Gas Card for vehicle
Customer Meter Service Instructor, Gas & Electric (Associate Instructor/ Senior)
About the Position:
Deliver high quality learning experiences that meet clients' technical, regulatory and safety learning needs through a blended learning approach and support the design and development of learning solutions. At the highest level the role will act as a technical subject matter expert for the US.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Deliver technical training programs to clients through a blended learning approach, such as hands on activities to stimulate real tasks, ensuring that National Grid is effectively providing training in line with external requirements, operational priorities, and best practice.
Support the design and development of cohesive and innovative curriculum and training programs in order to meet client learning requests.
Liaise with the business, acting as a technical training advisor for various departments throughout the company in order to resolve any queries or issues.
Administer testing and conduct physical and technical assessments.
Conduct assessments of training needs associated with the introduction of new equipment, procedures and technology to ensure that National Grid incorporates best practice into learning methods and programs.
Participate as a subject matter expert during the modification and creation of new technical training programs by the Design and Development areas of Learning and Development.
Keep up to date on training developments in order to ensure that innovation and latest learning requirements and ideas are incorporated into National Grids technical training programs.
Define, create and deliver training programs such as preparing lesson plans and developing instructor materials and assessments in order to meet the learning and development needs of the business and ensure all external requirements are met.
Coordinate learning records administration including monitoring course completions, attendance, assessments, and qualifications.
Represent the Learning Academy as the subject matter expert including governance bodies, transformation and best practice committees and other technical committees in order ensure that the Academy is represented and understood in the business.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
A minimum of 5-7 years of Customer Metering Service (CMS) experience with extensive working knowledge of both Gas & Electric Customer Metering Service work practices and procedures.
A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Must be competent in basic personal computer skills
Supervisory experience and/or advanced degree in Education or a related field is a plus.
Good oral and written communication skills including active listening and presentation skills
Must have strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform in a team environment, collaborate with others, manage multiple projects, and meet required deadlines.
Strong knowledge of technical and safety policies / procedures/ standards and regulatory requirements.
Understanding of training and development principles and adult learning theory
Working knowledge of various business related software and technology a plus.
Must possess a valid driver's license with safe driving history.
This position is one of National Grid's career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Advanced Meter Installer
SoCal Gas is seeking qualified applicants for their Advanced Meter (AM) Installer positions located in Santa Barbara.
Starting wages for this position is $21.42 per hour; paid wages begin at the start of a 15-day training course in Pico Rivera, which may be held Monday through Friday, from 4:00 PM to midnight or 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Training is pass or fail. Most shifts start at approximately 6:30 AM, Monday through Friday and may include some scheduled Saturdays.
AM Installers pick up assigned work at district locations and operate a Company vehicle throughout the day. They perform regulator and meter changes using truck-mounted or portable meter change device and basic hand tools.
Other meters require an installation of a Meter Transmission Unit (MTU) module. Installers read meters, operate service valves, take and record pressures, and input data into handheld devices and/or computers of daily work orders. They ensure customers understand and are satisfied with work completed. Installers operate and maintain a wide variety of tools and instruments.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Certain functions of this job require physical strength and endurance needed to effectively and safely perform assigned duties. Frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds with occasional lifting of vault covers and gas meters weighing approximately 50 pounds, as required.
Installs or oversees installation, tests, calibrates and repairs all types of watt-hour and demand meters, including poly-phase meters and current transformers. Keeps inventory stock of meters/parts. Makes voltage check on the system and assists with or makes load surveys. May read demand and substation meters. Also, may make service calls on high bill complaints.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Test, service, maintain and calibrate all meters, instruments and metering equipment and communication devices.
Complete and document all types of electric meter installations, meter removals and meter test results. Perform field testing of metering installations.
Use customer information system and AMR software to gather member information, utilize AMR data, and assist with communication issues between the office and members' meters.
Procure meter readings for billing purposes when needed.
Conduct voltage, load and power factor checks.
Check for proper grounding and install surge protection meter socket adapter.
Install GenerLink generator adaptors when assigned.
Note and report any observed potential violations of national or local electric codes at consumer locations.
Comply, while operating any vehicle assigned to this position, all traffic laws, safety rules and regulations and safe practices.
Complete daily job tickets and material tickets when required.
Operate truck radio as required and according to company and FCC procedures.
Watch for broken and/or defective meters, broken and missing meter seals; notify Customer Service by completion of job ticket of defect.
Watch for illegal connections to service wires which would allow consumers to obtain current without being metered and gather evidence.
Ensure that job locations are left in a neat and safe condition following the completion of work.
Provide excellent customer service out on the job as needed to educate and answer member questions. Positively represent Bartholomew County REMC at all times within the community.
Be available for unscheduled overtime during consumer outages or emergencies as required by the company and serve in a groundman when necessary.
Participate in the Cooperative's safety program including serving on the safety committee.
Keep informed and follow all Cooperative policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned by the Engineering Technician.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and attain the position objective. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or completion of a GED. Two to five years in electric utility distribution operations is preferred.
Must be able to perform all required duties of a qualified Meter Technician. Completion of a meter tech apprenticeship program is required.
Ability to effectively read and follow operations and safety manuals. Must interpret blueprints, work orders, and other electrical specifications.
Must be able to interact with members pleasantly to answer routine electric questions while in the field, and handle emotionally charged outage and emergency situations.
Basic computer skills and the ability to learn and use company specific software such as CIS and AMR.
Ability to understand and carry out written or oral instructions.
Ability to multi-task and work well with others in a fast paced environment
A proficiency in the English language and its proper usage. Knowledge of a second language is a plus for this position.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as patience
Ability to perform first aid and CPR.
Must adhere to Company Safety Rules.
Must be able to drive and maintain a current Indiana driver's license.
Must have or be able to obtain a valid Commercial Driver's License.
Must reside within Bartholomew County REMC service territory.
This position requires that the individual spend most of the day out of the office meeting with members, visiting job sites and travelling in a vehicle. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:
Frequently see, talk, hear, walk, sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle, write, feel and reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, balance, crawl, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Work is mostly outside at member home meter bases in varying weather conditions; and is exposed to the hazards of electrical shock and burns as well as to falls. Position requires travel throughout the service area. Work regularly scheduled Monday-Friday, although weekends and after hours may be required to meet deadlines or address distribution problems.
Location: Columbus, Indiana, 47201, United States
Job ID: 39450454
Posted: February 15, 2018
Position Title:Meter Technician
Company Name:Bartholomew County REMC
Min Education:H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Min Experience:2-3 Years
Salary:$31.76 - $35.16 (Hourly Wage)
Meter Technician III
Under direct guidance provides basic support in the installation, maintenance, and repair of telemeter, wholesale meter systems, under frequency relay systems, and other electronic and electrical equipment and inspection of assigned facilities.
Essential Job Functions
Assists in the installation and field repair of all assigned meter, telemetering, under frequency relaying, and associated equipment.
Identifies and becomes familiar with the basic test equipment necessary for the proper operation of assigned equipment.
Reads, understands, and interprets with guidance elementary engineering drawings; manufacturers' documents; and other documentation needed for the installation and testing of existing and/or new meter, telemetering, and under frequency relay equipment.
Learns proper techniques in the troubleshooting and repair of metering, telemetering, and underfrequency relaying equipment.
Prepares documentation of maintenance records of tested and inspected equipment and substation and switching station locations required for compliance.
Alerts appropriate personnel of test and inspection deficiencies.
Prepares work requests from inspection results.
Assists in repair, installation, testing, and inspection of other substation equipment as needed.
Develops a working knowledge of other equipment and systems in power substations.
Reads, interprets, comprehends, and initiates instructions of applicable material safety data sheets.
Assists in field application of pesticides at substations and switching station sites.
Associate's Degree Electronic Technology Or Related Field
Technical Certificate Electronic Technology in lieu of education requirements
Military Training Electronic Technology in lieu of education requirements
Technical certificate (4 semesters) must be from a recognized institute/college.
1 year Industrial Electronic Experience Or
1 year Industrial Electrical Experience Or Related Field
Experience is only required with a certificate and military training.
Certification & Licensures:
Successfully pass entry level technician exam. Required
Successfully pass a security sensitive background screening. Required
Valid Mississippi Driver's License Required
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Knowledge, understanding and application of electronic and electrical theory.
Ability to read, understand and interpret with minimal guidance technical manuals and engineering diagrams.
Skilled in the ability to select and use all test equipment and documentation needed to diagnose and maintain assigned equipment.
Ability to read, interpret, comprehend, modify and document changes to blueprints, schematics, equipment and instruction manuals.
Cooperative Energy is an equal opportunity employer. It is Cooperative Energy's policy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, veteran status or disability.
Installs, tests, trouble-shoots, and repairs electronic and electromechanical kWh meters and various electronic data recorders.
Removes single phase residential electric meters.
Verifies proper voltage at meter panel using voltage tester.
Installs single-phase residential electric meter and checks for proper operation.
Installs and maintains solid-state isolation relays used for data acquisition and customer load management.
Wires, installs, tests, and maintains all new commercial metering installations, including 12kV primary voltage revenue metering installations.
Tests and installs buss type and doughnut type current transformers.
Verifies the wiring and meter accuracy of all new and existing commercial revenue metering installations.
Installs, maintains, and tests residential kWh meters.
Investigates the causes of commercial and residential metering problems, makes repairs, and/or advises customers on possible solutions their problems.
Trains apprentices on all aspects of the installation and maintenance of the various types of electronic data records, transducers, current transformers and temperature sensors and flow sensors on the customers electric panels and equipment used for data collection. Provides training to apprentices on meter testing in the field using a portable test kit. Provides training to apprentices in the field as to the installation and wiring of current transformers and test switches used with transformer rated metering systems.
Inspects new meter panels to verify adherence to SMUD regulations, NEC codes and local inspect agencies.
Maintains good public relations while interacting with SMUD customers, local contractors, and county and city electrical inspectors.
Completes work in a safe, professional and timely manner.
Performs other related duties similar in scope and function to the above, as required.
Salary Range: $26,760.03 - $44,155.28
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs intermediate clerical work reading water and electric meters; does related work as required.
Work is performed under regular supervision.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Reads water and electric meters on an assigned route, and records reading;
Performs special readings and detects leaks;
Assists with cut-offs as needed;
Prepares diagrams showing location of new services;
Checks to see that meters and visible connections are correctly installed and functioning properly and reports defects or tampering to superior for further action;
Re-checks certain readings when requested to assure correct readings;
Fills out work orders on damaged meters and malfunctioning meters;
Folds leaf bags;
Takes bills to Post Office
Get read-and-leave-on tickets;
Move boxes, furniture or other items to warehouse or storage as needed;
Clear building sidewalks and doorways during inclement weather;
Other related duties.
JOB RELATED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENTS: This position involves heavy work requiring the employee to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and less force frequently to move objects. Physical activity related to this position may include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Employee must be able to walk 10 miles or more per day. Sufficient visual acuity is required to visually inspect small parts involved in the operation of machines to determine if small defects are present, prepare and analyze data and figures, use a computer terminal, and do extensive reading. An employee in this position will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions including extreme heat and cold; subject to hazards including exposure to working mechanical parts, electrical currents, and exposure to chemicals; subject to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation; subject to exposure of oils and cutting fluids; and may be subject to working in close quarters.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of the methods and procedures involved in the reading of meters; general knowledge of the geography and street locations of the City; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; ability to deal tactfully with customers; ability to work all day under varying climatic conditions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid N.C. driver's license.
This position is "non-exempt" and is eligible for overtime pay.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Install and maintain self-contained electric meters energized up to 240 volts in the shop and on customer premises. Read meters as required for field order and on schedule for cycle billing Install, remove, change disconnect, and reconnect meters Test singlephase, network, and polyphase self-contained meter for proper operation and accuracy Program meters Perform Credit and Collections related order including disconnect and reconnect for non-payment Investigate irregular usage Investigate energy diversion Repair meters, meter sockets, and meter enclosures Order, receive, ship, store, and inventory meter and associated equipment Investigate self-contained service power quality problems, install event recorders, neutral testers, and produce reports Perform work from ladders and elevated platforms
Water Meter Technician C
Nature of Work Benefits Supplemental Questions
The purpose of this classification is to perform expert level skilled work involving the operation, reading, repair, and calibration of the City of Miami Beach's water distribution and wastewater collection metering systems. Employees in this classification ensure safe working conditions, maintain water flow, and test the water supply. Position reports to the Water Meter Supervisor.
Illustrative Examples of Essential Duties:
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Removes old meters and reinstalls new meters which may involve excavation, bolt cutting, and other labor.
Installs meter risers and manifolds to facilitate the accurate reading and future services of meters.
Replaces valves and water lines which may require excavation of damaged service line up to the main, replacement of meter box and cover, and removal of concrete sidewalk and damaged meter box.
Completes service orders including final readings, special readings, service turn-ons and turn-offs, and a wide variety of requests from customers, the meter shop, and utility billing staff.
Uploads and downloads meter route readings and other data; backs-up and stores information on diskettes.
Issues and prints various billing and usage information, route assignments, services orders, and meter numbers.
Reads meters using hand-held computer to input data.
Tests all new meters and old meters.
Collects water samples and conducts some tests to solve customer complaints; delivers samples to labs.
Conducts pressure and flow tests of public and private water services and fire hydrants throughout the City.
High school diploma or GED, supplemented by college level course work or vocational training in plumbing, pipefitting, and meter reading, or must have one (1) year previous experience and/or training as a City of Miami Beach Water Meter Technician D, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess and maintain a FDEP Level 3 Distribution license or a minimum Florida Class "C" WTPO license or higher.
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License.
Must be able to communicate and comprehend the English language.
Physical Ability: Tasks require the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that generally involves lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).
Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. All tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, operating machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards or toxic agents.
Applicants must detail any related work experience on the application or risk disqualification. It is the applicant's responsibility to update their NEOGOV profile with work experience, education, certifications and personal contact information when submitting each application, failure to do so will result in ineligibility. City of Miami Beach employees must reflect their current position and detail their work experience on the application to avoid being disqualified.
Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran's preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (either Member 2 or Member 4), as well as the final Department of Defense Disability Letter (dated within one year) must be submitted with the application.
Meter Technician - Liquids
Meter Technician - Liquids
Oklahoma City, OK
Standard Job Postings
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
To insure the integrity and reliability of all measurement recording and control systems and perform operations and maintenance of all pipeline facilities in compliance with Company policy & procedures and in compliance with applicable DOT regulations.
SCOPE AND MAGNITUDE:
Test, calibrate, operate, maintain, and inspect electronic flow meters and all associated measurement equipment, control valves, and relief valves on designated pipeline system or truck terminal. Resolve issues pertaining to measurement and system balance. Communicate at a technical level and interface with customers, measurement, operations, and engineering groups.
Installation, maintenance and calibration of Coriolis meters.
Installation, maintenance and calibration of pressure, temperature, BS&W and other transmitters used for measurement.
Recognize malfunctions in individual equipment and perform maintenance as necessary to correct problems.
Read P&ID and electrical diagrams and other complex electrical drawings; interprets plant electrical diagrams. Updates electrical drawings.
Maintain, modify and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) to maximize use of control technology and minimize installation and operating costs.
Install, configure, troubleshoot, operate, maintain, inspect, test, and calibrate electronic flow meters, associated measurement equipment, control and relief valves.
Witness testing and calibration of 3rd party meters.
Pull samples and run RVP test.
Assist in cost control of pipeline operations and maintenance in assigned area.
Maintain typical pipeline equipment, basic measurement equipment, valves, etc.
Will be in "on call".
Set up, maintain, and update meter data in measurement system.
High School Diploma or GED required.
5 years of comprehensive measurement (Crude and Condensate) experience and 5 years of experience with pipeline operations and truck terminals and maintenance of.
Knowledgeable in operating and maintaining liquid pipeline and station facilities.
Must have people skills and task prioritizing skills.
Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and able to respond to call outs
Valid Driver's License with clean record.
Must have basic computer skills to use Company e-mail, Company issued software & hardware, and complete electronic reports.
Must be proficient in the use, and troubleshooting of PCs and PC software.
Must work with a minimum of supervision and be able to manage time when given multiple tasks.
The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business, at various levels of the organization, in a business-like and professional manner is required.
Must be capable of physical duties in outdoor environment.
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