Meter and Service Technician – JourneyRochester Public Utilities
RPU, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota. RPU serves over 55,000 electric customers and 40,000 water customers in a 57 square mile service area, and has revenues nearing $178 million annually.
Vision- "We Will Set the Standard for Service"
Our vision is based on six core values which are Safety, Integrity, Service, Stewardship, Accountability, and Skill.
Nature of WorkThis is a technical position responsible for troubleshooting, testing, installing, and maintaining water and electric revenue meters and related service equipment to ensure that they are operating accurately as well as reading and interpreting metering system data and equipment to ensure meter accuracy. Primary assignments in this position include water metering and single/poly phase electric metering as well as troubleshooting load management equipment and power quality investigations
*Journey Meter Technician: $35.16/hr, with advancement to $41.37/hr, after 18 months.
*To be eligible for this starting rate, candidates must have successfully completed an approved Electric Metering Apprenticeship Program.
Education and ExperienceA high school diploma or equivalent GED and completion of an approved Electric Metering apprenticeship programLicenses and/or CertificationsValid driver's licenseDESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONSEducation and ExperienceLicensed Journey or Maintenance ElectricianAssociates degree in Electronic Technology, or in an area related to the electrical trades.Experience in single/polyphase electric revenue metering.Experience with reading and interpreting meter data and equipment.