Perform technical repair and installation of residential and commercial electric meters within a repair shop and in the field. Journey-level Electrical Meter Technician requiring advancement from the Apprentice Electric Meter Technician program typically requiring at least four years of formal education and training or significant external experience. Incumbent is expected to work independently and perform all functions at a competent level.
Install, maintain, repair, and remove City electric metering and equipment for residential, commercial, industrial, and survey applications. Modify and create meter programs. Program meters using manufacturer’s software and specifications. Inspect, test, and calibrate all types of electric meters, meter housings, and voltage and current transformers to specific applications. Repair and modify the same. Perform disconnects and connects of electric meters. Assist in the resolution of billing disputes. Investigate and troubleshoot customer complaints and issues. Read meters and download survey data for commercial, industrial, and other high usage commercial accounts. Maintain an inventory of shop parts, supplies, and equipment and inform supervisor of items and equipment to purchase. Perform temporary construction and permanent hookups of electrical power to buildings. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes.
Work is performed outside in varied and extreme weather conditions in the City of Longmont's electric and water service territories. Work requires walking and standing at a minimum of six hours per day, walking on slippery or uneven surfaces, and walking at a pace that enables completion of assigned routes within work shift. Irregular or protracted work hours are occasionally required. Work will involve entering customer’s private property, which may include encounters with threatening animals. Requires entering confined spaces to read meters located in manholes. There will be frequent exposure to sun and occasional exposure to noise, dust, and moving vehicles. Requires correctable near and far vision and ability to distinguish colors. The candidate for this position must be able to meet the physical requirements necessary to do the job.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to the completion of the City ofLongmont’s Electric Meter Technician Apprentice Program (MJTS) or at least four years'experience as an Electric Meter Technician in an external organization. Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid Colorado Driver’s License. Possession of First Aid and CPR certifications.