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Control & Meter Technician I/II/III

Post Date
January 11, 2021

Expiration Date

Location
Wilson, N.C.

Organization
City of Wilson

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to perform technical duties in the maintenance and repair of electric substation and metering equipment. Success in this position provides safe, reliable, and cost-effective energy delivery.

The work consists of related technical duties in the repair and maintenance of electric substation and metering equipment.

Primary Responsibilities

Major Duties

  • Changes out single phase residential meters, tests and calibrates single phase meters.
  • Performs a skilled assessment of all substation equipment every two weeks.
  • Removes obsolete “A” base and “T” rated meters; installs new meters.
  • Performs substation component replacements and repairs.
  • Performs substation maintenance; replaces damaged sump pumps and broken transformer fans; tests and calibrates relays.
  • Repairs transformer components; performs PCB tests.
  • Learns new technical information rapidly.
  • Tests and repairs street lights.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Guidelines

  • Guidelines include city ordinances, policies, and procedures, and relevant federal and state laws and regulations. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

Supervisory/Management Responsibility

  • None

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Control and Meter Technician I
$41,064.00 – $67,961.09 Annually

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Preference will be given to an individual with an Electrician’s license with greater preference to higher license categories (i.e. unlimited license is more preferred than limited).
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Knowledge of electric meter testing, maintenance, and repair.
  • Knowledge of electric substation and electric metering equipment.
  • Knowledge of all functions of the electric meter shop.
  • Skill in the repair and maintenance of electrical substation and metering equipment.
  • Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
  • Skill in performing electric meter tests.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

 
Control and Meter Technician II
$43,142.87 – $71,401.62 Annually

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Knowledge of electric meter testing, maintenance, and repair.
  • Knowledge of electric substation and electric metering equipment.
  • Knowledge of all functions of the electric meter shop.
  • Skill in the repair and maintenance of electrical substation and metering equipment.
  • Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
  • Skill in performing electric meter tests.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Control and Meter Technician III
$47,621.66 – $78,814.02 Annually

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Knowledge of relevant computer software programs including Microsoft EXCEL.
  • Knowledge of electric meter testing and data maintenance.
  • Knowledge of electric substation and electric metering equipment.
  • Knowledge of all functions of the electric meter shop.
  • Skill in maintaining files and records.
  • Skill in the repair and maintenance of electrical substation and metering equipment.
  • Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
  • Skill in performing electric meter tests.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • The work is typically performed outdoors while standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping.
  • The employee may be exposed to occasional cold or inclement weather.
  • The position may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
  • The employee frequently lifts heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.

 

Apply online

Raleigh Office

1427 Meadow Wood Blvd
Raleigh, NC 27604
919.760.6000

Huntersville Office

11316 Sam Furr Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
704.948.0550

Lexington Office

28 W. Center Street
Lexington, NC 27292
336.243.2489