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Perform single-phrase & polyphase self-contained and transformer-rated metering work including installation, maintenance, testing and special meter investigations. Perform troubleshooting and wiring, verification, on complex transformer-rated metering installations including Wholesale/Transmission deliveries and Plant metering. Perform Interchange Tie-Testing and witness testing with other electric utilities. Obtain date from metering equipment such as load profile date. Perform metering material handling duties.
Associate or higher degree from an accredited tech school or college in electronics engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, computer engineering technology or communications technology. OR have 3-5 years prior field work experience relevant to job description or comparable work experience
Valid Driver's License
Effective Written and verbal communications skills necessary for customer and team interaction.
Knowledge of basic/electrical principles and demonstrated proficiency in basic math skills
Familiarity with basic computer operations and able to run common application programs such as Microsoft Office Products.
Ability to pass background screening to become NERCI-CIP compliant
Prior experience with electrical schematics, electrical troubleshooting and installations
Familiarity with watt-hour metering and associated equipment including installing, testing, troubleshooting and programming of meters.
Knowledge of Interchange Tie-Testing, Wholesale/Transmission metering and Plant Metering.
Knowledge of high-end metering installations including JemStar, ION, Q1000 and translate meters
Knowledge of Electric distributions systems, e.g. different services types and voltages
Knowledge and experience working with Mobile Work Management Systems (SS9) application as well as other Duke applications such as Maplink, CBIS, Powertrack, etc..
Prior experience with telecommunications devices (i.e. Wireless, Cellular, RS 232/474, ethernet)
Prior experience with communication protocols (ie DNP, MODBUS, etc.)
Demonstrated problem solving and general troubleshooting skills.
Knowledge of service area within reporting location.
Safety is imperative
Work environment is normally outside in varying weather conditions
Driving is required on a daily basis and occasional overnight stays
Daily work received and completed via mobile laptops in trucks
Squatting, lifting and carrying up to 60 pounds is required to handle testing equipment and materials
Construction sites and congested areas
occasional work at elevated heights from a ladder, platform or bucket
Most work performed around energized electrical apparatus
Frequent customer contact often involving conflict resolution
Subject to call out, extension of day, and weekend work for scheduled projects or emergency restoration work
Performance is monitored and evaluated through remote technologies and audits with limited direct supervision
Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)
IBEW Local 962
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Posting Expiration Date
Saturday, November 25, 2023
All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.
Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.
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