Journey Electric Meter Technician

Eugene Water & Electric Board - Eugene, OR3.1

Full-time$100,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
The Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) is currently seeking a skilled Journey Electric Meter Technician who has experience with AMI/Smart Meters.

Join our growing team and take advantage of our $5,000 sign-on bonus and relocation expenses reimbursed for qualified candidates.

As a member of the Electric Meter Shop, you will be on the ground floor of advancing the meter shop to new metering technology and developing new strategies and approaches as the meter shop increases technology while successfully teaching shop apprentices. You will have the opportunity to work within an organization that values its employees, provides opportunity for advancement and has a strong safety culture.

The selected candidate will work in a team environment to service, test, and calibrate all single-phase and poly-phase electric watt hour, demand and recording meters (electro mechanical, and electronic), instrument transformers and related test equipment. Typical responsibilities include:

Wire primary and secondary instrument transformer watt hour and reactive metering circuits.
Investigate customer metering and voltage complaints, vandalism, power diversion and related metering problems.
Create computer programs for various meter types, and forms.
Assists/trains apprentices in working on energized and de-energized systems and equipment.
Skilled in the use of various power tools, work on ladders, rooftops and be able to operate and work from bucket trucks.
Receive meter shipments, number meters, record information and update customer records.
Use customer accounts and billing systems, material management system, NIIPS and other network service systems on a daily basis.
Deploy and troubleshoot commercial & residential AMI/Smart Meters

EWEB offers a generous benefits package including:
Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending Accounts
Wellness Programs & Employee Assistance Program
Oregon PERS Pension Plan
Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Employee Credit Union
Vacation, sick leave and holiday time off

Additional information regarding EWEB's benefit package can be found here.

Please note:
In order to receive consideration, all applicants must provide a copy of the certificate of completion or other documentation proving successful completion of a Meter Technician Apprentice course or training program. Documents can be attached to your application or faxed to (541) 685-7497. Documentation must be submitted by the posting close date in order to be considered.

This position is subject to the terms, conditions and benefits of EWEB's collective bargaining agreement with IBEW Local 659.

  • This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without prior notice in order to proceed in the selection processes. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible.
WHY THIS JOB:
EWEB offers employees a progressive working culture devoted to providing excellent public service. Our employees work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, innovation, involvement, teamwork and professional development are supported and encouraged. EWEB is also committed to providing a work environment conducive to the safety, health, and well-being of its workforce, and offers great benefits, including but not limited to health care, vacation and sick leave, pension and paid holidays.

EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve.

TOBACCO, SMOKE, AND VAPOR - FREE CAMPUS POLICY
EWEB fosters an environment promoting good health for both employees and the public. We want to enhance the quality of air, appearance, and employee health in and around EWEB facilities and equipment. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not use, distribute, or sell tobacco products in or on any EWEB campus, vehicle, equipment, or worksite. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not inhale, exhale, burn, or carry any lighted smoking material or vapor in or on any EWEB campus, vehicle, equipment, or worksite. Smoking material may or may not include tobacco.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Requirements As A Qualification & Progression

Minimum Experience: Six thousand hours experience as an Apprentice Electric Meter Technician.

Education: Successful completion of a 6000-hour EWEB approved Electric Meter Technician Apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. AMI installation experience, and continuing education is preferred.

Desirable education, experience, training and certifications: Oregon Journey level Electrician license

Valid driver license: Yes

Professional license or registration: None

Post-offer background check required: Yes

Post-offer drug test required: Yes

Post-offer physical / functional test required: Yes

Apprenticeship or other education/training required as a condition of employment, progression or advancement: Must obtain a First Aid/CPR Card within 12 months of hire.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
SUPERVISION AND/OR FUNCTIONAL OR TECHNICAL OVERSIGHT

Supervision or Functional or Technical Oversight Exercised: None

Type and frequency of personal contact required (general public, customers, organizations, and EWEB employees): Daily contact with EWEB employees, the general public and contractors.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.eweb.org

ALTERNATIVE FORMAT MAY BE OBTAINED AT:
500 E. 4th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97440-2148
541-685-7169
hr.main@eweb.org