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Position Summary:

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.

Basic/Required Contributions:

  • 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

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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.

Working Conditions:

  • 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

Travel Requirements

Not required

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)

No

Represented/Union Position

IBEW Local 962

Visa Sponsored Position

No

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, November 17, 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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