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Meter, Power & Protection Technician II

  • Full Time
  • Richland, Wash.
  • Salary: $54.18 per hour
  • Posting End Date: September 30, 2022

Website City of Richland

Wage or Salary:
$54.18 per hour

Under the direction of the Maintenance and Operations Supervisor or designee, operates and maintains electrical revenue metering and substation equipment; performs maintenance, repair, tests and calibrations on all types of electrical energy metering; performs underground fault locating and construction, fabrication and welding as needed. Subject to 24-hour call for emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Three (3) years of journey-level experience as a MPP Tech I, with a demonstrated proficiency of all requirements of the position.


  • Valid driver’s license.
Additional Information:

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Four (4) years of direct Journeyman level experience.
  • Three (3) years of direct experience installing, programming, testing, and troubleshooting protective relays, revenue meters, or substation maintenance equipment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) relays.
  • Experience, education, and training in more than just one of the following journeyman classifications: Meter Technician, Relay Technician or Substation Electrician.
  • Prior experience and/or training performing underground fault location.
  • Prior experience programming Program Logic Controllers (PLCs).
  • Prior fabrication and welding experience.
  • Applied knowledge of laws and regulations that govern the electrical industry in the State of Washington.
  • Working knowledge specifically in the following Microsoft programs: Excel, SharePoint, and Word.

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