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Meter Relay Technician

  • Full Time
  • Lane County, Ore.
  • Salary: $58.6467 per hour
  • Posting End Date: December 17, 2021

Website Eugene Water & Electric Board

Wage or Salary:
$58.6467 per hour

This posting will remain open until filled. First review of applications will be December 7th, 2021.

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Eugene Water & Electric Board is seeking a strong, team-oriented Meter Relay Technician to install, test and commission, troubleshoot and maintain transmission, distribution, generation and substation protective relaying systems and auxiliary equipment controls including voltage, regulators, governors, synchronizers, and revenue meters.

As a member of the Relay department at EWEB the successful candidate would be instrumental in maintaining reliable protection systems and have opportunities to influence system design in EWEB’s generation and transmission facilities.

Our organization:

EWEB is Oregon’s largest customer-owned utility. We provide water and electricity to the Eugene community, as well as parts of east Springfield and the McKenzie River valley area. Our mission is to enhance our community’s vitality by delivering drinking water and electric services consistent with the values of our customer-owners.

Our city:

Our city offers an exciting and vibrant community brimming with culture, art, technology, heritage and sports. Eugene, Oregon, known as the Emerald City, is nestled in the Willamette Valley within the Pacific Northwest.  It is situated between the Oregon Coast and Cascades which makes this an ideal living location for outdoor adventures. Adventurers have the ability to cycle, run, raft and hike year-round. It is the perfect location for day trips to the Oregon coast or day trips to the snowy Cascades. You will never be bored when calling Eugene your home!

Please Note: This posting includes supplemental questions. Your responses will be scored and used to determine if you will proceed to the next step of the selection process. Provide detailed answers to each question. Please do not reference your resume’ or application in your responses.

Salary for this position is $58.6467 Hourly.

EWEB offers a generous benefits package including:

Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage (EWEB pays 95% of premiums for employees and 75% of premiums for eligible dependents)
Health Reimbursement Account (VEBA) and Flexible Spending Account
Employee Wellness Program with up to $750 in program incentives
Employee Assistance Programs
Public Employee Retirement and IAP plans
Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plan
Life Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
Voluntary supplemental benefit plans
Vacation leave, sick leave, and holiday pay
Membership at EWEB Employee Credit Union
Relocation/House Hunting reimbursement package for qualifying candidate

Why this Job

EWEB offers employees a progressive work 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, holidays, and employee credit union.  In fact, EWEB is currently the #1 Healthiest Employer in Oregon and the #4th Healthiest Employer nationwide!

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 while participating in EWEB functions, on EWEB property, or while performing right-of-way tasks.

Requirements As A Qualification

Minimum Experience: Must have completed a three-year, approved training program in an Electrical Relay discipline or equivalent Electric Utility experience.

Education:  High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Desirable education, experience, training and certifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or have equivalent combination of training and experience.

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.  Must complete EWEB-approved three-year meter relay training program to attain journey status.

Other Requirements

Note: This Job Posting is intended to represent key areas of responsibility.  It is not meant to be all inclusive and does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned.  Nothing in this description restricts EWEB’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Job descriptions may occasionally be updated, as necessary, to reflect evolving business needs.

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