Journeyman Meterman

Company Name: Municipal Light & Power
Phone Number: (907) 279-7671
City: Anchorage
State/Provence: Alaska
Zip: 99501
Job Title: Journeyman Meterman
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Metermen
Posting Start Date: August 4, 2017
Salary: $49.36
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Under direct supervision of the Working Meter Foreman, performs working level construction and maintenance support tasks for the Municipal Light & Power Utility requiring application of commonly accepted work practices to a variety of metering and transformer systems in completing required work of major complexity.

Perform the following tasks:

• Work with other metermen and/or other individuals assigned to section.

• Install, test, troubleshoot, repair, verify and calibrate all types of metering to include: substation and generation station metering equipment, transformer rated, polyphase and single phase meters, recorders, totalizers, power analyzers and communication devices.

• Install and monitor all field load research equipment.

• Complete paperwork as needed documenting the installation, maintenance, testing and repair of meters and metering equipment.

• Install, test, troubleshoot and maintain communication programs, protocol and wiring for metering equipment.

• Perform installation and removal of recording voltmeters and ammeters, watt/var meters, power factor meters, multi-phase instruments and other specialized test instruments; and provide analysis of results produced by such recording equipment.

• Perform metering system audits on commercial, residential, substation, generation station reporting of quantities measured.

• Inspect service entrance equipment for compliance with ML&P’s Electric Service requirements.

• Install test, troubleshoot, and maintain all load research metering and associated equipment.

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

High school graduate, GED, or the equivalent; successful completion of the Municipal Light & Power Meterman Training Program; and must have Journeyman Meterman status.


High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent; successful completion of an approved Meterman trainee program; five (5) years of electric meter work experience; and must have Journeyman Meterman status.


High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent; course work, seminars and/or apprenticeship training in electrical theory with emphasis on metering, testing, calibration, installing and/or maintaining equipment associated with electrical metering applications; successful completion of Algebra and Trigonometry courses; five (5) years electric meter work experience; and must have Journeyman Meterman status.

Must possess a valid State of Alaska Driver’s License within 30 days of hire.

How to Apply:

If selected for hire, appointment to this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted Background Check. A Background Check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment. The Municipality Of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to

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If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant’s Alaska Driver’s License and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska Driver’s License was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.  For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory pre-employment medical physical exam. All information from pre-employment examinations are the property of the Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) and are confidential.  Copies of the pre-employment examinations will not be provided to the applicant by the MOA or the medical examiner.

As a condition of employment, the selected candidate will be required to become or remain a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1547. This offer of employment is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1547.
Veterans who wish to be  considered for interview preference as allowed in the Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach a copy of their DD Form 214 to the application. The DD Form 214 must show an honorable discharge. Minimum Qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.The Municipality of Anchorage is an Employer of National Service.  Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.
The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.


Posting End Date: August 18, 2017