Journeyman Meterman

Company Name: Anchorage 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: July 1, 2016
Salary: 48.63
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 8
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:

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About Anchorage: The Anchorage area is an adventurer’s paradise. With 135 miles of trails, you can bike, ski or run through an Alaska forest in the City. Anchorage also hosts lively arts and cultural events and supports professional and collegiate sports teams. In the summer, we’re a city of flowers; in the winter, a city of lights. Municipal owned Municipal Light & Power supplies electric service to downtown and midtown Anchorage with a 20 mile service area. ML&P provides electricity to two universities, three hospitals, much of Anchorage’s business community, and some of the oldest neighborhoods. ML&P is committed to maintaining our customers’ quality of life by providing safe, reliable and affordable energy. Our employees drive this success. The technical and professional staff in transmission and distribution, generation, power management, customer service, engineering, and business support services truly power our utility.

Veterans: 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: September 29, 2016