Journeyman Meterman U18-116

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Journeyman Meterman U18-116
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Metermen
Posting Start Date: July 10, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours


Portland General Electric

Journeyman Meterman (U18-116)

$44.91 per hour

You’re on your way to becoming a part of the PGE family.

A new life in beautiful Oregon with Portland General Electric may be one quick application away.

Let’s skip right to the good stuff — hiring bonuses and employee benefits. We’re offering new journeyman meterman a generous package that rivals other utilities:

  • $5,000 signing bonus
  • $15,000 relocation bonus for candidates outside our service territory (50+ miles from assigned line center).
  • 401k match of 5% with additional 6% profit share.
  • Free safety gear
  • Paid vacation days and holidays
  • Excellent health and dental options for all dependents
  • Wellness incentives to reward you for staying fit and active
  • 25% off your electric bill, if you live in PGE service territory, after six months of employment

This is an exciting time to join an energy leader! We are looking for a highly technical Journeyman Meterman to join our team.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Install, test, repair and maintain all types, sizes and voltages of alternating current meters.
  • Perform meter shop activities including operating all test equipment, refurbishing all alternating current meters, programming, software interface with electronic meters and meter database support.
  • Maintain the meter stock.
  • Wire up and install current, potential, and special metering jobs, and test and repair power and demand meters.
  • Do distribution testing as needed, including investigating customers’ complaints regarding voltage fluctuations, high bills etc. This will often require discussing the results of the investigation with the customer.
  • Meet with customers and other members of the public and discuss matters such as meter accuracy and energy usage information.


Experience Required:

The successful candidate will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Certified Journeyman Meterman
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and OSHA required
  • Physically and mentally able to perform the job efficiently and safely
  • Front facing interaction with customers and general public
How to Apply:

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Interested in the extras? Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

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Posting End Date: September 9, 2018