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Electric Meter Technician

  • Full Time
  • Lakewood, Wash.
  • $62.39 an hour
  • Posting End Date: March 31, 2023

Website Lakeview Light & Power

Wage or Salary:
$62.39 an hour

This position performs a wide range of work, including construction, maintenance, and operation of our single and poly-phase electric meters and associated equipment. The essential functions of an Electric Meter Technician will include but not be limited to: Safely installing, maintaining, testing, and repairing all types of revenue metering equipment. Test and calibrate self-contained and transformer-rated meters, up to and including 480-volt services. Perform Firmware/Software updates in AMI Comms, Meters, Routers, and Collectors. Use and knowledge of personal computers for programming electronic meters, electronic power analyzers, maintaining records, and accessing utility customer information system. Maintains the inventory of associated parts and materials. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communications with our members and other employees. Work is split between indoor and outdoor activities and in all weather conditions.

Additional Information:


·         High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent

Completion of approved Metering Apprenticeship program
Physical requirements include: pushing, pulling, stooping, lifting, and being able to visually differentiate between color-coded electrical and electronic equipment associated with this job.
Stand on feet, bend, or stoop for prolonged periods of time
Must be able to use ladders to climb to heights of 20 feet or more.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
·         Ability to pass the company-paid physical, drug screen, and background check

·         Current Driver’s License with a good driving record

·         Strong safety culture


Preferred but not required:

Advanced knowledge of Windows Operating Systems, Excel and Word databases, metering software, telecommunication software, and instrument programming/interrogation software.
Use of NISC software
·         Use of Powermetrix and Radian test equipment and software

·         Landis + Gyr meters and AMI RF platform

·         CPR certification, flagging, and first aid card


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·         Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions for this type of work.

·         Knowledge of practices, methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the electrical metering trade .

·         Knowledge of electrical theory and principles related to power transmission and distribution systems and ability to read and interpret system maps, work sketches and circuit diagrams.

·         Familiarity with hand tools and portable test equipment

·         Additional training will be offered to learn Lakeview’s Mapping and Staking system

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