Relay Technician/Tester (Journeyman P/C Meter Tech) – Temporary

Company Name: Avista
Phone Number: (509) 495-2340
City: Spokane
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 99202
Job Title: Relay Technician/Tester (Journeyman P/C Meter Tech) – Temporary
Number of Openings: 4
Position Type: Substation
Posting Start Date: February 12, 2018
Salary: $47.65 - $52.89
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time Type: Hours

Salary: $47.65 – $52.89 per hour, D.O.Q.

Requisition Number: 18-0028

Closing Date: 03/05/18

A Journeyman Protection Control Meter Technician (Relay Technician) is a journeyman with a working knowledge of substation and generation protection, control, and metering equipment. They install, maintain, test, adjust, troubleshoot and repair substation equipment which includes, but is not limited to electromechanical, solid state and microprocessor protective relays, indicating and KWH/KW meters, recording instruments including sequential event recorders and digital fault recorders, controls to all station apparatus including breakers, transformers, regulators, capacitors, reactors and all associated equipment, and remote control equipment including various forms of SCADA. They may work independently or with others, occasionally work long hours during emergency conditions, and be responsible for tools, test equipment, and vehicles.

Experience Required:


  • Journeyman Level experience as Journeyman P/C Meter Technician I (Relay Technicians/Testers STRONGLY encouraged to apply)
  • Communication skills
  • Basic and advanced electricity courses
  • Basic electronics; Advanced electronics is a plus
  • Decision-making skills
  • Requires valid driver’s license, first aid certification and CPR competency


Other combinations of education/experience may be considered. Military experience may be translatable.

This position is considered safety-sensitive under the Department of Transportation regulations 49 CFR Part 40 and may be subject to pre-employment drug and/or alcohol testing as well as other testing and training requirements as mandated by federal law.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

How to Apply:

To Apply: Please complete online application.

Posting End Date: March 5, 2018