To install, maintain, and repair electromechanical and electronic meters and associated equipment. An employee in this classification receives limited supervision, works alone, is expected to perform the work in a safe and timely manner, maximizes service reliability, ensures measurement accuracy, and maintains good customer relations.
Regular - Full Time
No. of Openings
Pay Scale Group
Base Salary Hourly Low
Base Salary Hourly High
Initial Review, Qualifications Interview, Hiring Interview
Major Duties & Responsibilities
Principles of electricity applicable to power distribution; principles of electricity and electronics as applied to the analysis of single-phase and poly-phase meters, standards, electronic data recorders, etc.; electric and electronic metering devices; operation and metering effects of instrument transformers; principles of reactive volt-ampere-hour measurement; vector analysis; all phases of calibration, repair and maintenance of meters; meter selection for proper metering of electrical energy; SMUD and local regulations, codes and standard metering work and equipment, and safety standards and practices; a general knowledge of computer hardware and software as it pertains to metering.
Read and identify circuitry from schematics and diagrams; designate appropriate metering; properly wire complex color-coded meter installations; perform accurate calibrations in the shop or in the field, use a variety of metering and testing equipment; prepare accurate reports on meter installations which may include trigonometry and other graphic representations; read and interpret technical manuals and specifications; work safely around high voltages; keep abreast of new technological advances in the field of metering; perform metering calculations using algebra and trigonometry; exercise independent judgment in decision-making; train, advise and instruct apprentices and other employees on metering and safety procedures; establish and maintain harmonious work relationships with customers, contractors, other SMUD employees and other utility personnel; maintain a good driving record.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of a four-year Apprentice Meter Technician program, or two years experience as Meter Technician with an electric utility company.
Applicants must be able to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Sacramento - Bradshaw
50051796 METER TECH
Additional Posting Info for Candidate
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number of qualified candidates are recruited. This announcement may close without advance notice any time after the tenth business day from posting start date (January 7, 2019), so for immediate consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply early.
This process will create an eligibility list that may be used now and in the future to fill either permanent or limited term openings.