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Single Phase Metering Specialist - Medford, OR (Local 659)

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Medford, OR, US, 97501

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

A single-phase meter specialist is a position designed to prepare the applicant for a 3 year meterman apprenticeship and, ultimately, into a position as a journeyman meterman.  There is no time limit on how long a single-phase meter specialist may stay in this position before an apprenticeship is offered.  When an apprenticeship is offered, it will be at a location to be selected by PacifiCorp (the Company) within northern California and southern Oregon. 

 

Responsibilities

A single-phase meter specialist may (after completion of appropriate training):

  • Install, maintain, test single-phase, self-contained residential electronic and electromechanical meters on installations energized at 240V A.C. or less.
  • Troubleshoot and replace bad order single-phase meters identified in conjunction with company or customer generated special meter work requests.
  • Investigate and resolve high bill complaints and crossed meters on individual or multi-unit single-phase meter applications.
  • Perform sample and periodic meter test programs in compliance with manufacturer and ANSI standards for metering.
  • Investigate unsealed meter conditions and simple meter tampering. 

 

Curriculum will include classroom work, on-the-job training and completion of a skills check-off list to be jointly completed by a journeyman meterman and single-phase meter specialist. 

Requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possess a valid Driver's License.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and practical and detailed knowledge of construction specifications, electrical codes, rates and service policies. 
  • A passing score of 6 or higher on the NJATC examination.

Evaluation and Selection:

  • Applicants must pass a mechanical skills/aptitude test administered by PacifiCorp.
  • Individuals who pass the aptitude test and skills test, must also successfully pass the interview and rating phase.  An interview panel will meet with each qualifying applicant and at the completion of the interview, determine a numerically rated score. 
  • The successful candidate must pass a company-paid drug screen and background check, which is processed after a job offer is extended and accepted. 
  • This position requires a post-offer, pre-placement physical capacity screening, conducted by a licensed physical therapist, to assure the candidate meets the physical demands of the job. The screening will assess only the identified physical demands of the job being applied for.  
Preferences
  • Prior metering experience.
Additional Information

Req ID: 54733 

Company Code: PacifiCorp 

Primary Location: Medford

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: IBEW 659 

Hiring Range: 32.51

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


Nearest Major Market: Medford

Career Segment: Electrical, Engineering