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Metering Analyst - Portland, OR #43735

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Date: Jul 16, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Conduct analysis through research, gathering and interpretation of data from meter reading and work force management systems.  Design and document Advance Metering Infrastructure (AMI) meter reading system processes. Analyze and operate AMI meter reading system.

Responsibilities
  • Develop and design business processes for AMI meter reading system.
  • Develop training documents for AMI system users.
  • Conduct AMI meter reading system testing.
  • Analyze AMI system errors and determine appropriate course of action. 
  • Utilize Single-Person Scheduling (SPS) software to analyze and schedule work orders to field technicians.
  • Utilize Field Collection System (FCS) software to analyze and schedule meter reading routes to field technicians.
  • Communicate with field technicians to resolve hardware / software issues. 
  • Resolve orders from SPS audit log.
  • Run and analyze performance reports required by the metering organization field managers.
  • Participate in project work as assigned
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years of related experience in metering systems or electric utility billing is required.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers including spreadsheet, database, word processing, and presentation applications.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to consult with internal and external customers regarding matters/issues which may be sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to work with all levels of an organization including people with different styles and backgrounds; ability to present alternatives and recommendations.
  • Knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures; applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
  • Must be flexible and available to work a variety of work shifts.
  • Travel may be required
Preferences

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above requirements and have the following:

  • Knowledge and understanding of PacifiCorp Customer Service System
  • Knowledge of AMI or Smart Meter systems.
  • Knowledge of electric meters, meter programming, meter data.
  • Knowledge and understanding meter reading and work force management systems.
Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland

Department: 00001027 Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 60,800.00 - 74,200.00

 

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.


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