City of Garland, TX Meter Technician - Electric in Garland, Texas
Responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing, testing and calibrating all types of electrical energy metering and related equipment. Also, responsible for successfully completing the Apprentice Meter Technician Program through the City of Garland Electric Department.
Test the accuracy of meters used for recording electric current consumption.
Install, disconnect, remove and reconnect electric power meters used to record current consumption of residential, commercial and industrial customers.
Operate electronic equipment to locate and identify buried conductors underground.
Identify, analyze and repair system disturbances and abnormalities.
Work with voltage up to 600 unsupervised.
- Successful completion of a recognized Apprentice Training and Progression Program in electrical energy metering or related area.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of meter reading software
Skill in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
Skill in installing and calibrating electrical energy metering equipment
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to learn and develop through an instructional program
Ability to work on hot secondary unsupervised
Ability to obtain Texas Class “A” CDL within 90 days of hire
Ability to complete the Garland Power & Light Apprentice Meter Technician Program as it is outlined
*The duties of this job as described may be subject to adherence with both NERC Standards and ERCOT Protocols including but not limited to acting as a “Subject Matter Expert” (SME) in performing the essential job duties and responsibilities.
Valid Texas Class “C” driver’s license
The incumbent works outdoors on construction sites and around parameters of buildings with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.
High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.)
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Department Name: Electric Distribution
Job Code Category: Electric Utilities
External Company Name: City of Garland, TX
External Company URL: http://www.garlandtx.gov
Competencies: Customer Service Dependability Personal Organization Problem Solving/Analysis Quality Self Development Technical Skills Work Environment/Safety
Minimum Education & Work Experience: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.) Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.