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Meter Technician (Certification Rate) *Hiring Bonus*
Learn more and apply at www.cityofredding.org/jobs

Meter Technician (Certification Rate): $60.37 per hour plus $10,000 hiring bonus*

The City of Redding is seeking a highly qualified journey level person to fill a newly created full time Meter Technician (Certification Rate). Qualified candidates must have completed a five (5) year metering apprenticeship program.  

Under general supervision, a journey-level Meter Technician functions in the City’s Electric Utility. This position performs testing, maintenance, repair and installation of the utility’s electric revenue and power quality metering equipment; installs current and voltage transformers with associated equipment and verifies the complete installation to assure accurate metering; understands various electric meters, their operation and methods and equipment used in their testing and repair of AC and DC circuits, applicable electrical codes and must take precautions when working around energized equipment.  

*The City of Redding is offering a $10,000 hiring bonus to the successful candidate.  $5,000 will be paid upon hire and $5,000 will be paid upon successfully completing a 1 year probation period.

We are looking for someone to:
  • Repairs, rebuilds, installs, and wires all styles of electricity meters and metering equipment, including transformer rated meters, pulse relays, and recorders
  • Performs shop and field tests; operates computers for shop work, field testing and interrogation of metering installations; builds and installs metering programs utilizing various metering software packages.
  • Communicate and work with customers, contractors, other City employees and associated government agencies.  
  • Performs routine field checks of complex industrial meters to ensure proper operation; troubleshoots complex metering schemes.
  • Determines types of meters and related material necessary to accurately record electrical energy consumption; receives and issues electric meters and related materials; maintains accurate inventory records; maintains electric meter and departmental instrument histories.
  • Investigate power quality complaints; perform load surveys; make minor instrument repairs and calibrations; troubleshoot metering communication issues.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, test, and program telecommunications equipment associated with electric meters.
  • Safely work with energized services up to 600 volts.
  • Install, test, and provide data interpretation for voltage and current recordings, power quality   analyzers, and energy recording at customer and City owned sites.
  • Perform low and high voltage work on live circuits and related equipment.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Position: Meter Technician (Certification Rate) *Hiring Bonus*
Organization: City of Redding
Location: Redding,  CA 
United States
Salary: $60.37 per hour
Posting Start Date: 4/27/2022
Date Posted: 4/27/2022
Requirements Education, Experience & Special Requirements:
  • Typical education would include high school diploma, or equivalent, with additional course work in electricity, electronics, and electrician apprenticeship training.
  • Typical experience would include completion of a formal Electric Meter Technician apprenticeship program or five years of relevant journey level experience.
  • Possession of the appropriate California driver's license, or the ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment.
  • Completion of five (5) year metering apprenticeship program. 
Learn more and apply at www.cityofredding.org/jobs

Status: This listing expires on: 6/26/2022
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City of Redding
777 Cypress Avenue

Redding,  CA 96001
United States
(530) 225-4065
Personnel Department