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27 Jan 2023

Full-Time Meter Technician III

Unitil – Posted by Unitil Exeter, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description

Our Company

More than a utility company, Unitil provides energy for life.

Our work helps keep homes comfortable, businesses thriving and communities connected.  Unitil is an investor-owned public utility proudly serving Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  We are dedicated to delivering energy to our customers safely and reliably.

Unitil is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our employees, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success of Unitil is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity and value our employees.

Take advantage of a comprehensive benefits package.

Unitil offers competitive salaries, a consumer-driven health plan, dental and vision coverage, flexible work, company-paid holidays, a, robust, highly competitive retirement plan and educational assistance.

*Note: Benefit offerings may differ between union and non-union employee groups

Position Purpose:

This position is an on-the-job training period to build skills, knowledge, and experience for the advancement to Meter Technician II.  This a is non-supervisory position which will be consistent in carrying out the job concept set by the Electric Metering Supervisor, Lead Meter Technician, and Company Management.  Advancement shall be determined by the employee’s ability to proficiently perform and understand metering systems.  Prior to advancement, the employee shall be required to successfully complete a training program by passing written tests and the ability to demonstrate proper working techniques and practices.

Principal Accountabilities:

40%    Read, connect, disconnect, remove and install all single phase and network self contained watt-hour meters.

Identification of metering circuits via inspection or test to determine; correct installation, detect tampering, and potential hazards.

Identification of metering circuits via inspection or test to detect tampering or potential hazards.

Ensure all metering documentation is accurate according to company procedures.

20%    Shop testing and programming of all self contained meters.

Field testing of single phase self-contained meters.

Troubleshoot and repair all electronic metering equipment and associated test equipment (including but not limited to test bench, meter testing equipment, handhelds, etc.).

10%    Record keeping and paper work:

This position requires good customer relations and knowledge of company equipment in the field. Accurate paperwork is required to ensure proper billing to our customers.

20%    Required to operate and understand all metering systems by validating all metering data (Including but not limited to; AMI, MV-90, MVRS, EMIS, all present and future meter software programs and meter test equipment.

5%    Conduct voltage complaint investigations:

Programming and installation/removal of electronic recording meters.

Field checking for neutral and connection problems in the meter socket and company service.

5%    This position has other duties that may be assigned by the Electric Metering Supervisor


    Associates Degree in Electronics or company acknowledged equivalent.

    Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

    Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license based on the requirements of the State of New Hampshire and/or State where the employee resides.

    Be available to respond to overtime work and emergency calls as requested.

    Working knowledge of the NHPUC rules and regulations for electric service.

    Working knowledge of the Company’s Tariff for electric service.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 25 days.

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