Wabash Valley Power Association Meter Technician I, II or III in INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana

Meter Technician I, II or III

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Meter Technician I, II or III

  • WVPA Corporate Office - Transmission & Regulatory Affairs Department

  • INDIANAPOLIS, IN, USA

  • Salary

  • Full Time

  • Comprehensive Competitive Benefits Package

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We are seeking applicants for a Meter Technician I, II or III. This person will provide metering support services required by Wabash Valley Power and its Member Cooperatives. What You'll DoYou will maintain meter equipment inventory and support corporate metering standards documents, including the preparation of essential metering schematics and/or metering facility diagrams. You will also:• Procure metering equipment, including but not limited to, meters, metering instruments, wiring, test switches, meter bases, meter adaptors, antennas, batteries, meter communications devices, and related meter software.• Program, calibrate, test, and otherwise equip single phase, poly-phase, and current transformer rated meters prior to field deployment. When appropriate, install cellular and/or SCADA communication devices. As hardware is removed from service, inspect, troubleshoot, and evaluate whether that hardware can be repurposed or retired. • May perform site visits to various metering locations and attend various meetings.• Collect Load Profile data and power quality data from advanced solid-state meters.

About YouYou love to exceed expectations, apply systems thinking to generate solutions and promptly respond to members' requests. You love working with people both colleagues and members in a member-focused cooperative environment. You take a diagnostic approach to understanding the needs of the situation and are results-oriented, self-motivated, and have a high level of initiative.• Associate Degree in Science or Applied Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.• Minimum three (3) years of electric utility experience; Electric cooperative experience preferred.• Experience with single and poly-phase metering installations, meter wiring, meter communications and familiarity with metering schematics is required.• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Word required.• Hiring manager may elect to hire at a higher position based upon experience.

About UsWe are a not-for-profit electric cooperative and wholesale provider of electricity to our owner-members. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, we were created out of the need for reliable, affordable electricity in America's heartland. Our members are 23 electric distribution cooperatives (which makes us a co-op of co-ops), and their members include over 300,000 homes, businesses and farms in Indiana, Illinois and Missouri. As a not-for-profit co-op, our members are our owners, so we aren't influenced by shareholders and old practices. We are guided by the seven cooperative principles that govern all co-ops and values that are important to us, like teamwork and putting family first. We are a Deliberately Different kind of power provider- built for stability and growth and focused on the future. And that's good news for the people and businesses who depend on us.Our company is big enough to provide training and professional development to further your career goals, yet small enough that you can maintain a personal connection with fellow employees. Employees are our most valuable assets, so we put employees first by offering an excellent benefits package, wellness benefits, and we throw in some fun activities along the way.