Avangrid Meter Tech A/B acceptable (21351 CMP) Portland Serv Building, ME in Portland, Maine
Meter Tech A/B acceptable (21351 CMP) Portland Serv Building, ME
Company: CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO
Portland, ME, US
About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)
POSITION – Union: Meter Tech A (B Acceptable)
NUMBER OF OPEN POSITIONS: 1
LOCATION: CMP-ME-Portland Serv Building
The installation, change-out, site analysis, removal, programming, repairing and troubleshooting of all metering at Distribution Systems, Transmission Systems, and Generating Systems. (Including usage concern tests).
Test and maintain locations utilizing SCADA equipment.
Test and maintain locations utilizing Transducers
Dual Circuit locations utilizing totalization equipment.
Net Energy Billing locations and other Bi-Directional metering applications.
Be proficient in the use of the Birddog, Portable Alpha, Optical Systems, 505 Analyzer, Power mate and Single Point Test Kit
Must be capable of coordination with Meter Engineer and Meter Services
Coordinators regarding special projects
Must have basic understanding of power quality issues and be able to monitor and trouble shoot power quality problems at customer locations
Must work and coordinate with other company personnel to assure continuity of job completion, and deal courteously with all customers.
Must be able to effectively communicate with customers, engineers and contractors regarding the metering installations and related equipment.
Must be able to accurately prepare and maintain the necessary records in connection with the work in a legible manner.
Have thorough understanding of vector analysis pertaining to transformer rated metering installations and be able to analyze results and recommend changes if required.
Must be capable of using a PC to accurately program and interrogate electronic meters and to complete reports with standard office software and manipulate files.
Assume responsibility for and insure the safe and proper use, operation and maintenance of tools, test equipment and vehicles.
Skills and Requirements
Must have passed the exam and be a qualified Meter Technician A.
Must have and maintain a valid State of Maine driver’s license.
Must have an associate degree in Electrical Technology or the equivalent.
Must be willing to participate in the safety process.
Must have a thorough knowledge of the safety instructions affecting the work and to perform the work accordingly.
Must stay current with technology associated with job classification.
Must be proficient in the use of personal computers (PC’s), operating systems and metering software applications.
Skills and Requirements Cont'd.
Must have a working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC) and local ordinances where applicable with respect to the installation of electric meters and service entrances and related equipment and to locate and inspect service installation for conformity to these regulations.
Must have a thorough knowledge of the Handbook of Standard Requirements, Metering Construction Standards, Field Operating Procedures pertaining to the assignment and the Meter Skills training manual.
Must be familiar with the Company’s industrial, commercial and residential rate structure.
Ability to work with others.
Ability to work within deadlines.
Must be capable of performing all essential functions of the classification and other appropriate duties as assigned.
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
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Be a role model
Focus to achieve results
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