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Avangrid Service Worker 2/C in Portland, Maine

Service Worker 2/C



Portland, ME, US

Company Company

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 (

Job Info

POSITION – Union: Service Worker 2/C (25473)


LOCATION: CMP-ME-Portland Serv Building

Internal Only

STARTING RATE: $29.69 / Hourly

POSTING DATE: 01/10/2022

REMOVAL DATE: 01/18/2022


  • Performs general service work in connection with the installation and maintenance of all types of electric services and metering equipment. This includes working on services at the building end energized up to 600 volts.

  • Erects and climbs ladders alone on a daily basis.

  • Sets, removes, reconnects, disconnects and maintains self-contained meters, single phase and three phase.

  • Performs meter installation inspections, meter re-programming, meter equipment floats, meter equipment re-attachments, meter verifications and the installation of volt recorders.

  • Accurately reads all types of electric meters on walking or driving meter routes, makes an accurate record of use, reprograms meters on the Data Cap recording device for billing and other purposes as assigned.

  • Assists with handling of stock inventory.

  • Operates Company two-way radios as required.

  • Prepares and maintains records relating to the assignment.

  • Assists in scheduling appointments with customers, electrical contractors and electrical inspectors and coordinates work with other departments.

  • Discusses meter installations and related equipment with customers, engineers and contractors, as required.

  • Performs credit and collection according to procedures on single and three phase self-contained and transformer rated meters.

  • Works assigned overtime and responds to emergency assignments.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Requirements

  • Must maintain a good record for safe driving.

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent and have attained the level of a Service Journey Worker I or Line Worker 3/C.

  • Must be available to work assigned overtime and be able to respond to emergency assignments.

  • Must have or be able to acquire a working knowledge of the distribution plant in regard to sources of feed and location of switches as related to the assignment.

  • Must know and be able to demonstrate the correct use, care and placement of ladders.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the Company’s operating standards, policies and directives pertaining to the assignment. These include the Electric Service Rate Schedules, the Company’s Standard Requirements (Electric Service and Meter Installations), CSS procedures and other related rules and regulations pertaining to the assignment.


  • Must have a working knowledge of the National Electrical Code 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 installations for conformity to these regulations.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to use tools, equipment, and instruments of the trade.

  • Must know the safety instructions pertaining to the job tasks of the classification.

  • Must reside within an acceptable distance (45 minutes) from their regular reporting location or be willing to relocate within nine months of transfer and be available for emergency assignments.

  • Must be capable of performing all of the essential functions and duties of the classification.


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (

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