Iberdrola USA Technician - Meter Services (RGE 63506) Rochester, NY US in Rochester, New York

Company

Business and Department

RGE-NY-East Avenue Rochester,NY

Description

Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:

Maintains calibration and certification of all metering test equipment for compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Provides repair, test and calibration services for various measurement instruments, plus metering equipment and other specialized metering equipment. Develops and coordinates the Company’s formal Meter Training programs and documentation of same. Provides the field coordination, technical metering support, meter training material and meter testing requirements. Administers the Company’s Meter Progression program. Develops and maintains the Company’s Meter Field Operating Procedures (including Metering Construction Standards), electronic meter reading (EMR) and CSS (meter related) procedures. Coordinates the implementation of new metering technologies.

Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  1. Verifies testing on the labs calibration boards (5455 and 5800) and field equipment to ensure calibration traceable to the N.I.S.T. Develops company policies and procedures to ensure uniform practice and regulatory compliance related to meter work methods, EMR and CSS (meter related).

  2. Develops and coordinates corporate meter training programs. Develops and revises progression examinations as required to ensure they represent current metering standards, work methods and practices. Coordinates the scheduling, correcting and grading of all progression examinations in the metering field. Initiates and maintains any records that may be required for the documentation of field metering training and progression examinations.

  3. Maintains, repairs, instruments used by various departments company-wide. Tests, troubleshoots and repairs all pulse metering equipment and specialized electronic and solidstate metering equipment.

tests and calibrates all measurement

  1. Provides technical assistance and advice in the area of testing, calibration and repair of metering equipment and operation of the AMS-2000 System. Maintains an inventory of repair parts. Audits and maintains current certification records. Prepares requisitions.

  2. Maintains and updates Meter Skills Training Manuals. Ensures that the Company’s meter training procedures comply with current OSHA regulations. Develops and maintains EMR Systems training manual, Operators Guides and Meter Field Operating Procedures, including Metering Construction Standards.

  3. Assists in scheduling and monitoring watt-hour meter field testing, changeout and retirement programs. Conducts meter technical training (including EMR and CSS) of Meter Operations Department employees.

  4. Tests, inspects and maintains key Personal Protective Equipment such as Rubber Gloves, Sleeves, Blankets, and Grounds. Also cleans, inspects, and repairs field tools such as Hot Sticks and Load Busters. Duties include updating tracking records for OSHA compliance.

Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

  • Associates degree in Electrical/Electronics Technology or equivalent experience.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • 5-7 years of technical experience in the electric metering field.

  • Thorough knowledge of standards, procedures, instructions, regulatory and training requirements related to Company’s Meter Lab.

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply to positions, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources departmentat 833-246-6347 or by emailing us at careers@avangrid.com.

Company: Construction & Maintenance Gas Rochester

Department: Gas Operations

Job Title: Technician – Meter Services

Location: Rochester, NY

Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

REFERENCE: 5096779603

Publication date: 03.07.2018