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Colorado Springs Utilities Electric Meter Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Electric Meter Specialist

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $35.09 to $40.35

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 6/14/20

Electric Meter Specialist

At Colorado Springs Utilities, we believe in visionaries who can help us move forward, dedicated individuals who take pride in their work, and inspire a team to make a difference every day. If that were not enough, our employees enjoy over 300 days of sunshine, 7,000+ acres of parks, and other outdoor adventures right in our own backyard. Our city is the third most desired place to live in the United States (according to U.S. News & World Report, 2019) and is a particularly popular place to live for professionals, millennials, and families – thanks to its reasonably priced neighborhoods, easy access to nature, culture, and adventure.

Colorado Springs Utilities is looking to add a dedicated and driven Electric Meter Specialist like you to join our Advanced Metering Technologies team. This group provides expertise and guidance vital to our organization’s responsibility for timely and accurate metering. This role is hands-on, entailing day to day responsibility for all-electric metering duties.

Finally, our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. That’s why we invest in our employees through a comprehensive benefit and wellness plan, generous vacation and sick time, tuition assistance, training and development opportunities, and a substantial pension (PERA) program. Come be a part of a team making a difference in the lives of our customers in a sought-after community. Want to know more about Colorado Springs? Look here: http://www.choosecoloradosprings.com

What you’ll do:

  • Installing, exchanging and disconnecting both Self Contained and Transformer rated electric meters and related equipment

  • Performing inspections and ensuring proper operation of electric meters through

  • Testing

  • Programming

  • Repairs

  • Beta testing

  • Ensuring compliance with standards and specifications

  • Maintaining testing equipment to comply with industry standards

  • Using your expertise to troubleshoot problems

  • Maintain records and enter daily meter transactions into multiple applications

  • Provide technical assistance

  • Perform work in a safe manner and comply with the injury and incident free workplace

What you bring to the team:

  • Advanced knowledge of electric metering to include self-contained, transformer rated and primary metering

  • Experience and familiarity analyzing, testing and Programming electric meters to meet specifications

  • Strong computer skills to utilize various meter software programs

  • Action-oriented and a self-starter

  • A positive, can-do attitude

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, teamwork, and customer service skills

As a highly qualified applicant, you will have completed a DOL certified (registered) electric meter specialist apprenticeship or a non-registered apprenticeship program sponsored by an employer. You will also have at least an additional 2 years of hands-on experience as a journeyman. For applicants not completing any form of apprenticeship, you must have a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in advanced electric metering.

How we will support your career growth:

You will be given opportunities to stay on top of the trends in metering by using the latest technology, attending educational classes such as the Rocky Mountain Electric Metering Association’s (RMEMA) advanced metering classes, and mentoring future Electric Meter Specialist through our apprenticeship program.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community

ATTENTION: During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Colorado Springs Utilities will continue advertising open positions. However, in-person interviews will discontinue for most positions until further notice. Instead, our hiring process will leverage remote technology solutions, to include the enhanced use of email, telephone and video solutions where possible. Additionally, we anticipate delays confirming start dates for successful candidates until we are able to resume more normal business operations. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .

Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Have a question? If you have a question about a position or need assistance from a recruiter, email us at csurecruiting@csu.org or call 719-668-7500.

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E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not participate in work visa programs or sponsorship of work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B or TN visas)

Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

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