Positions

Pay Range 14 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$35,409.35$53,114.03
Monthly$2,950.78$4,426.17
Bi-Weekly$1,361.90$2,042.85
Hourly (40 hrs.)$17.0237$25.5356
Hourly (42 hrs.)$16.2131$24.3196
Hourly (56 hrs.)$12.1598$18.2397

Control & Meter Technician II

Range: $35,409.35 - $53,114.03 (14)
Position Number: 6153

JOB TITLE: CONTROL & METER TECHNICIAN II 
JOB SUMMARY:
  This position performs technical duties in the installation, testing, maintenance, and repair of electric metering and electric substation devices.
MAJOR DUTIES:
Tests and calibrates electric meters.
Replaces electric meters in the field for testing.
Investigates electric meter problems; repairs or replaces meters as necessary.
Inspects current transformer rated services for proper meter installation.
Reads meters with interval data recording and reactive measurements for monthly billing.
Maintains electric substation control equipment, including standby battery systems, voltage regulators, transformer nitrogen systems, circuit breakers, and some supervisory control and data acquisition equipment.
Maintains city’s traffic signal controls.
Assists with maintaining inventory and periodic testing of lineman’s rubber gloves, sleeves, and line protective equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
Knowledge of electric meter testing, maintenance, and repair.
Knowledge of electric substation and electric metering equipment.
Knowledge of all functions of the electric meter shop.
Skill in the repair and maintenance of electrical substation and metering equipment.
Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
Skill in performing electric meter tests.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Engineering and System Planning Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city ordinances, policies, and procedures, and relevant federal and state laws and regulations.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of related technical duties in the repair and maintenance of electric substation and metering equipment. 
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to perform technical duties in the maintenance and repair of electric substation and metering equipment.  Success in this position provides safe, reliable, and cost-effective energy delivery.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, and utility customers.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, and climbs ladders.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office or outdoors where the employee may be exposed to occasional cold or inclement weather.  The position may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  None.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.