Pay Range 16 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$18.7910$28.1865
Hourly (42 hrs.)$17.8962$26.8443
Hourly (56 hrs.)$13.4222$20.1332

Control & Meter Technician III

Range: $39,085.31 - $58,627.96 (16)
Position Number: 6163

JOB SUMMARY:  This position performs technical duties in the analysis, maintenance and repair of electric metering and electric substation devices.
Maintains, updates, and generates reports for large industrial customers billing data.
Maintains database for all electric meters tested.
Works with vendors to resolve issues with first use of new types for electric metering and electric substation devices.
Assists in the maintenance of electric substations as needed.
Assists in the daily operation of the electric meter shop.
Researches new equipment to improve shop efficiency.
Maintains time sheets for electric meter shop.
Checks new electric metering installations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of relevant computer software programs including Microsoft EXCEL.
Knowledge of electric meter testing and data maintenance.
Knowledge of electric substation and electric metering equipment.
Knowledge of all functions of the electric meter shop.
Skill in maintaining files and records.
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 varied technical duties in the repair and maintenance of electric substation and metering equipment.  Frequent delays in the acquisition of replacement parts contribute to the complexity of the position.
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, vendors, 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 walking. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office or outdoors where the employee may be exposed to much noise and occasional cold or inclement weather.  The position may require the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, or gloves.
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.