Date Posted: 03/22/19
A job opening exists in the BrightRidge AMI Department for an AMI Technician I.
Incumbent will complete annual meter validations and perform meter changes; complete assigned service orders through Mobile Workforce or paper orders as necessary; investigate the root cause of low/no usage meters; exchange meters; complete annual visual inspections, perform manual reading checks; return meters removed to the shop for testing, train on all AMI Tech II responsibilities to include connects, disconnects, direct load control installation and maintenance, water heater thermostat and element troubleshooting, and AMI site locations. The AMI Technician I will place meters in/out of service, document and report broken meter seals, and interact with BrightRidge customers in a positive manner. The successful candidate will establish and maintain effective working relations, identify different types of meters and related equipment, possess strong critical thinking/problem-solving skills, operate a multimeter, complete work independently, possess P/C skills and have experience with Windows-based programs. The incumbent will be trained to use software to include CIS, ABS, MDM, Tantalus TeamRoom and TUNet systems.
Position requires driving several hours a day plus constant handling, vision and depth perception and frequent fine manipulation, sitting, reaching and static position of the head/neck. Requires frequent arm/hand, leg/foot and simple grasp for machine control operation. Outside work in adverse weather conditions and the ability to ambulate on uneven terrain with exposure to dirt and dust is required. May be exposed to insects and animals such as dogs. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds (propane tanks) and have maximum push force of 30 pounds and maximum pull force of 20 pounds.
Requirements include a high school diploma/equivalent, a valid driver’s license and prior fieldwork experience in an electric utility or similar industry is preferred. Only qualified applicants will be considered. Applications must be completed by Friday, March 29, 2019. EEO/M/F/TNDFWP.