Powering What's Possible The Power that makes Great River energy an industry leader is our employees.
We are seeking a Metering Technician Electrician for the Elk River, MN service center to provide operation, installation, testing, checkout and maintenance of metering and associated equipment on the Great River Energy (GRE) system.
Performs and/or assists in the maintenance of all revenue metering and associated equipment such as instrument transformers in distributions substations, power substations, and generation plants owned by GRE or equipment GRE has the responsibility to maintain.
Performs and/or assists in the installation, testing, set-up of meter MV90 master file, checkout of new revenue metering and associated equipment such as instrument transformers in distributions substations, power substations, and generation plants owned by GRE or equipment GRE has the responsibility to maintain.
Operates power tools, multimeter, voltmeters, ampere-meters, and phase rotation meters.
Performs field and shop tests on all types of meter installations.
Develops and updates maintenance procedures along with maintaining equipment records in area of responsibility.
Responsible for working safely and following GRE safety rules, procedures, and guidelines.
Performs all other related duties and special projects as assigned by the supervisor.
Minimum education requirements include a two-year technical degree/diploma in electrical, computer, or electronics related courses. A minimum of three years metering or distribution substation experience is preferred.
Skilled at effective communication that includes good interpersonal skills as well as written and verbal communication.
Skill and ability to use personal computers and related software including test equipment software, asset management software, Windows-based programs, and email.
Skill and ability to read circuit diagrams, prints, and drawings.
Ability to perform metering calculations/mathematics.
Ability to use meter data collection and management systems.
Ability to be self-motivated and be able to work alone without direct supervision.
Multi-task and prioritize daily work.
Working conditions will be indoors and outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather conditions of extreme cold or heat.
Requires the incumbent to live within a 30 mile living or 45 mile driving distance from reporting location.
Occasional overnight travel, overtime and/or working weekends.
Qualified candidates will find we have a lot to offer: work-life balance, comprehensive benefits package, wellness programs, continuing education, generous retirement plan, a team based collaborative culture and more! Qualified candidates, please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com under the Careers tab by March 17, 2020. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.
Internal Number: 2020-1367
About Great River Energy
Powering what’s possible Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people. A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.