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Journeyman Electric Meter Specialist Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: December 6, 2022
Reference Code: 53122-en_US

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

We anticipate the need for one Journeyman Electric Meter Specialist(s) (Field) to be located at the Chestnut Service Center in Minneapolis, MN. The current rate of pay for this position is $49.02 Hourly plus $.08 per hour premium pay. This position will be posted for 10 Working Days from December 6, 2022 to December 19, 2022.

Employees who are interested and possess the necessary qualifications and requirements may sign below.
Job Responsibilities (May include, but not limited to the following) Perform all job duties of lower meter section classifications. Provide technical direction, assistance, and training to other meter section personnel and internal/external customers. Test, troubleshoot, program, and calibrate self-contained single phase and three phase meters as required. Install, change, and verify substation, generation, commercial, industrial, residential revenue metering equipment as required. Interpret, update, and develop drawings and documentation for meter equipment and installations of all types. Work with other shop and field personnel in prioritization and completion of work and maintenance of appropriate records and paperwork.

High school diploma or GED.
Basic AC/DC knowledge.
Additional training in electricity or electronics preferred.
Valid Drivers License.
The ability to lift 50 pounds.
Must currently be an Electric Meter Journeyman or with similar job responsibilities.
Special Requirements
1. Accept additional training required by the company to keep abreast of metering technology and automation techniques.
2. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills.
3. Must have excellent problem solving and decision-making skills.
4. Requires participation in after-hour emergency callouts and overtime.

Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 13210:MW & ME Field Mtr MN || Full-Time || Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $49.02 per hour
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Vacation, Holidays, Additional days off, Sick Time, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only)

Requisition Number: 53122
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

About this Employer

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.