This position is responsible for the installation, inspection, testing, maintenance and repair on all types of electric meters and associated metering equipment and control systems used in a distribution electric utility.
Minimum Required Qualifications and Competencies
The following includes the minimum job requirements and essential duties for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some job requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
High School or GED
2 Year / Associate Degree
Electronics or related discipline from a recognized technical school or certificate from a vocational school.
Certification as a Journeyman Meter Technician from an accredited metering apprentice program.
Five (5) years directly related experience as a Meter Technician
Experience or similar work with an electric utility or related industry.
Education and/or Experience Notes
Job related experience may be substituted as follows: Equivalent position with a distribution electric utility, contractor or related industry with a minimum of one year experience as a fully qualified Meter Technician 1st Class/Journeyman Meter Technician.
Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including a personal computer, printers, copy machines, telephone, and fax machine and radio communications equipment.
Ability to work irregular hours for assignment completion and flexibility to change scheduling and report to work on short notice during emergency situations.
A valid Florida driver’s license for regular driving privileges of a company vehicle; must have and maintain an acceptable driving record as determined by SECO Energy.
Frequent business travel to all areas of service territory required.
The normal work week consists of five (5) consecutive eight (8) hour days, or four (4) consecutive ten (10) hour days, exclusive of mealtime, Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight.
The Cooperative will determine if an eight (8) hour or ten (10) hour schedule will be used and shall establish the normal schedule of starting and quitting time.
Shift schedules may be changed by giving a 36-hour notice of the changed schedule.
Ability to work irregular hours for assignment completion and flexibility to change scheduling and report to work on short notice during emergency situations and outside of regular assigned shift; ability to work overtime, on-call and availability to respond to call-outs and maintain an acceptable call out response.
Successful completion of pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen.
SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric cooperative serving over 210,000 families and businesses across seven counties in Central Florida, making SECO the third largest electric co-op in Florida and the seventh largest in the nation.
In both 2017 and 2016, SECO Energy was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Cooperatives” in the J.D. Power Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study. In 2015, SECO Energy was ranked “Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Midsize Utilities in the South” by J.D. Power. SECO refers to the three consecutive awards as its “Triple Crown,” and we are grateful to our members for ranking us #1!