Electrical / Wisconsin

Electrical Engineer (Meter Project Manager) Full Time

Direct hire opening in downtown Milwaukee for an engineering leader with well-rounded meter expertise. Enjoy a generous compensation and benefits package and the challenge of furthering a highly visible department at Wisconsin’s premiere energy company. In other words, this is your time to shine.

While this role is largely focused on troubleshooting, process improvement, customer service, and technical support, you must have the hands-on engineering chops to back you up. Looking for a self-starter who can seamlessly interact with various departments and provide direction to field and shop crews.

The Electrical Engineer (Meter Project Manager) acts as lead consultant for technical support and problem diagnosis for Customer Service, Applications, Billing, Account/Service Managers, Generation and Substation Metering Personnel. You are responsible for the specification and evaluation of new metering technologies and equipment, maintaining accurate documentation for installation and wiring of metering on various service types, interfacing with vendors, advising purchasing on metering equipment purchases, and providing meter engineering support to field operations, meter shop operation, marketing, billing groups, or special projects.

Essential functions include:

  • Provide technical support for maintenance of primary metering to Meter & Service, Meter Reading, and Billing.
  • Identifying, developing, evaluating and applying new technologies, processes and procedures to revenue metering.
  • Act as a resource for special experimental projects where metering is required for data collection and evaluation.
  • The specification, troubleshooting, and maintenance of equipment needed by the Field Operation and the Meter Shop.
  • Maintenance of documentation for the installation, maintenance and testing of metering equipment.
  • Installation and maintenance of various software applications used in the operation of various meters, both on the company LAN, and on field PCs
  • Providing work direction and technical support for the employees assigned to complete primary metering job orders. Managing field activities of the primary meter crew and primary meter testers and creating the work orders and job cards used in the work management system. Direct support of meter shop functions related to the testing, maintenance and configuration of metering equipment used for our largest electric customers, balancing authority metering and generation metering.
  • Develop and provide training to Meter Tester-A and Meter Shop personnel as needed. Maintain WPM documents and Construction Standard documents related to primary metering.
  • Meter problem/failure diagnosis and resolution.
  • Engineering design and support of the installation and testing of metering and communications circuits for primary rate customers, balancing authority metering (interconnection points) and generation metering.
  • Providing technical support and problem diagnosis for Customer Service, Applications, Billing, Account/Service Managers, Generation and Substation Metering Personnel at We energies and WPS. This involves working directly with our largest customers to provide engineering consulting on the implementation and integration of customer owned energy control and monitoring systems with our metering systems.
  • Identifying, developing, evaluating and applying new technologies, processes and procedures to revenue metering.
  • Provide input into the future direction and design of revenue metering

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field required.
  • PE license preferred
  • 3-5+ years of meter engineering analysis experience, and the ability to apply engineering principles to the resolution of metering problems
  • 1+ year experience working with high voltage power systems and distribution systems.

Email resume to rconard@fsnw.com 

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: August 31, 2017
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI
  • Job Title: Electrical Engineer (Meter Project Manager)
  • Salary: $75,000 - $95,000 (DOE)
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