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Meter Lab Technician (CMP-ME-North Augusta Serv Cntr)


Augusta, ME, US



About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit




POSITION – Union:  Meter Lab Technician (CMP-ME-North Augusta Serv Cntr)(38485)


LOCATION:  CMP-ME-North Augusta Serv Cntr

Job Summary

Perform technical training for all meter testers and stock handlers.  Clean, test, calibrate, repair, recondition and programming of all types and forms of watthour meters. Accurately enter meter data on the ADM (meter inventory and tracking) system.  Accurately enter data on the ADM and SAP SmartCare system.  Responsible for the repair and/or reconditioning of all types of instrument transformers. 


  • Perform technical training to all meter and instrument transformer testing in the Meter Lab.
  • To clean, test, inspect and calibrate all types and forms of watthour meters and replace parts as necessary.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and/or install auxiliary boards in meter such as NICs, Pulse initiators and modems into meters.
  • To become familiar with and obtain the knowledge required to accurately program and verify electronic and solid state watthour meters in reference to their intended use.
  • Accurately detect and report any defects or suspected diversions in a timely manner, including any follow-ups when necessary.
  • To compute register ratios, test constants and the accuracy of all watthour meters being tested.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of written job procedures.
  • Assist with the inventory in the meter lab as needed.
  • Responsible for accurately entering meter data and test results in the ADM system and SAP SmartCare systems.
  • Have a working knowledge of meter manufacturers’ software and meter programs in order to validate meter configuration and meter table during acceptance testing.
  • Proficiently operate the WECO test boards to test all types and forms of meters.
  • Clean, inspect and test all types of instrument transformers.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as directed.

Skills and Requirements

  • Must have an associate degree in Electrical Technology or the equivalent.
  • Must be willing to participate in the safety process.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the safety instructions affecting the work and to perform the work accordingly.
  • Must stay current with technology associated with the job classification.
  • Must be proficient in the use of personal computers (PC’s), operating systems and metering software applications.
  • Must be capable of operating the WECO test boards and time run boards.
  • Accurately test meters, maintain proper inventory of parts and supplies, including covers.
  • Must have ability to lift 80 lbs.
  • Ability to work with others and alone.
  • Ability to work within deadlines.
  • Must be capable of performing all essential functions of the classification and other appropriate duties as assigned.


  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

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Nearest Major Market: Waterville
Nearest Secondary Market: Augusta Maine

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