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Electricity Metering Technical Specialist

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Job Ref:  013207
Employer:  Power Water
Job Type:  Permanent Full Time
Darwin NT, Australia (Show on map)

Job title:

Electricity Metering Technical Specialist


Technical Specialist   

Position number:


Reports to:

Metering Technical Coordinator

Job type:

Full Time



Business unit:

Power Networks                                              Location:          Darwin       

Special Measures:

PWC values diversity in the workplace. Therefore, under an approved Special Measures Plan, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) applicants will be given priority selection, provided they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the level commensurate with the position.


Primary Objective

Perform skilled work in the installation, testing, inspection and maintenance of single and three phase metering installations.


Key Responsibilities

1.     Carry out duties in accordance with Power and Water's safety and environmental policy, safety principles, corporate values and behaviours.

2.     Carry out inspection and testing of electricity meters and associated Instrument Transformers and communication modules

3.     Participate in improvement of the meter installations testing capabilities and its present test equipment 

4.     Ensure accurate registry of information of installed metering installation in the field within the required time as specified by the meter technical coordinator

5.     Ensure the requirements within Metering Asset Management plan are fully adhered within negotiated time line set out by the metering technical coordinator. 


Selection criteria


1.     Formal trade certificate in a related field and/or extensive experience in

2.     Demonstrated understanding of electrical measuring theories and principles and its applications to electricity metering installations both HV and LV

3.     Demonstrated understanding of electric watt-hour meters and electronic equipment used in accuracy testing meters and associated instrument Transformers

4.     Demonstrated understanding of programming of meters including alterations of existing program in the field and in the control environment

5.     Understanding of metering scheme and design for both LV and HV metering installations


Selection criteria


1.     Experience working in a utility or similar environment, and sound knowledge and experience of procedures and systems used for metering, billing or retail.

2.     At least 12 months of full-time experience in the installations, testing, and maintenance of electricity meters and related metering equipment


Further information

1.     Contact Luke Hinton on 08 89245 225 for further information about the position.

2.     Information about Power and Water Corporation may be viewed at

3.     The remuneration package amounts published for this position include base salary, a fixed allowance, superannuation, annual leave loading and the value of an extra week’s annual leave.


Information for Applicants: Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and an attached detailed

resume/cv. For further information for applicants and example applications: click here


Information about Selected Applicant’s Merit: If you accept this position, a detailed summary of your merit (including work history, experience, qualifications, skills, information from referees, etc.) will be provided to other applicants, to ensure transparency and better understanding of the reasons for the decision. For further information: click here

Vacancy Closes: 24/09/2018

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