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Job Requirements

Meter Technicians install, operate, repair, troubleshoot and safely maintain accurate electric metering installations to customers.

Educational Requirements:
Many employers have an in-house or union supported apprenticeship/trainee program. These programs have a set number of training hours required to be considered qualified.

National Occupational Standard

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

Working Conditions

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  • Meter Technicians spend their days outside and can be exposed to harsh weather conditions, including intense heat and cold, and adverse weather events (such as snow and ice storms, heavy winds, and rain).
  • Meter Technicians require manual dexterity to complete their tasks.