FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
info@fasttek.com
(734) 744-9373
Southfield, MI
MTC Technical Metering Sr. Technician #893277
Job Description:
If you're looking for a career that will provide a challenging work environment and many opportunities to learn, our company is the place for you.  Join our team and become part of a company full of exciting opportunities. We help employees achieve their personal best by offering many opportunities that develop and enhance their skills for career advancement.
 
Duties:
  • The role of the Metering Technology Center (MTC)  Technical Metering Technician is to provide a variety of expert level technical support functions related to a wide range of electric and gas metering applications.
  • In this capacity the Technician must rely on their expert knowledge and experience to support existing operations and provide solutions which add value to the business.
  • Operations which the  Technician is expected to provide direct support includes the MTC Electric Test Facility [E-TF], MTC Gas Test Facility [G-TF], MV90, Advanced Meter Infrastructure [AMI], Revenue Recovery, Electric Meter Operations [EMO], Gas Services and Customer Billing.
  • The covered territory covers all gas and electric territories. Quality Assurance: Document and execute quality assurance activities necessary to insure
  • Quality Assurance: Document and execute quality assurance activities necessary to ensure compliance with MPSC and regulatory and operational requirements as it pertains to gas & electric metering.
  • Process Documentation: Provide standard work instructions / job aids / procedures as necessary to support gas & electric operations within MTC and the relevant field groups. Standard documents must be reviewed and approved before they are published for general use.
  • Technical Metering Support: Provide expert level technical support pertaining to metering and metering applications for the MTC ETF, MTC GTF, MV90, AMI, Revenue Recovery, Customer Billing and the relevant field groups.
  • New Metering Products: Assess performance and functionality of new hardware and software metering products with an emphasis on current and future MV90 or AMI metering solutions.
  • New Instrumentation and Tools: Evaluate new instrumentation, software or other tools for gas & electric operations within MTC and the relevant field groups. New instrumentation and tools are evaluated with an emphasis on improving productivity and reducing the human struggle.
  • System Testing: Support all system testing impacted by metering data or meter events due to system updates or enhancements.
  • System Testing: Support all system testing impacted by metering data or meter events due to system updates or enhancements.
  • Advanced Technical Training: Provide training for gas & electric operations within MTC and the relevant field groups as necessary to support new tools and metering products.
  • MTC Operations: Provide technical maintenance support for the MTC Gas & Electric Test Facilities to resolve instrumentation issues which impact MTC operational goals & objectives.
  • SME: Serve as subject matter expert on projects which seek to introduce innovative solutions by leveraging advanced MV90 and AMI technologies.
  • Safety: Promote safety principles and safety culture.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Cultivate a team which is accepting of the ways in which people differ, removes barriers and empowers coworkers so everyone has the opportunity to realize and express their true selves within a workplace which makes them feel welcome and wanted.
Skills:
  • Knowledge of relevant national and industry safety standards such as OSHA and NFPA.
  • Digital electronics and digital communications
  • Programming experience - can be software or PLC
  • Understanding of polyphase AC Power systems to include service types and transformer applications.
  • Metrology - measurement of electrical quantities to include power, energy and reactance within a three phase AC power system.
  • Problem Solving - ability to solve complex problems involving multiple advanced systems.\
  • Oral and written communication skills necessary to communicate complex technical concepts across across business units and across management levels within an organization.
  • Knowledge of MPSC technical rules and regulations pertaining to our com’pany's regulated gas & electric metering activities.
  • Team building - ability to cultivate the relevant skills within all team member's to perform at the highest possible level.
 
Required:
  • 48 technical hours or completion of relevant military training
  • Associates Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2-4 years' experience required.
  • 4-7 years' experience is preferred.
 
Working Conditions:
  • Most work will be performed with the Metering Technology Center in Jackson with occasional travel and work onsite in an outdoors setting.
  • Typically, onsite work is limited to one day a week or less but may occasionally be more.
  • Onsite activity will potentially have many hazards including high voltage and hazardous zones.
 
Additional Info:
 
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
 
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
 
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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