Metering Engineer

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Classification:Facilities Services-Engineering 2
Grade:Grade 79
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science

Position Summary:

The University Of Alaska Fairbanks Utilities Department is currently hiring for a team-oriented metering design Engineer / metering technician with a minimum of 4 years of related experience and / or training.


100Facilities maintenance and operations support of metering systems. Assess water, steam condensate and electrical meters for new installation, repair or replacement. Provide monthly report on power, water and steam condensate usage for the UAF campus. Insure that current and new facility metering records are accurate, complete, stored properly and available for use by Facilities Services and other users. Field verifies and input as-built data into CAD drawings. Oversee the metering PMI (Preventive Maintenance and Inspection) program. This system analyses all the meters on campus weekly and looks for meters that are out of tolerances. Construction project support. Provide management of small metering projects. Interpret the requirements of design and construction drawings, specifications, and contracts. Support construction work, and participate in project acceptance activities.Essential


Ability to analyze and resolve significant metering problems.
Ability to provide problem resolution requiring considerable analysis of multiple components or conflicting issues.
Ability to manage metering projects involving power, water and steam condensate meters.
Ability to organize metering projects/expenditures within well-defined guidelines.
Ability to read, interpret and work from plans, drawings and specifications; make rough sketches; follow oral and written directions; must be willing to work around asbestos containing materials.
Education/ experience sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position and to have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
Skilled in installation, maintenance, and repair of metering equipment.


Advanced experience with PI process book and MS Excel programs.
Experience with Schnieder & Shark electrical meters and Badger water & steam condensate meters.
Experience with computer networking and website organization/construction.
Ten years’ experience with personal computers and servers.
Experience with low voltage electrical wiring and circuit design.
Experience with project management.


Four years college level education in Engineering, Industrial/Construction Technology or equivalent experience/education plus 4 years related experience and/or training.

Must have a valid Driver’s License.

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 5/29/2020, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

Salary Information: Grade 79 / Step 1 $25.82/hr DOE.  This is a full-time, benefited position with a UA employee benefits package

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.




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