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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Apprenticeship
Program Number: 50-413-7
Credit Program
electrical wiring/metering technician

Metering Technician Apprentice Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this apprenticeship:

Metering Technician

Average Median Wage

$55116

Description

Electric Metering Technicians repair, rebuild and wire all styles of electricity meters and metering equipment, including transformer rated meters, pulse relays and recorders. They perform routine field checks of complex industrial meters to ensure proper operation. They maintain electricity meter and departmental instrument histories and maintain accurate inventory records. They operate computers as required for shop work and field testing and interrogation of metering installations.

Details and Requirements

  • 4-year training program
  • 5,760 hours on-the-job training
  • 480 hours paid related instruction
  • Additional related instruction may be required
  • Classroom instruction is offered in weekly blocks staggered throughout the year

Apprenticeship Information

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license or reliable transportation
  • Commercial driver's license (CDL) with an "A" endorsement or the ability to get the CDL
  • Most employers test applicants for basic verbal, arithmetic and abstract reasoning skills
  • Some employers test for physical ability, such as: balance, coordination, strength and mechanical aptitude
  • Applicants apply directly to the electric utility

Wisconsin Technical College Metering Technician Apprentice Programs

Metering Technician Apprentice
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