West Oregon Electric Cooperative is seeking a Journey-Level Meter / Substation Technician (Certified Meterman).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

A Meterman/ Substation Technician must be a certified Meterman familiar with substation maintenance. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • install, read, maintain, repair, test, and calibrate all substation and generating station meters.
  • work with billing, engineering, and operations on the systems to ensure proper operations and reads and maintain a working database.
  • perform power quality recording and report findings to engineers and operations and meet with Members to answer questions related to power quality.
  • identify, supervise, and perform necessary maintenance testing, operations, and installation of substation equipment including transformers, switches, reclosers, circuit breakers, and regulators.


  • A high school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  •  Completion of a Meter Apprenticeship, or its equivalent, and have the ability to use tools and equipment of the trade.
  • Good Driving Record.
  • Physical exam required.


  • 5+ years experience as a Journeyman Meter Technician
  • CDL

Benefits to you:

  • WOEC encourages and pays for continuing education and certifications.
  • Overtime opportunities.
  • Highly skilled co-workers, passionate and take pride in their jobs.
  • Independent working environment.
  • Competitive pay and benefit package, including a defined contribution retirement plan.
  • Clothing allowance.

Additional information:

Starting Hourly Rate: $59.02

Location: Vernonia, OR

Department: Operations

Reports to: Engineering & Operations Manager

Union Status: Union – Local IBEW 125

How to Apply:

Download and complete our Employment Application and return it by e-mail to memberservice@westoregon.org.