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 our Employment Application and return it by e-mail to, or mail to PO BOX 69, Vernonia, OR 97064.

About WOEC:

West Oregon Electric Cooperative has 23 employees who provide electric service to approximately 4200 meters and 3800 members. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package including a defined contribution retirement plan, continued professional development training, and more! We have an excellent team in place that is dedicated to our mission of providing safe and reliable electric service to our membership!