Metering Foreman

Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) has an immediate opening for an Metering Foreman to work at our headquarters located in Pahrump, Nevada.

Valley Electric Association, Inc., (VEA) is a member-owned electric cooperative based in Pahrump, Nevada, with a certified service area covering more than 6,800 square miles in Nevada and California. VEA presently provides service to over 24,000 services with 2,120 line miles of distribution facilities and 13 substations.  VEA is a participating transmission owner and load serving entity in the California Independent System of Operators Corporation (CAISO).

VEA is the parent company to a host of wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Valley Electric Transmission Association (VETA), Valley Communication Association (VCA), Valley Electric Services Company (VESC), and Valley Electric Energy Services (VEES).

VCA (Valley Communications Association), is a wholly-owned subsidiary based in Pahrump, NV, and will offer commercial and residential optical fiber broadband service, with speeds up to 1 gigabit, to VEA members throughout Nevada.

The Metering Foreman is responsible for effectively executing the planning, prioritizing and supervision of the day to day operations of the metering department. This position provides specialized technical skills and knowledge for meter testing and programming, including AMR, AMI and substation metering. Employee will effectively provide service information to management and consumers, creating goodwill between the Cooperative and its membership. For more detailed information regarding responsibilities, duties and specifications, please refer to the job description for Metering Foreman

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Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent and certified as a Journeyman Meter Technician, or equivalent experience and training or hold a certification through an approved apprentice program for metering technician. Minimum of 6 years in an appropriate field.

Other Skills and Abilities: The employee must have the ability to work independently. The employee must be flexible, organized, decisive, and able to take the initiative to carry out problem-solving in standardized situations. The employee must have the ability to possess a Medic First Aid Card (CPR inclusive). The employee must obtain and maintain a current driver’s license and must have the ability to obtain a current medical card per Nevada State Department of Transportation Regulations. The employee must have ability to obtain an OSHA 10hr Training Certificate. The employee must have the ability to obtain Certification for Fork Lift Operator. The employee must be able to obtain and maintain federal security clearances that satisfy the access requirements of VEA’s federally contracted installations.


VEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression

Valley Electric Association, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a competitive benefits package, which includes company paid:

Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
Short-Term Disability
Group Life Insurance
Business Travel Life Insurance
401(k) plan
Pension plan
Vacation and Sick accrual
Holiday pay

Job Details

July 14, 2021
Until Filled