Electric Meter Technician

London Hydro Inc.
London, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: March 31, 2023


Electric Meter Technician

London, ON

Your skills and expertise as an Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technician, or similarly qualified professional, will be fully used in this exciting role as an Electric Meter Technician with London Hydro.

Working under the direction of the Electric Meter Supervisor, or designate, you will maintain all types of revenue meters and associated equipment to ensure accurate, safe and compliant metering for customers.

This position will involve working on energized cable and/or equipment of up to 750 volts, and in close proximity to high-voltage cable and/or equipment.


As part of your responsibilities as an Electric Meter Technician, you will:

  • Work on energized cable and/or equipment up to 750 volts.
  • Work in close proximity to high voltage cable and/or equipment.
  • Write reports, keep records, and requisition material.
  • Install, repair, prepare, evaluate, configure, upgrade and replace electric meters and associated communications and instruments in accordance with Measurement Canada regulations and London Hydro standards and policies.
  • Connect and disconnect customer services at the meter or by using/supporting remote disconnect technology.
  • Install, test, operate and maintain smart meter / RF communication systems (including but not limited to pinging, mpass tuning, or encryption operations)
  • Install, test, operate and maintain interval meter communication systems to include but not limited to - POTS, TCP/IP, WiFi, Cellular & RF based systems.
  • Inspect, verify, and seal all electric meters in accordance with Measurement Canada approved QMS.
  • Initiate processes and assist in maintaining records as defined in the Quality Management System (QMS) procedures.
  • Operate Validation Testbench to install meters and run test scripts to verify metering and communications functionality.
  • Install and operate recording and testing instruments to monitor system disturbances.
  • Analyze and test accuracy of meters and associated instruments on customer premises to verify measurement and billing.
  • Inspect electrical installations performed by outside contractors.
  • Organize and classify meters coming into and going out of the shop.
  • Use various pieces of test equipment.
  • Collaborate with customers, contractors and other departments to complete job procedures.
  • Perform analysis of equipment needs, report non-registering or unmetered situations and onsite requirements.
  • Generate, modify, update, maintain and preserve all meter documentation as required by Measurement Canada.
  • Assist in the training of apprentices and learners.
  • Use a personal computer and associated software proficiently.
  • Adhere to all Occupational Health & Safety Act rules and regulations, the E&USA rule book, London Hydro work practices and London Hydro’s Health & Safety Management System.


The qualified Electric Meter Technician we seek for this opportunity must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Community college graduation from an Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technician program or equivalent.
  • Class G Driver's Licence (a driver's licence and an ability to drive are required in order to discharge the essential duties of the position).
  • Manufacturer and EDA Metering courses.
  • Ability to obtain Aerial Device Qualifications.
  • We are currently seeking a candidate with MEA Journeyperson Metering Certification. Applicants who don't meet this requirement may be considered.

NOTE: Please note that applicants who receive any conditional offer of employment from London Hydro will be required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada as a condition of employment and to maintain their status as fully vaccinated as a condition of continued employment. London Hydro will consider individual requests for accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to grounds protected under the Human Rights Code.

About London Hydro

For over a century, London Hydro has been providing safe, affordable and reliable electricity to a diverse customer base. We are one of the area’s larger employers, with a highly skilled and motivated team of people across many different occupations. Through this dedicated team and an extensive network of overhead and underground power lines, we power over 160,000 homes and businesses, and continue to improve the way people live and work. 

Living in London offers many lifestyle benefits. Develop your career at London Hydro. 

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For more information, and to apply:

To find out more about London Hydro, as well as this and other opportunities to join our team, please visit our website at www.londonhydro.com. If you are both qualified and safety-focused, we invite you to submit your cover letter and resume as a single document (in .pdf or .docx format, only), saving the file as your last name and first name with no spaces (i.e., LastnameFirstname), by Friday, March 31, 2023, to: Human Resources Department, London Hydro Inc., P.O. Box 2700, London, ON N6A 4H6. Fax: 519-661-5164. E-mail (quote Electric Meter Technician in the subject line and ensure that you attach your resume): jobs@londonhydro.comThe successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check prior to the commencement of employment. An education check will also be conducted.

London Hydro is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available under the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Any personal information submitted will be managed in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only to determine eligibility for employment.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to applicants who are authorized to work in Canada.

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