South Africa

LPU Metering Specialist Technician

Company Reware
Reference # B194
Published 12/01/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
The Metering Technician is responsible for the day-to-day management of all the metering customers. This includes prepaid, and postpaid, small, medium, and large power users. This entails the end-to-end implementation of the Large Power Users projects. The LPU Technician will be responsible for the overall successful implementation of the Cigicell/Reware metering.
Job Functions Engineering
Industries Telecommunications
Commercial Leadership
Drive some sales for the metering team in conjunction with the Business Development Executive.
Ensure commercially viable and sustainable project implementation
Assisting in managing and controlling the budget of each project

Operations Management
Ensure Metering operations are effectively and efficiently managed and that all prescribed operational objectives and targets are met.
Ensure all service levels and response time targets are met
Manage and ensure a continuous alignment metering strategy
Monitor and manage quality input from the metering team
Manage all technical issues are identified, addressed, and corrected.
Work across multiple projects simultaneously, across multiple municipalities
Ensure integrity of governance across all spheres of operations
Assist with Meter testing, calibration, and testing as and when required
Assist with smooth running of the from an site perspective of the Automatic
Meter Reading System
Installation, and testing metering equipment for HV and MV commercial sites

Measurement of Service Levels and Reporting
Provide reporting on metering projects (Timing of reports may vary dependent on requirements)
Ability to aid the AMR system specialist for up-to-date billing and reporting on all customers for metering projects.

People and Performance Management
Ensure all people in the metering team, could be contractors, are optimally managed and that they deliver a superior level of customer service
Monitor the quality of performance and drive interventions where required

Matric Grade 12
Diploma of equivalent relating to Electrical Current


General Experience
Demonstrated experience in an electrical distribution environment
Proven experience in prepaid and postpaid metering
Knowledge AMR systems and the implementation and maintenance of such
Demonstrated experience in testing and installing CT’s, and meters

Special Requirements
High technical ability in the field of Metering and Automatic Meter Reading system.
Ability to work on electrical distribution systems and an understanding of all levels of these distribution systems (6.6kV + 11kV)


Plans and Aligns
Ensures Accountability
Communicates Effectively
Situational Adaptability


Data Collection and Analysis
Data Control
Planning and Organizing
Policy and procedures
Policy and Regulation
Compliance Management
Computer Skills
Job Closing Date 27/01/2022
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