Polyphase Technician Meter Department
General Posting
Closing Date:
May 29, 2023
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Job Description:


Polyphase Technician

Meter Department

About Sault Ste. Marie: A welcoming and vibrant community of 73,000, Sault Ste. Marie provides an affordable, active lifestyle in the heart of the Great Lakes. What you’ll find here is a great career and even greater quality of life that offers short commute times and quick access to world class cultural and natural amenities. For more information, visit welcometossm.com.

PUC Services Inc. operates multiple utilities within and around the City of Sault Ste. Marie, including the supply and delivery of electricity and drinking water, and energy services and the treatment of water and wastewater.

PUC Services Inc. is prepared to accept resumes from candidates from a qualified meter technician journeyperson with experience.  Meter technician apprentices that have completed level three (3) MEA meter technician training and are able to obtain full meter technician certification within six (6) months may be considered.

As the Polyphase Technician, your duties will include:

  • Under the direction of the Manager, Supervisor, and/or Lead Hand, promotes the overall efficient, effective and safe deployment of services and equipment to ensure and to maintain accurate metering of customers’ consumption.
  • Installation, maintenance and repair of meters and related equipment.
  • Coordinate the installation of recording instruments with other departments.
  • Adhere to all applicable policies, guidelines, and regulations, (OHSA, EUSA, ESA, etc.).
  • Respond to Customer Concerns regarding electrical and water metering inquires.
  • Respond to after-hours calls as required.
  • Out-of-town work assignment may be required.



  • Minimum of a post-secondary technology diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent which is the combination of education and working experience gained by working in an electrical environment for 3-5 years, supplemented with a Municipal Electric Utilities (MEA) Meter Technician Training certification.
  • Must obtain a Water Meter Installer certificate.
  • Sound knowledge of electrical and water metering systems and the related components.
  • Hold and maintain a valid Ontario driver’s license.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and exercise sound judgement.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to safely operate electronic and mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to operate computerized systems.
  • Ability to be on call on a scheduled basis, and/or respond in reasonable time to after hours emergence call outs.

Resumes stating qualifications and work experience can be submitted to People & Culture by Monday May 29, 2023, via email people.culture@ssmpuc.com quoting the position noted above.

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