Power Engineer - Metering

| Folsom, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 104,000-115,000 Annually
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The Opportunity

Join our Metering Services Team as an Associate Meter Engineer where you will program, test, install, and repair a wide variety of meters, communications devices, and associated circuitry.  You will flex your skills in the areas of power production, meter programming, and ensuring meter data validity.  You can also look forward to working directly with our clients, as well as our internal teams.

The Team

You will report to our Metering Manager and work collaboratively with our team of 15-20 Metering Technicians and Data Analysts, collaborate across the organization with our technology, design, project delivery and service teams.

The Environment

This is a distributed team based locally to our headquarter and field offices.  You will have the option of an office-based or flex-based workplace in our Northern or Southern California offices.

Travel to client sites is required on an occasional basis (5-10%.) Please note, during the initial training period (estimated 6-12 months) travel may be as frequent as 40% while you learn on the job.  Onsite work will have varying exposure to all types of weather, electricity, hazardous surfaces, ladders, heights, ditches, poor lighting, hostile and high crime areas.

Growth & Development

Meter Engineering is the heart of SCADA. You will learn the measurements and calculations associated with in depth power control schemes, while implementing controls logic for the metering of some the largest green energy projects in the world.  You will apply power engineering principles and calculations, while learning about the latest technologies being employed.

Your Key Contributions

  • Installs, changes, repairs, replaces defective parts and/or removes meters and metering equipment for all electric metering (revenue meters, metering equipment.)
  • Specifies tests, maintains and verifies accurate installation of all metering equipment.
  • Calibrates single-phase and poly-phase self-contained and transformer rated, single phase and poly-phase transformer rated meters, including 480 Volt meters.
  • Wires meter sockets test switches, transformer rated metering (KWH and KVA meters) in the field for electric meters. Tests current transformers and potential transformers.
  • Programs solid state meters of various manufacturers. Programs electronic power analyzers, generates reports and analyzes technical data to interpret results for customer power quality problems.
  • Reads and records meter readings accurately.
  • Records test data, completes service orders, and maintains Meter Shop Database.
  • Performs technical computations to mathematically determine watts, variation, power factor quantities and develops phasor diagrams.
  • Reviews and analyzes design drawings pertaining to metering.
  • Applies technical analysis and troubleshooting techniques to a multitude of devices and scenarios.
  • Stays apprised of the changing landscape of measurement devices and techniques.

Traits for Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Technology, Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Engineering, or related field.
  • Ability to use and take accurate measurements with ammeters, volt meters, ohmmeters, and related metering equipment.
  • Experience with reading a variety of substation design diagrams.
  • Experience with commissioning a new resource.
  • Experience with power electronics testing.
  • Ability to test and repair single and poly-phase meters.
  • Knowledge of personal computers for programming solid state meters, electronic power analyzers, maintaining records and accessing utility billing information.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instruction and maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the clients and other employees.
  • Knowledge of Windows Suite
  • Knowledge of the hazards of this type of work and the necessary safety precautions.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required. Must be detail oriented.

Getting to Know Us

Trimark understands that career transitions can be both exciting and overwhelming.  We practice a comprehensive approach to introducing candidates to our Trimark team to ensure that you can be confident in your decision to join us in our mission to green the grid.  Here's what you can expect during our introductory process:

  1. Email notification whether or not you are selected to join our talent pool for the role.
  2. Introductory phone call with one of our people professionals to discuss your career goals and the opportunity.
  3. Virtual meeting with our leadership team for you to share your background and unique qualifications.
  4. Onsite meeting with the workgroup to get a feel for how the team collaborates and participate in an applied skill assessment.
  5. Virtual chat with our executive leadership to learn more about Trimark and how this role supports our success.
  6. Showcase your professional achievements through the lens of your former leaders and peers. 


Trimark is an industry leader in the movement towards a greener grid and a cleaner future.  We enable a carbon-free electric power system by securely delivering control, metering, communication and revenue/performance optimization solutions for independent power producers and utilities.

Our products and services are at the forefront of generating dispatchable power from renewable plants by combining the intermittent renewable resource with energy storage. Our team designs systems from concept to commissioning, including system and network architecture, software development, component assembly, technology configuration, installation, testing, certification, ongoing support, and maintenance.

Our Community

We are passionate about creating a sustainable future through advanced technology and innovative ideas.  Our teams are collaborative, dedicated, and approach each challenge with curiosity and a sense of humor.




Employee Support & Benefits

  • Work-Life Synergy
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • 529 Saving Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Open Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral Program
  • Lunch & Learn Sessions
  • Onsite Gym & Snacks
  • Employee Events

 Legal Notes

Equal Opportunity Statement

Trimark is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in Company operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and coworkers.

E-Verify Statement

Trimark will provide the Social Security Administration, and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Please note that we do not use this information to pre-screen job applicants.

Work Authorization

This role is Not Eligible for sponsorship by Trimark, including future sponsorship.  Candidates must reside in the United States.

Pay Transparency

This announcement is open to Level II job levels.  The base pay range for this position is $104,000-$120,000/year, with starting salary typically in the low to mid-range for the job level.  This is an overtime exempt position.  Compensation is based on market rate, job level, job related knowledge, skills, experience, education, and certifications.  This is a Full Time opportunity.

Candidate Safety

Trimark engages in structured hiring process during which you will meet with multiple team members.  We do not issue offers based on email contact and will not ask for your personal or sensitive information prior to an accepted offer.  Communications from our talent team will come from the trimarkassoc.com or greenhouse.io domains. 

Unsolicited Candidate Referrals

Trimark values our strategic partnerships with our agency partners who may supplement our internal recruitment team’s efforts from time to time.  To submit candidates for consideration, agency partners must have an executed agreement signed by Trimark’s president and a job specific requisition.  Without such agreements in place, Trimark will not pay a fee to any agency.  Unsolicited referrals from any source other than directly from a candidate will be considered Trimark property and will be considered to have been referred by the agency free of any charge or fee.  This includes resumes, partial resumes, candidate profiles, and candidate details or information.

More Information on Trimark Associates, Inc.
Trimark Associates, Inc. operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Folsom, CA. Trimark Associates, Inc. was founded in 2000. It has 112 total employees. To see all 9 open jobs at Trimark Associates, Inc., click here.
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