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Field Technician - Electrical License Preferred

Company: Itron, Inc.
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Itron Distributed Energy Management is the industry's leading provider of integrated cloud-based demand response, energy efficiency and customer engagement solutions that enable electricity utilities to ensure grid reliability, lower energy costs, meet regulatory demands and enhance the customer experience. Through its combination of software, hardware and services, Itron DEM helps utilities optimize every aspect of a demand management program, from participant recruitment and device installation to call center support, control events and measurement and verification.

As a key member of the Itron Distributed Energy Management team, the Field Technician position requires a self-starting individual who is results motivated and has the ability to work independently. Primary responsibilities include the support of utility-based programs by performing field installations of wi-fi thermostats, water heater timers, and load control devices on refrigerated air conditioning units. This position is a direct report to the Field Services Manager. Company vehicle, tools.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills through interaction with end customers.
  • Perform field installation of advanced energy management and control systems for residential homes
  • Installations and commissioning of low and line voltage equipment and wiring.
  • Install intelligent thermostats and digital control units.
  • Clean-up of work area after installations.
  • Provide programming and operation instruction sessions for end customers.
  • Perform quality control inspections
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • 1 to 2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience including HVAC.
  • Electrical installation experience
  • Experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and servicing of networking devices.
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN topologies, cabling standards and components including installation and troubleshooting (preferred)
  • Proficiency with basic computer software to include basic TCP/IP protocols and using mobile devices (preferred)
  • Ability to climb ladders, stretch, pull and lift up to 50 lbs. in an outdoors working environment
  • Education: Technical/Vocational training or certifications in HVAC or Electrical Technology preferred.

Certification(s): Must possess a valid driver's license and Electrician License (Journeyman or Master's) preferred.

Travel: Daily travel to local customer sites required.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel small and medium sized components. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and to lift weight or exert force up to 50 pounds. The employee in this position works in an environment where there is a risk of electrical shock, and there is vibration. The employee may be required to work near moving mechanical parts or outdoor weather conditions.

Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or other characteristics protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us:


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