Metering II Program


NEPPA’s Metering II Program is designed to build upon the introductory concepts of Metering I. Metering II explores advanced application of concepts, how to apply theory in practice and understand system design elements and equipment.

Upon successful completion of the Program, including a final exam, students are awarded a Certificate of Completion.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is designed for:

  • Intermediate or transitioning Meter Technicians
  • Lineworkers
  • Supervisors or Managers transitioning from other departments

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to successfully:

  1. Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of how electricity is measured through meters.
  2. Practice advanced applications of meter installations and measurements.
  3. Apply advanced programming, testing and design concepts to real-world applications.
  4. Develop a system design that demonstrates a deep understanding of the system’s configuration.
  5. Recognize applicable standards and specifications such as the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of meter multipliers.
  7. Test the impacts of metering on billing and revenue protection.

COURSE PREREQUISITES

Students are expected to have completed NEPPA’s Basic Electricity and Mathematics for Utility Operations and Metering I programs, and/or demonstrate a solid understanding of basic electricity concepts, theory and mathematics through prequalification testing.

TESTING

This Program includes a Final Exam to demonstrate comprehension of the material (25 Questions).

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS *

In addition to the student binder with module printouts, students are provided with the following supplemental materials:

  • Program T-Shirt
  • Calculator
  • Meter Socket Checks Handbook
  • Pocket Guide to Watthour Meters

* Materials will be provided for participants who have not already received equipment in other programs.

COURSE DATES & LOCATION

Metering II will be held November 1 – 3, 2022 in-person at NEPPA’s Training Center:

NEPPA Training Center
200 New Estate Road
Littleton, MA 01460

REGISTRATION

Registration fees include supplemental materials, a program t-shirt, printed student materials and lunch each day.

Members: $1,350

Non-Members: $2,100

To register, please click the button below and complete your registration online.

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INSTRUCTOR

Tim Richardson

Tim Richardson

P.E, Technical & Safety Trainer

Tim Richardson joined NEPPA in September of 2019 and has been an asset to the training team. Tim has a long history working in the electric utility industry, Belmont Municipal Light Department from 1995 – 2007.  There he served in many management capacity including General Manager.

Most recently, Tim has worked as Principal of Fundy Power Services, LLC. and at Consulting Engineers Group prior to that.  tim brings a wealth of both technical and safety expertise to the organization and applies his expertise of both in a n easy-to-understand and easy=to=learn approach.

LODGING

Lodging is not included in your registration fees and must be arranged directly with the hotel. If you need overnight accommodations, please contact any of the following hotels directly and be sure to mention you’re with NEPPA (or the appropriate code/account number) to receive the negotiated rate:

Courtyard by Marriott Littleton – $137/night + tax
102 Constitution Avenue
Littleton, MA 01460
(978) 540-5040 – If calling to make your reservation, be sure to mention either NEPPA or

 The Boxboro Regency Hotel & Conference Center – $89/night + tax
219 Littleton Road
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 692-8200

The Westford Regency Hotel & Conference Center 
January 1 – March 31, 2022 – $99/night + tax
April 1 – October 31, 2022 – $119/night + tax
November 1 – December 31, 2022 – $99/night + tax
219 Littleton Road
Westford, MA 01886
(978) 692-8200 

SpringHill Suites Devens Common Center – $129/night + tax
27 Andrews Parkway
Devens, MA 01434
(978) 772-3030
          Click here to make your reservation online
          Code for King Room: NPEK
          Code for Double Queen Room: NPEL

Hilton Garden Inn Devens – $129/night + tax
59 Andrews Parkway
Devens, MA 01434
(978) 772-0600
Click Here to make reservation online

QUESTIONS?

Please contact training@neppa.org or call the office at (978) 540-2200.

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