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Southern Company Lighting Coordinator in Athens, Georgia

Lighting Coordinator


Lighting Coordinator

Successful candidate may live anywhere in the state of Georgia - 75% travel in the state is required.

Job Summary

This position will work closely with Account Executive and Lighting Design Analyst to assist with lighting designs to ensure all National Electrical Code (NEC) systems meet local code requirements in Georgia. This position is responsible for coordinating, scheduling, tracking, and managing the installation and maintenance of NEC lighting systems in the lower half of the state. This individual is responsible for quality control, providing performance feedback to Lighting Contractors, approving payment of invoices, assisting with lighting project designs, and addressing lighting maintenance issues. This person is also responsible for ensuring that lighting systems are safely installed and repaired within cost estimates and comply with all codes, specifications and exceeds internal and external customer expectations.

*NEC License is required for the state of Georgia.*

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with Lighting Account Executives, Sale Consultants and Lighting Design Analyst to facilitate a lighting design that meets all safety, NEC codes and Southern Company specifications.

  • Conduct pre-construction job site visits to identify site conditions and conflicts that might impact the safe and timely installation of lighting facilities.

  • Coordinate Pre-construction meetings with GPC and Customer representatives to communicate job site responsibilities and coordinate construction schedules.

  • Coordinate with the appropriate Region personnel the installation and repair of lighting equipment along with distribution facilities.

  • Ensure that all permits and utility locates are in place prior to the commencement of construction and remain valid throughout the construction process.

  • Review and approval of contract labor unit sheets and tracking of all labor associated with each lighting project.

  • Manage job schedule to ensure all commitment dates are achieved.

  • Ensure that all labor units are charged to the correct DWE for each lighting project and maintenance order

  • Inspect completed lighting installation and repair projects to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and specifications.

  • Assist internal and external personnel with issues related to maintenance of lighting facilities.

Education & Job Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Bachelor Degree preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in outdoor NEC lighting system design and installation.

  • Experience with NEC lighting system designs, installations and repairs.

  • Experience managing contractor workforce.

  • Electrical License in the state of Georgia

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to build strong relationships at all levels and across organizational groups to include both internal and external customers.

  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational, analytical, project management and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently within project timelines and budgets.

  • Proficiency with a computer including the ability to use Microsoft Office, LAMP, CAMP.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Experience interfacing with partner organizations such as Regions, Customer Service and Sales.

  • Ability to grasp concepts and the changing technology of this job.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Must make Safety Excellence a top priority

  • Must demonstrate Our Values Behaviors: defined as, Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Must be a team player that builds relationships both internally and externally, leads in time of crisis, manages conflict, maintains customer focus always

  • Must be self-motivated to recognize opportunities and attain goals with minimal supervision or work direction.

  • Must possess innovative problem-solving skills to identify solutions to unique circumstances.

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit at and connect with the Company on Facebook ( ), Twitter ( ) and Instagram ( ).

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.


Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Macon

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-North Georgia-Athens, Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Jonesboro, Georgia-South Georgia-Albany, Georgia-West Georgia-Columbus, Georgia-North Georgia-Cartersville, Georgia-South Georgia-Valdosta, Georgia-North Georgia-Rome, Georgia-Coastal Georgia-Savannah

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 75 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Key Street Division - 960 Key Street (960MACON)

960 Key Street

Macon, 31204

Athens Local Office - 1001 Prince Avenue (1001ATHENS)

1001 Prince Avenue

Athens, 30606

Noah's Ark Local Office - 1704 Noah's Ark Road (1704JONESBORO)

1704 Noah's Ark Road

Jonesboro, 30236

Albany Local Office - 704 North Westover Boulevard (704ALBANY)

704 North Westover Boulevard

Albany, 31707

Transmission Maint Center Columbus - 3610 Gentian Blvd (3610COLUMBUS)

3610 Gentian Blvd

Columbus, 31907

Cartersville Local Office - 10 Massell Drive (10CARTERSVILLE)

10 Massell Drive

Cartersville, 30121

GPC Operating - 200 Miller St (200VALDOSTA)

200 Miller St

Valdosta, 31601

Rome Business Office 901 N Broad St (901ROME)

901 N Broad St

Rome, 30161

28 Abercorn Street-Coastal Region Office (28Savannah)

28 Abercorn Street

Savannah, 31405

Req ID: GPC2006756

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