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Southern Company Building Services Technician in Atlanta, Georgia

Building Services Technician


GPC Facilities Technician Job Description

Please note : There is required testing for this position that you must pass.

High school diploma/GED is required .... Along with Certification in specific building management discipline – HVAC, Plumbing, etc.

** 4 Years’ building maintenance experience is also required.

** You MUST have the a bility to work evenings and weekends as assigned.


The Facilities Technician is responsible, at the direction of the Building Manager and the Lead Technician, for ongoing maintenance and repair of assigned facilities or areas. Duties can vary from day to day and a maintenance schedule may be implemented so time management skills are required.

Facilities Technician need to have a good knowledge of building skills including HVAC, plumbing, and general building repair. Also, Facilities Technician will need to be adept at using a variety of hand and electrical tools. Experienced in construction and a degree or certification from a technical school will be beneficial in this role.

The Facilities Technician will be self-motivated and able to make the critical decision in support of the monitoring, maintenance and repair of equipment that can affect the operations of the facility. Demonstrate Our Values: Safety First; Unquestionable Trust; Superior Performance; and Total Commitment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS (includes, but not limited to):

• Maintain a safety-first approach for all opportunities

• Perform inspections of the premises on a regular basis to determine need for repair and maintenance activities

• Evaluate, repair and maintain plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems

• Communicate with facilities management about any work that requires outside expert assistance

• Receive and respond to work orders regarding mechanical or maintenance issues

• Maintain defined assets according to known or agreed upon schedules

• Calibrate instruments and tools required for job responsibilities

• Complete administrative tasks including time reports, expense reports, etc. Ability to work evenings and weekends as assigned

• Willingness to inspect and evaluate all mechanical aspects of the building

• Must have the ability to climb heights, lift to 60 lbs., and climb ladders

• Perform other duties as assigned

• Ability to work with minimal supervision


High school diploma/GED required

Certification in specific building management discipline – HVAC, Plumbing, etc.

4 years’ building maintenance experience

Ability to work evenings and weekends as assigned

• Willingness to inspect and evaluate all mechanical aspects of the building

• Must have the ability to climb heights, lift to 60 lbs. and climb onto ladders

• Working knowledge of tools, common appliances, and devices

• Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and other systems

• Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods


• Proficient computer and mobile phone skills

• Proficient customer service skills


This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

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 and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at .

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 Field: Facilities & Building Services

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2009615