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Southern Company Electrical Lighting Retrofit Technicians in Atlanta, Georgia


Join the innovation in energy! PowerSecure is growing at a rapid and sustainable rate. We are actively seeking experienced Electricians that are well versed in lighting, controls, and retrofit. Our company has a very diverse project portfolio; you will have consistent work and the ability to build on your knowledge across various systems.


Responsible for performing the installation of energy efficient lighting systems and controls in accordance with the design and direction provided by the Lighting Project Supervisor. Maintain awareness and propose strategies to optimize the profitability of lighting projects while meeting or exceeding quality standards that have been established with the client and marketplace. Perform the duties assigned in a timely, professional, and safe manner.

100% installation time.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required.

  • Minimum of 6 months of electrical experience or equivalent training and management reserves the right to advance to next level as employee demonstrates on-the-job capability.

  • Must pass a drug test and background check.

  • Electrical lighting industry experience preferred

  • OSHA 10 preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding of electrical/lighting systems.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operations manuals, and written directions.

  • Capable of installing UL Types A, B and C TLED retrofit measures, reflector kits, new fixtures, new MC power cable to new fixtures, occupancy sensor controls, CAT5 cabling and connections, and assisting in light EMT conduit work.

  • Strong verbal communication skills.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to learn new skills quickly.

  • Follow material installation instructions

  • Ability to obtain OSHA 10 or OSHA 30.

Supervisory Responsibilities

No direct reports. Must demonstrate supervisory experience and possess HS diploma for advancement to Foreman.

Essential Functions

  • Operates independently in the installation of materials in a lighting system project and has the capabilities to act as a Foreman of Material Manager when assigned to such tasks.

  • Available to assist the Lighting Project Supervisor with the training of Class B and C lighting technicians.

  • Capable of installing UL Types A, B and C TLED retrofit measures, reflector kits, new fixture installations, new MC power cable to new fixtures, installing and commissioning occupancy sensor controls, CAT5 cabling and connections, and assisting in light EMT conduit work.

  • Shift work and extensive travel is expected.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently.

  • Must be able to work from a ladder up to 12’ high.

  • Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours.

  • Climbing (ladders), kneeling, reaching, balancing, lifting, working overhead.

Work Environment

Environment can vary greatly including indoors and outdoors in various climates including conditioned and unconditioned spaces.

About Us:

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure