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Southern Company Maintenance Technician in Douglasville, Georgia

Maintenance Technician


Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician I – III will work at the direction of the Building Manager and the Critical Systems Technician. Primary responsibilities include ongoing maintenance, monitoring, support and repair of key facility infrastructure. The Maintenance Technician must have a good knowledge of facilities skills including, but not limited to, HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, drywall installation, painting, and general building repair and maintenance. Also, the Maintenance Technician will need to be skilled at using a variety of hand and electrical tools. Experience in construction and a degree or certification from a technical school is highly desired in this role.

The Maintenance Technician must be self-motivated and able to make time sensitive, critical decisions in support of the maintenance, monitoring, support and repair of equipment that can impact the operations of the facility. This technician must also be proficient at evaluating and understanding key mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) drawings in order to identify system maintenance issues and quickly develop safe solutions.


  • Maintain a safety-first approach at all times

  • This position requires travel to various key facility locations

  • Familiar with all facility-related safety, environmental, regulatory and legal requirements to ensure compliance with company and government regulations

  • Perform and/or coordinate with specialized vendors for the preventive and corrective maintenance of systems

  • Respond to the state-wide key infrastructure alarms on a 24x7 basis

  • Perform, coordinate and direct activities related to the installation of remote monitoring equipment for the key infrastructure systems

  • Responsible for planning and implementation of maintenance program for assigned area

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

  • Manage contractor performance to ensure compliance with bid documents and contracts

  • Receive and respond to work orders regarding mechanical, electrical or plumbing (MEP) maintenance issues

  • Maintain defined key 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.

  • Maintain required training and licenses as required

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends

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

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma/GED required

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

  • 4 years’ building maintenance experience

  • Previous work e xperience with key mechanical, electrical and plumbing infrastructure

  • Ability to inspect and evaluate all mechanical and electrical aspects of the building

  • Strong working knowledge of tools, common appliances, and devices

  • High level of understanding of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and other building systems

  • Previous educational training and work experience regarding general maintenance processes and procedures


  • Proficient computer and mobile phone skills

  • Proficient skills with energy monitoring systems

  • Proficient skills with control technology

  • Proficient customer service skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

  • Strong initiative

  • Strong track record of using sound judgment to deliver quality business results

  • Ability to quickly assess risks


  • Known for having high ethical standards and behaviors

  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in internal and external settings

  • Ability to build effective relationships and establish trust with internal and external business partners

  • Strong work ethic and collaboration skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks

  • Excellent leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills

  • Takes initiative for personal development and the development of others

All candidates are 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 an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.25 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit .

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-Douglasville

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Douglasville Business Office - 8500 Campbelton Street (8500DOUGLASVILLE)

8500 Campbelton Street

Douglasville, 30134

Req ID: GPC2007348

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