Engineer - Electric Motor Repair (Atlanta Metro)

Forest Park, GA

Engineer – Electric Motor Repair (FOREST PARK, GA)

State-Region-City Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Forest Park

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company


This position provides technical support for the Georgia Power Repair Shop for work activities of the Motor Shop. This position supports the refurbishment and rebuilds of AC/DC motors and generators for Southern Nuclear, Georgia Power Generation, Southern Power, and other Southern Company generating facilities as well as various field services. The incumbent will also be responsible for the following activities: procedure writing, repair plan development, project management, nonconformance reviews, technical evaluations, Root Cause Analysis, and providing required training to less experienced personnel.


Education Requirements:

  • Engineering degree or engineering technology degree

  • Advanced engineering degree or PE a plus

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • 3-5 years of work experience with AC/DC motors highly desirable

  • Experience in technical roles preferred

  • Maintenance and equipment repair experience desired

  • NRC 10 CFR 50, Appendix B and 10 CFR 21 knowledge a plus

  • Vibration analysis and thermography knowledge desired

  • Familiarity with industry standards (IEEE, EPRI, UL) a plus

  • Development and maintenance of area procedures

  • Effective verbal and writing skills

  • Strong team player that builds credibility and trust quickly

  • Ability to work with people to achieve organizational objectives

  • Must be able to support 24/7 operation including holidays, nights, and weekends when necessary

  • Ability to make decisions and demonstrate short/long-term strategic vision

  • Proficient in relevant computer applications / Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)


  • Serve as a technical expert for the motor shop

  • Develop, review, and approve motor repair plans for customer approval

  • Order materials for jobs; this includes generating purchase request

  • Write and approve technical procedures, engineering evaluations, and ensure all procedures meet the needs of QA program

  • Provide technical evaluation of the nonconformance reports for the nuclear QA program and technical evaluations as part of the internal Corrective Action Program

  • Perform Root Cause Analysis on equipment failures

  • Evaluate new technologies and design improvements to gain efficiency and reliability of electric motors

  • Attend and participate in the weekly planning meeting

  • Project manage all new equipment purchases / installs from conception to completion to ensure all expected cost and productivity goals are met or exceeded

  • Train employees on how to operate new equipment and ensure they have the technical training to complete their jobs

  • Develop strong collaboration with leadership, staff, and union employees as well as our customers

  • Foster an environment of teamwork, self-motivation, open communication, and customer support

  • Participation in the Repair Shop “On-Call Rotation” and storm restoration events

Additional Attributes

  • Model the "Our Values": Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance

  • Promotes a diverse, trusting, equitable and inclusive environment where employees feel included, informed, engaged, and empowered

  • Exhibits Customer Service Excellence – striving to satisfy internal and external customers by adding value

  • Results-oriented approach to responsibilities and ownership and personal responsibility for assigned accountabilities

  • Candidates must be hands-on demonstrating their ability to directly interact with customers, employees, staff, and leadership while engaging in all aspects of motor repair

  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build strong relationships

  • Adapts to rapidly changing environment


Position reports to: Rodney Scott, Manager

Location: Repair Shop @ 62 Lake Mirror Road, Forest Park, GA 30297.

***This position has been identified as a role that will require the use of a Georgia Power fleet vehicle. The following will be required if you are selected for this position:

  • Must have at least one year of verifiable driving experience (Must hold a valid driver’s license for the class vehicle to be operated. Driving permits are not typically considered a valid driver’s license).

  • Must have no revocation of driving privileges within the 36 months prior to application, no convictions of major traffic violations (DUI, hit and run, reckless driving, etc.) within the 12 months prior to application, or any pending charges for a major traffic violation at the time of application.

  • Must consent to a continuous monitoring of your Motor Vehicle Record

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 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 a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. 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 Identification: 5528

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power