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Southern Company Meter Specialist - Training in Forest Park, Georgia

Meter Specialist - Training


Meter Specialist


This position’s primary responsibility is developing and delivering training activities in the areas of Revenue Metering, Communication, Meter Service Order Work and other meter related courses to provide safe, reliable and accurate Metering Systems. This position reports to the Metering Services Training Supervisor.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

Primary functions of this position

  • Promote safe work practices

  • Develop training programs for new equipment, software and procedures

  • Develop web-based training

  • Write technical training manuals and work instructions

  • Instruct classes

  • Proactively identify training needs and develop solutions to address needs

Education and Job Experience

  • Two year Technical Associate Degree/Certificate (or equivalent electrical/electronic work experience) preferred

  • Experience as a Meter Specialist with GPC is preferred

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with installation, testing and maintenance of commercials and industrial metering systems and current metering technologies

  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a Meterman A with GPC is preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of advanced commercial and industrial meter systems

  • Extensive knowledge of installation and operating procedures for metering equipment and programming software

  • Extensive knowledge of common business practices related to Metering Services, Company Operations, Policies and Procedures

  • Expertise with METS, CSS and working experience with ARMS

  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Strong communication skills including both written and verbal skills with the ability to interact professionally with all employees and across departments

  • Well organized and able to effectively prioritize tasks

  • Ability to put technical information into lesson plan format for training classes

  • Ability to make classroom presentation in a professional and understandable manner.

  • Ability to transfer knowledge to students

  • Proven ability to handle multiple project and competing deadlines.

  • Strong leadership skills

Behavioral Attributes

  • Safety focused and committed to Safety Excellence

  • Must exhibit a high degree of initiative and desire to take personal responsibility, exhibit all attributes of Our Values

  • Build effective relationship both internally and externally at all levels

  • Personal accountability - takes ownership of the job

  • Customer Focus with the ability to effectively listen to identify and understand customer/student needs.

  • Patience, tact, teaching skills.

  • Demonstrate Teamwork and Leadership

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 Field: Power Line Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Forest Park

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Gen Svc Hqtr Forest Park - 62 Lake Mirror Road (62FORESTPARK)

62 Lake Mirror Road

Forest Park, 30297

Req ID: GPC2007459

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