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Southern Company Principal Trainer - P&C Field Services & Distribution, GPC & APC (3 positions) in Lithonia, Georgia

Principal Trainer - P&C Field Services & Distribution, GPC & APC (3 positions)

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Principal Trainer - P&C Field Services & Distribution, GPC & APC (3 positions)

This posting serves to fill three (3) Principal Trainer positions as follows:

  1. Principal Trainer (Distribution) at GPC

  2. Principal Trainer (P&C Field Services) at GPC

  3. Principal Trainer (P&C Field Services) at APC

Locations :

  • GPC Klondike Training Center, Stonecrest, Georgia

  • APC General Services Complex, Power Delivery Training Center, Calera, AL

Job Level: Exempt Grade 7

JOB SUMMARY

These positions are responsible for the successful development, validation, and delivery of technical training programs for Power Delivery employees in engineering job families (Distribution or P&C Field Services). In addition to the respective business unit, the positions will support overall transmission and distribution cross-functional training efforts.

These positions are responsible for managing engineering training and working with vendors and So Co SMEs who deliver courses in the Distribution or P&C Field Services Training Programs. These positions will partner with applicable committees, i.e., Technical Progression Committee, Engineering Supervisor Roundtables, Power Delivery Systems and Standards, as well as appropriate operating company peers to deliver quality and innovative training to better prepare our employees for Power Delivery positions and rotations. Positions will interface with management/employees in the field to stay abreast of customer needs and consistently champion safety.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS – P&C Field Services (GPC & APC)

  • Knowledge of Substation design and standards – physical and control

  • Knowledge of the operating philosophy of the system and fault data analysis

  • Experience and technical knowledge of Power Delivery equipment including switches, breakers, transformers, relay schemes, voltage regulators, automation devices, SCADA, fault data equipment, etc.

  • Knowledge of carrier, pilot relaying, test equipment, relaying, control techniques and equipment

  • Knowledge of policies, procedures, & regulatory requirements related to applicable work practices including OSHA, DOT, HAZCOM, Labor Relations, Human Resources, etc.

  • Knowledge of Instructional System Design (ISD) concepts and evaluation procedures used to enhance the development, presentation, and maintenance of training programs is a plus

  • Effective oral & written communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

JOB QUALIFICATIONS – Distribution (GPC)

  • Knowledge of substations, transmission and/or distribution design

  • Experience and technical knowledge of Power Delivery equipment including switches, breakers, transformers, relay schemes, voltage regulators, automation devices, etc.

  • Knowledge of policies, procedures, & regulatory requirements related to applicable work practices including OSHA, DOT, HAZCOM, Labor Relations, Human Resources, etc.

  • Knowledge and experience in Distribution Engineering Design, Reliability and/or Power Quality

  • Knowledge of NESC and NEC

  • Knowledge of Instructional System Design (ISD) concepts and evaluation procedures used to enhance the development, presentation, and maintenance of training programs is a plus

  • Effective oral & written communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Engineering degree from a four-year accredited university or Professional Engineer’s license is preferred.

  • Five (5) years P&C application, P&C field services or Distribution Engineering experience preferred

  • Previous experience as a trainer or curriculum developer is preferred

  • Extensive experience with electric system construction, maintenance, and operating procedures

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (oral and written)

  • Computer skills (Microsoft TEAMS, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook), experience with hybrid learning modes is a plus

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the operating company Power Delivery Training teams to manage budgets, share facilities/resources and support Power Delivery workforce training

  • Facilitate or teach training classes and serve as technical subject matter expert (SME) for training

  • Oversee and direct the development and delivery of training programs to ensure safe and productive work habits

  • Work as a team with managers, supervisors and other team members.

  • Support Power Delivery training system-wide standardization efforts.

  • Partner with Power Delivery Safety to ensure consistency and curriculum alignment and SCS Power Delivery Support to enhance training curriculum and provide innovative curriculum delivery

  • Coordinate/schedule vendors and/or Power Delivery SMEs to teach specialized classes and work with support staff to ensure training class logistics are met.

  • As needed, work with HR Workforce Planning as consultant for SoCo engineer recruitment programs

  • Support storm restoration efforts

BEHAVIORAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Demonstrate Southern Company’s Our Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, and Total Commitment.

  • Safety focus and a strong personal safety record.

  • Be a champion of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I).

BENEFITS

  • Competitive Pay

  • Excellent benefits packages which includes:

  • Medical and dental coverage

  • Defined Pension/Cash Balance Benefit Plan

  • Performance-sharing plan

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match

  • Bonus opportunities

  • Tuition Reimbursement

*Please submit an updated resume with your application*

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 www.southerncompany.com .

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.

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Job Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Lithonia

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Other Locations: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Calera, United States

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Klondike Training Center - 4826 Klondike Road (4826LITHONIA)

4826 Klondike Road

Lithonia, 30038

Varnons Crew Hdqtrs - GSC 12 - 744 Highway 87 (744CALERA)

744 Highway 87

Calera, 35040

Req ID: SCS2010462

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