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Southern Company Engineering Supervisor Statesboro/ Springfield in Statesboro, Georgia

Engineering Supervisor Statesboro/ Springfield


Engineering Supervisor - Engineering Supervisor Statesboro/ Springfield

_NOTE: This job will be filled at level 7E. _

Reports to: Distribution Manager

Locations: Statesboro/ Springfield

Job Summary

The Engineering Supervisor (ES) is responsible for providing overall leadership and direction for the engineering team in the Statesboro/ Springfield OPHQ in the Savannah Distribution Area.

Job Responsibilities

Leadership expectations and responsibilities include exhibiting behaviors in alignment with the Southern Company “Our Values”, Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment. The ES will lead the engineering team in a Safety Excellence environment with a focus on learning as well as implementation of the STEP observation tools. The ES will have accountability to ensure a culture within the team that is inclusive, builds trust and is continuously improving. This includes ownership of our Diversity and Inclusion efforts as well as leadership in continuing to advance our Southern Company “Ensuring Equity” plans. Development of the team members as well as communications within the team are key responsibilities for the ES. The ES will provide leadership and guidance for planning, engineering, design, and construction of all activities in the area and will help monitor and guide area-wide Distribution functional budgets, compliance, and system maintenance to ensure reliability. This includes investigating extended or significant outages as well as timely addressing customer issues that arise. The ES will provide performance management as well as leadership and guidance in dealing with customer issues (internal and external). This position will work closely with the other functional departments in the area to deliver best in class, customer value, reliability and cost as well as supporting external community activities. The ES will also serve as the SERP Operations Director and will be required to participate in SERP events across the Southern System and events off system as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field is preferred.


  • Proven leadership abilities and commitment to Safety Excellence.

  • Proven record of dealing effectively with customers

  • Influencer and champion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through words and actions

  • A minimum of 5 years Power Delivery experience preferred

  • Cross-functional, cross-company experience is a plus

  • Experience managing capital and O&M budgets is a plus

  • Experience with storm response and planning is preferred

  • Experience with TCMS, ARCOS, JETS, CSS, ARMS, or DISTIEW is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Articulates complex issues simply

  • Embraces and advances Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts

  • Leads change effectively

  • Knowledge of Power Delivery operations and processes preferred

  • Knowledge of Distribution operations practices and procedures preferred

  • Ability to build strong relationships and a strong team

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize high profile opportunities and respond as needed without prompting

Behavioral Attributes

  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with the company's values of Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Must be able to lead and develop a diverse workforce, maximize team effectiveness, set high team expectations, and hold employees accountable for those expectations

  • Foster an inclusive culture where employees feel valued and create an environment of trust, continuous improvement, and employee development

  • Demonstrates ability to think strategically and help others do the same to drive strategic initiatives

  • Demonstrates personal ownership, accountability, and is a self-starter

  • Must be a team player who seeks the greater good for the company

  • Must be able to adapt to changing demands

  • Must communicate candidly and transparently

  • Ability to develop effective relationships and establish trust with teammates and customers

  • Team player.

Other Requirements

  • Valid Driver's License.

  • Travel is sometimes required.

  • Must live in/near or be willing to relocate within reasonable distance to Atlanta.

  • Relocation assistance available if needed .

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 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

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 Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Coastal Georgia-Statesboro

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Statesboro Local Office - 111 Stockyard Rd. (111STATESBORO)

111 Stockyard Rd.

Statesboro, 30458

Req ID: GPC2008254