Engineer, Engineering Associate, or Engineering Representative - Distribution

Valdosta, GA

DISTRIBUTION ENGINEER, ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE, OR ENGINEER REPRESENTATIVE

Work Location:

1010 Bruce Ln, Tifton, GA 31794 -OR- 200 Miller St, Valdosta, GA 31601

Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is currently seeking an Engineer, Engineering Associate, or Engineering Representative for the Valdosta Distribution Area.

The position listed below can be filled as either an Engineer, Engineering Associate, or Engineering Representative depending on the skills, education and experience qualifications of the successful candidate. (Position to be posted for two weeks internally and externally)

Reports to: Allen Folsom

Work Department: Valdosta Distribution

City: Tifton or Valodsta

Work Location : 1010 Bruce Ln, Tifton, GA 31794 -OR- 200 Miller St, Valdosta, GA 31601

***Candidate must currently live within a reasonable, daily commuting distance to the selected area OR be willing to immediately relocate to be within commuting distance. Relocation assistance may be available.

JOB SUMMARY

This position will be required to handle all of the day-to-day engineering work activities in an assigned area. Responsibilities include service design, estimating, and coordinating construction for multiple overhead and underground residential, new business and other construction projects. Candidate must provide superior customer service and be able to prepare and schedule construction of jobs to meet committed service dates. Candidate will write and execute switching orders to effectively maintain, operate, and assist in the distribution planning of the system for reliability. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for processing all documentation in accordance with Compliance requirements. Other duties will include handling customer inquiries (voltage complaints, claims, etc.) and assisting with Distribution compliance and asset management programs. Candidate will also participate in the on-call trouble supervision rotation and must be available after business hours for local, out-of-town, and out-of-state trouble and storm restoration.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience for an Engineer or Engineering Associate position:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (From ABET Accredited School) OR

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology OR

  • Bachelor's Degree in Math or Science OR

  • Professional Engineer's License (PE) in lieu of the above bachelor's degree

  • Previous Distribution Engineering Experience is a plus

  • Distribution and or related Engineering experience with a power utility company is a plus

Education and Experience for an Engineer Representative position:

  • A two-year technical degree, OR four-year degree in a nontechnical field, OR EUT Certificate with two years of utility experience is preferred but not required.

  • Previous Distribution Engineering Experience is a plus

  • Distribution and or related Engineering experience with a power utility company is a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient with MS office products and other related engineering Software systems highly desired.

  • Strong Technical Engineering Skills and understanding of Power Systems are highly desired

  • Candidate should possess knowledge of general engineering and construction principles.

  • Knowledge of electrical system operations, distribution systems, underground and overhead construction practices.

  • Prior experience in writing and executing switching orders preferred.

  • Working knowledge of ARMS, JETS/JETS Scheduling, Designer/GIS, CSS, Socket, DistView, TCMS Web, NJUNS and EDEN preferred

  • Knowledge of the Franchise Manual, Distribution Bulletins, Engineering Handbook/Specifications, Distribution Operating Procedures, ARC Flash Requirements, Metering Blue Book, Consistency Manual and the Financial and Business goals preferred

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work to manage multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.

  • Excellent project management skills that lead to desired results.

  • Ability to work with customers and others as a team member.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and build positive relationships with customers, engineers, customer service, sales, corporate partners and line crew personnel.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Good Attitude and Ability to provide excellent customer service both internally and externally

  • Working knowledge of NESC.

  • Must have valid driver’s license.

Other Requirements

  • Must have a safe work record and successfully follow safe work practices & policies for a Safety

Excellence environment.

  • Must demonstrate the "Our Values" behaviors: defined as Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment.

  • Pursue high standards for safety and customer service.

  • Self-motivated and directed.

  • Take personal responsibility for distribution projects and problems. Follow through on all aspects of assignments to

ensure quality completion.

  • Must be able to build positive relationships and work well with diverse groups, tailoring communication methods

appropriately for customers, covered employees, supervision, and management.

  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Georgia Power and Southern Company distribution construction

practices, guidelines, and procedures.

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 www.GeogiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).

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 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.

Job Identification: 6105

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power

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