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Southern Company Engineering Team Leader - Atlanta Distribution Area in Atlanta, Georgia

Engineering Team Leader - Atlanta Distribution Area


Engineering Team Leader - Atlanta

Reports to: , Engineering Supervisor

Location: 755 Jefferson Street, Atlanta GA. Candidate must live in or be willing to relocate to a commutable distance from the headquarters. Relocation assistance will be available if needed.

Grade Level: Exempt 6

Job Summary: The Engineering Team Leader will be responsible for providing leadership, direction, and performance management for distribution activities to direct reports within the Atlanta Operating Headquarters. They will provide safety leadership, budget management, construction scheduling, and compliance measures where needed and contribute to reliability and capital improvement strategy in the Distribution Area. The successful candidate will also be a technical expert, leading engineering on large scale, high impact projects in the area while demonstrating world class customer service. In addition, they will be expected to participate in and lead region wide initiatives, projects, and committees. This role will participate in the on-call rotation and may lead region storm teams to on system and off system storm events.

Education Requirements

  • Engineering degree preferred.

  • Professional Engineering license a plus.

  • MBA or Masters degree is a plus.


  • Excellent safety record and knowledge of Section "0"

  • Three or more years of Distribution engineering experience in a power utility company is required.

  • Must have proven Time Management experience involving multiple projects and customer requests.

  • Experience in SERP restoration efforts required

  • Storm team leadership experience preferred

  • Experience with engineering design, construction and maintenance, compliance, managing manpower, reviewing job estimates, and asset management in a power utility company

  • Experience with IBEW covered personnel, system design experience, and serving on committees at a statewide level is preferred.

  • Previous experience designing and presenting large and complex projects in a power utility company to higher level management for approval is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • The position requires an in-depth knowledge of electrical distribution systems as well as distribution requirements, practices, and procedures

  • Ability to act as a technical specialist is required

  • Customer service focused with the ability to negotiate to match customer needs with company requirements

  • Broad understanding of the company's operations, policies, and procedures

  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of TCMS, ARCOS, CSS, JETS, and strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Products

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

  • Must have the ability to work through customer concerns and communicate resolution to all parties

Behavioral Attributes

  • Demonstrates all aspects of Our Values behaviors

  • Demonstrated personal commitment to Safety Excellence and management of Critical Risks

  • Self-directed with strong initiative

  • Desire and ability for continued career growth and upward potential

  • Ability to be a change agent for the organization

Job Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Tucker

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Tucker Opr Hdqs - 1697 Montreal Circle (1697TUCKER)

1697 Montreal Circle

Tucker, 30084

755 Service Center - 755 Jefferson Street (755ATLANTA)

755 Jefferson Street

Atlanta, 30318

Req ID: GPC2008326