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Field Estimator (OH)

Atlanta, GA


This position is responsible for field work, drawing, estimating, and processing all paperwork associated with providing overhead and underground service to customers. Working with developers, builders, inspectors, and contractors is an integral part of the job process. A great deal of interaction with external customers is expected.

Successful candidates must communicate well and use those skills to help enhance customer value. Candidates must exhibit a positive questioning attitude and build trust with the team as we continue to enhance our culture of diversity and inclusion.

Job responsibilities include the general support of the engineering and line departments, which will include thorough knowledge of the distribution system. Candidate will be responsible for estimating monthly blankets, field investigations of orders, creation of residential loading sheets, team support of residential load analysis, designing and estimating single family home residential projects and other engineering duties as needed. Candidate will be required to participate in the "on call" rotation and be available after hours for Storm response.


Education & Test Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Some college or technical certification is a plus

  • TECH test is required (either you must have passed the test previously OR otherwise, if you meet the requirements for the position, you will be invited to take the TECH test.)

Experience Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in a Power Utility or commercial/industrial/residential electrician experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • General engineering and construction knowledge preferred

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

  • Experience designing and estimating distribution facilities preferred

  • Experience with drafting, engineering and line design software, GIS products, load estimating tools (specifically in residential loading) preferred,.

  • Experience with JETS, ARMS, Socket, AutoCAD, GIS products, CSS, CIT, iCLEAR and LEADS tools preferred.

  • Good computer skills: Outlook, Word, Excel preferred

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

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work

  • Effective, proactive oral and written communication skills

  • Must be an effective negotiator who can protect our interests while serving the customer's needs

  • Duties includes being available for emergency assistance outside of normal work hours, weekends, holidays, and extended out of town storm duty

  • Candidate should be available for response within a reasonable amount of time

  • Candidate must be willing to work "on-call" rotation

Behavioral Attributes

  • Must make safety his or her top priority (Safety Excellence)

  • Must demonstrate "Our Values": Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Demonstrate a Questioning Attitude and continuously seek for learning opportunities and improvement

  • Positive attitude and strong customer focus

  • Demonstrate a genuine interest to be inclusive and understand and respect different perspectives

  • Must possess the ability to work alone as well as function as part of the team

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

  • Highly motivated and self-directed and work well under general supervision

  • Candidate must have a valid driver's license.

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 and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

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

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: 6575

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power


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