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Southern Company Engineering Representative - Augusta, GA in Augusta, Georgia

Engineering Representative - Augusta, GA



Engineering Representative – Augusta Distribution Area Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is currently seeking an Engineering Representative for the Augusta area in Georgia.

WORK LOCATION: 2103 N. Leg Rd, GA 30909 Relocation assistance is available


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 SOX and Compliance requirements. Other duties will include handling customer inquiries (voltage complaints, claims, etc.) and assisting with Distribution compliance and asset management programs.

Candidate must live within or be able to quickly relocate within a reasonable commuting distance to the assigned operating headquarters. Successful candidate must also be able to respond quickly to after-hours trouble call and storm work. Relocation assistance is available.



2-year technical degree OR 4-year degree in a non-technical field, OR EUT Certificate with 2 years of power utility experience highly preferred.


Minimum of 2 years of Distribution and/or related Engineering experience with a power utility company strongly preferred.


  • Demonstrated knowledge, design and operation of electric distribution systems preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to monitor Distribution Goals and Indicators, as well as implement Best Practices.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Distribution System Applications (i.e. GIS/Designer/Mapping Applications, EDEN, Material / Labor Estimating Systems, NJUNS).

  • Previous experience as an Engineer Representative or demonstrated equivalent skills in a power utility company preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to accept greater responsibility and manage distribution planning for service area preferred.

  • Prior experience in writing and executing electric system switching orders preferred.

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

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

  • Knowledge of MS office products and other related engineering Software systems preferred.

  • Experience in handling customer claims and Property Damage process is a plus.

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work.

  • Excellent project management skills that lead to desired results.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet strict deadlines.

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

  • Proven effective oral and written communication skills.


  • Must be available for emergency assistance after work hours and weekends.

  • Must be available for extended out-of-town Storm duty outside service area. Candidate must be available for "on-call" supervisor rotation.

  • Valid driver's license required.

  • Must have a safe work record and follow safe work practices for a Target Zero environment as defined by Southern Company/Georgia Power policies. Must demonstrate the Southern Style behaviors: defined as Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment. Proven ability to work alone as well as function as part of a team.

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

  • Self-motivated and self-directed.



This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

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 consistently 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 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-Diversity Inc, 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 Field: Engineering

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-East Georgia-Augusta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Augusta North Leg - 2103 North Leg Drive (2103AUGUSTA)

2103 North Leg Drive

Augusta, 30909

Req ID: GPC2008783