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Southern Company Transmission TMC Line Engineer - Metro ATL & Macon in Conyers, Georgia

Transmission TMC Line Engineer - Metro ATL & Macon


Transmission TMC Line EngineerOakley TMC, Metro East TMC, and Macon TMC

Location: Oakley TMC (Union City, GA)

Reports to: Walter Dukes, TMC Supervisor

Location : Metro East TMC (Conyers, GA)

Reports to : Gloribel Perez, TMC Supervisor

Location : Macon TMC (Macon, GA)

Reports to : Carlos Becerra, TMC Supervisor


These positions will report to the Oakley TMC Supervisor, Metro East TMC Supervisor or Macon TMC Supervisor. Responsibilities include the ability to lead the TMCs (Oakley TMC, Metro East TMC, Macon TMC) area’s line maintenance program, preparing and closing capital and maintenance work orders, coordinating material needs, overseeing maintenance and inspection programs and contractors, entering and reviewing data, coordinating work activities with other departments, patrolling transmission lines, coordinating repairs on transmission lines and associated equipment, attending Planning & Pre-construction meetings, provide workplan direction and technical support for the TMC Line and Contract crews located in their assigned area as well as local outage response leadership. The TMC Line Engineers must have a positive attitude, work well in a team environment, and possess excellent customer service skills for interaction with customers and property owners.

This position will be filled at Level 3-6 Exempt dependent upon the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful candidate. The successful candidate must live within commutable distance of Oakley TMC, Union City, GA, Metro East TMC, Conyers, GA, Macon TMC, Macon, GA or be willing to quickly relocate. Relocation assistance available if needed.


  • Lead the day-to-day activities of the Lines team. Support the daily activities of Transmission Line Maintenance crews.

  • Develop and schedule the TMC Lines Maintenance work plan.

  • Assist the TMC crews in ensuring that all transmission line work complies with the current Georgia Power Company specifications and standards.

  • Have no Operational Incidents and achieve SAIDI and SAIFI goals for the year.

  • Track and operate within the O&M budget monthly.

  • Track and operate within the Capital budget monthly.

  • Support TMC Line crews with complex or unique clearance requests.

  • Support hot stick work as necessary.

  • Assist the TMC Line crews with the access requirements of a job and in acquiring specialized equipment as needed.

  • Assist with switching as needed.

  • Help ensure complete and accurate transmission line data and documentation, including STOMP data.

  • Review all TMC Transmission Line aerial inspection reports and initiate appropriate action.

  • Monitor and maintain instantaneous operation information and assist with information gathering on all other operation/lockout events detailed in "post incident" reports.

  • Investigate all outages/operations per the Patrol Procedure for Bulk Power Lines Operations to discover and report root cause. Utilize foot patrols, aerial patrols as necessary. Evaluate system outages to ensure proper operation of equipment and that methods of restoration were efficient.

  • Ensure the timely completion of all documentation including Morning Report follow-up, assignment of ULs, ProCard, and WO closeout.

  • Interface directly with all external requestors.

  • Participate in TMC Line Maintenance on-call rotation to provide trouble response and outage restoration.

  • Complete required maintenance of transmission line switches to include routine inspections and repairs.

  • Support capital transmission line projects for the TMC by participating in planning and pre-construction meetings.

  • Coordinate and schedule transmission line switch installations.

  • Assist Line Engineering in analyzing existing line and ROW (right of way) conditions.

  • Work with Transmission Support to solve technical line issues as well as best practices within Line Maintenance.

  • Monitor the progress of construction.

  • Coordinate and assist in performing final line inspections.

  • Support Contract Transmission Line Crews working for the TMC.

  • Order materials, arrange outages, coordinate permits, clearances, switching, and traffic control.

  • Ensure that all work performed by contract crews working for the TMC is completed per GPC standards, on schedule, and within budget constraints.

  • Verify and track contract crew invoices.

  • Provide Comptroller with UL estimates at the end of each month.

  • Work with other TMC Transmission Line Engineers/Specialists to become proficient in the installation and maintenance of transmission line switches and motor operators.

  • Focus on Safety Excellence. Assist in providing a safe working environment for all Transmission line activities in the TMC. Apply Human Performance tools, concepts and processes to foster continuous improvement in safety performance.

  • Work with storm teams following major weather events. This may require out of state travel.

  • Develop relationships with other workgroups within Power Delivery and External Affairs.


Education Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering/Engineering Technology required. Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering Degree

Experience Requirements:

  • Transmission Line Maintenance and/or Transmission Line Design experience (preferred)

  • Transmission Line Construction (preferred)

  • Transmission Operations (preferred)

  • Distribution Experience (plus)

  • Must be experienced at responding in support of trouble or outage restoration.

  • Some overnight travel is required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of transmission line maintenance methods and specifications is preferred.

  • Must have positive attitude and work well with other team members

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to read and understand civil drawings, construction drawings, and AutoCAD files and drawings

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of efficiency

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications

  • Knowledge of PLS CADD, TEAMS, STOMP, TLMS

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Must be a safety champion and adhere to all Principles of World-Class Safety

  • Committed to team environment

  • Takes personal ownership of projects and assignments

  • Candidate must exhibit Our Values

  • Candidate must be innovative, take initiative, and demonstrate personal responsibility, decisiveness and flexibility

  • Candidate must be able to work effectively with others in a team environment and can interface with a diverse group of individuals

  • The successful candidate must be able to handle heavy workloads, time pressures, multiple tasking, conflicting demands, and must be able to work well both independently and as a team member

Other Requirements:

  • Must serve on the TMC on-call rotation, and be available for overtime/weekend work as needed

  • Must be able to meet requirements necessary to be placed on the GPC official switching and clearance list

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Conyers

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Union City, Georgia-Central Georgia-Macon

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 50 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Transmission Maint Center Conyers - 1465 General Arts Road (1465CONYERS)

1465 General Arts Road

Conyers, 30012

Oakley Operating HQ - 7365 Oakley Industrial Blvd (7365UNIONCITY)

7365 Oakley Industrial Blvd

Union City, 30291

Key Street Division - 960 Key Street (960MACON)

960 Key Street

Macon, 31204

Req ID: GPC2008275