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Southern Company Inspector - Transmission Line Construction in Forest Park, Georgia

Inspector - Transmission Line Construction


Inspector - Line Construction (Multiple vacancies)

Location: Statewide (Reporting location is Forest Park, GA)

NOTE: Relocation assistance is not available.


Plan, coordinate, monitor and inspect Transmission line construction activities performed by contract personnel for Georgia Power Company transmission capital projects. Attend meetings held by project management to obtain information and scope of projects assigned to contract personnel. Work with Line Construction Project Supervisors, Line Design, Transmission Maintenance Centers, System Operations, Generation, Procurement, and Project Management groups to ensure projects are completed on schedule. Provide regular feedback and updates to area Line Construction Project Supervisors regarding work status and job performance of contract personnel. Perform Quality Value Assessments (QVA) on contract personnel to ensure quality performance.

This position will not give work direction to contract personnel but will be responsible for ensuring the work accomplished by contract personnel meets all construction standards and specifications set forth by Georgia Power Company.

Position has statewide responsibilities and frequent overnight travel within the state of Georgia is required. Position may require after hours commitment to fulfill job responsibilities during normal work week and occasional weekends .


Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years of Transmission Line Construction experience is required

  • Formal leadership/project oversight experience is preferred

  • Experience installing Southern Company standard remote control operated switches.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Safety champion

  • Knowledge of the practices, techniques and equipment used in Transmission Line Construction

  • Extensive knowledge of the Georgia Integrated Transmission System Electric Operating Procedure (i.e. “Redbook”), Single Lines and Clearance points.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to make sound decisions within the range of responsibility of this position

  • Ability to read, comprehend, interpret, and communicate plans, specifications and other documents

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of energized work practices

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships

  • Ability to develop computer skills with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and others

  • Ability to multitask and manage conflicting deadlines

  • Willingness to take personal responsibility for projects and assignments

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Must demonstrate Southern Style and maintain the utmost in ethical behavior.

  • Must have a positive attitude and a strong customer focus.

  • Must be self-motivated and able to motivate others with a proven record of responsible behavior.

  • Must be completely focused on safety excellence


  • Safety Excellence and Behaviors consistent with Our Values: Safety First, Total Commitment, Superior Performance and Unquestionable Trust

  • Monitor activities of multiple contract personnel on capital projects

  • Report status of projects back to project supervisor

  • Verify materials for projects and installed by contract personnel are correct and accounted for

  • Ensure documentation of time is correct when submitted for payment

  • Distinguish differences between Georgia Power Company safety rules and contractor safety rules

  • Assist with scheduling and material deliveries needed for contractor to successfully complete project

  • Must be available to work assigned storm duty, which could include evenings, weekends, holidays and overnight travel.


  • 85% of the time

All candidates are subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position .

Georgia Power Company has classified this position as “Safety Sensitive” and as such is subject to relevant pre-employment screening(s) to determine fitness for duty. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the applicant successfully completing all required fitness assessments.

As an employee of Southern Company, the value you bring is realized through the results you achieve and the demonstration of “Our Values”. In return, Southern Company provides a job and a company in which you can take pride; a supportive workplace in which you can be successful; and a competitive pay and benefits package .

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.25 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average.

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 DiversityInc, 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 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: Power Line Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Forest Park

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 75 % of the Time

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

GPC Transmission Construction – 205 Southfield Parkway (205Forest Park)


Southfield Parkway

Forest Park, 30297

Req ID: GPC2007390

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