Southern Company Transmission Technical Services Supervisor in Forest Park, Georgia

Transmission Technical Services Supervisor


Transmission Technical Services Manager

Forest Park, GA

To provide leadership, guidance and direction for the Transmission Technical Support functions of Southern Company Transmission Engineering. The Transmission Technical Support area is charged with providing consistent, professional support in various technical areas across Southern Company Transmission including system support for AUTOCAD, DID, TEAMS, as well as numerous other areas as assigned. This position has responsibility for supervision of employees in Forest Park, GA and Birmingham, AL.


  • Create a safe work environment through total personal commitment to Target Zero.

  • Provide system support to Southern Company Transmission for AUTOCAD, DID, TEAMS, and other systems as assigned.

  • Manage the selection, development and performance of departmental employees.

  • Participate in, support, and lead as appropriate Southern Company Transmission activities and initiatives.

  • Develop and support a strong and effective team environment within Southern Company Transmission Engineering

  • Support the oversight and operations of the SCS Transmission Engineering office in Forest Park, GA


Education Requirements:

  • A BS degree in Engineering or Computer Science (preferred) or strongly related technical experience

  • A Professional Engineering (P.E.) license is a plus

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience with AutoCAD, DID, TEAMS and other Transmission computer systems preferred

  • Experience working with other departments in ensuring technical issues are identified and corrective action(s) is taken; ensuring the customer is satisfied with the outcome

  • Experience managing technical support operations and projects, including troubleshooting, customer service issues, meeting project schedules, and installations

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proven ability to successfully implement and lead safe work behaviors in the workplace.

  • Proven ability to lead people, teams, projects and initiatives in a technical organization.

  • Proven skills in the areas of performance management and employee development with a demonstrated ability to create and sustain high-performance teams.

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain peer and customer relationships across organizational lines. This includes OpCo Transmission personnel as well as the Technology Organization.

  • Proven ability to build consensus and achieve results through the effective use of persuasive communication and formal presentation skills

  • General knowledge of transmission planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance desired

  • Working knowledge of the SCS Transmission Engineering processes, procedures and tools used to scope, estimate, and design transmission substation and line projects.

  • Demonstrated risk-assessment skills for use in guiding decisions on alternatives of established processes, procedures and tools

  • Ability to routinely travel between offices (up to 25%)

Behavioral Attributes:

Model “Our Values”: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

• Passionate, demonstrable commitment to employee safety and well-being.

• Unwavering adherence to the Southern Company Code of Ethics.

• Exemplifies, expects and drives top performance and accountability for achieving business results.

• Proactively identifies and shares best practices and pursues consistency and standardization amongst the Operating Companies where possible.

• Champions teamwork and upholds the decisions of the team.

• Demonstrates a commitment to Human Performance principles – a questioning attitude and a pursuit of continuous improvement.

• Demonstrates a commitment to Innovation – identifies new opportunities to improve products & services then develops and implements plans to achieve results.

• Actively engaged in the employee career planning and development process.

• Maintains a customer-focused mindset and achieves excellence in customer satisfaction.

• Encourages and supports employee participation in efforts designed to contribute to the success of our communities.

• Values, and takes personal initiative to create and foster, a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Relocation assistance may be offered

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

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 Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Forest Park

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Gen Svc Hqtr Forest Park - 62 Lake Mirror Road (62FORESTPARK)

62 Lake Mirror Road

Forest Park, 30297

Req ID: SCS2007704