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Distribution Engineer or Engineering Associate -Tifton Operating
DISTRIBUTION ENGINEER OR ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE - Tifton, GA
Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is currently seeking an Engineer or Engineering Associate for the Valdosta Distribution Area. The position listed below can be filled as either an Engineer or Engineering Associate, depending on the skills, education, and experience qualifications of the successful candidate. (Position to be posted for two weeks internally and externally)
Reports to: Engineering Supervisor
1010 Bruce Lane Tifton, GA 31794
Candidate must currently live within a reasonable, daily commuting distance to the selected area OR be willing to immediately relocate to be within commuting distance. Relocation assistance may be 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 Compliance requirements. Other duties will include handling customer inquiries (voltage complaints, claims, etc.) and assisting with Distribution compliance and asset management programs. Candidate will also participate in the on-call trouble supervision rotation and must be available after business hours for local, out-of-town, and out-of-state trouble and storm restoration.
Education and Experience for an Engineer or Engineering Associate position:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering OR
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology OR
Bachelor's Degree in Math or Science OR
Professional Engineer's License (PE) in lieu of the above bachelor's degree
Previous Distribution Engineering Experience is a plus
Distribution and or related Engineering experience with a power utility company is a plus
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficient with MS office products and other related engineering Software systems highly desired
Strong Technical Engineering Skills and understanding of Power Systems are highly desired
Candidate should possess knowledge of general engineering and construction principles
Knowledge of electrical system operations, distribution systems, underground and overhead construction practices
Prior experience in writing and executing switching orders preferred
Working knowledge of ARMS, JETS/JETS Scheduling, Designer/GIS, CSS, Socket, DistView, TCMS Web, NJUNS,
EDEN, and DisIntel preferred
Knowledge of the Franchise Manual, Distribution Bulletins, Engineering Handbook/Specifications, Distribution Operating Procedures, ARC Flash Requirements, Metering Blue Book, Consistency Manual and the Financial and Business goals preferred
Ability to prioritize and organize work to manage multiple projects and meet strict deadlines
Excellent project management skills that lead to desired results
Ability to work with customers and others as a team member
Must be able to effectively communicate and build positive relationships with customers, engineers, customer service, sales, corporate partners and line crew personnel
Effective oral and written communication skills
Good Attitude and Ability to provide excellent customer service both internally and externally
Working knowledge of NESC
Must have valid driver’s license
Must have a safe work record and successfully follow safe work practices & policies for a Safety
Must demonstrate the "Our Values" behaviors: defined as Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment.
Pursue high standards for safety and customer service.
Self-motivated and directed
Take personal responsibility for distribution projects and problems. Follow through on all aspects of assignments to ensure quality completion
Must be able to build positive relationships and work well with diverse groups, tailoring communication methods appropriately for customers, covered employees, supervision, and management.
Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Georgia Power and Southern Company distribution construction practices, guidelines, and procedures.
To Apply : All candidates must submit an updated resume (preferably as an attached PDF document) and complete a series of job-related questions in order to be considered 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.
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 www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).
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 www.southerncompany.com .
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-South Georgia-Tifton
Operating Company: Georgia Power Company
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Transmission Maint Center Tifton - 1010 Bruce Lane (1010TIFTON)
1010 Bruce Lane
Req ID: GPC2008671