Engineer or Engineering Associate - Distribution Network Underground Services (Downtown Atlanta)

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  • Atlanta, GA
  • 25 May, 2019

Job Description

**Engineer or Engineering Associate - Distribution Network Underground Services (Downtown Atlanta)** **Description** **Georgia Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is seeking an experienced Distribution Network Design Engineer in Atlanta GA!** **Distribution Network Underground Services Design Engineer (or Engineer Associate) – Downtown Atlanta** **Location: Network Underground Services, 829 Jefferson St., Atlanta,** **30318** **NOTE: This position will be located in the downtown Atlanta area. Candidate must currently live (or be able to quickly relocate to) within a commuting distance of Metro Atlanta area. Relocation assistance is available. Position will be filled as either an Engineer or Engineering Associate dependent upon the education, skills, and experience of the successful candidate.** **Job Summary** **This position serves as the Statewide Project Engineer and single point of contact for Engineering and Construction Coordination activities associated with unique GPC Distribution Systems. Oversees all aspects of resolving issues related to providing and maintaining reliable power to large revenue, key account customers.** **This position is responsible for the total project design and construction coordination of advanced distribution systems involving network systems, hi-rely distribution systems, automatic transfer schemes, ductline design and cable design. This position directs the required interaction and project coordination between Network Customers, their Development and Construction forces, MARTA, and GPC Resources. It manages the interaction and coordination with other NU Departments, Regions, Marketing,TMC’s, MDS, RDS, Metering Services, Land, Accounting, Contract Administration, etc.)** **Job Responsibilities** + All Project Design and Construction Coordination Activities. + Preliminary planning, system design, estimating, budgeting, engineering, scheduling, permitting, construction coordination, operation, maintenance, accounting, acquiring easements, job tracking, billing, payments, documentation, reporting, audits, etc. + Asset Management + Protection of system integrity **Job Qualifications** **_Education_** **_Requirements_** **: (The following education or license is required)** + 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 **.** **_Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:_** + Strong Project Management Skills + Leadership and Management skills. + Contract Management, Application and Administration skills. + Strong interpersonal skills and negotiating skills. + Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills. + Excellent organization and documentation skills. + Ability to effectively manage a multitude of complex activities. + Customer Focused and a Team Player. + Excellent job knowledge, experienced, dependable. + 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 + Knowledge of electrical system operations, distribution systems, underground and overhead construction practices. + Working knowledge of typical systems (scheduling, estimating, GIS & mapping, CAD, etc.). + Must be able to effectively communicate and build positive relationships with customers, engineers, customer service, sales, corporate partners and line crew personnel. + Good Attitude and Ability to provide excellent customer service both internally and externally + Working knowledge of NESC **Other Requirements** + Must have a safe work record and follow safe work practices. + Must demonstrate "Our Values" behaviors: defined as Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment. + Takes initiative and proven problem solver + Customer focused + Good judgment & decision making + Self motivated and directed. + Proven ability to develop good working relationships with internal/external customers and teammates **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.** **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.** **To Apply: All candidates must submit an updated resume (preferably as an attached Word document) and complete a series of questions in order to be considered for this position.** _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 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** at http://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 a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit 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-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta **Operating Company:** Georgia Power Company **Job Type:** Standard **Travel (Up to...):** Yes, 25 % of the Time **Work Location(s):** Jefferson Street Office - 829 Jefferson Street (829ATLANTA) 829 Jefferson Street Atlanta, 30318 **Req ID:** GPC2006773