Southern Company Field Estimator - Alpharetta.Distribution Engineering Area - Gwinnett Operating HQ - Lawrenceville, GA in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Field Estimator - Alpharetta.Distribution Engineering Area - Gwinnett Operating HQ - Lawrenceville, GA


Field Estimator – Alpharetta Distribution Area

Location: Gwinnett Operating Headquarters (HQ) – 1453 Highway 120, Lawrenceville GA 30043

Reports to: Engineering Supervisor

No relocation assistance is available.


This position is responsible for field work, drawing, estimating, and processing all paperwork associated with providing overhead and underground service to customers. Working with developers, builders, inspectors, and contractors is an integral part of the job process. A great deal of interaction with external customers is expected. The candidate must communicate well and use those skills to help enhance customer value. Responsibilities include the general support of the engineering and line departments, which will include thorough knowledge of the distribution system. Candidate will be responsible for estimating monthly blankets, field investigations of orders, and other engineering duties as needed. Candidate will be required to participate in the "on call" rotation and be available after hours for trouble response.


Education & Test Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Some college or technical certification is a plus

  • TECH test is required (either you must have passed the test previously OR otherwise, if you meet the requirements for the position, you will be invited to take the TECH test at the Atlanta Testing Center in downtown Atlanta)

Experience Requirements

  • 3 years of experience in Distribution and/or CSO preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • General engineering and construction knowledge preferred

  • Knowledge of electrical operations, distribution systems, underground, and overhead construction practices preferred

  • Experience designing and estimating distribution facilities preferred

  • Knowledge of computer programs: Outlook, Word, Excel preferred

  • Ability to work with customers and others as a team member

  • Ability to prioritize and organize work

  • Effective, proactive oral and written communication skills

  • Must be an effective negotiator who can protect our interests while serving the customer's needs

  • Duties includes being available for emergency assistance outside of normal work hours, weekends, holidays, and extended out of town storm duty

  • Candidate should be available for response within a reasonable amount of time

  • Candidate must be willing to work "on-call" rotation

Behavior Attributes

  • Must have knowledge of Section 0 and make safety his or her top priority (Safety Excellence)

  • Must demonstrate "Our Values": Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Must possess the ability to work alone as well as function as part of the Distribution team

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and build positive relationships with customers, engineers, customer service, and line crew personnel

  • Highly motivated and self-directed


  • Candidate must have a valid driver's license.

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.

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 three 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 three 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-Lawrenceville

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

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

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Gwinnett Operating Hdqrs - 1453 Highway 120 (1453LAWRENCEVILLE)

1453 Highway 120

Lawrenceville, 30043

Req ID: GPC2006647

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