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Southern Company Meter Specialist in Marietta, Georgia

Meter Specialist


Meter Specialist

Two Positions

Location: 1769 Sands Pl, Marietta Ga, 30067

Location: 755 Jefferson St Atlanta Ga, 30318

Candidate must currently reside within a reasonable commuting distance from the assigned Operating Headquarters or be willing to quickly relocate to this area. Relocation benefits may be provided.

Job Summary

Performs analysis to develop design options or recommendations for metering systems and components, including coordinating with commercial and industrial customers and GPC personnel to meet all rate, tariffs, regulatory, and customer related metering. Responsible for advanced troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating equipment to include, meters, recorders, totalizers, power quality monitoring equipment, and computers.

Other duties include:

  • Setting up equipment and conduct performance and accuracy tests

  • Operator of electronic and high voltage electrical test equipment

  • Responsible for installation, maintenance and testing of special service customer accounts; non-revenue metering systems on special service customer accounts. Provide technical assistance for advanced metering projects

  • Point of contact with GPC account executives, engineers, line supervisors, and GPC’s largest commercial and industrial customers to provide meter system cost analysis and additional energy information options

  • Manage metering projects, direct meter-men work and crew when supervisors are not present. Also, develops meter system options and calculates cost estimates to GPC marketing and customers

  • Provides classroom and on-the-job technical training on meter hardware, vendor software, and troubleshooting/diagnostic computer tools

  • Provides technical direction on the planning, installation, and operation of automatic meter reading systems

  • Installs, maintains, and tests communications equipment for filed metering systems including cellular, 900 MHz radio, fiber optic cable and conventional land lines

  • The Meter Specialist is also considered a “subject matter expert” in field metering for all region personnel

Job Requirements


  • 2-year Technical Associate Degree/Certificate (or equivalent electrical/electronic experience)

Experience Requirements

  • 5 years minimum experience in “Metermen A” classification, Preferred

  • Experience with installation, maintenance, testing commercial and industrial meter systems and current meter technologies including AMI and solar applications

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of advanced commercial and industrial systems

  • Knowledge of installation and operations procedures for hardware and user applications, common business practices related to metering services, company operations, policies and procedures

  • Excellent communications skills

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Produce quality work within deadlines

  • Analytical, problem solving skills

  • Strong leadership abilities with supervisory potential

  • Good organizational capabilities

  • Project Management

  • Ability to demonstrate safety as “Priority One”

  • Aptitude to demonstrate all aspects of the “Southern Style”


  • Valid Drivers’ license is required.

Job Field: Power Line Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Marietta

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

755 Service Center - 755 Jefferson Street (755ATLANTA)

755 Jefferson Street

Atlanta, 30318

Sands Place Opr Hdqs - 1769 Sands Place (1769MARIETTA)

1769 Sands Place

Marietta, 30067

Req ID: GPC2007029

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