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Energy Service Engineer - Utility Services

Energy Service Engineer - Utility Services

Energy Service Engineer - Utility Services

Southern Company
Atlanta, GA 30308

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Energy Service Engineer - Utility Services


Energy Services Engineer - Utility Services

NOTE: Due to the travel requirements for this role, the position can be located anywhere in the State of Georgia. - Relocation benefits ARE available.


This is a customer facing position in Utility Services, an unregulated business unit within Georgia Power. Utility Services is a successful and growing business unit that operates in a competitive profit and loss environment where we experience the excitement and competitive nature of a small business while still being a part of Georgia Power. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing and overseeing energy audits and detailed scopes of work as well as providing technical support on energy conservation projects in the K-12 school, commercial, university, and local/state/federal government markets.

This person will participate and lead the team in the initial audit, project scope development, calculation and validation of energy savings, assembly of audit proposal, review of customer and vendor technical scope, resolution of issues during construction, and oversee performance of the measurement and verification reporting process.

This role will be the primary interface between the Energy Services team and external engineering firms during the development, installation, and measurement and verification phases of energy projects.

This position has statewide responsibilities.


Job Experience and Education


  • Bachelors level degree in Engineering required
  • Mechanical Engineering degree preferred
  • Professional Engineer preferred
  • Certified Energy Manager preferred

Job Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in energy engineering required
  • Proven success with K-12 schools and federal customers is preferred
  • Experience working with contractors to develop and deliver solutions
  • Performance contracting experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to provide all aspects of energy project development
  • Education of customer on technical options,
  • Understanding of multiple mechanical systems and typical energy conservation measures (ECMs)
  • Electric/gas/water rate schedules
  • Interaction of ECMs
  • Building modeling
  • Savings calculations
  • Lifecycle cost analysis
  • Strong technical skills across multiple technologies to include interior lighting, water conservation, boilers, chillers, building control systems, motors, package HVAC equipment, central plant equipment, heat recovery, and other mechanical equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Complex problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Strong computer skills utilizing MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point)
  • Strong verbal (listening and speaking) and written skills required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in multiple locations in various stages of development and construction
  • Proven customer relations and strong customer service focus always
  • Excellent presentation skills which could be delivered one-on-one or large group settings
  • Ability to resolve issues/problems in a positive manner between customers, manufacturers, customers, and other stakeholders


  • Must be available to travel statewide which could include overnight travel (5-6 nights/month)
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Must be willing to use personal vehicle to call on clients (mileage reimbursed)


  • Safety Excellence
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Must be a team player as well as work independently with minimal supervision
  • Customer focused and strong customer relations skills
  • Seeks continuous personal development


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 and connect with the Company on Facebook (, Twitter ( and Instagram (

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 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):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2008426

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