Jr. Research & Development Technician
Southern Company - Georgia

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Requisition Number





Georgia-Central Georgia

Operating Company


Georgia Power Company



Juliette, GA (Metrology Lab co-located at Plant Scherer)


The technician in this position is responsible for calibrating, troubleshooting, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on a wide variety of electronic and physical/dimensional Measuring & Test Equipment (M&TE). M&TE is owned by all power generation plants, operating headquarters, transmission maintenance centers (TMC's), as well as other departments throughout Southern Company and is used to monitor and maintain voltage, temperature, pressure and many other critical measurement areas to specified tolerances. This position must also support maintenance of working laboratory standards in certified status. Other duties include selecting the proper procedure which describes the calibration parameters and process, recording as-found/as-left data as required, identifying any out-of -tolerance condition, and documenting all processes to nuclear standards.


Repair and calibrate general Measuring & Test Equipment (M&TE)

Develop calibration data sheets

Interpret logic diagrams and electronic schematics

Troubleshoot simple digital and analog circuitry

Proper loading/unloading and storage of Measuring and Test Equipment (M&TE) in/out of delivery van

Pick-up and delivery of M&TE to/from customer locations


Education Requirements:
High school diploma required.

A two- (2) year degree in Electronics, military metrology degree, or related field is preferred. Significant qualifying experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Experience Requirements:
Three years experience working in a calibration lab or related electronic / physical-dimensional work area preferred.

Repair / calibration skills of electronic / physical-dimensional equipment required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Basic knowledge of electronic / physical-dimensional type equipment required.

Possess strong computer skills.

Safe work habits.

Behavioral Attributes:
Demonstrated Southern Style behaviors: Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment..

Highly motivated to produce results.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).

Other Requirements:
Must pass a pre-employment test (TECH) in order to be considered.

Must also satisfactorily pass background and drug screen pre-employment.

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.

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 four 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.

With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based

Southern Company


) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Tests


00028 - Technician Occupations Sel Sys

Job Level


Individual Contributor

Travel (Up to...)






Work Location(s)


Plant Scherer - 10986 Highway 87

10986 Highway 87



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