Tuesday , May 21 2024

The Southern Company Careers – Technician Above Ground

Website Southern Company

Job Description:

Entry level position responsible for completing a variety of tasks in support of field operations to include deactivation of service, delayed match, corrosion inspections, meter paints, reading meters and assisting with other maintenance activities as needed. Serves as a member of a crew engaged in installing, maintaining, and repairing gas mains and service lines. Performs basic tasks including operating heavy equipment, using hand tools, basic leak investigation, assisting in mechanical joining, landscape maintenance and traffic control.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures truck is stocked with equipment, supplies, tools and other equipment in neat and orderly condition.
  • Assists in connecting and disconnecting gas service, manually turning meters on and off.
  • Assists in performing regular meter inspections, paints and maintenance of above and below ground gas systems.
  • Identifies abnormal operating conditions and takes appropriate actions.
  • Assists in conducting investigations of high bill complaints, stop meters and special readings by meter reading validation.
  • Responds to questions from customers and provides answers directly or by referral.
  • Operates Automated Dispatch system to complete meter reads and turn-offs service at customer’s premise.

Job Requirements:

  • MS Office and Computer skills – basic proficiency
  • Customer Service
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to pass basic skills and knowledge assessments
  • Basic knowledge and use of hand tools and equipment
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to use good judgment when working in potentially hazardous and emergency environments
  • Good written and oral communication

Job Details:

Company: Southern Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Kennesaw, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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