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Southern Company Land Engineering Team Leader in Atlanta, Georgia

Land Engineering Team Leader


Land Engineering Team Leader


This position will be responsible for planning, scheduling, and supporting Land Engineering field survey activities and resources. Responsibilities will include providing leadership and Performance Management to a multiple of field survey technicians. This position will provide coaching to each member of the team, seeking to develop the employees’ skills for current responsibilities and future opportunities.



  • College level degree preferred. High school diploma required (with vocational / technical education a plus).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Georgia Professional Land Surveyor license preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with in-depth knowledge of land surveying practices and procedures as it relates to GPC specific surveying requirements preferred

  • Experience with project management and/or coordination preferred

  • Survey-related CAD experience a plus

  • Experience with performance management a plus

  • Comprehensive knowledge of surveying procedures for a variety of survey types

  • Ability to manage schedules of surveying activities for multiple company and contract survey crews

  • Working knowledge of land surveying, mapping, design, acquisition and construction work processes related to transmission lines, distribution lines and substations.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the time required to complete various land surveying activities across different parts of the state.

  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and able to be productive, decisive and efficient in periods of short time constraints and resource limitations.

  • Ability to read and interpret land rights, property maps, construction drawings, and legal documents

  • Strong leadership skills with excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to lead diverse groups with differing objectives toward a common goal.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to develop and train others.

  • Proven risk assessment skills and sound judgment/decision making skills are essential.

  • Must possess strong teamwork skills, a customer focused attitude, and a sense of urgency.

  • Working knowledge of applicable safety rules and regulations – Safety First.


  • Responsible for the scheduling and work assignment of all field survey personnel, both GPC and contract personnel for numerous survey jobs occurring concurrently.

  • Collaboration and coordination with Land Engineering Coordinators and Field Survey Specialists to ensure survey requests are completed in a timely manner and adhere to project schedules.

  • Provides leadership to Land Engineering field survey employees. This includes, but is not limited to, performance management, coaching, goal setting, training and employee development.

  • Resource planning and management for contract survey personnel.

  • Utilize project management skills to ensure all assigned survey jobs meet or exceed cost and time restraints. Track project status and communicate schedule exceptions to the team.


  • Consistently demonstrates Our Values - Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Skill to function as part of a team and to maintain positive attitude in challenging situations

  • Capacity to establish client relationships and to focus on the needs of the client.

  • Strong customer service and teamwork attitude

  • Responsible decision maker and schedule oriented

  • Strong communication skills

Work Location(s): Position reports to GPC Corporate Headquarters – 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE Atlanta, 30308

Travel (up to…): Yes, 75% of the time


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, 75 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

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

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: GPC2008364