Field Support Specialist- Heavy Hauling

Company Name:
Southern Company
Field Support Specialist - Construction Services Group - Heavy Hauling Department
Location: Forest Park, GA (Georgia Power Company Transmission - General Services Headquarters)
This position is responsible for routing heavy hauling trips (18 wheel truck and trailer combo with multiple axle configurations) and the renting of and dispatching construction equipment. Assures all requests are received, logged and completed accurately and timely. Acquire and validate account numbers using internal expense processing system. Participate in scheduled after hour coverage.
Successful candidate will be responsible for working with other employees and Supervisor in renting and dispatching construction equipment to Transmission Construction and Transmission Maintenance Center (TMC) personnel.
Job role requires heavy interfacing with Heavy Hauling contract drivers in routing and delivery of materials, equipment and services.
Must be able to prioritize, multitask and remain focused in a changing environment.
Responsible for electronically maintaining trip log and validation of account numbers.
Must participate in scheduled rotation to receive after hour emergency calls.
Must be able to follow and complete established processes.
Must be an expert at customer service clearly demonstrating the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Education Requirements:
High School graduate/GED equivalent. Advanced course work desirable
Experience Requirements:
Previous experience in routing heavy haul trucks (18 wheel truck/trailer combo with multiple axle configurations).
Previous experience in obtaining DOT permits (Fuel and trip specific such as overweight/over height, etc.).
Working knowledge of transmission construction equipment strongly desired.
Previous experience in the rental of construction equipment.
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements regarding CDL operations.
Understand and embrace Target Zero safety culture.
Working knowledge of contractual agreements.
At least 5 years experience in the above areas is desired.
_Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:_
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Good organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.
Capable of working efficiently and effectively across multiple organizations.
Strong problem solving skills and decision making abilities.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft office products, specifically WORD, EXCEL, and ACCESS.
Pre-employment EEI Customer Service Rep. test is required and must be passed in order for candidate to be considered.
Behavioral Attributes:
Display Southern Style qualities: Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment.
Be a team player and able to build quality working relationships.
Must understand the value of customer service and support.
NOTE: Updated resume demonstrating related experience to this job description/posting must accompany application.
_All candidates are 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_ .
As an employee of Southern Company, the value you bring is realized through the results you achieve and the Southern Style you exhibit. In return, Southern Company provides a job and a company in which you can take pride; a supportive workplace in which you can be successful; and a competitive pay and benefits package .
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 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation''s nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine''s Utility of the Year for 2012 and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune''s annual World''s Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at ./
We offer a competitive compensation package. Southern Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.
Required Tests: 00061 - EEI Customer Service Rep
Operating Company: Georgia Power Company
State-Region: Georgia-Metro Atlanta
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Field: Administrative & Clerical
Work Locations: Gen Svc Hqtr Forest Park - 62 Lake Mirror Road 62 Lake Mirror Road Forest Park 30297
Req ID: GPC2003495

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