Distribution Supervisor

Atlanta, GA

Distribution Supervisor

Location: Tucker Operating HQs OR Atlanta Distribution Area

Territory Covered: Successful Candidate/s must live within commutable distance to the OPHQ.

Please note that this job/s will require 25% travel.

Relocation benefits are available for this position/s if needed.


The Distribution Supervisor/s will report directly to the Distribution Operations Manager (DOM), Distribution Manager or Construction Field Manager. Each Distribution Supervisor will have 12+ covered personnel reporting to them.

Leadership expectations and responsibilities include exhibiting behaviors in alignment with “Our Values,” Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance.

Core responsibilities of the position include:

  • Lead the team in a Safety Excellence environment with a focus on learning, ensuring critical risk plans are followed, and ensuring our STEP observation tools are implemented.

  • Strengthen a culture within the team that is inclusive, builds trust and is continuously improving. This includes ownership of our Diversity and Inclusion efforts. This includes inclusive leadership in continuing to advance our Southern Company “Moving to Equity” plans.

  • Optimize team makeup including teaming up when needed, capital efficiency, covered employee training and development.

  • Ensure consistent approach to replace versus repair business decisions, contactor utilization and fatigue management.

  • Enhance customer experience with boundaryless resource allocation & implementing strategic scheduling/collaboration with the engineering department.

  • Provide employees with regular, constructive performance feedback and support them in their personal development.

  • Partner with engineering supervisors or team leaders to help develop engineers in the Atlanta Distribution Area.

Additional duties include: Partnering with external affairs representatives, distribution supervisors, trouble supervisors, distribution/ network, TMC supervisors, engineering supervisors, & engineering team leaders to ensure customer satisfaction, quality of construction and responsiveness are met for all internal & external customers. The position/s will be tasked with developing innovative methods to improve processes, drive efficiencies/productivity and implement/execute the company strategy.


  • High School Diploma/Equivalent; college degree is a plus

Experience Requirements:

  • Seven years of distribution construction and/or distribution experience and knowledge of the construction, maintenance, and restoration of both overhead and underground services.

  • Extensive Storm Restoration Experience required.

  • Knowledge of and experience implementing Section "0", Smith Driving System, NESC, Distribution Bulletins, DOPs, Tagging and Switching Procedures, Distribution Construction Standards, DOT requirements, environmental guidelines, and applicable OSHA regulations.

  • Working knowledge of Memorandum of Agreement, Customer Service Standards, Corporate Compliance Policies and the Code of Ethics.

  • Performance management experience and/or insightful understanding of the process of setting clear expectations and holding others accountable.

  • Demonstrated experience or ability to quickly learn applications that include but are not limited to: ARMS, ARCOS TCMS Web, Dist View, JETS, MOBI, Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated commitment to Safety Excellence

  • Must have proven leadership results as well as documented cases of successful talent and employee development.

  • Knowledge of Safe Work Practices, Distribution Bulletins, Human Performance and Distribution Specifications, Section "O", OSHA, etc.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cross-functional relationships.

  • Change Champion and management.

  • Ability to implement and drive strategic initiatives.

  • Knowledge/understanding of distribution operations practices and procedures.

  • Must have proven ability to be innovative.

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize high profile opportunities and respond as needed without prompting.

  • Ability to challenge and motivate others.

  • Capable of planning, supervising, and managing resources to control budget dollars.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written


  • The DS will be responsible for the overall performance of their team.

  • Continually improve customer satisfaction by striving to exceed customers both internal and external expectations, meet all Safety goals, increasing productivity, and improving the distribution system reliability through quality construction

  • Recognize and own high profile and critical customer jobs with a focus on timely and effective upward communication to key internal parties. Plan appropriate resources needed to complete these jobs safely, on time, on budget, and with minimal external/stakeholder impact.

  • Utilize appropriate Performance Management to help individuals and teams to improve performance through coaching, development, & training.

  • Reinforce and manage expectations around healthy challenges and a questioning attitude in the work environment. Seek out and execute on opportunities to increase trust between employees, between supervisors, and between employees and supervisors.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Total commitment in Safety Excellence.

  • Must exhibit behavior consistent with Our Values – Safety First, Intentional Inclusion, Act with Integrity, and Superior Performance.

  • Positive attitude and strong customer focus.

  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others with a proven record of responsible behavior.

  • Ability to develop effective relationships and establish trust with teammates and customers.

  • Develops and fosters an inclusive culture where employees feel valued and create an environment of trust, development, and continuous improvement.

This position has been identified as a role that will require the use of a Georgia Power fleet vehicle. The following will be required if you are selected for this position:

• Must have at least one year of verifiable driving experience (Must hold a valid driver’s license for the class vehicle to be operated. Driving permits are not typically considered a valid driver’s license).

• Must have no revocation of driving privileges within the 36 months prior to application, no convictions of major traffic violations (DUI, hit and run, reckless driving, etc.) within the 12 months prior to application, or any pending charges for a major traffic violation at the time of application.

• Must consent to a continuous monitoring of your Motor Vehicle Record

Screening Question

I understand that this position is subject to continuous monitoring of my MVR in addition to completing routine driving courses and training as assigned by the company.

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 recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeogiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit www.southerncompany.com.

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 Identification: 6477

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power