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Southern Company Metering Engineer in Meridian, Mississippi

Metering Engineer



This position is responsible for the technical support for AMI Operations and Legacy Metering systems, hardware, and software.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required

  • Electrical Engineering/Electronic Engineering degree preferred

  • Positive interpersonal skills, relationship builder up and down the organization is required

  • Desired to have basic knowledge of company’s organization and policies

  • Strong analytical skills and quick ability to learn new skills

  • Ability to formulate solutions and problem solving

  • Ability to understand and clearly articulate positions on complex business issues

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required

  • Behavior must reflect Southern Style and MPC’s Principle Centered Leadership

  • Comprehension and analysis of drawing and circuitry prints is required

  • Position located in Meridian, MS.


  • Provide support and technical advice to departmental employees, making field visits for support and safety observations

  • Provide direct technical support to MPC AMI Operations, including network troubleshooting, meter configuration problems, metrology rate support, etc.

  • Participate in Southern Company committees and industry organizations

  • Ensure safety and compliance requirements are met through proper training and equipment of department employees

  • Maintain dialogues with metering equipment manufacturers, keeping abreast of current technologies and resolving equipment problems as necessary.

  • Support and lead employees in meter programming templates and new technologies Mississippi Power a subsidiary of Southern Company, serves southeast Mississippi. We have a history of customer and community service, economic development leadership, environmental stewardship and employee involvement. 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: Mississippi-Meridian Area-Meridian

Operating Company: Mississippi Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Meridian District Office - 2401 11th Street (2401MERIDIAN)

2401 11th Street

Meridian, 39301

Req ID: MPC2001692

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