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Distribution Engineer

Jackson EMC

Listing Summary

Jackson EMC is seeking applications for a Distribution Engineer to work on the Engineering Team in  Oakwood, Georgia. 

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation is a member-owned co-op which is owned and democratically controlled by the members it serves.  One of more than 900 electric cooperatives in the United States.  Electric cooperatives account for 42% of the nation’s electric distribution lines. Jackson EMC is one of the largest electric cooperatives in the U.S. and the largest among Georgia’s 41 electric membership corporations (EMCs). 

Jackson EMC has approximately 450 employees serving their members.  The culture of the organization and team focused environment is unmatched.  Offering professional development and advancement opportunities for their employees Jackson is truly an employer of choice.  

Vision:  To be the best, forward-thinking, innovative energy supplier providing a friendly and fulfilling work environment.

Mission: To exceed our members’ expectations with reliable, courteous, and personalized service.

If you enjoy working in a collaborative team-oriented work culture with an opportunity for growth and development into a larger role with the Cooperative, this position may be the next step in your career. 

Jackson EMC is searching for a candidate that is guided by a set of core values that align with the values of Jackson EMC.  The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated work history of outstanding communication skills and working well with others in a spirit of teamwork, cooperation, and mutual respect. 

In addition, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of ongoing continuous improvement and learning in the field of engineering.  Must be a self-starter and must have the ability to oversee projects from start to finish. 

To be successful, the ideal candidate must be an optimistic team player that brings a positive attitude & presence and works well with customers.  This position is a combination of field work, administration and customer service which requires flexibility and the ability to provide assistance to the entire team to meet the needs of the organization. 

This position requires flexibility and being open minded to a variety of options to reach goals.  Must have the ability to become cross trained and be willing to roll up your sleeves to help get work accomplished.

The Distribution Engineer position is responsible to provide technical assistance in the design and construction of the Cooperative’s distribution system and provide input in the areas of possible improvement to existing facilities; serve as the point of contact for large consumers within the district with ongoing construction, expansion, or adjustment needs related to the Cooperative’s distribution system; provide technical assistance to consumers, provide supervision for section personnel assigned; work in a team-oriented environment and provide the leadership and vision consistent with the mission of the Cooperative. 



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology or closely related field required. 
  • Undergraduate curriculum including engineering related to the field of electrical power distribution and transmission is preferred.
  • EXPERIENCE: Require a minimum of two (2) years of responsible electrical distribution  experience involving engineering design and layout for the expansion of the electric distribution system, power requirements, and related specifications and codes; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job is required. 


Compensation & Benefits include:

The starting salary for the position will be based upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate; starting salary is expected to be in the range of $85,000-$95,000.  The Cooperative offers a  comprehensive benefits package including:  Health, dental, vision and life insurance, excellent retirement plan, paid time off and negotiable relocation expenses

How to Apply:  Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to Lisa Ward at no later than 5pm on March 24, 2023.  Please direct any questions regarding this position to Lisa Ward at 706-983-9326. 


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