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When your staff is on first-name basis, it’s easy to influence company direction and see your ideas make a difference.
Stability is underscored by our essential electric utility business, and nearly 40 years as the electric transmission arm of the state’s electric cooperatives which provide power to 73 percent of the state.
The challenge is planning, building and maintaining a statewide electric grid that is faced with storms, rapid increases in population and energy use, new technology and unprecedented changes in the nation’s electric industry.
Add in competitive compensation and a desirable location that’s convenient to diverse, affordable Atlanta and its suburbs. Free parking. On-site cafeteria. Flexible schedules. Fitness center. Financial Coaching.
That’s why many top minds in the electric transmission business call Georgia Transmission home. Find out more:
Georgia Transmission employees work every day to ensure a bright future for the state’s electric grid. At the same time, each of them is building a bright future for his or her career. The opportunity for a rewarding career is just one of the qualities that led Georgia Trend to select Georgia Transmission for the 2010 Honor Roll of the Best Places to Work in Georgia. Employees from around the state nominate employers for the distinction, and Georgia Transmission was honored to be among the ten organizations selected.
“Our employees are essential to accomplishing the mission we carry out every day of providing reliable power to our member EMCs,” said Mike Smith, president and CEO of Georgia Transmission. “This distinction is one that makes us especially proud. To know that our employees feel valued and that we maintain a professional environment that reinforces our commitment to them is a real honor.”
Reviewing nearly 200 nominations, the publication editors chose companies that fostered a culture of valuing employees, allowing them to utilize their skills and recognizing and rewarding them for good work. At Georgia Transmission, employees cited leadership development programs, job rotation and cross-training as ways the company drives professional development. Beyond a rewarding career, employees noted benefits that supported them personally such as work-life balance initiatives, flex time options, and an extensive wellness program.
“We have a unique relationship with our owners – the EMCs – in that we work closely with them every day,” said Mike Smith, GTC president and CEO. “I think that’s a motivating force – that we don’t have to please faceless investors or a board of directors we never see.”