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Electrical Engineering

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Sparks Are Flying in Macon

Opportunities to tap into the varied fields of electrical engineering stretch far in Macon, from telecom companies like Macon Communications to Georgia Power — a subsidiary of Southern Company and one of the nation’s largest generators of electricity.

Mercer University’s School of Engineering has been ranked as one of U.S. News & World Report’s top engineering programs in the nation, tying for the #53 spot in 2021. Additionally, projects like the Macon Transit Authority’s new electric paratransit buses give the city a firm position for further modernization and growth in the electrical engineering fields.

Fast Facts

Macon By The Numbers
years of Two-Way Radio service for commercial, private, and government agencies
years experience in the utility and telecom industry
Countries Worldwide have been sold telecom products from Macon, GA

Major Employers

  • Electrical Engineering in Macon
  • Mercer University
A close up image of wires in Macon.

Tap into a Field of Opportunity

Macon companies are at the forefront of change in sustainable electrical engineering.

Whether it’s national energy suppliers, utility and power line manufacturers, or local telecom companies, the electrical engineering profession in Macon has had a strong outlook for decades.

Macon Communications has provided Macon businesses with services for two-way radios, pagers, systems, and other communication devices for 75 years. Grid Power Products has been in business for over 40 years, with product sales in over 50 countries worldwide.

An individual works on their phone and laptop in Macon.

Strong Currents Run Through Macon

A powerful resource exists in Macon, positioning the city as a leader of tomorrow’s green economy.

Mercer University offers classes in electrical engineering, graduating students who are well equipped to work with computer circuitry, communication systems, various machine tools and more. In fact, Mercer University’s School of Engineering was the national leader for the number of students who received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year.

In today’s digital age, where technology runs everything from our homes to national security, electrical engineers are a necessary resource that keep not only Central Georgia running, but the rest of the world, too.