Test Prep Puts You on the Path to Success

Get started with these pre-employment practice tests and study guides

Georgia Power uses pre-employment testing to assess your skills.  This helps us know more about your abilities – and helps you find the job that’s right for you!  You can take practice tests on the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) website. 

EEI Practice Tests

  • CAST (Construction and Skilled Trade Test) - Measures math problem-solving, comprehension of mechanical concepts, and reading comprehension
  • POSS (Plant Operator Selection System) and MASS (Maintenance Positions Selection System) tests - Measures the reasoning abilities found to be important for successful job performance of plant operators and maintenance technicians
  • MASS (Power Plant Maintenance) – tests your ability to assemble objects as well as mechanical concepts, reading comprehension and mathematical usage
  • SO/PD II (System Operator/Power Dispatching II) – measures analytic thinking skills, mathematical usage and reading comprehension
  • TECH (Technician Occupations) – assesses your graphic problem solving capabilities and ability to interpret diagrams, understand mechanical concepts and reason from rules

There is no cost to take these practice tests but a login is required.

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SKAT Tests

Study guides for the SKAT Electrical, SKAT Mechanical and SKAT Meter are on Southern Company's Hiring Process page under the FAQ section Selection Testing: “How does the employment testing process work?” dropdown.

If you have any questions, contact us and we’ll be glad to help you understand more about this testing.