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Southern Company Instrumentation and Controls Technician Plant McIntosh (CC/CT) in Rincon, Georgia

Instrumentation and Controls Technician Plant McIntosh (CC/CT)


Instrument & Controls Technician

Plant McIntosh, Rincon, GA

This position performs technical and analytical services essential to the control systems and associated equipment (electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic) for the operation of Plant McIntosh including eight (8) simple cycle Combustion Turbines (CT’s) and the Combined Cycle Plant, which consists of two (2) Combined Cycle (CC) units. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the plant controls and electrical systems and completing repairs as necessary. These systems include: Digital Control Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), Distributed Controls Systems (DCS), control circuits, power circuits, and control devices on plant equipment within the plant. The successful candidate will maintain instrumentation including but not limited to, pressure, temperature, level and flow devices that provide input to the various control systems. The successful candidate must understand and utilize a variety of hand tools, power tools, measurement and test equipment in the performance of duties. The candidate will be responsible for managing the inventory of parts and supplies for the plant control systems. The successful candidate will participate in the plant maintenance program as a system owner and document plant maintenance records in a computer-based work order system, MAXIMO®.

The position will also support the rest of the Georgia Coastal Group including CT’s at Plant McManus (Brunswick) and Robins (Warner Robins).

JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Job Experience and Education

  • An approved two-year technical degree from a certified technical institution or military equalivant

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic instrumentation and controls in Power Plant Maintenance, preferred

  • Experience with GE Mark VIe Controls, Ovation Controls, PLCs, Continuous Emission Monitoring (CEMS) equipment, other digital control systems and Distributed Controls Systems (DCS) desired.

  • Experience in Combustion Turbine (CT) and/or Combined Cycle (CC) plant operation is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be able to troubleshoot complex systems.

  • Detailed knowledge of plant controls and data acquisition systems desired.

  • Must have good problem solving and analytical skills necessary to determine current / future operating conditions and trends for optimizing plant performance.

  • Must have superior interpersonal skills, proven written and oral communication skills; ability to work independently and as an effective team member.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Must be able to handle complex, high pressure situations and be adaptable to a changing work environment.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills; demonstrates initiative, personal drive, safety as a core value, values continuous learning, and teamwork; must be able to work with limited supervision.

  • Candidate must exemplify Our Values and be a team player with a positive attitude towards work.

Other requirements

  • Successful completion of the Technical Aptitude Test for Instrument & Controls Technicians.

  • Must be available for night, overtime, weekend and holiday work as required. This may include storm duty, including hurricane storm duty, as needed.

  • Occasional travel

  • This position will periodically support Plant McManus (Brunswick) and Plant Robins (Warner Robins).

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position

Georgia Power Company has classified this position as "Safety Sensitive" and as such is subject to relevant pre-employment screening(s) to determine fitness for duty. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the applicant successfully completing all required fitness assessments.

Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Coastal Georgia-Rincon

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Plant McIntosh Combined Cycle - 900 Old Augusta Road Central (900RINCON)

900 Old Augusta Road Central

Rincon, 31326

Req ID: GPC2007448