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Southern Company Maintenance Specialist - FGD and SCR Systems (Plant Scherer) in Juliette, Georgia

Maintenance Specialist - FGD and SCR Systems (Plant Scherer)


Maintenance Specialist – FGD and SCR Systems

Plant Scherer

Juliette, GA

Job Summary

This position will be accountable for all maintenance activities associated with the FGD and SCR systems at Plant Scherer. Some of the core functions of this position include providing technical support, outage planning and coordination, routine maintenance planning, project coordination, outage and baseline budget tracking within the areas of the FGD and SCR systems and associated equipment.

This position will be filled at a level 5 based on experience.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Improve the availability, efficiency, and reliability of the FGD and SCR systems and associated equipment in an economic manner

  • Provide coordination and technical direction for the maintenance work activities of mechanical, electrical, I&C and contractors

  • Establish the work priorities for team members to provide a timely response to equipment or system problems

  • Develop and execute special improvement projects for the FGD and SCR systems and associated equipment

  • Develop and monitor budgets (current, 5 year and 10 year) for FGD and SCR

  • Support and review Root Cause Analyses on the system

  • Perform Walkdowns for the FGD and SCR systems to identify maintenance and housekeeping issues

  • Coordinate the purchase and procurement of material required for identified work in which needed materials are not provided by the warehouse

  • Must have a thorough understanding of relevant computer applications in order to monitor work order progress, parts status, and labor utilization

  • Establish an ongoing relationship with key vendors, SCS personnel and plant engineering; gather and analyze acceptance data on new/rebuild equipment and stay informed of current technology

  • Must be available for call-out responsibilities on a 24-hour basis to address priority maintenance needs

Job Requirements

Education Requirements:

  • A technical degree or equivalent experience is preferred

    Experience Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • Experience related to FGD and SCR maintenance and/or operation 3 years required

  • Advatech Scrubber Technology experience is strongly preferred

  • Relevant Project Management experience is strongly preferred

  • Budgeting experience is preferred

  • Working knowledge of PSM processes is preferred

  • Contractor coordination experience is strongly preferred

  • Working knowledge of Chapter 12 is preferred

  • Knowledge of applicable environmental rules and regulations is preferred

  • Must have excellent oral and written communications

  • Experience developing reports and presentations is desired

  • Ability to analyze critical situations and determine competent solutions in a safe and effective manner

  • Knowledge of the 4-week planning process, MAXIMO, CiMS, and purchasing process.

  • Experience in PRB operation is preferred.

  • Experience in relevant computer applications (Maximo, OIS, and various Microsoft Office software programs)

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Self-motivation and demonstrated initiative are required for this position

  • Must perform all responsibilities each day with a safety-focused mindset

  • Must represent yourself and the company with the utmost integrity, ethical behavior and professionalism

  • Ability to make decisions and demonstrate short/long-term strategic planning skills

  • Ability to work with people to achieve organizational objectives

    Other Requirements:

  • Must be available to work nights, weekends and/or holidays.

  • May require extended work hours.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit and connect with the Company on Facebook ( ), Twitter ( ) and Instagram ( ).

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Juliette

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Plant Scherer - 10986 Highway 87 (10986JULIETTE)

10986 Highway 87

Juliette, 31046

Req ID: GPC2009449