Operations Technician (SPC Plants Oleander & Stanton)

Georgia Power | Cocoa, GA

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Posted Date 10/10/2017

Operations Technician (SPC Plants Oleander & Stanton)


Operations Technician

Combined Cycle

We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Operations Technician. Selected candidates for this position will be responsible for operating a combined cycle power plant in Orlando Florida and a Simple Cycle Plant in Cocoa Florida. Other duties will include monitoring, troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing the plant's electrical and mechanical equipment.


This position will be responsible for operating units, monitoring, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of all electrical and mechanical power plant equipment on rotating shiftwork; and various other duties to include project management.

Job Experience

  • Previous power plant, Industrial turbine, or boiler experience is required.

  • Gas turbine, combined cycle or equivalent military experience is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong mechanical or electrical aptitude - both abilities are preferred, at least one is required. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical and/or mechanical equipment is required.

  • Experience with a Computer Maintenance Management System (especially Maximo) is desirable.

  • Practical knowledge of both the Rankine and Brayton operating Cycles is desirable

  • Desired that candidate has already passed EEI Tech Test and the GPO Test.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

  • Must be a team player.

  • The ability to handle complex situations under pressure

  • Must be a self-starter

Practice Test

Many of our tests have practice tests available; there is one available for the TECH test, but not the GPO-CC test.

Study Guide: GPO-CC


Practice tests: TECH - Technician Occupations

Logon to: https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/

Use the following information to log into the site to access the practice test:

  • Name: southern

  • Password: testing

Click on "Practice Test"

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.

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: Florida-Orlando Area-Orlando

Operating Company: Southern Power Company

Other Locations: Florida-Cocoa Area-Cocoa

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Stanton A Combined Cycle Project - P O Box 781149 (78ORLANDO)

P.O. Box 781149

Orlanda, 32878

Oleander Power Project - 555 Townsend Road (555COCOA)

555 Townsend Road

Cocoa, 32926

Req ID: SCS2007000

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