Coal Equipment Operator - Red Hills Power Plant

Ackerman, MS

Coal Equipment Operator

Red Hills Power Plant: Ackerman, MS

JOB SUMMARY

As a Coal Equipment Operator, you will be responsible for inspecting, operating and monitoring coal conveyor systems; fuel transfer and supply lines and associated equipment; collect and prepare fuel samples; prepare and complete documentation for these procedures. The Coal Equipment Operator also operates the Limestone Drying Process Equipment at the plant and will perform other operations & maintenance duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education Requirements

  • High School or GED preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • Knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical principles.

  • Some knowledge of power plant principles preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Basic mechanical aptitude.

  • Knowledge of hand tools.

  • Ability to take instructions / directions and translate into actions.

  • Math / calculation skills.

  • Ability to read, understand and follow procedures, rules and regulations.

Other Requirements

  • This job requires shift work and overtime.

  • Must be available to respond to call-outs seven days per week.

  • Perform physical activities while wearing respiratory equipment.

  • Perform physical work activities in a power plant environment.

PRACTICE TEST

Successful completion of the POSS/MASS pre-employment test is a requirement. If you meet the screening criteria, you will be notified via email with registration instructions.

Logon to: http://www2.eei.org/practicetests/

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

Name: southern

Password: testing

Practice tests: POSS - Plant Operator & MASS - Power Plant Maintenance

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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.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit 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 Identification: 4311

Job Category: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Company Services

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