I&C (Instrument & Controls) Tech

Atlanta, GA

Instrumentation and Controls Technician

(Atlanta Airport)

The purpose of this position is to perform Instrument & Controls technical and analytical services essential to maintaining reliable operation of the (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport) HJAIA Backup Generation System (PowerSecure PowerBlock Diesel Generator Sets). GPC personnel in this location are required to observe and adhere to all protocols and procedures including those jointly maintained by SoCo and the HJAIA stakeholders. The successful candidate must be available to work a rotating shift schedule. This position will be responsible for maintaining, testing, and troubleshooting all equipment on the PowerBlock up to and including the customer delivery point. The successful candidate must properly and safely use a variety of hand tools, power tools, test, and measurement equipment in the performance of duties. This position requires computer skills to use work management systems for planning, recording, and reporting maintenance activities, controlling inventory, and trending equipment conditions. The candidate must be able to communicate with timeliness, clarity, and professionalism to internal and external stakeholders.

This position reports to the Generation Support Asset Manager at the Atlanta Hartsfield - Jackson International Airport (HJAIA). The position requires access to security sensitive areas of HJAIA to perform work duties. The successful candidate will be subjected to a fingerprinting, screening, and background check process performed by HJAIA authorities and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

*Please note that extended offers (including offers to internal Southern Company employees) are contingent on the ability to successfully meet HJAIA and FBI background requirements. Failure to meet the FBI’s full screening and background requirements may result in the termination of the contingent job offer.


Job Experience and Education

  • An approved two-year technical degree from a certified technical institution or transcript showing completion of approved Navy Nuclear Electrical School

  • Strong knowledge of I&C equipment/technologies (including Controls, Distributed Controls Systems, PLCs, etc.) is preferred

  • Electrical background is preferred

  • Mechanical skills and experience with diesel engines are a plus

Pre-Employment Requirements :

  • Possess a valid driver's license

  • Must qualify on the EEI Technician Occupations Selection System (TECH) pre-employment test

  • Pass a drug test and FBI background investigation

For more information on practice test questions for the TECH test, please visit.

  • https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/

User Name: Southern

Password: Testing

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be able to troubleshoot complex systems

  • Detailed knowledge of controls and data acquisition systems desired

  • Strong technical background in electrical and electronic equipment

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and execute the solutions

  • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking and deal with difficult situations

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

  • Competency with computer software & Web-based applications such as Microsoft Office products, work order management systems, and trending tools. Maximo experience is a plus

  • Ability to perform physically demanding activities (i.e. walking, climbing ladders, lifting heavy equipment) while working safely in all types of weather is required

  • Support a 24/7 schedule, including holidays, and covering shift vacancies when necessary. Be willing to support call out/on-call requirements

Behavioral Attributes

  • Adhere to all safety & compliance programs. Place safety first by performing and maintaining every job, every day, safely

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

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Self-starter with the ability to work with little to no direction as well as possess an ability to follow directions when required

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

  • Work with SC Generation M&D Center to perform routine testing and respond to operational issues/alarms.

  • Work with and coordinate activities with GPC Distribution personnel as required

  • Work with vendors and contractors as necessary to ensure proper maintenance and operation of the equipment

  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with airport stakeholders.

Other requirements

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

  • Travel may be required for training & support

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 recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeogiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).

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: 3141

Job Category: Instrumentation & Controls

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power