Specialist Sr, Maintenance

Atlanta, GA

Maintenance Specialist


This position will report to the Plant McDonough Planning Team Leader and will be responsible for Planning and scheduling task including but not limited to, working closely with the Plant System Owners and Team Leaders to accomplish the following:

  • Detailed estimates of the cost and duration of purposed work prior to work order approval.

  • Ensure that all work is planned to the required level of detail and that all provisions have been made to enable work to be continuous from start to finish prior to being scheduled.

  • Acquire materials and services, through Maximo plans tab, that will be required for the completion of work orders assigned to their teams.

  • Directly manage all work orders in less than approved statuses for their assigned teams to ensure the highest level of estimating accuracy and minimum back log.

  • Maintain work packages for forced and maintenance outages for their assigned teams.

  • Manage daily craft schedules using Maximo Visual Assignment

  • Building and maintaining accurate outage schedules using Primavera and/or Microsoft Project

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance to fleet planning metrics such as, schedule compliance and critical PM compliance

  • Work with storeroom personnel to ensure that materials for planned work are staged ahead of time and eliminate the need for DTRs / pick tickets.

  • Have a willingness to challenge status quo, champion best practices and find ways to create efficiencies through process.


  • Must possess experience in the Operations and/or Maintenance of Electric Generating Plants or other similar heavy industrial facility - required.

  • Extensive experience utilizing Maximo, CiM and Primavera (P6)/Microsoft Project for planning and scheduling.

  • Experience in developing and executing effective maintenance strategy.

  • Outage/Project planning experience.

  • Proficient utilizing Microsoft Office applications; Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.

  • Budget experience - preferred.

  • Thorough understanding of plant equipment, systems, and operation to provide solutions to equipment problems that is cost effective and adequate to meet the intended needs.

  • Ability to analyze critical situations; determine competent solutions with implementation in a safe and effective manner.


  • In-depth experience performing power plant maintenance work.

  • Knowledge of power plants and plant systems.

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

  • Must have the ability to communicate and work effectively in teams with varied individuals (craft personnel and management).

  • Well organized and capable of handling multiple priories simultaneously

  • Self-motivation and demonstrated initiative are crucial for this position.

  • Must possess effective written and oral communications skills and exhibit Southern Style. Safety Sensitive 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.

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: 5044

Job Category: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Georgia Power