Specialist III, I&C

Bucks, AL

Instrument & Controls Specialist | Plant Barry

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing the technical support necessary to maintain the reliable and efficient operation of control systems and associated equipment in the operation of a power generation plant. Position is located at Barry Steam Plant near Mobile, AL.

Summary of Position Duties:

  • Functions as the Plant subject matter expert for control system related issues required in the operation of a fossil fuel steam generating plant and/or a gas turbine power plant.

  • Provides a high level of technical expertise to troubleshoot and resolve control problems.

  • Responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting to support reliable operation of all plant control systems and data acquisition systems.

  • Assists in specification, configuration, field checkout, procurement, start-up and tuning of control systems.

  • Proactively evaluate, enhance, and develop preventative maintenance activities for plant instrumentation and controls systems.

  • Assist in the Cyber Security role to protect the generation assets according to CIP and Corporate guidelines. Prior Cyber experience is not required.

  • Develops and delivers controls related training for operations and maintenance personnel.

  • Must be prepared to work in an industrial plant environment. Industrial experience is preferred.

Job Experience and Education:

  • Associate degree in instrumentation, controls, and/or electronics is strongly preferred.

  • Extensive plant process and industrial control experience is strongly preferred.

  • Experience working with schematic drawings, wiring diagrams and piping & instrumentation diagrams preferred.

  • Experience working with programmable logic controllers and distributed control systems is required. Experience with Emerson Ovation preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have personal computer skills.

  • Ability to troubleshoot plant control and data acquisition systems.

  • Must possess the aptitude to gain an in-depth working knowledge of digital control systems and field control devices.

  • Must have the ability to provide, understand, and follow highly detailed instructions.

  • Must have the ability to assume a high degree of job responsibility.

  • Ability to interact with associates in an effective and efficient manner.

  • Must be available for callouts and willing to work hours outside those normally scheduled such as nights, holidays and weekends when needed.

Alabama Power provides safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to 1.5 million customers across the lower two-thirds of Alabama.

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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: 3281

Job Category: Instrumentation & Controls

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Alabama Power