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Southern Company Power Plant Operator (Houston County GA) in Macon, Georgia

Power Plant Operator (Houston County GA)

Macon, GA ‚ÄĘDistributed Infrastructure-PowerSecure Service



You will be responsible for the ongoing operation, site maintenance, cleanliness, minor repairs, and scheduling of vendors for repairs for the Houston County Power Plant located at the Houston County Landfill. Additionally you must coordinate operations with the landfill. You must live within one hour travel distance to the Houston County Landfill.


  • Daily travel to site with independent work structure

  • Provide 24x7 on-call services as required, unless on PTO or Off Call

  • Maintain and safeguard company issued equipment, vehicle, tools, and instruments

  • Perform required preventive maintenance service on equipment

  • Complete daily log of plant operations

  • Coordinate and manage all on-site subcontractors as necessary

  • Complete all paperwork accurately and on time, including Daily Logs of Plant Operations, Field Service Reports, Time Sheets, Expense Reports, and other job required reports


  • A minimum of four years of mechanical maintenance and power plant operations experience. Landfill or waste water treatment power plant experience preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years of education in electronic repair or related military experience or equivalent field experience. CAT electronic technician a plus. EGSA Certification a plus.

  • Digester gas experience a plus.

  • Experience with or ability to quickly learn advanced generator electric controls operations. CAT ET, EasyGen, and Gas Monitor system.

  • Ability to read and decipher electronic schematics and be able to troubleshoot discrete mechanical and electronic systems to the component level.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical instructions, safety manuals, service manuals and policies and procedures.

  • Strong written and verbal English skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools, Outlook email/calendars

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen

Physical Demands:

Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work. Physical Activity: 85% physical activity required on customer site working with equipment, 15% form completion, email, other administrative tasks and completing technical support activities by way of telephone and computer communication.

  • May involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-75 pounds).

  • Frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands, to grasp, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms.

  • Combination of climbing and balancing to include climbing ladders, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.

  • Must have the physical ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including but not limited to Protective Glasses, Protective Gloves, and Protective Footwear as required.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to read computer screens, paper documents, equipment.

  • Ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals.

  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours.

  • Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally and hear others speaking.

PowerSecure Service, Inc., specializes in the service and installation of distributed power systems including generators, switchgear, solar inverters and fuel cells. As the largest service provider in our industry, we combine technical expertise with unparalleled resources to provide customers with the assurance that their power assets are maintained in top operational condition..

We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. In addition to medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, our benefits package includes:

  • Company supplied truck and uniforms

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Personal Days and Sick Days

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

PowerSecure 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.

This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Operating Company: PowerSecure

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