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Southern Company CBM Motor Testing Analyst- Plant Scherer in Juliette, Georgia

CBM Motor Testing Analyst- Plant Scherer


Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) – Motor Testing Analyst

Summary of Position Duties

Collect and analyze motor testing data for plant equipment. Recommend corrective actions for issues identified. Accomplish routine rounds for critical equipment and communicate changes, issues, or deficiencies. Initiate investigations and/or root cause analysis for equipment failures. Review maintenance strategies for equipment and recommend optimizations as required. Coordinate efforts between multiple departments and establish trusting relationships within the same. Perform all activities with the highest customer service satisfaction at the center. Plan and execute new technology installations as appropriate. Recommend technology and tool purchases to improve the CBM department’s performance/capabilities. Support the CBM team efforts in all technologies. Coordinate all activities between the plant and in accordance with the Southern Company Services Performance and Reliability group. This position requires on-call availability.


  • Extensive use of motor circuit evaluation tester.

  • Perform online and offline motor testing.

  • Work within Lock-Out Tag-Out (LOTO) process to ensure safety of personnel and equipment.

  • Perform routine routes and analyze equipment performance via OIS, Maximo, PDMA, InsightCM

  • Effectively utilize Maximo to communicate, maintain, and review CBM Technology Examinations, maintenance recommendations, Equipment Assessments, case histories, and cost-benefit analysis

  • Guide Maintenance Strategy and provide Operational Guidance in the expertise area

  • Communicate with Plant Management, Corporate Management, Vendor Management, Peer Groups and Utility Experts concerning operation, maintenance repairs, replacement, modifications, improvements, and schedules.

  • Establish an ongoing relationship with key vendors; gather and analyze acceptance data on new/rebuilt equipment

  • Research to stay informed of latest PDM technology developments; participate in CBM/PDM user groups, and communicate with other CBM personnel to share information and expertise

  • Position includes callout responsibilities

  • Work with multiple reporting technologies to summarize findings (Tableau, PowerBI, SQL, etc.)

JOB REQUIREMENTS Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Certification in motor testing preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in motor testing analysis.

  • PDMA MCE Tester experience preferred, but not required.

  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work with a wide range of electronic field equipment and tools

  • Strong organization and analytical skills

  • Self-starter who can work independently

  • Must have software skills with Microsoft Office

  • Preferred experience with Maximo and Oracle

  • Strong ability to build and sustain relationships

  • Strong organization and analytical skills

  • Proven ability to effectively handle crisis situations

  • Ability to effectively demonstrate Southern Style behaviors

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Our Values Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

  • High Customer Service Satisfaction

  • Improves existing processes

  • Champions safety in all activities

  • Readily accepts change

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.25 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average.

With 4.4 million customers and more than 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by Diversity Inc. as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine's Utility of the Year for 2012 and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

We offer a competitive compensation package. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Juliette

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Plant Scherer - 10986 Highway 87 (10986JULIETTE)

10986 Highway 87

Juliette, 31046

Req ID: GPC2009244