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Southern Company Electrician (Plant Scherer) in Juliette, Georgia

Electrician (Plant Scherer)


Electrician – Plant Scherer

Juliette, GA (Macon)


This position is responsible for performing electrical maintenance which includes, but is not limited to, maintaining and/or repairing power plant equipment; working on both energized and de-energized equipment; planning work and following procedures/prints to install and maintain equipment; performing preventative maintenance on plant equipment; performing assembly and disassembly of components using proper rigging and lifting techniques; troubleshooting equipment; properly using electrical test equipment; communicating with plant supervision, plant operations personnel and/or plant maintenance personnel; and responding to call outs in the event work is required after normal working hours. In addition, these positions will maintain plant maintenance records in the Maximo® computer-based work order system and ensure all work complies with environmental permits and regulations. The incumbents are expected to perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for their personal safety and the safety of other employees.


Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma - desired

  • 2-year Technical degree in electrical field or equivalent training - preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • Two years’ experience as Journeyman Electrician or equivalent experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Place safety first by performing and maintaining every job, every day, safely

  • Ability to read and follow procedures and electrical drawings/prints is required

  • Knowledge to troubleshoot electrical circuits/controls using prints is required

  • Knowledge to test equipment is required

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

  • Ability to use and understand various electrical test equipment (e.g., multimeter, amprobe, meggar, etc.) is required

  • Ability to use powered and non-powered hand tools proficiently is required

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions is required.

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills are required.

  • Ability to plan work to maximize production is required

  • Basic electronics, instrumentation, program configuration, distributed/process control systems, PLC's, and DCS, and is preferred.

  • Fundamental knowledge of motors, controllers, switchgear, relays, transformers, generators, and AC/DC systems is required.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications is desired

Other Requirements:

  • Qualifying on pre-employment tests is required including aptitude test, journeyman electrician knowledge test, journeyman electrician performance skills test, and physical abilities test.

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

  • Support a 24/7 schedule, including holiday and back shift work when necessary


  • Honesty, respect, fairness, and integrity drive your behavior.

  • Keep your promises and ethical behavior is the standard.

  • Our priorities are safety first, teamwork, diversity, and continuous improvement through strong leadership

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.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is a super-regional energy company with 4.3 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Southeast. It is one of the largest producers of electricity in the U.S. Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Power, Southern Nuclear, SouthernLINC Wireless, and Southern Telecom. Southern Company brands are synonymous with excellent customer service, high reliability, and prices that are 15 percent below the national average.

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

Union Covered: Yes

Work Location(s):

Plant Scherer - 10986 Highway 87 (10986JULIETTE)

10986 Highway 87

Juliette, 31046

Req ID: GPC2008940