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Southern Company Team Leader - Operations (Plant McIntosh CC) in Rincon, Georgia

Team Leader - Operations (Plant McIntosh CC)


Team Leader Operations

McIntosh Combined Cycle Plant (MCCP)

Position Summary

Operations Team Leaders provide general direction and support to all work groups involved in the operation of the plant and provide this support on a 24-hour, 7 days a week basis; This position will specifically serve as the team leader for the I&C Technicians at the McIntosh Combined Cycle Plant and the McIntosh Combustion Turbine site. This position will also serve alongside the other Operations TLs and be responsible for day to day operations of the plant including but not limited to, communicating with Fleet Operations, providing support to the operations training program including the site simulator and procedure development, participating in plant change management processes such as the Plant Review Board, coordinating solutions from technical experts in Southern Company Technical and Project Services, working with Planning & Scheduling department to ensure effective outages and maintenance activities, procuring materials and reviewing/approving invoices, coordinating various contractor provided services, and overseeing those projects to insure quality workmanship and value for cost of service. This position provides leadership to MCCP employees to maximize plant reliability and efficiency while complying with all safety, regulatory, and environmental requirements. The successful candidate will provide coaching through performance management for each member of the team, seeking to develop the employees’ skills for future opportunities. As a member of the plant leadership team, the successful candidate will provide input concerning potential work methods, processes, or equipment improvements that would contribute to the success of the plant.

This position will support the Retail Combined Cycle Operations Review Board (ORB) and Maintenance Review Board (MRB) efforts, champion System Ownership amongst team members, promote an inclusive and positive culture, and lead by example. Operations Team Leaders assume responsibility for all on-site activities when the Plant Manager and the Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Manager are not available.

The successful candidate may serve as incident commander during emergency situations. In addition, the position may be required to support hurricane/severe weather assignments at the plant.

Job Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the operation and maintenance of electric generating plants required.

  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of a Combined Cycle plant preferred.

  • Education, training or prior experience with instrumentation and controls required

  • Demonstrated leadership experience (such as, but not limited to, previous supervisory experience, experience subbing as a leader, leader of a project/assignment, system owner, union steward, or leadership role in a community organization preferred.)

  • Demonstrated ownership and involvement

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Analytical skills necessary to determine current and future operating conditions and trends for optimizing plant performance.

  • Well-developed set of analytical skills capable of troubleshooting a wide variety of simple and interrelated systems.

  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements

  • Must be flexible, forward- thinking, and strategic-minded.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent ability to work well with and develop teams.

  • Knowledge of Turbine and Balance of Plant instrumentation and controls.

  • Thorough understanding of the IBEW contract agreement.

  • Knowledge of environmental, safety and OSHA regulations.

  • Knowledge of Capital and O&M budget process preferred.

  • Proficient with power plant systems and components.

  • Strong planning and coordination abilities.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Maximo experience preferred.


  • Role Model for Our Values – Superior Performance, Total Commitment and Unquestionable Trust.

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, 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-Coastal Georgia-Rincon

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Other Locations: Georgia-Coastal Georgia-Rincon

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Plant McIntosh - 981 Old August Road Central (981RINCON)

981 Old August Road Central

Rincon, 31326

Req ID: GPC2009321