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Formed on August 8, 1974 by 39 EMCs to provide power generation and transmission services. Became a co-owner of several power plants planned or under construction, as well as a joint owner of the state's primary network of transmission lines and substations, the Integrated Transmission System, or ITS.

In March 1997, Oglethorpe Power restructured, creating separate generation, transmission and system operations companies.

Benefits

Our competitive benefits package includes: • 401(k) with company matching • Paid vacation and sick leave • Money purchase pension plan • Short-term and long-term disability plans • Medical and dental coverage • Tuition reimbursement program • Life insurance • Credit union affiliation • Vision coverage • Business-casual work environment Cooperative Program OPC also seeks highly qualified students for positions in a variety of business disciplines, including industrial engineering, electrical engineering and computer science. The Cooperative Education Program is primarily an undergraduate program designed to provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable work experience. Developing skills in dealing with people and easing some of the financial burden of college are just a few of the benefits you will receive through the program. It also will provide you with the chance to evaluate career opportunities while receiving on-the-job training. Periods of fully paid job training alternate with periods of full-time study at your college or university.

Career Opportunities

Scott Ramsey and David Williams Honored with EPRI Technology Award

ATLANTA, GA (April 18, 2002) W. Scott Ramsey of Macon and David E. Williams of Forsyth have been honored by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) with a 2001 Technology Transfer Award for assisting the development of EPRI's Advanced Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Catalyst Program.

EPRI cited Ramsey and Williams for assisting with field demonstration programs that greatly expedited and guided EPRI's efforts in evaluating advanced energy activation and ultra high efficiency nitrogen oxides (NOx) reduction catalysts. Both are employees of Oglethorpe Power Corporation and are based at the Robert W. Scherer fossil plant in Monroe County.

EPRI, established in 1973 and headquartered in Palo Alto, California, manages science and technology projects for the energy and energy services industry worldwide.

Ramsey, Oglethorpe Power's resident manager at Plant Scherer, is a native of Sturgis, Kentucky, and holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Western Kentucky University. Prior to joining Oglethorpe Power, he spent several years in project engineering, planning, marketing and economic development with Richmond Power & Light in Richmond, Indiana,

He and his wife Valeda have two daughters and are active in their local community, including serving as board secretary and PTFA president, respectively, at the Middle Georgia Christian School in Macon.

Williams, a senior generation engineer, is a native of Monroe County. He attended Macon State College and holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Auburn University. Prior to joining Oglethorpe Power, he held positions with the Foxboro Company in Atlanta and with the PPG Corporation in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

He and his wife Janice have a young daughter.

Oglethorpe Power Corporation is a not-for-profit electric cooperative serving 39 of Georgia's 42 customer-owned Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs). These EMCs serve more than 3.7 million Georgians in about two-thirds of the state's land area.


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Vision

Oglethorpe Power is committed to getting the most value from its Members' investment through sound asset management practices.

People

Welcome to the world of Oglethorpe Power
Corporation (OPC)! As a professional in today’s
marketplace, your skills are in demand from
organizations all across the nation.
At OPC, we make a difference
for not only our customers, but
also our employees. We believe
for our customers to be offered
the best service, we must find
the most qualified applicants
available. OPC relies on our
employees’ abilities to maintain
the integrity of our business.
A good business requires
initiative, commitment and
talent from its employees.
At OPC, we have challenging
opportunities for innovative
thinkers. OPC is a corporation of individuals who work together as a team and use today’s
successes as the benchmarks for tomorrow’s accomplishments.
• OPC offers many unique and exciting employment opportunities for
both entry-level and experienced professionals.
• We are a company focused on development, initiative and leadership.
• We are a diverse group of talented, highly motivated professionals whose
shared values and business priorities exceed expectations.
Oglethorpe Power is a progressive corporation
featuring an outstanding workplace environment
and an excellent benefits package.
We are an equal opportunity employer.

Culture

Oglethorpe Power is a progressive corporation featuring an outstanding workplace environment and an excellent benefits package.

Products

Oglethorpe Power Corporation is a power supplier serving 39 of Georgia's 42 customer-owned Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs).