Southern Company Fleet Emergency Preparedness Specialist/Coordinator- Birmingham, AL in Birmingham, Alabama

Fleet Emergency Preparedness Specialist/Coordinator- Birmingham, AL


Emergency Preparedness Coordinator


This position will report to the Emergency Preparedness Corporate Functional Area Manager (CFAM). Job responsibilities include establishing fleet standards and expectations for the functional area of Emergency Preparedness, responsibility for critically monitoring, assessing, and evaluating the performance of Emergency Preparedness throughout the fleet to ensure that standards are being met. This role also has an Oversight component, which means they are to recommend appropriate intervention and elevation/escalation of management attention as necessary when standards are NOT being met.

Background and Education Requirements:


• Five (5) years power plant experience

• One (1) year nuclear power plant experience


• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related science

• 2 years of supervisory/management experience preferred

• Emergency Preparedness background/experience

• Power plant systems knowledge (BWR and/or PWR)

• Second level leadership experience in a technical (Engineering) or line organization (Operations, Maintenance, HP, Chemistry or Work Management)

• General knowledge of radiation protection or dose assessment

• Knowledge of various nuclear plant technologies, maintenance, operations, and their impacts on Fleet operations

• Current or previous SRO license

• Training Instructor background preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The position will need strong leadership skills and high accountability, and must:

• Understand the value of the GOSP (Governance Oversight Support and Perform) model

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills- able to represent the GO organization at the sites

• Comfortable with providing feedback up and down the organization

• Have a clear vision of Excellence in EP and understanding of how EP fits in the organization

• Ability to influence without authority

• Ability to hold others accountable for performance

• Be influential and respected, both inside and outside of Southern Nuclear

• Participate in industry groups to ensure Southern Nuclear is leading the industry and modeling Excellence

• Focus on continuous improvement and driving for results

• Fill in for the CFAM as needed

• Promote alignment in the fleet in EP plan implementation and training

• Identify declines in performance in EP and the site’s implementation of the EP plan and ERO performance

• Understand and monitor metrics

• Promote teamwork and actively resolve conflicts in the organization

• Participate in NRC inspection prep and INPO/WANO assessments

• Communicate effectively with offsite response organizations (i.e. FEMA, Alabama EMA, GEMA, etc)

This position will require travel to the sites, INPO, etc.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development 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

Southern Company 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.


Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 50 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

The Energy Center - 3535 Colonnade Parkway (3535Birmingham)

3535 Colonnade Parkway

Birmingham, 35243

Req ID: SNC2005133