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Southern Company Nuclear Planning Specialist in United States

Nuclear Planning Specialist


Nuclear Planning Specialist – Plant Vogtle 3&4

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for administering Electrical, I&C or Mechanical craft planning for implementation, evaluation, corrective work instructions, and providing general support to the Maintenance teams as needed. Within the skill areas, a Nuclear Planning Specialist is expected to produce a high quality product, be engaged with the work force, and seek ways to improve the product, use computer programs, analyze data and offer recommendations to engineers and supervisors. This position may be required to coordinate different projects or tasks.

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, manages and operates six nuclear power electric generating plants that provide approximately 20 percent of the electricity used in Alabama and Georgia. Southern Nuclear is leading the nuclear renaissance by building the first new U.S. nuclear reactors in more than 25 years. When completed, the two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors currently under construction at Plant Vogtle will make the facility the largest in the U.S. with four reactors on one site. This is an exciting time to join the Southern Company team and share your talents with a growing and progressive organization!

Management reserves the right to exclude job applicants who are currently employed by contractors and vendors supporting the construction of Vogtle units 3 and 4.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED is required; Associate's or Bachelor's degree or similar military training is a plus.

  • Three (3) years maintenance (electrical, I&C or mechanical) experience in power plant or heavy industrial environment or military equivalent is required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word & Power Point)

  • Possess effective written and oral communication skills

  • Knowledge of work management software programs (Experience with MAXIMO is preferred) Preferences

  • Knowledge of repetitive maintenance program, work controls processes, and procedures is preferred

  • Ability and desire to effectively lead others

  • Able to analyze problems and provide effective solutions

  • Knowledge of materials procurement, document control, and quality requirements is preferred Other Requirements

  • Successful candidate must be willing to step outside of normal job duties to support leadership and training as needed

  • Successful candidate must be willing to be available for reasonable amounts of extended hours

  • Successful candidate must meet background screening and NRC fitness for Duty requirements

Southern Nuclear's top priority is the safety and health of the public, our employees and the environment. We are committed to the safe operation of our nuclear generating facilities with equipment and systems that meet strict Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety and design regulations. Each Southern Nuclear employee is committed to instilling Institute for Nuclear Power Operations' "Principles for a Strong Nuclear Safety Culture" in every aspect of their responsibilities.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally 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 energy companies 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: United States

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2005955

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