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Southern Company Engineer, Site Programs - Plant Vogtle 1&2 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Engineer, Site Programs - Plant Vogtle 1&2


Engineer, Site Programs - Plant Vogtle 1&2

Job Summary

Program Engineers direct implementation of assigned programs and work processes.

Major programs include: Steam Generator Reliability, License Renewal, Heat Exchangers, Containment Integrity, Underground Pipe and Tanks, In-Service Inspections, Flow Accelerated Corrosion, and Fatigue Management. Program Engineers will be responsible for maintaining equipment reliability, ensuring regulatory compliance, knowledge and application of industry best practices, budgets, and for the performance or oversight of inspections of plant equipment. Also, Program Engineers typically take key refueling outage assignments. Engineering assignments typically include on-call duty engineer and emergency plan response requirements.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or PE License required

  • Mechanical or Civil Engineering discipline preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A background in engineering with working knowledge of applicable discipline codes and standards.

  • An ability to solve problems and make sound engineering decisions based on experience and appropriate industry practices.

  • Previous experience in systems engineering, programs engineering, or component engineering preferred.

  • Experience and working knowledge of ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Section XI is a plus.

  • Working knowledge in Nuclear Plant Systems, structures and components preferred.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Capable of working efficiently and effectively across organizations.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office products, specifically WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Places highest priority on nuclear and industrial safety.

  • Accepts ownership of assigned programs, projects and tasks.

  • Develops strategy for optimum use of resources.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Uses rigor and formality when performing work to minimize errors.

  • Manages financial performance to control costs.

  • Works through conflicts to create win/win situations.

  • Holds self and others accountable for results.

  • Values diversity and respects the dignity of every individual.

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and company successes.

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: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO)

7821 River Road

Waynesboro, 30830

Req ID: SNC2005846

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