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Southern Company Experienced Engineer Fix-It-Now (EFIN) - Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Experienced Engineer Fix-It-Now (EFIN) - Plant Vogtle 3&4


Experienced Engineering Fix-It-Now (EFIN) Engineers Needed!

It's an exciting time to be part of our growing organization. If a career in new nuclear at Plant Vogtle Units 3&4 is what you have been longing for, and if you are energized, positive, committed, and desiring to make a difference, then we are looking for YOU to join our team!

Southern Nuclear Operating Company, headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates Southern Company's six nuclear reactors at three locations in Georgia and Alabama: two operating reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Waynesboro, GA; two operating reactors at Plant Hatch, near Baxley, GA; and two operating reactors at Plant Farley, near Dothan, AL. In addition, construction activities are well underway for two new AP1000 Units (V3&4) at our Plant Vogtle location in Waynesboro, GA.


General engineering responsibilities:

  • Protect the work week schedule by supporting resolution of emergent engineering work

  • Serve as the engineering point of contact during execution week of the online work week schedule and provide resolution of online engineering holds

  • Provide technical support for the Maintenance Fix-It-Now Team

  • Provide technical support for resolving plant operating challenges

  • Develop emergent design change packages in support of scheduled work activities, operational issues from the Daily Plant Status Report, or other emergent work sources

  • This may include item equivalency evaluations, commercial change packages, design equivalent change packages, or temporary modifications

  • Support the Planning Department by responding to emergent questions, assisting with unique field activities, or other similar requests

  • Provide technical support for systems with no System Engineer assigned

  • Provide emergent complex troubleshooting support and development of systematic cause analyses

Educational requirements:

  • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited program

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license desired, but not required

  • Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) license or certification desired, but not required

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum eight (8) years of engineering related experience

  • Minimum five (5) years of nuclear plant experience preferred

  • Minimum two (2) years of design change package development experience

  • Experience with system/component complex troubleshooting and development of systematic cause analyses highly preferred

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Prioritizes work of self and others to ensure schedules are met: In general, EFIN assigned work consists of real-time and emergent support of station operation. Assigned work will typically have short turnarounds for completion (i.e., less than two (2) weeks)

  • Incorporates vendors, contractors, and other employees into the decision-making process when necessary

  • Ensures quality decisions are made by considering financial implications of decisions and actions to ensure costs are controlled

  • Holds self and others accountable for superior results: EFIN assignments offer a significant opportunity for learning and mentoring. Assigned EFIN engineers should model high nuclear standards and technical conscience

  • Capable of working efficiently, effectively, and respectfully across organizations: EFIN engineers will coordinate with peers across departments to resolve complex issues. It is expected that they will be respectful and professional in every interaction

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and team success

  • Communicates effectively in oral and written applications

  • Able to balance multiple priorities simultaneously in an organized manner

  • Adaptive to change: The assigned scope of EFIN work is expected to vary each week. In addition to emergent work requests, non-core activities may be assigned for EFIN engineers to help drive completion

Technical Requirements:

  • Detailed knowledge of plant procedures and regulations in assigned area

  • Detailed knowledge of plant systems and processes

  • Working knowledge of computer software programs supporting assigned area

A compliant background investigation and successful completion of routine training to maintain nuclear plant access are conditions of employment for all nuclear plant workers. Additionally, engineers are required to successfully complete engineering orientation, which consists of approximately five (5) weeks of systems and administrative training and may require study time outside of standard working hours.

Vogtle 3&4 Engineering maintains a duty support rotation and qualified Emergency Response Organization (ERO) staffing. Each department engineer is expected to participate in these rotations in addition to their normal assignments.

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 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. #LI

Job Field: Engineering

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 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2006061

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