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Southern Company Systems Engineer - Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Systems Engineer - Plant Vogtle 3&4


Experienced Systems EngineersNeeded!

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 (SNC), 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:

  • Plans, organizes and manages work to meet projectschedules and changing priorities.

  • Evaluates failures and recommends appropriate course ofaction.

  • Evaluates, monitors and trends plant data for assignedarea of work or system.

  • Troubleshoots systems, performs predictive and rootcause analysis, and determines and initiates corrective action.

  • Plans assigned phases of preventive, routine andspecial programs, and performs engineering evaluations needed for theoperation of a safe and economical nuclear plant.

  • Provides guidance and training to other employees andcontractors on technical issues within an assigned area of work or system.

Educational Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited program required .

  • Electrical, Mechanical, Reactor, or Nuclear preferred.

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • Nuclear power plant experience is highly preferred.

  • Two or more yearsengineering experience from working in a power plant,manufacturing, heavy industry, or construction required.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Prioritizes work of self and others to ensure schedulesare met.

  • Incorporates vendors/contractors and other employeesinto decision-making when necessary.

  • Ensures quality decisions are made by consideringfinancial implications of decisions and actions to ensure costs arecontrolled.

  • Holds self accountable for superior results; respectsthe dignity of every individual; assumes personal responsibility forindividual and corporate success.

Technical Requirements:

  • Detailed knowledge of plant procedures and regulationsin assigned area.

  • Detailed knowledge of plant systems and processes.

  • Working knowledge of computer software programssupporting assigned area.

Engineers are required to complete background checks and pass engineering orientation. Additionally, training to maintain badge access and engineering proficiency will be required successfully completed. Engineers will be expected to work flexible hours and hold engineering duty positions as part of their normal job function.

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 opportunityemployer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard torace, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status,genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or anyother basis prohibited by law. #LI

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: SNC2006012

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