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Southern Company Nuclear Planning Specialist - Plant Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Nuclear Planning Specialist - Plant Hatch


It's an exciting time to be part of our growing organization. Southern Nuclear, headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates Southern Company's six nuclear reactors at three locations in Georgia and Alabama: two reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Waynesboro, GA; two reactors at Plant Hatch, near Baxley, GA; and two reactors at Plant Farley, near Dothan, AL. In addition, construction of two new reactors is ongoing at our Plant Vogtle location . If a new and significant challenge 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!

Nuclear Planning Specialist - Plant Hatch

The Nuclear Planning Specialist develops maintenance plans, packages and work orders used to support a wide variety of maintenance tasks including: preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, troubleshooting, and modifications. The successful candidate will be adept at standard Microsoft Office Suite computer tools and must be able to quickly learn new programs used for planning, scheduling and reporting.

The Nuclear Planning Specialist will walk-down work; research history; consult drawings, manuals and procedures; and develop detailed plans. This position requires good communication skills, primarily with maintenance workers, management, Engineering, Operations, and vendors, as well as excellent customer service. Shift work will be required at times in support of refueling outages. Call out duties will occur on a rotational basis.



  • Associate / Bachelor / Master degree is a plus.

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.


  • Two (2) years of nuclear power plant or Nuclear Navy experience is required.

  • Experience with Maximo (maintenance management software) is required.

  • Nuclear Planning Specialist qualification is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Well organized and capable of handling multiple priorities simultaneously.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Able to work in any environment demanded of the workforce, including temperature extremes and elevations.

  • Working knowledge of codes, standards, and technical specifications is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of plant systems, structures, and components is preferred.

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Maximo) is required.


  • Must be willing to consider future opportunities as a Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Instructor or other advancement opportunities.

  • Must exhibit Our Values – Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment.

  • Must be a change agent, self-motivated and proactive.

  • Must be inclined toward improving processes and performance.

  • Must demonstrate interest in the business challenge.


The successful candidate must meet background screening and NRC Fitness for Duty requirements.

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-Central Georgia-Baxley

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Hatch - 11028 Hatch Parkway, North (11028BAXLEY)

11028 Hatch Parkway, North

Baxley, 31513

Req ID: SNC2005511

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