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Southern Company Radiation Protection Supervisor (Plant Hatch) in Baxley, Georgia

Radiation Protection Supervisor (Plant Hatch)


Radiation Protection Supervisor (Plant Hatch)


The radiation protection supervisor is responsible for providing leadership and supervises a team of radiation protection technicians responsible for health physics related activities that support the conduct of operations and maintenance activities within radiation controlled areas of the facility. The person in this position will be responsible for providing oversight of the work management processes and the planning and preparation to support radiological work activities. The supervisor implements procedures to meet site and regulatory requirements. The supervisor also supports the emergency response organization by filling a designated position within the on-call rotation. Selected candidate must live within one hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability.



• At least four years cumulative commercial nuclear industry experience in applied radiation protection (ANSI N18.1-1971)

• Knowledge of plant procedures and regulations

• Knowledge of plant systems and processes

• Knowledge of the work management process

• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain priorities

• Effective at building and sustaining working relationships across disciplines

• Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet background screening and fitness for duty requirements.

• Any applicant accepting this position will be required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

• Candidate may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position/access requirements and essential job functions.

• Live within one hour of Plant Hatch for emergency response availability


• Associates degree in one of the physical sciences or engineering or equivalent Navy Nuclear training preferred. Associates degree specific to Radiation Protection or bachelor’s degree in related area; e.g., physical science, scientific field or engineering is strongly desired.

• Previous Supervisory Experience at a BWR is preferred

• NRRPT Certification is preferred


• Focus on safety and wellness to ensure employees follow safe work practices.

• Effectively lead the radiation protection technicians by developing clear goals, accountabilities, performance measures and developmental plans; hold employees accountable for demonstrating performance that is consistent with expected performance; plan for workforce changes to ensure work is not interrupted; value input from employees and incorporate suggestions, as appropriate.

• Engaged in the work management process by participating in the T week planning and critique process and providing direct oversight of field activities.

• Spend regular time in the field with employees providing oversight and direction, developing trust, and fostering relationships that promote an engaged workforce.

• Strive to improve the processes within the radiation protection department that drive continuous improvement.

Behavioral Attributes:

• Must exhibit the Southern Nuclear behaviors - Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

• Demonstrated commitment to Safety (results/behaviors)

• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills

• Strong personal safety record

• Demonstrated commitment to customer satisfaction

• Self-directed, high energy with strong initiative

• Must be able to lead and develop a diverse workforce, model high standards, and present a “get better every day” mentality, set high expectations of those around them and hold employees accountable for those expectations

• Demonstrates commitment to personal development and employee development

• Demonstrates personal ownership and accountability

• Team Player

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

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Job Field: Research & Laboratory Sciences

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: SNC2005555

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