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Southern Company Radiation Protection Support Superintendent - Plant Hatch in Baxley, Georgia

Radiation Protection Support Superintendent - Plant Hatch



The Radiation Protection Support Superintendent provides direction and leadership to a group of Radiation Protection Supervisors that are responsible for shift operations and specific plant support in the areas of outage planning, training, work orders, etc.

Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Company, manages and operates six nuclear power electric generating plants that provide approximately 20 percent of the electricity used in Alabama and Georgia. Southern Nuclear is leading the nuclear renaissance by building the first new U.S. nuclear reactors in more than 25 years. When completed, the two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors currently under construction at Plant Vogtle will make the facility the largest in the U.S. with four reactors on one site. This is an exciting time to join the Southern Company team and share your talents with a growing and progressive organization!


  • Six (6) years experience in radiation protection/health physics

  • Must meet minimum ANSI 3.1 standards

  • This position will be assigned to a position within the Emergency Response Organization (ERO). Assignment requires response to the station when an emergency is declared and is considered to be a condition of continued employment. The ability to arrive at the station to perform ERO responsibilities within 60 minutes of notification of an emergency is required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Health Physics, Engineering or related technical degree - preferred

  • Three (3) years supervisory/management experience

  • Knowledge of EPRI, INPO and industry programs

  • Knowledge of plant procedures and regulations

  • Knowledge of plant systems and processes

  • Knowledge of computer software programs supporting assigned area

  • Focus on ALARA planning, Radwaste Shipping, Maintenance of Radiological Instrumentation and Respiratory equipment, and Radiation Protection Training

  • Experience in supervision of covered employees

Leadership Competencies

Business Acumen

  • Fundamental understanding of: Southern Company's strategy, business model, top priorities, and customers; OpCo/BU strategy and top priorities; utility business operations; and business being led

Business Execution

  • Drive results of team by getting work done through others

  • Plan, schedule, assign, and monitor the work of others

  • Make appropriate resources available and ensure effective utilization

  • Innovate and improve current team practices and processes; solicit and implement solutions

  • Make critical, timely business/people decisions for team


  • Actively listen to understand

  • Communicate essential information to team in a clear and timely manner (oral and written)

  • Speak with and conduct presentations to internal groups

Leading People & Organizations

  • Set performance expectations, provide feedback, and recognize results

  • Have ongoing performance conversations with team members to calibrate performance and provide coaching/feedback

  • Energize/motivate team to improve work performance and teamwork

  • Ensure team members have development plans and receive necessary development

  • Act on poor performers

  • Leverage diversity to drive team performance, engagement, and innovation

  • Create an inclusive work climate

  • Drive change needed in work group or as directed by management

Organizational Savvy

  • Build effective working relationships with your boss, direct reports, and peers and appropriate networks to get things done

Personal Attributes

  • Role model Southern Style and hold team accountable for displaying Southern Style

  • Promote a focus on safety, improve Target Zero performance, and hold team accountable for doing the same

  • Be a credible spokesperson for company in informal community and business situations

  • Act with speed and self-confidence

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 Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

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: SNC2005823

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