Southern Company Maintenance Supervisor (FIN) - Plant Farley in Columbia, Alabama

Maintenance Supervisor (FIN) - Plant Farley



The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of employees responsible for all maintenance related activities at the site including safety, compliance, reliability, efficiency and workforce excellence. This individual will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance in support/communication of Southern Nuclear goals and strategic initiatives. This position ensures that Nuclear Safety is the overriding priority and instills this priority in the maintenance workers.

Not only will the successful candidate put safety first in all activities, they will drive continuous process improvement and job performance with team members. They will also demonstrate the ability to develop the team and effectively hold them accountable. They will demonstrate interest in the business challenge and, in turn, translate the challenges into appropriate actions for the team. They will be a change agent, while always promoting and striving for excellence.

If you want to make an impact, then we want YOU!

Want to use your skills to make a difference in your community every single day? Then join the Southern Nuclear team that’s improving the lives of our neighbors in Alabama and Georgia. We operate six units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power that generate vital energy for our communities:

  • Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.

  • Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga.

  • Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga.

Thanks to our people, we’ve earned our place as an energy leader. Take a look at this opportunity to see how people like you make a positive impact in the community:

The Maintenance Supervisor work schedule may include a steady 8 hour 5 weekday shift, a 12-hour rotating shift, or 12-hour rotating shift relief. Required travel is less than 10% for training purposes and to assist other plants in the fleet.


  • Ensure maintenance activities are performed in accordance with approved written documents such as approved plant procedures and work order instructions.

  • Demonstrate ownership of business and management goals, leading the team to align their efforts with those goals.

  • Participate actively in the Work Management Process to ensure work is executed safely, efficiently and effectively.

  • Encourage employees to develop a high level of craftsmanship with an emphasis on nuclear safety, personnel safety and equipment reliability.

  • Develop and implement troubleshooting plans

  • Observe maintenance staff and provide intervention and coaching to reinforce management expectations and positive behaviors.

  • Support/champion plant and department initiatives.

  • Participate in benchmarking and assessment activities as needed.

  • Provide ongoing training and evaluation opportunities for employees, insuring training standards and requirements are adhered to by all team members.

  • Model a high level of productivity within the department and team.

  • Drive personal ownership of the Corrective and Elective Maintenance Backlog, as well as the Corrective Action Program.

  • Must live within one hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required

  • Four years Electrical, Mechanical or I&C experience required

  • One year of commercial or Navy nuclear power experience required

  • Supervisory/leadership experience required

  • Previous work order planning experience preferred


  • Must be well organized and capable of handling multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Must have strong written, oral, and presentation skills

  • Must be able to demonstrate strong problem solving skills

  • Must be able to work in any environment demanded of the work force, including temperature extremes and elevations

  • Must have a working knowledge of plant maintenance and shop practices with aptitude in all disciplines

  • Must have a working knowledge of OSHA and NRC requirements and be familiar with plant design and function.

  • Understanding of IBEW contract preferred

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: Alabama-South Alabama-Columbia

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Farley - 7388 North State Hwy 95 (7388COLUMBIA)

7388 North State Hwy 95

Columbia, 36319

Req ID: SNC2005018