Southern Company Work Week Manager (Plant Farley) in Columbia, Alabama

Work Week Manager (Plant Farley)


As a leader in the realm of energy innovation, Southern Nuclear strives to maintain excellence by developing and inventing energy of the future. At Southern Nuclear, Our Values will guide us to make every decision, every day, in the right way: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment.

We generate this vital energy at our operating units in:

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

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

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

When it comes to compensation and benefits, our philosophy is simple: Southern Nuclear Company offers you competitive pay and benefits from the day you start work until the day you retire – and beyond.

Work Week Manager (Plant Farley)

Responsible for managing all weekly aspects of the scheduling process. Ensures all scheduling, estimating, planning, tagging, Radiation Work Permits (RWP's), priority setting, and work grouping are clearly identified and completed to support implementation of the site schedule. This person is the leader on site responsible for efficiently executing work weeks to ensure the highest potential equipment reliability possible.

Job Requirements:

  • 5 years nuclear power experience with at least 4 years cumulative commercial nuclear industry experience in scheduling management, project management, operations, maintenance, project controls or engineering is desired. 2 years of cumulative experience must have been in positions of increasing responsibility.

  • Work Management experience strongly preferred

  • Operations experience strongly preferred.

  • Personal Computer (PC) knowledge

  • Intradepartmental communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Experience with ESOMs/Maximo/P6 or similar scheduling software

  • Should be knowledgeable of business practices, project management practices, and must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the work management team.

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

Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Current or previous SRO license or certification strongly preferred

  • BS degree in an engineering or scientific discipline; or equivalent related education, training & experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of mainframe and PC based scheduling tools preferred

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Puts safety first in all activities

  • Must exhibit the Our Values: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment

Other Requirements:

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

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Directs the development and implementation of the scheduling process, including resolving schedule conflicts

  • Accountable to Site Management for being the single point for all work during work management planning and implementation

  • Responsible to site management for providing schedule performance information and developing plans for schedule implementations

  • Responsible for directing shift turnover meetings with maintenance, modifications, operations, and support organizations to direct the implementation of the work schedule

  • Directs the development and approves plan-of-the-day (POD) agenda material

  • Manages and directs critical path activities including number of material acquisitions, support conflict resolution, procurement review, management directions and focus, and coordination of engineering and technical organizations in conflict resolutions

  • Accountable for setting priorities for procurement and authorizing of necessary resources to ensure work is accomplished in accordance with the Site budget and schedule

  • Accountable for directing, managing, and initiating corrective actions for work that is not meeting approved scope, schedule, and cost

  • Manages a cross section of matrixed personnel (Operations, Maintenance, System Engineering, RadCon, etc.) with the plant to ensure the schedule meets both costs guidelines and due dates

  • Accountable for the review, authorization, and implementation of immediate attention to modification, maintenance, and surveillance testing activities on plant systems and equipment

  • Responsible for providing scheduling analysis to the Plant Manager, Work Control Manager, Maintenance Manager, Operations Manager, Technical Support Manager, etc.

  • Cognizant of the details, reasons, development and application of risk assessments for Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA) and Grid Risk

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: 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: SNC2005369

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