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Southern Company Planning Supervisor - Plant Hatch in Vidalia, Georgia

Planning Supervisor - Plant Hatch


Planning Supervisor - Plant Hatch

It's an exciting time to be part of Southern Nuclear. 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!

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, planning and excavation activities continue for the future construction of two new reactors at our Plant Vogtle location. We currently have an opportunity for a Planning Supervisor at our Plant Hatch in Baxley, GA.

This posting is for Planning Supervision.


The Planning Supervisor, is responsible for setting and reinforcing management standards and expectations in the field, monitoring performance and providing feedback to assigned personnel. This position provides input for resource loading maintenance work into the schedule. In addition, this position must provide necessary support and normally fill a role in the Emergency Response Organization. This position will also require being "on call" as the Duty Maintenance Manager on a periodic rotation.


The Planning Supervisor, leads a group of Nuclear Planning Specialists with responsibilities including, but not limited to:

• Ensure standards are understood and enforced.

• Provide input for resource loading maintenance work into the outage schedules.

• Interface with other departments to plan schedule work for outages.

• Create work packages for craft and contractor use in the field.

• Provide clear understanding to workers of their performance.

• Ensure work plans and schedules fully utilize available worker-hours.

• Maintaining high standards and holding personnel accountable for meeting standards.

• Ensure management expectations for personnel safety, including dose management, are met for outage scheduling.

• Ensure expectations for conduct of maintenance are met.

• Use operating experience to prevent problems and improve performance.

• Use self assessments to identify opportunities to improve and confirm good performance.

• Use benchmarking to improve performance.

• Fill a designated role in the Emergency Response Organization.


Education Requirements:

• High school diploma or GED required.

• Bachelor's degree a plus.

Background/Experience Requirements:

• A minimum of two (2) years commercial or navy nuclear experience.

• Two (2) years of supervisory experience is desired, which may include both full time and/or temporary assignments to support special projects or outages.

• A minimum of four (4) years of related experience is required in planning, project management and/or scheduling.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Working knowledge of common computer tools, including MS Word and Excel.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Must be able to interface with other departments to plan scheduled work.

• Ability to create work packages for craft and contractor use in the field.

• Ensure work plans and schedules fully utilize available worker-hours.

• Must use operating experience to prevent problems and improve performance, must use self assessments to identify opportunities to improve and confirm good performance, and also must use benchmarking to improve performance.

• Must have working knowledge of computer software programs supporting assigned area such as P6, Maximo, ESOMS, and Excel.

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

• Must have strong communication and presentation skills.

• Must have strong problem solving skills.

• Must have working knowledge of codes, standards and technical specifications.

• Must have working knowledge of plant systems, structures and components.

Behavioral Attributes:

• Must be a change agent.

• Must possess desire to improve processes and performance.

• Must demonstrate interest in the business challenge.

Other Requirements:

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

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

• Any applicant accepting this position must ensure personal safety standards are understood and enforced and that assigned workers perform their work safely.

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.

Southern Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and strongly support diversity in the workplace.


Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Central Georgia-Vidalia

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: Georgia-Central Georgia-Baxley

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: SNC2005472

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