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Southern Company Component Maintenance Optimization (CMO) Manager- Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Component Maintenance Optimization (CMO) Manager- Vogtle 3&4


CMO Manager

Southern Nuclear Operating Company's Vogtle 3&4 nuclear plant’s engineering department provides various engineering functions to support the site. The department is seeking a Component Maintenance Optimization (CMO) Engineering Manager that will champion site component reliability improvements using preventive, predictive and proactive maintenance techniques and driving PM optimization. The CMO Manager in PM optimization and equipment performance improvements is critical to controlling site maintenance resources and preserving key site equipment assets. He/she is responsible for achieving high-quality proactive maintenance results through effective execution of various equipment condition based monitoring technologies, including vibration, lube oil, infrared thermography, electric motor testing, acoustics/ultrasonic and AOV/MOV analyses. He/she will report to the Plant Support Sr. Manager and be responsible for the following:

  • Scoping of online and outage work in accordance with associated milestones for components in a manner to ensure high levels of equipment and plant reliability.

  • Supporting the corrective action program, NRC inspections and assessments, maintenance requests, and identification of adverse trends.

  • Supporting emergent plant issues as necessary.

  • Providing leadership and expertise for the site and fleet through participation in peer teams.

  • Ensuring industry initiatives are aligned with SNC goals and vision.

  • Supporting continuous improvement at the site and fleet through self-assessments, benchmarking, industry support, and plant evaluations.

  • Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with counterparts at each nuclear plant site, as well as cross functional peers, to support effective problem resolution and teamwork.

  • Supporting the emergency response organization.

  • Executing the manager responsibilities outlined in NMP-ES-007, “Conduct of Engineering.”

  • Serving as the alternate chairperson for the Preventive Maintenance Oversight Group (PMOG).

  • Attending Program Tech Team meetings.

  • Review of sub-tier instructions/guidelines for the Heat Exchanger Program.

  • Ensuring air operated valve (AOV) scoping and categorization is performed correctly, and well as ensuring appropriate corrective actions are taken whenever adverse trends are identified.

  • Ensuring all provisions of the motor operated valve (MOV) program procedure are instituted.

  • Supervising and implementing the site snubber, large motor, and relief programs.

  • Coordinating condition-based maintenance (CBM) activities to ensure that overall site implementation and conduct of CBM is effective.

  • Prioritizing and reviewing the work of direct reports, or the work of others as assigned.

  • Supporting engineering duty rotation that may include backshifts and weekends.

  • Reviewing/approving personnel timesheets and expense reports.

  • Managing and documenting the performance of direct reports.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or related science from an accredited college or university.

Experience Requirements:

4 years of related experience that shall include one year of nuclear power plant experience, one year of supervisory or management experience, and 3 months of on-site experience.

Behavioral Attributes, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrates safety first, unquestionable trust, superior performance, and total commitment. Known internally as "Our Values."

  • Self-directed with strong initiative.

  • Maintains a quality individual development plan and is able to identify and correct gaps in behavior and performance for self and others to accomplish the same.

  • Strategic thinking with the ability to use good judgment to make sound engineering and business decisions and challenge group think or unvalidated assumptions.

  • Exhibits ownership and accountability and sets high standards for personal, group, department, site, and fleet performance.

  • Must have strong communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills, be a self-starter, a decision-maker, flexible, self-directed, and a team player.

  • Ability to demonstrate “one organization ensuring the reliability of seven, going on eight, reactors,” which includes leading across the organization to meet established goals for excellence in ER.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to initiate, coordinate, and/or provide oversight for multiple assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to build and sustain relationships.

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of new developments and changing technologies to help drive innovation for the site, fleet, and their team.

  • Ability to provide actionable and specific feedback, both constructive and positive, to engineers.

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. #LI

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Other Locations: United States

Job Type: Standard

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

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2007136