Nuclear Planning Specialist – Plant Vogtle 3&4 (I&C and Mechanical)

Waynesboro, GA

Nuclear Planning Specialist – Plant Vogtle 3&4 (I&C and Mechanical)

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for administering Instrument and Controls (I&C) or Mechanical craft planning for implementation, evaluation, corrective work instructions, and providing general support to the Maintenance teams as needed. Within the skill areas, a Nuclear Planning Specialist is expected to produce a high-quality product, be engaged with the work force, and seek ways to improve the product, use computer programs, analyze data and offer recommendations to engineers and supervisors. This position may be required to coordinate different projects or tasks.

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!

Management reserves the right to exclude job applicants who are currently employed by contractors and vendors supporting the construction of Vogtle units 3 and 4.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED is required; Associate's or Bachelor's degree or similar military training is a plus.

  • Five (5) years maintenance (I&C or Mechanical) experience in power plant or heavy industrial environment or military equivalent is required.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word & Power Point)

  • Possess effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Knowledge of work management software programs (Experience with MAXIMO is preferred)


  • Maintenance planning (I&C or Mechanical) experience in power plant or heavy industrial environment or military equivalent is required; SNC planning qual is a plus.

  • Knowledge of repetitive maintenance program, work controls processes, and procedures is preferred

  • Ability and desire to effectively lead others

  • Able to analyze problems and provide effective solutions

  • Knowledge of materials procurement, document control, and quality requirements is preferred

Other Requirements

  • Successful candidate must be willing to step outside of normal job duties to support leadership and training as needed

  • Successful candidate must be willing to be available for reasonable amounts of extended hours

  • Successful candidate must meet background screening and NRC fitness for Duty requirements

Southern Nuclear is a leader among the nation’s nuclear energy operators, running six – soon to be eight – units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power. For more than 40 years, the company has operated nuclear energy facilities at the highest levels of safety and reliability, creating carbon-free electricity for millions of homes and businesses.

SNC prioritizes the health and safety of the public and its employees above all else, operating its facilities safely, reliably and affordably for customers and communities while using innovative technologies and practices that enhance performance. This work is enabled by the continuous development, leadership and skills of a high-performing workforce.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy provider serving 9 million residential and commercial customers across the Southeast and beyond through its family of companies. Providing clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy with excellent service is our mission. The company has electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company with national capabilities, a fiber optics network, and telecommunications services. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, resilience, and sustainability, we are taking action to meet our customers’ and communities’ needs while advancing our commitment to net zero emissions by 2050. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and are the key to our sustained success. We are transforming energy into economic, environmental and social progress for tomorrow. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have earned the company national awards and recognition from numerous organizations, including Forbes, Military Times, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, J.D. Power, Fortune, Human Rights Campaign and more. To learn more, visit

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 Identification: 6460

Job Category: Facilities & Building Services

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Nuclear