Southern Company Nuclear Power Plant Engineer (Mechanical)- Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia
Nuclear Power Plant Engineer (Mechanical)- Plant Vogtle 3&4
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, construction is underway for the two new reactors at our Plant Vogtle location.
We have opportunities located at Plant Vogtle, located in Waynesboro, GA for entry-level and experienced engineers:
Nuclear Power Plant Engineers - Mechanical
Summary of Job Duties:
We have openings for system engineers, program engineers, component engineers and design engineers at Plant Hatch (Nuclear Power Plant in Baxley, GA).
S ystem engineers:
Ensure the reliability of assigned plant systems. They solve system and component problems, provide direct technical support for operation and maintenance, and plan long term performance improvements.
Program and component engineers:
Direct implementation of assigned programs and work processes. Typical assignments are fire protection, Equipment Qualification, in-service inspection, in-service testing, NRC Maintenance Rule compliance, MOV/AOV/Heat Exchanger/Check valve component programs, cable monitoring, instrument & controls, flow accelerated corrosion, and/or snubber testing.
Duties include preparation / coordination of designs, calculations, drawings, cost estimates and schedules for plant modifications and retrofits. Work involves field walk downs for constructability and some construction coordination.
Engineers at Southern Nuclear may have opportunities to manage special projects. Also, engineers typically take key refueling outage assignments. Future developmental assignments in operations, maintenance, training, or quality assurance often prepare engineers for supervisory and management positions. Engineering assignments typically include on-call duty engineer and emergency plan response requirements.
BS in Engineering or PE License required.
BS in Mechanical Engineering strongly desired.
PE License desired
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A background in engineering with working knowledge of applicable discipline codes, standards and regulatory requirements related to the nuclear power industry.
3 years of engineering experience preferred
An ability to solve problems and make sound engineering decisions, based on experience and appropriate industry practices, in order to make timely decisions which might impact plant safety and reliability.
Previous experience in systems engineering, programs engineering, component engineering and design engineering preferred.
Working knowledge in BWR Systems, structures and components preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.
Capable of working efficiently and effectively across organizations.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft office products, specifically WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT.
Accepts ownership of assigned programs, projects and tasks.
Develops strategy for optimum use of resources.
Manages financial performance to control costs.
Works through conflicts to create win/win situations.
Holds self and others accountable for results.
Values diversity and respects the dignity of every individual.
Assumes personal responsibility for individual and company successes
Please note: This position may require the successful completion of the SNC Initial Engineering Training as a condition of continued employment. The training is a rigorous period that may require studying after work hours.
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 www.southerncompany.com.
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: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro
Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co
Job Type: Standard
Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)
7825 River Road
Req ID: SNC2005711