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Southern Company Nuclear Security Officer - Plant Vogtle 1-4 in Waynesboro, Georgia
Nuclear Security Officer - Plant Vogtle 1-4
NUCLEAR SECURITY OFFICER, Plant Vogtle (Waynesboro, GA)
If you want to make an impact, then we want YOU!
Want to use your skills to make a difference in your community every single day? Then join the Southern Nuclear team that’s improving the lives of our neighbors in Alabama and Georgia. We operate six units for Alabama Power and Georgia Power that generate vital energy for our communities:
Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant near Dothan, Ala.
Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Plant near Baxley, Ga.
Alvin W. Vogtle Electric Generating Plant near Waynesboro, Ga.
Thanks to our people, we’ve earned our place as an energy leader. Take a look at this opportunity to see how people like you make a positive impact in the community.
This position has a target hiring timeline of Q2 2022. As an armed Nuclear Security Officer (NSO) at Plant Vogtle near Augusta, Georgia you will be part of a well-trained Security Organization charged with ensuring safety of personnel and nuclear reactor systems. The high security environment requires an elevated standard of mental and physical readiness in order to successfully deter and defeat the "Design Basis Threat (DBT)."
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
Summary of Position Duties:
The Nuclear Security Officer (NSO) reports to the Shift Lieutenant and supports daily shift activities which maintain site physical security. The responsibilities of the NSO include the following activities:
Continuous focus on SAFETY
Main gate and protected area access control
Vehicle search and escort
Personnel screening and search
Protected area and vital area patrols
Armed tactical contingency response
Live-fire weapons training
Annual testing and re-qualification
Dependable VIGILANCE at all times, 24/7 Sentry-posts
Educational / Background / Experience Requirements:
High School diploma or GED is required
Two (2) years law enforcement, military, corrections facility, or armed security experience desired
Current knowledge of security technology
Basic computer skills
Experience in dealing with regulations and procedures
Essential Physical / Mental Requirements:
Must meet and maintain Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements of physical fitness including normal weight, as evidenced by Southern Nuclear's current standard for acceptable Body Mass Index ratio/waist circumference. (See below for standard guideline; see the website address below for guidance in determining BMI). Body Mass Index < 32 (male) / <30 (female) -OR- Waist <42" (male) / <36" (female) : Dept. of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Website: Calculate your BMI - Standard BMI Calculator
Must be able to maintain Southern Nuclear's current standard for NSO physical fitness and work in an active and rigorous environment
Interpersonal skills / perform in team setting
Physical requirements: see, hear, speak, stand, walk, run, climb, heavy lifting, push, pull, bend, stoop, squat
Physical strength & dexterity
Ability to work in temperature extremes
Problem solving skills
Ability to comprehend & implement detailed regulatory requirements
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in radiological controlled areas
Available to work callout (overtime)
Mentally and physically fit-for-duty
NRC Medical Qualified for Security Officers per 10 CFR 73 appendix B
Overtime should be expected; normal range is 10 to 20%
Must be at least 21 years of age
Successful completion of onsite physical abilities test
Selection process may require up to 5 separate visits to the facility to complete all criteria
Successfully meeting background screening and NRC Fitness for Duty requirements
Successful candidate is required to serve on the Emergency Response organization AND live within one (1) hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability
Uphold Southern Company values: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment
Prioritizes work of self and others to ensure schedules are met
Incorporates other employees into decision-making when feasible, acting in a lead role to ensure quality decisions are made
Considers financial implications of decisions and actions to ensure costs are controlled
Communicates well both in writing and orally
Holds self accountable for superior results; respects the dignity of every individual; assumes personal responsibility for individual and corporate success
Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a super-regional energy company with 4.3 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Southeast. It is one of the largest producers of electricity in the U.S. Southern Company is the parent firm of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Power, Southern Nuclear, SouthernLINC Wireless, and Southern Telecom. Southern Company brands are synonymous with excellent customer service, high reliability, and prices that are 15 percent below the national average.
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...): No
Union Covered: Yes
Plant Vogtle 3 & 4 - 7825 River Road (7825WAYNESBORO)
7825 River Road
Req ID: SNC2006724