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Southern Company Program Engineer - (PST/IST) V3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Program Engineer - (PST/IST) V3&4


Experienced Program Engineer Needed!


Vogtle 3&4 is seeking an experienced Program Engineer responsible for Preservice / Inservice Testing (PST/IST), nonregulatory valve programs (Check Valve and Relief Valves), and Appendix J (Containment Leak Rate Testing).

Program Engineers act as the site lead on development and implementation of the requirements applicable to their assigned programs, and aid in the troubleshooting or complex problem solving of issues within their expertise.

Prior to plant operation, responsibilities include ensuring regulatory and code required testing is performed or credited through the Initial Test Program activities, maintaining and issuing revisions to the PST and IST Program documents, and working with ITP and Operations to resolve issues with associated testing.

After Plant Operation, responsibilities include ensuring program required activities are scheduled according to site procedures for outages, assisting in program readiness and challenge meetings, and leveraging resources across the organization to continuously improve program performance.

Educational requirements:

  • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited program required

  • Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) license or certification is a plus

Background/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum eight (8) years of engineering related experience preferred

  • Minimum five (5) years of nuclear plant experience preferred

  • Experience within one or more assigned programs is required

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Capable of working efficiently, effectively, and respectfully across organizations: Program engineers coordinate with peers across Work Management, Maintenance, Operations, and Licensing. It is expected that they will be respectful and professional in every interaction

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and team success

  • Communicates effectively in oral and written applications

  • Able to balance multiple priorities simultaneously in an organized manner

  • Background in engineering with a working knowledge of applicable discipline (valves, snubbers, and leak rate testing)

  • Ability to solve problems and make sound engineering decisions, based on experience and appropriate industry practices, in order to make timely decisions that might impact plant safety and reliability

  • Ensures quality decisions are made by considering financial implications of decisions and actions to ensure costs are controlled.

  • Working knowledge in nuclear plant systems, structures, and components preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and team success

  • Proven organizational skills with ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office products, specifically WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT

  • Values diversity and respects the dignity of every individual

  • Assumes personal responsibility for individual and company successes

Technical Requirements:

  • Detailed knowledge of plant procedures and regulations in assigned area

  • Detailed knowledge of plant systems and processes

  • Working knowledge of computer software programs supporting assigned area

Other Requirements:

  • Each department engineer will be assigned as backup for additional programs. It is expected that engineers will develop a working level of knowledge to support these areas

  • Vogtle 3&4 Engineering maintains a duty support rotation and qualified Emergency Response Organization (ERO) staffing. Each department engineer is expected to participate in these rotations in addition to their normal assignments.

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 Field: Engineering

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

Work Location(s):

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

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2006685