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Southern Company Site Engineering Supervisor- Programs (Plant Vogtle 3&4) in Waynesboro, Georgia

Site Engineering Supervisor- Programs (Plant Vogtle 3&4)


Site Engineering Supervisor, Programs - Plant Vogtle Units 3&4

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!

Southern Nuclear Operating Company's Plant Vogtle 3&4 Site Engineering organization is seeking a high performing supervisor with an analytical mindset and leadership skills. This position will be located at Southern Nuclear Company's Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro, Georgia.


This position is assigned to the Engineering Systems Department in the Operational Readiness organization. This position will be accountable for leading a group of engineers in the development and implementation of processes and procedures necessary to support the operation of the next generation nuclear power station. These responsibilities include equipment reliability, system health reporting, and oversight of major maintenance. Additional key responsibilities include the technical and career development of the engineering staff. Site Engineering will assist in the initial testing of the units, including component, system, and startup testing. This organization must ensure that SNC is ready to accept equipment reliability responsibilities in accordance with the station’s Design and Licensing Bases upon the completion of key construction milestones.

Supervisory Duties

  • Supervising assigned personnel, including training, development, annual reviews, and performance of any required discipline.

  • Ensuring proper implementation of corporate, plant, and department policies/procedures.

  • Ensuring training and qualification of personnel in accordance with applicable procedures.

  • Effectively and efficiently supporting plant departments in troubleshooting and problem resolution activities.

  • Ensuring proper nuclear and industrial safety practices are followed by employees and contractors.

  • Must model safe work behaviors.

  • Must be able to hold self and others accountable for safe work behaviors.

  • Ensuring personnel embrace the use of Human Performance Tools.

  • Serving as duty Engineering Supervisor.

  • Acting as an Engineering Manager as required.

  • Serve in the Emergency Response Organization as Engineering Supervisor in TSC.


  • Candidates are required to hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (not Engineering Technology) from an ABET accredited college or university.

  • An advanced degree and/or PE license is a plus.

Job Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of commercial nuclear power plant design or operation experience is preferred.

  • Previous supervisory experience is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of commercial nuclear power plant regulations, codes, and standards related to digital control systems, software control, cyber security and electrical supply is strongly desired.

Other Required Attributes

  • Strong background in design, systems, component, or programs engineering.

  • Working knowledge of plant operation.

  • Working knowledge of common computer tools, including MS Word and Excel.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to hold self and others accountable to established policies and procedures.

  • A high degree of management and teamwork skills are required to effectively provide supervision to other engineers and to maintain schedules and priorities for critical work.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

  • This position requires strong ownership skills, proactive traits, and interpersonal skills.

  • The successful candidate will hold themselves accountable for superior performance, commitment to other employees and the goals of nuclear safety, and demonstration of unquestionable trust.

  • The successful candidate will respect the dignity of every individual and their differing viewpoints.

  • Must be forward looking, able to anticipate challenges and apply a fleet level perspective on emerging issues

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

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

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: SNC2005714

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