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Elec/I&C Systems Engineer - Plant Vogtle

Waynesboro, GA

Electrical and I&C Systems Engineer - Plant Vogtle 1&2

Electrical and Instrumentation and Controls Systems Engineer - Plant Vogtle 1&2

Job Summary

We are looking for Electrical / I&C Engineers. Experience in power generation is desired, but not required. The Electrical and I&C Systems Engineer works to ensure the long term reliability of assigned plant system(s). This will require the ability to learn the system to the component level, understand the underlying issues that may reduce reliability, and effectively develop, present and drive the implementation of improvement plans and maintenance strategies. Electrical and I&C Systems Engineers also perform causal analyses in response to equipment or system failures. Engineers at Southern Nuclear may have opportunities to manage special projects. Engineers also typically take key refueling outage assignments.

Job Requirements

Education B.S. or higher degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program or a PE license is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in digital (preferred) and analog instrumentation and controls (I&C) (i.e.: integrated plant computer systems, circuit boards, transmitters, analog controllers, digital controllers, etc.).

  • 2 or more years I&C engineering experience is preferred but not required (nuclear or energy related experience is helpful).

  • A background in Electrical / I&C Engineering with working knowledge of applicable discipline codes and standards.

  • 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.

  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate issues and proposed solutions.

  • The position requires the individual to be periodically (about 3 weeks per year) on-call and available to assist with related troubleshooting and restoration activities.

  • Infrequent overnight travel may be required.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Accepts ownership of assigned programs, projects and tasks and drives for improvements.

  • Develops strategy for optimum equipment performance and reliability.

  • Works well as part of a team.

  • 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.

Other Requirements

  • The 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: 5383

Job Category: Engineering

Job Schedule: Full time

Company: Southern Nuclear


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