Southern Company Engineer, Site Programs - Plant Vogtle 1&2 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Engineer, Site Programs - Plant Vogtle 1&2


Engineer, Site Programs - Plant Vogtle 1&2

Job Summary

Program Engineers direct implementation of assigned programs and work processes.

Major programs include: Steam Generator Reliability, License Renewal, Heat Exchangers, Containment Integrity, Underground Pipe and Tanks, In-Service Inspections, Flow Accelerated Corrosion, and Fatigue Management. Program Engineers will be responsible for maintaining equipment reliability, ensuring regulatory compliance, knowledge and application of industry best practices, budgets, and for the performance or oversight of inspections of plant equipment. Also, Program Engineers typically take key refueling outage assignments. Engineering assignments typically include on-call duty engineer and emergency plan response requirements.

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!

Management reserves the right to exclude job applicants who are currently employed by contractors and vendors supporting the construction of Vogtle units 3 and 4.


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited program or PE License required

  • Mechanical or Civil Engineering discipline preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A background in 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.

  • Previous experience in systems engineering, programs engineering, or component engineering preferred.

  • Experience and working knowledge of ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code Section XI is a plus.

  • Working knowledge in Nuclear Plant Systems, structures and components preferred.

  • Strong verbal 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.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Places highest priority on nuclear and industrial safety.

  • Accepts ownership of assigned programs, projects and tasks.

  • Develops strategy for optimum use of resources.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Uses rigor and formality when performing work to minimize errors.

  • 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.

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 (EOE) of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

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 - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO)

7821 River Road

Waynesboro, 30830

Req ID: SNC2005194