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Southern Company Engineering Instructor - Plant Vogtle 3&4 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Engineering Instructor - Plant Vogtle 3&4


Engineering Instructor – Plant Vogtle 3&4

NOTE: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a 20-minute classroom presentation on an Engineering-related topic of their choice.

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.

The Engineering Instructor is responsible for analysis, design, development, presentation, and evaluation of Plant Vogtle 3&4 Engineering training programs. The individual will report to the Technical Training Lead Instructor and will perform activities instrumental in sustaining the plant’s Institute for Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) accreditation; specifically,

  • Conduct needs, job, and task analyses

  • Design classroom, laboratory, and flow loop instruction

  • Develop training and examination materials, including lesson plans, simulator guides, and mentoring guides

  • Conduct training sessions in classroom, laboratory, flow loop trainer, and simulator settings

  • Administer training program, to include class scheduling and time keeping

  • Assist in determining training program effectiveness

  • Process and maintain plant training and accreditation records

  • Plan training budgets and forecast costs related to Engineering training

  • Organize training venues, logistics, transport, and accommodations as required to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery

  • Conduct assessments, research, and evaluations as requested by the Technical Training Lead Instructor

  • Support Fleet instructor peers with all phases of training standardization

  • Support development and implementation of other training programs

  • Support Engineering Line organization in special projects and outage assignments

  • Assist in Corrective Action Program activities

Job Requirements

  • ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (not Engineering Technology) OR Professional Engineer (PE) license is required.

  • Minimum of four (4) years of engineering related experience is required.

Employer Preferences

  • 3 years of nuclear power-plant engineering related experience is preferred

  • Prior experience with the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process, including classroom instructor experience and experience with accreditation renewal is preferred.

  • Completion of INPO Instructor Certification Program is strongly preferred.

  • Completion of INPO-accredited Engineering Orientation training course

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Engineering disciplinary and fundamentals knowledge

  • Knowledge and understanding of commercial nuclear plant regulations, codes, and standards

  • Communications skills, to include written and oral presentation skills, ability to instruct large groups, and delivering feedback

  • General computer skills

  • Management of training curriculum within Vision server from InFocus Learning

  • Able to solve problems and make sound engineering decisions

  • Able to prioritize and work effectively with minimal supervision in deadline-oriented environment

  • Able to work efficiently across a large organization

  • Able to develop and build creative mockups and training lessons from concept to classroom delivery

Behavioral Attributes

  • Strong safety focus

  • Model unquestionable trust, total commitment, and superior performance

  • Personal accountability for individual and team results

  • Values feedback

  • Resolves conflict to create win-win situations

Other Requirements

  • Must meet background screening and NRC "Fitness for Duty" requirements. In addition must meet the company physical requirements

  • Must satisfactorily complete initial Engineering Orientation training

  • This position will be assigned to a position within the Emergency Response Organization (ERO). Assignment requires the ability to arrive at the station within 60 minutes of notification of an emergency and is considered to be a condition of continued employment

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...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

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

7825 River Road


Req ID: SNC2006064

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