Southern Company Nuclear Engineering Instructor - Plant Vogtle 1&2 in Waynesboro, Georgia

Nuclear Engineering Instructor - Plant Vogtle 1&2


Nuclear Engineering Instructor - Plant Vogtle 1&2

It's an exciting time to be part of our growing organization. Southern Nuclear, headquartered in Birmingham, AL, operates Southern Company's six nuclear reactors at three locations in Georgia and Alabama: two reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Waynesboro, GA; two reactors at Plant Vogtle 1&2, near Baxley, GA; and two reactors at Plant Farley, near Dothan, AL. In addition, construction of two new reactors is ongoing at our Plant Vogtle location. If a new and significant challenge is what you have been longing for, and if you are energized, positive, committed, and desiring to make a difference, then we are looking for YOU to join our team!

Nuclear Engineering Instructor - Plant Vogtle 1&2

SNC Plant Vogtle 1&2 has opportunities for a Nuclear Engineering Instructor in the Maintenance and Technical Training organization. This opportunity lies within the Engineering training program.


The Nuclear Engineering Instructor in the Maintenance and Technical Training organization is responsible for presenting and administering the Engineering training program. The Nuclear Plant Instructor will design, conduct and evaluate classroom and laboratory instruction; develop training and examination materials; and process and maintain training records for the Engineering training program. These activities are instrumental in maintaining the plant's INPO accreditation.


• Analyzing, designing, and developing lesson materials to be used in the training programs

• Conducting training sessions

• Determining training program effectiveness

• Maintaining plant training records

• Reviewing and maintaining training materials

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

• Assisting in the development and implementation of the overall training plan

• Supporting the line organization as requested during temporary outage assignments

• Managing the Engineering training program to include class scheduling and timekeeping

• Assisting in Corrective Action Program (CAP) activities

• Support Emergency Response Organization (ERO) as required

• Working as a team member to support Engineering training project workload with minimal supervision


Education Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a Bachelor's Degree in a related technical field required.

• Completion of an accredited-based technical training program, or equivalent as evidenced by a certificate, diploma, transcript, apprentice program syllabus, and/or INPO accredited training program (records as available) is preferred.

Background/Experience Requirements

• 5 years of Engineering experience desired

• At least 3 years power plant experience desired

• Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) experience preferred

• Previous experience as an Engineering power plant instructor preferred

• Understanding of and experience with the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process, including relevant INPO ACAD requirements desired

Knowledge Skills & Abilities

• Mastery of Engineering subject matter

• Excellent computer skills

• Ability to multi-task

• Ability to instruct and present to large groups

• Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

• Excellent organization skills

• Detailed knowledge of Engineering processes

• Experience in the field applications of Engineering fundamentals

• Ability to achieve and maintain a high-level of proficiency as a certified INPO instructor

• Ability to assess relevant training needs for students in accordance with policies and standards from Southern Company, INPO, and the NRC

• Manage training curriculum within the Vision server from InFocus Learning

• Stay informed as to relevant skill and qualifications levels required by Engineers for effective performance, and circulate requirements and relevant information to the organization as appropriate

• Design training courses and programs as necessary to meet training needs, and/or manage this activity via external provider(s)

• Cooperate with external training and accreditation bodies, agencies, and providers necessary to deliver required training to appropriate standards

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

Other Requirements

The successful candidate must meet background screening and NRC "Fitness for Duty" requirements. In addition, must meet the company physical requirements and ability to be respirator qualified.

Selected candidate must live within one hour of the SNC Emergency Operations Facility for emergency response availability.

Behavioral Attributes

Must exhibit the Southern Company's Our Values: Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance, Total Commitment:

• Safety First: We believe the safety of our employees and customers is paramount. We will perform and maintain every job, every day, safely.

• Unquestionable Trust: Honesty, respect, fairness and integrity drive our behavior. We keep our promises, and ethical behavior is our standard.

• Superior Performance: We are dedicated to superior performance throughout our business. We will continue our strong focus on innovative solutions, improving how we run our business and our commitment to environmental stewardship.

• Total Commitment: We are committed to the success of our employees, our customers, our shareholders and our communities. We fully embrace, respect, and value our differences and diversity.

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.


Job Field: Power Plant Operations & Maintenance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-East Georgia-Waynesboro

Operating Company: Southern Nuclear Operating Co

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Plant Vogtle - 7821 River Road (7821WAYNESBORO)

7821 River Road

Waynesboro, 30830

Req ID: SNC2005301